The Apple gaming trademark and why it DOESN’T mean Apple is working on a gaming device

This weekend has been filled to the brim with rumors and speculation, on a variety of Apple related topics. One of the biggest has been the fact that Apple filed for a trademark that would protect the world APPLE on “toys, games and playthings, namely, hand-held units for playing electronic games; hand-held units for playing […]

Hands On “Spore” Creature Creator from EA

Spore is a game with a lot of hype behind it, and a very long development history. To some people, Spore may be their most anticipated game ever, and now we’re looking at it being released in 2008. I stopped by the EA booth today and got a chance to play Spore for a minute. […]

Hudson releases Bomberman for the iPod line

Well, if Sonic and Peggle didn’t do it for you, there was another iPod game released late yesterday – Bomberman from Hudson Software. Bomberman is one of my favorite franchises of all time – even though some of the games have strayed pretty far from the path of the original formula. This game is actually […]

New iPod Games – Sonic the Hedgehog and Peggle

Sega today released a port of the original Sega Genisis classic, Sonic the Hedgehog for 5th Gen iPods, iPod Classics and 3rd Gen iPod Nanos. While this is probably the 70th release of this game (it is available on just about every mobile platform you can imagine, plus most consoles, on Gametap, and more), it […]

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars – comes to the Mac

Well, gaming is certainly getting more active on the Mac. In the last week we’ve had Eve Online, and Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean MMO released for Mac, and yesterday, Apple Insider got a close look at the latest installment in the Quake franchise, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars – which is coming to the Mac […]

EA finally ships Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08, Madden NFL 08

Well, they were supposed to ship in July. Some other EA titles shipped in August, and now, here in the latter part of October, EA is finally shipping Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 and Madden 08 for Mac according to MacNN. Both titles require Mac OS X 10.4.9 or later and a 1.83GHz Core Duo […]

So you want Games in OSX? Go make them with Unity 2.0

Unity is a spectacular piece of software that has received a major upgrade this week. For those of you not aware, Unity is an extremely powerful cross platform game creation tool. The update include over 50 new features including the ability to play video files as textures on any surface, performance improvements, Direct X 9 […]

Does OS X NEED to be a hardcore gaming Platform?

Earlier today I wrote about the whole Bungie situation that happened over the weekend. There was also another video game related Apple article that made the rounds this weekend. It stated that Apple didn’t want to pay Valve $1 million dollars to port Half-Life to the Mac. There is an interesting discussion on Digg (as […]