Mobile News


Nintendo's first mobile games will be free-to-play, according to reports

By Daniel Perez, Nov 11, 2015 8:48am PST

According to a Wall Street Journal report, we should expect the first few Nintendo mobile games to be free-to-play.


Nintendo announces (and delays) first mobile game, 'Miitomo'

By Steve Watts, Oct 28, 2015 6:45pm PDT

Today during a special briefing Nintendo announced details regarding its mobile development plan, as well as a new cross-platform account system.


"I have respect for Nintendo. They're not that lame. And if it turns out they are..."

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Pokemon Shuffle evolves to Android and iOS devices in 2015

By Daniel Perez, Jun 29, 2015 8:23am PDT

The Pokemon Company will release Pokemon Shuffle on Android and iOS devices later this year.


Twitch video on demand finally reaches its iOS and Android mobile apps

By Tad Huempfner, May 20, 2015 1:40pm PDT

Twitch mobile users can now scratch their gaming itch now that video on demand is now supported.


Sega removes 19 iOS and Android games from mobile marketplaces

By Tad Huempfner, May 19, 2015 1:45pm PDT

Sega pulls 19 games from mobile stores after a cryptic statement was made on its blog recently.


"As long as Sonic is still up. They've been updating those pretty regularly and they're still the ..."

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Will Wright Brings THRED-ed Storytelling to Mobile Devices

By Steven Wong, May 07, 2015 10:30am PDT

We speak to Will Wright, who introduces us to THRED, a new social networking app that allows users to take images from various sources to create stories. Using the app, people can share their experiences in an easy to read way right from their phones. Get to know how Wr...


Nintendo enters the smartphone games business with DeNA

By Daniel Perez, Mar 17, 2015 6:34am PDT

Get ready to play games based on your favorite Nintendo IPs on your smartphone and tablet thanks to this new partnership.


"I kind of wonder if they'll use mobile as an old/new idea/ip testing ground, see what gets ..."

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Opinion: Powerful Tablets Can Mean an End for Gaming PCs

By Steven Wong, Jan 09, 2015 9:00am PST

With tablets and other mobile devices becoming ever more powerful, is the age of PC gaming desktops and notebooks coming to an end?


"HIGHLY doubtful. If anything, there will just be space for all. Perhaps it will be a ..."

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Q*Bert returns next week with new PC release

By Robert Workman, Jul 03, 2014 5:00pm PDT

Q*Bert is coming back, and he's hopping mad.


"That's because there's no Springy. DAMN YOU SPRINGY! STOP FOLLOWING ME, OR I'LL JUMP!"

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Kinectimals go Unleashed on Windows 8

By Robert Workman, May 09, 2014 2:00pm PDT

The Kinectimals are running wild in a new mobile game for Windows 8, available now.


World of Goo coming to Android 'soon'

By Xav de Matos, Oct 05, 2011 2:45pm PDT

The unique, indie puzzle-adventure World of Goo from 2D Boy is bound for Android devices, the developer revealed in a blog post today. No specific release date was revealed; however, 2D Boy's blog notes that it will be available "soon."


"I really wish they'd do a widescreen/higher resolution update for it."

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Mobile games almost half of full game downloads

By Steve Watts, May 04, 2011 9:15am PDT

The NPD's Online Gaming 2011 report suggests that 47% of digital full game purchases are on mobile devices, though it's important to note that this is in units sold, not revenue.


"Ok it was generated from consumers. So, its a bit irrelevant if they have Steam information or not."

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EA discounts select mobile titles in 2nd annual 'Sweet 99 Cent Deals' promo

By Xav de Matos, Apr 22, 2011 3:00pm PDT

EA discounts a slew of games in its mobile division for its 2nd annual "Sweet 99 Cent Deals" promotion.


"sweet deals indeed, I just bought every single one of their games I did not own (which is pretty ..."

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Off-Road Velociraptor Safari Sequel Hits iPhone

By Nick Breckon, Jan 08, 2009 11:24am PST

Three, two, one: Raptor. Flashbang Studios, the creators of Off-Road Velociraptor Safari and Minotaur China Shop, today announced that its new...


"Off-Road Velociraptor Safari looks a lot better than I remember it looking way back when it was ..."

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Konami Unveils 'Next Metal Gear'

By Chris Faylor, Dec 17, 2008 8:34am PST

After weeks of teasing "a next Metal Gear", series publisher Konami has officially announced that the popular stealth-action franchise is coming...


"So would releasing Halo on other systems. That's not the way the world works."

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