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TGS: NIS bringing Disgaea to Android devices


Sep 16
[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...

Age of Zombies free on Amazon app store


Jul 08
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 requ...

Japanese get pretty Mega Man puzzle game for cell phones


Jul 03
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 B...

Let Albert Wesker answer your missed calls


Feb 21
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 awesom...

PlayStation Phone hands-on shows emulated PS1, GBA games


Jan 26
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...



Gameloft: Devs scaling back game development on Android


Nov 21
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 de...

OnLive could be on cell phones as well


Nov 15
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 w...

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


Nov 14
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, ...

N-Gage is officially dead, no one attends funeral


Oct 31
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 t...

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


Aug 29
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 (ex...

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


Jun 12
[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 on...

E3 09: Gameloft's iPhone line up


Jun 03
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 proba...

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


Dec 02
[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) ten...

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


Oct 28
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 ...

Nunchuk-like controller coming to cell phones


Aug 04
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 t...

Japan gets Professor Layton port for cell phones


May 28
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 accordi...

Square Enix announces Ellark, a new mobile RPG


Apr 17
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 ...

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


Feb 18
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 sequ...

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


Dec 10
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 Gui...

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


Nov 26
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 ple...

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


Nov 13
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 Playsta...

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


Nov 05
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 fo...

Ghouls 'n Ghosts returns! Capcom releases the classic ... wait, for cell phones?


Nov 01
As if the game wasn't tough enough to play with an NES controller or a Wonderswan pad, Capcom's mobile division has announced the re-release of the classic Ghouls 'n Ghosts for ... your phone. Yeah, good luck with those littl...

Square-Enix announces Destiny's Child game for mobile phones ... wait, what?


Jun 17
Remember the whole Y2K doomsday scare, when your neighbor spent his entire nest egg building that bomb shelter in his basement, stocked with a 10-year supply of Spaghetti-Os and Urnge Drank? Yeah, you might want to go knock o...

Keitai attack! Japanese cell phone games we'll never get


Apr 09
Unlike us here in America, the people in Japan actually play cell phone games. While reading the stories on Famitsu, I keep coming across cell phone games that actually look like fun. So today, I've gathered together...

Heroes: The Mobile Game or as I call it, the game I never knew I wanted


Mar 27
Gameloft is all up in the cell phone gaming market and one of the things they especially love to do is take popular TV shows and turn them into mobile gold (Lost, Desperate Housewives, etc.). The latest step toward market sat...






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