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Apple’s first game in 11 years is both fun and tacky

Monday May 6, 2019. 10:28 PM , from Mac Central
What does it take to get Apple to make a new video game? Apparently investing a few billion dollars helps. This weekend, Apple released Warren Buffet’s Paper Wizard, which was made in honor of the outspoken Berkshire Hathaway billionaire investor. It’s Apple’s first game since Texas Hold ‘Em appeared on the iOS way back in 2008. I took a few minutes to play through it—and yes, that’s really all it takes—and I enjoyed it well enough.But I also can’t help but find it a little tasteless.First things first: There’s a story behind its appearance. As the Omaha World-Herald reports, Apple made Warren Buffet’s Paper Wizard for one of Apple’s dad-jokey video shorts, and this one was shown for Apple CEO Tim Cook’s visit to Berkshire-Hathaway’s annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, this weekend. In the video, Buffet attempts to come up with good app ideas at an Apple facility, and Cook recommends a newspaper-throwing game based on Buffet’s early job as a paperboy.To read this article in full, please click here
https://www.macworld.com/article/3393262/warren-buffets-paper-wizard-impressions.html#tk.rss_news

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