Weekly Flashback!: Games REDUCE Crime and TF2 is Now Free?!

written by Jas Kao on June 24, 2011 in Weekly Roundup

Play more video games! Do less crime!

Apple and Apple Related Gaming Stories

  • Thunderbolt iMacs may finally put PC towers into retirement.
  • Apple Final Cut is cut! Not to fear though, it’s being replaced with Final Cut Pro.
  • Facebook is making a move to capture the iOS audience.
  • Bungie is coming back to Apple with Bungie Mobile.
  • Apple finally has the key patent for the iPhone multi-touch user interface.
  • If you want your authorizations back on iTunes purchases here’s how.
  • Apple has a pretty good chance on being the game industry according to Phil Harrison at least.
  • Game devs have to get innovative to make money on their game apps.

Gaming Stories in General

  • Finally, a study to support that games actually REDUCE violent crimes.
  • Duke Nukem 3D is getting a remake later this year. Come get some!
  • Team Fortress 2 is now Free-to-Play!
  • Google is making a move into the gaming world
  • Walmart Gamecenter became a bit more useful.
  • PopCap, makers of Plants vs. Zombies, is to be acquired by EA.
  • L.A. Noire is coming to PC. Now it’s just a hop, a skip , and a jump away from Mac.
  • J.K. Rowling is planning on launching an online Harry Potter game. A potential wizarding MMO?
  • New breed of MMO’s may finally be saying goodbye World of Warcraft.
  • Jim Redner from The Redner Group writes about his twitter brain fart.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog turned 20 years old this week. Quake turns 15.

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