Grumpy Gurevitz: What Happens When The Network Goes Down

Grumpy Gurevitz: What Happens When The Network Goes Down

Apr 28, 2011

If there was a month where those of us at the ‘cutting edge’ of gadget land needed reminding that we are still in the early days of the digital content revolution, it was April 2011. First Amazon’s hosting service went down, disrupting a number of high profile services based on it; and as I write this, we are still without a PlayStation...

Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror – Remastered: review

Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror – Remastered: review

Jan 10, 2011

Format: iPhone, (version reviewed), iPod Touch, iPad Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Revolution Developer: Revolution Players: 1 Site: http://www.revolution.co.uk/broken-sword2-ios.php?id=112 The original Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror was released in 1997 on PC and later on the original PlayStation. This Remastered edition on Apple’s hardware...

Broken Sword – The Smoking Mirror: Remastered out now for iOS devices

Broken Sword – The Smoking Mirror: Remastered out now for iOS devices

Dec 17, 2010

Revolution Software have just announced that Broken Sword – The Smoking Mirror: Remastered is now available to download from Apple’s App Store for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The Smoking Mirror is the sequel to the hugely successful Broken Sword – Shadow of the Templars. Broken Sword – The Smoking Mirror: Remastered features an...

EEDAR: 3DS failure “not an option”; Apple will never be a “serious contender” in gaming

EEDAR: 3DS failure “not an option”; Apple will never be a “serious contender” in gaming

Dec 7, 2010

Research firm EEDAR’s Jesse Divnich talks to Critical Gamer about how the success of Move, Kinect and the 3DS is crucial to the future of their respective companies. We also hear his thoughts on the likelihood of Apple entering the console race, and what next year is likely to hold. We’ve seen a lot of aggressive hardware price cuts, both online...

Apple release GameCenter for iPhone

Apple release GameCenter for iPhone

Sep 12, 2010

Apple have just released a new firmware update for the iPhone and iPod Touch. iOS 4.1 lets users access the GameCenter app, which appears on the home screen of the device. GameCenter is Apple’s answer to Xbox Live on mobile devices, and gives users the ability to create friends lists, invite friends to games, compare high scores on leaderboards, and adds...