Hello everyone, and welcome to the week! It's time once again for our look back at the noteworthy updates of the last seven days. Hoo boy, have we got a lot of Halloween updates this week. It's not all pumpkins and candy, though, as some really great games saw some non-Halloween updates as well. Of
Google's push into becoming a hardware company by creating its own smartphone is off to a fantastic start.
The Pixel XL's camera is as good as Google promised.
Huawei is set to announce its next flagship line, believed to be called the Mate 9, in November. Reports have indicated the Mate 9 will come in both standard and dual-edge curved variants.
Apple's first major update for iOS 10 is now available on compatible devices. Most notably, it brings a DSLR-like Portrait Mode to the iPhone 7 Plus' camera.
A recent survey from Joan Ganz Clooney Center aims to discover what type of games are played in family homes by both children and parents alike....
German game publisher Gameforge is moving away from the mobile games, citing less-than-expected success in the market....
"Peak Games has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Hasbro and Backflip Studios for taking Peak's popular game, Toy Blast, cloning it, and cloaking it under the My Little Pony brand."...
Rovio's Stockholm general manager, Patrick Liu, has left the Angry Birds creator after four years to take up the mantle of senior product owner at Spotify. ...
After my first post about the tech arms race in the triple-A space, I ponder why the same mindset isn't prevailing in mobile games....
The latest Video Game Deep Cuts, picking the smartest longform video game articles and videos of the week, looks at Mario speedrunning, the state of 'indiepocalypse', & why it's hard to make games....
With the announcement of the Nintendo Switch being the actual elephant in the news room this week, we kick off the podcast by talking about the new Nintendo hybrid portable console along with questions we cant answered and some hefty speculation. There's just so many questions with the Switch, it's honestly worse than an episode
The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to. Now, before anyone goes over-thinking this, it doesn't necessarily mean our Game of the Week pick is the highest scoring game
It is borderline absurd how much developer Infinite Dreams has updated their hit shooter Sky Force Reloaded [Free] since its initial launch at the beginning of June. Absurd, I tell you! Just a couple of weeks into its life Sky Force Reloaded received a new ninth level and tournaments; a month later it got a
After a slight misfire, Mojang has released Minecraft: Pocket Edition [$6.99] 0.16 update (although it's still making its way across the internet tubes on the iOS side). 0.16, or the Boss Update as it's also called, brings Add-Ons to the game, which can totally change the way the game plays. For instance, you can have
DeNA's Deckstorm: Duel of Guardians [Free] is a CCG that tried to target players looking for more complexity from a card game and brought some clever ideas to the CCG formula. Unfortunately, with DeNA Western shutting down (which we wrote about recently), Deckstorm is following suit and shutting down operations soon. As posted in-game, starting
There's very little that's more satisfying than an easy to grasp game. If it has shooting elements, great, it probably appeals to the little destroyer in us all. That's precisely why so many have flocked to Downwell [$2.99], as it has that "one more run" type of feel combined with a loveable art style and
The fiendship in Seriously's hit Best Fiends has been upgraded this time around in Best Fiends Forever. It’s a fast-paced clicker with lots of color and style--kind of reminiscent of a ‘90s animal mascot game like Crash Bandicoot. The game includes a lot of little secrets to discover, and there are plenty of upgrades to be had. Show More Summary
Creating your own cocktails is something of an art form, requiring a knack for unique tastes and devising interesting combinations. It's easy to get started right in your own kitchen, though, even if you're a complete beginner. Try using one of these fine apps to get you started. Show More Summary
Strategy enthusiasts everywhere are celebrating the release of Civilization VI this week, and so far everyone seems pretty satisfied with the first full release in the series since 2010. The series has always been about ultra-addictive gameplay that has you begging for just one more turn. [Read more]