Entries in 'mobile' (195)

Chillingo triumphs at ME Awards

Chillingo triumphs at ME Awards

Mobile games publisher Chillingo, barely known a year ago but now ubiquitous thanks to Angry Birds, beat off the challenge of established powerhouses to claim the Best Games Company gong ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2010 at 10:30AM in News
Disney losing its console appetite

Disney losing its console appetite

Entertainment behemoth Disney has hinted at a move away from console gaming as the firm looks to the growth being enjoyed in the social and mobile game sectors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2010 at 1:11PM in News
Is this the PSP Phone?

Is this the PSP Phone?

Rumours of a PlayStation phone have been around as long as the PSP itself and now out of the blue pictures of an apparent PlayStation mobile phone have appeared online ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2010 at 9:17AM in News
X-Factor firm buys mobile dev

X-Factor firm buys mobile dev

Canadian mobile game studio Ludia says it will sell a controlling 51 per cent share of the company to RTL Group, said to be Europe’s largest television and radio broadcast ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2010 at 10:20AM in News

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New Shenmue announced

New Shenmue announced

Sega has fulfilled the dreams of a legion of hardcore gamers by announcing that a third Shenmue game is in development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2010 at 10:55AM in News
Miniclip opens mobile gaming division

Miniclip opens mobile gaming division

Miniclip has opened a new business unit focused on mobile, initially with iOS and Android, with more smartphone platforms to follow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2010 at 4:13PM in News
Forget the PSP Phone – where’s the GameBoy phone?

Forget the PSP Phone – where’s the GameBoy phone?

As the (still completely unfounded) speculation about a possible PSP Phone continues to travel in circles around the internet, it has been alleged that Nintendo was at one point considering ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2010 at 3:28PM in News
MGS turns to mobile games

MGS turns to mobile games

Microsoft will use its own internal development teams to populate the upcoming Windows Mobile games platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2010 at 1:41PM in News

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Android 3.0 PlayStation Phone underway?

Android 3.0 PlayStation Phone underway?

Sony Ericsson is planning to launch an Android-powered gaming smartphone which may carry PlayStation branding, according to a report on tech blog Engadget.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Aug 12th 2010 at 9:26AM in News
Zattikka raises $5.5m in funding

Zattikka raises $5.5m in funding

Online and mobile games firm Zattikka has raised $5.5 million in funding through its parent company Expedite 5.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jul 21st 2010 at 12:30PM in News
GAME reveals mobile portal

GAME reveals mobile portal

Retailer GAME has lifted the lid on a brand new mobile content portal as it strives to increase its penetration into the digital content market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2010 at 5:00PM in News
E3 Expo 2010 to feature Mobile Games Pavilion

E3 Expo 2010 to feature Mobile Games Pavilion

Games industry show E3 Expo will be capitalising on the iPhone-fuelled boom in smartphone gaming this year, with a dedicated Mobile Games Pavilion.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on May 6th 2010 at 1:21PM in News

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EA launches Tiger Woods Online

EA launches Tiger Woods Online

EA’s browser-based title Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online has gone live following its beta trial.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 6th 2010 at 5:52PM in News
New speakers confirmed for Monetising Mobile

New speakers confirmed for Monetising Mobile

Anderson will be joined by another newly confirmed speaker, Caroline Van den Bergh of Golden Gekko, who will show how to build an app in just half an hour that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2010 at 2:10PM in News
EA eying mobile dev IronMonkey?

EA eying mobile dev IronMonkey?

EA has acquired Australian mobile game developer IronMonkey Studios, reports allege.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 3:37PM in News
iPad pricing revealed

iPad pricing revealed

Apple’s iPad will be available for as little as $499, the tech giant has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 8:45PM in News

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Tetris sells 100m for EA Mobile

Tetris sells 100m for EA Mobile

Iconic Russian puzzler Tetris, first developed in 1984, has now achieved 100m paid downloads across all mobile formats since EA Mobile bagged the mobile rights in 2005.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2010 at 10:20AM in News
Xbox Live coming to Windows Mobile

Xbox Live coming to Windows Mobile

Microsoft is planning to ramp up its mobile gaming activities, tying Windows Mobile into its Xbox Live community.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2010 at 9:30AM in News
OnLive looks to iPhone

OnLive looks to iPhone

The experimental cloud game streaming service OnLive will eventually be available on smartphones such as Apple’s iPhone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2009 at 11:06AM in News
Glu impresses Deloitte

Glu impresses Deloitte

Having seemingly got its business back on track after a tough spell spent adapting to the modern market conditions of the now iPhone-dominated mobile sector, Glu has won acclaim in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2009 at 2:30PM in News
Digital Chocolate and EA win at ME Awards

Digital Chocolate and EA win at ME Awards

Trip Hawkins’ portable games studio Digital Chocolate and EA Mobile were the big games-related winners at last night’s ME Awards, hosted by MCV’s sister magazine Mobile Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2009 at 12:40PM in News
Glu loses Euro MD

Glu loses Euro MD

Glu's EMEA managing director Frank Keeling has left the company, MCV's sister site ME has learned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2009 at 5:05PM in News
New look for ME online

New look for ME online

MCV’s sister site Mobile Entertainment has this morning revealed a brand new look for the portal, which continues to be the leading news resource for mobile content on the internet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2009 at 2:01PM in News
Revenues climb 14% at EA Mobile

Revenues climb 14% at EA Mobile

Alongside its success on the Wii and PC, EA also enjoyed a strong quarter in the mobile sector in the three months ending June 30th with news that revenues ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2009 at 3:33PM in News
Pagano lands Euro hotseat at EA Mobile

Pagano lands Euro hotseat at EA Mobile

The vacant chair at the had of EA's mobile table has at last been filled with news that Buongiorno's Luca Pagano will join EA Mobile as its European chief from ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2009 at 1:17PM in News