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New iPhone Games Coming Tonight: 'Alone', 'Bioshock', 'The Nightmare Cooperative', 'Tiny Tower Vegas' and Loads More

This is turning out to be a surprisingly huge release week for iOS. We already know about Bioshock, but there's also a load of other awesome stuff in this pile of games. As usual, they should all be released at 11:00 PM Eastern. The one exception to that is Tiny Tower Vegas which is already

WhatWatt Review

3 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Want to know how much your devices are costing you to run? WhatWatt goes some way to making that process simpler. The post WhatWatt Review appeared first on 148Apps.

'Bioshock' Hits the US App Store Tonight for $14.99, Available Now in New Zealand

It's been more than six years in the making, but an iOS version of Ken Levine and 2K's classic first-person shooter Bioshock is finally arriving in the App Store. Currently, it's just available in the New Zealand App Store, but it should work its way across the international time zones and eventually end up in

Half of UK devs plan to make games for next-gen consoles, new survey suggests

While the majority of game developers in the UK are currently building games for mobile platforms, a new survey suggests that a boost to next-gen console development may be on the cards....

For the First Time on iOS, Terry Cavanagh's 'VVVVVV' On Sale for 99¢

Terry Cavanagh's platforming masterpiece VVVVVV [$2.99] is seeing its first ever sale on iOS, down to just 99¢ from its regular price of $2.99. Originally VVVVVV was released on Mac and PC in January of 2010, and was widely acclaimed from critics and players alike. The entire game is built around a gravity flipping mechanic

Main Idea App Makes Learning Fun for Lost Readers

Happy Frogs Apps today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Main Idea 1 (v1.1), their new educational app for iOS and Android devices. Main Idea 1 was developed specifically to help children master reading comprehension. 1

iOS Version of 'Terraria' Set to Get "Hard Mode" in New Update Likely Coming this Week

It's been about a year since Re-Logic's Terraria [$4.99] made its way to the iOS App Store courtesy of 505 Games, and today 505 has announced on the official Terraria blog that a major update for the game should be arriving this week. The update will add the oft-requested "Hard Mode" which is found in

'Ridge Racer Slipstream' Updated with New Tracks, New Vehicles and MFi Game Controller Support

This past December, Namco Bandai released Ridge Racer Slipstream [Free], a new mobile version of the long-running arcade racing series that culled together vehicles and tracks from previous Ridge Racer games. For the most part, the game was very good: it looked great visually, had a ton of single-player content, and most importantly it "felt"

The West Bank has its first game developer

"I truly believe that Palestinians are very innovative and out-of-the-box thinkers. It's something that is required in our day-to-day life, and I'm certain that, when given the chance, this makes our games different."...

"Escape The Room NYC" is a Real-World Escape The Room Game

There's a stupid amount of escape the room type games on the App Store. If you haven't played one, they're basically bite sized point and click adventure games with the main goal being, obviously, escaping from a room. Most of the time the solution is very obscure, requiring you to search for objects, combine them,

Tablet game revenue to triple by 2019, report finds

Juniper Research expects revenues from tablet games to jump from $3.6 billion this year to $13.3 billion five years from now....

'Spooklands' Review - A Smart, Strategic and Challenging "One-Touch" Arena Shooter

Spooklands [$0.99] is so interesting because of its simplicity. As a one-touch arena shooter where firing also controls movement, the game invests in this mechanic, and proves to be an extremely satisfying challenge because of it. And boy is Spooklands tough. Because each shot winds up moving the protagonist around, managing this becomes key. Certainly,

Don't Miss: Dirty Game Development Tricks

From the archives of Game Developer Magazine come 9 from-the-trenches stories of designers, artists and programmers using unorthodox tricks to circumvent sticky development problems....

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro Mid-2014 Review

Apple recently refreshed the Retina MacBook Pro lineup with modest enhancements. The latest high-resolution MacBook Pro’s include Intel’s latest processors, boosting the CPU speed by a mere 0.2 GHz and 15 inch model with 256GB SSD now comes with standard 16GB RAM. Show More Summary

Madden NFL Mobile Review

3 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

It looks like EA Sports has finally discovered how to tread the line between free-to-pay and pay-to-win. Simply put, they finally figured it out. The post Madden NFL Mobile Review appeared first on 148Apps.

Superhero Workout Review

3 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Want a workout with a kind of story tied into it? Superhero Workout is what you're after. The post Superhero Workout Review appeared first on 148Apps.

AssistiveWare and N2Y now offer 4 reading levels in News-2-You iPad app

Today AssistiveWare and N2Y announced the release of version 2.0 of the popular symbol-supported newspaper News-2-You app for iPad. The News-2-You newspaper is designed for teaching and expanding literacy skills, from basic awareness of symbols and print to reading fluently with comprehension. 1

Filter Before You Shoot - Filter Thee 1.0 for iOS - New Photo Filter App

Filter before you shoot. Indie app developer Cypress Innovations, the creators of piRAWnha and DigitalNegative, today is pleased to announce the release of Filter Thee 1.0, their new image effects app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. With Filter Thee you can view the world through fun, adjustable live filters.

'Madden NFL Mobile' is Now Available

Earlier this month, we learned that a mobile version of the latest Madden NFL game would be hitting the App Store right alongside its console big brother on August 26th. Hey, that's today! And true to their word, following a brief soft-launch period, Madden NFL Mobile [Free] is now officially available in the App Store.

Designing and developing a location-based mobile RPG

"While playing in the car, the game layers real-world data including weather, time of day, and everything you pass on the road -- like streets, schools, buildings, parks, lakes and popular locations -- on top of the fantasy world."....

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