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Several weeks ago at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) Steve Jobs announced the 3G iPhone. The announcement wasn't much of a shock to industry experts since other cell phones have been using 3G networks for several years. In order to remain competitive, it was only natural for Apple to...

June 30th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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How many times have you wanted to check on your game stats, switch skill training, or buy something at an auction house while you were nowhere near your computer? We have a host of mobile devices and services available to us with speed increases every year, but still connections to our online social...

June 8th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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We love Professor Layton. No, not the game, the man. Actually, we do love the game, too. We just love to love things!Looks like Japan loves the guy enough to warrant the series extending itself over to cell phones. The first game, Professor Layton and the Curious Village is already available and ev...

May 29th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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We haven't heard news such as this since the last time Microsoft was showing off the so far poorly executed Live Anywhere. Beginning Monday, the Japanese phone service provider NTT DoCoMo will allow its users to pay for MSpoints or a Gold Subscription right from their phone. Any purchases made via t...

May 25th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments

We'll never understand the drive to play cell phone games. Even if phone hardware is powerful enough to render high-quality visuals, the experience is all but ruined by the fact that every cell phone ever has a completely terrible interface for playing games (sorry, iPhone, but we could do with at l...

March 27th 2008 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Quick, name one thing that could improve the epic, graphically and acoustically rich experience that is BioShock. If you said "squeezing it onto a cell phone with a three inch screen, tinny speakers and a memory cache the size of my old 486" then you could probably get a job at mobile developer IG...

February 13th 2008 at 4:28pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/playable_web_games/WoW_may_be_coming_to_a_mobiles_device_near_you'; Here's another one from the files of things we've desired/dreaded for years. In a post-DICE interview with Blizzard cofounder Frank Pearce, MTV learned that Blizzard is definitely thinking about...

February 13th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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We'll be damned if we'll ever play a game on our cell phone (actually, that's a lie: we played Snake once). Our gigantic, meaty paws aren't designed to play on such a small device. Besides, we already have a portable device for games. It's called a DS.But, the market is booming enough to demand peri...

January 2nd 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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... for cell phones. In February, Square Enix will release Final Fantasy IV: The After -- Return to the Moon for FOMA 903i and better cell phones on NTT DoCoMo's network, with a release on au's phones to follow a month later. The game stars Theodore, a descendent of reformed Dark Knight Cecil, and t...

December 13th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Millions of DS users have found themselves charmed by Dr. Kawashima. Afterall, he's not bad looking for bodiless head, and he's a doctor. Mom would be so pleased!It seems, though, that the popular handheld is not enough to keep the good doctor satisfied, since later this month he'll be debuting on E...

December 11th 2007 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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MTV's Stephen Totilo "somehow wound up with an exclusive" about new casual games based on The Honeymooners and I Love Lucy. While most of us are scratching our heads about the properties, maybe this signals a new trend for old IP; there's that Dirty Dancing game after all. Clearly, these titles aren...

November 9th 2007 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Sure, it may be a while before some new Nintendo hardware comes along, but according to Nintendo's president Satoru Iwata, the company will never dedicate itself to only making software. Iwata was asked if the company would consider giving up on its hardware, as changes and additions to cell phones...

November 7th 2007 at 6:40pm 0 Comments