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Nintendo to allow eShop access to PC and phones in future

If there's one thing that's always somewhat irked me about Nintendo, it's the way that they approach online interactions. It never seems to be convenient. But Nintendo is aware of the problem and will be taking steps to offer new ways for c...

 
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Rumor: Sony planning to buy out Ericsson

According to the Wall Street Journal, Sony is close to finalizing a deal that would buy Ericsson out of its half of the Sony Ericsson partnership and award the PlayStation platform holder full control. The news comes from a group of people ...

 
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Unboxing porn: Samsung Galaxy S II, AT&T edition

Since the iPhone's debut every mobile phone company has had to rethink their device strategy, and countless clones later we're finally starting to see some worthy Android-powered contenders. One of the latest players, the Samsung S II, arri...

 
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TGS: NIS bringing Disgaea to Android devices

[Update: This is not a port of the PS2 game but is based on the series' Item World.] NIS made a few announcements at Tokyo Game Show today, the first being that they have started development on the Android platform. The first game they'll b...

 
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Age of Zombies free on Amazon app store

Age of Zombies, a mobile port from the PSP, is free today on the Amazon Apps Store for all Android users and is a nice counterpart to the free iOS app that was also announced for today. Keep in mind a wi-fi connection is required to downloa...

 
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Japanese get pretty Mega Man puzzle game for cell phones

Upside: there's a new Mega Man game! Downside: it's exclusive to the Japanese mobile market and unrelated to Legends 3. C'est la vie. For DoCoMo cell phones in Japan comes Rockman: The Puzzle Battle, a reworking of the Blue Bomber's freshma...

 
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Turtle Beach's next headset -- the Ear Force PX5 -- stands in sharp contrast to their past headsets. The most striking element is that it actually feels like a good headset now. Previous Turtle Beach headsets were clunky and ...   read

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Let Albert Wesker answer your missed calls

Don't know how I missed this originally as I love D.C. Douglas and his Albert Wesker voice but here it is now! Douglas's fans have always asked for Albert Wesker voicemails so he finally gave in to the idea and with an awesome catch too! Th...

 
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PlayStation Phone hands-on shows emulated PS1, GBA games

By now, it's safe to call the long-rumored PlayStation Phone one of the worst-kept secrets in the history of the tech/gaming world. Engadget posted photos of the Android-powered device three months ago, and since then, we've seen video of ...

 
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In case there remained a sliver of doubt in your mind that the purported "PlayStation Phone" actually exists, a two-minute video showing off the phone has appeared on YouTube. (No, your speakers aren't broken; the video has ...   read

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[Update: Contest closed! Winners are robptx, Vertical, ZombiePlatypus and ServantSaber!] We're giving away four Samsung Galaxy S Epic Android phones! The brand new Samsung phone was released just last month and each phone wil...   read

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Microsoft has revealed what they’re doing with Xbox Live and Windows Phone 7 and it doesn’t look like they’re going to be half-assing things here. As the general manager of mobile gaming for MGS, Matt Booty...   read

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Gameloft: Devs scaling back game development on Android

Here's some news that should make Apple fanboys happy: Gameloft says that it will be scaling back its investment in games for the Android platform, and that other development companies are doing so as well. The French game developer, who ma...

 
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OnLive could be on cell phones as well

OnLive has been promising a lot since it made such a splash at E3. We've had some time with the guys behind it and are still unsure that it can deliver on all its amazing promises. Every game, any time, everywhere no matter what your intern...

 
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Yuji Naka's Ivy the Kiwi should be on the DS

A action/puzzle game with touch screen controls and a quirky art style? It's gotta be a DS game, right? Evidently not. Yuji Naka, former Sonic Team lead and now head of Prope, who made the criminally never-played Let's Tap, has revealed hi...

