Tag Archive: Game


Boost Game Performance on Retina Macs with a Simple Trick

Mac users with Retina displays may have noticed that gaming performance is sometimes reduced on these machines. The reason is quite simple; if you’re running the game at native resolution, then the Mac has to drive the game at full resolution of the display at 2880 x 1440 or greater. A common solution to this … Read More

New game imagines a world in which Steve Jobs was North Korean

From Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle to Mark Millar’s Superman comic Red Son, I’ve always been a massive fan of alternative history stories. Now, upcoming first-person-shooter game Homefront: The Revolution asks a question as intriguing as any: What would have happened if a technological genius like Steve Jobs came out of North Korea instead […]

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Nintendo’s Miitomo game said to be making $280,000 every week

Nintendo fans bemoaned the company’s decision not to use Mario or Link or Donkey Kong in its first smartphone game, but it seems Miitomo is doing perfectly well without famous faces. According to new estimates, the social app is currently raking in a whopping $ 280,000 every single week. We knew Nintendo’s first smartphone game would be […]

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Nintendo brings Miitomo game to U.S. and Europe

Nintendo’s first smartphone game is finally available to download in the U.S. and Europe, two weeks after making its debut in Japan. Miitomo, which lets you create your very own Mii and socialize in a virtual world, is free to play on both Android and iOS. Although it’s not the Nintendo game we were hoping to […]

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New app keeps you motivated by turning chores into one big game [Reviews]

Sometimes no matter how hard I try, I just can’t seem to get the motivation to do anything productive. I can make to-do lists and download productivity apps, but if the drive to complete my tasks isn’t there, I probably won’t get much done. A new app called MotivAction recognizes the real problem of lacking motivation and offers some guidance […]

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Nintendo’s first smartphone game hits the U.S. on March 31

The wait for Nintendo’s first smartphone game is almost over if you live in the U.S. Miitomo, which racked up a whopping 1 million downloads in three days after making its debut in Japan a fortnight ago, will be available on Android and iOS on Thursday, March 31. Miitomo isn’t the Super Mario game you were hoping to get on […]

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Today’s the day to upgrade your mobile game [Deals]

If you use your mobile a lot, anything you do to get more out of your device can go a long way. We’ve found four of the best deals on upgrades to the mobile in your life, from portable keyboards to solar powered chargers and multitalented phone cases. Get in on it now though — […]

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The sequel to the best iOS game of 2013 is finally here

Badland 2, the sequel to popular game that won Apple’s iPad Game of the Year award in 2013, is now available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad. The new fantasy adventure game comes just in time for Christmas, sending you on a wild ride through a dark alien wasteland full of flamethrowers, buzzsaws, […]

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iOS puzzle game Quadrantic: goofy name, fun concept

Whether you play it fast or slow, Quadrantic might become your new puzzling obsession. The newly released game, which is available for a mere $ 0.99, takes the time-honored puzzle-game tradition of arranging things in groups of three and throws in some strategy and a surprisingly intense timed mode just to keep things interesting. But the […]

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This Slap Kirk game is the Shat

You’d feel better if you could slap your boss. But common sense, workplace rules and a little thing called your bills remind you to check your rage. A developer and a musician have teamed up to give us an authority figure we can slap silly. Will Capt. James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise do? […]

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