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Twitch VODs now available on your mobile device


Why wasn't this available already?
May 20
Twitch is pretty much the king of streaming and today the king announced that videos on demand are now available via your mobile device of choice. Considering how long Twitch has been around and how popular it has become, it'... read
Sega

Sega reveals list of mobile games pulled for quality concerns


No longer a mystery
May 18
Earlier this month Sega let us know that they would be pulling a number of games from the Android and iOS marketplaces for "quality concerns." Now we know exactly what those games are. While you can get a full look at the lis... read
SEGA

Sega axing various mobile games due to quality concerns


No word on the exact titles
May 10
Sega will soon remove a number of its games from mobile marketplaces, the company announced. The company wouldn't say which games will be disappearing or how many, just that a number of them will be pulled from the Google Pla... read
Hearthstone on phones

Hearthstone's availability on smartphones is bad for my health


Custom deck building at red traffic lights
Apr 22
When Hearthstone made its way to the iPad, I may or may not have played it for two weeks straight. My wife and I would sit down by the fire (or hearth, if you will) with our iPad and laptop in-hand and play for hours whi... read
DeNA

Nintendo's new mobile partner goes through large number of layoffs


DeNA
Apr 13
Japanese mobile studio DeNA recently made headlines after five years of spurned advances finally led to a partnership with Nintendo so the former could make mobile games using Nintendo's characters. DeNA also just released th... read
The Perils of Man

New adventure title from former LucasArts dev comes to Steam later this month


The Perils of Man releasing April 28 on PC and Mac
Apr 03
Last year, I got the chance to chat with the developers behind The Perils of Man, an episodic time-traveling adventure title from the minds of Bill Tiller and Gene Mocsy. With a pedigree of work ranging from classic adv... read
Kingdom Hearts

Cancelled Kingdom Hearts concept art with Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, Star Wars


Two new key wielders we may never know
Mar 15
[Update: As pointed out by Drake in the comments, there is some debate as to whether these are real or not, although no concrete evidence has been shown either way. So take the following with a grain of salt and I'll update i... read
Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy Record Keeper headed to a smartphone near you this spring


It was somewhat inevitable
Mar 13
This year, Square Enix is makin' it rain Final Fantasy spinoffs on us. I mean, we've got Final Fantasy Type-0 HD coming in hot just next week, and DeNA and Square Enix just revealed the launch of Final Fantasy: Record Keeper ... read
Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X doesn't lose any brutality in its mobile version


Practice your tapping
Mar 12
Just because it's running on devices that aren't as powerful as PC or consoles, doesn't mean that Mortal Kombat X tones down the violence for its mobile version. No, judging by this gameplay video, all the skull-crunchi... read
It's pretty rad
Badland is still one of my favorite iOS games to date, and it looks like it's coming to the Wii U eShop, Xbox One, Vita, PC, PS3, and PS4. Developer Frogmind Games is crafting a new Game of the Year version for the cons... read feature

Mean Girls: The Game

I feel personally victimized by the fact that there is a Mean Girls mobile game


So Much Drama™
Jan 14
I took a look at the official Princess Bride mobile game the other day and it was garbage. Granted, I don't like that movie, but I know plenty of people who do. It was a terrible, uninspired amalgam of boring minigames that h... read
Sons of Anarchy

This Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect teaser is...ooff


Mobile games, am I right folks?
Jan 12
For what feels like years now Sons of Anarchy creator and showrunner Kurt Sutter has been teasing an "amazing" game based on the series. While many speculated that it would be a GTA-like PC or console title, we now know... read
Sons of Anarchy

That Sons of Anarchy game finally has a name and a platform


The Prospect
Dec 09
Sons of Anarchy is coming to a close this week, and it's been a wild seven seasons. While I could have done without the entire Belfast saga in Season 3, series creator Kurt Sutter has consistently kept me entertained for over... read
Project HON trailer

Project HON's mech combat trailer is amazing and confusing


Mecha got a booty like DAYAM
Nov 25
I wish everyday started with over 20 minutes of gorgeous mech combat. Project HON's impressively long trailer includes everything you could ask for from a game inspired by mecha anime: senseless destruction, giant guns, metal fisticuffs, weaponized grappling hooks, and transforming robots. Best breakfast viewing ever. read
Enemy Within

XCOM: Enemy Within on mobile could ruin my life


Save Earth by slacking off at work
Nov 12
Every once and awhile I see something that I desperately want but know I shouldn't get because it would ruin my life. Motorcycles, home-installed espresso machines, that sort of thing. Now I can add XCOM: Enemy Within on mobi... read
Nintendo Mii mobile app

Nintendo launching first smartphone app next year


Not a game, obviously.
Nov 02
Nintendo is releasing a Mii app for mobile devices in 2015, company president Satoru Iwata revealed during a recent investor Q&A session. Earlier this year, Nintendo expressed an interest in leveraging smartphones to... read

