iPad Tag

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 13 Feb 2015

I despise in-app purchases. Micro transactions are a blight on the gaming industry, even if they are what's keeping half the publishers afloat. Still, far too many people are plagued by unintentional bills, and almost no game is safe from the constant plea for more money. Apple already changed the classification from "free" to "get" on the store, but now they've gone a step further.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 27 Nov 2014

I love Oddworld. It’s easily one of the most imaginative places I’ve ever had the joy of experiencing in titles like Abe’s Odyssey and Abe’s Exodus. One venture to that crazy place I missed entirely was Stranger’s Wrath. The game came out way back in 2005 on the original Xbox, and was then ported to PC and PlayStation 3 in 2011. It’s now coming to iOS.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 07 Nov 2014

Despite being a broken, glitchy mess online, Battlefield 4 is still a technically stunning (and demanding) game. It’s on the other side of the visual spectrum, pushing hardware to the limit for photo-realistic representation. You would never expect to get something like Battlefield 4 on a mobile device. Well at least that’s what I thought yesterday.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 16 Oct 2014

I never thought I’d need a tablet until I got an iPad a few years ago. That not so little device opened up a ton of new working and multitasking options to me, especially in tandem with my iPhone and MacBook. It seems like the world is in love with iPads, which happens to be Apples best selling product. Good thing another two are on the way.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 10 Sep 2014

You know what this world lacks? I’ll give you a hint: it starts with a “MMM” and ends with an “OBA”. Those games are just so far and few between these days! Luckily, a brand new one was unveiled along with the new range of Apple products last night. Are you ready for Vainglory?

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 02 Sep 2014

I absolutely adore puzzle games. There's little in this world that can better the feeling of solving a particular puzzle that I've been stumped by for hours. A wave of satisfaction that feels incredible rewarding, only made better by the appearance of another challenge. Like I said, I love puzzles, and that's why I'm already in love with Cadence.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 05 Aug 2014

Last week 2K began teasing something to do with BioShock. Many of us thought they were ready to continue with the franchise after the closure of Irrational Games earlier this year. Not only did their announcement yesterday shoot those rumors down in flames, they revealed a port that no one really saw coming.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 17 Apr 2014

There’s a long weekend coming up, and some travelling to do on the horizon no doubt. Need some entertainment, and happen to be tired of reaching three stars on veteran in Kingdom Rush? Well good news, because Blizzard’s insanely addictive Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is now out globally for the iPad.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 03 Apr 2014

Sometimes, the platform truly makes the game. Sure, almost anything could be played on PC or console. But I have a feeling that when Hearthstone makes its home on iPad, it will be unstoppable. I mean, it got Darryn addicted - and now certain regions can share in his obsession.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 17 Jan 2014

When it comes to guilty pleasure games, Surgeon Simulator is at the top of my list. The things I’ve done to the human body in that grisly game defy all manner of comprehension. Funnily enough, it didn’t leave me feeling squeamish at all. But a dentist mode? I am f$#%ing terrified of dipping into that mode.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 14 Jan 2014

It seems like almost everyone has an iPhone, iPod or iPad these days. I actually had one of the early iPods back in the day. That thing was a brick, but I loved it. Now it seems that maybe I would love the Vita in the same way, if we believe PlayStation UK's Managing Director, Fergal Gara.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 08 Jan 2014

Mobile gaming is huge. I think we sometimes forget just how many people play games on their phones, and fork out big money for the privilege of doing so. Apple has revealed that 2013 was their best ever year for the App Store, raking in a lot of money, usually $1 at a time.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 11 Nov 2013

Out of all the games that Blizzard is busy with right now, Heroes of Warcraft: Hearthstone could be their biggest and most surprising hit. It’s a card game for everyone, and it’s ridiculously addictive. And when it hits mobile devices, I might never lift my head away from my iPad ever again.