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Topic: gaming

Mobile gaming company AppLovin raises $1.8B in IPO

04/15/2021, 12:04 pm

Mobile gaming company AppLovin has raised $1.8 billion in its initial public offering on Thursday, giving it a market capitalization of $28.6 billion.


Sony plans bigger push to bring PlayStation franchises to iPhone

04/11/2021, 10:04 am

Sony wants to expand its mobile gaming efforts, with job advertisements indicating it intends to adapt many PlayStation franchises to be playable on iPhone and iPad in the future.


Microsoft in acquisition talks with Discord worth over $10B

03/23/2021, 08:03 am

Gaming-centric messaging service Discord could be picked up by Microsoft, with the tech giant said to be in talks to buy the service in a deal potentially worth more than $10 billion.


Apple adds controller emulation to macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta

03/22/2021, 03:03 pm

Apple is making it easier for people to play iPhone and iPad games running on a Mac, with the latest macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta including the ability to use a keyboard and mouse as a game controller.


What is Roblox? Everything you need to know about the latest craze

03/19/2021, 11:03 am

Released in 2006, Roblox grew from obscurity into a gaming juggernaut, culminating in a multi-billion-dollar public stock offering. Here's what you need to know about the game.


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."