Don't-Miss Game Stories

Remains of the Day: Messing with Texas Hold'em

Why can't iChat and iMessage just get along? Maybe some day. Apple has, however, tweaked the App Store on the iPad--which, incidentally, is on a ton of people's holiday wish list--but it's also pulled its very own iOS game.

Infinity Blade II for iOS confirmed for December 1

Epic and Chair have confirmed that the follow-up to Infinity Blade is set to ship on December 1.

Remains of the Day: Spanish inquisition

Apple's design guru gets enmeshed in legal affairs, Cupertino loses a case en España, and South Koreans are about to have a whole lot more fun with their iPhones.

Blizzard unveils new Mists of Pandaria World of Warcraft expansion pack

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm turned out to be cataclysmic in more than just an in-game sense of the word. Are Pandas going to get the game back on track? Blizzard seems to think so. Furries rejoice!

Game developer Anuman reveals XIII: Lost Identity for Mac, iOS

The return of Belgian amnesiac secret agent XIII looks markedly different from its shooter predecessor.

Elite Collection announces retro iOS game compilation

Retro enthusiasts will have another means to play their favorite 8-bit computer titles in late October thanks to the Elite Collection iOS apps.

Up close with iOS 5: Game Center

Apple introduced Game Center to the iOS platform about a year ago, and while 67 million people have signed up for the service, it hasn't always been as useful as it could be. iOS 5 looks to change that by making it easier to find both friends and games via Game Center.

Real Racing 2 update will add 'Party Play' mode

Gamemaker Firemint says it will update its Real Racing 2 line of games to take advantage of the massive processing power of the new iPhone 4S, and to add a new AirPlay-enabled "Party Play" feature that lets multiple iOS players compete against each other on a single high-definition television.

Netflix does Qwik turn, will keep DVD and streaming together

Three weeks after it announced the 'Qwikster' spin-off of its DVD rental service, Netflix on Monday reversed course, saying that it would keep its DVD and streaming video services under one roof.

Epic announces Infinity Blade II for iPhone 4S

Hot on the heels of the announcement of the iPhone 4S comes word that one of the platform's most popular games is getting a sequel.

Remains of the Day: Die another day

Psystar is determined to drag its court case all the way to the top before failing; the Apple TV may be about to kick off its continental tour; and we bid a fond adieu to a bygone era of gaming.

Lego combines the digital and physical in iPhone game

Danish toy company Lego is pushing its toys into the mobile age with the Life of George iPhone app, which combines a digital and physical gaming experience.

Fruit Ninja aims to slice into China

The maker of Fruit Ninja has big hopes for China, and aims for the hit game to reach an additional 70 million downloads in the country over the next six months.

Diablo III pushed back to early 2012

Blizzard has announced that the expected launch window for Diablo III is now early 2012, following an extended beta test.

Classic platformer Another World arrives for iOS

Eric Chahi's brutally difficult and immensely stylish cinematic platformer from 1991 has just hit the App Store for iOS devices.