Ever since Phosphor Games announced that mobile gaming is replacing console gaming, it's become something of a villain. While its last game, Dark Meadow, was excellent, any talk of the upcoming Horn has been flavored with vitriol and disgust for the entire idea of touch-based gameplay. Such is the way of the Internet.
I don't necessarily agree with the statement (why are devs always looking to replace things?) but I don't see how the sentiment has any bearing on the game itself.
Haters are invariably going to hate, but I am looking forward to Horn. Of course, I'm one of the apparent "spastics" who are too casual for your manly hardcore console games, so that'll probably be why. You can't enjoy both mobile and console and PC gaming, you see. We stand with one, or we die with nothing!
|10:00 PM on 12.11.2012|
A free version of Horn is now up on the App Store
Phosphor Games Studio and Zynga have put out a "free" version of Horn, the fairly ambitious action-adventure game for mobile devices. That can be downloaded from the App Store right now, offering the Prologue from the main ca...more
|11:30 AM on 09.09.2012|
Phosphor Games knocked it out of the park with The Dark Meadow, providing a genuinely enthralling mobile game that had an interesting story and one Hell of a primary antagonist. Nevertheless, the Unreal-powered combat crawler...more
|1:00 PM on 08.15.2012|
Phosphor talks Horn, mobile gaming, and touch controls
While many "hardcore" gamers continue to look down on mobile gaming, there are a number of studios who view it as a legitimate gaming platform, capable of the kind of "AAA" experiences we're used to. Phosphor Games is one of ...more
|2:00 PM on 06.30.2012|
Preview: Horn could be an admirable game
So, there certainly was a reaction to the newly announced Horn when Jim posted a little clip a few days ago in which the game was shown off and Phosphor Games’ Chip Sineni made some innocent claims about the mobile and ...more
|9:00 AM on 06.27.2012|
Horn announced for iOS, will prove consoles are DEAD
The headline are the developer's words, not mine. Well, they're not even really the developer's words, but they've gotten at least three angry people reading, and that's the point. What Phosphor Games' Chip Sineni did say, h...more
|12:30 PM on 05.17.2013|
It's happening: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance on PC
Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima has announced that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be ported to PC, something many of us desperately wanted but didn't realistically expect to happen given developer Platinum Games' history...more
|9:23 AM on 05.17.2013|
The Wonderful 101 coming to the Wii U on September 15th
Finally! Nintendo announced today that PlatinumGames title Wonderful 101 will be coming to the Wii U on September 15th. The game came under some fire recently for being touted as a "short" experience, but I personally can't wait, as PlatinumGames rarely misses. Oh, and it totally has waterslides.more
|9:30 PM on 05.16.2013|
Resident Evil Revelations: What version do we review?
[Update: Poll CLOSED! Wii U dominated. Look forward to our review soon. Update: MAJOR upset! It has come to light that a PC copy WILL be made available for review purposes, and will be added as a late starter in the poll. A P...more