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‘Tales’ of the cell phone

By Spencer . June 15, 2006 . 3:39pm

While there is an announcement of a next generation Tales game lingering here’s something in the meantime. In Japan, Namco Bandai launched Tales of Wahrheit for mobile phones. The game is a serial RPG where you can download new chapters of the game every month. Carried over in the cell phone game is the linear […]

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Sonic Speed a clever title for a card game

By Spencer . June 14, 2006 . 10:11am

Sega’s main mascot is appearing in everything he can get his gloved hands on. After starring in a hoverboarding game Sonic decides to take a break and play some cards. Sonic Speed for cell phones in Japan is a digitalized version of the card game selling for the price of 100 yen ($1). The object […]

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Amp’d for Dirge of Cerberus

By Spencer . June 1, 2006 . 3:47pm

If you want to be one of the first people to play Dirge of Cerberus: Lost Episode you will need a phone serviced by Amp’d mobile. For a limited time the game will be exclusively on Amp’d mobile. Dirge of Cerberus: Lost Episode, like Dirge of Cerberus is a gun action game starring Vincent Valentine […]

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Xenosaga Mobile

By Spencer . May 24, 2006 . 1:40pm

Japan is gearing up for the conclusion of Monolith’s space opera Xenosaga this July. Before players get their hands on Xenosaga Episode III, Namco Bandai Games has Xenosaga: Pied Piper up on mobile phones. The game is an original story that revolves around a police cyborg called John. No USA release for the mobile game […]

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A cell phone game can look like this?

By Spencer . May 17, 2006 . 11:10am

Nokia is serious about bringing the N-Gage platform back. Just look at this video from Who’s Next, the sequel to the recently released fighting game One. The footage is not pre-rendered it is real time on a new Nokia phone. Who’s next took advantage of motion capturing technology to make a realistic 3D fighter. The […]

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Play Super Pac Man and maybe win a Pac Man car

By Spencer . May 10, 2006 . 11:13pm

Even MTV’s Pimp My Ride couldn’t pull of a Pac Man themed beetle like the one Namco Networks is giving away. Everyone that logs on and plays Super Pac Man has a chance to win a Pac Man themed 2006 Volkswagen Beetle. It’s fully loaded and is worth about $25K. Super Pac Man has the […]

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N-Gage reborn?

By Spencer . May 9, 2006 . 10:38pm

Earlier this evening we got a special preview about the future of Nokia’s gaming platform. Nokia is canning the release of specific N-Gage cell phones, instead they are adding N-Gage support for all future Nokia cell phones. To coincide with the re-launch of the N-Gage brand they have a couple of new games coming out […]

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Summary of Square-Enix’s BIG announcements

By Spencer . May 8, 2006 . 6:27pm

In between the launch of Final Fantasy XIII and Dragon Quest Wii as a launch title there was a lot of information given off about future Square-Enix projects. Read about the fate of Crystal Chronicles, Vincent’s jump to mobile gaming and an updated release schedule in this article.

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Final Fantasy XIII images

By Spencer . May 8, 2006 . 5:10pm

You guys have been waiting for these so enjoy! Here are the first screenshots of Final Fantasy XIII and all of the iterations.  

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Square Enix announces Final Fantasy XIII with surprises

By Spencer . May 8, 2006 . 3:09pm

We just got out of the Square-Enix press conference and they announced Final Fantasy XIII as a Playstation 3 exclusive. We got a look at the game and it has a female lead character designed by Tetsuya Nomura. The game also has an all new battle system with menus on the right hand bottom side, […]

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E3 2006 Hidden gems to watch out for

By Spencer . May 8, 2006 . 6:30am

Every time a new console or two looms over the video gaming horizon the majority of the attention is pointed to a mystical controller or an emotion engine. E3 2006 is bound to have plenty of people playing with the Playstation 3 and testing out Nintendo’s Wii. There’s a chance to play Twilight Princess again, […]

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Show off those Pac Man skills

By Ariel . April 25, 2006 . 12:43pm

Namco Networks is hosting a Pac Man tournament at E3 ’06. Everyday there will be qualifying rounds at 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM and 2PM. The top six players will compete at 3PM for a basket of goodies from Club Namco and bragging rights as the Pac-Man champion. The opening rounds are played on a cell […]

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Square-Enix plays with Pokemon

By Spencer . April 24, 2006 . 12:45am

Nintendo and Square-Enix are teaming up to make a Pokemon cell communication program set for release this summer in Japan. The program allows kids to e-mail their friends and family with a Pokemon interface. The tool costs 210 yen ($1.80) a month to use. Check below for screen shots of the program in action.  

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Bonk is back

By Spencer . April 21, 2006 . 4:32pm

Hudson recently announced that they are going to give Bonk a new cell phone game. The first set of screenshots from Bonk’s new adventure shows what everyone’s been expecting a 2D sidescroller. Although the art style in the high resolution screens show a slightly different looking Bonk. Check below for more screenshots of Bonk’s Revenge. […]

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Cell phone games give off a fuzzy signal

By Spencer . April 13, 2006 . 7:57am

A recent survey conducted by I-play included 300 participants with about equal ratios of male and female gamers who downloaded a game on to their cell phone in the past six months. The survey says:   When asked, how satisfied are you with the mobile games you play? – 21% said very satisfied – 58% […]

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N-Gage not dead yet?

By Spencer . April 11, 2006 . 11:27am

I was sifting through my E3 invites when I got an e-mail from Nokia about a press event they’re holding before E3. Before any of you shout Gizmodo, from what we know Nokia isn’t planning on releasing a new N-Gage deck. Instead Nokia is using the N-Gage brand to make a service where gamers can […]

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