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Grim Fandango

Grim Fandango Remaster now on App Store and Google Play


La Parca en tu bolsillo
May 06
After almost 20 years, LucasArts' Grim Fandango was remastered by Double Fine Productions. It released in January on the PlayStation 4, PS Vita, PC, Mac, and Linux to mostly positive reception. Starting today, it wi... read
Dark Souls app

Soapstone app lets you leave Dark Souls messages in real life


Amazing item ahead
Apr 18
You know those helpful messages scattered on the ground in Dark Souls games, such as "Illusory wall ahead" or "Try jumping," which are never misleading? Well, now you can leave your own cryptic messages in real life with the ... read
Steam

Feeling bulletproof: Steam authentication available now on Android


Is it safe to go outside yet?
Apr 15
Little known fact: My Steam account has been locked for a few months now because someone from China or Russia attempted to get into my account. Sadly, they keep trying, so I've kept the thing on lock while I focus on my conso... read
Neato burrito!
Videogames based on television shows can be pretty hit or miss, but usually they miss. The same can also be said for mobile games in general. This makes something like Attack the Light, a mobile game based on the popular cart... read feature

Steven Universe RPG

Attack the Light: Steven Universe RPG launches this week


We are the Crystal Gems~
Mar 30
If you're like me and you've been obsessing over Steven Universe for the past month, this news should excite you! Cartoon Network Games is set to release a Steven Universe RPG for mobile devices on April 2. Developed by Grum... read
Google

Google to pay back $19 million for in-app purchase settlement


Parents relieved that they can continue to be irresponsible
Sep 08
In the latest in-app purchase settlement, the Federal Trade Commission is tasking Google with paying back $19 million to those whose children, against their parents' wishes, spent money on in-app purchases in apps downloaded ... read

Google to keynote Tokyo Game Show 2014


Google Play to be the focus of keynote
Aug 07
Tokyo Game Show has announced its Keynote sessions for this year's event. Google will take the stage for the very first time at TGS on Thursday, September 18 to speak to business attendees about the new gaming world, with a f... read
A fun, simple little game in the Hitman universe
Square hasn’t been afraid to use the Hitman IP in fun and creative ways. Hitman GO was a critical success for doing something unique, and while Hitman Sniper isn’t on that same scale, it is still at least a ton of fun. read feature

Fight back America as Kim Jong Un on a unicorn in Glorious Leader!


Also Dennis Rodman will help you!
May 10
Finally, a videogame where you can play as Kim Jong Un and and fight back against America as it invades North Korea. Wait, what? Yeah that's the premise of developer Moneyhorse's Glorious Leader! The game will offer seven le... read
Sonic & All-Stars Racing

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is free on iOS and Android 'cause you gotta go fast


If Sonic is the fastest thing alive, why does he need a car?
Apr 25
If you've been jonesing for a new racing game you can carry in your pocket, consider Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, which is now free on the App Store as well as Google Play. See, Android users? They didn't forget ... read
Dead End

Crush zombies in endurance racer Dead End


Now released for mobile devices
Apr 02
Released today for iOS, Android and Windows Phones, Dead End is an endurance racing game in which players strike zombies to earn cash while avoiding road hazards. Earned money can then be spent on upgrades to the car, a... read
Flippy Bard

Ducktales Remastered dev puts out Flappy Bird inspired charmer


A stirring re-imagining of a spoony classic
Mar 29
[Update: Austin has detailed his process in developing Flippy Bard here.] Ducktales Remastered director Austin Ivansmith has released a free game on iOS and Google Play called Flippy Bard. Like Maverick Bird and Flappybalt, i... read

Google buys Android controller company Green Throttle Games


The mobile gaming arms race continues
Mar 12
Green Throttle Games was part of the whole Android-based gaming arms race alongside Ouya, GameStick, and others. What made GTG unique was their Atlas controller, which paired with the company's Arena software, allowed for mul... read

Oh: That new Tony Hawk game is only on mobile


What year is it?!
Feb 27
Tony Hawk appeared on Bloomberg TV to talk about his new skateboarding game. Surprise: It's just for mobile! The new title is expected to release this year, and will be the first time a Tony Hawk specific game has appeared on... read

CastleStorm heading to mobile devices


For iOS and Android
Feb 18
CastleStorm came out for Xbox Live Arcade, PC, and PlayStation Network last year and we overall liked the game. Well now it's coming out for iOS and Google Play devices as CastleStorm - Free to Siege. The mobile version, as y... read
Legendary Wars

Legendary Wars marches on to Android


It's about time!
Feb 15
It's been three years, but one of my favorite mobile strategy titles, Legendary Wars, has finally come to Android, via the Google Play Store. In this RTS-RPG hybrid you directly control an ever growing army of knights, wizar... read
Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird makes $50k per day thanks to ad revenue


