Apple Reveals New iPhone: Taller Design, Bigger Screen, New A6 Chip
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Apple Reveals New iPhone: Taller Design, Bigger Screen, New A6 Chip

Just a day ahead of Nintendo announcing the release date of their new console that totally doesn’t look like an Apple product, the new iPhone was revealed by, well, Apple themselves. How about that. Honestly, the timing couldn’t be better for both companies and consumers at large. Not only are both devices going to be ... Read More»
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iPhone 5 announced – 20% lighter, 7.6mm thick
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iPhone 5 announced – 20% lighter, 7.6mm thick

iPhone 5 has been announced by Apple SVP Phil Schiller, who called it “an absolute jewel… the most beautiful product we have ever made, bar none.” iPhone 5 – taller, thinner iPhone 5 is the world’s thinnest smartphone, and weighs 112 grams. It’s 20% lighter than the 4S at 7.6mm thick. It contains a 326ppi ... Read More»
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iPhone 5: Apple’s event kicks off tonight – friendly reminder
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iPhone 5: Apple’s event kicks off tonight – friendly reminder

Apple is expected to unveil iPhone 5 at the ‘It’s almost here’ event tonight in San Francisco tonight. Expect a furore of excited, speculative iPhone news emerging around the web from 6pm tonight. Apple sent out invites to the press a while back. They looked like this: Note the ’5′ at the bottom, leading everyone ... Read More»
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Treasures of Montezuma 3 Review by Gaming on Batteries
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Treasures of Montezuma 3 Review by Gaming on Batteries

Matching jewels is easy as it ever was so there is nothing to complain about in that department. Even on a resistive touch screen, the gems swap easily and are large enough that it is not a problem selecting the desired one. It can sometimes be a problem finding games that work on the limited ... Read More»
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Judge Dredd vs Zombies Review by Gaming on Batteries
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Judge Dredd vs Zombies Review by Gaming on Batteries

For anyone that is a retro gamer of any sort, Judge Dredd feels a lot like Smash TV, Total Carnage or Loaded/Re-Loaded from the 32-Bit days (early to mid 90′s). Just straight up shooting and finding the switch to open the door to the next level (here is a hint, kill EVERYTHING and you can ... Read More»
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Keiji Inafune makes short play action platformer
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Keiji Inafune makes short play action platformer

Keiji Inafune’s new game J.J. Rocket is a side-scroller action game that sees you as the mutant blasting President of the USA. Missions are short three minute sessions including the mutant boss battles, ... Read More»
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Molyneux taking applications for Curiosity beta testers
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Molyneux taking applications for Curiosity beta testers

Game developer Peter Molyneux and his studio 22 Cans have started sending out invites to gamers for signing up in order to participate in a field test for the studio’s first game, Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube. “We are looking for some feedback,” the 22 Cans Facebook page said, offering players the opportunity to ... Read More»
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Digital FTW: Ubisoft’s 20-strong catalogue rocks Paris
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Digital FTW: Ubisoft’s 20-strong catalogue rocks Paris

VG247 visited Ubisoft in Paris to take in the sights and sounds of the publisher’s digital showcase and speak to Stephanie Perotti, the publisher’s worldwide director of online games. Ubisoft Digital Day 2012 A number of new titles and content for games announced at gamescom were shown-off in Paris, including: Might & Magic Heroes Online ... Read More»
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Super Hexagon tots up 10,000 sales in launch window
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Super Hexagon tots up 10,000 sales in launch window

Super Hexagon has sold “way beyond expectations” on its debut weekend. The unusual and already notoriously difficult title pulled in over 10,000 sales in its first three days, creator Terry Cavanagh revealed in a Reddit AMA. “I didn’t see that coming at all – I’d really gone into this expecting the game to be a ... Read More»
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FedEx Preparing For Huge iPhone 5 Delivery Demands Starting Sept. 21
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FedEx Preparing For Huge iPhone 5 Delivery Demands Starting Sept. 21

FedEx is reportedly battening down the hatches for an expected iPhone 5 announcement later this September, as the shipping and delivery company is expected a huge surge in orders. But will it be too late? According to MacRumors, the expected ship date for the newest iPhone device will be the weekend of September 21-24, which could ... Read More»
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Upwardly mobile: the Tiny Tower time-suck
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Upwardly mobile: the Tiny Tower time-suck

Mobile games represent an increasing proportion of the VG247 team’s gaming hours. Brenna Hillier confesses to a terrible fixation on miniature, pixelated people. Every now and then Pat suffers the pangs of primal managerial instinct and demands that the VG247 crew get together to play games and Bond As A Team. The results of this ... Read More»
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Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure headed to iOS
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Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure headed to iOS

Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure is making the jump from 3DS to iOS in free-to-play form. According to Joystiq‘s auto-translate of a Sega Japan announcement, the game will be free but have some sort of premium content available for purchase – perhaps new songs or stages. It will also pack in social features and ... Read More»
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Scribblenauts Remix Now Free For iPhone, iPad At Any Starbucks
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Scribblenauts Remix Now Free For iPhone, iPad At Any Starbucks

If you go outside for any given reason, there’s a 90-percent chance that you might wander into a Starbucks. If you’re not a Starbucks fan, but you happen to like Scribblenauts, then the coffee chain has an offer to pull you back in. Go to your nearest Starbucks this week, and you can pick up ... Read More»
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Super Hexagon from VVVVVV developer out now on iPad, iPhone
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Super Hexagon from VVVVVV developer out now on iPad, iPhone

Super Hexagon is the latest from VVVVVV creator Terry Cavanagh, and it’s out now on on iPhone and iPad. You can see a video of it in action below. It is slated to arrive on PC and Mac at a later date. Thanks, PC Gamer. ... Read More»
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Rayman Jungle Run sprinting to iOS in September, watch the trailer here
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Rayman Jungle Run sprinting to iOS in September, watch the trailer here

Rayman likes to run, as anyone who has played Rayman Origins’ brutal treasure chest dash stages will tell you. The concept has now been turned into an iOS game, Rayman Jungle Run, which has been revealed by Ubisoft today. Similar to iOS smash Canabalt, Rayman Jungle Run sees the punch-happy chappie sprinting, jumping and hovering ... Read More»
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