Mario Kart Tour becomes Nintendo’s biggest mobile game launch yet with 90M downloads

Mario Kart Tour has become Nintendo’s biggest mobile game launch ever, according to new data from Sensor Tower. Since its release last week, Mario Kart Tour has been downloaded over 90 million times, which is far more than any prior Nintendo game. more… The post Mario Kart Tour becomes Nintendo’s biggest mobile game launch yet […]

Parallels 15 lands ready for macOS Catalina including Sidecar on iPad, DirectX 11 expands Windows game support using Apple Metal

Parallels 15 landed this week as a major new version of the Windows virtualization software for Mac. The latest update brings support for macOS Catalina, Apple’s next OS update for Mac coming later this fall, including support for features like Sidecar external display functionality with iPad and Apple Pencil. Parallels 15 also now uses Apple’s Metal […]

Award-winning Colin McRae rally game DiRT 4 coming to Mac next year [Video]

Feral Interactive has announced that the award-winning Colin McRae rally game DiRT 4 is coming to Mac next year. It follows earlier porting to Mac of DiRT Rally, Grid Autosport and F1 2017 … more… The post Award-winning Colin McRae rally game DiRT 4 coming to Mac next year [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Apple shares ‘Carpool Karaoke’ ads featuring Ariana Grande, Seth MacFarlane, ‘Game of Thrones’ stars

After last week’s "Carpool Karaoke" debut, Apple on Tuesday posted two new teasers for upcoming episodes featuring Ariana Grande and Seth MacFarlane, and "Game of Thrones" stars Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Tim Cook visits Boston Apple retail store, attends Red Sox game with Eddy Cue following MIT speech

Tim Cook yesterday gave the commencement speech at MIT, speaking on the importance of humanity and citing Steve Jobs several times. Following the commencement address, Cook headed to Apple’s Boylston Street retail location, as well as Fenway Park for a Red Sox game…. more… 9to5Mac

Open source ‘Giovanni’ emulator prototype brings Game Boy games to Apple Watch

If you’ve checked the App Store lately via the Apple Watch app, then you’re likely aware of how limited the gaming library is on watchOS. Developer Gabriel O’Flaherty-Chan’s prototype Game Boy emulator is looking to help the cause by making a library of Nintendo games available on Apple Watch. The emulator, named Giovanni after a Pokémon villain, […]

First look: Nintendo’s iPad-like Switch hybrid game console launches, with iOS support on the way

Taking a cue from the touchscreen tablet market kickstarted by Apple’s iPad, Nintendo on Friday launched a hybrid home and portable game console. It’s set to feature integration with an official Nintendo app for iOS, though it is not yet available at launch. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Hands-On With Nintendo’s New Super Mario Run Game

Nintendo today released its highly anticipated Mario-themed game, Super Mario Run. Super Mario Run offers simple one-handed gameplay in the form of a traditional runner crossed with platform game, but it adds complexity through coin-based score goals, competitions with friends, and a world building component. While Super Mario Run is free to download, it costs […]