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1:00 PM on 02.20.2014

The Gobliiins trilogy is now on Android

If you're an old school adventure fan, you probably remember at least one Gobliin game. I thought it would be confined as a relic of the past, but it's seen a resurgence as a result of mobile gaming -- most notably the ...

Chris Carter



10:00 AM on 02.15.2014

Legendary Wars marches on to Android

It's been three years, but one of my favorite mobile strategy titles, Legendary Wars, has finally come to Android, via the Google Play Store. In this RTS-RPG hybrid you directly control an ever growing army of knights, wizar...

Wesley Ruscher



3:30 PM on 01.30.2014

There's a new, free-to-play Dungeon Keeper for mobile

For years I've been searching for a modern Dungeon Keeper-esque game but nothing has been able to hit all of the right notes for me. Maybe that's nostalgia speaking. From the look of it, not even a game literally called "Dun...

Jordan Devore



9:00 AM on 01.28.2014

Dawn of the Plow is a cute little snowplowing game

Dawn of the Plow is an adorable little snowplowing game for PC and mobile. The game sees you as a snowplower, and your goal is to simple clean up snow off the streets. You have to keep your approval rating up, and screwing a...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



3:00 PM on 01.26.2014

Clobbr is a game where you drop rocks on a cat

The developers of Clobbr sent me a code for the game on iOS, and I was shocked by what I saw. The game is reminiscent of Chu Chu Rocket in a couple of ways. Both games are about protecting mice from an orange cat, and both&n...

Jonathan Holmes



1:30 PM on 01.24.2014

Chill paper-folding puzzle title KAMI is now on Steam

Despite initial impressions, State of Play's recent iOS puzzle game KAMI is not about folding colorful pieces of paper into three-dimensional figures that resemble animals. Aesthetically, it does involve origami paper being ...

Darren Nakamura



4:30 PM on 01.15.2014

Don't look directly at it: Glass plays with lasers

As a scientist, it is sometimes my job to shine lasers at objects, scribble nonsense down on a clipboard, and stroke the part of my chin where a beard would be if I could grow one. "Indeed," I muse to myself, "That is the la...

Darren Nakamura



3:15 PM on 01.14.2014

First act of Broken Age hits Steam on January 28

It's been a longer-than-expected wait for Double Fine's Broken Age, but it's nearly ready. Well, part of it. The first act of the Kickstarter-funded adventure title releases on January 28, 2014 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, w...

Jordan Devore



6:30 PM on 01.08.2014

Take on monsters in the Witcher Adventure Game

Whilst fantasy RPG fans like myself bide their time until the arrival of The Witcher 3 later this year, we might have another game set in the world of Geralt of Rivia. The Witcher Adventure Game isn't actually a point-'n'-cl...

Alasdair Duncan



8:30 PM on 01.07.2014

RoboCop: The Game is a thing

Because licensed games still get made, iOS and Android gamers will be able to download and play the new RoboCop game, based on the remake of the cult classic film. The game is a free download, and while it doesn't look too t...

Ian Bonds



1:15 PM on 01.06.2014

Hybrid board/videogame Collusion full of lies and deceit

As a fan of board games and videogames, my ears perk up when I hear about developers attempting to combine the two in interesting ways. Especially exciting are games focusing on subterfuge, deception, backstabbing, and lies....

Darren Nakamura



1:00 PM on 01.03.2014

Yuji Naka makes a whale photographing game

Prope, the studio founded by Sonic the Hedgehog main programmer Yuji Naka, has just released a whale photographing game called Real Whales. Yep. This iOS and Android release lets you visit locations all over the world in you...

Dale North



4:30 PM on 12.30.2013

I'm going to play this Mew-Genics track all day

Two Caturdays ago, Team Meat showed off cat identities in its upcoming cat-lady sim Mew-Genics. Notably, there was a cat with a mustache. Hard to top, right? Well, revealing a couple amazing tracks, including the above "Dirt...

