Mobile phone games archive

  • Twitch adding streaming for mobile games 'soon'
    Gaming

    Twitch adding streaming for mobile games 'soon'

    By 5 March 2014

    Gaming community Twitch announced live broadcasting and game capture for mobile games, as it moves past the console and PC.  The company will soon release a mobile SDK game developers can put in their iOS and Android games, and it will enable gamers...

  • Disney Infinity takes collectibles on-screen, available in June for consoles and mobile
    Gaming

    Disney Infinity takes collectibles on-screen, available in June for consoles and mobile

    By 15 January 2013

    Disney Interactive has unveiled a new game, dubbed Disney Infinity, which takes popular characters from Disney and Pixar and "integrates collectible character figures that come to life in the game". On sale this June for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, Wii U, mobile...

  • Hands on with Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone 7
    Gaming

    Hands on with Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone 7

    By 17 August 2010

    As you may have read on Pocket-lint, Microsoft has detailed the games that will be hitting the Windows Xbox LIVE platform upon its launch. And we have now had our hands on some of the titles over at Xbox's pre-Gamescom event in Cologne.  First impressions...

  • Windows Phone 7 titles get their game on at Gamescom
    Gaming

    Windows Phone 7 titles get their game on at Gamescom

    By 17 August 2010

    Microsoft has detailed which games will be heading to Windows Phone 7 for launch, setting the phones up to be a must have for gamers. Announcing the news ahead of Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, the first wave of Xbox LIVE games launching on Windows Phone...

  • APP OF THE DAY - Gyrotate (iPhone, iPod touch)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY - Gyrotate (iPhone, iPod touch)

    By 8 June 2010

    It's 6pm game fans and it's a return to App Of The Day here on Pocket-lint.com - after a brief absence yesterday due to the iPhone 4 announcements. Darn you, Steve Jobbies. Today we're going to look at something puzzling. Let's face it, everyone loves...

  • Football Manager Handheld 2010 for iPhone review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Football Manager Handheld 2010 for iPhone review

    By 13 April 2010

    Football Manager Handheld 2010 has landed in the iPhone and iPod touch, having previously been a regular fixture on the PSP. The important distinction to make here is that word Handheld: it doesn’t have the depth that the desktop version does and has...

  • Football Manager Handheld 2010 coming to iPhone and iPod touch
    Gaming

    Football Manager Handheld 2010 coming to iPhone and iPod touch

    By 12 April 2010

    Football Manager Handheld 2010 is making its way to the iPhone and the iPod touch, with the official announcement from Sega expected tomorrow. If you are a fan of football management sims, but don't want to spend your evening perched in front of the computer,...

  • VIDEO: Microsoft demos cross-platform game switching
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Microsoft demos cross-platform game switching

    By 8 March 2010

    At Microsoft's TechEd Middle East conference, the company has showed off a game that can leap between Windows 7, Windows Phone 7 and on the Xbox 360 without losing your progress. Developed in Visual studio, the 2D platformer shares 90% of its code between...

  • VIDEO: Nokia N900 gets 3D games, Firefox demo
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Nokia N900 gets 3D games, Firefox demo

    By 16 February 2010

    Nokia has demoed some coming soon games, and the already-released mobile version of Firefox on its N900 device out at the Mobile World Congress event. The 3D games, shown by Jussi Makinen, marketing manager for Maemo for Nokia, comprise of 3D rollercoaster...

  • PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies hits the iPhone and iPod touch
    Gaming

    PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies hits the iPhone and iPod touch

    By 15 February 2010

    PopCap has just announced the launch of its hit game Plants vs. Zombies for the iPhone and iPod touch. The game is said to be faithful to the original design of PC and Mac versions, but with some specific adaptations, which includes special features and...

  • Animal from the Muppets stars in new iPhone app
    Gaming

    Animal from the Muppets stars in new iPhone app

    By 18 December 2009

    The Muppets are hot stuff in the viral world at the moment thanks to the success of their take on Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody that was a surprise video hit. Capitalising on that success, Disney has released an iPhone app that features Animal, the drummer...

  • You Booze, You Looze iPhone app launches
    Gaming

    You Booze, You Looze iPhone app launches

    By 1 December 2009

    A new iPhone app has launched that offers a "fun approach" to getting people to consider just how much booze they are sloshing down their gullets at this time of year. As the title would suggest "You Booze, You Looze" warns of the health and wealth dangers...

