Rovio has returned to once again dominate your mobile screens with the newest follow up to the “Angry Birds” franchise. With a new focus and new gameplay mechanics, does “Bad Piggies” measure up to “Angry Birds”? Let’s find out as we review "Bad Piggies" on the iPhone. 


After its success with TRON: Revolution and TRON: Uprising, Walt Disney Studios is exploring a brand new video game world. Wreck-It Ralph, hitting theatres November 2, tells the story of an arcade game bad guy who embarks on a quest to prove he’s really a good guy. The 3D computer-generated movie sends audiences on a journey through wildly diverse arcade-game worlds, including the ‘80s-era, 8-bit video-game world of Fix-It Felix, Jr., the ultra-modern first-person shooter game Hero’s Duty and the candy-coated cart-racing game Sugar Rush. Helping to differentiate these worlds from one another are unique cinematography, animation, effects and music.


2K Sports has partnered with USA Basketball to feature both the star-studded 2012 USA Basketball Men’s National Team and the 1992 “Dream Team” in NBA 2K13. The new installment of the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise will finally answer the question of which team is better. 2K Sports Chris Snyder explains how a phone call from Jay Z made this deal happen in the exclusive video interview below.


Electronic Arts gave attendees at the Apple iPhone  press conference at the Yerba Buena Center the first live demo ofReal Racing 3, its forthcoming title for iOS. Real Racing 3, which is developed by the EA Firemonkeys studio, will bring the ultimate racing experience to iPhone 5 later this year, taking full advantage of its brilliant 4" Retina display and enhanced graphics capabilities and processing power, making it one of the sharpest, most exciting ways to experience the premier racing game. Rob Murray, Executive Producer at the EA Firemonkeys studio, talks about the new driving game in the exclusive video interview below.


SAN FRANCISCO -- With the introduction of the new Apple iPhone 5 today with its larger 4-inch 1136 x 640 16:9 widescreen Retina Display and faster A6 processor, gamers will be in for a real treat when it comes to mobile gaming on the new phone with EA Studios' Rob Murray claiming that users will see "full console quality" 3D graphics on the iPhone 5's larger screen. Murray showed off Real Racing 3 to show off the better graphics on the iPhone 5. This will all be enhanced by new sRGB rendering which bring 40% better color saturation for rich colors and the 326ppi Retina Display.


SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple today introduced the next generation of its iPhone family with the iPhone 5. The Apple iPhone 5 will sport a taller 4-inch 326 ppi (pixels per inch) Retina Display screen with a 1136 x 640 resolution. The screen also features better color saturation with full sRGB rendering. The phone weighs in at 112 grams, which is 20% lighter than the iPhone 4S and is 7.6mm thick, which is 18% thinner. The biggest news on the iPhone 5 announcement though is the addition of 4G LTE with a maximum throughput of 100Mbps, which will be available at Sprint, AT&T and Verizon.


Things have gone from bad to worse for once-might social game maker Zynga. In just six months, shares of the public gaming company have fallen 81 percent. The publisher of Words With Friends, ChefVille, FarmVille 2 and other popular Facebook and mobile games has seen top executives jump ship.


Zynga has launched four partner games on and has added nine new partners on the Zynga Platform. For the first time ever, games from third party developers will be available on Zynga’s own destination for play, including: Sava Transmedia’s Rubber Tacos, RocketPlay’s Sports Casino, Majesco Entertainment Company's Mini Putt Park and 50 Cubes’ Fashion Designer. Zynga now has 24 partners across web and mobile that will bring games to the 306 million monthly active users on the Zynga network. New Zynga partners announced today, include: Antic Entertainment, Big Bite Games, CrayonPixel, Eruptive Games, JamRT, The Method, Playnery, RocketPlay and TikGames.


Tablets and smartphones continue to change the face of the video game industry. According to Gamer a new NPD Group report, Segmentation 2012: The New Faces of Gamers, mobile gamers account for 22 percent of all gamers. That’s up 9 percent from 2011. New tablets like the Wikipad featuring NVIDIA Tegra 3 technology are helping to grow the gaming audience.


With the Republican and Democratic National Conventions kicking this year's election season into high gear, the video game industry is bolstering public engagement and awareness around the upcoming presidential election. Game designers, developers and publishers are teaming up with voter-turnout organizations, and encouraging Americans to exercise their voting rights.


World Golf Tour has slowly, but surely, grown its audience of golf enthusiasts over the years. The free-to-play golf game is the most popular online golf game in the world, beating EA Sports and Tiger Woods at their own game. In addition,, which doubles as a social media destination for golfers, has become the top golf destination online. The gaming site has beaten out and to win this title. WGT Media CEO YuChiang Cheng talks about how a small start-up has become such a powerhouse in this exclusive video interview below.


Industry newcomer Spectre Media has released a new video game based on Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions' Starship Troopers: Invasion. Executive produced by Casper Van Dien (Johnny Rico from Starship Troopers, Starship Troopers: Marauder) and Ed Neumeier (writer Starship Troopers and Starship Troopers: Marauder); produced by Joseph Chou of Sola Digital; and directed by Shinji Aramaki (Halo Legends), the game delves further into the new CGI reboot. The men behind the new movie talk about the game in the exclusive video interview below.


NVIDIA Tegra 3 device owners will be getting an enhanced version of Phosphor Games new action adventure game, Horn, which was selected by Zynga as a premiere title in its mobile developers program. Based loosely on the Old English tales of King Horn, gamers will play as a young blacksmith's apprentice named Horn, who is the key to saving his kingdom from an evil curse that’s turned his village into monsters. Chip Sineni, director at Phosphor Games Studio, explains how Tegra 3 makes this beautiful game more breathtaking and exciting in this exclusive interview.


The creative force behind some of the most influential games of all time, including Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Quake, has embraced mobile gaming. The head of Lot Drop Studio is working on a number of new free-to-play Facebook games for PC, as well as mobile devices, after partnering with Ubisoft on Ghost Recon Commander, which debuted on PC before having a separate mobile version released. Romero is a big fan of multi-screen gaming.