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  • John Carmack reveals id Software mobile projects canned

    0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 3, 2012 under Featured, Mobile, PC Gaming
    Several announcements have been made at this year's Quakecon, but only one has made John Carmack sad: the canning of every id Software mobile project in favour of shifting those development teams over to Doom 4. Carmack said that it was a real shame, since he particularly likes working on mobile games, "taking that time, spending a month, a year or something working on a mobile project," Carmac... more.
  • A Quest to Revive One of the Most Influential Games of All Time

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on June 23, 2012 under Featured, Mobile, iPhone
    Kickstarter is the place where independent developers go to fulfill their dreams, through the donations of enthusiastic individuals who want to see those dreams come to life.  Here is the tale of one of those dreams. DreamQuest Games focuses on rendering old classics into games with a modern twist.  The company’s newest project is a spinoff of one of the world’s most influential games M.U... more.
  • Bridging the Gap between Hardcore and Casual Games – Can It be Done?

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on May 22, 2012 under HW News, Hardware
    Hardcore gamers vs. casual gamers, consoles vs. smart phones; controllers vs. the hands-free Kinect/Move.   A battle is ensuing, involving battles over market share, ultimately fighting for the future of gaming. Let’s take a look at the onset of this great war – While Microsoft and Sony continued on in the traditional gaming space, Nintendo went in the opposite direction with the Wii and ... more.
  • The War between Console & Mobile Gaming and the New Generation of Gamers

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on May 17, 2012 under HW News, Hardware
    Last week, KitGuru emphasized a clear shift from console-based gaming to mobile gaming.  We saw this trend echoed by Atari’s marketing initiatives in the mobile space and through app developers seeking a share of the market within the fragmented app store.  Subsequently, we were led to wonder about the future of consoles.  Will consoles become a thing of the past, or can they co-exist peacefu... more.
  • The Location-Based Gaming Phenomenon: Get Ready to Run from Your Actual Zombified Neighbors

    1 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on May 12, 2012 under Mobile, iPhone
    Ever hear of location-based gaming?  At the Mobile Gaming USA conference, I had the opportunity to meet with PerBlue – creators of the first GPS-based MMORPG for iPhones and Androids – and 2clams – creators of location-based action games. Until yesterday, I had never heard of location-based gaming, so I was blown away by content of these games – using your phone and your own two legs (... more.
  • Android – the least secure mobile OS?

    0 CommentsPosted by Max Smolaks on August 25, 2011 under Android, Featured, Mobile
    McAfee Labs, the famous anti-virus software developers, published a troubling report this week. It describes the state of affairs in software security business, and it's bad news for Android. According to the report, in the first quarter of 2011 Android became the third-most targeted platform for mobile malware. This quarter the count of new Android-specific malware moved to number one. In con... more.
  • Minecraft Pocket Edition Out Now

    0 CommentsPosted by emma on August 16, 2011 under Android, Featured, Mobile, PC News
    Hate travelling because it involves too many delays, terrible food, standing room only and, frankly, not enough Minecraft? Fans of the game can now take it with them wherever they go with the launch of the new Pocket Edition following a surprise announcement this morning. The bite-size version of the game was announced back in May, and demoed at this year’s E3, Mojang has been coy about a fir... more.
  • Le Tour de France 2011 set to debut on iOS devices

    0 CommentsPosted by Dave Mack on June 26, 2011 under Featured, Mobile, iPad, iPhone
    June 30th is the purported date of release for this new game from Extra Live. Targeting the portable iOS marketplace, this should be a winner for Tour de France fans. Cycling Gurus can create their own teams and build momentum towards the finish line, in this Official game release. Navigating real life stages and environments should provide a challenge for the experienced cyclist, as well as... more.
  • Piclings launches on iOS App Store

    0 CommentsPosted by Dave Mack on May 5, 2011 under Featured, Mobile, iPad, iPhone
    Gaming for portable devices like the iPhone and iPad is becoming increasingly popular.  PAN Vision and Fabrication Games announced today Piclings, an iOS platform game which turns photos into playable worlds. You will help your own Picling named Picazzo, navigate through environments you have helped create yourself. The game is now available from the  iTunes App Store for 99 cents. ... more.
  • New Indie developer Epic Pixel’s first release: Grow

    6 CommentsPosted by Dave Mack on May 3, 2011 under Android, Featured, Mobile
    With all the high tech graphics oriented games coming out like Crysis 2, Portal 2 and Mortal Kombat, we here at Kitguru decided to touch on something a little lighter. This is also a debut for Indie's new developer Epic Pixel, and Grow is an Android exclusive. The Epic Pixel team is comprised of two brothers,  Nick and Chris Sha, and brand new for 2011. As we can see from the trailer... more.
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