If you love collecting virtual cats and you have Android Nougat, you’re in luck: Google dropped a cat-collecting easter egg called Android Neko into the latest version of Android, and while it’s not nearly as fun as Neko Atsume, you do get to collect cats by putting out treats.
Augmented reality games like the newly-released Pokémon Go and old-favorite Ingress, aren’t your typical mobile games. They chew through your battery—and data plan—partially because they constantly track your location via GPS. These tips will help you slow the drain, stay charged, and keep comfortable while you play.
The first thing I noticed after initially booting up Pokémon Go was that 70% of the landmarks near me were churches. Considering that I’m not a religious person, this has proven to be kiiiind of awkward. I am not alone in feeling this way.
As of today, July 1, all mobile games must be pre-approved by the Chinese government at least 20 days before they’re released. It’s part of sweeping new regulations to curb when, what, and how media is distributed in China.
Kim Kardashian: Hollywood can often be found on the charts for popular mobile games. That is to say: it’s likely making a lot of money.
It’s not easy to make money running a video game website. In June 2015, popular mobile outlet TouchArcade said it was having cash problems and asked for help, and lots of people did—including mobile developers. But recently, following a mixed game review, one developer decided to pull their funding.
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Right now, the top game on the App Store stars none other than Felix Kjellberg. I took the game for a spin, and here’s what I found.
Developers can’t always stop piracy. But they can try to have fun with it, at least.
Being in charge of an entire vault is not easy: you have to manage your population, fend off attackers, and you have to take the time to explore the wasteland. It’s a lot to juggle! But I’m here to help.
Look, it’s one thing to hurt yourself playing Rock Band. But when you end up in medical journals for an injury sustained playing Candy Crush Saga, maybe it’s time to take a step back and assess your video gaming habits.
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?
Nintendo will be making mobile games in the future, but we don't know much about their plans yet. TIME spoke with Satoru Iwata, Reggie Files-Aime, and Shigeru Miyamoto for a tiny bit of insight into their plans.
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.
In other words, you ride a chopper, light a smoke, hold a gun to someone's head and get beat in the face with a pipe. All in first person!
New research from the Entertainment Software Association suggests that a third of all adults and teens in the United States play mobile games. More than 20% of them said they'd never played a game before, or had stopped some time ago. The fact that mobile games have been attracting new folks has been suspected for a…
Back in the 1980's and early 1990's, before internet streaming and before anime, Chinese youth had a different form of animated hero; they had The Black Cat Detective. And now, he will be reborn in a new mobile game.
A couple of weeks ago, I called up my 15-year-old sister. I wanted to ask her about a certain celebrity.
Good rivalries—the kind that get you really riled up—are hard to come by. We haven't very many good rivalries in a video game since Pokémon Red, in my opinion. But as much as people hate Gary Oak, he's got nothing your rival in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.