Posts Tagged "Mobile Games"

The Right Way to Do Remakes

The Right Way to Do Remakes

Per earlier observations, retro gaming is back in a massive way in 2010, 2011 and beyond. But while our previous post takes a look at why classic video games are on the rise again, it’s also important to note what qualities differentiate a solid update from one which tarnishes a particular game or franchise’s image simply for the sake of a shameless cash-in. While its examples may be a tad passé, given that the article was written in 2009, the points...

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Hottest iPhone Games of 2010

Hottest iPhone Games of 2010

With more than three million units sold in 80 days, there’s no question that Apple’s much-hyped iPad is here to stay. But is this 9.7-inch touch-screen tablet as ideal for playing games as it is for reading electronic books (ebooks), surfing the Web, watching video or typing out homework? Absolutely. Spend just five minutes with your fingers on a high-definition iPad game and you’ll know why it’s a winner. And hey, a 12-hour battery for...

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iPhone 4 Redefines Mobile Games

iPhone 4 Redefines Mobile Games

Continuing in our series of original feature columns on video games and gaming culture for CNN.com, we recently took a look at how Apple’s iPhone 4 and its new gyroscope and accelerometer combo promise to reinvent mobile games. The first of many new motion control systems to arrive (and potentially one of the most important), this hardware advancement adds entirely new dimensions to the smartphone gaming experience. Granted, melodramatic headlines aside,...

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How the iPad and iPhone Change the Game

How the iPad and iPhone Change the Game

We recently connected with CNBC to explore the effect which Apple and its family of devices – the iPod, iPhone and iPad – are having on the video game industry at large. Writer (and Game Theory contributor) Chris Morris makes a compelling case for how unlikely gaming platforms such as social networks (Facebook, MySpace, etc.) and smartphones have quickly emerged as some of the most exciting and dynamic playing fields in the business. How will the game...

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