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  • Black Friday game sales start early — Here’s our updated list (Updated Sunday)

    1:15pm By Jeff Scott
    Just as certain as we will all overeat on Thanksgiving day, there will be games on sale for Thanksgiving week. This year is no exception, we will all eat too much, forget to save room for the pumpkin pie, and lapse into a food coma before it’s even dark…
  • ‘Far Cry 4′ Gets Two Companion Apps

    Sat 4:50pm By Chris Reed
    It’s been a common thing for a while for big game companies to release a companion app alongside their AAA titles. These come in a variety of flavors, including informational apps that let you check out your loadouts, and mini games that (often tenuously)…
  • Telltale’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Gets a Trailer

    Thu 8:08pm By Chris Reed
    Looks like those leaked screenshots were legit. Telltale has released the first trailer for its upcoming Game of Thrones adventure game, and it’s definitely set in the universe of the HBO show. Watch it below. From what little they show, it looks pretty…
  • SteelSeries Stratus XL Controller Now Available

    Wed 9:24pm By Chris Reed
    Controlling (some of) your iOS games is about to get a lot easier. At least, that’s if you’ve got an extra $70 to spare. That’s because the much anticipated SteelSeries Stratus XL gaming controller has just been made available over on the Apple Store.If…
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Game Screenshots (Allegedly) Leaked

    Mon 9:31pm By Chris Reed
    Sure, you could play some other Game of Thrones game, but it’s probably best to wait for the upcoming adventure game from Telltale, the makers of the excellent The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us. That game is supposedly coming soon, but it looks like…
  • MOBA Shown at iPhone 6 Event, Vainglory out now

    Mon 4:50pm By Jeff Scott
    The super sexy MOBA shown at the iPhone 6 announcement event earlier this year, Vainglory from Super Evil Megacorp is out now. Available in iPhone and iPad versions, get to fighting! Take a look at the video below for an intro to the game.
  • Best Games On Sale or Free Right Now

    Nov 16, 2014, 3:48 pm By Chris Reed
    Once again a handful of excellent games are currently free or on sale right now on the App Store. Check out our list of the best of the best, with pricing, review links, and App Store links all in one place. Then hop over to the App Store to fill up your iOS…
  • New Trailer Released for ‘Tales from the Borderlands’

    Nov 13, 2014, 5:45 pm By Chris Reed
    If you’re a fan of Telltale’s awesome adventure games like The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us, you’ll be pleased to hear that the upcoming game Tales from the Borderlands is on track to hit the App Store by year’s end. You can check out a new…
  • XCOM: Enemy Within Out Tonight for iOS

    Nov 12, 2014, 11:52 am By Jeff Scott
    XCOM: Enemy Within is the follow-up to the amazing XCOM: Enemy Unknown and is being released as a standalone game tonight on the App Store. The game for iPhones and iPads will include new features, abilities, gear, etc. Here’s a short list from 2K on some of…
  • Monument Valley Expansion Released – Forgotten Shores

    Nov 12, 2014, 10:28 am By Jeff Scott
    Monument Valley [App Store] is, without a single doubt, one of the most beautiful games produced on mobile. It’s a M.C. Escher-esque 3D puzzler with gorgeous visuals and sound. The update released today introduces 8 new levels that build on the story and…
  • ‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ Companion App Released

    Nov 11, 2014, 10:13 pm By Chris Reed
    It seems like just yesterday that the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare companion app was released, and already it’s been followed up by an Assassin’s Creed Unity companion app. I kid of course, but it’s kinda cool how companion apps for big-budget games…
  • New Tony Hawk Mobile Game in the Works

    Nov 10, 2014, 9:36 pm By Chris Reed
    Tony Hawk has announced on Twitter that a new Tony Hawk game will be coming to consoles and mobile. “Now wait just a minute,” you might be saying. “Wasn’t there supposed to be a game called Tony Hawk Shred Sessions coming to mobile this summer?…
  • ‘South Park’ Skewers Free-to-Play Games

    Nov 6, 2014, 8:14 pm By Chris Reed
    Sometimes South Park is on the cutting edge of criticism, while other times they’re a little late to the party. The most recent episode of the show makes fun of freemium games, which isn’t exactly a new complaint for mobile gamers, but it’s always nice…
  • Out Now: World of Warriors from Mind Candy

    Nov 6, 2014, 1:35 pm By Jeff Scott
    World of Warriors [App Store: Free] is a new battler/RPG type game from the makers of the Moshi Monsters game. A little grittier of a game for them. The game looks fantastic and has some lush graphics and animation. It is, of course, free to play. To keep it…
  • Big Game Night: ‘The Sailor’s Dream’ and More

    Nov 5, 2014, 4:58 pm By Chris Reed
    It’s Wednesday, and that means this week’s crop of big games will land on the App Store tonight at 11 p.m. Eastern time. The biggest game is The Sailor’s Dream, which should be a great purchase for fans of non-traditional games. For the rest of the…
  • ‘Subterfuge’ Gets a Trailer

