The Nintendo 3DS price cut indicates that the handheld gaming market is being pitched around in stormy seas. And though the market isn’t exactly going to capsize tomorrow, some analysts beg to differ. Lyle Hall and Matthew Seymour at Heavy Iron Studios (the studio behind UFC Personal Trainer) told Gamesindustry.biz that the upcoming launch of the PlayStation Vita may prove to be “a car wreck,” as the Nintendo 3DS’s slow start indicates...read more
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If you own an iPhone, chances are good that it goes everywhere with you. If you’re looking for some games to load on that puppy but are restricted by a tight budget, consider a few of the many free offerings on the App Store. Needless to say, some of the free titles up for grabs on the App Store, are, well, bad. But even if you’re broke, you shouldn’t have to put up with sub-par games. Here are ten of the best free iPhone games that are well worth...read more
If you have an iPad or an iPad 2, then you have a big beautiful ticket to some great free-to-play games. Though much of the iPad’s game library consists of high-definition remakes of iPhone games, the iPad’s roomy screen makes the device ideal for puzzle games, word games, adventures, and other titles that don’t thrive in a squished environment. Here are ten of the top best free games available on the iPad and iPad 2. Each one is well-suited for a...read more
Whether you enjoy Fallout, Dragon Age, Final Fantasy, or Dragon Quest, you can thank one man for sculpting the foundations on which most modern role-playing games (RPGs) rest: Richard Garriott, also known as Lord British. Garriott developed the Ultima series of games, which pioneered the tile-based RPG and hugely influenced massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) with Ultima Online. And now the Lord of the modern RPG genre admits he’s...read more
GameStop already has command over retail game distribution, and is particularly interested in the sale and trade of used games. Recently, the chain has made public its plans to offer widespread digitally downloadable games and streaming. Is there any game retail territory left for GameStop to jab its flag into? You bet, and that’s the next stop: GameStop is testing out a trade-in market for Apple iOS devices like iPod Touch digital music players, iPhone...read more