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7:00 PM on 11.05.2013

Moga releases new controllers for Android phones, tablets

Just in time for the holiday is the perfect new controller for all of you Android users that just play Super Nintendo games on your emulators. What? Don't look at me like that. You know it's true. The full-sized Moga Pro Powe...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

7:00 AM on 08.01.2013

Breath of Fire 6 coming next year, you'll be sad to learn

And here I thought the tardy release of a third Golden Sun was awkward. Show of hands: Who has been waiting patiently for a proper Breath of Fire game? Well cut your filthy peasant hands off and slap yourselves in the face wi...

Steven Hansen

6:00 PM on 04.23.2013

Senran Kagura cell phone charms smell like breasts

The marketing of booby ninja school girl brawler series Senran Kagura is simply outrageous. Branded tissue boxes? Facepalm worthy. Themed desserts? Fairly creative. Cell phone charms? Well, that doesn't sound so bad... ... oh...

Tony Ponce

9:00 AM on 08.29.2012

Apple lists 8 Samsung mobile devices to be banned

After last week's smackdown, where the court ordered Samsung to pay Apple over $1 billion in damages, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh asked Apple for the list of devices they would like to see banned. Apple handed over the ...

Dale North

11:00 PM on 12.05.2011

Kristen Schaal plugs more Xperia Play stuff

You guys got a chuckle out of Kristen Schaal requesting that you put her in a Minecraft coma, right? Well she's at it again, plugging the Xperia Play and some assorted games. Apparently it has over 150 games that I'll never ...

Fraser Brown

8:30 PM on 11.30.2011

3DMark coming to Android tablets next year

Futuremark, creator of computer benchmarking applications PCMark and 3DMark, has announced that it has an Android app in development. Futuremark is targeting tablets, for the time being, predicting plenty of growth in the nex...

Daniel Starkey

6:45 AM on 10.28.2011

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...

Conrad Zimmerman





11:45 AM on 10.07.2011

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 g...

Jim Sterling

12:35 AM on 10.06.2011

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 Sam...

Niero Gonzalez

10:18 AM on 09.16.2011

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Age of Zombies free on Amazon app store  photo
Age of Zombies free on Amazon app store
by Victoria Medina

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 download the game, so even if you snag it using your carrier's data package, you may have to wait to actually get it onto your phone.

The mobile version of Age of Zombies doesn't have the tightest control but it is free, and still fun.  You play as a man named Barry Steakfries, in a game that does not take itself seriously at all, killing cavemen, dinosaurs, mummies and ninjas that have all been turned into zombies. I'm not sure I would have paid for this, but it is certainly enjoyable for the zero dollars I spent.

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10:00 PM on 07.03.2011

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 B...

Tony Ponce



Hands-on: Turtle Beach Ear Force PX5 headset photo
Hands-on: Turtle Beach Ear Force PX5 headset
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

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 felt a little too plastic-y. The new model is a lot lighter, feels great, is easy on the eyes, and is a kind of headset I wouldn't mind wearing in a public setting -- as opposed to the old models.

Visual improvements aren't the only change, of course. Turtle Beach reworked the insides of the headset and the wireless transmitter by taking what people really liked and disliked about the X41 headsets, and improved upon it all.

The big addition -- and possibly a game-changer in the headset market -- is the ability to create custom presets to give you a crazy advantage in the competitive online arena.

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6:00 AM on 02.21.2011

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 awesom...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

7:30 PM on 01.26.2011

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...

Samit Sarkar



More evidence of PlayStation Phone in video form (Update) photo
More evidence of PlayStation Phone in video form (Update)
by Samit Sarkar

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 no sound.) The person handling the device slides it open to reveal the D-pad and PlayStation face buttons, along with that weird oval area between them (supposedly a touchpad).

Reportedly code-named the "Zeus Z1," the device in the video is shown to be running the next incremental update to Google's Android operating system, v2.3 ("Gingerbread"). All kinds of currently-available Google applications -- including Maps and YouTube -- are installed on the phone, along with an app simply named "PlayStation." (Sadly, the person doesn't actually click on the icon.) We also get a look at the phone's profile, and it doesn't exactly look like the most svelte device in the world.

Then again, assuming it's an Android-based Sony Ericsson phone that also plays PSP games (and, presumably, Android games to boot), you probably weren't expecting something as thin as a credit card. Here's hoping Sony actually confirms the existence of the "PSPhone" by the time my Droid's two-year contract expires next November.

PlayStation Phone 'Zeus Z1' caught on video again, this time you can actually see it [Engadget]

[Update: Thanks to Dtoider pokota (and Kotaku), we now know what happens when you touch that PlayStation icon: not very much. A tab entitled "Library," showing the phrase, "There are no content items," appears. Other tabs include "Recently Played," "Recently Added," and what looks to be a search button. Presumably, though, games would show up there! Check out the 15-second clip after the jump.]

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