  • VIDEO: Simon's Cat gets iPhone app
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Simon's Cat gets iPhone app

    By 1 December 2009

    Thanks to a collaboration with usTwo, Simon's Cat has got its very own iPhone app called "Purrfect Pitch". "Purrfect Pitch is a creative musical app and a game. The creative mode allows you to compose your own tunes, save them, and then watch as Simon's...

  • Gameloft: iPhone game sales 400 times that of Android
    Gaming

    Gameloft: iPhone game sales 400 times that of Android

    By 23 November 2009

    A mobile phone gaming company has delivered a blow to the Android platform - in PR terms at the very least - by unfavourably comparing it to Apple's rival offering and revealing it is to cut funding for its Android products. A senior executive from the...

  • 3D gaming coming to a BlackBerry near you
    Gaming

    3D gaming coming to a BlackBerry near you

    By 9 November 2009

    RIM, the maker of the BlackBerry handsets, is hoping to appeal to gamers in the future with an announcement that it will be supporting the OpenGL ES technology in its handsets. The news, which was announced at the company's developer conference in San...

  • Nokia to axe N-Gage
    Phones

    Nokia to axe N-Gage

    By 30 October 2009

    Nokia has revealed that it is to close the doors on its N-Gage platform next year, in favour of offering all its gaming through its Ovi Store content portal. Nokia's N-Gage launched as hardware back in 2003 with a "taco-shaped" gaming phone, which although...

  • Samsung and Handmark offer $250k for games for next-gen phones
    Gaming

    Samsung and Handmark offer $250k for games for next-gen phones

    By 28 October 2009

    Samsung and Handmark, a mobile apps and service company, have announced the launch of a new Global Venture Fund to invest in companies or individuals with "innovative, market-changing game ideas for next generation Samsung mobile phones". Unlike rival...

  • EA Rock Band for iPhone - First Look review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    EA Rock Band for iPhone - First Look review

    By 15 October 2009

    EA's Rock Band has been rocking the gaming world with its four player band action on the PS3 and Xbox 360 for some time now. EA is clearly hoping that success will translate to a mobile phone version available on the iPhone and iPod touch with the launch...

  • Command and Conquer Red Alert for iPhone
    Gaming

    Command and Conquer Red Alert for iPhone

    By 15 October 2009

    Remember Command and Conquer Red Alert back from your gaming heydays of the mid 90s? Thought you did and that is clearly what  EA are hoping for, with the launch of an iPhone edition in the next couple of weeks. Of course Pocket-lint was there to grab...

  • EA iPhone 3GS optimised games inbound
    Gaming

    EA iPhone 3GS optimised games inbound

    By 15 October 2009

    EA has said that where relevant it will include graphical optimisation for the iPhone 3GS in its games for the phone platform. The news comes as the company is gearing up to release a number of games in the next couple of weeks including NBA Live, which...

  • VIDEO: Android Market gets a make-over
    Phones

    VIDEO: Android Market gets a make-over

    By 4 September 2009

    The Android Market will be getting a minor but significant face-lift on the launch of the 1.6 version of Google's mobile OS. When browsing through the app store, users will now be able to see promotional icons by each app and descriptions that give a...

  • Fighting Fantasy books coming to iPhone
    Gaming

    Fighting Fantasy books coming to iPhone

    By 28 August 2009

    The Fighting Fantasy range of gamebooks, which were an introduction to the world of fantasy for thousands of kids in the 80s and 90s, are coming to the iPhone. The founder of the series, Ian Livingstone, confirmed earlier in the month that they'd be arriving...

  • Revolution Software announces digital division for handhelds
    Gaming

    Revolution Software announces digital division for handhelds

    By 31 July 2009

    UK games developer Revolution Software has announced it is to open a new division to offer games as digital downloads for the current crop of popular handheld devices. "Revolution Pocket" will produce both original and "classic" titles for the iPhone,...

  • VIDEO: Barclaycard Waterslide iPhone game sees 3 million downloads
    Phones

    VIDEO: Barclaycard Waterslide iPhone game sees 3 million downloads

    By 30 July 2009

    In what's clearly a lesson of how to get it right as far as apps that advertise go, Barclaycard's "waterslide" iPhone game has seen 3 million downloads in just 13 days. The app, that supports Barclaycard's current ad that sees an office worker sliding...

  • iPhone GameBone Pro introduced by 22Moo
    Gaming

    iPhone GameBone Pro introduced by 22Moo

    By 23 June 2009

    If you're a big iPhone gamer, you'll surely be at least a little irritated by the touchscreen controls on some of the more arcade-y titles. Well, 22Moo has the solution. The GameBone Pro. It has produced a bone-shaped Bluetooth control pad for the handheld,...