Hey! Watch! Game Boy as an Android Gamepad

If CES didn’t scratch your itch for Android gaming or sexy devices, maybe you are just a bit more hands-on or old school. Either way I’d like to direct you to Brian Benchoff from Hack A Day’s recent project combining an Android phone, a Game Boy, and a Wii-mote into one memorable retro-modern handheld gaming… Continue reading

Molyneux’s Curiosity for iOS and Android Releases November 7

This has to be one of the most perplexing games I’ve heard about in recent memory. The game’s name is Curiosity. It’s going to be released on iOS and Android for free on November 7, and I still have no clue what the hell the game really is about. I’m even wondering if one could… Continue reading

Penny Arcade Adventures Episode 3 goes 16-Bit RPG Thanks to Zeboyd

The first two episodes of Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness generated some of the biggest laughs I’ve had with gaming in recent years. Humor is tough to get right in video games, but a game based an a satirical gaming industry-focused comic strip definitely has an advantage. The games themselves are… Continue reading

Your Android is Too Cocky, Show It Some Humility with Humble Indie Bundle #2

Those who thought the geniuses over at Humble Bundle were playing favorites with the PC may be shocked to find out that the second bundle made specifically for Android smart devices is available for savvy gamers who are too busy to play cheap games at home. This means that you didn’t know about the previous Humble Bundle,… Continue reading

iCade 8-Bitty Bluetooth Controller Makes iOS and Android Feel More Retro

That iCade April Fool’s joke keeps on getting less funny and more useful. Now that the iCade is actually a reality, ThinkGeek has revealed that they will be releasing a retro Bluetooth controller that works with iCade interface later this year. The iCade 8-Bitty controller has a classic NES style D-pad along, 4 face buttons,… Continue reading

Think of the Children: Budget Gaming for Kids

Back when I was growing up, there were three main options of acquiring a video game. The game could either be purchased by you, your parents or an awesome relative who actually looked at your birthday/holiday wish-list and wanted you to be happy on that special day. Another way to play a new game was… Continue reading

Hey! Watch! Conan Likes Angry Birds

We’ve discussed how Angry Birds has swept the nation, and frankly it’s getting a little tiresome. I really like the game and I know that it can be really addicting but come on. It is getting ridiculous. They even have Angry Birds clothing available at your local mall’s Hot Topic. It’s been awhile since I… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Don’t Care About Your Codename

Sony must think there’s something else to this handheld market, and reviews of the first big titles of the year start rolling in. Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry. Some make it on the site as headlines, and the articles that just miss… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: That Dimension is Gonna Cost Ya

Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry. Some make it on the site as headlines, and the articles that just miss the cut end up in the Shiny Objects feed which can be viewed here (or on the sidebar of the site) and subscribed to here. Every Monday… Continue reading

It Doesn’t Matter: Thieves Go Mobile

Mobile games, especially on phones, have never gotten the same attention that their big brothers on dedicated gaming systems get. They get lumped in maybe a notch above browser based flash games. However, both of those platforms are fantastic for developers trying to break into the industry and experiment with new ideas. I dive in… Continue reading