An interesting video where kids are asked to use the 80s technology flagships (Tape recorder, home computer, arcade game). Make me feel like a dusty old wizard 😉
Smarphones have more sensors than any of your consumer electronic devices. Those two games are using gestures and gyroscope as a part of the gameplay, creating an unique game experience that is then used as a differentiator in their marketing.
1. Infinity Blade
For a review of the games: TouchArcade reviews
2. Star Wars The Force unleashed
How to widen the audience of your online RPG when you already have 90% penetration in your primary segment (teenagers)? Get “cool” celebrity endorsement and win the dads. It’s that simple.
1. Chuck Norris
3. William Shatner
4. Mr T
PadRacer is a pretty cool demo of what the iOS can do. The iPad app is a race track that links up to four iPhones or iPod Touches. You can also link two iPads together to make one big map over WiFi or Bluetooth. Pretty cool stuff. The iPad app is $4.99 and with free controller app for the iPhone and iPod Touch
It is 35cm in diameter and made of plaster. The artist has several works, all equally odd, but interesting nonetheless.
iCade Mobile – Pictured top left, the iCade Mobile is a device that wraps around the iPhone or iPod Touch to give you more of a mobile handheld gaming experience. Again, using Bluetooth alone for the communication, it offers a swiveling landscape or portrait orientation.
iCade Jr. – Pictured below, the iCade Jr. is a shrunk down version of the original iCade. This version is made specifically for the iPhone or iPod Touch and lets you prop up your device in this miniaturized arcade cabinet.