Real-time strategy (RTS) games have had lasting appeal on PCs, and now the genre is moving to mobile devices. Needless to say, the shift from large displays to much smaller ones creates design challenges for RTS game makers.
Category: Mobile and Wireless
Augmented reality and mobile apps have met before, but some developers contend that the next encounters will produce an even more sophisticated class of technology.
Mind Candy announces the release of “Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park” for Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS, available October 30, 2012.
New Mac version allows users to create stunning HD stop-motion and time-lapse videos using the iPhone as a camera.
Professional texturing platform for AAA and mobile game developers adds new batch tools and new 2D painting system.
Wireless history is filled with plenty of examples, good and bad, including the webOS flash in the pan. Fast-changing fates make it challenging for developers to decide which OS to support. The research firm iGR has been tracking the mobile market for a dozen years, and I recently spoke with its vice president of wireless and mobile communications research about what developers need to consider.
LA-based mixed-media production studio Roger recently won Silver honors at the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for its anthemic Mobile Roadie spot.
Mobile game developers are beating a path to Corona SDK, a development platform built upon such components as OpenGL, OpenAL and the Lua cross-platform programming language. I recently talked to Don-Duong Quach, a programmer and co-founder of Cannon Cat developer Loqheart, about his use of Corona SDK.
Disney/ABC Television Group’s Digital Media team is launching "Fish Hooks," a new physics-based puzzle game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch based on the popular Disney Channel series of the same name.
Acclaimed indie filmmaker Joanna Priestley releases “Clam Bake,” an interactive iOS app for iPad, iPhone and iPod featuring her iconic animation style.
By next year, annual sales of smartphones that support HTML5 should hit 1 billion worldwide, says the research firm Strategy Analytics. Even today, there’s a healthy installed base of HTML5 phones: at least 336 million, based on 2011 sales.
P2 Games announced the launch of the first official "Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom" app titled "Big Star Fun," which is now available on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
One step forward, two steps back. That’s how Don Norman describes today’s gesture-based user interfaces (UIs) for smartphones, tablets and a growing assortment of other devices.
Online kids channel Toon Goggles is partnering with Sony to launch a new exclusive app for Sony Tablet S and Sony Tablet P.
Cartoon Network announced that it has added an innovative enhancement to that experience, a first-of-its-kind app for iOS that will allow kids to watch television and play games simultaneously.
NVIDIA officially announced a new line of Quadro professional graphics solutions for the latest leading mobile workstations.
FourBros Studio created a buzz about its success with Windows Phone 7, telling about ad impressions and real dollars generated. I recently spoke with Nathan Furtwangler, FourBros Studio member and developer, about what other developers can learn from their team and how their strategies might be applied to Windows Phone 8.
Mobile apps for tuning a variety of musical instruments are readily available, but a recently demonstrated iPad app expands the musician-helper category beyond those basic tools. The software, dubbed Celeste, helps configure pipe organs and was among the featured apps at the University of Utah’s Mobile Application Demo Day.
PipelineFX announced that it has released Qube! MobileView, a new app that can manage and monitor a full rendering workload from anywhere there is mobile or web-based reception.
From the mind and creative heart of Disney animator and ANNIE award winner Dan Lund, the knock knock joke comes to the small screen with “Knock Knock And The Who's There Doors” app for iPhone and iPad.
As London hosts the 2012 Olympics, P2 Games' latest app, Peppa Pig's Sports Day, allows Peppa fans to join the sporting fun by competing in their very own Sports Day event this summer.
Aardman Animations has boosted its grass-roots animation brand with a fantastic new “Animate It!” app which launches in the iTunes App Store for just $2.99.