I hate everything about this
Feb 06
If you know anyone that owns a smart phone, there's a good chance that they're currently infatuated and infuriated with Flappy Bird, the mobile game that's taking the world by storm. Despite being a shameless clone with terri... read

There are at least 13 Flappy Bird clones already


Oh, and more importantly, Flappy Bird is itself a clone
Feb 05
Flappy Bird is still the top free downloaded game on Apple's App Store as of this writing. It's pretty horrible in a lot of ways, but this whole thing is also highlighting another plight that mobile gaming sees: Game cloning.... read

Star Wars: Assault Team is a turn-based mobile game


Involving card-battle elements
Jan 29
Disney Interactive and LucasArts have announced Star Wars: Assault Team for iOS, Windows 8, and Android. It's a turn-based combat game involving card-battling elements. You'll collect characters from the Star Wars universe an... read
FF VI, wut

Square Enix seems to have butchered FF VI on mobile


It's $15.99 now on Google Play
Jan 15
Take a gander at the above header. Look familiar? That's Final Fantasy VI on mobile devices, and to say it looks interesting is an understatement. Somehow Square Enix has managed to take the beautiful SNES original ... read

Google's top picks for best games of 2013


Google Play has games!
Dec 20
Google has picked the best games of 2013 for the Google Play store. Here's the list: Heroes of Dragon Age  Juice Cubes DragonVale Plants vs. Zombies 2 Rayman Fiesta Run Asphalt 8: Airborne 10000000 Anomaly 2 Dots: A Gam... read

Bread Kitty, Knightmare Tower, Amateur Surgeon, & Nuns


Four new mobile games you should check out
Aug 10
Bread Kitty by developer Bake450 is kind of like Pokemon, except it involves all real world cats. You collect, battle, and train these cats, and part of the battling system involves you equipping various types of bread aroun... read

A Ride into the Mountains is a great mobile experience


Plus Dropchrod, The Drowning, Dragons of Atlantis, and Bad Traffic
Aug 02
We're back with another round of mobile titles you should take a look at. It's no easy task finding actual good mobile titles as we get a couple of dozen requests A DAY, from indies to major companies. It's no wonder many ded... read
Sword & Sworcery

Sword & Sworcery sells 1.5 million units


Capy has a revealing infographic on its site
Jul 26
Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery EP was one of the first iOS games that got a lot of critical acclaim, including a 10/10 from Destructoid. Capybara Games has posted an interesting infographic on its website that reveals the... read

Here's five new mobile games you should check out


New Prince of Persia, Bloodmasque, Game of War: Fire Age, and more
Jul 26
Today a handful of interesting looking mobile games were released and instead of doing a bunch of posts, I figured I'd just round them all up. Well, at least the most interesting looking ones that were in our tips box today. ... read

You need to destroy the world in Halfbrick's new game


Colossatron: Massive World Threat
Jul 18
Halfbrick, makers of hits such as Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride, and more, have just announced Colossatron: Massive World Threat. The game sees you taking control of a giant robot snake alien thing and your goal is simple: BL... read

You are a bird, and you must crap on people


Poop on all the people
Jul 12
Yes, that is the premise of Turd Birds, the newest game from 2K Games and developer Cat Daddy Games. This endless runner sees you as a bird that has to fly around levels and poop on people. You can even poop on pictures of y... read
Samurai Shodown 2

Samurai Shodown 2 now available on iOS and Android


Hattori Hanzo!!!
Jun 29
Good news all you finger-slashing, touchscreen gamers! SNK Playmore has dropped the NEOGEO classic, Samurai Shodown 2, onto iOS and Android compatible devices this week.  Touted as a "perfect port" the weapon-based figh... read

Tetris Blitz now out, free for iOS and Android


It's like Tetris on crack
May 24
Tetris Blitz is now available on iOS and Android for free. Blitz takes the Tetris concept and shoves it into a two minute line clearing frenzy where you want to score as many points as possible. The fast-paced game features o... read

DeNA's next two games are G.I. Joe and Dungeons & Dragons


Give him the stick!
May 24
DeNA is continuing their partnership with Hasbro by releasing two new titles: G.I. Joe Battleground and Dungeons & Dragons Arena of War. G.I. Joe I expect will be much like the Transformers game where you collect and bat... read
Google Play

Google Play game services announced for Android and more


Google's answer to Game Center?
May 15
This week at Google I/O, the company announced Google Play game services, a collection of game-centric services for Android, iOS, and web platforms. Players running on the former platform in particular should be happy to hear... read
Google

Google brings on videogame vet as chief game designer


An interesting move by Google
May 05
TechCrunch caught wind of Google's recent move to bring on Noah Falstein as their newly appointed chief game designer. Who is Noah, you ask? He's been in the industry since the 1980s and in that time he's worked at Williams E... read






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