Set in 1962 at the height of the Cold War, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified tells the origin story of the underground XCOM organization and its clandestine war against an imposing alien threat. As a third-person tactical shooter, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified delivers a new experience using the classic XCOM formula by taking players out of the familiar god-like view of strategy games and dropping them into third-person combat.
They said it couldn’t be done, Apple defies the odds and wins a lawsuit against the mighty Richard Ditzik! But the question remains…will they be as successful against other mighty foes such as Russian Railways, Voice Domain Technologies, Long Corner Consumer Electronics, and eDekka. Good thing they’ve got that $888 million coming from Samsung, eh?
Space Hulk is a 3D adaptation of a board game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, and it’s coming to the iPad this December. It follows the release for OS X and Windows earlier this year, and gamers from all three platforms will be able to fight against each other. Space Hulk is set in the isolated corridors and tomb-like chambers of an ancient vessel lost in the graveyard of space.
Christmas is fast approaching, and you want to give gifts to your favorite gamers, but you have no idea what to buy. Why not a mouse, controller, headphone or other accessory to go along with their Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? They’ll be thanking your generosity every time they fire up their games.
The Shivah: Kosher Edition from Wadjet Eye Games is a story-driven point and click game where players don the yarmulke of Russell Stone. A disillusioned Rabbi at the head of a struggling New York City synagogue, Stone gets tangled up in a murder investigation after inheriting a large sum of money from a former congregation member. Originally released in 2006 as The Shivah, the new Kosher Edition has updated pixel art graphics, a new soundtrack, and a refined interface.
The King of Fighters ’97 is a 2D versus fighting game brought from the Neogeo to iOS and Android devices, courtesy of SNK Playmore. This is the third and final chapter of the Orochi Saga storyline, a series popular for its strategic team-based fighting system, lore-filled legacy, and memorable character cast. The developers have implemented a smooth touch control system that allows players to easily reproduce moves specific to the KOF series.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Panem Run puts you in the Districts of Panem in this endless runner for iOS and Android. Based on the film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which opened in theaters worldwide yesterday, players run through the Districts of Panem collecting Sparks and pursuing resources through the districts.
Dominate the seas in Oil Rush, a post-apocalyptic naval strategy game where oil is key to survival. Capture, upgrade, and defend floating production platforms, while pumping black gold to feed your naval and air forces. The game is available now for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Ring Run Circus is a puzzle game that’s sort-of like an endless runner in moving circus rings. On your unicycle, you have to avoid dangers, circus animals and fire, to name a few, while collecting stars and a key that opens up the exit. With more than 50 levels, it’s well worth the cost, especially since there are no annoying in-app purchases or ads.
Western Digital has revealed the My Passport Air, a portable storage device with up to 1 TB in a stylishly thin all-aluminum enclosure. “Its ultra-slim, high capacity design and advanced content security features make it a must have accessory for even the most discerning Mac aficionado.”
Dementium II, the award winning Nintendo DS horror game, is coming to the Mac and PC with better visuals and lighting effects, and refined controls. Originally released in 2010 by Renegade Kid, Dementium II quickly gained a cult following for its dark storytelling, intense action, and twisted puzzles. Now in 2013 Memetic Games is tasked with using their cinematic background to revitalize this classic horror game for the modern computer in Dementium II HD.
Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet has recently been updated to a universal app which can now run on the iPhone and iPod touch in addition to the iPad, Android tablets, and the PC. You can play a single-player game or, for more mayhem and “accidental” friendly fire, cross-platform with up to three of your friends.