WayForward and Amazon Game Studios team up on Til Morning's Light


Touch-based action adventure for Fire phone
Oct 14
Til Morning's Light was developed by WayForward in cooperation with Amazon Game Studios, and it's coming exclusively to the Fire phone.  So far we know that Til Morning's Light is set in a haunted New England mansion th... read
Windows 10

Microsoft is skipping right to Windows 10


'One product family, with a tailored experience for each device'
Sep 30
The guy's face in the thumbnail says it all. Microsoft has announced the name of its follow-up to Windows 8 and it's, uh, Windows 10. Yeah, really. The new operating system is meant to run on all sorts of devices -- whether ... read
Final Fanrtasy

The pen is mightier than the sword in the latest Final Fantasy mobile game


Words do more than sticks and stones
Sep 10
The latest Final Fantasy mobile spin-off title (not pictured above, as there are currently no assets) will have players fighting enemies Typing of the Dead style. In Final Fantasy World Wide Words, players will fight enemies ... read

Apple announces the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus


Duh
Sep 09
Tim Cook called it the "biggest advancement in iPhone." We called it the worst of their long history of poorly kept secrets.  Two sizes: both the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus were announced this morning at Apple's pres... read
Senran Kagura

'Draw' the Senran Kagura girls in this strange crossover


Yes, more Senran Kagura news
Sep 08
Looks like there's another Senran Kagura game on the horizon, but before you get too excited, it's a crossover with Toast's Drawgirls and Senran Kagura: New Wave. Drawgirls is a picture discovery game where it's your jo... read

Harmonix to create a virtual reality experience for Samsung Gear VR


Visualizer for your face
Sep 05
Remember that new Samsung Gear VR that we told you about a few days ago? Harmonix sends word that they've signed on to create a new virtual reality experience for the device.  Harmonix Music VR is a music-listening dream... read
Terra Battle

Here's the first trailer and set of screens for Mistwalker's Terra Battle


Steamy card game goodness
Aug 28
The official Terra Battle website is open for business, and with it a brand new trailer and screenshots outlining the "Download Starter" model the game is set to operate on. The more the game is downloaded, the more content ... read
Ouya heads to China

Ouya sets sights on China in hopes of success


Microconsole maker to partner with Xiaomi to bring its games eastward
Aug 22
The Ouya hasn't been embraced in the West, so now the company behind the Android microconsole finds itself turning to China in search of an audience, Reuters reports. Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi is brokering a partn... read
Banner Saga iOS

Apple, Banner Saga studio frustrated by iOS game market


The race to the bottom is a hot-button issue
Jul 27
The Banner Saga is coming to iOS, but porting isn't the developer's major concern. That's pretty much already done. Stoic's main dilemma is how much the game should cost on the platform. "Apple is frustrated, along with every... read
Deadman's Cross

Explore Raccoon City in Deadman's Cross until July 27


See if you can come across Nemesis
Jul 14
Deadman's Cross fans can now explore Resident Evil's Raccoon City as a limited-time area from now until July 27. It's set to open up when you complete an in-game collaboration quest, and from there you can collect special car... read
White Cat Project

Real cats couldn't play White Cat Project because they have no thumbs


Get it? Cats have no thumbs? Here all month, folks
Jul 13
Mobile games are usually quick and easy, but you still have to end up fiddling with touch controls to figure out. That's if they work correctly. White Cat Project, recently revealed by Famitsu, seeks to change all of that by... read
Sonic goes mobile

Sonic Jump Fever is fun for about two minutes


Actually 'fun' might be overselling it
Jul 10
Sonic Jump Fever is now available worldwide via iTunes and Google Play, Sega announced today. The vertical platformer is a free-to-play sequel to Sonic Jump, which first appeared on Japanese mobile phones in 2005. The experi... read
Taiko Drum Master

Bang the drums and roll the dice in this Taiko Drum Master RPG


More Taiko than you can handle!
Jul 04
A new Taiko Drum Master game is now available on a mobile device nowhere near you (if you live in Japan, anyway) with Taiko Drum Master: RPG Daton, an adorable quest featuring the cute little Taiko characters, pachinko balls... read
Dungeon Keeper

EA's Dungeon Keeper ads are indeed misleading, ASA rules


We could have told you that
Jul 03
A complaint against Electronic Arts has been upheld by the UK's Advertising Standard Authority concerning marketing for its latest mobile free-to-play version of Dungeon Keeper. The complaint was made in regards to an email c... read
Candy Crush Saga

Woman stole £1,000 from her mother to buy junk in Candy Crush Saga


Addiction is a scary thing
Jul 02
I've played Candy Crush Saga and my share of match-three games as a mobile game fanatic, but to date I've not spent a dime on any of the free-to-play giants. I can understand wanting to spend a dollar or two here and there fo... read
Try saying "mobile MOBA" five times fast
In a somewhat surprising move, CD Projekt Red announced yesterday that they would be releasing a free-to-play MOBA for mobile devices featuring characters from The Witcher series. This is slated for release sometime this winter and hey, who knows, it might be really awesome. read feature







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