It looks like Razer, who is known for making high quality PC gaming accessories, is working on their own iPhone game controller. The always reliable @evleaks today posted several press shots of the new device called "Kazuyo."
As you can see from the leaked image above, the gaming pad features a directional pad, shoulder buttons, and four regular buttons. There also appears to be a speaker on the right hand side of the controller.
Eutechnyx has teamed up with Games Workshop to release Warhammer 40,000: Storm of Vengeance in 2014. The strategy game will be released for both PC and mobile devices, including iOS. The new title will be set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe during the planetary conflict on Piscina IV, and feature the popular characters Grand Master Belial and Ork Warlord Ghazghkull Thraka.
"Storm of Vengeance sees Eutechnyx working with one of the most established brands in gaming" said Eutechnyx CEO, Darren Jobling. "I am very excited that our new partnership with Games Workshop will allow us to bring the world of Warhammer 40,000 to dedicated fans around the world via our new mobile division."
Remember CJ and the Grove Street Families? Rockstar games has announced the upcoming release of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for iOS devices next month. First released in 2004, the game defined GTA back in the days of PlayStation 2. The mobile version will feature remastered graphics and other enhancements.
iOS gamers can expect full iOS 7 external controller support, in addition to brand new touch controls and contextual control options. San Andreas has been upgraded by Rockstar with dynamic shadows, an enriched color palette, and greater draw distance. Even characters and car models have been improved and enhanced beyond the original game.
Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin’s Creed Pirates will be available for both iOS and Android devices on December 5th. That's a little more than a month after Assassin's Creed: Black Flag was launched for the PlayStation, Xbox, PC and Wii U.
The iOS game is a naval combat simulation that follows the story of captain Alonzo Batilla. Players will be able to recruit and manage crew members as they "engage in massive real-time naval battles," according to Ubisoft. The game will also allow users to build and upgrade a their own ship and battle against assassins, templars and other famous pirates.
Square Enix has released a brand new Final Fantasy game for iOS devices which takes place seventeen years after Final Fantasy IV. Final Fantasy IV: The After Years begins with a journey called "Ceodore's Tale." Players must complete the original quest to unlock six additional characters with six different tales of their own. Players can then complete each character's tale in any order that they choose.
The sequel features the same active time-battle system seen in the other iOS Final Fantasy titles, "lunar phases" where the cycle of the moon affects the outcome of battles, and the ability to combine party members strengths to unlock "Band abilities." The game also includes the usual Game Center and fullscreen support.
After several rumors and leaks of the Logitech iOS 7 gaming controller, the company has officially released its PowerShell accessory. The controller case is packed with features including an integrated 1500 mAh battery that charges your device. The iPhone 5, iPhone 5s and 5th generation iPod touch can be inserted directly into the PowerShell Lightning connector.
The announcement comes hot on the heels of the Moga Ace Power Gamepad launch, a competitor to the PowerShell and the first iOS 7 controller to become reality. Both units are retailing for $100 this holiday season, and work with any apps designed to support physical controllers running on iOS 7. Besides charging capabilities, the use of a Lightning connector instead of Bluetooth should enhance playability.
Moga has officially unveiled its iPhone game controller and is now accepting pre-registration for the device. The Moga Ace Power is one of the first controllers to work with Apple's MFi (Made for iOS) gamepad support in iOS 7. It is compatible with the iPhone 5 and later and the fifth-generation iPod.
The controller connects to your iPhone or iPod via the Lightning port, and it features its own 1,800mAh battery that charges while you play. The gamepad includes dual analog sticks, a D-pad, four buttons and left and right top buttons.
Before announcing its new World of Warcraft expansion Warlords of Draenor at Blizzcon 2013, Blizzard revealed that its free-to-play card game Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft will also be available on the iPhone and Android devices. The game was originally only expected to land on Windows, Mac and the iPad. The mobile version will launch after the desktop version sometime in Q2 of next year.
Hearthstone is a Magic: The Gathering-like digital collectible card game where players can battle as one of nine Warcraft heroes. Players will be able to earn free cards while playing the game, and will also be able to purchase additional card packs as in-app purchases, or by using their Battle.net balance.
Disney Mobile has teamed up with NimbleBit to bring the classic business simulation video game Tiny Tower to the Star Wars universe, and the result is the awesome Star Wars: Tiny Death Star! Players must help the Empire build the Death Star through the "power of commerce" by employing Galactic bitizens to work at intergalactic businesses. Emperor Palpatine and Darth Vader will oversee your progress while you "fund the Empire’s evil schemes to defeat the Rebels and conquer the galaxy once and for all!"
You can build over 80 types of Star Wars themed residential and commercial floors, and employ over 30 unique species, including Wookiees and Ewoks, to work at businesses like the Cloud City Spa. Like any freemium title, Star Wars: Tiny Death Star does feature in-app purchases, and requires a certain amount of waiting around for construction of individual floors to be completed. You can of course speed up this process by spending in-game money called "Imperial Bux," which for sale through the game's in-app store. You can also spend Imperial Bux on new costumes for your citizens and to unlock VIPs and other fun Star Wars characters.
City Ninja is now free for a limited time on the App Store. The game is an endless runner with a story mode that includes 8 levels and 3 boss fights. Players must use their ninja skills to dodge obstacles and fight enimies while trying to locate a stolen diamond. The game features several different side-scrolling levels, various weapons/special abilities and the ability to upgrade your ninja.
Game developer X-Com has also released Barry Woods to the App Store for free. It is puzzle a game where your goal is to knock down all the kegels before taking down the "king". The physics-driven game is based on the classic Swedish lawn game Kubb, and it is a lot like Angry Birds and Crush the Castle.