You Might Not Like The Company Making Mobile Games With Nintendo

This morning Nintendo announced a partnership with Japanese company DeNA to produce games using Nintendo properties on mobile platforms. As the owner of mobile platform Mobage, DeNA is one of the most powerful names in mobile gaming, but the sort of games it’s known for won’t make traditional console gamers happy. » 3/17/15 1:35pm 3/17/15 1:35pm

There'd Be No Fictional Independence Without G.I. Joe

He fights for freedom wherever there's trouble, G.I. Joe is here, on iOS and soon Android devices. Without the support of this top secret fighting force, multiple fictional universes would have been crushed under Cobra's fashionable heels, so I celebrate our U.S. Independence Day by playing a game released by a… » 7/04/13 2:00pm 7/04/13 2:00pm

G.I. Joe Battleground Prepares To Deploy Ultimate Fan Service

When the folks at DeNA asked me if I wanted to talk to the producer of a new G.I. Joe game coming to IOS and Android, I had one question: "Real American Hero G.I. Joe, or movie Joe?" Obviously they answered correctly. Extending the partnership with Hasbro that brought us Transformers Legends, DeNA's G.I. Joe… » 5/23/13 12:30pm 5/23/13 12:30pm

Sweet Pixel Graphics Can't Save This Game from Collectible Card Banality

It takes something special to get me invested in one of the wave of mobile collectible card games seeking to ride on the overwhelming success of Rage of Bahamut—it took Transformers to get me to appreciate the appeal of the genre. With its eye-catching pixelated style, DeNA's D.O.T. Defenders of Texel threatened to be… » 1/15/13 11:30am 1/15/13 11:30am