We liked Bastion quite a bit, enough to put it high on our list of 2011′s best videogames. But when Supergiant Games announced that they’d be releasing Bastion for iPad worldwide on Thursday, some were cautiously optimistic. How well could a combat-heavy Xbox 360 game translate to a touchscreen? Pretty well, if it’s in the hands of Supergiant Games. Bastion for iPad ($4.99) might be the best console-to-tablet port yet. The default control scheme of the iPad port (which only runs on the second and third models of Apple’s tablet) makes attacking enemies automatic, leaving you free to seek out a better position with simple touches and taps. Read the full story at Wired.
The Kid Finds a Tablet: Brilliant Bastion Gets Killer iPad Port
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).