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One of the aspects that I've loved about the recent books of Lord of the Rings Online's epic story is that it's provided my character with an interesting and persistent NPC fellowship. Traveling with constant companions, even if they're virtual ones, is much preferable to wandering alone, especiall...

August 11th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Zynga's been on an interesting pivot lately. The company made a name for itself on Facebook, and most of its business is tied up in big games like Farmville and its sequel. But that audience is slowing down in growth, if not declining, which has prompted Zynga to experiment on mobile platforms...

April 10th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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A free version of Phosphor Games' pretty 3D action-adventure mobile game Horn is available on iOS today. Horn Free focuses on the "Prologue" section of Horn proper, allowing players to face an endless series of Titans in the new Quest mode and unlock new sets of customizable weapons and armor.The p...

December 11th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The first Zynga Partners for Mobile game has launched on iOS today. Phosphor Games' action adventure game Horn is now available on the iTunes App store, a $6.99 universal download optimized for iPad 2 and 3, and iPhone 4S.Horn focuses on a young blacksmith's apprentice named Horn who wakes to find...

August 16th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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We already knew that the developers behind the iOS horror game Dark Meadow were working on a new title called Horn, but now here's a trailer to watch. As you can tell, it looks pretty darn good. It's not quite as scary as the first game, though there are a few spooky elements, and the graphics...

August 15th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Phosphor Games, developers of The Dark Meadow, will launch Horn this August. The iOS title looks like it'll have plenty of action to immerse one to the point they miss their bus or subway stop.

August 15th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Phosphor Games' Dark Meadow made a big splash when it arrived on iOS last year, offering up a unique (and somewhat scary) experience on Apple's platform, with some excellent graphics and storytelling for a mobile title. Now that studio is following up with a second game, called Horn, as profile...

June 27th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Phosphor Games, developer of the atmospheric The Dark Meadow, will launch its new game Horn with Zynga as publisher. Horn is a third-person action game that at first glance draws some inspiration from Team Ico games, but is said to be loosely based on the "Old English tales of King Horn."Horn has b...

June 27th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We've actually seen this megaphone idea implemented before. While it's probably easiest to just go ahead and plug your iPhone in rather than trying to mechanically amplify the sound waves with a series of cones and chambers, that hasn't stopped some designers from putting together some intrigui...

August 23rd 2011 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Oh, nerds. If we weren't one of you, we wouldn't have the faintest idea why you do the things you do. But we are, so we do, even if you're from another country. In an attempt to best Finland's record for World's Largest Intel Chime (done with human cannonballs), five employees at the chipmaker's Ro...

September 26th 2010 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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We're always big fans of mixed-use gadgets -- but these ones kind of mutilate the principle. On hand today we've got a two pack of bedazzled necklaces -- one an MP3 player, the other a USB flash drive / watch combo. We've also unearthed a USB speaker that claims to be a whale, but more closely rese...

June 21st 2009 at 12:36pm 0 Comments