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Plants vs Zombies 2: It’s About Time coming to iOS on July 18

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The long expected sequel of the arcade game Plants vs Zombies will soon be available on iOS devices. PopCap Games has officially announced that its Plants vs Zombies 2: It’s About Time will be coming to the Apple platform on July 18.

PopCap Games has also released a trailer for the upcoming title, giving us a hint on what to expect. In the trailer, the botanist Dave sets himself to defend his house with the help of peashooters, walnuts and other plants. Read more »

GTA 4′s Liberty City gets Street View courtesy of Google Maps

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While you’re waiting for Rockstar to release Grand Theft Auto V yo could take a Google-style walk through of GTA IV’s Liberty City.

The whole virtual surrounding of the game has gotten Street View mode, which lets you explore just about every corner just like you would in the Google-covered real world. Read more »

‘Contra: Evolution’ for iOS and Android game review

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You can’t call yourself a gamer if you never played Contra. Released back in 1987 for the NES, Contra went on to become a cult classic and one of the best 2D side-scrolling action adventure games of all time that every gamer has a soft spot for.

Now, after all these years, developer PunchBox Studios has finally decided to remake this popular title for the mobile platform, starting with an iOS version. [Update: An Android version is now available on the Play Store.] Titled Contra: Evolution, the game features updated visuals and some new gameplay elements while keeping the original story and levels intact. But will it be able to recreate the magic of the original? Let’s find out. Read more »

‘Fish Out Of Water!’ for iOS game review

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Fish Out Of Water! is the latest creation from Halfbrick Studios, the people who brought us two simple but highly addictive games – Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride.

In their newest game, you will be flinging fish out of the water and then depending upon how far they go you earn a score. Sounds simple, just like the other two games. But does this game have the same fun factor as well? Let’s find out. Read more »

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic lands on iPad

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The critically-acclaimed and beloved BioWare classic Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic has made its way on to the Apple’s App Store.

The game is compatible only with iPads running on iOS 6 or later and costs £7/€9/$10. Read more »

Razer announces 14-inch Razer Blade and 17-inch Razer Blade Pro gaming laptops

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Razer has updated their 17-inch gaming laptop – the Razer Blade – and it now comes with improved hardware and a new name. Called the Razer Blade Pro, the ultrathin gaming laptop gets some increased firepower under the hood courtesy of some next generation parts.

For starters, Razer has swapped the previous Intel Ivy Bridge processor in favor of a new 4th gen Intel Core ‘Haswell’ processor. The GPU has been updated from the NVIDIA GTX 660M on the previous model to a GTX 765M. Read more »

NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 GPU for $399

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NVIDIA announced its newest GeForce GTX 770 GPU, which is the slightly more affordable version of the GTX 780 we saw last week.

The GeForce GTX 770 is based on the NVIDIA Kepler architecture for superior gaming performance. It features 1,536 cores and either 4GB or 2GB of high speed 7 Gbps GDDR5 RAM. Read more »

Rayman Jungle Run now available on Windows Phone 8

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One of the best mobile games on the market has now made its way to the Windows Phone platform. Ubisoft has released a version of Rayman Jungle Run for Windows Phone 8, which is now available on the store for $2.99.

We reviewed the game when it was first released on iOS and Android last year and found it to be absolutely phenomenal in every possible way. The game has challenging but incredibly exciting gameplay and combines it with gorgeous visuals and a peppy soundtrack. If you’re a Windows Phone 8 users and were feeling a bit left out of the action, this game will surely keep you busy for a while. Read more »

The Humble Indie Bundle 8 gives you five great games for an amount of your choice

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The Humble Bundle is back and this time they have a great collection of indie games for Windows, Mac and Linux. As usual, you get to choose the amount that you want to pay and for that money you get Little Inferno, Awesomenauts, Capsized, Thomas Was Alone and Dear Esther along with their soundtracks.

If you choose to pay above the average amount (which is currently $5.69), you also get Miami Hotline and Proteus, along with the soundtrack for Proteus. Read more »

Watch the Xbox One announcement highlights in a short, hilarious video

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Last week, Microsoft finally took the wraps off the highly anticipated next generation Xbox console, oddly named Xbox One. Most of you may have already watched the hour long keynote by now but if you haven’t, someone has made a video featuring just the highlights.

Even if you have watched the full keynote, I’m sure you are going to enjoy watching this. Read more »

Real Racing 3 set to receive a Dubai-themed update soon, will let you race at the Dubai Autodrome

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The popular racing game Real Racing 3 is about to get a major update dubbed simply The Dubai Update. As you’ve already guessed by now, racing will take place in Dubai, and more specifically at the Dubai Audorome.

EA, who is behind the game, is keeping its cards close to its chest at the moment and not much information is available. What is known however, is that there’ll be a new batch of cars. Read more »

Fast & Furious 6: The Game officially launched for Android

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The game based on the latest action movie Fast & Furious 6 is now officially available on the Google Play Store. The game takes racing genre to a whole new level with amazing graphics, new game modes, challenges and intensive missions.

The whole aim of the Fast & Furious 6 mission is to take down an organization of skilled mercenary drivers, so as to earn respect, while you drift and drag through the streets of London. Read more »

EA announces Need for Speed Rivals

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Fans of Need for Speed, rejoice. EA has announced the next game in the long running series of arcade racers, Need for Speed Rivals. As with some of the previous games, Rivals will feature both street racers as well as the cops trying to catch them and as a player you will get to play on either side of the law.

So what’s new in this game, then? According to EA, Rivals features a new gameplay mode call AllDrive, which blurs the lines between single player and multiplayer mode. Read more »

Nokia Lumia lineup gets four high-quality games from EA

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Four hot EA games are now available exclusively for the Nokia Lumia lineup. These are yet another result from the long-standing collaboration between Nokia and Electronic Arts.

The four exclusive titles are Mass Effect: Infiltrator ($7), NBA JAM ($3), Real Racing 2 ($5), Tiger Woods 12 ($3). Read more »

Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer and behind the scenes video released

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Yesterday, we didn’t just get to see the unveiling of the Xbox One but also of the next game in the popular Call of Duty franchise: Call of Duty: Ghosts. Activision was present at the Microsoft event to provide a behind the scenes look at the new game as well as for the world premier of the Ghosts trailer.

Call of Duty: Ghosts is a departure from the previous Call of Duty games and features completely new characters and story. You play as a member of Ghosts, a super elite team of highly trained soldiers formed from the remnants of the US military forces. The country is in turmoil and you’re the only hope it has to fight back. Read more »