Posts Tagged "iPhone and iPad"

Game Theory with Scott Steinberg: Episode 1

Game Theory with Scott Steinberg: Episode 1

Battered and bruised by plummeting sales, the video game industry staggers on, steadily losing ground at retail. When will we finally wake up and realize that things have irrevocably changed? From social network games to motion controls, iPhone apps, 3D games and cloud computing, the modern gaming business isn’t just virtually unrecognizable. It’s also being completely reinvented courtesy of new concepts like digital distribution and free-to-play titles with...

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Are Apps the Future of Garage Development?

Are Apps the Future of Garage Development?

Apple’s iPhone and iPad App Store has been the source of countless get rich quick stories. But for every game developer that’s made a viable business out of selling games to smartphone owners, hundreds will tell you that their plans went terribly awry. Still, the influence of apps seems only to be growing for today’s independent garage developer – or is it? To get to the bottom of the story, we asked Bjorn Larsson, head of Spooky Spirits:...

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10 Essential iPad Games

10 Essential iPad Games

While a list of the 10 best Apple iPad games is essentially impossible to compile (everyone’s got their own subjective opinion, naturally), what’s a little thing like common sense to stop us from taking our best shot? Case in point: A recent column for CNN wherein we run down the top 10 best games for iPad – at least, from yours truly’s perspective. Suffice it to say that it wasn’t an easy job, with dozens of compelling new offerings...

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Apple’s Game Changing Technology

Apple’s Game Changing Technology

Motion controls such as Sony’s PlayStation Move and Microsoft’s Kinect for Xbox 360 are obviously one of the hottest (and potentially most overhyped) new video game trends in 2010, as many hope that they’ll expand the gaming audience even further than the Wii has already done. We recently connected with our friends at Fox Business for a live broadcast – from Nintendo’s 3DS press conference, ironically enough… hey, we don’t...

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The iPad’s Killer App

The iPad’s Killer App

Just what the world needs – another video game platform. But following the recent release of Apple’s new touchscreen tablet PC, the iPad, it looks like we have one. Not only can the new super-sized iPod touch run all the current iPod games and applications, it can also host souped up titles with bigger graphics and more programming muscle on its much bigger display. For the time being, it’s easy to dismiss the iPad as an overgrown iPod. And since the iPad...

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