Games

  • Meet the guys behind Pocket God

    Their pygmy-killing iPhone game is the unlikely winner of this year's "Best App Ever" award

    It started as a week-long "sprint project" -- a bit of bare-bones entertainment for Apple's (AAPL) iPhone, written as quickly as possible and published last January.

    Within hours, users were complaining on the Internet that the game -- which involved bumping off tiny island dwellers by flicking them into the water or launching them toward the sun, MORE

    - Feb 11, 2010 6:00 AM ET
  • Android tops iPhone 7 to 1 in free wallpaper and ringtone downloads

    Hip-hop/R&B dominate the sound of Android devices; iPhone users like a little more rock

    Here's an interesting peek into the world of free Web-based mobile phone downloads.

    It comes from Myxer, a Florida-based website that claims one of the Internet's largest catalogs of free ringtones, wallpapers, videos, applications and games.

    In its inaugural report on the behavior of its 30 million users, Myxer's Boombox Report compares the traffic it's getting from users of MORE

    - Jan 22, 2010 9:00 AM ET
  • Quake III on the iPod touch

    No, it's not ready for download, but here's a sneak peek at the future of gaming on Apple's (AAPL) iPhone and iPod touch, via HermitWorks Entertainment, a casual game developer based in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

    It's a port of Quake III Arena, modified for the new platform. Note the use of the accelerometers to control movement through the arena and the touchscreen to fire weapons. Note also that with two iPod MORE

    - Apr 5, 2008 6:35 AM ET
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