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!
So Apple fans, did any of you experience the Siri outage? We're told it was a huge deal, but then we also heard from many that they had no troubles. So was it a big news story or wasn't it? Apple commented on it, reminding us that Siri is in beta testing right now, so glitches are to be expected. What else was shaking in this week's hot Apple news?
This is a nice little find from the folks over at 9to5Mac: The creators of a new Kickstarter project called iEmu are working on a desktop emulator that lets you run iOS apps on your Mac or Windows machine, and your Android device. Hey, remember playing old school console games on your Mac? Now you'll be able to do so with all the new iOS games.
Steve Uy established himself well in the comic book industry over the last decade, illustrating covers for Marvel's Uncanny X-Men and Iceman, along with DC's JSA Classified and other books, as well as providing full artwork for several issues of Marvel's Avengers: The Initiative. He also put out two of his own self-created mini-series: Feather, released in 2003 by Image Comics, and Jova's Harvest, which followed in 2005 from Arcana Studios.
This week, you may have read that Cut the Rope made the leap from mobile game to comic book. This is exciting news not only for the developers of the adorable game, but also for the fans. We sat down with David Hedgecock of APE Entertainment for a few minutes at Comic-Con and chatted about the upcoming digital comic book.
Just what turned a quivering block of tofu into a stretching and leaping martial artist isn't clear, but he's got his work cut out for him. Across 100 tricky levels, he'll have to dodge rows of spikes, leap past spinning blades, learn the timing of deadly intermittent laser beams, and more. To-Fu bounces off metal plates, slides down glass, rides rotating wooden blocks, and warps between color-coded teleporters.
E3 is coming to a close, but we've still got plenty of neat pictures to share with you all. Our experience at E3 this year was great fun, and we can't wait for next year. We certainly expected iOS gaming to take a bigger piece of the showcase this year, but it's clear that the platform still isn't getting the attention it deserves from the gaming public.