Robot Rampage for iPhone is Runaway Fun

Robot Rampage Rating: I had the privilege of reviewing Space Station: Frontier by Origin8 in early January. It was one of the most polished, fun, and challenging game I had ever played on the iPhone platform. I now have the privilege of reviewing Robot Rampage by Origin8 and I’m glad to say they have a bit of streak going. Robot Rampage maintains … Read More

TRANSFORMERS G1: Awakening for iPhone Launch Date | Video

We received an update from glu mobile about their upcoming game for iPhone/iPod touch called TRANSFORMERS G1: Awakening. The game will be available on February 25. Roll out with the TRANSFORMERS and battle the DECEPTICONS in the classic 1st Generation TV series universe! TRANSFORMERS G1 Awakening iPhone/iPod Touch – Preview Trailer

Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem | Fun and Challenging Game

Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem Rating: Roo Games have joined the App Store with there debut game Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem. Mole see’s you take control of Mark the mole as he attempts to dig through the earth to find the fabled Terracore Gem. You do this by controlling Mark the mole through 6 layers … Read More

Mobile Operators Announce App Store To Compete With Apple

A consortium of mobile operators, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, Deutsche Telekom, China Mobile and Vodafone, have announced an agreement to create a unified mobile application store. This is of course a direct attempt by the providers to muscle away some of the power Apple now exerts on the mobile market and place it back in the hands of … Read More

Fighting Fantasy: Deathtrap Dungeon for iPhone Not For Everyone

Fighting Fantasy: Deathtrap Dungeon Rating: As a child I was an avid reader. The “choose your adventure” stories were always one genre I enjoyed immensely. Those were the stories that were not meant to be read linearly but that jumped around the book depending on the decisions you made in the story. In many ways, they were the precursor to today’s … Read More

The iPad Gold Rush | Development On Rise

New products always elicit excitement and aggregate buzz around them. The iPad has been a perfect example of this truth. We’ve documented the build up to, and aftermath of, the iPad announcement in many articles. Now new information has come out providing further empirical evidence of the excitement the iPad has caused. Flurry is a San Francisco-based analytics company that … Read More

Artist Colony for iPhone Will Keep You Enthralled For Many Hours

Artist Colony Rating: Think of The Sims, then think of Picasso, Michelangelo, Emin or Hirst and then mix them all up in a big artistic pot and what you are left with is Artist Colony, a people simulation where your task is to nurture your aspiring artists to successfully run their own artist colony. Now even I’ll admit that when I … Read More

iPad Pressure Already Being Felt?

Much has been made about Apple’s lack of Flash support on their portable devices. A few articles here have already discussed it and the likely repercussions. News out of the tech world today seems to indicate the pressure and promise of the iPad is forcing some major web sites to rethink their strategy and make their content available to non-Flash … Read More

iPhone Game Developers Outnumber Competition | Research

Some numbers came out recently that reinforce what a lot of people would just guess based on their intuition. Game Developer Research (GDR) recently released its 2009/2010 survey of game developers. The numbers empirically prove the notion that the iPhone dominates the mobile gaming market. According to the survey, iPhone game developers outnumber Nintendo DS and Sony PSP developers two … Read More

Is Flash On The Way Out? More Evidence

Flash or Flame Out? It may have seemed like a typically hyperbolic Steve Jobs when he labelled Adobe “lazy” during an internal Apple town hall meeting. Yet, as people start to question whether Flash’s time has passed, more evidence mounts that Mr. Jobs may not have been suffering from a fit of pique after all. Case in point: a nasty … Read More

Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Coming To The iPhone/iPad?

Mainstream Gaming Coming To iPad? Sega recently revealed a new cross-platform Sonic the Hedgehog coming to all of the major platforms this summer. It will be an episodic download that returns us to all of the Sonic fun and mayhem we remember from the early 90’s. What piqued TUAW’s interest was the screenshot at the end of the trailer for … Read More

iPad Gaming, What Does the Future Hold?

One of the first things things that was shown off during the razzle and dazzle of the Apple iPad launch (all you need to know) were the games. Many of the successful developers of the the App Store were there showing off how their games looked and played on the iPhone’s big brother. The fact that the iPad will be … Read More

Will Google Tablet and JooJoo Be Contenders To The iPad?

iPad Contenders or Pretenders? It’s been barely a month since the iPad launch that created a whole new personal computing niche. As the dust settles, the first serious contenders are starting to step forward and test the waters. While many tablet computing systems have emerged over the past year, a great many of them during CES, there are really only … Read More