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11:25 AM on 04.17.2008

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 ...

Colette Bennett

12:23 PM on 02.18.2008

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 sequ...

Colette Bennett

2:25 PM on 12.10.2007

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 Gui...

Colette Bennett

10:12 AM on 11.26.2007

'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 ple...

Earnest Cavalli

2:38 AM on 11.13.2007

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 Playsta...

Earnest Cavalli

7:24 PM on 11.05.2007

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 fo...

Earnest Cavalli

12:04 AM on 11.01.2007

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

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...

Topher Cantler

3:54 PM on 06.17.2007

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

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...

Topher Cantler

Hands-on: God of War: Betrayal
by Robert Summa

Most of the time, we wouldn't dare give up precious Dtoid front-page space to something as casual and, well, crappy as a cell phone game. But, when something is as big and done as well as God of War has been done for the mobile market, it's nearly impossible to hold back and not tell you about it.

I'll keep this brief, because frankly, you know God of War and we all know cell phone games aren't the most feature-rich things around anyway. However, you must keep this in mind: God of War: Betrayal for cell phones is probably the best action-oriented cell phone game I've ever seen or had the pleasure of touching.

Check out my impressions after the jump. 

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4:09 PM on 04.09.2007

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

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...


3:10 PM on 03.27.2007

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

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...

Robert Summa

10:43 PM on 03.19.2007

Now the Gods can alert you when you've got a text

Yes, now you can be even geekier than before by having Okami ringtones on your phone. Dan Zuccarelli over at Bits Bytes Pixels & Sprites took some of the notable sound effects from Okami and made them into ...


10:05 PM on 03.08.2007

GDC 2007: N-Gage interview

Dyson has already talked a little about N-Gage's new vision, but here it is straight from their mouth in video form. Enjoy. *Props to Husky Hog for the camera and editing work.

Robert Summa

4:24 PM on 03.06.2007

GDC 2007: Mobile Games? People play those?

The scary thing about the Mobile Game Industry is that they seem no more sure of its ability to succeed than the gamer who reacts apathetically to it. I was curious about the real deal, so I checked out a seminar today called...

Colette Bennett

5:50 PM on 03.01.2007

LocoRoco coming to cell phones

While we would much rather see it on the PS3 (or DS, haha!) LocoRoco is coming to a cancer stick near you. Before defecating on Kotaku today, Sony announced that the once-exclusive PSP game will see a mobile phone version, f...

Niero Gonzalez

10:57 AM on 03.01.2007

Glu Mobile signs on for N-Gage platform ... yes, that N-Gage platform

The N-Gage is coming back, baby -- whether you want it or not. And, in Nokia's first step toward mobile cell phone gaming and what not dominance, they've brought Glu Mobile on board to help with the games side of thi...

Robert Summa