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Glu Mobile CEO says Google Glass will revolutionize gaming landscape – real gamers fart in his general direction

Glu Mobile CEO says Google Glass will revolutionize gaming landscape – real gamers fart in his general direction

Ever since Google announced their infamous Google Glass project, people have been on the fence as to whether this was the next thing in personal tech mobility, or the stupidest idea since the new Coke. According to the CEO of Glu Mobile, Niccolo de Masi – Google Glass could be as important as the iPhone was and is quite possibly, “more revolutionary than evolutionary.” Speaking with VentureBeat, the CEO of the company that bills itself as “The Leader in 3D […]

Ninja Theory co-founder: Xbox One “completely the wrong direction”

Ninja Theory co-founder: Xbox One “completely the wrong direction”

Speaking at the Slush business conference in Helsinki Ninja Theory co-founder, Tameem Antoniades has insulted the current state of console gaming, criticizing AAA games and stating that mobile is the way forward. “The AAA games console model is a little bit broken. To us, success is being able to survive. But every now and then you look around at a conference and realise that there’s no-one left. That’s because of the barriers to entry at the $60 model. The platform holders control […]

Dude tests his Vita/PS4 Remote Play over a mobile LTE network, and it works

Dude tests his Vita/PS4 Remote Play over a mobile LTE network, and it works

An intrepid YouTuber has posted a video testing his Vita and PS4 running Remote Play over a mobile LTE network, and by the looks of things – it works surprisingly well. YouTube user The Phawx posted the 5:12 video after tethering his Vita to his phone, which is running on the T-Mobile LTE network in Manhattan. Just before launching the Vita, he does a quick speedtest to show he was getting about 6Mbps, but he mentions the connection seemed faster […]

Warner Bros. in negotiations for film adaptation of Temple Run

Warner Bros. in negotiations for film adaptation of Temple Run

A major motion picture adaptation of Temple Run is reported to be in the works according to information from The Hollywood Reporter. Their sources claim that Warner Bros. is currently in negotiations to adapt the Imangi Studios title into a movie and has even secured the position of Harry Potter producer David Heyman. The film’s storyline would be based on “an explorer who, having stolen an idol from a temple, is chased by demonic forces.” Released in 2011, Temple Run […]

Xbox One SmartGlass app launches on iOS, Windows and Android devices on November 22

Xbox One SmartGlass app launches on iOS, Windows and Android devices on November 22

Microsoft has confirmed their companion app for Xbox One will release on the same day as the console – November 22. In a post on the on the Xbox News page, the Xbox Wire Staff mentioned the app will be available free Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, iOS and Android devices and will launch alongside the console. The Smartglass app will allow you to perform a multitude of functions, and some gameplay seems to be enhanced with the extra screen […]

Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops shuts down one year later

Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops shuts down one year later

Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops, the Gree-developed mobile social game, will shut down a year after it’s launch, publisher Konami announced. The game include many of the series’ signature elements, like stealth and boss fights, but layered a collectible card game on top of it. It was announced during a Metal Gear Solid 25th Anniversary event, and was originally launched in Japan on Dec. 4, 2012. It was available on both iPhone and Android smartphones. The game featured moments  from Metal […]

Knack mobile puzzle game to be release alongside PS4 title

Knack mobile puzzle game to be release alongside PS4 title

Sony plans to release a mobile puzzle game based on the upcoming PlayStation 4 launch title Knack. Speaking to GamesIndustry International, Sony head of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida said the company will release the game with the console release. “We’ve totally shifted our way of thinking,” Yoshida said. “Through the companion apps, the official PlayStation app and game dedicated apps… in some cases, we’re creating small games that go with PS4 titles. We’re releasing a puzzle game themed around Knack […]

Peter Molyneux, creator of Fable says GTA V sales are “not impressive”

Peter Molyneux, creator of Fable says GTA V sales are “not impressive”

Speaking to Mobile Entertainment, Peter Molyneux has said that the Grand Theft Auto 5 sales aren’t impressive. Peter Molyneux said: “You can hardly avoid it. It [GTAV] will achieve around $1 billion in revenue on consoles in just one month. Sounds impressive doesn’t it? No. That’s not impressive.” He went on to say that mobile games reel in millions every day. “What is outstandingly impressive is the success of mobile companies like Supercell, who has released games including Hay Day and […]

Frostbite Go will power more than just BF4 commander mode, EA wants to make “real” mobile games

Frostbite Go will power more than just BF4 commander mode, EA wants to make “real” mobile games

Frostbite Go is the mobile version of Frostbite 3, and it will be making its debut later this year as it powers the Battlefield 4 commander mode. This isn’t all it’s going to be doing though because EA has plenty of plans for the future. EA Games Label EVP Patrick Soderlund told IGN in a recent interview that “there is obviously a longer term goal with Frostbite Go.” We think that we can push the boundaries on mobile as much […]

Gamescom 2013: FIFA to be free-to-play on mobile

Gamescom 2013: FIFA to be free-to-play on mobile

EA have announced that they will be bringing FIFA to mobiles in the form of free-to-play games. I should think this will be reserved for the higher-end mobiles and possibly tablets as well, not sure how well FIFA would work on a touch screen though, we’ll have to see if EA can pull it off. We will be bringing you more information about this as we get it.

