Games

Download Octagon, Apple’s Free App of the Week, and Save $1.99

Download Octagon, Apple’s Free App of the Week, and Save $1.99

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for another Free App of the Week. Apple’s pick this week is an addictive arcade game called Octagon, which is down from $1.99.

Pokémon Go Field Test Reaches U.S. as Release Draws Closer

Pokémon Go Field Test Reaches U.S. as Release Draws Closer

Pokémon Go, the exciting exploration game for iPhone from Niantic Labs, is now being field tested in the U.S. for the first time ahead of its official debut. The game has already been tested in Australia, Japan, and New Zealand, but not everyone can get it just yet.

Download Pull My Tongue, Apple’s Free App of the Week, and Save $0.99

Download Pull My Tongue, Apple’s Free App of the Week, and Save $0.99

Adorable puzzle game Pull My Tongue is now free as Apple’s Free App of the Week, saving you $0.99. The game features five colorful worlds and over 90 challenging levels, plus “deliciously unique tongue physics” that you won’t get in other games!

Cute Puzzle Game King Rabbit (Usually $0.99) is Apple’s Free App of the Week

Cute Puzzle Game King Rabbit (Usually $0.99) is Apple’s Free App of the Week

Apple has selected yet another great game for this week’s Free App of the Week promotion. It’s called King Rabbit, and it’s an incredibly cute puzzle game that boasts over 80 action-packed levels, works on iPhone and iPad, and normally costs $0.99.

Nintendo’s ‘Fire Emblem’ and ‘Animal Crossing’ for Mobile will be Free-to-Play

Nintendo’s ‘Fire Emblem’ and ‘Animal Crossing’ for Mobile will be Free-to-Play

Nintendo started things off with Miitomo, a social experience with built-in mini-games, but the company still plans on launching actual games for smartphones and tablets.

The Best Golf Games for iPhone and iPad

The Best Golf Games for iPhone and iPad

Computer golf has been a tradition going back 30 years, right back to the days of CGA and EGA monitors on PCs. And with palmtops/PDAs and then smartphones, golf games have been available and popular at every stage. Seems that ‘a good walk spoiled’ is better when powered by a CPU and without the fresh air! 

Nintendo Explains Why it’s Holding Off on Launching a Mobile Game Featuring Mario

Nintendo Explains Why it’s Holding Off on Launching a Mobile Game Featuring Mario

Way back in October, after Nintendo initially announced it would be launching smartphone and tablet games, the company revealed that its first title was called Miitomo, and wasn’t really a game at all.

Apple Makes Dragon Hills, Usually $1.99, Its Free App of the Week

Apple Makes Dragon Hills, Usually $1.99, Its Free App of the Week

Need another great iOS game to keep you occupied this weekend? Look no further than Dragon Hills for iPhone and iPad, which is currently free — down from $1.99 — as Apple’s App of the Week.

Nintendo’s next iPhone Games Will Be Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem, but Still No Mario

Nintendo’s next iPhone Games Will Be Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem, but Still No Mario

Nintendo has confirmed which franchises it will be bringing to iPhone and other smart devices next, and it’s not good news for Super Mario fans. Instead of the lovable plumber everyone wants, we’re getting Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem instead.

Sony’s ForwardWorks Will Bring PlayStation Franchises to Mobile Games

Sony’s ForwardWorks Will Bring PlayStation Franchises to Mobile Games

Much like Nintendo, Sony has a longstanding relationship with mobile gaming consoles, but with the domination of smartphones and app stores, people have been waiting for both companies to bring their franchises to smartphones and tablets for years.