Chris HoltMacworld

Chris is a former Macworld editor who has turned to a life of crime.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars for iPhone

Rockstar Games doesn't do anything half-way, and the first iPhone version of its Grand Theft Auto series is no exception. The game for the iPhone and iPod touch is a big, ugly, raw title that's huge in scale and depth.

OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Mini

The Elite-AL Pro Mini portable hard drive offers versatile connection options and produced some impressive times for a portable drive with its copy and duplication tests.

Mac gaming talk of town, among winners at award shows

On Saturday, the Game Developers Conference wraps up at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. By all accounts, it’s been a very exciting week for Mac gaming.

Electric Bat Interactive previews free browser-based games

Electric Bat Interactive unveiled two new games, WarLords and Weblings.

Gameloft unveils new iPhone games

Gameloft, one of the leading developers for the iPhone and iPod touch, unveiled three new games to the assembled press on Thursday.

Firemint wins four Pocket Gamer Awards

Firemint was honored with four awards from handheld gaming Website Pocket Gamer at a ceremony held at the annual Game Developers Conference.

Namco unveils new cross-platform SDK

Namco announced UniteSDK, its new propriety cross-platform technology.

Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition

The Ultimate Sith Edition is set in the years between Episode III and Episode IV in the Star Wars canon. Darth Vader has sent you, his secret apprentice, to track down and kill rogue Jedi.

GDC: Ngmoco hopes to rule with new mobile games

At the Game Developers Conference, Ngmoco previewed two upcoming releases for the iPhone and iPod touch. We Rule and Godfinger both put you in the shoes of a usually benevolent ruler -- as a monarch in the case of the former, or as god in the case of the latter.

Street Fighter IV arrives in the App Store

The seminal arcade fighting game is now available for the iPhone and iPod touch as a $10 download. Chris Holt talks to Capcom's Takeshi Tezuka about bringing the game to the iPhone platform.

GDC: Mac, iPad gaming figure to share spotlight with iPhone

The Game Developers Conference kicks off Tuesday in San Francisco. Chris Holt previews what figures to be an interesting show for Mac, iPhone, and iPad gamers.

Insight on the iPhone's zombie invasion

We launched Zombie Week because of the abundance of zombie applications in the App Store; now, we hope to unearth some reasons why the living dead have invaded the iPhone and iPod touch.

Plants vs. Zombies for iPhone

Finally combining my love of gardening and my need to slaughter the undead, Plants vs. Zombies is a unique tower defense game from PopCap Games

ZombieSmash coming to iPhone

ZombieSmash, developed by Game Doctors, lets you dispatch the zombie hordes with unrivaled variety and power. Due out later in March and priced at $2, this funny and quirky zombie app looks like a title to watch.

Zombie Week: The undead are coming!

Due to the popularity of zombie applications on the iPhone and iPod Touch platforms, we’ve decided to dedicate an entire week to the undead.