Today we’re pitting Nintendo and Sony, the former kings of mobile gaming, against the completely unexpected force that has taken this industry by storm: multitouch phones, music players and tablets.
Twenty years ago, as we all awed at the amazing experience provided to us by our original Gameboys, no one ever predicted that the future of gaming would lie in a phone. In fact, the idea would’ve seemed downright nonsensical at the time.
What we want to know is whether or not you think these fancy all-in-one app-centric multitouch devices really provided a gaming experience that’s on par with dedicated gaming devices like the DS and PSP.
Is the incredibly vast offering of iPhone games enough to pull you away from Nintendo and Playstation or are the iOS games shallow in comparison to the rich offerings on other systems?
Cast your vote one the right and leave a comment below telling us your thoughts.
If you’re into digital stocking stuffers then you’re in luck, because this week has been another great one for significant game releases on the App Store.
Rather than focus on the flurry of Christmas-flavoured updates, here are some of the new titles that you shouldn’t be neglecting!
In this Quick Look, we’re highlighting Greetings Cards. The developer describes Greetings Cards as an iPhone and iPad Application that lets you send greetings and Christmas cards. Send the best wishes to your family and friends.
Enjoy and send beautiful greeting crads. It is really easy to use: choose a design, type your regard then share it by email or in your favorite social network.
Read on for more information and screenshots!
Back in October, the team at Rovio Mobile launched a new game in their ever-popular catalog: Angry Birds Halloween. Now the birds are back in Angry Birds Seasons, a free upgrade to the Halloween game adding 25 new levels for the month of December!
Back in August, developer Rovio announced it had gained more than 6.5 million paid downloads on Apple’s app store with the iPad version owning over 200,000 of those sales. More of the same thing can surely only be good, and Rovio have achieved that.
Earlier this fall Google upgraded their Google Mobile App for the iPhone to include Google Goggles (try saying that ten times fast), a feature that was previously only available to Android users. In a nutshell, Google Goggles allows you to perform Google searches using images taken with your iPhone’s camera. Once you’ve installed the free Google Mobile App, Goggling (I’m not sure if that’s the official term) is as simple as tapping the camera icon to the right of the search bar and snapping a photo of the item in question.
Before you go too camera happy, it’s important to note that only certain types of items are likely to work with Google Goggles. The software is designed to recognize covers of books, DVDs and CDs as well as barcodes and logos. Goggles will also recognize some buildings and landmarks and will do it’s best to pull text from photos and to identify objects.
There’s no denying that Google Goggles looks impressive in a demo, but how well does it work in the real world? I put Google Goggles to the test, with some help from friends in Ottawa, London and Melbourne. The question du jour: is Goggles truly useful or a novelty that soon grows old?
When I was a kid, I was fascinated with all kinds of building kits. LEGOs, K’nex, Steel Tec, Lincoln Logs, I had them all and would spend hours creating the most complex structures I could dream up.
Technology has an awesome way of putting a new twist on an old favorite. Today we’re going to check out a handful of great LEGO titles you can download right on your iPhone. Whether you’re addicted to Harry Potter or just want to build things like when you were a kid, there’s something here for you.
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The Cartographer started from an idea, an appreciation for something that we now see as mundane and boring. Nautical charts and maps were once seen as symbols of wealth and power. They were handed down from generation to generation and were extremely valuable. They were symbols of status, with kings and queens owning hand-made maps that were beautiful works of art. Maps opened up the world around you, making it possible for travel and exploration.
Today, maps have lost their beautify and flair. They have changed from objects to be cherished into objects to be stored in the back of you motor vehicle. The Cartographer is all about bringing the beauty back into your maps. It’s about building maps, travelling the world, and having fun.
In this Quick Look, we’re highlighting Santa Strike. The developer describes Santa Strike as a holiday bowling game that’s fun for the whole family. It’s a classic reborn (new take on the original Elf Bowling game), where Santa puts the elves in the lane to teach them a lesson.
Features real bowling simulation, festive music, and funny sound effects.
Read on for more information and screenshots!