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Microsoft makes biggest Minecraft purchase ever

Microsoft is spending the most money anyone has ever spent on a Minecraft after a formal announcement was made that a $2.5 billion deal for Microsoft to buy Mojang has been finalized. Reports circulated last week that Microsoft was in serious talks with Mojang for a mega-deal. More reports surfaced over the weekend stating that more »

The Room adds on a third game

The Room and The Room 2 are compelling mobile games, not least for the reason that they couldn’t really exist outside of the mobile platform. And the creepy horror puzzle games will be getting a third entry next year. Yes, expect a The Room 3. For those unfamiliar, The Room is basically a game asking more »

Square Enix bringing Dragon Quest to the perfect platform

Yeah, so, I like Dragon Quest a lot. Sometimes it’s hard to tell is Square Enix does too. On one hand, we got a weird-but-somehow-still-fun port of Dragon Quest 8 on mobile platforms. On the other, the 3DS has had like 3 awesome Dragon Quest remakes that have yet to leave Japan. Being a fan more »

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5 tips for getting your deck over in WWE SuperCard

So, I won King of the Ring in WWE SuperCard. I stuck with it for a few hours, came out on top and won a pair of super rare Cesaro cards for my troubles. I also won a rare support card, but I don’t really use it, so whatever. I wrote a little about it more »

Catan Delisted From XBLA, Multiplayer Nigh on Mobile

is one of the most popular board games worldwide, having sold fifteen million copies, and translated into 30 languages. Players take the role of settlers of a new continent, and claim territory by installing villages and cities on the zone borders, attempting to reach ten victory points. The game is so popular, that it’s become more »

Age Of Empires: World Domination is quite mobile

Fans have been bugging Microsoft for the next for a long, long, loooooong time. True, they’ve had Age of Empires Online, but that hasn’t exactly scratched the itch hardcore strategy game fans have been looking for. Well, relief might be on the way… or it might be a massive letdown. Either way, though, Age of more »

Science: Tablet gaming is making you sick.

It’s true that mobile and gaming is a market that’s still struggling to define itself, amid a sea of free-to-play apps, sudden and intense fads that come and go, and shady practices. It’s enough to make any gamer ill, but apparently, that green feeling you’re getting around the gills might have as much to do more »

Nintendo denies smartphone game rumors

Nintendo has pulled off a feat that’s seemingly impossible: In a market where everybody’s got a smartphone, and there are thousands of games for free or cheap on that smartphone, they’ve kept portable consoles not just alive, but thriving. So rumors that Nintendo was, however timidly, going to start making mobile games was met with more »

The FAA says it’s safe to use your electronics during an entire flight

Many of us have been in a situation when we had to remind ourselves to turn off all our electronic devices while on an airplane. It’s just one of those rules that didn’t make a whole lot of sense in this day and age. The Federal Aviation Administration had been looking to relax those rules, more »

XCOM: Enemy Unknown for iOS gets multiplayer in latest update

XCOM: Enemy Unknown for iOS devices has me on the brink of buying an iPad just so I can play it all over again. With the latest update pushed out to iTunes today, multiplayer has been added. Asynchronous multiplayer to be exact. Setting up multiple matches and playing your turn when you have a moment more »

Golem Arcana brings miniatures to mobile

Golem Arcana is a miniatures game with a new solution to the problem of “miniatures are cool, huge rulebooks telling you how to play with them are not cool.” As you can see from the picture, the cool look is definitely there. In the background you can how the rulebook problem is to be solved: the game will be fully integrated for your tablet or even phone, so players won’t have to spend time record keeping or looking up rules.

Sony and Coke Zero squeeze more life out of PlayStation All-Stars

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale may have lost some of its steam since release, but Sony isn’t going to let the concept die just yet. Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has embraced Coca-Cola, iOS and Android to create PlayStation All-Stars Island. This is a free-to-play game that puts characters such as Nathan Drake, Sackboy, Cole McGrath, Ratchet more »