mobile gaming

Borderlands Legends confirmed, out for iOS on October 31

Borderlands Legends confirmed, out for iOS on October 31

Yesterday, we heard a rumor that claimed Gearbox was getting ready to launch a new Borderlands mobile game. It didn't take long for the studio to confirm it, as today it announced that this new game - dubbed Borderlands Legends - will be available for iOS devices on Halloween. As you might expect from a mobile game, Borderlands Legends marks a pretty radical departure from the Borderlands titles we know and love.

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Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour trailer revealed for iPhone, iPad and Android

Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour trailer revealed for iPhone, iPad and Android

Gameloft is certainly no stranger to the high-end mobile gaming scene. They've been releasing some of the top games for Android and iOS for a long time and today they've just issued a teaser for what could be their best game yet. The popular Modern Combat series is getting its 4th iteration, and the graphics look so good we're amazed this is for a mobile device. Lets take a peek!

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JXD S602 Android gaming device looks awfully familiar

JXD S602 Android gaming device looks awfully familiar

Allow us to introduce you to the JXD S602. It's a new Android gaming device that comes running Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box, and it's pretty inexpensive too. It also sports a look that's quite similar to the PlayStation Portable, which is nothing new - we've seen plenty of devices that attempt to "recreate" the look and feel of Sony's last-generation handheld, so it isn't surprising to see another one arrive on the scene

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Angry Birds sequel ‘Bad Piggies’ launching September 27th

Angry Birds sequel ‘Bad Piggies’ launching September 27th

Those Angry Birds from the popular developers Rovio Mobile have achieved some serious levels of flight. Being able to fly and fling above most games in the mobile market and be one of the most popular games to date. Today however we are finally learning more about the sequel. Yes all those piggies we've been beating up on are the star of the new game.

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‘Vote!!! the Game’ lets you beat up presidential candidates

‘Vote!!! the Game’ lets you beat up presidential candidates

Infinity Blade developer Chair Entertainment has a new game it would like you to check out, but this one is quite a bit different than the games we're used to seeing from Chair. Dubbed Vote!!! the Game, this new iOS title allows players to assume the role of their preferred presidential candidate and the proceed to beat the tar out of their opponent. The presidency apparently won't be determined by who is the better orator, but rather by who is more skilled with an ice cream cone or a rubber chicken.

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PopCap co-founder confirms round of layoffs

PopCap co-founder confirms round of layoffs

Sad news for a number of folks working at PopCap today, as studio co-founder John Vechey has announced a round of North American layoffs. The bad news doesn't stop there either, as Vechey also says that the studio is being forced to "evaluate the future of our PopCap office in Dublin, Ireland." There seems to be a chance of the Dublin offices shutting down entirely, which only makes the news go from bad to worse.

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Electronic Arts planning to release games for Windows Phone 8

Electronic Arts planning to release games for Windows Phone 8

Electronic Arts has revealed that it is in talks with Microsoft to bring mobile games to Windows Phone 8. The new mobile OS is scheduled to launch later this year, and Electronic Arts apparently wants to have a presence when it does. This is something of a surprise, considering that Microsoft has struggled to gain an significant audience with its mobile efforts so far.

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Angry Birds Seasons getting a new pink-feathered character

Angry Birds Seasons getting a new pink-feathered character

Rovio has introduced a new character for Angry Birds Seasons, a pink-feathered fowl who apparently likes to blow bubbles. This new bird, named simply "Pink Bird," will be debuting in a new update for the immensely popular game. Alas, we don't know when the update is scheduled to land, but with Rovio giving the update the title of "Back to School," it seems it should be arriving before long.

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Gameloft reveals Wild Blood, drops first teaser trailer

Gameloft reveals Wild Blood, drops first teaser trailer

Last week, Gameloft began teasing its first game made with the Unreal Engine by releasing a single image. At the time we tried our best to guess what it was, and after making us wait a week, Gameloft has finally revealed the title. Its name is Wild Blood, and today we were given a brief look at it in a new teaser trailer.

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Zynga COO John Schappert resigns after losing duties

Zynga COO John Schappert resigns after losing duties

Zynga has lost one of its biggest players, as it announced that COO John Schappert has resigned. In a statement sent to Fortune, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus confirmed that Schappert had left the company and its board of directors "effective immediately." He didn't say why Schappert had left the company, but it sounds like a rather abrupt departure.

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Dead Trigger hits 1 million iOS downloads after free-to-play switch

Dead Trigger hits 1 million iOS downloads after free-to-play switch

Earlier this week, Madfinger made its mobile FPS Dead Trigger free-to-play on the iOS App Store. That iOS transition came after and earlier switch to free-to-play on Android, with Madfinger saying that the piracy rate on Android was just too great. It seems that piracy was driving the decision to go free-to-play on iOS as well, but whatever the reason, the switch appears to have worked: Dead Trigger has hit 1 million downloads on iOS, just a few days after going free-to-play.

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Gameloft teases its first Unreal game with a bloody image

Gameloft teases its first Unreal game with a bloody image

Gameloft has started teasing its first game made with the Unreal engine, and it looks like it's going to be big. We don't have much to go on at the moment - only a single image and the knowledge that this will be made with the Unreal engine - but we're tempted to think that it's something along the lines of Infinity Blade. Of course, the picture below is open to interpretation at the moment, but Gameloft says it has hidden a hint within the image. Have a look and see if you can spot it:

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