Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is the biggest release this week, following its Mac version by just a few weeks, though Hitman Go, Unpossible, and Yomi are also standout options, along with a handful of potential others we’ve highlighted. And Gameloft’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game is still supposed to launch anytime now, but it’s not yet on the App Store as of this writing—so maybe it’ll pop up later on.
Since film reboot The Muppets was released in 2011, the furry creatures have skyrocketed back to a level of popularity they haven’t enjoyed since the 1980s. My Muppets Show gives players the chance to put on their own titular performance, inspired by the classic television series, by tackling myriad tasks around the stage. While the Muppets themselves are true to form, the gameplay is of an ilk we’ve seen many times before with no real improvement on the basic design.
As recently as 2011, people were predicting that social gaming giant Zynga was going to play a big hand in killing off gaming consoles and perhaps even traditional video games through its Facebook franchises. Considering that Zynga announced today that it's laying off 520 employees — that's 18 percent of its workforce — that no longer seems to be the case. As reported by AllThingsD, Zynga claims the layoffs herald a transition toward a focus on mobile games.
Have you ever downloaded a free game on your iPhone and wondered how in the world the developer could possibly be making money with it? As it turns out, the so-called “freemium” business model is actually far more lucrative than charging money, at least for mobile.
Facebook is a great social networking website, however, if you have a public profile or a lot of friends, your networking experience may quickly become a mess of unsightly comments and game requests. In this how to, we'll show you how you can remove offensive posts from your Facebook wall and photos, and how you can block game requests all together.
It was only a matter of time, but it's now official. FarmVille has been launched for the iPad, so now users can have a cross platform experience by being able to keep an eye on their farms on the web, iPhone and iPad at the same time. It's free and in the iTunes App Store now!
Look, we're just reporting on this because we know there are a ton of you out there that are interested in this addictive online game. Zynga's FarmVille is now an iPhone app. This casual, nay, insanely addictive and absolutely dangerous for you game will enable you to raise a farm and share stats and crops with your friends. Not only that, but it will suck you in and your friends will never see you leave the house ever again.
Well, actually it's the iPhone version of the game--so, really, you could go outside and play the game.
Anyway, the game is currently available for download in New Zealand. The American iTunes store should get it tomorrow.