Steven Hansen



11:30 AM on 12.26.2013

Final Fantasy VI mobile video makes me feel weird

This Final Fantasy VI Mobile video found by sister site Japanator gives us a look at what the upcoming release will look like. Keep in mind that this is a stream capture from Jump Festa 2014, so the quality isn't tops. Still...

Dale North



1:30 PM on 12.23.2013

Plants vs. Zombies 2 celebrates Feastivus this week

Ever since getting partway through its final world, I've been ignoring Plants vs. Zombies 2 -- but Plants vs. Zombies 2 has not been ignoring me. Those push notifications haven't compelled me to return yet, though PopCap's p...

Jordan Devore



1:30 PM on 12.19.2013

Play with light and darkness in Shadowmatic

Shadow art is one of the cool things I've seen on the Internet and marveled at, knowing I could never come close to creating something similar. Taking three-dimensional objects and arranging them in such a way that they cast...

Darren Nakamura



9:00 AM on 12.12.2013

Halfbrick's Colossatron launching December 19th

Halfbrick has announced the release date of their newest mobile game -- Colossatron: Massive World Threat. It'll hit both iOS and Android marketplaces on December 19th, and will be a universal app for the former. Halfbrick i...

Chris Carter



11:30 AM on 12.04.2013

Ridge Racer Slipstream to hit mobile devices this month

It's not the next-gen Ridge Racer I wanted, but  we'll take what we can get. Namco Bandai has announced that mobile racer Ridge Racer Slipstream will come to the App Store and Google Play this month. Expect a full Caree...

Dale North



10:00 PM on 11.29.2013

Here's your first look at the card-based Space Wolf

After THQ's dissolution, the Warhammer 40K license was scattered to the winds. We've ended up with an apparently disappointing Space Hulk remake and this upcoming Space Wolf game. What's interesting is that this game is goin...

Alasdair Duncan



3:30 PM on 11.27.2013

Final Fantasy IV: After Years 3D remake hits iOS/Android

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is a direct sequel to Final Fantasy IV starring Cecil and Rosa's progeny. If you missed out on the Final Fantasy IV: Complete Collection and its weirdly smoothed out sprites, you can check o...

Steven Hansen



6:00 PM on 11.26.2013

Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius

I've remarked before about how the adventure game genre didn't necessarily need an injection of life but it's no surprise that Kickstarter definitely attracted big names to return to the genre. Moebius is the return to the a...

Alasdair Duncan



11:15 AM on 11.26.2013

For science! Boson X is available on Android now

Most of the people I interact with who are into mobile gaming are on iOS, so as an Android user I frequently hear about cool games that I cannot play. Boson X used to fall into that category, as a title that has been availab...

Darren Nakamura



1:15 PM on 11.22.2013

Block Blocks is fun to say, perhaps fun to play

From its description as a "tower defense-inspired puzzle game," Block Blocks doesn't sound amazing, but in motion it looks like it could be quite hectic, and it almost has an early Bit.Trip aesthetic to it. The gameplay is e...

Darren Nakamura



3:45 PM on 11.21.2013

Injustice: Gods Among Us finally available for Android

Warner Brothers Interactive announced today that Injustice: Gods Among Us is finally available for Android devices as a free download via Google Play, and will also be available through the Amazon Appstore soon. Previously o...

Ian Bonds



3:00 PM on 11.19.2013

GaymerX organizers reveal Read Only Memories

You say the term "adventure game" and you'll get my attention. Say the word "cyberpunk" and you'll really have my attention. Say "cyberpunk adventure game" and I'll be begging for more info. Read Only Memories is a new game ...

Alasdair Duncan



2:45 PM on 11.19.2013

Ridiculous Fishing headlines Humble Mobile Bundle 3

I previously said that I was a little disappointed with Humble Mobile Bundle 2, so my expectations for the future of Humble Bundle's Android spinoff have been tempered. Today, the Humble Mobile Bundle 3 was announced, and I ...

