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Review: Unpleasant Horse

Posted on 29/04/2011 by James Britton

After getting rejected for “mature content” due to a clerical error it looks like the folks at 4th and Battery tweaked a few things to satisfy the App Store police. Unpleasant Horse is now available on the App Store so read on for the review and get a free copy.


Last minute Easter basket idea: EA and SEGA iPhone and iPad games on sale

Posted on 22/04/2011 by James Britton

In case your kids have enough chocolate, why not wind them up with some virtual candy this Easter. EA and SEGA are having a big Easter sale. Here’s a sampling of some great games for iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad to fill your basket this weekend. Many are only 99 cents, Happy Easter!


Review: Nursery Rhymes with StoryTime for iPad

Posted on 19/04/2011 by James Britton

Have you ever been on an extended overnight trip from home and wish that you could tuck your kids into bed with a story? It’s a heart-aching experience but a clever new storybook app for iPad aims to help.


Get 5 Mac Games – Pay As Much As You Want

Posted on 13/04/2011 by Jakob Hultman

At The Humble Bundle you can get 3 games (Trine, Shadowgrounds, and Shadowgrounds: Survivor) and 2 prototypes of games (Splot and Jack Claw) – and pay as much as you feel like! And you know what? You can chose exactly how much of your donation that will go to charity, developers, and the guys at The Humble Bundle.


Turn your $500 iOS hardware into a 30 year old game console

Posted on 07/04/2011 by James Britton

In the early 80s, my family couldn’t afford a fancy-schmancy Atari 2600 game console, but luckily I had a good friend who owned one. We’d spend hours playing Centipede, Asteroids, Football and Missile Command. If only I had my own…


PopCap Games Launches New Boutique Game Studio

Posted on 05/04/2011 by James Britton

4th & battery by PopCap

The guys that brought you Plants vs. Zombies are coming down the market several notches and building a “sandbox” studio to foster niche mobile games called 4th & Battery.


World of Goo for iPad has amazing first month

Posted on 05/04/2011 by James Britton

World of Goo HD screenshot

John Gruber points out the difference between iOS and Android: World of Goo HD for iPad [iTunes, $4.99] sold 125,000 copies in its first month on the App Store. This makes it the “fastest selling version of the game,” beating Steam and Nintendo Wii sales figures for something that’s been out for two years on other platforms. And as Glenn points out, it’s coming to iPhone and iPod Touch.


Mac OS X Lion To Contain Frameworks For 3D Apps

Posted on 05/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

AppleInsider reports that the upcoming and widely anticipated OS X 10.7 Lion release, which is slated for this summer, will contain a new development framework called Scene Kit, which will make it easy for devs to support 3D rendereing with apps.


Angry Birds Valentine's Day Game Coming Next Week

Posted on 05/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Angry Birds Valentine's Day Special Edition App

If you thought that the 14th of February is a day for exchanging gifts and showing your loved one just how much you love them, then you would be WRONG! We all know that you love playing with Angry Birds more than playing with your partner. So you’ll get a kick of a Valatine’s Day special edition version of the breakout gaming app from Rovio.