Tagged: Apple

xu4 for iOS Trailer

xu4 for iOS Trailer

NorwegianRockCat, from the xu4 development team, has released a trailer for the (currently iPad-only) iOS port of xu4, the cross-platform Ultima 4 engine.

EA broke records with their App Store sales in 2010

EA broke records with their App Store sales in 2010

Just how lucrative is the mobile app market? This lucrative: Electronic Arts is boasting of amazing third quarter sales of its own iOS apps. Joystiq reports that COO John Schappert recently discussed just how...

Video: Ultima 4 on iOS (natively!)

Video: Ultima 4 on iOS (natively!)

In which a long-standing challenge is responded to: What you are seeing, Dragons and Dragonettes, is actually an offshoot of the xu4 project, which implements the underlying game model from Ultima 4 in iOS....

Crap…iDOS got pulled from the App Store, again

Crap…iDOS got pulled from the App Store, again

Once again, the issue is that the program can run custom executables within itself. As the developer points out in this post, to comply with Apple’s App Store policy, he would effectively have to...

Ultima 3: Exodus running on an Apple II+

Ultima 3: Exodus running on an Apple II+

Witness the awesome: There’s really not much to say, apart from that this is all kinds of cool. It’s kind of mind-boggling to think that this is where Ultima — where gaming, really —...

iDOS 2.0.1 available on the iTunes App Store

iDOS 2.0.1 available on the iTunes App Store

Some of you may recall the brief, shining moment of glory that the original iDOS iPhone app had: it appeared on the iTunes App Store one morning back in October, and was quickly yanked...

Gamers abandoning gaming handhelds

Gamers abandoning gaming handhelds

Apropos of the discussion taking place in the comments section of this article comes this timely report via Slashdot: “IndustryGamers reports on new research from Interpret, which shows that more and more people are...

Infinity Blade brings ridiculously gorgeous 3D gaming to the iPhone

Infinity Blade brings ridiculously gorgeous 3D gaming to the iPhone

Seriously: how? I mean, granted, as mobile devices go, the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 are pretty powerful units. But this powerful? It just doesn’t seem possible…but there it is. The geniuses at Epic...

Ultima 6 in iDOS (with pictures!)

Ultima 6 in iDOS (with pictures!)

I finally managed to take a few minutes and get this working. I already had Ultima 6 installed on another machine for use with DOSbox, so getting the game into iDOS on my iPhone...

iDOS: Official DOSpad app for iOS devices! (update: not no more)

iDOS: Official DOSpad app for iOS devices! (update: not no more)

I don’t know how long this one is going to last, so get it while it’s hot! Somehow, someone got a version of DOSpad approved by Apple and released for $0.99 on the iOS...

Ultima V for iPad: Updates and "How Tos"

Ultima V for iPad: Updates and "How Tos"

Donn dropped me a short email to let me know that his project to get Ultima 5 working on the Apple iPad is progressing nicely. Not only did he drop this snazzy new screenshot...