Darren Nakamura



11:00 AM on 11.16.2013

King of Fighters '97 slams its way onto iOS and Android

Joining the likes of Samurai Showdown 2, SNK Playmore has ported another one of its iconic fighting games,The King of Fighters '97, to Android and iOS platforms. Available for $3.99, the classic fighter features 35 icon...

Wesley Ruscher



1:30 PM on 11.14.2013

Former Rockstar dev Kickstarting game set in 1979 Iran

Iran native, Navid Khonsari, worked on Grand Theft Auto III, Vice City, San Andreas, Max Payne I & II, Manhunt, Red Dead Revolver, The Warriors, Alan Wake, and Homefront. I think it's safe to say this guy knows what...

Joshua Derocher



6:00 PM on 11.10.2013

Cave bringing a little RPG to their next shooter

Best known for manic console arcade bullet-hell shooters, like Deathsmiles and Akai Katana, Cave is mixing up the formula slightly with their next mobile shmup release, Don Paccin. The vertical shooter, slated for both ...

Wesley Ruscher



8:00 PM on 11.07.2013

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile

Seeing familiar Star Wars characters in this cutesy pixelated style from NimbleBit is enough to cut down any cynicism I might've had going into Star Wars: Tiny Death Star. We've enjoyed the studio's sim games for a while now...

Jordan Devore



12:00 PM on 10.25.2013

Dead Trigger 2 out now, with new trailer in tow

The original Dead Trigger (a zombie FPS) was met with rave reviews on the mobile platform, with a solid user reception to boot, with 23 million downloads to date. Starting this week, the sequel is now live on both the Androi...

Chris Carter



4:15 PM on 10.24.2013

Rayman: Fiesta Run dated for November 7, 2013

Can the best iOS game around (sorry Infinity Blade) be topped by its sequel? If the Rayman series' recent streak is any indicator, then yes. Rayman: Fiesta Run releases on November 7, 2013 on iOS, Google Play, and Amazon's A...

Abel Girmay



5:00 PM on 10.15.2013

Angry Birds Go! is a kart racer coming this December

If M&Ms are allowed to have a kart racer, surely Rovio can try its hand at the genre free of guilt. Those angry birds are certainly iconic, and I suppose that's what matters most here. Angry Birds Go! is exactly what you...

Jordan Devore



7:30 AM on 10.12.2013

Back Lilt Line Too! get free games about music and sharks

[Update: Different Cloth has put Lilt Line and Helicoid up for free until the campaign for Lilt Line Too! ends on Satruday Oct 12th at 12:36pm EST. Tell 'em Freaky Constantina sent you.] [Update #2: Freaky Constantina has of...

Jonathan Holmes



8:30 AM on 10.10.2013

Watch Dragon Quest VIII mobile in action

Last we heard, Dragon Quest I-VIII were heading to the iOS and Android platforms in Japan as ports. Compliments of Famitsu, we can now get a closer look at how it operates, including a taste of the radial movement wheel for ...

Chris Carter



8:00 PM on 10.04.2013

Typography fans, unite! Type:Rider comes out soon

We've seen a lot of different types of videogame protagonists over the years. There have been countless humans, several aliens, some robots, and a few simple geometric shapes. Not often do you see a piece of punctuation take...

Darren Nakamura



6:30 PM on 09.26.2013

Humble Mobile Bundle 2 debuts Star Command on Android

The Humble Bundle people are at it again, with the second official mobile bundle, though they have had other Android-based bundles before they started numbering. This is the standard Humble Bundle affair: pay what you want, ...

Darren Nakamura



9:00 PM on 09.18.2013

Final Fantasy Agito 'will definitely be localized'

We recently learned about Final Fantasy Agito, an Android/iOS game in development at Square Enix that is a companion to Final Fantasy Type-0 (which was formerly known as Final Fantasy Agito XIII and was a mobile game before ...

