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Mobile Gaming

Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus for iOS updated with new multiplayer maps

April 13th, 2011

Gameloft has updated its popular Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus game with several new features. The update includes 10 free XP levels and three new multiplayer maps — including an Eastern European bunker, a new battlefield, and a shanty town in South Africa. Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus includes an extensive single player campaign and …

Angry Birds developer Rovio sets sights on New York IPO

March 18th, 2011

It may soon be possible for you to own your own slice of the Angry Birds empire. Days after announcing $42 million in Series A funding, Rovio’s board chairman has expressed interest in seeking an initial public offering in the United States, according to statements made to Finnish business magazine Talouselama. “The plan is to …

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Shadow Vanguard for iOS now available

March 17th, 2011

We used to love the Tom Clancy PC titles growing up. Sitting at our computer, bag of Doritos, fingers moving effortlessly across the WSAD keys, eyeing the screen, and tapping our mouse to fire off perfectly executed head shots. Now, that’s possible on your iPhone. Tom Clancy’s Rainbox Six Shadow Vanguard from Gameloft is now …

Official PlayStation app coming ‘very soon’ to iPhone, Android devices

December 16th, 2010

It’s not exactly the PlayStation Phone we’ve been anxiously awaiting, but Sony has announced the imminent release of its first official PlayStation app for the iOS and Android platforms. Before you get ahead of yourself… no, this is not the mobile gaming platform Sony is reportedly cooking up — but at least its a start. …

RAGE HD first-person shoots its way to top-grossing App Store spot

November 19th, 2010

After less than a day of availability, id Software’s RAGE HD shot to the number 1 spot on Apple’s top-grossing App Store chart. The highly-anticipated first-person shooter costs just $1.99 for the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad or current-generation iPod touch. RAGE HD is widely heralded, and is said to take iOS gaming to the …

iPhone game maker Tapulous purchased by Disney

July 1st, 2010

Tech Crunch is reporting that Tapulous, the company behind Tap Tap Revenge for the iPhone and Tap Tap Radiation for the iPad, has been acquired by Disney. Details are sparse but according to the leaked information, Bart Decrem, the founder of Tapulous, is expected to join Disney as a VP. The financial terms of the …

Samsung unveils new and lustworthy mobile technology

September 22nd, 2009

Everyone here at BGR HQ is pretty grumpy this morning as a string of late night press releases issued by Samsung got us too worked up to sleep. Celebrating the sixth Samsung Mobile Solutions Forum in Taipei, Samsung gave a show of force that highlights exactly why the company is a worldwide chipset and components …