    Nov 4, 2014, 10:06 pm By Chris Reed
    There’s a genre of board game that’s based on your ability to lie as much as any other kind of strategizing. I’m talking about games like Werewolf, Saboteur, and The Resistance. Subterfuge looks like that kind of game. A new trailer starring Adam…
  • ‘CoD: Advanced Warfare’ Companion App Released

    Nov 3, 2014, 2:12 pm By Chris Reed
    Whether you’ve grabbed a Day Zero edition of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, or are planning to pick up the game at some point in the future, you can hop over to the App Store right now to download the game’s free companion app. All you have to do is click…
  • Judge: Police Can Make You Unlock Your Phone With Touch ID

    Nov 2, 2014, 7:16 pm By Chris Reed
    If you have use Apple’s Touch ID as a way to unlock your iPhone 5S or 6, your phone might not be as safe from prying eyes as one locked using only a password. That’s according to a judge who ruled that police officers can force criminal defendants to…
  • ‘Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition’ Expected Soon

    Oct 31, 2014, 4:24 pm By Chris Reed
    Once Beamdog Studios released Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition and Baldur’s Gate II on the App Store, it wasn’t a surprise to hear that Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition wa on its way. The game has already landed on the Google Play store and PC, and is…
  • Tom Baker added to Doctor Who: Legacy

    Oct 30, 2014, 10:19 am By Jeff Scott
    Doctor Who: Legacy isn’t a new game, not by a long shot. But at just about a year on the App Store now, Doctor Who: Legacy has seen regular updates. This latest update adds Tom Baker to complete the full compliment of all 12 Doctors to the game. Doctor Who:…
  • Best of the Halloween 2014 Sales

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:17 pm By Chris Reed
    There’s no excuse like a good old fashioned holiday for developers to put their apps on sale. This Halloween is no different. Some games on sale are scary or dark and twisted. Others aren’t, but don’t let that stop you from tapping the “buy” button…
  • Entries Open for the 11th International Mobile Gaming Awards

    Oct 29, 2014, 6:37 pm By Jeff Scott
    The 11th annual IMGA is now accepting entries. If you are a game developer, head on over to the entry form and get your game entered. Entries are accepted through December 31st and there is no entry fee. The IMGAs are the most prestigious awards for mobile…
  • ‘The Sailor’s Dream’ Launches November 6

    Oct 27, 2014, 9:10 pm By Chris Reed
    Simogo, the makers of the unique, visionary games Device 6 and Year Walk, have just announced that their next game, The Sailor’s Dream, will land on the App Store on November 6. That’s a week from Thursday, so mark your calendar. They’ve also released a…
  • This Weekend’s Sales and Freebies

    Oct 24, 2014, 8:03 pm By Chris Reed
    We all love a great deal, and there’s no better kind of deal than a deal on a great game. A handful of excellent games have gone either on sale or free of late, so check out our picks, and download any game that strikes your fancy this weekend. Free Bike…
  • Is ‘Galactic Keep’ Finally Happening?

    5:20pm By Chris Reed
    To say Galactic Keep: Dice Battles has been in development for a while would be something of an understatement. This table-top RPG-style game was the basis of one of my early posts on this site, way back in 2009. It has cropped up a few times since, but now we…
  • ‘Hearthstone’ is Coming to iPhone in Early 2015

    Oct 21, 2014, 11:07 pm By Chris Reed
    In Blizzard’s latest Hearthstone blog post, the company has a few pieces of news to share, plus a fancy infographic about how popular Hearthstone has become (it’s very popular). The key item mentioned for iOS gamers is that the iPhone and Android phone…
  • Video Shows ‘Sonic 3 & Knuckles’ Proof of Concept

    Oct 20, 2014, 8:55 pm By Chris Reed
    Who needs a resume when you have skills like these? Below is a proof of concept video that shows Sonic 3 & Knuckles running on iOS. The only thing left for Sega to do is to port the game over with the help of the very people who made the video. The folks in…
  • Episode 3 of ‘Répblique’ Releases Next Week

    Oct 17, 2014, 4:58 pm By Chris Reed
    Developer Camouflaj has announced that it will bring the third episode of the ongoing series République to the App Store on Thursday, October 23. The episode, subtitled Ones & Zeroes, promises to be the most expansive one yet, clocking in at around three…
  • ‘N.O.V.A. 3 Freedom Edition’ is a Free-to-Play ‘N.O.V.A. 3′

    Oct 16, 2014, 9:20 pm By Chris Reed
    New iPad announcements aren’t the only thing going on today. If you never got around to buying the excellent 2012 shooter N.O.V.A. 3, today’s your lucky day. Gameloft has released a free, ad-supported version called N.O.V.A. 3 Freedom Edition. You can…
  • ‘Angry Birds Transformers’ Is Now Available

    Oct 15, 2014, 9:11 pm By Chris Reed
    Rovio has officially unleashed Angry Birds Transformers upon the world — or at least the part of the world that runs iOS. It’s a free app that you can download right here. Since nothing in life is actually free, however, the game accompanies a line of…
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