All the smartphone games DeNA says it’s currently creating with Nintendo will be free to download, reports the Wall Street Journal. Know what that sounds like? Micro-transactions, that’s what it sounds like. Don’t expect all Nintendo smartphone games to be free downloads, however.
Nintendo is officially making mobile games. While we wait to see what fruit the company's partnership with DeNA will bear, our readers imagine exciting new ways to play and pay for Nintendo games on their phones and tablets. Maybe it won't be all that bad?
Nintendo is making mobile games. There will be Nintendo games on our phones and tablets. Wow. While the news is exciting, it's hard to push aside our worst free-to-play gaming fears. So let's embrace them. How bad can a mobile Nintendo get?
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.
Forming a team of four Transformers characters from throughout franchise history and participating in online turn-based battles? Transformers: Battle Tactics had me written all over it. Then I dropped $20 on... well, nothing much.
Oh my god, look at their giant heads. They're so huge! This is what classic Transformers characters will look like in Transformers: Battle Tactics, a turn-based tactical combat game coming soon to iOS and Android devices.
Recently, the above GIF has been appearing on numerous Japanese sites. Commenters have been criticizing the woman based only on this animated image. But what's going on? Time to delve deeper.
There's just something about a summer blockbuster the gets the blood pumping and the brain craving more, even if it's just more crap. Well, if it's more Transformers: Age of Extinction crap you're looking for, Activision and Mobage have you covered.
From DeNA, the folks behind the Transformers: Legends mobile card game, comes Transformers: Age of Extinction, a combat runner based on the fourth film in a series I'm getting tired of complaining about.
Toei Animation, the Japanese animation powerhouse behind some of our (and hopefully your) favourite animations, has started to investigate and send out cease and desist notices to Chinese companies for copyright infringement.
Free-to-play mobile card collecting game Transformers Legends has been slowly slogging through early Transformers history for what seems like ages. Now they're getting to the good stuff in the next update — Beast Wars.
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…
Today marks the launch of the "All Hail Galvatron" event in Transformers Legends, slipping the free-to-play iOS and Android card game a little 80s animated movie continuity. The highlight of the event is the debut of Rodimus Prime, the little jerkwad who got Optimus Prime killed. I hope he gets eaten by Sharkticons.
Has there really never been an official Dungeons & Dragons mobile game? No? Well then I am sure it pleases Dungeons & Dragons: Arena of War to be the first. It's coming soon to Android and iOS, and I'm not telling you where from because it'll only make some of you angry.
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…
In December, former Battlefield developer Ben Cousins revealed The Drowning, an ambitious first-person shooter aimed at both hardcore shooter fans and casual players alike. The game's simple two button control scheme is key to bridging the audience gap, and now we get to see how it works.
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…