Chris HoltMacworld

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

Video: Hot products from the Game Developers Conference 2011

Macworld Staff Editor Serenity Caldwell and Editorial Intern Stephanie Kent dropped by the Game Developers Conference at San Francisco's Moscone Center to see the hot products on the show floor. While there were many cool games and technologies, three gadgets stood out from the rest.

GDC: Hands on with games from EA Mobile and Chillingo

Electronic Arts’ EA Mobile and Chillingo divisions unveiled their latest iOS game titles at the Game Developers Conference.

Hands on with Firemint’s Agent Squeek

Will lightning strike thrice? That’s what Firemint is hoping for with their soon-to-be-released new franchise, Agent Squeak.

Sega announces Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing for iOS

Sega announced on Monday that Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing will be coming soon to the iPhone and iPod touch.

Nancy Drew interactive book series comes to iOS

On Wednesday, Her Interactive, a game developer for the Mac and iOS platforms geared towards young women and teenage girls, launched the first in a new series centered around iconic detective, Nancy Drew.

Apple shareholders reject succession plan proposal

On Wednesday, Apple shareholders traveled from far and wide for the company's annual shareholder meeting at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters, rejecting a proposal to create an official CEO succession plan.

Lego Universe

Lego Universe is an ambitious and epic MMORPG that is saddled with expectations that no game could deliver on. Kids will love jumping around to the various Lego-themed worlds, but adults and long-time Lego maniacs will find the Universe to be far too small, and the tools far too clunky to replace the real life blocks.

First Look: Dragon Age II is gorgeous, violent

On March 8, when Dragon Age II launches in North America, Mac users will be able to get their hands on the hotly-anticipated sequel the same day.

Namco brings wrestling and casual titles to iOS

On Tuesday, Namco Bandai showed off some very large biceps by unveiling TNA Wrestling Impact for the iOS and its latest casual puzzler, Bird Zapper.

Expo Notes: Hands on with the Fling Game Controller for iPad

Ten One Design's Fling Game Controller takes the "virtual" out of "virtual joystick," attaching to your iPad's touch screen for more responsive controls in compatible games. Chris Holt took the iPad accessory out for a spin on the Macworld Expo showfloor and shares some first impressions.

Expo Notes: Genre-mixing Legendary Wars looks like a crowd-pleaser

Legendary Wars is a fantasy-themed game uniquely combining many genres that's been drawing crowds at Expo this week.

Empire Online invades iOS App Store

On Saturday, the English language version of Asia’s largest massively-multiplayer online role-playing game launched on the App Store. Empire Online, developed by Lakoo, is an anime-inspired adventure title that tasks players with building their own handheld kingdom

Review: Sid Meier's Civilization V

One of the most epic, deep, and complex turn-based strategy games of all time gets a visual upgrade and some major tinkering in this edition.

Capcom announces new games for 2011

Capcom, a leading developer of mobile and console games, recently unveiled its New Year’s iOS game lineup.

Mac App Store gives gamers plenty of options

Chris Holt looks at what Mac gamers can expect from the Mac App Store now that Apple has launched its new software retail service.