iPhone games archive

  • Twitch adding streaming for mobile games 'soon'
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    Twitch adding streaming for mobile games 'soon'

    By 5 March 2014

    Gaming community Twitch announced live broadcasting and game capture for mobile games, as it moves past the console and PC.  The company will soon release a mobile SDK game developers can put in their iOS and Android games, and it will enable gamers...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Dyson Balloon Game (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Dyson Balloon Game (iPhone)

    By 3 September 2012

    We don't always go for corporate games. When an app arrives very obviously pushing a brand, it's usually that case that it's marketing before app. It's usually poorly designed and boring On the odd occasion, we find ourselves drawn in and playing with...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Namco Arcade review (iPad and iOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Namco Arcade review (iPad and iOS)

    By 2 May 2012

    The Xbox Live Arcade isn’t the only arcade still kicking around these days. In fact, with today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint, you can download an arcade all of you own. Namco Arcade Platform iPad and iOS Price Free(ish) Where iTunes Downloading...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Burnout Crash review (iPad / iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Burnout Crash review (iPad / iPhone)

    By 16 April 2012

    Burnout Crash is the latest game from EA, Criterion and the Burnout franchise. It sees you crashing your way to the perfect pile-up on the iPad and the iPhone, but is the app a car wreck? We've been playing to find out. Burnout Crash Format iPad / iPhone...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Pinball Arcade review (Android and iOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Pinball Arcade review (Android and iOS)

    By 1 March 2012

    It’s back to games today on App of the Day, and here is one that you can play on both Android and iPhone. You can certainly play on your mobile phone but, if you happen to own a tablet that works on either OS, then your luck is really in. Think The...

  • Dead Angry Bird delivered to Pocket-lint with note saying 'Don't F**k with the Fish'
    Gaming

    Dead Angry Bird delivered to Pocket-lint with note saying 'Don't F**k with the Fish'

    By 16 September 2011

    As you might imagine, at Pocket-lint we get a lot of post on a daily basis. But one package piqued our interest enough that we wanted to share it with you. In an unassuming white box lay a horror that, if we were any younger, would have sent us crying...

  • Heavy Rain wins 3 BAFTAs, but loses out to Mass Effect 2 for Best Game
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    Heavy Rain wins 3 BAFTAs, but loses out to Mass Effect 2 for Best Game

    By 17 March 2011

    Heavy Rain has walked away with three gongs at this year’s British Academy Video Games Awards (the BAFTAs for gaming). The game, which is more an interactive movie rather than your typical first person shooter, won awards for Story, Original Music,...

  • Rovio confirms Angry Birds for Nintendo 3DS
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    Rovio confirms Angry Birds for Nintendo 3DS

    By 7 February 2011

    Rovio has confirmed that its hugely popular title, Angry Birds, will be hitting both the Nintendo 3DS and the Wii "later this year". The confirmation came in a reply tweet to 3DS-centric blog, 3DS Focus, and Rovio also stated that it hopes to bring all...

  • Gameloft trials try-before-you-buy iPhone games
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    Gameloft trials try-before-you-buy iPhone games

    By 2 February 2011

    Gameloft, purveyor of iOS games which are as brilliant as they are unoriginal, has taken the bold step of offering its newest title, Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden, for free in the App Store. But there's a catch - you'll only get a taster of the game's...

  • Gameloft chief plays down copycat claims
    Gaming

    Gameloft chief plays down copycat claims

    By 12 January 2011

    We at Pocket-lint are massive fans of the games that French developer Gameloft throws out for our mobile devices - you can see that from the write-ups we've given during our App of the Day series. But even as ardent fans, we have to admit that Gameloft...

  • VIDEO: ThinkGeek Joystick-IT for touchscreen retro gaming
    Gaming

    VIDEO: ThinkGeek Joystick-IT for touchscreen retro gaming

    By 7 January 2011

    This is seriously awesome. Incredibly simple, but still brilliantly intuitive at the same time. The Joystick-IT from makers of all things cool, ThinkGeek, solves the problem of a lack of physical controls with your touschcreen. It allowins you to navigate...

  • iPhone Stick Cricket spins into the App Store
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    iPhone Stick Cricket spins into the App Store

    By 21 December 2010

    Stick Cricket fans rejoice - as the iPhone version has finally landed. A title of online legendary status (it has been played over a billion times), Stick Cricket brings real teams, and real players right onto your iPhone or iPod touch's display. The...

