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XCOM on Android

XCOM: Enemy Unknown hits Google Play this week


You can grab it for $10
Apr 24
XCOM: Enemy Unknown was one of my favorite games of 2012, and a year later, I enjoyed its iOS port all the same. It was a wonderful way to play it on the go, and considering the fact that it was basically the full game, it wa... read
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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
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LucasArts veteran Bill Tiller brings new adventure title to mobile
The adventure genre has seen a bit of an upswing in recent times. With Telltale Games and Double Fine's recent efforts helping to revitalize the genre, a new generation of gamers are experiencing a type of game that was once ... read feature

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I danced at GDC today in front of God and country playing Bounden


Dancing in the streets
Mar 18
I danced in the park today. While everyone else was in meeting rooms, I did turns and pirouettes in Yerba Buena Gardens as the sun beamed down and cherry blossoms fluttered by in the soft spring breeze. This all may sound lovely, but I looked like a dork out there in front of everyone. But I'm not ashamed because it was a lot of fun. read
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Bears vs. Art gameplay

Bears vs Art gameplay shown in short new trailer


More pieces of puzzle game revealed
Mar 18
Last week, Halfbrick announced their latest game for iOS devices, Bears vs. Art, setting up a bunch of (adorable) exposition about a bear and the art museum which has infringed upon his territory but barely offered anything ... read
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Rockman Xover

Rockman Xover clocks in over 1.5 million downloads


Barf
Mar 14
Rockman Xover, that free-to-play auto-running mobile abomination of Mega Man that's out in Japan, is apparently a resounding success, obtaining over 1.51 million downloads. The game might be free, but the point is Capcom... read
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Bears vs. Art

Halfbrick reveals new puzzle game Bears vs. Art


When nice bears go bad
Mar 10
I hope you have some insulin handy because this trailer introducing Halfbrick's new game, Bear vs. Art, is sweeter than strawberry sundae topped with candy-coated gumdrops. I have watched it four times and still giggle at ho... read
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Reversed platform runner Spoiler Alert challenges you to unwin the game


Cats and dogs living together
Mar 10
TinyBuild has announced today that they'll be working with Danish developer MEGAFUZZ to release Spoiler Alert, an auto-run platform game which plays in reverse. Beginning at the end of the game, already completed, players ar... read
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Peter Molyneux

Peter Molyneux questions the new Dungeon Keeper


Fabled developer weighs in
Feb 08
EA's recent mobile reincarnation of the classic Bullfrog Productions strategy game Dungeon Keeper, has undoubtedly received its fair share of criticism over the passing week. Our own Chris Carter called it "...a hol... read
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Keep away
Bullfrog's 1997 strategy game Dungeon Keeper is a bona fide classic. It took the typical simulation conventions of the time and added some attitude, some horns, and a whole lot of charm to warp it into something truly special. Leave it to EA then to come in and take a demonic dump on the franchise by creating a freemium "re-imagining" with timers and microtransactions. read feature

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Disco Zoo

Milkbag and NimbleBit team up for Disco Zoo


It's a zoo. It's a disco. It's Disco Zoo.
Jan 24
This is the first trailer for a new game from Milkbag Games, published by NimbleBit, Disco Zoo. TouchArcade reports that players will rescue animals, earn coins by putting them on exhibit and, "keep the party going for both ... read
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Deus Ex

Deus Ex: The Fall hits Android today


This is that mobile tie-in for Human Revolution
Jan 22
Last year, Square Enix released a mobile iteration of Deus Ex called "The Fall," starring soldier Ben Saxon. It was actually a pretty decent game, and one that would strongly benefit from real controls and a Vita port. B... read
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Mobile gaming to push industry past $100 billion by 2017


A large portion of this growth thanks to Asia
Jan 16
Say what you will about mobile gaming, but it's a huge part of gaming and bringing in a filthy amount of money to the industry. Research firm Digi-Capital's Global Games Investment Review 2014, by way of Games Industry Biz, b... read
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kickstarter

Yasumi Matsuno launches Kickstarter for Unsung Story


Developer for Vagrant Story and Tactics Ogre working on new game
Jan 14
Sometime after the release of Crimson Shroud, strategy RPG mastermind Yasumi Matsuno teased a brand new title he was in the process of developing. As the director of such titles as Tactics Ogre, Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy ... read
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Nvidia's Tegra K1 GPU has 192 cores, can match Xbox 360


'Next-gen graphics capabilities'
Jan 06
Nvidia kicks off CES with their new mobile processor, dubbed the Tegra K1. This super chip features first 192-core GPU based on the Kepler architecture, powered by DirectX 11, and supporting Unreal Engine 4 and OpenGL 4.4. T... read
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Wikipad to produce Gamevice mobile gaming controller


