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BioShock iOS hands-on impressions: Rapture resurfaces on a new platform

By Steven Wong, Aug 04, 2014 5:00am PDT

The original BioShock from 2007 is making its way onto the iPad. I go hands-on with the port to see if the game sinks or swims on the tablet. 


"...but I really have no interest in a mobile port of the OG Bioshock anyway. Played it on ..."

- .3NV7. see all 17 comments

Mobile game The Room releasing on PC next week

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2014 8:45am PDT

The puzzle-box The Room from Fireproof Games is coming to PC next week, with mouse controls and enhanced HD visuals.


"both The Room and The Room 2 are excellent puzzle games - worth checking out if you've not ..."

- multisync see all 3 comments

How to beat Hearthstone Naxxramas' Heroic Arachnid Quarter

By Steve Watts, Jul 24, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Having trouble with the new Hearthstone Naxxramas bosses in the Arachnid Quarter? We offer some tips on surviving the onslaught of overpowered boss battles.


"Alexstrasza is a she. Did I just really create an account to post this? =("

- xlooby see all 2 comments

Can a Hearthstone player graduate to Magic 2015? Part 2

By Steve Watts, Jul 22, 2014 2:00pm PDT

After cutting my teeth on Hearthstone, Magic 2015 drew me in. But can it keep me while Naxxramas calls? 


"Magic created the genre and is by far the most successful CCG so it makes sense to compare ..."

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Hearthstone 'Curse of Naxxramas' prices detailed

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2014 10:47am PDT

Blizzard has finally detailed the prices for Hearthstone's upcoming Curse of Naxxramas expansion. Though it certainly isn't cheap, a few options help mitigate the blow to your wallet (or gold).


"Competition is good! Maybe you'll see the Magic game you want because of Hearthstone."

- Moonbase Commander see all 24 comments

Hearthstone 'Curse of Naxxramas' expansion coming in July

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 27, 2014 9:45am PDT

Blizzard has given a July release window to Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas expansion.


"Well, yeah. I meant with my comment that I would just throw $100 at the game and see what falls ..."

- Moonbase Commander see all 21 comments

PSA: Broken Age now on iPad

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2014 6:34pm PDT

Double Fine's Broken Age is now available on iPad. The first episode is $9.99, and the second will be an in-app purchase once it's released.


"When I first saw this I was a bit disappointed that it was a simultaneous Android release. ..."

- daggot see all 2 comments

PSA: Kickstarter-funded Republique free this week on the App Store

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 05, 2014 3:45pm PDT

Camouflaj's Republique is currently being spotlighted as Apple's Free App of the Week, so pick up the first episode for no charge on the App Store.


Thomas Was Alone makes friends with iPad today

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2014 6:45am PDT

Thomas Was Alone is now available on both the iPad and Mac App Store, for $8.99. It has been given virtual controls on iPad with the help of Surgeon Simulator dev Bossa Studios.


"Such a great game. Soundtrack, story, characters, art and relatively simple gameplay all coming ..."

- klearlyunseen see all 2 comments

Hearthstone Hunter too 'dominant' for comfort, says Blizzard

By Steve Watts, May 07, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Blizzard says it found the Hunter in Hearthstone is becoming too dominant, and has made a slight change to one of its most powerful cards to even the odds.


"The problem with this is that the only health point that matters is the last one. You can nuke ..."

- Nehvrook see all 4 comments

Hearthstone avoided paying 'lip service' to F2P, says Blizzard

By Steve Watts, Apr 29, 2014 9:00am PDT

Hearthstone production director Jason Chayes says the studio worked hard to make sure Hearthstone was genuinely free-to-play, with voluntary purchases instead of a monetization gate.


"That always seems to be how the best things in life are made. "

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Hearthstone for iPad now available in U.S.

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2014 12:35pm PDT

Hearthstone is now available on iPad, Blizzard has announced. Your progress from the PC version carries over, and trying it out on iPad will earn you a free pack of cards.


"I had the same experience on my Mini. But, with Blizz it's hard to know when the app is trying ..."

- daggot see all 12 comments

Hearthstone getting 'Curse of Naxxramas' single-player campaign

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2014 9:27am PDT

Hearthstone is getting its first single-player campaign soon. Curse of Naxxramas will take you through a series of creepy boss fights to earn new cards for your deck. It will also sport a new board and class challenges.


"Just like someone mentioned on that thread, I would love to see a Raid or Dungeon mode in this ..."

- G-3722 see all 8 comments

Mojang's Scrolls coming to tablets

By Steve Watts, Apr 07, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Mojang has detailed several plans for updates to Scrolls, including a demo version that they say will help pave the way for an iPad and tablet port.


"Man, I cannot wait for hearthstone for the iPad (USA). With FTL it feels like the iPad is ..."

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FTL: Advanced Edition adds new robotic race

By Steve Watts, Dec 20, 2013 10:15am PST

FTL's "Advanced Edition" update will add a new robotic race called the Lanius, among other new features and adjustments.


"One time I had the transporter, cloak, AND preigniter. it was epic."

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