Tag Archive: Strategy


Picorama puts a cute face on tricky strategy gaming

I like strategy games as much as the next person, but they’re all missing something. Like maybe they could use a pink bunny that tickles opposing pieces to death, or a little, blue, tentacled … thing that can distract enemies with its soothing singing voice. And for good measure, maybe they could even throw in […]

Apple’s OS X naming strategy turned around business for Yosemite National Park

If you ever want to find some evidence of just how significant Apple is these days, take a look at how it can impact upon seemingly unrelated areas — like, say, tourism. According to a new report, following Apple’s decision… Read more ›

Age of Booty is about strategy, not whatever else you were thinking

Full disclosure: the publisher of the naughtily-named Age of Booty: Tactics sent Cult of Mac a really nice wooden treasure chest with some fun promotional stuff in it. This usually means that we’d give it a skip, as generally, the… Read more ›

Strategy sim Anno: Build an Empire sets sail for the App Store

Fans of strategy simulation games can rejoice at the news that the popular Anno series — which first arrived on PC back in 1998 and has continued as a successful franchise to the present day — has landed on iPad.… Read more ›

Picture-perfect strategy: Why killing Aperture means Apple will rule the cloud

Ubiquitous cloud storage and editing solutions for your photos are like buses: You wait ages for one, and then two come along at once. Both Apple and Adobe are going all-in on allowing you to view and edit your photos… Read more ›

Funny or Die reveals how Apple’s crazy acquisition strategy works

At a price of $ 3.2 billion, Beats Audio is the most Apple has ever paid to acquire a company in its 38 year history, but even after writing that fat check Apple will have nearly $ 148 billion in cash burning a… Read more ›

Popular strategy sim Anno set to arrive on iPad

If you’re a fan of strategy simulation games, you’ll probably already know the Anno series, which arrived on PC back in the heady days of 1998 and has continued as a successful franchise since then. Developers Ubisoft recently announced that… Read more ›

Metal Slug Defense adds a dose of strategy to the popular run-and-gunner

I think it’s safe to say that no one was clamoring for a Metal Slug tower defense game. Don’t get me wrong: I love Metal Slug and have done since the Neo Geo days, but despite the number of entries… Read more ›

Use Strategy Or Get Stumped By New Puzzle Game Sinkers [Video Review]

A good challenge every now and then is great to keep your mind fresh and alert. While many developers release new games every week, only some are able to give players the difficulty their minds ask for. Sinkers is a… Read more ›

Join The Fight In The Combat Strategy Game Boom Beach [Video Review]

The phrase “here comes the boom” returns in a whole new form in the new app Boom Beach. One of the iTunes app store’s newest comers, Boom Beach is a combat strategy game where players overtake islands, uncover hidden powers,… Read more ›