As we start to move forward into 2012, we're taking a quick look back at some of last year's top original iOS games -- stellar touchscreen experiences that weren't sequels, spin-offs, or built on endlessly familiar mechanics.
Well, the biggest party of the year is coming up and if you're traveling or if your the only parents at the party, you're going to need a little something for your kids to play. Or maybe your kids have already busted through the iTunes gift cards from their stockings and they're looking for something new in the App Store. In our final installment of the year, we've got games for the kidlets lined up for you.
Gamers get a huge bunch of price drops today from only two developers. This news is so big it's shoving any other price drop of note aside and going straight for the jugular. Enough chatter, let's get to the matter.
Games designed specifically for holidays are rarely worth a time or money investment, but luckily, more and more awesome existing games are entering the fray with updates that add visual and/or audio elements that fit the time of year. Here are 10 iOS picks current sporting seasonal updates.
This week's price drops represent something a little on the class side of things. Classics from literature as well as classics in the gaming world. We are high and mighty here at Mac|Life, we drink with our pinkies extended, and we play games, like a sir. And we love cheap games!
Because of the Mac App Store's widespread availability, developers are starting to optimize top iOS hits for the Mac, plus blockbuster releases and past favorites are filling up the virtual store shelves. If you're seeking a stellar recent game to play on your own or with your family, here are eight options worth considering.
The ridiculous variety of games on the App Store never ceases to amaze us. Every week we feature a few games that are worth keeping an eye on. From stunt hamsters to street gangs, we're always surprised by the level of variety being offered. This week was no different as we take a look at a Grand Theft Auto clone, an epic Zelda-style quest, and a strategy game about nesting chickens...no seriously, and it looks amazing too!
It's hardly news that the iOS platform is one of the biggest markets for gaming. Whether it's a small developer or a huge app studio, games make up a huge percentage of the App Store. And who doesn't like a little gaming now and then? With these price drops, you'll be getting even more gaming bang for your buck.
Restrictions in iOS work simliarly to Parental Controls in OS X. It’s an easy way to restrict unauthorized users from accessing certain functions in iOS, and keep the kids away from inappropriate content.
To begin, head over to Settings > General > Restrictions and tap “Enable Restrictions” to set a password and get started restricting functionality.
It's been almost a dozen years since the last official Diablo release, and for those of you hankering for a killer role-playing experience in 2012, you won't be disappointed.
The Diablo III beta has hit, muchos hours have been sunk into playing it, and the Diablo franchise has returned in fine style with beautiful graphics and a familiar play style. Plus, improved mechanics simplify routine tasks like maintaining an inventory, upgrading equipment, and converting additional items to cash or material components on the fly -- something you used to have to return to town or a vendor for.