Many have tried to dethrone the mighty Nintendo from their pedistal built around hand held gaming. Those same companies have failed, some damn near into bankruptcy over their failed hand helds. It takes clout, it takes deep pockets and exclusive titles to even make a dent in the armor that the Game Boy built.
Posts Tagged ‘portable’
Willgoo, our first and continuing sponsor here at GoB has just let us know that the factory is closing out the Letcool 350JP hand held system (it is able to be connected to your HDTV for play at home too). This special closeout sale is limited to stock on hand, less than 10 available, and [...]
Running games are nothing new, we have seen them in all forms and manners such as One Epic Game and Temple Run but all of them so far have had one thing lacking. Name recognition, a commercially successful character that is well known to fans. Rayman Jungle Run is just that, a running game with [...]
Anyone that has played very many indie games, or has been playing games in general for over a decade or two, knows all about the Boulder Dash franchise, or at least a similar title made in its image. Herocraft are back, along with First Star Software, and they just released an update to the Boulder [...]
Time management games are all over the mobile market, almost as prolific as Bejeweled clones are. We have seen sushi bars, restaurants, nightclubs and many other facets of general life hit the time management trail, now we have pizzarias in Pizza Shop Mania (missed opportunity for advertising include Little Caesar’s, Pizza Hut and Dominoes just [...]
When I first started playing Cave Story on PSP, I didn’t “get it”, I thought it was rediculous- pushing DOWN to enter doors, really? Then after I got over my problems with a few design choices like that, I became the recipient of what I have come to call my latest digital addiction. Playing into [...]
Continuing the horror titles on PSP from the third issue of Gaming on Batteries Magazine, we have Manhunt 2 – Otherwise known as that murder simulator from Rockstar by more squeamish media types, the second game in this series doesn’t try to scare you with hordes of rampaging zombies or blood-thirsty vampires. It just puts [...]
Continuing the horror titles on PSP from the third issue of Gaming on Batteries Magazine, we have Dead Head Fred – It’s often said that game designers must have a screw loose somewhere, but nowhere in the portable gaming scene is this more accurate than this utterly unique tale of a hard-boiled detective who gets killed [...]
Everyone start preparing your brain pans now, Professor Layton’s first foray into 3D space is coming. This iteration will come with 150 new puzzles, with one additional puzzle that will be distributed daily through the Nintendo Network. This will continue for one year after launch, totaling 365 downloadable puzzles.