I'm A PC, and Apparently I Need Lots of Antivirus Software

Our sister site Kotaku posted the NPD's PC software sales charts for the month of September, and it's pretty interesting to see how mega-games like Spore measure up to less-exciting products like Microsoft Office. Spore may have nabbed the top spot, but MS Office 2007 grabs two spots, and despite its early troubles,… » 10/18/08 4:45pm 10/18/08 4:45pm

EA Waiting to Release Android Games Until It Can Charge for Them

While Namco jumped headfirst into the Android Market by giving away Pac-Man, EA Games is going to sit out for the time being, at least until there's a billing system in place for apps in the Android Market: "EA will support the Android platform...but has elected to wait for the launch of a content billing solution to… » 9/30/08 6:00pm 9/30/08 6:00pm

The Week in iPhone Apps: Games, File Sharing, and More Games

At the Let's Rock event this week » 9/12/08 5:00pm 9/12/08 5:00pm, Apple pushed the hard (and iPhone too, obviously) as a viable gaming platform. Steve even went so far as to call it the best portable gaming platform out there. Strong words for DS and PSP fans, but the crop of games popping up in the App Store continues to build steam. This week…

EA Announces SimCity and The Sims 3 for the iPhone: Spore Coming on…

EA has announced that nine new titles are currently in development for the iPhone: Yahtzee Adventures, EA Mini Golf, Lemonade Tycoon, Mahjong, Monopoly: Here & Now The World Edition, SimCity, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09, Need for Speed Undercover, and The Sims 3 » 9/04/08 6:16pm 9/04/08 6:16pm. Many of these titles , but I was pretty pumped to hear…

Jar Jar Gives You Another Reason for Spore Excitement

If getting Spore in the iPhone wasn't enough reason to get excited about its potential as a gaming platform (despite the naysayers), someone has created a Spore version of Jar Jar Binks. You know, so you can download it and kill the bastard with your own hands. Again, and again, and again. Now somebody create a George… » 6/19/08 6:17am 6/19/08 6:17am

Forbes: iPhone Could Kill the DS (Spore Shows Us Why They're Wrong)

Forbes is running a frankly bizarre piece that the DS's greatest threat is the iPhone, because it has "the touch-sensitive screen of a Nintendo DS with the motion sensitivity of the Nintendo Wii" (the writer is absolutely hyped for this combo) and the upcoming App Store will in bring a flood of games. The primary… » 6/05/08 3:30pm 6/05/08 3:30pm

iPhone Getting Multitouch Games, Including Spore, Super Monkey Ball

Click to viewI've got good news and better news. The good news is that the iPhone is getting multitouch games that use the accelerometer and every bell and whistle of the iPhone for controls. The better news? Developers such as EA and Sega are on board. EA is bringing the insanely anticipated game Spore to it. All 18… » 3/06/08 1:44pm 3/06/08 1:44pm