iPhone users apparently will have yet another game controller to add to their arsenal.
Seen in a series of photos tweeted by Evleaks, the Razer Kazuyo will offer a wraparound case that turns your iPhone into a lean, mean gaming machine. The photos reveal a design similar to iPhone game controllers offered by Logitech and Moga.
The controller sports four action buttons on the right and an arrow button on the left. The iPhone can also be tilted to give you a better view of the action.
But the films the festival showcases are very much a reflection of the real world and times, and so it's no surprise to see a lineup released this week for next year's festival that delves into our increasingly digital lives, including the dark sides. Two of the documentaries competing in January deal with Internet addiction, and another is on the life and tragic death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
The latter, competing … Read more
Is there an Android game or app that you can't live without? You can now give it a thumbs-up though the Players' Choice Awards.
Google's new awards page invites you to vote for your favorite app among various categories. You can vote for the "most addictive games," the "best franchise games," the "best games based on a movie," the "best apps for enhancing the everyday," the "best app for booking and buying," and the "best Google apps."
Google offers several suggestions in each category. The most … Read more
Apple's App Store has a new set of pirates.
Game maker Ubisoft has released Assassin's Creed: Pirates for iOS. The game is essentially a pirate simulator, allowing gamers to engage in naval combat, build up their pirate ship, and explore the Caribbean. Gamers play as Alonzo Batilla.
The Assassin's Creed franchise has been extremely popular on consoles. The latest launch, Black Flag, is also set on the open seas and features pirates. Black Flag is available on consoles, but not on iOS.
Assassin's Creed: Pirates is available in Apple's App Store for $4.99. It … Read more
Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime made abundantly clear in a recent interview that his company's direction is driven by strategy and not the changing desires of its fan base.
In an interview with Siliconera published on Wednesday, Fils-Aime was asked how does "what fans want or say influence [his] decisions." His response, which centered mainly on petitions brought to Nintendo by fans asking them to bring legacy games to newer devices, was telling of Nintendo's view of the market.
"I have to tell you -- it doesn't affect what we do," Fils-Aime … Read more
Microsoft's Project Spark, an ambitious attempt on the company's part to turn gamers into developers, is making its debut on Windows 8.1 on Tuesday.
The app, which will be available later today in the Windows Store, according to The Verge, will be in beta when it's launched. In order to actually start using the app, users will need to download the program and then input a special beta key to activate it. Microsoft has not said how many people will be allowed to test the beta, but has a section on its Project Spark page letting … Read more
Sony's PlayStation 4 has hit another important milestone, some two weeks after the console launched.
Sony on Tuesday announced that global PlayStation 4 sales have reached 2.1 million units worldwide. The company was quick to point out that the tally includes actual sales to consumers and not merely shipments into the retail channel.
The PlayStation 4 hit North America on November 15 and quickly became a sales hit. Sony announced at that time that it sold 1 million PlayStation 4 units in just 24 hours to customers in the US and Canada. On November 29, the company launched … Read more
Friend of the show Harold Goldberg drops by the studio today to talk to Jeff about his amazing profile of Sam Houser, the notoriously reclusive head of Rockstar Games and the man behind Grand Theft Auto V.
- Criminal Mind -- The Harold Goldberg interview with Sam Houser.
Anything is possible when you can create professional-looking HD presentations, lessons, manuals, and eGreetings right from your computer. LiteCam HD, possibly the most popular screen capturing software with our users and editors, can help you capture and share your desktop with friends and family.
With LiteCam, you can capture streaming videos that normally cannot be downloaded. Make instructional video tutorials right on the computer. Trim, draw, and add titles and logos to create sharp looking movies. Record important Skype video chats and calls. Save online Web conference video with audio, capturing all presentation contents and annotations. Surprise friends and family … Read more