Entries in 'android' (132)

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Skylanders Trap Team

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Skylanders Trap Team

From the moment Bobby Kotick, Activision CEO, bemoaned the poor sales of Wii U, you knew Skylanders had a problem.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Android claimed 84.7% smartphone sales share in Q2 2014

Android claimed 84.7% smartphone sales share in Q2 2014

84.7 per cent of smartphones shipped worldwide in the quarter ending June 2014 used Google’s Android operating system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 12:38PM in News
Apple Design Award winner Monument Valley reaches 1m sales

Apple Design Award winner Monument Valley reaches 1m sales

Award-winning premium mobile title Monument Valley has sold in excess of 1m copies in its first four months out, developer Ustwo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:04AM in News
Sony abandons PlayStation Mobile Android support

Sony abandons PlayStation Mobile Android support

Support for the Android portion of PlayStation Mobile is to end, Sony has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 7th 2014 at 4:20AM in News

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Nvidia to launch Shield Tablet in Europe at Gamescom

Nvidia to launch Shield Tablet in Europe at Gamescom

Nvidia has set the European launch of its Shield Tablet gaming device for this year’s Gamescom.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 6th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
State of Decay studio Undead Labs reveals multiplayer RPG for mobile

State of Decay studio Undead Labs reveals multiplayer RPG for mobile

State of Decay developer Undead Labs has unveiled its next project, Moonrise – a mobile multiplayer RPG featuring Pokémon-like creatures.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2014 at 12:30AM in News
Secret of Mana hits Android this fall

Secret of Mana hits Android this fall

The mobile port of Square Enix's 1993 SNES release Secret of Mana will arrive on Android devices this fall, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:34PM in News
Flappy Bird has returned... via the Amazon Appstore

Flappy Bird has returned... via the Amazon Appstore

Dong Nguyen’s iOS flash-in-the-pan Flappy Bird is back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:17AM in News

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Nvidia Shield Tablet: the first mobile gaming PC?

Nvidia Shield Tablet: the first mobile gaming PC?

Nvidia hopes to expand the niche audience for its Shield Portable gaming handheld with a worldwide release of the new Shield Tablet. MCV catches up with Chris Daniel, senior product ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 10:27AM in News
Digital pet Animin to be backed by £300k marketing campaign

Digital pet Animin to be backed by £300k marketing campaign

Digital pet app Animin is to be supported by a £300,000 marketing campaign when it comes to stores this November.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2014 at 11:50AM in News
Nvidia Shield Tablet announced; UK release detailed

Nvidia Shield Tablet announced; UK release detailed

Nvidia has announced a new tablet-shaped sibling for its Shield Portable gaming handheld.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Early access contest winners crack and leak game's pre-release build

Early access contest winners crack and leak game's pre-release build

Upcoming FPS Modern Combat 5 has been cracked and uploaded onto multiple torrent websites ahead of its release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 8:29AM in News

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Monument Valley sells 1m

Monument Valley sells 1m

Ustwo's optical illusion puzzler Monument Valley has passed the one million downloads mark.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 21st 2014 at 4:05PM in News
INSIGHT: Could Android TV hurt consoles?

INSIGHT: Could Android TV hurt consoles?

Piers Harding-Rolls, head of games research at IHS Technology, questions whether Google’s latest Android-powered bid for the living room can disrupt the console rule of the PS4 and Xbox ...

on Jul 10th 2014 at 1:58PM in News
Games make up 85 per cent of top grossing apps on iOS and Android

Games make up 85 per cent of top grossing apps on iOS and Android

Nearly 85 per cent of the top 50 grossing apps on Apple's app store and Android's Google Play shop, a new study claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:32PM in News
Mountain aiming for Steam and Android release

Mountain aiming for Steam and Android release

Having made a lot of noise this last week, Mountain could be making its way to higher ground.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 12:20PM in News

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Civilization Revolution 2 now available for iOS devices

Civilization Revolution 2 now available for iOS devices

Civilization Revolution 2 – the first game in the Civ series developed exclusively for mobile devices – is out now on iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 11:09PM in News
Nvidia's Shield successor is a tablet

Nvidia's Shield successor is a tablet

The next device in the Nvidia Shield range will be a tablet and not a dedicated portable, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 1:30PM in News
CD Projekt RED reveals The Witcher MOBA game for mobile platforms

CD Projekt RED reveals The Witcher MOBA game for mobile platforms

MOBA title The Witcher Battle Arena is heading to mobile devices later this year, designer CD Projekt RED has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 1:17AM in News
Ouya agitates developers once again with All-Access Pass subscription trial

Ouya agitates developers once again with All-Access Pass subscription trial

A new all-you-can-eat access service for Android console Ouya has caused consternation amongst developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 9:38AM in News
The World Ends with You mobile port arrives on Android

The World Ends with You mobile port arrives on Android

The World Ends with You: Solo Remix is now available on Android, Square Enix announced earlier today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 10:28PM in News
Nvidia's Tegra K1 claims to better 360 and PS3 visuals on tablets

Nvidia's Tegra K1 claims to better 360 and PS3 visuals on tablets

It's a claim we've heard before, but the video below suggests that Nvidia has every right to boast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 4:26PM in News
Google and Razer join the Android microconsole party

Google and Razer join the Android microconsole party

Android microconsoles have been such a runaway success that you can see why so many companies are keen to enter the fray. Oh wait...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 8:57AM in News
Civilization Revolution 2 is a mobile-only game

Civilization Revolution 2 is a mobile-only game

2K Games has confirmed that the successor to Civilization Revolution will not be released on consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 1:30PM in News
Mobile games market to reach $28.9bn by 2016 - report

Mobile games market to reach $28.9bn by 2016 - report

Total revenue for the mobile games market is expected to reach $28.9bn by 2016, according to a new report from Juniper.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2014 at 7:50AM in News