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  • Blog Post: Should You Buy An Amazon Fire TV For Gaming?

    New video game consoles usually feature the most advanced technology, which makes them pricey pieces of technology that some avid gamers can't afford. But does a gaming machine need the most advanced technology to provide a wealth of entertainment? This is the question that Android-based gaming consoles... More
  • Blog Post: This Week In Mobile - Spaceships, Space Marines, and Space Battles

    This week in Mobile has a couple names you’ve likely heard, and a couple that are probably new. You should read on if you’re interested in captaining a spaceship, solving puzzles with visual trickery, or looking for some good, old-fashion shooter action. FTL: Faster Than Light: Advanced Edition... More
  • Blog Post: Why You Should Go Back To Plants Vs. Zombies 2

    When Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time launched worldwide last August on iOS (and a couple months later on Android), there was a lot to love. Fans experienced inventive new worlds, powerful new plants, and pesky new zombies. Plus, the base game was all free. However, certain elements dragged... More
  • Blog Post: Super League Football Impressions

    Soccer doesn't have as big of a draw in America as it does in other countries, but you don't have to be a fan of the sport to enjoy Zen Studios newest pinball table. Zen Studios has created countless tables for its Pinball FX and Zen Pinball series, and yet somehow the developer is still coming... More
  • Blog Post: Five Mobile Ports Worth Tracking In 2014

    The Android and iOS marketplaces have more than their fair share of Clash of Clans clones, pick-three games, and endless runners, but sometimes we want something more along the lines of the games we play on console and PC. If you're a like-minded gamer who gets more excited about Final Fantasy VI... More
  • Blog Post: The Changing Definition of 'Gamer'

    Every Tuesday, I co-host Video Games Weekly , a radio show on the local sports talk station (KFAN 100.3) in the Twin Cities. During our last show, we got a call from a young listener which got me thinking about how the term "gamer" now means something very different than it did when I grew... More
  • Blog Post: Pachter: 3DS Will Survive In Diminished Market, Vita To 'Die Slow, Painful Death'

    In the light of Nintendo's recent lowered forecasts for 3DS sales, We asked Wedbush Securities' outspoken analyst Michael Pachter for his take on the current handheld market. As usual, he didn't mince words. On whether he was concerned about Nintendo lowering its 3DS sales projections: No... More
  • Blog Post: Game Informer Interviews Twitch's Matthew DiPietro In Light Of 2013 Report

    Twitch today released a new report running down all of its growth statistics for 2013 ( view it now ). Twitch VP of marketing Matthew DiPietro spoke with us about the report, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One integration, combating streams that violate terms of service, and goals for the year ahead. In your... More
  • Blog Post: Ten Fun Android Games To Play On Holiday Break

    If you're like me, the winter holidays contain their fair share of downtime. Whether you're waiting for the Christmas lasagna to finish cooking (...everyone eats lasagna at Christmas, right?) or just bored out of your mind by a chatty relative, mobile games provide short, sanity-saving doses... More
  • Blog Post: The Empire Strikes Bux: How Tiny Death Star Robbed Me

    I tried getting into NimbleBit’s Tiny Tower back when multiple Game Informer editors were breathlessly ranting about their miniature enterprises. Something about the free-to-play, microtransaction-focused formula didn’t click with me. Open up new shops, stock products, and give the tiny Bitizens... More
  • Blog Post: Don't Be Such A Zombie, Play These Undead-Themed Mobile Games Instead!

    If you’re not out collecting candy tonight, than you're probably waiting for some trick-or-treaters to knock on your door. But there’s no need to sit there all night like a zombie, texting your friends about how bored you are, or how you’ve just seen a tiny Iron Man for the umpteenth... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – McPixel

    We had a post-work screening of the classic 2010 film MacGruber last week, and it left us hungry for more. Unfortunately, great as it was , people just weren't ready for yet another full-length movie based on an SNL sketch. Fortunately, there's a game that captures the stupidity that made MacGruber... More
  • Blog Post: Ten Fun Android Games You Should Be Playing

    Android owners still have to wait months to play most of the newest and coolest iOS titles, but the quality of Google's gaming scene continues to steadily improve. Here are some more Android games that are worth your time and money. Android games have come a long way in the past few years. My first... More
  • Blog Post: The Pros And Cons Of Your Android Gaming Options

    Amid the constant debates on mobile gaming takeover come a new wave of options for those looking to take their casual game pursuits further. After Nvidia’s announcement of the price drop of the Shield , we’ve decided to offer a roundup of the top Android based handhelds coming your way this... More
  • Blog Post: Top Ten Mobile Sports Games Worth Checking Out

    With the consolidation of professional league licenses and the rising cost of game development, each year it seems like console gamers have fewer options when it comes to sports games. While this high-profile market is stagnating, the mobile and tablet spaces are bursting with new concepts. The wealth... More
  • Blog Post: Final Fantasy V Headlines This Week’s Mobile Games

    From racing against time to deliver an egg to matching three or discovering puzzles in a hidden room, this week’s mobile games are sure to challenge your wits. Final Fantasy V Price: $15.99 Developer: Square Enix Platform: iOS The mobile version of the 16-bit classic finally hits iOS. Now you can... More
  • Blog Post: Candy Crush Is As Devious As It Is Delicious

    Candy Crush Saga may be the biggest game you've never heard of. The color-matching game has attracted a few fans since it launched on Facebook in April 2012. OK, that's a bit of an understatement. Since Candy Crush Saga was released, it's attracted nearly 10 million daily users, putting it... More
  • Blog Post: You Should Be Playing Puzzle & Dragons

    It's no office secret that I play a lot of match-three games. I certainly go through my share of so-called hardcore games, but puzzle games are what I reach for when I only have a few minutes to play. My latest obsession combines my love for catching and matching 'em all. GungHo's Puzzle... More
  • Blog Post: Shout, Shoot, Shamble, Slash, And Spell Your Way Through This Week’s Mobile Games

    Do you need an excuse to scream nonsensical phrases at your friends? Do you want to shoot dudes in order to prevent a nuclear apocalypse? Do you want to stab dudes in order to prevent a fantastical catastrophe? If you shrugged your shoulders in response to any of those questions then you should check... More
  • Blog Post: Fun Android Games To Play During Break

    Need something to pass the time while your turkey is cooking? These Android games are a heck of a lot more fun than listening to your family argue over politics. Given the backseat status of Android games, many of these titles are also available on iOS. I don't own an iPhone though, so if you want... More
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