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  • The First Augmented Reality Star Wars Game, Falcon Gunner, Hits The App Store

    The First Augmented Reality Star Wars Game, Falcon Gunner, Hits The App Store

    Star Wars and video games go hand-in-hand. There is a long line of Star Wars-themed games going back to the days of arcade games, and continuing through home console and mobile games. Now, the first augmented reality Star Wars game for the iPhone just hit the app store. It is called Star Wars Arcade: Falcon Gunner ($4.99, iTunes link). The game starts with the scene from the original Star… Read More

  • Pacific Defense For The iPad Plunges You Back Into WWII (Video)

    Pacific Defense For The iPad Plunges You Back Into WWII (Video)

    Games are the most lucrative category of apps on the iPhone (and iPod Touch) and they promise to be just as popular on the iPad. Yesterday, I visited Edo Segal, CEO of Futurity Ventures, to see what a game developed specifically for the iPad looks like and how it is different from iPhone games. One of Futurity Ventures portfolio startups is Vertigore, which developed its first game for the iPad. Read More