Category Archives: Games

Gaming, Social Media and the Cloud

Gaming Through Social Media Social gaming has always been around, whether it was sitting around a Nintendo console or playing CounterStrike with friends online. But in recent years, gaming through social media platforms has become much more visible as a

Top 5 iPhone Puzzle Games

Puzzles are among the most popular games that people download on their mobile devices: searches for favorite puzzle games occur as often as searches for any other type of downloadable game. Puzzles are fun and arguably addictive, and can also

The Line Between Games and Reality Further Blurred

As time goes on, technology gets more and more sophisticated and video games are becoming increasingly more realistic. Today’s games have stunning graphics, imaginative story lines, improved game interactions and controls, and online player connectivity. Video games are becoming increasingly

Shining, Shimmering, Splendid: iPad 3′s Retina Display Dazzles

Chances are you have heard about the new Apple tablet affectionately named “iPad 3.” If you’re wondering what the big deal is with the buzz surrounding Apple’s latest tablet, then you really haven’t been paying attention. Perhaps the most talked

Shining, Shimmering, Splendid: iPad 3′s Retina Display Dazzles

Chances are you have heard about the new Apple tablet affectionately named “iPad 3.” If you’re wondering what the big deal is with the buzz surrounding Apple’s latest tablet, then you really haven’t been paying attention. Perhaps the most talked

The Death and Rebirth of Mobile Gaming(Or, Give Me Buttons or Give Me Death!)

Remember the Lynx? How about the N-Gage? Yeah, most people don’t because they were out and out flops upon their release. However, if you’re of a certain age you probably remember the Gameboy. Ever since the late 1980s Nintendo had

Learn Catching Hard Hits in Mobile Linebacker for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Mobile Linebacker puts you in the defense line of football as a linebacker. The developer guys at VIVA! Vision Inc. and VODA digital LLC probably figured that kids nowadays are woosies and should learn to catch some hits. After all,

Van Buren – An Introduction

I would like to take this opportunity to allow myself to introduce… myself. I’m a new writer here at iPwnGames (and in the blogosphere in general), and I’m looking forward to sharing my views and insights with you, the readers.

Gaming Veteran Robin Burrowes Moving to Help Develop App Store for Apple

Apple has brought on another veteran gaming expert to help develop their App Store. Robin Burrowes, a former marketing manager over at Microsoft and Xbox will be a major addition to the App Store and gaming focus for Apple. In

Sims Creator Begins Tampering with Real Life

Will Wright, creator of The Sims, is moving beyond mere pixels, and taking gamers with him. Instead of letting you play god and housing designer to a group of non-sentient AI, his newest game will actually play games with your

Gaming in the Cloud

The Game Center has been dead almost since it was introduced in Sept. 2010, but some iOS 5 updates could breathe more life into the stale medium. The idea was supposed to be a cross between playing games on Facebook

Top 3 iPhone Strategy Games

Strategy is a beautiful thing. It can win you wars, Sun Tzu-style, or it can help you pass time with your iPhone without going brain dead. While some of the simpler games are brilliant for passing a few minutes, there’s

How the iPhone Has Changed the World

When Steve Jobs said that the iPhone would change the world in 2007, we all just nodded our heads, enthralled with the idea of mobile computing. Time with our phones has quickly outpaced time spent with our gaming consoles, e-readers

Popular GTA III Will Be Available for iPhone 4S

Iphone 4S GTA III

RockStar, the developer of widely appreciated Grand Theft Auto series, announced recently that ten-year-old GTA III would reach the mobile devices. The game will be supported by Apple’s iPhone 4S and iPad 2 as well as Android smartphones (Droid X2,

Four Essential Steps to Developing an iPhone Game

iPhone games seem mysterious and complicated to build. They require coding, developing and even registering as an official developer with Apple. But like always, appearances are deceiving. Here are four easy steps to creating a game for your iPhone or

What the iPhone 4S Means to Gamers

The iPhone 4S is shiny and new. The camera can start up and be ready for the first photo in 1.1 second, and be ready for another in .5. The device itself is slightly weightier, probably a result of an

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