Tag Archive: Gamers

The New York Times says the new Apple TV will be for gamers

We’ve previously heard rumors that Apple’s new Apple TV, which is scheduled to be announced Wednesday, will feature an all-new, motion-sensing remote that will poise the set-top box as a possible console killer. Now, the New York Times is backing the rumor up, saying the next Apple TV is being designed by Apple specifically to […]

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

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An actual wheel iPad gamers can get behind

A game like Real Racing has sophisticated graphics that, combined with the motion sensors of an iPad, give you the sensation of being behind the wheel. The only thing missing is the actual wheel. Ivaylo Kalburdzhiev wants iPad users to…Read more ›

Two New iPhone 6 Commercials “Reservations” & “Gamers” Airing

Apple is running a set of new iPhone 6 ads, titled “Reservations” and “Gamers”. The two spots are similar to earlier commercials for iPhone 6, being narrated by Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, as specific features are emphasized in a playful banter. Both of the new commercials are airing on network television now, and are … Read More

Metal should get iOS gamers very excited about the future

As a professional game developer, the big news coming out of Apple’s WWDC keynote wasn’t Swift or iCloud Drive — it was Metal. In an onstage demo, Epic showed off the power of its Unreal engine after it had been…Read more ›

Mortal Kombat sequel will be a ‘flawless victory’ for gamers in 2015

Amazon may have let the cat out of the bag regarding a new Mortal Kombat sequel by listing Mortal Kombat 10 on its UK website, available for PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360. The listing – which has since been removed – suggests that…Read more ›

Mad Catz’s New Bluetooth Controller Could Be Best Option For iOS Gamers

The iOS game controller market is growing at a pretty healthy pace, but there has yet to be a controller that really steals the limelight. We’ve gone hands on with several options, and they all seem to fall into the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Gamers Spent More On iOS And Android Than Dedicated Gaming Handhelds In Q4 2012


Sony and Microsoft, are all coming out with new gaming consoles this year, but when it comes to handheld gaming, Apple and Google have got them beat.

A new report claims that in the fourth quarter of 2012, gamers spend more money on iOS and Android games combined than the amount spent on dedicated handheld devices.

According to the joint report from IDC and App Annie, even though handheld game  [Read More…]

New Kickstarter Game Project, RAW, Says That Casual Gamers Need Hardcore Games, Too

Two-man Detour Games wants to give the casual crowd a hardcore game, with RAW, a game currently in development. It will hopefully get funded as a Kickstarter project, too.

RAW will be a 2D action platformer/runner on rails for Android, OUYA, and desktop computers, and hopefully on iOS as well, if the project meets its stretch goals. In it, a cyborg juggernaut named RAW must keep running to stay charged  [Read More…]

85% Of New iOS Gamers Quit After One Day

Most people will download almost any iOS game, no matter how silly it looks, as long as it’s free. They just won’t stick around for more than one day. A new study on user engagement in free-to-play social games discovered that 85% of new players in the U.S. never go back to the game after the first day.

The study started in March as Playnomics tracked individuals who downloaded free-to-play  [Read More…]

Half Of Steam For Mac Gamers Play On A Macbook Pro

Macs can be used for serious gaming, mmmkay?

Steam, the online computer gaming portal, keeps track of what hardware its players are using to access the many games in its service.

Of interest in the exhaustive list of specs is the fact that 49.46 percent of Mac gamers on Steam game on a Macbook Pro. Which makes sense, of course, as that’s a pretty powerful laptop. From there, we see the  [Read More…]