Entries in 'smartphone' (61)

Amazon smartphone leaked, includes four-camera 3D interface

Amazon smartphone leaked, includes four-camera 3D interface

A custom 3D interface is the USP that Amazon hopes will distinguish its upcoming entry into the smartphone market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 9:44AM in News
Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives in the UK today

Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives in the UK today

The latest iteration of the Galaxy Android smartphone series has gone on sale in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
425m paid Tetris downloads and counting on mobile

425m paid Tetris downloads and counting on mobile

Tetris has amassed more than 425 million paid mobile downloads, more than the combined sales of boxed software.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 8th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
Mobile now account for half of Japanese games market as sector nearly doubles

Mobile now account for half of Japanese games market as sector nearly doubles

A new report claims that smartphone gaming now account for around 50 per cent of Japan’s total video games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 11:53AM in News

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Call of Duty mobile studio The Blast Furnace will close this month

Call of Duty mobile studio The Blast Furnace will close this month

Activision's Leeds-based mobile developer will close by the end of the month, the publisher has said.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 2:27PM in News
BBC announces Stig-themed Top Gear smartphone game

BBC announces Stig-themed Top Gear smartphone game

Top Gear: Race the Stig is due for release on iOS, Android and Windows Phone today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2014 at 10:55AM in News
Radiohead release experimental smartphone game

Radiohead release experimental smartphone game

UK despair specialists Radiohead have released what is described as “an experimental mobile game” on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Flappy Bird is generating $50k in ad revenue every day

Flappy Bird is generating $50k in ad revenue every day

The chances are that by now you've probably heard of Flappy Bird

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Feb 6th 2014 at 12:10PM in News

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Smartphone shipments grew 43% in 2013

Smartphone shipments grew 43% in 2013

Data from Futuresource Consulting Research has revealed tremendous growth in the smartphone market throughout 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2014 at 12:12PM in News
Nintendo plans to break away from gaming; Wii U price cut "not an option"; Smartphone service revealed

Nintendo plans to break away from gaming; Wii U price cut "not an option"; Smartphone service revealed

You’ve likely read dozens of different editorials this past month predicting what the future might bring for Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 9:05AM in News
New RoboCop film gets free-to-play smartphone tie-in

New RoboCop film gets free-to-play smartphone tie-in

Glu Mobile has released a RoboCop game on iOS that ties in to next month’s movie return for the Detroit law enforcer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 3:49PM in News
UPDATED: Next-gen Hitman cancelled, but series lives on

UPDATED: Next-gen Hitman cancelled, but series lives on

The online profile of a developer working on IO’s next-gen Hitman game claims the game has been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 2:03PM in News

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FIFA 14 notches up 26m mobile downloads

FIFA 14 notches up 26m mobile downloads

The iOS and Android release for FIFA 14 has been downloaded over 26m times, EA has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 1:35PM in News
Doctor Who Legacy confirmed for iOS

Doctor Who Legacy confirmed for iOS

The rumoured Doctor Who iOS game is real and is locked onto our spacetime coordinates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
Angry Birds Trilogy hitting Vita today... for £34.99

Angry Birds Trilogy hitting Vita today... for £34.99

Sony has admitted before that software pricing has been an issue for Vita, but today’s release of Angry Birds Trilogy suggests that the problem is far from solved.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 11:15AM in News
Samsung unveiled curved-screen smartphone

Samsung unveiled curved-screen smartphone

Ever wished your smartphone screen was less flat? Then rejoice, as Samsung’s latest smartphone gimmick will likely be of huge appeal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 1:08PM in News

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Sony details nifty second screen smartphone PS4 app

Sony details nifty second screen smartphone PS4 app

PS4’s smartphone companion app will offer a host of extra functionality for owners of the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2013 at 1:30PM in News
Beyond: Two Souls can be played using only an iPhone

Beyond: Two Souls can be played using only an iPhone

A DualShock controller is not needed to play the entirety of upcoming PS3 exclusive Beyond: Two Souls.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2013 at 3:12PM in News
Why is mobile gaming such a success?

Why is mobile gaming such a success?

Over 133 new studios opened within the UK in the last 18 months. 80 per cent of these are working on games for Apple’s iOS platform, and over 70 for ...

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 26th 2013 at 4:18PM in News
EA: Mobile not a threat to consoles

EA: Mobile not a threat to consoles

The console and mobile games markets are very different beasts. But that isn’t stopping the industry’s biggest publishers bringing their blockbusters to the small screen.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 24th 2013 at 1:43PM in News
Doctor Who smartphone game appears to be locked on to our space-time coordinates

Doctor Who smartphone game appears to be locked on to our space-time coordinates

The latest official Doctor Who Consumer Panel contains a few questions about a proposed Puzzle & Dragons style smartphone game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 9:59AM in News
Codemasters launches free-to-play Boom! Tanks on iTunes

Codemasters launches free-to-play Boom! Tanks on iTunes

A new free-to-play title from Codemasters has been released on iTunes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 3:35PM in News
Despicable Me: Minion Rush hits 100m smartphone downloads

Despicable Me: Minion Rush hits 100m smartphone downloads

And to think you thought the movie game tie-in as dead!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
A new Call of Duty game has been released TODAY

A new Call of Duty game has been released TODAY

Activision has, quite unexpectedly, released its first ever ‘proper’ Call of Duty game for mobile devices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2013 at 12:23PM in News
Smartphone app can remotely turn on PS4s for downloads

Smartphone app can remotely turn on PS4s for downloads

Sony's president of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed an interesting bit of functionality for PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 3:37PM in News