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Soulcalibur: Unbreakable Soul now on iOS

By Steve Watts, May 08, 2014 7:30am PDT

Bandai Namco has released Soulcalibur: Unbreakable Soul on iOS, a free-to-play card-battle/fighter hybrid.


Surgeon Simulator adding alien patients to iPad version

By Ozzie Mejia, May 07, 2014 2:30pm PDT

If there haven't been enough human patients to operate on and/or butcher horribly, Bossa Studios is about to offer some more subjects for the operating table. Surgeon Simulator 2013 on iPad will soon receive a free update that features alien patients, because aliens have par...


CastleStorm: Free to Siege hits mobile this week

By Steve Watts, May 06, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Castlestorm, the free-to-play tower defense game, is hitting iOS and Android this Thursday.


Rovio launches new LVL11 label to make not-Angry Birds games

By Andrew Yoon, May 06, 2014 9:00am PDT

Rovio is looking to branch out beyond its Angry Birds franchise. The company is now aiming to develop games that don't necessarily fall into the company's usual image.


"Good to diversify, but man are they just trying to milk some physics patent or tech? Also, ..."

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Godzilla: Strike Zone movie tie-in game lands on iOS and Android today

By Andrew Yoon, May 06, 2014 7:30am PDT

You'll be able to relive the best moments of the teaser trailer in the film's official tie-in game: Godzilla: Strike Zone for iOS ans Android.


"19 minutes of running through rubble in first person, on a phone/tablet..."

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How Hearthstone benefited from its team being disbanded

By Steve Watts, May 05, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Hearthstone is a bona fide hit, but it may have been a very different game if Blizzard hadn't pulled the team to work on other projects, leaving two employees to iterate by themselves.


Tony Hawk: Shred Session launches on iOS & Android this summer

By Andrew Yoon, May 02, 2014 7:00am PDT

As previously teased, the next Tony Hawk game is made for mobile Tony Hawk's Shred Session is a brand new game developed by UK studio Big Bit. Planned for a soft launch later this summer, players will tap and swipe their finger on the screen to perform tricks.


"fantastic! i was just noticing how few F2P endless runners there are on iOS.... ..."

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Walking Dead: Season Two screenshots tease episode 3

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Telltale has released a new batch of screenshots for episode 3 of Walking Dead: Season Two, which means a release date is probably coming soon.


Disney Infinity 2.0 adds Marvel superheroes this fall, also coming to Xbox One & PS4

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 30, 2014 10:25am PDT

Disney Interactive confirmed that Marvel's library of superheroes would join the roster for Disney Infinity 2.0 this fall.


"It really is. Skylanders pissed me off with the Giants not working with the original portal."

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Perfect World announces 'Dawn of the Immortals' mobile MMO

By Steve Watts, Apr 29, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Perfect World Entertainment announced a free-to-play mobile MMO coming this summer, titled Dawn of the Immortals. You can pre-register now to obtain a mystic pet when it launches.


Respawn co-founder starts mobile developer

By Steve Watts, Apr 29, 2014 10:30am PDT

Respawn co-founder Vince Zampella has started up another studio, mobile developer Nuclear Division. He says he will remain on at Respawn full-time, and his involvement at the new company will be as an advisor and board member.


"He said mobile is growing so fast it would be "silly to ignore." Should read He said mobile ..."

- evilbabygenius see all 2 comments

How to transfer FTL: Advaced Edition save files between PC and iPad

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 28, 2014 4:30pm PDT

FTL: Advanced Edition is now available on PC and iPad, giving the galactic roguelike new life. Unfortunately, save files can't be accessed both platforms, but according to a bold user, it does appear that there's a way to transfer save files from one platform to the other.


"Oh sweet. Not that I have anything useful on my PC save. Such as, ya know, a win."

- node see all 13 comments

Consoles still on top but smartphones gaining ground, says ESA survey

By Steve Watts, Apr 28, 2014 12:30pm PDT

An ESA survey provides new data on a variety of statistics, from console and smartphone usage to gender and genre breakdowns.


"I would say that the most indicative figure is that handhelds are still doing quite well which ..."

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Mobile roguelike Wayward Souls out now for $4.99 (for now)

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 26, 2014 4:00pm PDT

RocketCat Games has released their top-down action RPG roguelike, Wayward Souls, this week. The critically-acclaimed iOS adventure is being sold for $4.99, but it won't stay at that price for long.


"Cool, I like rogue lights, not rogue likes so I'll pick this up. "

- dantastic see all 17 comments

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed goes free-to-play on mobile

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed has become free-to-play on iOS and Android, and Sega announced more content coming next week.