Steven Hansen



3:00 PM on 09.18.2013

Are you ready for some Mutant Football?

There used to be a lot of sports games for people who weren't terribly into sports (sweaty nerds). Mutant League Football is among the fondly remembered for its irreverent, extra violent take on football filled with monsters...

Steven Hansen



4:00 AM on 09.11.2013

Dark Souls-inspired Metroidvania Blood Alloy has jetpacks

A former Harmonix developer is working on Blood Alloy, an urban sci-fi styled Metroidvania that takes cues from Dark Souls, Hotline Miami, Vanquish, and more. The latter is wonderfully evident in the protagonists' showy cart...

Steven Hansen



5:00 AM on 09.10.2013

The Rabbids invade mobile with Rabbids Big Bang

Rabbids Big Bang will see you abusing the little monsters in space. You'll launch the little suckers, then control their trajectory by using a jetpack boost along with a planets' gravity. It's a physics based puzzler basical...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



3:00 AM on 09.10.2013

Rayman Fiesta Run coming to iOS, Android, and Windows 8

Rayman Jungle Run was fantastic, and was even Apple's Game of the Year no less. So it's no surprise that a sequel is on the way in the form of Rayman Fiesta Run, coming later this year for iPad, iPhone, Android, and Windows ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



4:30 PM on 09.09.2013

Mecanika wants to teach Newtonian mechanics with robots

As somebody who has had ideas for using games as tools for education, things like Mecanika are particularly interesting to me. Though physics has become more prominent in games as time has passed, developer CREO wants to uti...

Darren Nakamura



10:30 AM on 09.09.2013

Cute! Mimpi is a puzzle platforming doggy

This is Mimpi. See Mimpi run. Run, Mimpi, run! Avoid that rotten tooth that could crush you to death! Fetch the bone, Mimpi! Don't touch the starfish! Admittedly, the most noteworthy thing about Mimpi is the colorful, almost...

Darren Nakamura



2:30 PM on 09.04.2013

Imagination Is The Only Escape returns on Indiegogo

Many years ago, indie developer Luc Bernard conceived of a game centered on a child working to survive the holocaust by retreating into his imagination. It was once planned for Nintendo DS, but for a variety of reasons,...

Jonathan Holmes



7:37 PM on 08.31.2013

The offensive leads to the defensive in Toy Rush

One of the cutest-looking games that I saw at PAX Prime was Uber Entertainment's Toy Rush. Don't let the cuteness deceive you, though. Toy Rush is shaping up to be a surprisingly deep and fun title.  The developers...

Brett Makedonski



5:00 AM on 08.28.2013

Layton 7 for 3DS and mobile is not MY Layton

I... I brought this upon myself. I said that Layton Brothers: Mystery Room was a great game. I said it was an excellent iOS companion to the traditional Layton series. I never should have had faith that a major gaming compan...

Tony Ponce



7:00 PM on 08.27.2013

Little Galaxy planet hops on Android and iOS

One of my favorite memories of Chad Concelmo is when I stayed at his home overnight and woke up the next morning to find him playing Super Mario Galaxy, cackling hysterically to himself while he tried to make Mario orbit one...

Darren Nakamura



4:30 PM on 08.26.2013

Level-5's next role-playing game is Wonder Flick

Level-5's got a new role-playing game that has a cutesy art style (yay!) and composer Nobuo Uematsu (double yay!) but it's a free-to-play mobile title. The basic hook of Wonder Flick is that commands are issued by flick...

Jordan Devore



12:30 PM on 08.15.2013

Uber is trying its hand at tower defense with Toy Rush

The next game from the makers of Monday Night Combat and the upcoming Planetary Annihilation is going in an altogether different direction. Toy Rush is a card-centric tower defense title built for mobile devices. If, like me...

Jordan Devore






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