Detachable accessory designed to fit wide range of tablets
Jan 03
The manufacturers of the Wikipad gaming tablet have announced plans to release a controller accessory compatible with other brands of mobile devices, Gamevice. The controller, which can expand or contract to fit various table... read
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Shenmue

Shenmue's Ryo Hazuki returns in All-Stars Racing mobile


He races in a Sega arcade cabinet
Jan 01
Sega has been teasing the return of Ryo Hazuki recently -- a character previously absent from Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. At this time I can confirm that he will indeed be returning to the franchise, but for rig... read
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New Square Enix teaser site gives Jan. 8 date


Gloops!
Dec 31
Gloops! Gloops! What a great name. They say it's a combination of global and loop. I like to keep it simple -- it rhymes with poop and sounds funny. Destiny-viii.jp is a new teaser page posted today. This co-production between mobile game publisher gloops and Square Enix is coming January 8, 2014. It's probably a mobile thing, right? Any ideas? Does the URL give you any clues? read
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Breath of Fire 6

New Breath of Fire 6 screens show a sliver of promise


Mobile/browser based entry ditches tradition for 'touch controls'
Dec 28
I like to be mister optimism when it comes to games...even games that are slated for mobile and browser based platforms. But I've had an extremely hard time believing that the sixth entry in the Breath of Fire series is going... read
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Puzzles & Dragons

More Batman: Arkham Origins headed to Puzzle & Dragons


Nana nana nana nana more Dragons
Dec 22
A second in-game collaboration between Batman: Arkham Origins and Puzzles & Dragons is set to burst, beginning tomorrow, December 23. Like the previous event, 11 characters -- from the world of Arkham Origins --... read
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Mobile deals!

Square Enix and Sega serving up some festive mobile deals


Sonic and Final Fantasy on the go and on the cheap
Dec 22
Hopping on the old St. Nick bandwagon, both Square Enix and Sega are sharing the holiday spirit with sales on some of their mobile games for iOS and Android platforms.  Highlights from the house that Final Fantasy built ... read
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Cheesy '90s cartoon goodness
In the modern era of videogames that tends to take itself seriously a bit too often, I occasionally enjoy kicking back with ridiculous, over-the-top games. Games that remind me of the '90s -- where teenage turtles and Super S... read feature

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iOS

Valve has tidied up its Steam Mobile app for iOS


Update 1.3 is now available
Dec 13
Out of fear that Steam would take over my life more than it already has, I never bothered to grab the Steam Mobile app. Valve has updated the iOS version with added functionality and the more I read about it, the harder it is... read
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iOS 7 controllers

These are the games that work with iOS MFi controllers


iOS 7 hardware is starting to transform and roll out
Dec 11
With the advent of iOS 7, support for controller add-ons was born -- it just took a while for them to actually come out. They're officially known as MFis (made for iPhone), and they basically allow you to snap your devic... read
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New Warhammer 40K game

New Warhammer 40K game is going to be a MOBA


Storm of Vengeance
Dec 02
A new Warhammer 40K game is being made, according to Develop. The game is called Storm of Vengeance, and it will be a "lane strategy" game for mobile and PC. Lane Strategy? Really? Does everyone need their own term for a... read
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Free PS mobile games

Sony is giving away 10 free PS Mobile games


With giveaway dates from 11/27 to 12/18 and 1/8 to 1/22
Nov 29
Sony is giving away 10 specific PS Mobile games in the months of December and January, and the process to redeem them is incredibly easy. All you need to do is log in on a PlayStation Certified smartphone, tablet, or Vita and... read
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iOS

Skulls of the Shogun launches on iOS


"No in-app purchases." Well, that's nice.
Nov 27
Skulls of the Shogun has launched on iOS, and is available to download via the App Store. 17-BIT's humorous turn-based strategy game, which originally launched on Windows 8, Xbox Live Arcade, and Windows Phone at the beg... read
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San Andreas

GTA: San Andreas is coming to mobile devices in December


Bike all over the place from wherever you want
Nov 26
The future's pretty cool, eh? I remember going to a friend's house on the release date of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, and marveling at the technological prowess of the PlayStation 2 to be able to run such a beautiful and h... read
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Ninja Theory

Report: Ninja Theory may shift to mobile development


Not in a million years?
Nov 21
[Update: A representative at Ninja Theory has denied these claims, stating that they are open to mobile and console development. It appears as if Tameem was mouthing off. Again. Someone really needs to implement a "no talking... read






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