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Sev Zero review: Amazon's first Fire TV exclusive tested

By Steven Wong, Apr 11, 2014 9:00am PDT

Amazon's first big exclusive game for Fire TV is Sev Zero, which combines tower defense strategy with a third-person shooter.


Star Wars Pinball 'Heroes Within' tables coming April 29

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2014 3:30pm PDT

The four "Heroes Within" tables for Star Wars Pinball will be hitting on April 29. Zen Studios released a new trailer for the Droids table today to mark the occasion.


R.B.I. Baseball 14 review: easy out

By Robert Workman, Apr 10, 2014 12:00pm PDT

R.B.I. Baseball has some nostalgic flavor, but frustration sends it to the showers.


"AI hits a stupid number of home runs. In fact, I've played 4 exhibition games, and they only ..."

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Hitman GO hits iOS on April 17 for $4.99

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2014 11:30am PDT

Hitman GO, the turn-based mobile strategy game based on the assassin series, is coming to iOS on April 17 for $4.99. An Android version is coming shortly after.


Fire TV video review: a set-top box for gamers?

By Steven Wong, Apr 10, 2014 10:00am PDT

Amazon Fire TV is just another drop in an ocean of media streaming set-top boxes with a rather unique focus on gaming. But is that enough to justify picking one up?


"The controller's dpad is absolutely horrible. I don't see how that isn't worth a mention. ..."

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Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers coming this summer

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 10, 2014 8:00am PDT

It's time for yet another Duels of the Planeswalkers game. Magic 2015 is coming out this summer on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, iPad, Android, and Kindle.


"That was not my experience at all. When I built my deck back when it was released (I didn't pay ..."

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Warhammer 40K: Carnage hitting iOS and Android in May

By Steve Watts, Apr 09, 2014 12:30pm PDT

The iOS side-scrolling RPG Warhammer 40K: Carnage is coming this May.


"Castlevania: Symphony of the Night plus tons of Rogelites like Rogue Legacy."

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Star Trek Timelines social game blends all the TV Treks

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2014 10:45am PDT

Star Trek Timelines, a social game from Game of Thrones: Ascent developer Disruptor Beam, brings together the various Star Trek incarnations ranging from the original to Enterprise.


"I don't hold out much hope for the game, but that didn't stop the trailer from giving me ..."

- Cham Sonar see all 2 comments

Tetris has 425 million paid mobile downloads

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Tetris has been paid for 425 million times on mobile. That's a lot.


"I wonder how many of those are on touch screen devices. Playing Tetris on a touch screen is like ..."

- yesiamaplant see all 8 comments

Bravely Default studio shows off new next-gen rendering engine, Yebis 2

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 8:00am PDT

Silicon Studio may be best known for their work on Bravely Default and 3D Dot Heroes, but the company also specializes in offering middleware to...


"To be fair, it's a "NEXT" gen engine. The current gen being PS4 and Xbone :P"

- asianwaste see all 9 comments

Report: Android TV is Google's new set-top box

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 7:00am PDT

Less than a week after Amazon debuted Fire TV, it appears Google is ready to launch its own set-top box. Called "Android TV," Google's next attempt...


"Its not available yet and no announcement yet on any pending date or confirmation it will ever ..."

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The Microconsole: Can Amazon's Fire TV succeed where others failed?

By Robert Workman and Andew Yoon, Apr 04, 2014 1:00pm PDT

We analyze the launch of the Amazon Fire TV, and what could work in its favor down the road.


"OUYA failed because it sucks. Terrible control lag, worse build quality on the controller. And ..."

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Anomaly Defenders closing the trilogy in spring on PC and mobile

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 03, 2014 5:30pm PDT

11-Bit Studios is saying goodbye to the Anomaly series with Anomaly Defenders, coming to PC and mobile devices this spring. And this time... you'll be controlling the aliens.


Tropico publisher creates mobile division, will focus on strategy games

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 03, 2014 8:30am PDT

Kalypso Media, publisher of games like Tropico and Port Royale, have announced plans to create games for iOS and Android, with "at least three" games coming out later this year.


Humble Bundle: PC and Android 9 offers four cross-platform games for charity

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 02, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Humble Bundle: PC and Android 9 offers up to six games for PC, Mac, Linux, and Android, with individuals picking how much goes to support charity.