The weather forecast for your mobile device today is cloudy, with a chance of meatballs.
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, the sequel to the popular animated film is set to hit theaters later this month. PlayFirst in cooperation with Sony Pictures Consumer Products announced Thursday the mobile game for the movie, an addictive arcade game featuring characters from the film.
In the movie, the same invention that caused it to rain food in the…
Chipotle released its first mobile game on Thursday along with a companion short film in an effort to promote food sustainability
The film and the game center around a scarecrow in a “dystopian world” who wants to break the strong grip of big food corporations and “provide an alternative to the unsustainable processed food from the factory.” Both were developed by Moonbot Studios, a small Academy Award-winning studio, and the short film featured a song from Fiona Apple.
Apple’s recently unveiled iPhone 5S will sport a powerful 64-bit A7 processor — a dramatic leap from the previous model
Joining Apple execs onstage Tuesday was Donald Mustard, creative director of ChAIR Entertainment, makers of the Infinity Blade franchise. He spoke about the new phone’s potential for gaming, showing off videos from the forthcoming Infinity Blade III. Like ChAIR Entertainment, other game developers will have new opportunities in the iPhone 5S.
First-person games are hard to create in the mobile space
The fidelity and control found when using a mouse-and-keyboard combination or a console controller’s two analog sticks can’t really be replicated on the smooth surface of a touchscreen. But these obstacles certainly haven’t stopped developers from trying
Deus Ex: The Fall [iTunes link] came out Thursday, and the iOS exclusive big-budget game attempts to bring the full console experience of the Deus Ex world to mobile — and it’s much…
Infinite-jumping iOS game Doodle Jump will appear on Microsoft’s Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 Friday, utilizing the Kinect motion controller to build on the ideas from the original game.
The original Doodle Jump is a huge mobile success. Originally released in the early days of the App Store, the game was ported to nearly every mobile platform, including Android, Windows Phone, Nokia Symbian, Blackberry and iPad. It has sold more than 100 million copies to date.
The After Earth mobile game arrives Thursday to iOS and Android, just a day before its movie namesake hits theaters.
The After Earth game is an endless runner, similar in feel to Temple Run. The game’s main character has all the tools and skills of the film’s characters, and as such, the gameplay goes beyond just running. You’ll have to glide, freefall and zipline through a variety of terrain on this far-future, desolate earth.
If you fancy yourself as a right-brained creative type, there’s a new mobile puzzle game that will tickle your artistic side and even teach you something.
Blendoku is a free game for iOS and Android that is a hybrid of puzzles like Sudoku and crosswords. Instead of filling your grid with numbers or letters, in Blendoku you organize colors in a gradient by shade, hue and saturation. If that is hard to entirely grasp, check out the trailer:
The levels start simple like those above, but soon…
Rovio Entertainment is giving us the first glimpse of the gameplay in Angry Birds Star Wars ahead of its Nov. 8 release on Android and iOS.
The teaser scenes show Red Bird as Luke Skywalker and the franchise’s newest character, Pink Bird, as Princess Leia. Shot from their slingshot, they fly through intergalactic environments — the Death Star, Tatooine and more — filled with Storm Trooper Pigs.
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After teasing a hooded character with a lightsaber in a GIF on Tumblr last week, Rovio Entertainment unmasked the mystery figure Monday in a promo video for Angry Birds Star Wars.
“May the birds be with you,” Rovio says in the video’s description (watch below).
Angry Birds Star Wars will be available to download on Android and iOS on Nov. 8. For now, the Angry Birds Tumblr page lets you choose your destiny: “I’m on the Porkside” or “Rebel Without a Squawk.”
Naturally, the release will…