Forgot about the rumors and speculation: Tuesday, Oct. 22 has arrived, and we'll all soon know what Apple has in store for us with a fall media event in San Francisco that will unveil what the company has to offer through the end of the year and into early 2014. Since the website will be dominated by Apple-related stories today, our overnight recap is mostly a little break from all that noise, so dive in and enjoy!
Sitting in the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday for Nintendo's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press conference, I had undoubtedly the same reaction to Nintendo's new console as many of you watching live streams and reading the ensuing tweets: What the hell? My second thought couldn't have been terribly unique, either -- with that white bezel, touchscreen, and front-facing camera, I couldn't help but think that the controller looked just like a white iPad 2 with buttons and directional inputs on the sides.
For some gamers, there’s no school like the old school. Thanks to the jailbreaking community and the Bluetooth connectivity of Nintendo’s Wii Controller, you can combine the gaming greatness of the 1990s with the high-tech power of Apple’s iPad. Let’s get started!
If there's a place in your heart for amazing puzzle games, odds are that World of Goo has already found a place within it.
That being said, 2D Boy, the cool cats behind World of Goo, have gone on record to state that the game will be released on the iPad "as soon as we get approved by Apple" and that they hope to release the game "before the holiday season"
While it might not be Apple-related news, the pew-pew minded folks over our sister site Gamesradar have pointed out something simply too awesome to ignore: Super Mario is 25 years old, and to celebrate Nintendo is gearing up to celebrate!
How hardy will the Japanese game company party? According to Gamesradar, hard enough to bust out a 25th Anniversary Edition pack of Super Mario games spanning the full quarter-century of the franchise's existence. We're sure you'll agree, that's pretty sweet.