Tag Archive: Creator


Canabalt creator wants you to strategize through an adorable wasteland

You had me at “ruined continent.” Overland is an upcoming 3D survival tactics game from the creator of Canabalt, Adam Saltzman. Its beautiful, chillingly-chromatic art style has me itching to play it, as does the cool way the team has created an approachable rogue-like set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland without dumbing it down. Check out […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Activision Blizzard acquires Candy Crush creator for $5.9 billion

Activision Blizzard, the gaming company known for franchises like Call of Duty, Warcraft, and Guitar Hero, has acquired King Digital Entertainment for $ 5.9 billion. The Candy Crush creator boasts one of the largest networks of players on mobile, with a staggering 474 million active users a month. King has enjoyed incredible success on Android, iOS, and other mobile platforms with the Candy Crush series, as well as […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Popular messaging app blocked in Iran after creator refuses to turn spy

The maker of Telegram, a popular messaging app, has had his creation blocked in Iran on the grounds that he refused to help authorities to spy on their own citizens. Creator Pavel Durov said that Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology asked him to provide them with “spying and censorship tools” for the service. […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Pixels gives Pac-Man creator his moment of fame

Sure, it’s an Adam Sandler/Kevin James summer blockbuster with a ridiculous premise: the Earth is besieged by huge video game characters bent on destroying everything by turning stuff into pixels. While Peter Dinklage and Jane Krakowski might elevate this potentially…

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Minecraft creator Mojang is releasing Scrolls on iPad soon

Mojang, the now Microsoft-owned developer behind the hit game Minecraft, has a new game coming to the iPad. And good news! It’ll be getting a price drop across all platforms when it does. Called Scrolls, it’s a hex-tiled collectible card…

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Creator of A Dark Room launches new match-3 Web-based game

The creator of minimalist text game A Dark Room has just released an intriguing new title entitled Gridland. Although the game has yet to arrive in the App Store, it is playable on iOS devices using Safari. Gridland is a…

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Flappy Bird creator tweaks Swing Copters so it’s actually playable

Dong Ngyugen’s highly anticipated follow-up to Flappy Bird finally landed on iOS last week, but after months of waiting for an addictive new 8-bit game, fans found Swing Copters to be Ngyugen’s most impossible game yet. To make Swing Copters…

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Flappy Bird creator previews ridiculously addictive new game

Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen has a new game coming out this Thursday, and it looks to be as brutally difficult and addictive as his original viral hit. According to Eli Hodapp over at TouchArcade, Swing Copters contains the same…

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Flappy Bird creator previews ridiculously addictive new game

Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen has a new game coming out this Thursday, and it looks to be as brutally difficult and addictive as his original viral hit. According to Eli Hodapp over at TouchArcade, Swing Copters contains the same…

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Cydia’s creator to jailbreakers: don’t count on me doing this forever

Ever since the first iPhone was jailbroken, hacker and developer Jay Freeman, aka Saurik, has maintained the Cydia Store as a way for jailbreakers to download, buy and sell their tweaks. Run consistently since February 2008, there have been more…

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