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Topic: gaming

Amazon launches short-form gameplay video service GameOn on iOS

03/03/2021, 04:03 pm

Amazon has launched its short-form mobile gameplay recording platform GameOn on iOS, making it available on iPhone and iPad devices.


Microsoft testing browser-based xCloud game streaming

02/15/2021, 08:02 am

Microsoft is working to bring its xCloud game-streaming service to iOS, and is testing a version that works entirely within a web browser.


How to use a PlayStation 5 DualSense controller with iPhone and iPad

02/01/2021, 04:02 pm

Gaming on iPhone and iPad is great, but it gets even better when paired with a capable controller. Apple has enabled users to pair their Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense controllers with iPhone and iPad for next-level mobile gaming. Here's how to set it up.


Nvidia GeForce Now client adds native Apple Silicon support

01/31/2021, 06:01 pm

Nvidia's GeForce Now has been updated to work with Apple Silicon Macs, allowing gamers on both Intel and M1-based models to use the game-streaming service.


Child spends $16K on iPad game in-app purchases

12/13/2020, 02:12 pm

Over the summer of 2020, a six-year-old spent over $16,000 in the App Store, on in-app purchases for the iPad version of Sega's "Sonic Forces."


Xbox Game Pass Ultimate with cloud gaming coming to iOS and iPadOS in spring 2021

12/09/2020, 09:12 am

Microsoft will expand its cloud gaming efforts to mobile Safari on the iPhone and iPad as promised, with an expected launch in spring 2021.


Review: Backbone One turns your iPhone into a powerful handheld game console

12/06/2020, 10:12 am

The Backbone One combines slim and modern controller design with specialized software for a complete handheld gaming experience.


Backbone One controller and app aims to elevate iPhone gaming

10/27/2020, 12:10 pm

Backbone Labs has launched Backbone One, a game controller for iPhone that, used with its companion app, aims to make mobile gaming closer to its console counterparts.


Facebook cloud gaming launches in browsers and on Android - but not iOS

10/26/2020, 09:10 am

Facebook has launched its cloud gaming service, but while it is available via web browsers and on Android devices, the new app feature won't be usable on iPhones and iPads at launch, due to Apple's "control over a very precious resource."


Amazon brings Luna cloud gaming service to iOS and Mac for select customers

10/20/2020, 06:10 pm

Amazon on Tuesday initiated early access to the new Luna game streaming service on a variety of platforms, including Apple's iOS and Mac.


Apple to reportedly remove app that enabled Google Stadia on iPhone [u]

10/19/2020, 07:10 pm

Apple is removing an app that allowed iPhone users to play Google Stadia streaming games in a specially designed web browser, according to the software's developer.


Gamers spent $11 billion in Apple's App Store in Q3 - more than all of Google Play

10/08/2020, 09:10 am

The App Store generated more than $11 billion just from gaming, pushing just that category higher than the entire Google Play Store for the third quarter.


Next Apple TV could use A12Z or "A14X" in big Apple Arcade push

10/03/2020, 04:10 pm

Apple's next version of the Apple TV set-top box could use an 12 or A14 chip, a leaker claims, with Apple said to be making a major push to improve the quality of content offered in Apple Arcade.


Microsoft remains committed to bringing Xbox Game Pass to iPhone

09/21/2020, 11:09 am

In an interview on CNBC, Microsoft's Xbox lead Phil Spencer said it remains committed to bringing Xbox Game Pass to a variety of platforms, including Apple's iPhone.


Microsoft says loosened App Store gaming rules still make for a 'bad experience'

09/11/2020, 04:09 pm

Microsoft on Friday criticized recent changes to Apple's App Store that loosened restrictions for cloud gaming apps, stating that it still remains a "bad experience."


Logitech G launches new line of colorful gaming peripherals

08/25/2020, 03:08 am

As the popularity of game streaming services continues to grow, Logitech G on Tuesday launched the Color Collection -- a lineup of colorful gaming accessories that deviates from the traditional black-and-white norm.


Microsoft fires back at Apple, accusing it of treating gaming apps differently

08/06/2020, 09:08 pm

Hour after Apple explained why Microsoft's xCloud wouldn't be coming to iOS, Microsoft shot back and accused the company of "consistently treating gaming apps differently."


Microsoft ends iOS xCloud testing, launching as Android exclusive

08/05/2020, 07:08 pm

Microsoft has confirmed that it has ended its xCloud game service testing on iOS -- on the same day it announced new partnerships with Samsung.


Apple Arcade has shifted to focus on games with higher 'engagement'

06/30/2020, 03:06 pm

Apple is reportedly shifting its Apple Arcade development strategy by looking for titles for higher levels of "engagement," while dropping some existing contracts.


Apple revamps Game Center, controller support in iOS 14, tvOS 14, macOS Big Sur

06/24/2020, 02:06 pm

Apple has revamped its Game Center platform with a new dashboard and other features alongside other game-related improvements across its 2020 software updates.