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 1:35pm3/17/15 1:35pm

Final Fantasy Tactics S Looks Nifty, But Looks Can Be Deceiving

The design. The music. The turn-based RPG action. This trailer tells us that Tactics S has got everything its big (ie. non-mobile) brothers do, and social features. Then again, we know how All the Bravest turned out. Best be careful. Tactics S is out now for iOS/Android in Japan, with no word of a western release. »5/28/13 6:20am5/28/13 6:20am

Transformers Legends Is Now On iOS. Here's How to Play It.

The Android release of Transformers Legends went a long way towards helping me accept the mobile collectible card game genre, easing me into the experience with familiar characters and themes. Now the free game is out on the iPad and iPhone, giving the Apple side of mobile gaming a chance to collect and battle iconic… »4/25/13 8:30am4/25/13 8:30am

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 11:30am1/15/13 11:30am