Entries in 'smartphones' (64)

Nokia Snake's original creator returns with Snake Rewind

Nokia Snake's original creator returns with Snake Rewind

The mobile game that started it all is getting a touchscreen makeover from its original creator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2015 at 2:12PM in News
Jurassic World: The Game stomps onto iOS

Jurassic World: The Game stomps onto iOS

Remember when every big summer movie would get an accompanying triple-A action console game? In the modern games industry, things are very different.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 10:33AM in News
Mobile success no longer exclusive to chart toppers, Warner says

Mobile success no longer exclusive to chart toppers, Warner says

The mobile market has grown to such an extent that revenues are trickling further down the charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2015 at 1:17PM in News
Bandai Namco is making the Pixels mobile game

Bandai Namco is making the Pixels mobile game

Upcoming movie Pixel will be joined by an associated mobile game from Bandai Namco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 12:44PM in News

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Hearthstone is now available for smartphones

Hearthstone is now available for smartphones

iPhone and some Android owners are now able to play Hearthstone on their mobile phones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist getting smartphone release this summer

PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist getting smartphone release this summer

YouTube kingpin PewDiePie is to star in his very own game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 12:03PM in News
Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Rovio Stockholm’s general manager has revealed that 2013’s Angry Birds Go has been acquired by more consumers than every Mario kart game combined.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 4:19PM in News
Nintendo mobile games could make $25m per month, DeNA hopes

Nintendo mobile games could make $25m per month, DeNA hopes

Mobile games firm DeNA wants its partnership with Nintendo to rake in more than $25m a month, the firm’s CEO has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:53PM in News

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2K announces WWE mobile game designed to replicate console experience

2K announces WWE mobile game designed to replicate console experience

A ‘proper’ simulation WWE wrestling game is on the way from 2K.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 9:59AM in News
Iwata: Nintendo was not cornered into smartphone backtrack

Iwata: Nintendo was not cornered into smartphone backtrack

Nintendo’s change of mind in deciding to bring its titles to smartphones did not come about because the company believed it had run out of options.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Supercell revenues approach $2bn

Supercell revenues approach $2bn

Finnish start-up-turned-mobile-giant Supercell generated revenues of $1.7bn in 2014.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 24th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
There's a new Driver game coming (it's F2P, on smartphones and you drive speedboats)

There's a new Driver game coming (it's F2P, on smartphones and you drive speedboats)

The next game in the Driver series is almost certainly not what you expect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 3:17PM in News

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Hearthstone on smartphones will cross-play with PC and tablets

Hearthstone on smartphones will cross-play with PC and tablets

The smartphone version of Hearthstone, due out this month, will not segment players from the existing user base.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
I never intended to dismiss smartphone games, Iwata says

I never intended to dismiss smartphone games, Iwata says

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said that he’s never dismissed smartphone gaming as a genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:46AM in News
First Nintendo smartphone game due out this year

First Nintendo smartphone game due out this year

Nintendo’s first titles developed specifically for mobile phones should be out by the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Nintendo share price rockets 25% on smartphone news

Nintendo share price rockets 25% on smartphone news

Iwata has relented and given the green light for Nintendo games on smartphones – and the markets are delighted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2015 at 3:43PM in News

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Warner to make Game of Thrones its most expensive mobile game ever

Warner to make Game of Thrones its most expensive mobile game ever

Game of Thrones is on track to be Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s most expensive mobile game in its history, claims the firm’s senior VP of mobile, social and emerging platforms ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 16th 2015 at 11:34AM in News
It costs more to play as a female in mobile games

It costs more to play as a female in mobile games

Fewer games than you think offer free playable female characters by default

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 2:48PM in News
Analytics firm App Annie plans Singapore office

Analytics firm App Annie plans Singapore office

Mobile analytics firm App Annie has opened a new office in Singapore.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 13th 2015 at 10:59AM in News
Angry Birds Stella Pop shoots onto smartphone

Angry Birds Stella Pop shoots onto smartphone

Yes, there’s another Angry Birds game – Angry Birds Stella Pop has been released on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 1:43PM in News
Agent Alice breaks Wooga download record

Agent Alice breaks Wooga download record

Smartphone game maker Wooga has reached new heights with its most recent release Agent Alice.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Iwata: Wii U could be just one game away from reversing fortunes

Iwata: Wii U could be just one game away from reversing fortunes

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said that one big hit could still be enough to cause Wii U sales to rocket.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2015 at 10:16AM in News
Candy Crush Saga players are spending less

Candy Crush Saga players are spending less

Spending on Candy Crush Saga is in decline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has maintained his staunch support for Wii U, arguing that the machine’s best days are ahead of it, particularly in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
Forget Mario on smartphones - Iwata wants smartphone games on Nintendo

Forget Mario on smartphones - Iwata wants smartphone games on Nintendo

The calls for Nintendo to release its games on smartphone may seem relentless, but it seems like the platform holder has other plans. Polar opposite plans, in fact.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 12:26PM in News