No microtransactions! Hallelujah!
The initial reaction for lot of people have to “iOS port of ___” is to run away screaming. Microtransactions, ads, and Facebook integration. Mobile gaming for the most part is a total mess, but this time, someone&...
Namco not using Pac-Man inappropriately?
Namco has finally managed to do something with Pac-Man that is not hopelessly sad.
Here's an extended look at Hipster Whale's (Crossy Road) Pac-Man 256 out of gamescom. It's coming this summer to iPhone, iPad, Google Play a...
Worms WMD and Worms 4
Wow, Team17 has a lot on its plate! In addition to helping with the production of Yooka-Laylee, it looks like it has two more Worms games in the works. The first is called Worms WMD, and will feature a new 2D cartoo...
I'd buy it
Nintendo is jumping into the wide world of mobile, which is something I never would have predicted some time ago. While we speculate on the look and pricepoint of the NX, artist Pierre Cerveau has cooked up a cool lookin...
Switch between four dinosaurs
Dinofour was brought to my attention this week, and based on the adorable art, I decided to give it a try -- I wasn't disappointed.
As a massive fan of Lost Vikings, I immediately took to the gameplay, which sees four dinosau...
Here's the part where I tell you that a Fallout game made millions of dollars -- except this time, it's a mobile title.
According to SuperData, a media tracking organization, Fallout Shelter has taken in more than $...
A new announcement is promised, too
Blizzard has announced that it will hold a Hearthstone event live at the Folsom Street foundry in San Francisco California next week. It starts at 2:30 PM PST on July 22, and will feature matches, developer access, and a...
Ok, so I kind of want to try Rise of Mana now, despite the fact that it looks like a cheap mobile knockoff. Evidently as part of a special event with the Vita version of the game in Japan, the original Secret of Mana&nbs...
Quiplash is what you get when Fibbage and Drawful get a few drinks in them and stop screwing around. When you strip down the flimsy excuse of a lying/trivia game, remove your friends embarrassing chicken-scratch doodles, and leave nothing but raw, undiluted, punch-lines. It's a party game that is so minimalist, it's almost not there.
Thankfully, with the right group of people, it's also hilarious.
Gotta repopulate the Earth I guess
I still go back to Fallout Shelter every so often in a casual capacity (it's mobile, am I right, yuck yuck), and one of the things I've noticed is that it takes a long time to make a baby, which can severely impact the p...
That art style is the new go-to though
Yep, you heard that right -- the title of this project is actually Red Game Without a Great Name. It's being developed by IFun4All, and is coming to iOS this summer. The concept involves a mechanical bird that deli...
So long, Kinoko Collection
Less than a year after its release, Kinoko Collection, a smartphone game centered around a conflict between anthropomorphized mushrooms and bamboo shoots has been taken offline.
Following the title's launch in December, ...
Yep, Final Fantasy VII G-Bike, the mobile "runner" based off the popular franchise, is still around. This week, Square Enix is adding a Phoenix event, alongside of a new in-game bike reward. I have to say the boss fight actua...
Sonic Dash 2 is already on Google Play
You want more Sonic Boom? No? Well too bad! It looks like you're getting a new 3DS game sometime in the near future, and Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom has just been released on Google Play.
It features the newly-wrapped cast ...
Did Eggman design the microtransactions?
Hey, Sega actually made a really cool mobile Sonic game...then promptly proceeded to beat it down with layers and layers of microtransactions.
Oh Sega, you scamp!
Android still in development
We knew that Fallout Shelter was doing well, but now we have a better idea just how well thanks to Bethesda, who has just sent over word to Destructoid regarding its success. They've announced that the free app is n...
2015 port of 2010 rerelease of 1995 game
Square Enix have announced that Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation is coming to iOS and Android devices right now. It literally just got released for the fairly hefty price of $14.99.
The game originally came out in ye old...
Ragnaros vs Nefarian
Hearthstone just rolled out its first ever Tavern Brawl event, which features premade decks squaring off against each other. The event will change every week, and as of today, it's Ragnaros vs Nefarian. Each big ba...
Collect so many trading card heroes
During today's EA press conference, EA announced a new collectible card game coming to mobile called Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. The game will cover the entire Star Wars universe, including the prequels and the Clone Wars. Y...
An exclusive Minion, wow!
EA boasted a 750 million total download count for their mobile arm today at their E3 press conference, which of course means more mobile games are coming. What better opportunity than the upcoming Minions movie, based o...
Last night at Bethesda's press conference, we got our first surprise of E3 2015: a brand new mobile game set in the Fallout universe called Fallout Shelter. It looked innocent enough, hearkening back to classics like XCOM as ...
It uses your smartphone
Today at Bethesda's E3 conference in LA, the "Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition" was released. It will ship with both the game and a special edition package, which includes a real Pip-Boy accessory. To spice things up even more, the ...
It misses the mark though, sadly
Veecaloid Pop is out this week on iOS devices, and the level of commitment you'll need for it is described as "Flappy Bird-esque." That's about on point, as the only commands on-screen are "tap" and "drag." The object of...
Get ready, take aim...
Square Enix Montréal has unleashed its latest mobile offering, Hitman: Sniper.
As the title implies, Agent 47's latest adventure spans a series of scoped assassination missions.
I've been playing through a handful of&n...
Where there's a will, there's a whale
Whether we like it or not, mobile gaming has become huge. And for a publisher like NCSOFT that has long been an exclusive MMO provider, the company is making the smart move of shifting some of those dying genre resources over...
Why wasn't this available already?
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'...
No longer a mystery
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...
No word on the exact titles
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...
Custom deck building at red traffic lights
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...
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...