We're at that time of year again, and as sure as the new NFL season begins we also get the yearly update to the Madden series. This years release, Madden 25, is now available to download for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on the same day as the console release, and is following EA's now traditional free-to-play model:
Ukrainian video game developer 4A Games announced on Tuesday via Twitter its first person shooter Metro: Last Light is headed to Mac on September 10, 2013. It'll be available for purchase through the Steam game service. The company also said a Linux version is in development.
Metro: Last Light is sequel to a game influenced by Russian sci-fi author Dmitry Glukhovsky's Metro 2033, a story set in Russia after a nuclear holocaust. What's left of humanity survives in the Moscow subway system.
Blackbar, a text-based game developed by Neven Mrgan and James Moore, revolves around the concept of censorship. Set in a dystopian world where communication is heavily regulated, the goal of Blackbar is to figure out what words are being censored in a series of letters.
Rovio has released another teaser for their forthcoming sequel, Angry Birds Star Wars II, and the star is none other than the Emperor himself. Ian McDiarmid who played the iconic villain in the Star Wars movie gave his vocals to the Green Pig equivalent, urging you to "join the pork side."
We've dedicated a lot of space here on iMore to the issue of In App Purchases (IAP). Rene and Georgia have discussed it on The iMore Show; Rene has opined about it separately; it's even come up on Talk Mobile. Now I have a modest solution for one way to deal with it. Read on for details.
Gameloft's hotly anticipated arcade racer, Asphalt 8: Airborne, is now available to download from the App Store for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Our very own Simon Sage has already spent some time with the game, and put it through its paces:
No, the headline isn't a typo. Ellen Page stars in a new PS3 title, Beyond: Two Souls, and at Gamescom this week in Germany, some interesting details about how you can control the lead character have emerged. In an apparent attempt to appeal to the more casual, smartphone oriented gamer, the title will be controllable with a touchscreen Android or iOS device.
EA is bringing Dungeon Keeper to iOS devices. The game is a reboot of 90s franchise, tailored to mobile devices. Dungeon Keeper lets the player create his own sinister dungeon, and build armies to send them against other dungeons, according to EA.