Despite its stunning success, the market for touchscreen gaming is still in its infancy, as game developers to continue to innovate on the new platform. But the innovations won't be limited to software, as a new game controller hopes to change how we play mobile games.
Tetris is all about stacking different shapes into pristine rows. One little hole, and you may find yourself trying to fill it in for the next 20 minutes. These couch cushions definitely raise the stakes: one gap here and you could throw out your dang back.
Back when I was in school, we learned about physics the old fashioned way: by dropping bowling balls on our feet. But kids these days aren't interesting in bowling balls and pain, they're interested in video games, and Valve's new education initiative uses Portal 2, GLaDOS, and Chell to teach physics and math.
I waited eight years to play Pikmin 3. The last time we saw a Pikmin title was in '04, when the second game in the series came out for the Wii. Well, at E3 2012, the fanboy in me was given sweet release. Here's what I thought.
Microsoft's drumming up a huge wad of excitement for a mystery announcement slated for later today. Is it a tablet? A last minute rumor revealing a leaked document suggests Microsoft will unveil a 7-inch Xbox tablet.
While most people were celebrating Father's Day this weekend, the gaming world was rocked to the very core when an alleged 56-page document document (with images) claiming to detail Microsoft's next-gen Xbox plans surfaced.
Are you not happy with the current Nintendo 3DS form factor? Are you hoping Nintendo will revise the 3DS, perhaps with larger screens or a thinner chassis? Nintendo says it's already working on a 3DS successor.
As you're about to see, it's a pretty good time to be both a fan of video games and science fiction. It's true that the two have always gone hand-in-hand, but at E3 2012 this year, we were treated to plenty of sci-fi goodness from familiar franchises and original ideas alike. Here we've collected all the games announced at the show that have a sci-fi angle. We've picked a few of our favorites and listed a couple of honorable mentions — it's all inside.
Civilization 2 was first released in 1996, which is approximately forever ago. Reddit user Lycerious has been playing the same game of Civ 2 for the past 10 years (!), and his virtual world of 3991 A.D. is a "hellish nightmare" devastated by global warming and perpetual nuclear war.
As the smoke surrounding the Wii U settles, even more new details (Nintendo sure is letting it drip out one drop at a time) are surfacing and, depending on where you stand, could make you either very happy or very sad.