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The Walking Dead: Our World AR game now available on Android and iOS

The Walking Dead: Our World AR game now available on Android and iOS

Last year, AMC and Next Games unveiled an augmented reality mobile game based on hit TV show The Walking Dead. In the teaser trailer revealed at the time, we were introduced to a game where zombies are brought into the real world, as well as weapons used to combat them and iconic characters from the series. Nearly a year has passed since that unveiling and the game, Our World, is finally available to download.

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Google vs PlayStation, Xbox: what it needs to win in gaming

Google vs PlayStation, Xbox: what it needs to win in gaming

Google has a presence in almost every aspect of our digital lives, from Internet services to smartphones to digital content distribution to connected homes. But one thing it has not yet fully sunk its teeth into is gaming. Yes, Android has mobile games but, so far, Google has been rather detached from them. Rumors, however, are now starting to flow about a Google gaming platform that will boldly take on the likes of Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. But whether it’s game streaming or not, Google will probably need to take these factors into account to avoid producing another Ouya.

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Pokemon Quest released on iPhone and Android: Here’s the trailer

Pokemon Quest released on iPhone and Android: Here’s the trailer

Shortly before E3 2018 kicked off, Nintendo announced a handful of new Pokemon games. One of those games was Pokemon Quest, a free-to-play title that launched first on Nintendo Switch with the promise of iOS and Android versions to follow. The wait for you mobile gamers is over, as Pokemon Quest is getting its iOS and Android release today.

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Pokémon Quest pre-registration hits Android, iOS: launch date revealed

Pokémon Quest pre-registration hits Android, iOS: launch date revealed

A new Pokemon game was launched for Nintendo Switch in the recent past, and it's called Pokemon Quest. This game is packed with blocky elements and pastel colors, offering a chill take on the long-running franchise. We've known for a short while that the game would also be released for mobile devices, and today The Pokemon Company gave an update on that plan.

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The Elder Scrolls: Blades is an ambitious mobile game that goes beyond mobile

The Elder Scrolls: Blades is an ambitious mobile game that goes beyond mobile

Mobile gaming is crazy big these days. Just look at the number of companies scrambling to make the perfect gaming phone. But the mobile gaming experience isn’t always what it cracked up to be, save for a few standout titles. Naturally, big gaming studios like Bethesda wants in on that market, and, so far, its free-to-play Fallout Shelter has been rather successful. But at E3 2018, famed game designer Todd Howard dropped a bombshell of a reveal. They’re making a new mobile game, The Elder Scrolls: Blades, and it’s not going to be like any mobile game you’ve seen.

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Microsoft just announced three new Gears of War games

Microsoft just announced three new Gears of War games

If you went into Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference expecting Gears of War reveals, you certainly got them. Microsoft revealed a trio of new Gears of War titles today, including Gears 5. The other two games are going to provide interesting takes on the long-running franchise, especially if you happen to like collecting Funko Pop figures.

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ASUS ROG Phone pulls out all the stops for Android gaming

ASUS ROG Phone pulls out all the stops for Android gaming

We've seen manufacturers announce a number of Android gaming phones recently, and now ASUS Republic of Gamers has decided to throw its hat into the ring. Today the company officially unveiled the ASUS ROG Phone at Computex 2018, and it seems like a pretty beastly device. In fact, it might even be a bit overkill given the current state of Android gaming.

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Freemium is ruining mobile gaming’s chances

Freemium is ruining mobile gaming’s chances

Mobile gaming, be it on Android or iOS, is pretty much a wild west at the moment, more than their non-gaming mobile app counterparts. It’s an almost free for all buffet, with titles of wildly diverse qualities and a few standout games or companies. Not everyone makes it big and not everyone survives for long. And while there might be some money to be made in mobile gaming, particularly in esports, the market isn’t stable enough to be profitable in the long-term. And a large part of that problem stems from the new, or rehashed, business model we, often derisively, call “freemium”.

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Fortnite’s Android release gets some summer good news

Fortnite’s Android release gets some summer good news

It was just a few months ago that Fortnite came to iOS, and it's safe to say that launch was a success. The entire time, however, Fortnite fans have been wondering when the game will make its way to Android. Given how many people use Android phones (especially in comparison to iOS), you can bet that getting the game on Android has been a priority for Epic, and today we have a better idea of when that will happen.

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After years of sneering, Nintendo’s going mobile

After years of sneering, Nintendo’s going mobile

In case you haven't heard the news, Nintendo has been doing very well lately. The company just wrapped up a stellar fiscal year, and the popularity of the Nintendo Switch is at the core of that success. Though the Switch might be selling like hotcakes, there's one area where Nintendo could definitely improve: Mobile games.

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Nintendo’s next mobile game is an action RPG

Nintendo’s next mobile game is an action RPG

Though much of Nintendo's focus is on turning the Switch into a lasting success, it still presses on with its mobile strategy. Nintendo's mobile games have been met with varying degrees of success, with titles like Mittomo missing the mark and others like Fire Emblem Heroes raking in a ton of cash. Nintendo, it seems, is still trying to discover what works and what doesn't, which might explain why its newest mobile title feels like a radical departure from anything it's done so far.

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Sony X Mount is an Xperia accessory for DualShock 4 controllers

Sony X Mount is an Xperia accessory for DualShock 4 controllers

Sony has introduced a new accessory for mobile gamers: the X Mount. This device is designed specifically for the maker's Xperia smartphones and the DualShock 4 game controller included with the PlayStation 4. By combining the two -- the mount and the DS4 controller -- mobile gamers are able to comfortably play on their smartphone using the full-size controller they'd otherwise use on their console.

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