mobile gaming

Sony PSP2 Supposedly Breaks Cover, Shows Off Twin Thumbsticks

Sony PSP2 Supposedly Breaks Cover, Shows Off Twin Thumbsticks

While, traditionally, leaks of major cell phones, or smartphones, are marred by images taken by one "Mr. Blurrycam," it looks like that individual may have finally stumbled into another market. Here, supposedly, are the first images of what VG247 is calling the PSP2. And, as we can see from the images, there aren't a lot of details to be really seen, but we definitely can't deny those pair of thumbsticks there.

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Tactile+Plus Stickers Add Physical Gaming Buttons to Your iPhone

Tactile+Plus Stickers Add Physical Gaming Buttons to Your iPhone

Even if Apple has become a major name in mobile gaming, with the likes of the iPod Touch and iPhone hosting some of the most addictive casual games available on the market, there's still the gamers out there who want nothing more than to have some physical buttons to control their favorite games. The Tactile+Plus Stickers hope to alleviate that situation, and they do it in just about the easiest way we've ever seen.

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Sony PSP Go Dropping to $200 October 15th, According to Leaked Image

Sony PSP Go Dropping to $200 October 15th, According to Leaked Image

It was early September when Kaz Hirai, Sony Computer Entertainment President, blamed the pricing of the PSP Go for the abysmal sales of the device. While there were plenty of other factors in his reasoning, like the limited number of games available for download, it looks like pricing may indeed be the real reason why the PSP Go didn't take off. But, a new leak from an unnamed tipster suggests that Sony is getting ready to drop the price of the mobile gaming platform, and it could happen as soon as Friday.

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Windows Phone 7’s Best Feature is Xbox LIVE Integration, Microsoft Exec Says

Windows Phone 7’s Best Feature is Xbox LIVE Integration, Microsoft Exec Says

Matt Thompson, General Manager for developer and platform evangelism for Microsoft, spoke at the GigaOm Mobilize conference in San Francisco today, and during that speech, he provided the insight as to why he believes Microsoft's upcoming mobile Operating System, Windows Phone 7, would excel amidst the competition. That one feature, which will push them ahead of the pack, is the integration the platform has with Microsoft's Xbox LIVE service.

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Nintendo Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary DSi LL Edition System Unveiled

Nintendo Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary DSi LL Edition System Unveiled

If you hadn't heard, the Nintendo 3DS got an official release date of February 26th in Japan, and it's going to cost quite a bit. As soon as the announcement broke, revealing the price, gamers in Japan immediately began saving, even if they weren't consciously aware of it. But now, it looks like there may be something else to buy between then and now: the Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary DSi LL edition. Which means the Wii isn't getting all the anniversary love.

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Sony Seeking Out Android Developers for Mobile Gaming

Sony Seeking Out Android Developers for Mobile Gaming

It's been just over a month since we heard anything about Sony and Android. Not since that big story about Sony Ericsson building some kind of monstrous PSP Go! like phone, featuring Android 3.0 and with a main focus on mobile gaming. And more than likely, this has everything to do with that. According to a new job posting for Sony, the company is currently looking for someone with past experience in mobile gaming, as well as mobile developing as it specifically deals with Android.

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id Shows Off Rage on an iPhone 4, Running Strong at 60fps

id Shows Off Rage on an iPhone 4, Running Strong at 60fps

Despite Sony and Nintendo still claiming plenty of space in the mobile gaming market, there's a real threat from Apple. No, not by the Cupertino-based company directly (outside of manufacturing the device, of course), but from the video game developers out there who are mad geniuses enough to do things like id Software's John Carmack has done. Through some kind of incantation of Black Magick, he has squeeezed id's Rage title onto the iPhone 4, and it's running at 60fps.

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Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Will Play Xbox LIVE Arcade Games

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Will Play Xbox LIVE Arcade Games

It feels like it's been forever since Microsoft announced Windows Phone 7. And, despite the fact the details came afterward, it almost feels longer since we actually heard any details about one of the future mobile Operating System's coolest features: Xbox LIVE support. We know it goes beyond just having your Xbox LIVE profile/avatar, and we know the XNA framework will make it easy for developers to integrate features from the console to the handset, but apparently Microsoft is going for the throat on this one.

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