  • Lara Croft in action on the world's biggest iPhone....sort of
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    Lara Croft in action on the world's biggest iPhone....sort of

    By 20 December 2010

    Commuters travelling through St. Pancras station, who didn't use the snow as an excuse not to bother going into work, were treated to a double bonus - footage of Lara Croft on the world's biggest iPhone (sort of) and the chance to take away an iPad, for...

  • Gameloft Holiday Sale: Yet more 59p iPhone and iPad games
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    Gameloft Holiday Sale: Yet more 59p iPhone and iPad games

    By 20 December 2010

    It looks like EA has kicked off a festive iOS game price war, with Gameloft hitting back after its 59p offerings began to dominate the iPhone and iPad charts. Gameloft has announced its own widespread price reductions with its Holiday Sale. In total,...

  • EA App Store sale means iOS domination
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    EA App Store sale means iOS domination

    By 20 December 2010

    You may have read on Pocket-lint last week about EA's super Christmas sale for its iPad and iPhone games - with over 60 games being reduced to just 59p. And it looks as if the move has paid dividends to the gaming giant as it is now dominating the iOS...

  • EA iPhone and iPad Christmas super sale goes live
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    EA iPhone and iPad Christmas super sale goes live

    By 17 December 2010

    EA is always good when it comes to reducing the prices for its App Store offerings, and now the gaming giant has launched its biggest ever iPad and iPhone games sale for the Holiday Season. "Giving an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch as a Christmas present?",...

  • Football Manager Handheld 2011 lands on the iPhone
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    Football Manager Handheld 2011 lands on the iPhone

    By 16 December 2010

    If spending every hour of your free time locked to your laptop playing Football Manager 2011 doesn't appeal to you, but you fancy taking on Fergie and co. whilst you're out and about, then you'll be please to know that Football Manager Handheld 2011 has...

  • Chillingo previews its forthcoming iOS games line-up
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    Chillingo previews its forthcoming iOS games line-up

    By 13 December 2010

    You may have read last week on Pocket-lint that we were treated to a sneak preview of the Christmas edition of Cut the Rope (which is now live in the App Store) by the chaps at Chillingo, but that wasn't the only new game that we were given a peek of....

  • App-vent Calendar - day 10: Cut The Rope: Holiday Gift (iPhone/iPod touch/iPad)
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    App-vent Calendar - day 10: Cut The Rope: Holiday Gift (iPhone/iPod touch/iPad)

    By 10 December 2010

    Look, we're well aware that trying to fill 25 days worth of App of The Day with Christmas themed apps was always going to result in a few, well, cr-apps possibly making it in. But there has been a few big titles along the way as well, and no more so than...

  • Cut the Rope free Christmas edition set to go live
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    Cut the Rope free Christmas edition set to go live

    By 10 December 2010

    Pocket-lint sat down with Chillingo’s co-general managers Joe Wee and Chris Byatte recently, and we were treated to a sneak peak of an exciting free Christmas present coming to iPhone and iPad gamers - Cut the Rope: Holiday Gift. The game is all set...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Countdown (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Countdown (iPhone)

    By 29 November 2010

    Firstly, some Countdown based stats for you: The students' favourite has been running for over 28 years, and was the first TV programme ever shown on Channel 4. It has run for 63 series and there has been well over 5,000 episodes. There have been four...

  • Angry Birds Christmas edition coming free of charge
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    Angry Birds Christmas edition coming free of charge

    By 29 November 2010

    Good news Angry Birds fans - if you've already forked out (well, parted with 59p at least) for the Angry Birds Halloween title, then you won't have to pay diddly-squat for the Christmas edition of the game, as it's coming as a free update. The news was...

  • APP OF THE DAY: PES 2011 - Pro Evolution Soccer (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: PES 2011 - Pro Evolution Soccer (iPhone)

    By 18 October 2010

    We at Pocket-lint are a fair bunch. And so, when it comes to deciding which apps to feature in App of The Day, we like to make sure that we're giving everyone a shot. And, seeing as how we gave EA Sport's FIFA 11 iPhone version the once over, we thought...

  • APP OF THE DAY - Cut the Rope (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY - Cut the Rope (iPhone)

    By 13 October 2010

    The world famous hobby of rope cutting has, in the past, often been associated with the rich and famous - a reserve of the powerful and something that the lower classes (outside of their usual manual labour) should not trifle with. However, with the advent...

  • APP OF THE DAY - Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY - Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus (iPhone)

    By 11 October 2010

    There are two things that you can rely on Gameloft to do. The first is to take successful console titles and give them its own distinctive flavour. The second, is to make cracking games that sell for cheap prices. And today's App of The Day is no exception....