Category Archives: Jailbreak

TechCruch has the scoop on a fairly basic HTML5 game of Blackjack running on the Apple TV. While a browser-based game of Blackjack isn't exactly mind blowing, it's still awesome seeing the Apple TV taking these baby steps towards becoming what could potentially be a brand new market for iOS developers. Remember, the foundations of the App Store we know and love today was largely in part of jailbreak developers proving it could be done...

Back in May when the first videos started appearing of jailbroken iPads playing SNES games, it definitely piqued our interest as few things would have blown my mind more back when the SNES hit North America in 1991. (Actually, come to think of it, just seeing the iPad 19 years ago would be a mind-blowing experience in itself.) The emulator in question in the original videos, as well as the one capable of pairing with a Wii controller is snes4iphone, but if you'd rather have an emulator that runs natively, SNES HD will do the trick, you just won't have Wii controller support...

This short video uploaded to youtube shows off the ability to run an emulator on the iPad to play SNES games, while using the Wii Remote to control the character. The game being played is Super Mario World on snes4iphone [$5.99 from Cydia]...

Konami recently released Frogger [App Store] for the iPhone through the iTunes App Store...

With little fanfare renowned game studio THQ has released the iPhone version of de Blob [App Store].  Scheduled for September release on the Nintendo Wii and DS, the iPhone version of this rather unique title comes as a bit of a surprise...

Too fond of your jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch to go "iPhone 2.0" on the 11th?  Not looking forward to your friends with updated iPhones waving Super Monkey Ball in your face?  Well, beat them to the punch--right now--with Neverball for the jailbroken iPhone and iPod touch...

It's not a particularly new jailbreak iPhone game, but it's the one that's been driving me crazy (in the good way) on my daily commute of late.  The title I speak of is Block Puzzle from Soneso...

Darxun Games has recently released their first iPhone game, a port of their 3D mobile Mech-style shooter, Cybersaurus...

We're all anxiously awaiting the launch of the iTunes App Store in early July.  That said, there're plenty of great jailbreak iPhone games out there.  The one I've been most enjoying of late is Passionfools' title CubicMan (video link).  A remake of the Flash game Bloxorz, CubicMan presents the user with an isometric game grid and the challenge of manipulating a rectangular object in such a way as to stand it up on a designated grid square, thereby moving to the next level...

The iPhone and iPod touch are about to receive an injection of retro gaming goodness thanks to iPhone developer ZodTTD. He is in the process of developing temper4iphone which is an iPhone port of Temper, an NEC TurboGrafx-16 and TurboGrafx-CD emulator written by Exophase for the GP2X...

Last month we covered a web-based 3D Rubik's Cube game for the iPhone and iPod touch.  If you have a jailbroken device and enjoyed that title, you will want to have a look at iCube...

Simiotica, a Ukrainian iPhone development group, has announced the release of their iPhone and iPod touch game aMaze! via Installer.app.  aMaze! is an accelerometer-based adaptation of the classic game Labyrinth, similar to Labyrinth for the iPhone which we covered earlier this month...

The latest in 3D iPhone gaming comes from developer Marco Giorgini. He has released a pre-alpha version of Kingdom Lores, a 3D fantasy adventure game based on an OpenGL ES rendering engine of his own design...

A developer behind the iPhone port of the FPS classic DOOM recently spoke out regarding the port project as well as iPhone development in general...

In a bit of news from Down Under, retro gaming fans waiting anxiously for June's arrival of the iTunes App Store have reason to rejoyce.  Developer Stuart Carnie has used the iPhone SDK to port Frodo, a popular Commodore 64 emulator, to the iPhone...

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