Apple to Unveil iWatch and iPhone 6 Together

Apple

With a product roadmap touted as its best in 25 years, Apple is expected to finally unveil iWatch details alongside the iPhone 6 during a Sept. 9 media event. Apple has been rumored for years to be working on an iWatch, though the company has never officially confirmed or denied its existence. In just over a week, reports indicate Apple fans will finally get to see the long-rumored iWatch. According to the website Re/Code, which has been ahead of the Apple iWatch rumor curve for some time now, Apple plans to blow … [Read more...]

BioShock iPhone, iPad Versions Go Live on App Store

BioShock

2K Games has launched the BioShock iPhone and iPad versions on the App Store, marking the first time the award-winning game has appeared on a mobile device. BioShock is one of the highest-rated first-person shooters of all time. As such, you shouldn't be too surprised by its $14.99 price as "a premium mobile game. We haven't tried the game ourselves, but according to 2K the BioShock iPhone and iPad versions "bring the complete experience of the original 'genetically enhanced' action-adventure, first-person shooter to … [Read more...]

Elgato Game Capture HD60 Enables PS4, Xbox One Recording at 60fps

PS4 DualShock 4 controller

Internet message boards have been buzzing since the PS4 and Xbox One launched about the two next-gen consoles' video capabilities. The PS4 generally has more consistency in terms of offering full 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second, though claims of the Xbox One's inability to pull-off those same specs is greatly exaggerated. Fortunately, no matter what side of the fence you sit on a new device called the Elgato Game Capture HD60 will let you record your most epic gameplay moments. The Elgato Game Capture HD60 … [Read more...]

Dream Arcades Unveils the Largest Upright Home Arcade

Dream Arcades home arcade machine

Contrary to popular opinion, the average video gamer is older than 30. We may enjoy our console games now, but we remember a world well before Mario ever ate a mushroom, and even before we moved the first Pong paddle at home. The glory days of Pac-Man, Sinistar and others are alive and well in our mind's eye, and many of us dream about having a home arcade to re-live those days. A company called Dream Arcades specializes in making those fantasies come true. The company is the world's largest manufacturer and … [Read more...]

NFL Phone Cases for Samsung Galaxy, iPhone Now on Sale at OtterBox

OtterBox NFL Phone Cases

Things happen at NFL football games. Spilled beer, stepped-on nachos, dropped smartphones. With that in mind, OtterBox has just unveiled a slew of team-specific NFL phone cases for Samsung Galaxy, iPhone and other smartphone models. The first batch of OtterBox's NFL phone cases are for the Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy S4, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s. You can see the full selection here. These aren't just cheap phone protectors, as OtterBox is the most-trusted brand for phone cases. This new series of NFL phone … [Read more...]

Amped Wireless REC10 Wireless Range Extender Review

Amped Wireless REC10

WiFi may be ubiquitous, but that doesn't necessarily mean it actually reaches every place we need it to. Most of us have experienced the dreaded "dead spot" at home, and you'll probably get nods in the office if you mention That Conference Room where WiFi connections go to die. Fortunately, the Amped Wireless REC10 Wireless Range Extender can fix that. This WiFi extender truly lives up to its developer's name, taking any existing router and either extending its wireless connection to previously under-performing areas … [Read more...]

Skylanders Trap Team iPad, Tablet Versions Launch Oct. 10

Skylanders Trap Team screen

It was always assumed that Skylanders Trap Team iPad, Kindle Fire and Android tablet versions would ship at some point. We just didn't expect to hear that the tablet versions of the next Skylanders game would get the same release date as their console kin. The Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack will be available for "a variety of iPadĀ®, Kindle Fire and Android tablets" on Oct. 5 in North America. EU gamers will get their hands on the tablet version Oct. 10, while Australian gamers will be able to play it on Oct. … [Read more...]

LEGO Fusion Sets to Compete with Skylanders, Disney Infinity

LEGO Fusion

Long before world-building videogames like LittleBigPlanet and Spark were conceived, we all spent hundreds of hours with LEGOs. I still do, in fact, helping my two young children bask in the creativity offered by LEGO sets. Next month The LEGO Group will take a bold step to meld generations of creators with LEGO Fusion, a blocks-meet-tablets game that will launch with three LEGO Fusion sets. A fourth will release in September. The concept behind LEGO Fusion is similar to the Skylanders and Disney Infinity franchises, … [Read more...]

Steampunker: An adventure game for iPad to be released on September 9

Steampunker, a point-and-click adventure game for iPad inspired by sci-fi books by Julius Verne, H.G. Wells, H.P. Lovecraft and Stanislaw Lem, will release in September. The game will have graphics inspired by the Victorian era and Steampunk and Dieselpunk styles. The player takes on the role of a gentleman hero named Vincent who, facing the invasion of evil robots from space, needs to save the world. In order to complete the mission he has to fix a variety of machines and mechanisms as well as solve a series of … [Read more...]

Toy Defense 4: Sci-Fi updated with Tournament Mode

Melesta Games has added a Tournament Mode to Toy Defense 4: Sci-Fi, the highly popular tower defense game packed with intergalactic adventure and epic space battles with armies of robots and spacecraft. The fresh update is available now on the Apple App Store. Version 1.1.1's brand new Tournament Mode challenges players to see if they have what it takes to rise through the ranks from recruits to battle-hardened galactic marshals. The game encourages players to jump head-first into challenging competitions with other … [Read more...]