Infinity Blade shows pros and cons of iPad gaming

iOS games offer console-style thrills - and irritations

Have you seen the trailer for Infinity Blade yet? The Unreal-powered hack-and-slash-a-thon is coming to the iPhone next month, and you'd be forgiven for thinking the developers had pasted a console video onto a phone.



Former lion tamer, Girls Aloud backing dancer and habitual liar Gary Marshall (Twitter, Google+) has been writing about tech since 1998, contributing sage advice and odd opinions to .net, MacFormat, Tap! and Official Windows Magazine as well as co-writing stacks of how-to tech books. "My job is to cut through the crap," he says. "And there's a lot of crap."