Forget Xbox One and PS4 – Apple's iOS 7 gamepad API could be the real game changer

E3 is drawing to a close, but rather than being all sewn up by Microsoft's Xbox One, Sony's PlayStation 4 or Nintendo's Wii U, it's Apple who've just made the real game-changing gaming announcement. iOS 7 for iPhone and iPad is set to introduce an official controller API, opening the floodgates for hardcore gaming on iOS devices.

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Gerald LynchForget Xbox One and PS4 – Apple's iOS 7 gamepad API could be the real game changer

Smash Bros Wii U, Mario Kart 8 and Super Mario 3D World shown off in Nintendo Direct E3 sicknote

Not holding their own press conference at this year's E3, Nintendo used their now-familiar Nintendo Direct video showcase to tout their upcoming wares today instead. Among the the new Wii U titles revealed were Super Mario 3D World (a take…

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Gerald LynchSmash Bros Wii U, Mario Kart 8 and Super Mario 3D World shown off in Nintendo Direct E3 sicknote

E3 2012: Gaikai to bring backwards compatibility back to the PS3 through streaming?

Here's an interesting pre-show rumour doing the rounds before next week's big E3 gaming convention. Games streaming company Gaikai are said to be joining forces with Sony to bring old-skool PS1 and PS2 games to the PlayStation 3. While PS1…

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Gerald LynchE3 2012: Gaikai to bring backwards compatibility back to the PS3 through streaming?