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When you see a Blastoise, everyone gets in the water

Look, doing whatever it takes to be the very best doesn't come without sacrificing comfort sometimes. If there's a Blastoise in the water, you damn well better get in the water. Otherwise, you're just another jabroni with too many Zubats. A...   read

 
 
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SQUARE ENIX

Square Enix is making a JRPG for Apple Watch

Chaos Rings, a series of role-playing games for mobile devices, has apparently done so well for Square Enix that the company has challenged creator Takehiro Ando to develop a spin-off called Cosmos Rings for a platform with even more c...   read

 
 
Fallout Shelter PC
Fallout Shelter made a bit of a splash last year when Bethesda announced - and released the game live on stage at the company's E3 event. As it came out some months ahead of Fallout 4, quite a few people, yours truly inc...   read
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Pokemon GOtoid

Teen finds corpse instead of cute monsters while playing Pokemon GO

[Header image by Martin Wong] Shayla Wiggins, a 19-year-old from Riverton, Wyoming, was out for a stroll trying to catch 'em all in Pokémon GO when she found something quite different than what she was looking for.  "I was tryin...   read

 
 



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That Katamari clicker is now available worldwide

Tap My Katamari is now available for iOS and Android platforms the world over. While the free-to-play spin-off has been out in some regions since January, other markets, including the United States, haven't been abl...   read

 
 
Deus Ex GO
  Watch Video Square Enix's Montréal studio has a knack for taking the publisher's most important franchises and creating mobile adaptations of them. Thus far, it's the GO series that has proven to be the most successful, as bo...   read
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SEGA

Sonic Runners is running out of time

Sega has announced plans to close down Sonic Runners, the first mobile game from Sonic Team. The company ceased sales of the game's premium currency, Red Star Rings, yesterday, and will close down the rest of the game on July 27 at 9am UTC....   read

 
 
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Mojang

Minecraft is heading to China

In pursuit of more fame and fortune, Mojang is bringing Minecraft to the world's largest nation. The Microsoft-owned Swedish game developer announced a partnership Chinese tech giant NetEase Friday to bring the PC and mobile versions o...   read

 
 
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Two new Lumines
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Aw crap, both new Lumines are for phones

I know it's not new that both upcoming Lumines games would be smartphone games, but I'd forgotten, so I'm sad all over. As Kyle noted a couple months back, "Mobast acquired the rights to Lumines and Meteos from Q Entertainment last year and...   read

 
 
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Tunisian mobile game gives away two real, living cows

Bagra the Game is a Tunisian mobile game all about looking after cows, so it makes sense that developer Digital Mania has given away an actual, real cow to its best players. The lucky winners were a couple from Beja, Tunisia, who were the ...   read

 
 
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SQUARE ENIX

Valkyrie Profile's prequel is sorta out now

Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin, the prequel to the Tri-Ace's classic RPG Vaklyrie Profile, is now available for mobile phones and tablets. Well, it sort of is. You know, in a way. Let me explain. Square Enix released the game via Japan'...   read

 
 
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Nintendo

Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing games coming to mobile platforms

Apps based on the Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing series are in development for mobile platforms, Nintendo revealed today as part of the company's 2016 fiscal earnings report. The publisher plans to release both titles this autumn...   read

 
 
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Sorry not sorry

Whispers of the Old Gods expansion now out for Hearthstone sans 'sorry' emote

Well met! Whispers of the Old Gods, the new 134-card expansion for Hearthstone, is now available for you to purchase or spend in-game gold on. Upon your next login, you'll be rewarded with three free packs with the first pack you open conta...   read

 
 
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First peek at the Valkyrie Profile prequel

For the past week, Square Enix has been teasing Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin, a prequel to Tri-Ace's classic PlayStation 1 role-playing game Vaklyrie Profile for the mobile phones and tablets. Of course, it's been a drip feed. Th...   read

 
 
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Tales of Link now available in the West

Two years after its Japanese release, Bandai Namco's mobile role-playing game Tales of Link is finally available in western markets (subtitled in English) via the iOS App Store and Google Play. Despite being a fan of several of the games fr...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go beta heads to Australia, New Zealand

Pokémon Go's field test is coming to Oceania this month, developer Niantic Labs announced today. Australia and New Zealand will be the first western countries to get it in on the beta program, which launched exclusively in Japan last...   read

 
 
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Miitomo

Get the best Miitomo Drop items without blowing through your coins

Turns out prayer isn't the easiest way to get items in Miitomo Drop. The minigame, stashed in the shop section of Nintendo's recent mobile game Miitomo, offers players a chance at themed items through a pachinko-style game of chance. O...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts Unchained X launches in North America this week

Square Enix has announced that Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ, the mobile port of its browser-based Kingdom Hearts χ, will be coming to iOS and Android in North America this week. The announcement was part of an interview wit...   read

 
 
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NINTENDO

Nintendo: Miitomo already has 3 million users

Now that Miitomo is out in places other than Japan, it's becoming kind of a big deal. According to Nintendo, over than 3 million people have played the social networking app worldwide, which is an increase of roughly 2 million use...   read

 
 
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There's gonna be a goddamn Final Fantasy XV pinball game

I know what you've wondering about Final Fantasy XV ever since it was announced way back when as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Is it going to have a tie-in pinball game for mobile platforms? Well, buddy, let me just tell you something. You bet...   read

 
 
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Lara Croft GO, Hitman: Sniper are $1 this weekend

In need of something to new play on the commode? Square Enix Montréal has you covered. The studio is offering deep discounts its mobile catalogue this weekend on the iOS App Store and Google Play, dropping Lara Croft GO and Hitman: S...   read

 
 
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NINTENDO

Nintendo's first mobile game debuts next week

Miitomo is coming to Japan next Thursday, March 17, Nintendo announced today. The Tomodachi Life-esque social networking game will be the first of five mobile applications Nintendo releases over the course of the next year as part...   read

 
 
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Tetsuya Mizuguchi
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Rez, Lumines dev's puzzle RPG 18 coming west

If you're a fan of Testuya Mizuguchi's work (Rez, Lumines, Space Channel 5, Child of Eden) and enjoy smartphone games, well buddy, let me tell you, 2016 is looking like one hell of a year. In addition to a pair of new Lumines games coming o...   read

 
 


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Final Fantasy IX out now on mobile, PC soon

Final Fantasy IX is now available on iOS App Store and Google Play for a whopping $17. Square Enix announced the PlayStation 1 classic was on its way to PC and mobile devices back in December. There's no word on when, ex...   read

 
 
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Lumines

Two new Lumines games are launching this year

Two Lumines games are coming to mobile platforms later this year, Mobcast just announced. One, a paid app tentatively titled Lumines 2016, is expected to launch sometime this summer, while the other, Lumines VS, is planned for a winter rele...   read

 
 
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