iPhone 5: What does it mean for gamers?

There weren’t a lot of surprises at Apple’s press event Tuesday. The rumor mill was pretty much spot-on when it came to the iPhone 5, taking a little of the wind out of the company’s sails.

But that doesn’t make the iPhone 5 — and the slew of new iPod Touch devices that the company also debuted — any less important to gaming. In fact, Apple might be further cementing its presence as a major player in the video game industry.

Read more at Yahoo! Games

iPhone 5 could have a big impact on games

There’s no question the iPhone 5 will be a roaring success when it goes on sale Sept. 21. But the latest smart phone from Apple could also give certain game publishers a significant boost.

Gaming has increasingly been an important part of the Apple ecosystem – and while video game companies only made token appearances at Wednesday’s press event, at least one says it views the new phone’s release as a major catalyst for the industry.

Read more at Gamasutra

Apple unveils iPhone 4S

It was hardly a secret that Apple would be rolling out its next generation iPhone at a press event Tuesday, but the Cupertino-based company still managed to sneak in a few surprises.

The iPhone 4S, which will be available for pre-order on Oct. 7 and will launch Oct. 14, will look almost exactly like the current 4G model, but a number of under the hood enhancements could be noteworthy for the entertainment industry – as could the expansion of the iPhone’s retail footprint with the addition of Sprint to the carriers offering the phone.

Read more at Daily Variety