mobile gaming

Oculus Rift smartphone support may be on the way

Oculus Rift smartphone support may be on the way

A fews days after discussing possible price points and business models for the Oculus Rift, the company is now thinking about what devices that the VR headset will integrate with besides PCs. CEO Brendan Iribe sees the Oculus Rift has working perfectly with smartphones, and he also noted that the headset would release at some point next year, most likely.

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Angry Birds Star Wars II arriving in September with Telepods interactive figurines

Angry Birds Star Wars II arriving in September with Telepods interactive figurines

Last week, we reported on a new Angry Birds teaser from Rovio that briefly discussed a "brand new" Star Wars game that looked to take on the prequels of the film's saga. Today, Rovio has released a teaser trailer that gives us a glimpse at what to expect in the game, which is set for release on September 19.

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Angry Birds updates with new game mode and 15 new levels

Angry Birds updates with new game mode and 15 new levels

Rovio has outed a big update for its popular Angry Birds title. One of the most-downloaded games of all time now has a new gameplay mode, 15 new levels, and even 73 new "pig contraptions" taken straight from Rovio's spinoff game Bad Piggies. If you've been finding yourself getting bored lately with the bird-flinging game, this could renew the lasting appeal for you.

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Codemasters has more mobile games in pipeline after Colin McRae Rally release

Codemasters has more mobile games in pipeline after Colin McRae Rally release

The developer behind the popular racing series such as GRID, F1, and DiRT released their second-ever mobile game yesterday, called Colin McRae Rally, which is based on the original title that was released some 15 years ago. Codemasters’ Vice President of digital business Gary Rowe says that gamers should expect a few more games from the developing studio in the future.

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Colin McRae Rally heads to iOS 15 years after initial arrival

Colin McRae Rally heads to iOS 15 years after initial arrival

The classic rally racing game Colin McRae Rally hit iOS today, which marks the second mobile game released by Codemasters. The game features the original cars and tracks from the 1998 hit, and Codemasters says that the game has been "re-imagined" for mobile, hitting iOS as a full game that compliments the original title that came out over 15 years ago.

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Angry Birds Go teased as racing-themed title for summer

Angry Birds Go teased as racing-themed title for summer

Angry Birds is making a return yet again, but probably not in the same fashion as the past few times. Developer Rovio has teased what they're calling Angry Birds Go!, and new title that we should be hearing more about later this summer. It looks to be a racing game of some kind, but Rovio has been short on details for the time being.

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Asphalt 8: Airborne official: new maps, physics and weather effects

Asphalt 8: Airborne official: new maps, physics and weather effects

We've been waiting for a new Asphalt game to hit Android for a while now. Not to say that we were getting sick of Asphalt 7, but we sort of knew that Gameloft would eventually succumb to making yet another installment to the Asphalt racing series. As expected, Asphalt 8: Airborne includes new maps, a new physics engine, and all-new weather effects to challenge your driving expertise.

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Modern Combat 5 teased, more details coming at E3

Modern Combat 5 teased, more details coming at E3

Did you think Gameloft would stop at Modern Combat 4? Of course not, and that's why they've given us a little teaser of Modern Combat 5. It's the AAA title for mobile platforms and it rivals the graphics of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, almost to the point where it's unbelievable. However, Gameloft has released a one-minute trailer that should whet your appetite.

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Angry Birds movie set for 2016 debut by Sony

Angry Birds movie set for 2016 debut by Sony

We've heard about the Angry Birds movie before, but Rovio has just announced today that the film will be released on July 1, 2016 and will be distributed by Sony, which will be available worldwide. Rovio says that "several major studios pursued the global film rights" to the movie, but Sony ended up being the winner.

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Zynga’s Running with Friends has you bolting off for dear life

Zynga’s Running with Friends has you bolting off for dear life

While Zynga is continuing to go through a little bit of a rough patch financially, the studio continues to deliver with new games, the latest one being Running with Friends, which is yet another installment to the company's popular line of "with Friends" titles, only this time you compete with your friends to avoid a stampede of raging bulls.

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Rovio Account is your cross-platform solution to Angry Birds

Rovio Account is your cross-platform solution to Angry Birds

The one caveat to mobile gaming is that a lot of smartphone games don't come with the ability to save your progress across multiple devices, leaving gamers to start over on a game if they end up buying a new tablet. However, Rovio looks to solve that issue in Angry Birds with a new feature called Account.

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Angry Birds Friends puts a social spin on Rovio’s popular game

Angry Birds Friends puts a social spin on Rovio’s popular game

As promised nearly a month ago, Rovio has launched a spin-off of its popular Angry Birds game called Angry Birds Friends, which puts a social spin to the bird-flinging game. The game integrates with Facebook so that you can challenge your friends to see who can get the highest score possible on each level.

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