Ten years after its original release on the Xbox, Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords is now available for Mac OS X. You're welcome, Apple fans. The sequel to the hit game from Obsidian Entertainment is considered one of the best Star War titles ever released. Star Wars Knights was ported to the Mac as part of the Restored Content Mod project, which means that the this version comes with a bunch of new features:
Apple today posted its third quarter earnings report for 2015. Once again iPad sales have taken a tumble with Apple moving 10.9 million units for its fiscal 2015 third quarter which ended on June 27, 2015. The number of iPad shipments is down from the 13.2 million units Apple sold in the same quarter of 2014. The iPhone-maker also announced another " all-time record revenue" of $49.6 billion, with a quarterly net profit of $10.7 billion. The press release attributes the record revenue to successful iPhone and Mac sales, plus a "successful launch of Apple Watch".
Nintendo announced at its June E3 press conference that it would be teaming up with Activision to release Bowser and Donkey Kong action figures that would work with both Skylanders Superchargers and upcoming Nintendo amiibo-enabled games. On Monday, Toys R Us tweeted that the Dark Edition Bowser Supercharger/amiibo would be their exclusive and go on sale this week. The Dark Edition Bowser will be available at Toys R Us retail locations and online at toysrus.com.
Gotta Be Mobile recently published a list of the "best" iPad jailbreak tweaks, and they managed to find one we have never seen before. In case you have missed the memo, both the TaiG and PP jailbreak teams have released an iOS 8.4 jailbreak tool. This means every current Apple device, including the sixth-generation iPod touch, can be jailbroken.
Roto Sports has released one of the first digital fantasy football guides for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which kicks off on September 10. The RotoWire Fantasy Football Guide 2015 is now available on the Apple App Store for the iPad and iPad mini.
Samsung on Monday officially unveiled its new iPad competitor, the Galaxy Tab S2. The new slate is thinner than the iPad Air 2 measuring in at 5.6mm, and it is equal in screen resolution with 2,048-by-1,536 pixels. It is powered by an eight-core Exynos 5433 processor with 3GB of RAM, a 5,870mAh battery, and it ships with Android 5.0 (Lollipop).
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has made a few last minute predictions ahead of Apple’s June quarter earnings report. In his note to investors, obatined my AppleInsider, Ming-Chi Kuo estimated that Apple " shipped 54.2 million iPhones, 8.8 million iPads, 5.4 million Macs and 3.9 million Apple Watches over the three-month period ending in June." According to Ming-Chi Kuo's estimate, iPad sales have hit another slump and are down 33.5 percent from last year.
Telltale this week announced that episode 5 of its Game of Thrones series will be available on July 23. The fifth episode is titled, A Nest of Vipers and it will be available as an in-app purchase for $4.99. Angry Birds 2 is set to land on the App Store the following week on July 30. Rovio Entertainment didn't release any specific details about the upcoming sequel, but did promise to release more information about the game on July 28. Angry Birds fans can visit angrybirds2game.com for future updates, or follow along on social media. In celebration of the upcoming release Rovio has discounted several of its Angry Birds titles on the App Store.
Telltale today released several screenshots for the next chapter to its Game of Thrones video game. Episode 5 titled, "A Nest of Vipers" will launch next week for Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3/4, Xbox 360/One, iOS and Android. Here is the official release schedule posted to the Telltale Games blog:
- Tues, July 21st - PC/Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3
- Wed, July 22nd - Xbox One, Xbox 360
- Thurs, July 23rd - iOS, Android