 
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N-Gage is officially dead, no one attends funeral

Do you remember the first time you heard about the N-Gage? I do. It was an advertisement in EGM and it had a kid on a skateboard playing the game while jumping at the camera or something. It was horrendous. I'm not sure who they thought the...

 
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U.S. gov thinking about unified rating system for most media

You know what is confusing? Having all these different ratings floating around like some sort of rating harem. Which rating system are you supposed to trust? According to the U.S. government we shouldn't trust any of them (except film). Blo...

 
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'Ecchi Onee-san Rearing' is a real game, especially on your cellphone

[As originally posted on Japanator] Ah, I love catching strange and bizarre cellphone games announcements off of 2ch. It always puts some context to the absolute batshit-insanity surrounding some of these titles. Like this one: Ecchi Onee-s...

 
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E3 09: Gameloft's iPhone line up

Gameloft might be a company you know about from their cell phone games. I know I've bought something of theirs in the past. However, they’ve really made a push into the growing market of the iPhone,  which is probably the only ph...

 
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Crazy Hot Dogs Tailgate Party: Hot dogs are apparently "crazy" now

[video]113320:803[/video]It's no secret that I'm a sucker for a game with a good title. Or, if I can't have a good title, give me a really weird one to grab my attention. Just string together a set of words with (at best) tenuous links betw...

 
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Dtoid Mobile beta 2 -- now 50% faster, more features

Do you read Destructoid on the toilet?  Don't answer that! If you have an internet-capable phone you'll be glad to know that we've upgraded the mobile version of our site quite a bit to make it faster and more useful on the go.  W...

 
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Some weeks ago I had the distinct pleasure of having my ass handed to me in a Reset Generation journo tournament hosted by the Themis Group and, as promised, I shall pass the spoils onto a chosen one from the Dtoid Army this ...   read

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Nunchuk-like controller coming to cell phones

Do you find yourself playing games on a cell phone and your chubby fingers are getting in the way? Well, worry no more. The Zeemote is a bluetooth-enabled controller that looks awfully similar to a Wii Nunchuk and promises to take some of ...

 
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Japan gets Professor Layton port for cell phones

The reasons I'm obsessed with Japan are beyond number, but this recent announcement is a sterling example of why I envy their culture. Not only is Professor Layton and the Curious Village available on cell phones, but according to Famitsu i...

 
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Square Enix announces Ellark, a new mobile RPG

Okay, I don't currently play mobile games, but I have to say I would play mobile games if something that wasn't total crap was actually available to play (or if the majority of US cell phones weren't totally uncomfortable to play games on.)...

 
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Square Enix forms mobile studio, more quality spin-offs headed your way

I think I'm starting to privately hate the Enix half of Square-Enix. Although I can't necessarily prove that they are the problem, I can say that before Square joined forces with them, I liked them a lot better. The more sequels and spin-of...

 
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Guitar Hero coming to cell phones; hopes not be drowned out by riotous laughter

There are multiple levels of ridiculous in all things from film to games. The announcement of Guitar Hero Mobile invents a whole new level of senselessness -- It's the equivalent of trying to milk a meercat. Why do I play Guitar Hero? Let's...

 
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'GTA for girls' causes controversy, sky is blue, Piplup still adorable

In a completely unshocking turn of events, a game billed as the "Grand Theft Auto for girls" has pissed off people who we're all beginning to assume earn a living being outraged and screaming "Won't someone please think of th...

 
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Persona 3 cell phone prequel coming (to a faraway country)

Siliconera has word that Japan will be seeing a Persona 3 prequel in the form of a cell phone game that doesn't look entirely terrible. Here's the rundown:Without delving into too much some events happen pre-Persona 3 Playstation 2 and you ...

 
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Rockin' Stone: You can skip all your life, but not go anywhere

I don't think I have words to describe the majesty of the above footage. It comes from a cell phone game entitled Rockin' Stone and not since Cassavetes' The Killing Of A Chinese Bookie have I seen such a gleeful mineral formation. Appare...

 

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