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1:00 PM on 02.20.2014

The Gobliiins trilogy is now on Android

If you're an old school adventure fan, you probably remember at least one Gobliin game. I thought it would be confined as a relic of the past, but it's seen a resurgence as a result of mobile gaming -- most notably the ...

Chris Carter

10:00 PM on 02.19.2014

Candy Crush dev King filing for $500M IPO

King isn't letting negative PR from trademark posturing keep it from taking advantage of its $1.9 billion trading year that saw the company take in $568 million in profit. Its filed a $500 million IPO on the New York Stock Ex...

Steven Hansen

8:00 PM on 02.18.2014

CastleStorm heading to mobile devices

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

10:00 AM on 02.15.2014

Legendary Wars marches on to Android

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...

Wesley Ruscher

8:00 AM on 02.15.2014

Unsung Story funded, but falls short of stretch goals

Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians has successfully completed its crowdfunding campaign. The role-playing game from Playdek and an assortment of Final Fantasy veterans managed to conjure $660,126 via Kickstarter, but fe...

Kyle MacGregor

10:30 AM on 02.14.2014

CandySwipe developer writes sad open letter to King

CandySwipe, a match-three mobile game based around confectioneries, looks a lot like Candy Crush Saga. The premise, assets, and name are all wildly similar. That's not much of a surprise though; the mobile market is full of s...

Brett Makedonski

12:15 PM on 02.13.2014

The new Hitman game for mobile has surprising potential

There are two Hitman games in development that we know about: one is a full-fledged PC and console title from IO Interactive, the other is a mobile project in the works at Square Enix Montréal. Hitman GO, a turn-based ...

Jordan Devore

3:15 PM on 02.11.2014

Final Fantasy composer joins SRPG Unsung Story

Unsung Story is the new turn-based strategy RPG from Yasumi Matsuno (Final Fantasy Tactics, Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy XII). Also signed on is artist Akihiko Yoshida (FFT, Vagrant Story, Bravely Default). One of the Ki...

Steven Hansen

1:00 PM on 02.11.2014

Flappy Bird was removed after it became 'addictive'

There's been substantial speculation as to why the creator of mobile sensation Flappy Bird would pull his game while it was still growing in popularity and, reportedly, earning him an average of $50,000 in daily ad revenue. S...

Jordan Devore

2:50 PM on 02.08.2014

Flappy Bird creator says he's taking the game down

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen has announced via Twitter that he will be taking the game down some point on Sunday. He has stated that he "cannot take this anymore." In subsequent tweets, Nguyen explains that the taking down...

Wesley Ruscher

9:30 AM on 02.08.2014

Peter Molyneux questions the new Dungeon Keeper

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...

Wesley Ruscher

5:15 PM on 02.07.2014

Dungeon Keeper makes it harder to rate it lower than a 5

Dungeon Keeper is not good. It's a sleazy release that has been mostly skewered. It has a high rating in the Apple (4/5) and Android (4.5/5) app stores, however. On the Android side, trying to rate Dungeon Keeper any less tha...

Steven Hansen

1:30 PM on 02.06.2014

EA Mythic responds to Dungeon Keeper criticism

Speaking with TabTimes about the new Dungeon Keeper for mobile, senior producer at EA Mythic Jeff Skalski said the team is "very aware" of the criticisms its free-to-play title has received. "One of the important data points ...

Jordan Devore

1:00 PM on 02.06.2014

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

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...

Brett Makedonski

10:00 PM on 02.05.2014

There are at least 13 Flappy Bird clones already

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....

Hamza CTZ Aziz

9:00 PM on 02.03.2014

10000000 creator's new game is You Must Build a Boat

At this point, so many match-three puzzle games exist that it is easy to see a new one and immediately write it off without a second thought. Fortunately, 10000000 did enough new stuff with the genre that it gathered a decent...

Darren Nakamura