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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. The freshly revealed Galaxy Round certainly boasts an eye-catching USP – 5.7-inch OLED its screen is curved. Inside is 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage and a 2.3GHz quad …

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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. As well as being the gateway for ‘second screen’ gameplay options available with certain PS4 titles, it will also allow users to communicate with folk on their PSN Friends list and remotely activate downloads. …

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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. Players will be able to play the full game from start to finish using only their Apple or Android smartphone and the free Beyond Touch app. "It connects to the console via Wi-Fi, …

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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 Google’s Android operating system. These are games built specifically for tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. Vast install bases, open …

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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. The likes of EA and Activison are bringing their triple-A franchises to the small screen to compete in the most populated games marketplace. Activision’s Call …

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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. "For the first time ever fans of Doctor Who will be able to interact with fifty years of beloved adventures, allies and enemies,” the proposal reads. Travel backwards through the …

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

A new free-to-play title from Codemasters has been released on iTunes. It’s called Boom! Tanks and features a range of iconic classic and contemporary tanks including the American M1 Abrams, Russian T-80U and British Challenger”. There are lots of personalisation options and of course an in-game currency that is used …

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Despicable Me: Minion Rush hits 100m smartphone downloads

And to think you thought the movie game tie-in as dead! Gameloft has announced that Despicable Me: Minion Rush, its iOS and Android game tie-in with recent movie release Despicable Me 2, has been downloaded over 100 million times in under three months. We’ve been lucky to work with such …

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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. It’s called Call of Duty: Strike Team and it’s available on iOS right now for 4.99. Despite the premium price point, the 1.32GB game does include in-app-purchases, which according to The Guardian, range in …

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