Nintendo hardware’s future comes before mobile games, Satoru Iwata says

Nintendo hardware’s future comes before mobile games, Satoru Iwata says

The scores of smartphones and tablets loaded with simple games like Angry Birds seems ripe for Nintendo’s popular games to make an appearance, even thrive. Nintendo President Satoru Iwata isn’t ready to do that. “If I was to take responsibility for the company for just the next one or two years,” Iwata told CVG, “and if I was not concerned about the long-term future of Nintendo at all, it might make sense for us to provide our important franchises for […]

Games Workshop’s Chainsaw Warrior coming to PC and mobile devices this year

Games Workshop’s Chainsaw Warrior coming to PC and mobile devices this year

I’m a big Games Workshop buff, so when I heard that they’re releasing a digital version of Chainsaw Warrior I was over the moon. The game was an almost entirely random single player table top game. RockPaperShotgun spoke to Auroch Digital, the developers of the upcoming PC version. Here’s a snippet focused on difficulty: “When we spoke to Games Workshop about developing a game this was the top of my list. I loved the 80s style of the game and we’ve kept […]

Is the Oculus Rift coming to smart phones?

Is the Oculus Rift coming to smart phones?

Speaking to Edge  Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe has said that he really wants to bring the Oculus Rift to smart phones. This news comes shortly after it was revealed that he wants to release the headset for free. “I love consoles but internally we’re a lot more excited about where mobile’s going to go, and being able to plug it right into a next gen cellphone. It’s the innovation, and how fast cellphones are now improving – where we’ll […]

Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame set to release on iOS and Android later this month

Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame set to release on iOS and Android later this month

Prince of Persia fans….rejoice? Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame is set to be released later this month on Android, iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The game will cost $2.99 (£1.99) and is set to release on July 25th.  Story wise, Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame is a remake of Prince of Persia 2. The game is set after the events of Prince of Persia Classic, and includes an improved combat system. The game will […]

PlayStation Store wallet now has the option to top-up via mobile, usage guide included

PlayStation Store wallet now has the option to top-up via mobile, usage guide included

You can now top your PlayStation Store wallet up and make purchases through your mobile phone, Sony has announced. They have sent a brief guide over to the VG24/7 guys this morning explaining how it works. Sony has been working with mobile payment company Boku to create the feature for all UK mobile service providers. This allows you to make payments using your mobile by visiting the Sony Entertainment Network Account website and the PS3 version of the PlayStation Store. […]

New Price of Persia tease turns out to be a mobile game

New Price of Persia tease turns out to be a mobile game

We recently reported that a new Prince of Persia was teased on Facebook. Well, the latest is that the tease was for a mobile game. This news was shared by Kotaku’s Jason Schreier on Twitter where he Tweeted that Ubisoft revealed to the site that it’s actually a mobile game. We’re assuming that the Facebook post was related to Price of Persia: The shadow and the Flame for smartphones and tablets. This may be good news for those who are into […]

UPDATED: Halo Spartan Assault screenshots appear online, it’s a mobile game

UPDATED: Halo Spartan Assault screenshots appear online, it’s a mobile game

UPDATE: These trailers show gameplay, weapons and the story. It also tells us that it will be cross platform via cloud saves. The new screenshots and trailers were released as an official press release from Microsoft. ORIGINAL STORY: Xbox user Mighty Link posted on the Xbox forums that playing Halo 4 has triggered a trailer for Halo: Spartan Assault, He has no idea why or how. He quickly grabbed his mobile and took some screen shots, which you can find below. […]

Way of the Dogg available now

Way of the Dogg available now

Snoop Dogg’s rhythm/fighting game Way of the Dogg is now available on XBLA for 800 MS Points. ($10) To coincide with the games release, Mr. Dogg has released a gameplay trailer that shows you just what’s up in Way of the Dogg. The gameplay reminds me a lot of Elite Beat Agents, a game in which I loved. Publisher 505 Games says that Way of the Dogg will also be “coming soon” to PlayStation Network, iOS and Android. You can watch the trailer below….dawg.

CD Projekt Red sets sights on possible Witcher film and mobile game

CD Projekt Red sets sights on possible Witcher film and mobile game

This document which we found via Blue’s News was translated by a member on the official Witcher forums seems to outline what the company is planning over the upcoming years. We don’t speak Polish, so we can only really go off what the translation tells us: 2013 Open REDkit beta and further support of the modding community  Premiere of the first non-computer game set in the Witcher world (Movie?)  launch of a local branch of CD Projekt RED in the United States, focused on […]