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Curve Studios' stealthy platformer Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark will launch on iOS on November 14. The fast-paced puzzle platformer includes 80 levels, Game Center-supported achievements and leaderboards, and a "one off in-app purchase" that unlocks 1,800 community-created levels. Stealth In...

November 8th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Game Center will get a visual overhaul with the latest update to Apple's iconic mobile operating system, it was revealed during WWDC today. Apple aims to curb cheating through more secure game scores and support for ranking-style leaderboards. It's also added a new Sprite Kit tool to help developer...

June 10th 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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The Android answer to Apple's Game Center app on iOS will be Google Play Games, according to information obtained by Android Police from a Play Services APK teardown. The service will bring lobbies and invites for matchmaking, in-game chat, cloud game saves, achievements and leaderboards to the pl...

May 12th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Since its introduction to iOS 4.1 back in 2010, Game Center hasn't evolved much. Other than dumping Game Center onto iPad later that same year, Apple has been content to just let it linger there. Now almost two years later, Game Center will finally be on every Apple product you own. There is no esc...

February 16th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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You'd have to be a fus-ro-dummy to think that Skyrim would be through with receiving accolades. At last night's New York Video Game Critics Circle Awards, the Bethesda Game Studios-developed RPG took home yet one more, earning the "Big Apple Award for Best Game" as decided by a cabal of NY-based ga...

February 3rd 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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New York University's Game Center, already a bastion of game development in the Northeastern US, announced this week that it will open a Master of Fine Arts program for "Game Design" in fall 2012. The Game Center's blog revealed the new program this week with a tentative description of the progra...

December 13th 2011 at 10:58pm 0 Comments
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Use Game Center much? Some potential patents Apple has filed for may hint at more robust features coming to the platform in the future -- specifically, avatars. Apple's documents (via AppleInsider) show customization options and fully animated avatars akin to Nintendo's Miis or Microsoft Xbox 360...

October 13th 2011 at 9:45pm 0 Comments
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You know that wonderful, memorable, hilarious experience you just had with Portal 2? Wouldn't you like to shake the hand of the dude who helped shape that excellent narrative arc? Well, we can't promise you'll be able to do just that at next Thursday's New York University lecture series talk with...

April 29th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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If you live in the New York City area and still haven't visited NYU's Game Center for one reason or another, well, we're very disappointed in you. Luckily, several upcoming opportunities to head down and geek out amongst colleagues were announced on the Game Center's blog, starting tonight with a...

February 24th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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From the conceptually insane Solipskier to the "you're clearly insane if you don't like this" Cut the Rope, 2010 saw the release of oodles of excellent and wildly divergent iOS games for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. These are our favorites. To begin, click one of the links below to jump to a categ...

December 21st 2010 at 5:40pm 0 Comments