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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
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
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

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
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
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

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
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

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
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

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

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
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

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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Nintendo going mobile?

Nintendo buys stake in mobile content company


Stock prices rise following purchase of NicoNico parent company shares
Nov 16
Nintendo stock rose over five percent on Thursday, following an announcement that the platform holder acquired a significant stake in Japanese telecommunications company Dwango. The 612,000 share purchase resulted in a health... read
Puzzles & Dragons

Angry Birds heads south to Puzzles & Dragons this month


This collaboration makes a little more sense
Nov 10
Hot off their Batman: Arkham Origins crossover, GungHo Online Entertainment has landed another collaboration that makes a little more sense for their addictive dungeon-crawling puzzler. Beginning November 18, till December 1,... read
Mobile stats

73% of mobile gamers play with the volume on


And other silly stats
Nov 08
Ever wonder what percentage of mobile gamers play with the sound on? According to website Appington, it's 73%, with 3% of those users using headphones. Evidently the United Kingdom weighs in with the least amount of sound use... read
Nintendo on going mobile

Nintendo considering new sales methods for digital games


Still not gung-ho about supporting smart devices
Nov 05
Nintendo's digital business is on the rise. The company pulled in more than 11.4 billion yen from downloadable sales during the first six months of the fiscal year. Despite shattering its previous record, the platform holder ... read
Puzzles & Dragons

Holy GungHo Batman! Arkham Origins in Puzzles & Dragons


Nana nana nana nana Dragons
Nov 02
GungHo Online Entertainment and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have teamed up to unleash one of the wildest collaborations in recent memory. Joining the Puzzles & Dragons fold, until November 12, is none other tha... read
Mutant League Football

Mutant League Football devs 'not giving up'


Their Kickstarter failed to reach even 50% of its required funding
Oct 17
A lot of us have fond memories of Mutant League Football as kids, but that nostalgia wasn't enough to raise the recent Kickstarter project above the rather ambitious goal of $750,000. In an update given after the campaign was... read

Final Fantasy VII mobile remake is 'years' off


Space is an issue, for one
Oct 14
We know that an iOS/Android remake of RPG classic Final Fantasy VI is coming soon. At the same time this was announced, Square Enix teased that they would like to do Final Fantasy VII as well. Some took that as confirmat... read






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