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Richard Garriott building 'New Britannia' iOS RPG

By Steve Watts, Jul 10, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Richard Garriott's company Portalarium has secured funding for two upcoming projects: a browser and mobile game called "Ultimate Collector," and his social RPG "New Britannia."


"I still need to go back and play this game at some point. I heard there were some fan patches ..."

- Gwyndion see all 32 comments

Pitfall revival in the works at Activision

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Activision Leeds has confirmed that its first mobile game won't be a Call of Duty title at all, but rather an update of the classic Pitfall.


"There was a remake around 2004-ish that didn't suck. Wasn't great, but was enjoyable. Some ..."

- daggot see all 7 comments

Spy vs Spy announced for iOS

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Warner Bros announced Spy vs Spy today, an iOS remake of the 1984 classic.


"This game was great on the Apple II. I didn't have enough friends interested in games at the ..."

- Gwyndion see all 22 comments

Report: Activision Leeds heading up Call of Duty portable efforts

By Steve Watts, Jul 06, 2012 7:30am PDT

An industry source claims that Activision Leeds is now in charge of all Call of Duty mobile development.


Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes coming to iOS, Android

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes is making the trip to iOS and Android devices. It's being ported by mobile studio Tag Games.


"Enjoyed what I played of the trial on X360 and ended up getting the game on Steam a bit later. ..."

- tw3kr see all 4 comments

Starhawk 'Mobile Uplink' app now available

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Starhawk is offering a "Mobile Uplink" app for free on iOS and Android devices, letting you get in touch with clans, friends, compare stats, and more.


The Naked Gun ICUP bumbles its way onto iOS

By John Keefer, May 31, 2012 6:45am PDT

The gang from Police Squad reforms on iOS with the release of The Naked Gun ICUP.


"Wow. Not one laugh in that trailer. And they couldn't even license the music?"

- Dechter see all 5 comments

Final Fantasy Dimensions announced for iOS

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy Dimensions, an original iOS game that pays homage to the themes of the classic series entries.


"JUST TAKE MY MONEY u bastards Seriously tho, great that game companies are supporting the ..."

- Jermu_H see all 4 comments

GameFly to publish iOS, Android games

By Steve Watts, May 23, 2012 8:00am PDT

GameFly announced plans today to publish mobile games for iOS and Android, aiming to publish its first game this summer. Also, it will launch an Android "GameStore" this fall.


"It kind of sounds like they are trying to build an market place app like Amazon did on the ..."

- TheEmissary see all 30 comments

Infinity Blade 2 getting free 'Vault of Tears' update on Thursday

By Jeff Mattas, May 21, 2012 2:30pm PDT

A free content update called 'Vault of Tears' is hitting Chair Entertainment's iOS hit sequel, Infinity Blade 2 this Thursday.


Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 releases today

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 begins hitting today, and will be rolling out to various platforms through the rest of the week.


"whatever engine it is, it looks way better than episode 1. i'll pick it up"

- electroly see all 10 comments

Kotomon hits iOS store from Child of Eden lead programmer

By Steve Watts, May 14, 2012 12:45pm PDT

A former lead programmer for Q Entertainment has created his own iOS app, Kotomon. It blends touch-based action tropes with rhythm and adorable monsters.


Republique hits Kickstarter goal with six hours to go

By Steve Watts, May 11, 2012 7:30am PDT

Republique's Kickstarter donations have picked up in pace, making the goal within reach but with only a few hours to accomplish it.


"Cool, this game looks pretty good. It should come out on PSN for Vita!"

- JeanLucAwesome see all 29 comments

'Flick of the Dead' is Typing of the Dead for iOS

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2012 1:30pm PDT

"Flick of the Dead" is a modern take on Typing of the Dead, available now on the Japanese iOS App Store.


"Yup, every time I see the image out of the corner of my eye... it sounds like a game about ..."

- Gwyndion see all 9 comments

Angry Birds hits 1 billion downloads

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2012 11:30am PDT

The Angry Birds series has surpassed one billion downloads, only six months after celebrating a milestone of half a billion.


"Anyone buying the (overpriced) angry birds merch is buying into the fad - at least the game ..."

- Kiyohime see all 13 comments