Entries in 'iphone' (396)

Triple-A dev model ‘no longer appealing’

Triple-A dev model ‘no longer appealing’

Speaking to MCV sister site CasualGaming.biz, the business development director of Strawdog Studios Dan Marchant has stated that the triple-A games development model is not as appealing to the wider ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2009 at 6:11PM in News
Naughty Dog founders form Monkey Gods

Naughty Dog founders form Monkey Gods

Jason Rubin and Andrew Gavin – the co-founders of acclaimed Jak and Daxter and Uncharted developer Naughty Dogg – have joined forces with HBO media consultant Jason Kay to form ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2009 at 1:11PM in News
Resident Evil arrives on iPhone

Resident Evil arrives on iPhone

iPhone’s credentials as a ‘serious’ games platform have been given another boost with the release of a brand new Resident Evil title that aims to mirror the gameplay seen on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2009 at 11:39AM in News
Apple silencing game devs

Apple silencing game devs

Apple’s current stance in the digital mobile content market is, by most measures, as close to a monopoly as you can find in the modern games industry – and whilst ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2009 at 2:03PM in News

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Peggle for iPhone dated

Peggle for iPhone dated

Casual publishing giant PopCap will release the iPhone and iPod Touch version of blockbuster hit Peggle on May 12th, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2009 at 11:27AM in News
Plants vs. Zombies could be coming to consoles

Plants vs. Zombies could be coming to consoles

Ahead of the release of new casual games IP Plants vs. Zombies on May 5th, publisher PopCap has told CasualGaming.biz that the game could be set for an arrival on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2009 at 12:30PM in News
iPhone lifts Apple profits

iPhone lifts Apple profits

Apple posted unexpectedly successful quarterly results yesterday in the face of tight economic times.

by Rob Crossley
on Apr 23rd 2009 at 8:53AM in News
Is gesture control the new iPhone’s big gaming innovation?

Is gesture control the new iPhone’s big gaming innovation?

Whilst we can be fairly certain a new iPhone is on the way this June or July, most likely packing a 3.2 megapixel camera, gyroscope and larger internal memory, it’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2009 at 5:33PM in News

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LeapFrog springs into games market

LeapFrog springs into games market

Children’s electronics specialist LeapFrog has launched the first of what is expected to be many edutainment titles for Apple’s iPhone, marking its first foray into the mainstream games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2009 at 3:07PM in News
Trip Hawkins: iPhone is “freaking out” Sony and Nintendo

Trip Hawkins: iPhone is “freaking out” Sony and Nintendo

Trip Hawkins, games industry legend and founder of publishing powerhouse EA, has stated that he believes the success of Apple’s iPhone has major platform holders worried.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2009 at 12:29PM in News
Altair boosts iPhone’s platform credentials

Altair boosts iPhone’s platform credentials

With the PR machine for the still under-wraps Assassin’s Creed 2 visibly cranking up several gears in the last few days, Ubisoft has revealed that protagonist Altair is also heading ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2009 at 12:00PM in News
Numbers reveal true scale of iPhone’s games market

Numbers reveal true scale of iPhone’s games market

Unlike sales of games on the High Street, the success of downloadable titles has always been harder to monitor, but new stats have emerged that at last help to paint ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2009 at 1:20PM in News

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Konami: iPhone compares to the DS

Konami: iPhone compares to the DS

Konami has compared the power of iPhone and iPod Touch to DS and PSP – as it launches its first Metal Gear Solid game for the platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2009 at 3:08PM in News
EA resurrecting SSX on iPhone

EA resurrecting SSX on iPhone

Publisher EA has seemingly nailed its flag to the iPhone mast with the news that a number of its key gaming franchises are heading to the platform this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2009 at 11:42AM in News
Neil Young: The iPhone changed everything

Neil Young: The iPhone changed everything

iPhone games publisher Ngmoco head Neil Young today opened GDC with a rousing keynote heralding the big changes Apple's touchscreen device has brought to the games market for developers and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2009 at 9:42AM in News
O2 reveals iPhone price cut

O2 reveals iPhone price cut

As rumoured last week, UK mobile operator O2 has lifted the lid on its upcoming iPhone discounts, and it’s the eradication of the upfront single payment on some tariffs that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2009 at 2:19PM in News

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iPhone 3.0 OS brings gaming enhancements

iPhone 3.0 OS brings gaming enhancements

Apple’s iPhone 3.0 preview last night lifted the lid on a number of enhancements on the way for the device this summer, a number of which are squarely aimed at ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2009 at 9:53AM in News
iPhone and iPod Touch sales pass 30m

iPhone and iPod Touch sales pass 30m

Apple has confirmed that the combined global sales of its iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch have now hit 30m, with the iPhone alone topping the 17m mark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2009 at 9:47AM in News
6,000 iPhone games now available

6,000 iPhone games now available

The credibility of Apple’s iPhone as a serious contender in the modern platform market has been given a big boost with the news that over 6,000 games are now available ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2009 at 9:59AM in News
Peggle prepping console blitz

Peggle prepping console blitz

PopCap’s globally popular Peggle franchise is to make the jump to consoles with three staggered releases over the next three months, starting today with the North American release of Peggle ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2009 at 2:19PM in News
EA predicts bright future on iPod

EA predicts bright future on iPod

EA’s UK marketing director has spoken of the firm’s admiration for iPhone and iPod Touch as games consoles – and discussed whether they can rival DS and PSP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2009 at 11:46AM in News
iPhone Gaming – the story so far

iPhone Gaming – the story so far

As part of CasualGaming.biz’s ongoing iPhone month, MCV's sister site brings you the essential history of the iPhone and iPod Touch, and the devices’ rise to power and the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2009 at 10:55AM in News
CasualGaming.biz kicks off iPhone Month

CasualGaming.biz kicks off iPhone Month

CasualGaming.biz has launched its iPhone Month, which will see interviews and features relating to Apple’s industry-changing device posted every day.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Feb 3rd 2009 at 10:54AM in News
Apple reports record results

Apple reports record results

The sad news of Steve Jobs’ departure has been quickly forgotten at Apple as the leading lifestyle technology company reported record results for the three months ending December 2008.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2009 at 2:09PM in News
Konami reveals Metal Gear Solid Touch

Konami reveals Metal Gear Solid Touch

Japanese publisher and developer Konami has finally revealed the meaning behind its Metal Gear teaser earlier this month – and as predicted by one eagle-eyed reader, it is indeed a ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2008 at 9:47AM in News