Tag Archive: Game

Animated game AZZL will bust your brain out of the real world

This post is brought to you by Jutiful, maker of AZZL and other smart games. Much as candy makers know what taste buds they’re appealing to, game makers have learned what makes people respond. Similarly, the “animation puzzles” in AZZL make it feel like a game that’s also a confection: sweet and a little addicting. […]

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

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Golf gadget will show you the holes in your game

The golf industry is loaded with gadgets that promise to make your drive explode off the tee and turn bogeys into birdies. And there are plenty of golfers who pay handsomely for these promises in hopes of shaving a stroke or two off their average. Most get suckered. But a tiny device by Blast Motion, […]

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

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Don’t Starve brings hunger game to iPhone

Seriously, try not to starve. That’s the entire point of Klei Entertainment’s runaway hit game Don’t Starve, a test of survival set in a darkly humorous, Edward Gorey-esque world filled with vicious hounds, creeping spiders, herds of stampeding Beefalo and slimy fish men. Now you can get in on the action on iPhone, as the […]

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

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Hit iOS game pulled for Apple Tax evasion

Free-to-play mega hit Monster Strike was pulled from the App Store this past weekend for trying to get around Apple’s in-app purchase system. The app was offline on Saturday the 29th of August from 5:30 pm until around 1 am Sunday morning, costing the Japanese developer an estimated $ 600,000 in revenue. The Android version was […]

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New Walking Dead game will turn you into a f2p zombie

Hey, check it out — another free-to-play game with typical energy mechanics and city building aspects that will be familiar to anyone who’s played a similar build and battle game in the last year or so. Unlike the other games, however, this one is set in Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series. Titled The Walking […]

A baseball coach changed the game with a little police work to solve fastball mystery

Michigan State University baseball coach Danny Litwhiler was reading the campus newspaper one day in 1974 when he decided to call the cops on some of his pitchers. An article and photo of campus police showing off the department’s new radar gun to catch speeders caught Litwhiler’s eye and he wanted police to swing by […]

Bring your headphone game into the 21st century [Deals]

We’re long past the bad old days when we had to actually plug in headphones into our mp3 players and phones. How primitive. A sign of just how far we’ve come can be found in the Jarv Nmotion Pro Bluetooth earbuds, representing the high functionality, lasting power, and just-plain-cool factor that represents a pinnacle in wireless headphone […]

iTunes just upped its Apple Music game

Along with the public release of iOS 8.4.1 that added a lot of fixes for Apple Music and Beats 1, Apple also has a bevy of improvements ready today for iTunes. Apple released iTunes 12.2.2 today that makes using Beats 1 and Apple Music in iTunes a slightly less horrible experience. The new update is […]

Game dev creates the ultimate troll for Android pirates

App developers are fighting what seems like a losing battle against software pirates, but some of them are finding new ways to deter users from downloading their latest titles illegally. Noodlecake, the publisher behind games like Super Stickman Golf and Mikey Shorts, has created the ultimate troll for those who choose not to pay for its newest game: a pirate version that’s impossible […]

Miraculously, the best Star Wars game just came to Mac

If you game on a Mac, or an iOS device, you’ve probably never played Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II. But that’s something that has now, quite miraculously, changed: after over a decade, KOTOR 2 is finally available…

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