Blimey, where did the time go? Last night we settled on the sofa to check out this new release, Aquaria, and before we knew it four hours had passed and the battery on the iPad was utterly depleted. Also, our mug of cocoa had gone cold.
Sony filed a series of patents recently that would add biometric sensors to PlayStation 3 controllers and to a handheld resembling the Playstation Vita. How will gaming change when your console knows how you feel?
Back when it was just a prototype, the iPawn game pieces had us scratching our heads over how they interacted with a touchscreen. But now that they'll officially be available this month, we have a better idea of how the French design team turned the iPad into an interactive board game.
Yes, Blosics involves flinging balls at blocks. But we absolutely promise, hand on heart, that it's not an Angry Birds rip-off. It's actually a fresh and unique take on the genre that might, just might, knock the feathered behemoth from its perch.
We knew this day would come. Duke Nukem Forever might have been a bona-fide turkey on the next-gen consoles, but the source material still has its fans. Rebirthing the original classic on the Android platform, Duke Nukem 3D is proof positive that you can't keep a good ol' boy down.
Yes, pedants, this game was released well over a month ago. But despite some very positive reviews, Rogue Sky has made nary a dent on the App Store charts. Let's revisit this charming slice of whimsy and see if we can give it a little boost, shall we? Consider it a public service for indie games development.
It's that time of year again. Where kids are chucking eggs at you in the street. Or lighting paper bags filled with dog turds on your doorstep, then ringing the bell and watching from the bushes as you frantically stamp on the poo inferno threatening to engulf your house. Such fond memories.
You wouldn't think an online game that has players painstakingly adjusting bezier handles to reshape letters from various fonts would be remotely interesting. But even if you're not a font designer or graphically inclined, I guarantee your years of sub-consciously staring at well crafted magazines, newspapers and ads will help you play, and even enjoy, Shape Type.
It's WAR! Tiny, adorable forces are amassing to do battle for honour, territory and whatever the Generalissimo thinks you should be fighting about today. Grunts, snipers, tanks and gunboats are locking and loading in preparation for the mother of all battles and you, yes YOU, are in command.
There's no denying Facebook has a massive user-base -- but you might be surprised to know that Facebook has more gamers than anyone else, as Ethan Beard, Facebook's director of partnerships put so eloquently:
The US or UK versions of Nintendo's reward program, Club Nintendo, never seem to have quite the same calibre of awesome schwag as the original Japanese version. And now there's this pixelated 8-bit Super Mario throw cushion.
Whale Trail is a collaboration between UK developer ustwo and Super Furry Animals singer Gruff Rhys, who contributed to the soundtrack. Willow the Whale has escaped the clutches of the evil Baron Von Barry and is flying away to freedom through a strange and wonderful world of rainbows, rainclouds and multi-coloured whimsy.
If the stresses of virtual combat are leaving your palms clammy and your keyboard covered in sweat, Cooler Master wants you to know they don't think that's gross. Instead, they've created a new specially coated mechanical keyboard so your slippery fingers don't miss a single keystroke.
Sony's quad-core PSP update won't be your Christmas present. The gaming giant has announced a Feb 22nd launch for PS Vita in the UK, which will cost £229 for the Wi-Fi model and £279 for the 3G version. [Sony]