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Q*Bert returns next week with new PC release

By Robert Workman, Jul 03, 2014 5:00pm PDT

Q*Bert is coming back, and he's hopping mad.

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"That's because there's no Springy. DAMN YOU SPRINGY! STOP FOLLOWING ME, OR I'LL JUMP!"

- AxeMan808 see all 11 comments

Kinectimals go Unleashed on Windows 8

By Robert Workman, May 09, 2014 2:00pm PDT

The Kinectimals are running wild in a new mobile game for Windows 8, available now.

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World of Goo coming to Android 'soon'

By Xav de Matos, Oct 05, 2011 2:45pm PDT

The unique, indie puzzle-adventure World of Goo from 2D Boy is bound for Android devices, the developer revealed in a blog post today. No specific release date was revealed; however, 2D Boy's blog notes that it will be available "soon."

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"I really wish they'd do a widescreen/higher resolution update for it."

- MeestaNob see all 3 comments

Mobile games almost half of full game downloads

By Steve Watts, May 04, 2011 9:15am PDT

The NPD's Online Gaming 2011 report suggests that 47% of digital full game purchases are on mobile devices, though it's important to note that this is in units sold, not revenue.

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"Ok it was generated from consumers. So, its a bit irrelevant if they have Steam information or not."

- holinka see all 8 comments

EA discounts select mobile titles in 2nd annual 'Sweet 99 Cent Deals' promo

By Xav de Matos, Apr 22, 2011 3:00pm PDT

EA discounts a slew of games in its mobile division for its 2nd annual "Sweet 99 Cent Deals" promotion.

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"sweet deals indeed, I just bought every single one of their games I did not own (which is pretty ..."

- kimvidard see all 12 comments

Off-Road Velociraptor Safari Sequel Hits iPhone

By Nick Breckon, Jan 08, 2009 11:24am PST

Three, two, one: Raptor. Flashbang Studios, the creators of Off-Road Velociraptor Safari and Minotaur China Shop, today announced that its new...

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"Off-Road Velociraptor Safari looks a lot better than I remember it looking way back when it was ..."

- Bull see all 8 comments

Konami Unveils 'Next Metal Gear'

By Chris Faylor, Dec 17, 2008 8:34am PST

After weeks of teasing "a next Metal Gear", series publisher Konami has officially announced that the popular stealth-action franchise is coming...

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"So would releasing Halo on other systems. That's not the way the world works."

- theflux see all 56 comments

The Brothers in Arms iPhone Game Is Pretty Fancy

By Nick Breckon, Dec 03, 2008 8:00pm PST

Gameloft's Brothers in Arms iPhone title, Hour of Heroes, was released yesterday on the Apple App Store--and it's pretty impressive. Most...

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"Yeah and you ran out in the middle of the battle field!! who the hell trained you on military ..."

- peteostro see all 52 comments

Smartphones Used More For Games Than Business Applications, Claims NPD Report

By Chris Faylor, Nov 11, 2008 8:58am PST

"More smartphone owners are playing games than using business related applications on their device," claims a new report from marketing research...

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Apple: iPod Touch 'Best Portable Device for Gaming'

By Nick Breckon, Sep 09, 2008 11:57am PDT

Apple called out handheld console makers during its "Let's Rock" event in San Francisco this morning, debuting a new iPod Touch ad that directly...

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"Where is that quote from? It's not in the article on the shack or engadget. "

- Fayk see all 46 comments

John Carmack Laments Lack of id iPhone Game, Hacking iPhone Games Together in the Meantime

By Nick Breckon, Jul 11, 2008 2:54pm PDT

In an interview with Shacknews conducted earlier today, legendary Doom developer and id Software co-founder John Carmack expressed regret that his...

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"PS: is any of you that retarded kiwi, Springah aka springah@gmail.com straight out of the ..."

- levente@speakeasy.net see all 78 comments

iTunes App Store Launches with iPhone Games, Additional Titles Being Added, Tetris Due Tomorrow

By Chris Faylor, Jul 10, 2008 9:29am PDT

Apple's new iPhone firmware arrived today, and alongside it, the iTunes App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch users has formally launched. The...

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"We'll see. There are several original (or sequels, such as monkey ball) that make better use of ..."

- Fayk see all 15 comments

Sony Reveals Motion-controlled Gaming Phone with PlayStation Styling

By Chris Faylor, Jun 18, 2008 9:30am PDT

Continuing the recent trend of motion-controlled cell phone games, mobile maker Sony Ericsson has unveiled the F305, a gaming-focused phone with a...

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"It's not always bad. I've found the iPhone to be pretty durable battery-wise with internet ..."

- geedeck see all 26 comments

iPhone Game Footage in HD

By Nick Breckon, Jun 10, 2008 5:31pm PDT

Apple has released HD footage of yesterday's demonstration of Krull, the upcoming iPhone action-adventure game from Digital Legends Entertainment....

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"I agree with you...but the shack is pretty Apple simpatico if you know what I mean. "

- pap26 see all 79 comments

Nancy Drew Game Announcement Talks Snowmobiles, Snowballing

By Chris Faylor, Feb 12, 2008 11:46am PST

Publisher Majesco has announced that the girl it describes as "the world's most recognizable teen super-sleuth" will be returning to the Nintendo...

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"I was wondering what this article was doing on the shack. Then I read about "snowballing" and ..."

- Rotten Deadite see all 3 comments