For some Monty Python fans this is a dream 35 years in the making. It may not seem like the most likely subject for a video game, but developer Zed Worldwide has reimagined the livestock catapult from the classic comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail as an Angry Birds-esque physics puzzle game.
Emross War, a free-to-play strategy MMO game, has launched in the App Store. This high fantasy kingdom-strategy simulator starts the player off as a young lord who has just inherited a castle. From there, it is your duty to expand the kingdom and defend your people against the almost-certainly-evil "Chaos Army."
Apps let you transform the iPhone touch screen into a wide array of different tools and entertaining diversions, but accessories can further accentuate that fun, or simply provide a great way to carry your iPhone and iPad around. Looking for some fun new accessories? Look no further!
Stan Lee is best known as the father of Marvel comics. He's created most of the mainstay superheroes of that brand including world famous icons like the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, the X-men, Iron Man, and Thor. In 2010, Marvel asked Stan Lee to try to strike gold again, and tasked him with the creation of a new generation of superheroes. One of those heroes, The Traveler, is now being featured in a new iOS action game.
Gameloft is bringing yet another of Ubisoft's (its sister company) greatest franchises to iOS platforms. A new trailer was recently released to hype the announcement of Tom Clancy's Rainbox Six: Shadow Vanguard. We don't yet know very much about the game itself, but given 15 years of history, we can make some pretty educated guesses as to how Shadow Vanguard will play.
There's been a lot of smack talk over the past year from Sony surrounding the iPhone as a gaming device in comparison to the PSP. While most consumers can see that the comparison of a device that does pretty much everything to one that focuses on doing one task very well is an apples and oranges sort of affair. However, all that could change this Thursday as Sony will could be officially announcing the details of their much rumored and often prayed for PSP phone.
Based on the adorable Ninjatown characters created by toy company Shawnimals, Trees of Doom is a fun climbing game where your black-pajama-wearing friend scampers up a pair of trees, jumping back and forth between them to avoid enemies and obstacles and grab power-ups. Mushrooms act as trampolines for a quick boost, and branches are slingshots that let you aim your ninja before flinging him higher. All you have to do is tap the screen to jump and hold to run, but it’s still as tricky as it is adorable.
There's good news this morning for Verizon iPhone customers: The company has officially announced that they will be offering an unlimited iPhone data plan for $30 a month. Given that AT&T did away with their unlimited data plan in favor of tiered pricing last summer for most iPhone users, this could be a very compelling reason to switch carriers.
Console and PC gamers have been enjoying the delightfully frightening Dead Space games for over two years now. Now,iOS gamers will get their chance to experience the spooks of Electronic Arts' horror gaming franchise. Dead Space has reportedly already been released on the New Zealand App Store, and will be making its way to the United States tonight at 11 PM Eastern Standard Time.
Sure, your iOS device comes with a calendar built in and on the iPad it's phenomenally gorgeous, but Apple's helpful app is a little less than helpful. For instance, syncing. If we had something entered on the desktop iCal, it would be great if it would sync to our iPhones or iPads without us having to dig out our cords, plug them into our devices and our computers, fire up iTunes, click on Sync, and sit around twiddling our thumbs -- or if we didn't have to shell out a hundred bucks a year for a MobileMe subscription. Wireless syncing would be an awesome way to resolve some of this, but maximum flexibility and syncability is what we're after. Enter Google Calendars and the apps that supersize it.
By itself, Google Calendars accessed by browser on your iOS device is even weaker than Apple's options. Stripped down to its essence, the interface is not attractive and is pretty limited in what you can do. Sure, you can move from mobile view to desktop view and gain more functionality -- but this works best on an iPad. We want the world and we want it now.