Category Archives: E3 Expo 2012

E3: EA Announces 'Need For Speed: Most Wanted' For iOS

This console generation's second Need for Speed: Most Wanted was shown off at EA's E3 press conference in Los Angeles this afternoon. Ports of the game for iPad, iPhone, and Android were confirmed after the event via press release...

E3: EA Mentions 'Madden NFL Social' And A 'FIFA' Companion App For iPhone And iPad

E3 press conferences aren't the best venues for mobile, but EA did manage to sneak a few upcoming iPhone and iPad apps into its presentation this afternoon in Los Angeles...

E3: Peter Molyneux's 22 Cans Announces Curiosity

Fable and Populous creator Peter Molyneux's new studio, 22 Cans, has unveiled Curiosity, its first experimental release in an upcoming line of one-word "games" designed around pure concepts and ideas. This one focuses on a user's desire to poke around inside a mysterious black cube, which is presented in a flat, white room...

E3: Mixed Bag Announces 'Forma.8,' An Old-School Action Adventure

New Tourin-based studio Mixed Bag is creating an "old-school action adventure" game that will embrace the fundamentals: art, real estate, bosses, powers, and mystery. It looks a little like Metroid, except with probes...

During a pre-E3 briefing the other afternoon, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata unveiled Mii-verse for Wii U. And he also mentioned something we didn't expect: interaction with the service through web-enabled devices. You know, like smart phones or tablets. ..

E3: Madfinger Games Announces 'Dead Trigger,' A Sharp-Looking Zombie FPS

Do you like zombie games? We sure hope so. It's clear that studios aren't going to be giving the undead a break despite how clotted the market is with their moans and groans and brainless wanderings. On the other hand, we're still finding interesting things in the latest crop of zombie games. Dead Trigger, for example, is tickling us because its production values appear to be off the chain. We guess we're not over the whole zombie thing quite yet, either...

Microsoft might have something really hip coming down the pipes for Xbox Live users with iOS devices. Various tech outlets have been reporting on a project called "Smart Glass," a supposed Xbox 360 companion app that will, essentially, give the console the ability to stream content to phones of all kinds and tablets. Spicing this up rumor up, Kotaku is reporting that Smart Glass is an internal name for a project that'll ultimately be called Xbox Live Companion, and its streaming feature will extend to games after you download the app on your device of choice...

With how fast this year is racing by I can't believe I'm about to post this, but E3 in Los Angeles is next week, and then WWDC in San Francisco is the week after that. We're going to be at both events, and we should be in store for two weeks of non-stop iOS gaming news. Or, that's the plan, anyway...

E3 always has surprises, but most big publishers announce what they're taking or showing off in advance of the Los Angeles based event. Square Enix just did this, and revealed a new, or at the very least upcoming, 2D Final Fantasy game in the process. Yay!..

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