Android and iOS will generate about $500 million more in revenue this year in the U.S. from the sales of mobile games than Nintendo and Sony, ending the DS and PSP makers' 20-year dominance of the portable game market in this country.
Along with the apps that come with your iPhone, you'll definitely want to download more. Here are recommendations on what types to choose out of the hundreds of apps downloadable from Apple's App Store.
RIM has announced its plan to offer subscribers more than $100 worth of new BlackBerry games and utilities as an expression of its appreciation for their patience during the service outage that plagued users for almost three days last week.
Today is the U.S. launch of the Samsung Galaxy Player. This isn't a smartphone - instead it's a handheld computer for those who want to watch movies, play games, access the Web, or read their emails on a small Android-based device that doesn't require a monthly contract.
Samsung has just announced that it's going to release two versions of the Galaxy Player in the U.S. next month. This device won't be a smartphone, instead it is going to be an Android-based handheld computer focused on games, video, and music.
AT&T has just begun offering the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY 4G, which could be best described as a PlayStation Phone. This gaming-centric Android device is coming in at a surprisingly low price.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 4G will no longer be exclusive to Verizon Wireless, as AT&T will launch the gaming-centric Android smartphone on Sept.18.
The latest version of the Madden NFL football game franchise has been released for Android, iPhone and iPad. These versions of this classic game cost considerably less that ones for other consoles.
Microsoft has announced at Gamescom what changes the upcoming Mango update to Windows Phone are going to bring to the Games hub and Xbox LIVE.
Sony will face another economic setback this year, as its next-generation portable game machine, the PlayStation Vita, won't be globally available in time for the holiday season, which is a crucial sales period for console makers.
After just two months on the market, the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY has been subjected to a significant price cut by Verizon. This game-oriented smartphone is now selling for half its previous cost.
Sony went into E3 with an NGP, but came out with a Vita when it officially named the second-generation PSP. Judging from the crowd gathered around Sony's booth and long lines of eager attendees waiting for hands-on time with the Vita, it might just be the next must-have handheld gaming console.
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