Out There isn't an action game, and you won't take part in big space battles. And no, there's no fire button or twitch-like controls at all. Instead, it's a dark, melancholic sci-fi adventure backed by an equally … Read more
What's amazing about Threes is that it came out only one day before this review, but it's currently sitting at No. 1 in the paid app listings at the App Store. I think once you start playing and get to know the … Read more
Iwata kicked off the briefing by insisting he's not pessimistic about the outlook for gaming consoles. He also said that Nintendo doesn't plan to give up on its hardware business -- game consoles will continue to be the center of its strategy.
"Lots of people have said we should … Read more
It's the big screens on the phones, right?
Or if it isn't that, it's the sheer scale of the operation.
Maybe it's simply the very funny ads that make Apple cult members look like, well, tools of the establishment. One Samsung executive was recently moved to declare that bashing Apple works.
Each element, in its way, might describe a part of why Samsung has made such significant inroads into Apple's consciousness.
But, when asked at the Business Insider Ignition conference what it was that drove the company to its heights, David Eun, executive vice president … Read more
Let's examine the evolution of pizza ordering. In the olden days, you went to a pizza parlor to order. Then, phone ordering and delivery popped up. More recently, online ordering willed itself into existence, meaning you didn't have to talk to a person anymore.
The original Plants vs. Zombies was a huge hit when it came out for iOS devices in February 2010. After more than three years, PopCap has finally released the sequel as a free-to-play game, but don't let the freemium model scare you -- in-app purchases are not required to finish the game.
More of the same great gameplay The object of Plants vs. Zombies … Read more
It wasn't long ago that the iPad was unquestionably the leader in the tablet market -- if not the entire market itself.
But the Android ecosystem has proven that it could catch up, thanks especially to entries that have debuted in the last two years -- namely Amazon's Kindle Fire brand and Google's own Nexus 7 series built with mobile OEM partners.
As further evidence of that, Strategy Analytics has published its second-quarter report for global tablet shipments.
The market intelligence firm found that Android accounted for 67 percent of worldwide shipments in the second quarter of … Read more
Editors' note: This review has been updated with new levels and features added in version 1.2.
Kingdom Rush Frontiers (iPhone|iPad) is the sequel to hit tower defense game Kingdom Rush, keeping the same great gameplay with fun improvements and extras. The latest update adds even more to like, including new stages, enemies, and a challenging boss fight.
Just like the original, Kingdom Rush Frontiers is set in a fantasy world where you'll battle cartoon-like mythical monsters hell-bent on destroying your kingdom. As a fixed-path tower defense game, you'll be required to choose from four different types … Read more
My awesome brother-in-law Steve introduced me to Ticket to Ride a couple years ago, and I've been hooked ever since. As board games go, it offers a near-perfect blend of strategy and luck-of-the-draw, on par with old classics like Risk and newer ones like Carcassonne.
Then came the iOS version, which CNET ranked among the 30 best iPad games -- and rightly so. It affords a decent single-player experience (something the board version can't) and moves the game along at a much speedier clip (meaning you can play alone or with others without investing quite so much time).… Read more