Are Mobile Gamers Spoiled by Low Prices and Throw Away Content?
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Are Mobile Gamers Spoiled by Low Prices and Throw Away Content?

In today’s mobile gaming market there seems to be a rift growing within the gaming community between gamers that want games to stay as close to free as possible and game publishers wanting to make as much money as possible off of their hard work. Many would argue this rift has been there since the ... Read More»
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Wanderer:War Song Released on iOS (Unreal Engine 3 Powered RPG)
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Wanderer:War Song Released on iOS (Unreal Engine 3 Powered RPG)

Unreal Engine in general was an engine, that when first announced, I was for sure was not going to go anywhere. Rumored high licensing costs, unique approach to game development and being the new kid on the block (Epic was still pretty new at this point) all added up to a planned failure as far ... Read More»
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New Ultima Game Coming to iOS (Android Eventually, Hopefully)
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New Ultima Game Coming to iOS (Android Eventually, Hopefully)

Ultima, the game series that started the legacy of Sir Richard Garriott in gaming on older computers such as the Apple IIe and eventually Commodore and IBM computers (and even a few consoles) is now coming to the iOS platform soon. Playing more like the Ultima Online games rather than the original single player games, ... Read More»
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Real Racing 3 dev cites “relatively low” interest in real-time mobile multiplayer
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Real Racing 3 dev cites “relatively low” interest in real-time mobile multiplayer

Playing with friends in real-time is just too much work on mobile platforms, according to Real Racing 3 associate producer Michael De Graaf. “We’ve always seen a relatively low number of people actually playing the real-time multiplayer [in our previous mobile games],” De Graaf told Pocket Gamer. “And that’s likely just because it’s a lot ... Read More»
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Kwalee renames puzzler Pussy Flip
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Kwalee renames puzzler Pussy Flip

Kwalee, the independent mobile gaming studio headed up by Codemasters co-founder David Darling, has decided to change the name of its facepalm-inducing puzzler Pussy Flip. The iOS game is now known as Flip the Cats, which is much more sensible. MCV reports that the studio feels the new name “will work better in global markets ... Read More»
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DanceDanceRevolution: Dance Wars on iOS now, watch the trailer here
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DanceDanceRevolution: Dance Wars on iOS now, watch the trailer here

Ready to grind your fingers down to bloody nubs? DanceDanceRevolution: Dance Wars released on February 14th on iOS. We missed the initial release, but Konami has now published a launch trailer and screens for the screen-tapping lark. You can pick up the game for free on a variety of iOS devices here. Thanks to Family ... Read More»
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You’re a Bank out now on Android, iOS
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You’re a Bank out now on Android, iOS

You’re a Bank is a simulation in the spirit of tycoon games like Sim City, according to developer Sergio Garces. Out now on Google Play and the App Store for $1 or regional equivalent, You’re a Bank is designed to be accessible and fun while still involving the acquisition and application of real-world skills and ... Read More»
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Journey Dev Jenova Chen Gives His Thoughts on Thatgamecompany Going Mobile
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Journey Dev Jenova Chen Gives His Thoughts on Thatgamecompany Going Mobile

Jenova Chen is widely known as the head behind thatgamecompany, the studio that brought us the gripping Journey. Speaking to GamesIndustry International, the creative director shared his thoughts on the gaming market, stating that he would like to make a ... Read More»
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Spellwood Review by Gaming on Batteries
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Spellwood Review by Gaming on Batteries

If you are a little confused as to what exactly Spellwood is based on the pictures, it is a type of “Battle Scrabble”. Sega has mixed up Scrabble elements (the board, letters on tiles, points for spelling accepted words and multipliers randomly placed on the board) and Street Fighter II basics such as varying power ... Read More»
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He-Man on iOS Review by Gaming on Batteries
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He-Man on iOS Review by Gaming on Batteries

Much like the fan service that we saw with the Transformers G1: Awakening title (reviewed in issue #1 of Gaming on Batteries Magazine), He-Man is a ton of fan service with a few hiccups that can be forgiven since they don’t break the game in any way. First up, the characters look like their cartoon ... Read More»
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EA To Release Freemium Mobile Game Tetris Blitz
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EA To Release Freemium Mobile Game Tetris Blitz

Gamesta.com gets news from EA on their plans to revive the Tetris franchise a bit. A new and free-to-play version will soon be available on mobile devices for both Android and i... Read More»
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Infinity Blade free for a week
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Infinity Blade free for a week

Infinity Blade has been chosen as the App Store’s App of the Week, and as such, will be free up to and including February 21. Go get it. The Chair Entertainment effort was built on a special version of the Unreal Engine, and even a few years on from its December 2010 release is among ... Read More»
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Telltale’s Fables Game Still in the Works, Will be Rebranded
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Telltale’s Fables Game Still in the Works, Will be Rebranded

While speaking to IGN during DICE 2013,The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games CEO and co-founder Dan Connors reiterated that their Fables game was still under development, but that it would be rebranded. “We’re based on the property, but we’ll have a new name,” Connors told IGN. “We haven’t announced it yet. We’re still hammering it out. ... Read More»
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Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar trailer shows ARPG-like combat
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Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar trailer shows ARPG-like combat

Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar is BioWare Mythic and EA Mobile’s tribute to the classic RPG Ultima IV. It’s still not clear whether it’s a sequel, a re-imagining, or an altogether different beast, but now we know what it looks like in action. Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar is headed to iOS, but ... Read More»
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Hackycat: Ken Wong’s cat-kicking sim
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Hackycat: Ken Wong’s cat-kicking sim

If you need something to brighten your day, Ken Wong’s Hackycat may be the best Valentine’s Day present you could give or receive. I grew up in the same city as Ken Wong (I took advantage of an interview opportunity to ask him which school he went to, something everyone from Adelaide is obsessed with), ... Read More»
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