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Intense rhythm game Thumper coming to iOS

Thumper is a special game, one I'm happy to see come to any and all platforms that make sense. The rhythm title is heading to iOS next with Thumper: Pocket Edition on January 24, 2018. Looking at the initial screenshots, I think this shoul...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Mobile Game of 2017

For as much promise as the technology has, mobile gaming is pretty goddamn stagnant. The medium is rife with apps meant to test your patience more than your skills and goad you into opening your wallet for a shot at a little more. It’...

 
 
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Playdead is bringing Inside to iOS on Friday

Playdead's captivating platform-adventure title Inside is on its way to iOS this Friday, December 15. The mobile version is open for pre-order, but the pricing isn't fully known; it's listed as "free." For me, the first time through, it was...

 
 
 
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Review: Puzzle Fighter

Puzzle Fighter’s rocky road to a worldwide release ended last month when Capcom pushed it out the doors just before Thanksgiving to a worldwide audience. I’ve followed the game since it was announced and was disappointed when I ...

 
 
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Reigns: Her Majesty is ready to rule

If you would have told me a mash-up of kingdom management and Tinder would result in one of the most addictive mobile games released last year, I would have believed you because that combination sounds too amazing to be anything other than ...

 
 
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Sonic Runners Adventure is zipping onto mobile devices soon

I'm not sure how I pulled it off, but I've found another mobile game that was seemingly already available! Gameloft has announced that Sonic Runners Adventure will be heading to the Google Play and App Stores soon, but if you've actually be...

 
 
 
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Amazing Katamari Damacy is now available on Android

I apparently missed the announcement of Amazing Katamari Damacy, a free-to-play endless runner themed around Bandai Namco's consumerism simulator. It released sometime ago on iOS (to which no one on staff can actually find a date and the of...

 
 
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The X-Files is getting a new mobile game

With The X-files making a resurgence, with a tenth season last year and upcoming eleventh season set to air in early January, it's no surprise they're taking another stab at X-files video games, with the upcoming and newly announced The X-F...

 
 
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PUBG's mobile spin-off gets a gloriously awful CG trailer

Given the popularity of the battle royale sub-genre and the multitude of knock-offs on mobile devices, it was basically a given that PlayerUnknown and PUBG Corp would eventually port over Battlegrounds to the mobile platform. If you were wo...

 
 
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Super Mario Run is Android's most downloaded game of 2017

Google Play have released lists of the year's biggest-selling and most downloaded books, games, movies, music and more. In the video game category, Nintendo's Super Mario Run has dashed headlong into first place.The runner title originally ...

 
 
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Christmas comes early to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

One of my favorite things about the Animal Crossing series is how it handles the different seasons. I haven't seen real snow in years so it's always nice to have a game I can pop in during the winter if I ever want to build a snowman o...

 
 
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Ho-oh is now flapping around Pokemon Go raids

Thanks to the diligence of trainer's around the world during Niantic's global catch challenge, legendary Pokemon Ho-oh will now be appearing in raids for the mobile catch-a-thon. He won't be limited to any regions, so you should start seein...

 
 
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Next up for PUBG? A mobile version in China

Battle royale games might not seem like they'd be the smoothest fit for smartphones, but they do exist, and they stand to make a lot of money right now while the going is good for the genre. To that end, Bluehole and Tencent have plans for ...

 
 
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Farfetch'd is available in Pokemon Go for a limited time

Just last week, Niantic announced that it would be holding a global catch challenge for Pokemon Go over the holiday week. As incentive to get people playing, the developer promised to unlock rewards for different tiers, with the final tier ...

 
 
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12 tips for starting Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

It’s been a long wait, but after teasing us for a year and a soft launch down under, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is finally available for players worldwide. I’ve been at it for a month now and I think it’s a darn good mob...

 
 
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Review: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Booting up Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for the 28th consecutive day, I find myself in rhythm with the beats of the game. I know when to log in, how long I’ll play in a given sitting, and I find myself maximizing what little time I ha...

 
 
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Review: South Park: Phone Destroyer

Since downloading the app on launch day, South Park: Phone Destroyer has received a few updates that have made it easier to play. It’s no longer a janky experience. The loading times are brisker, assets tend to pop-in less and I have ...

 
 
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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 joins Sega's free mobile game initiative

Sonic has had a bit of a crazy year. While Sonic Mania was well received by both fans and critics, Sonic Forces is a bit of a mess. Some people can dig it, but the general consensus seems to be that the game was a missed opportunity. Why no...

 
 
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Puzzle Fighter is out this week for iOS and Android

Capcom is bringing Puzzle Fighter back this week in big-headed built-for-mobile form. The free-to-play iOS and Android title has been out in select regions like Canada and Australia since late September, but the game will soon be available ...

 
 
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Marvel Strike Force is the new squad-based superhero RPG

Marvel has tapped FoxNext Games for its latest franchise-spanning mobile RPG and we've got a first-look trailer. Marvel Strike Force will have players assembling a team of characters like Captain America, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Groot, ...

 
 
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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp goes global this week

People in Australia and New Zealand have been enjoying Nintendo's newest mobile game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, for nearly a month now. The rest of the world has had to wait for this ambiguous "late November" release date teased last mo...

 
 
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Pokemon Go is having a global catch challenge this week

Niantic has announced that they will be holding a global catch challenge over the Thanksgiving holiday week for the hit mobile game Pokemon Go. Along with that, the company has started an initiative called "Pokemon Go Travel," in which Nia...

 
 
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Review in Progress: South Park: Phone Destroyer

This past weekend was my first time playing South Park: The Stick of Truth. Getting it as a bonus with my purchase of The Fractured But Whole, I finally decided to give it a shot and ended up beating the entire thing in two sittings. It&rsq...

 
 




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