Rebel forces about to be crushed under the hoof (?) of an Imperial AT-AT.
Today is Star Wars day (for the less nerdy, here’s the punchline: “May the Fourth be with you.” Now look at the date.)
In celebration, Aspyr has drastically cut prices on all five of their ported Star Wars titles â€” both at the Mac App Store and at Aspyr’s own GameAgent site (though they’re slightly more expensive at [Read More...]
Messaging standards are great! Maybe that’s why we have so many of them.
Don’t look now, but people communicate via the Internet. Whichever company can get the majority of users on their system wins. To quote Newman, the Seinfeld mailman: “When you control the mail, you control… information!”
The reason is that communication is where most of the online eyeballs are. And the network effect factor is overwhelming. (Network effect is: more [Read More...]
Rovio has issued yet another update toÂ Angry Birds Star WarsÂ on Android and iOS today, introducing a brand new Cloud City episode with 20 new levels. The release also adds steam gameplay mechanics, the ability to brag about your trophies on Twitter, and more.
The release notes with this update read:
Welcome to Bespin! After narrowly escaping the Hog Empire at the Battle of Hoth, the Rebel Birds are happy to lay low [Read More...]
Kicking off this week’s must-have apps roundup is EverClip for iPad, a terrific tool that lets you “clip” almost anything to Evernote, so that you can’t forget them. We also have a wonderful new music player for the iPad, the new Star Wars Pinball game, and more.
EverClip for iPad â€” iPad ($ 5.99)
Charlie wrote about EverClip for iPad [Read More...]
Apple has been sued by THX, the company founded byÂ Star WarsÂ producer George Lucas, in a patent case filed in a federal court in Northern California. The case was part of a list of new filings in the court clerk’s office,Â BloombergÂ reports.
No further details about the case, including a copy of the complaint, are available at this point, and Steve Dowling, a spokesman for Apple, hasn’t responded to a request for comment. Jen [Read More...]
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy was created (OK, so it wasn’t that far away, but Wisconsin, apparently home at the time of developer Raven Software,Â is an alien world). But now this classic first-person shooter available at the Mac App Store â€” so you can experience how much fun your PC friends were having a decade ago.
Yes, it’s an old game [Read More...]
Zynga has announced that it will kill off 11 of its social games as part of a new cost-reduction plan that aims to improve its profitability. Many of the titles have already been closed and removed from app stores, while others will be shuttered in the coming weeks and months.Â PetVille, FishVille,Â andÂ Mafia Wars 2Â are three of the titles on the hit list.
Zynga has produced some hugely successful social games in recent years, [Read More...]
Rovio is gearing up to release its first new episode for their most recent hit, Angry Birds Star Wars. This new episode includes our favorite snowy planet Hoth, chock full of pig driven AT-AT walkers. The update is set to go live sometime tomorrow and should keep you Rebel Alliance Angry Birds lovers busy for a bit.
Angry Birds Star Wars is by far my favorite iteration of Angry Birds. The authentic [Read More...]
As you might have guessed, Rovio’s latest App Store release,Â Angry Birds Star Wars,Â kicks off this week’s must-have games roundup. It’s accompanied by a gorgeous action RPG calledÂ Wraithborne,Â a new word game from EA, and a great side-scrolling platformer calledÂ Storm the Train.
Angry Birds Star Wars â€” iPhone ($ 0.99) / iPad ($ 1.99)
The wait is finally over. Your favorite game and your favorite movie have joined forces to become one in what [Read More...]
Use the birds, Luke!
The wait is finally over.Â Your favorite game and your favorite movie have joined forces to become one in what looks like the most exciting addition to the series yet. I’m talking, of course, about Rovio’sÂ Angry Birds Star Wars,Â which is now available to download on your Android and iOS devices.
The game employs much the sameÂ Angry BirdsÂ mechanic we’ve all grown to love: the aim is to fire [Read More...]