ThinkGeek's adorable iCade is genius. It turns your iPad into a little arcade! Asteroids forever! If it has a drawback, it's that, well, it kind of destroys the iPad's portability. Meet the Bluetooth Duo Gamer controller, which sheds the cabinet for a dock that'll fit in your backpack.
Whenever a Gameloft title hits the iPhone I play a little game before the game: I try and guess what popular console game it's trying to mimic.… [Kotaku]
Games on Android kinda suck. I'm forever scrolling through the Market or reading our Android apps round-ups, hoping for something—anything!—to whisk me away from Words With Friends hell. Upcoming GTA San Andreas-clone 9mm, from Gameloft, definitely looks hopeful.
But is it a clone? There are definitely elements of Order & Chaos Online that seem ripped directly from World of Warcraft. The characters, for instance, do indeed look like low-polygon versions of the ones you'd find running about Azeroth… [Kotaku]
Shrinking an entire beloved comic book universe down to an iPhone game is a dangerous prospect, but that's just what Spider-Man: Total Mayhem does, allowing you to swing from buildings, battle baddies, and hone your spidey senses on your iPhone.
There are a lot of iPhone games. Most of them are crap. A significant fraction are good. Few are great. Even fewer are great and original. Like this one might be!
App developers have it hard enough on the iPhone; on Android, they've got to keep prices just as low, and sell to a much smaller audience. So how are some of them coping? By packing up and leaving, like Gameloft.
Just in time for the season finale, Apple today posted a Lost game for iPod in the iTunes Music Store. The game reminds me a bit of the old Monkey Island graphic adventures, although I doubt it has the same wacky and wonderful dialog of Guybrush Threepwood and company. However, $4.99 will buy you some Jack…