Electronic Arts gives mobile a segment during its E3 2015 press conference


This afternoon in Los Angeles, Electronic Arts took the stage for its E3 2015 press conference. The company covered everything from gaming in the living to gaming with mobile devices. Statistics in mobile gaming were offered and EA Mobile announced new titles and updates for existing ones. EA Mobile games have been downloaded over 715 million times in the last year throughout the world with nearly 500,000 years of gameplay recorded. Mobile gaming, according to EA, is a platform that requires as much attention as console gaming.

Hit the break to see what EA Mobile has coming.

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Telltale Games explores a new story in ‘The Walking Dead: Michonne’


The next video game from The Walking Dead franchise may seem familiar to some as it is based on the comic book series’ character Michonne. The game, called The Walking Dead: Michonne, runs for three episodes and players learn her history with the group, both what caused her to leave and bring her back. Telltale Games, the developer behind the game, calls this title a perfect fit for the “compelling interactive drama” that has grown from the series. Robert Kirman, the creator of The Walking Dead, feels that the game will go beneath Michonne’s brutal, cold personality to see what is broken.

The Walking Dead: Michonne will be released on PC/Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, and mobile devices this fall. Players will need at the the first episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two in order to get started with Michonne.

Source: Telltale Games

Bethesda debuts ‘Fallout Shelter’ for iOS (but ignores Android)


On Sunday night, Bethesda Softworks introduced the very first mobile game from the Fallout franchise. The debut of Fallout Shelter generated buzz everywhere because of its gameplay. Gamers control the Pip-Boy characters in their various day-to-day activities. Oddly, a large segment of gamers were left in the dark. Bethesda has only released the game for iOS devices while completely ignoring Android.

Pete Hines, a Bethesda employee, took to Twitter to clarify that Fallout Shelter being on solely iOS right now is not a matter of the title being a timed exclusive. Instead, Hines merely says it is “just not available on Android yet.” When will actually see Fallout Shelter in the Play Store? Bethesda, or any of its employees, have not answered that question.

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Carriers announce that they will carry the S6 and S6 Edge


Despite a March 1 announcement, it appears that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be available after a bit, starting April 10. As such, carriers here in the US and abroad have announced that they will be carrying the new Galaxy flagship. Those include, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint in the US and Vodafone and Three in the UK. As far as pre-paid is concerned there are a few carriers that will carry the new Galaxy.

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Sega’s ‘Sonic Jump Fever’ set for summer launch on Android

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E3 is here, and all of the major gaming companies are beginning to announce the new titles they’ll be releasing in the next year.

SEGA today announced ‘Sonic Jump Fever,’ a new installment of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise.

This game is a bit more social than others before it, as it centers around beating your friends’ scores. You can chose your character and compete in vertical jumping challenges, much like Doodle Jump in the Sonic universe. There are a bunch of power-ups and boosters to collect as well as unique character abilities.

The actual release date is not known, but stay tuned for more as the beginning of summer comes closer. Hit the break for the game’s promotional video.

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New NFC-Enabled Bluetooth Gaming Keyboard for Android Announced by Mad Catz

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It appears that Mad Catz, the manufacturer of quite a number of not-so-cheap gaming companions like mice, controllers, games and even apparel, have just announced they’ve heard the vast cries for a more Android centric gaming keyboard. That’s right, the company is introducing their latest product, the S.T.R.I.K.E. The keyboard is an NFC-enabled device with bluetooth capabilities solely focused on Android gaming. Remember the M.O.J.O. console from E3? Yeah, that’s them. The team is dubbing this as “GameSmart” and will be showing off their implementation of micro P.U.L.S.E. scissor keys which provide precision actuation and tactile responses.

In addition, there’s an optical finger navigational mouse sensor with dedicated hardware buttons for a better gaming experience on Android. Furthermore, the company is clearly pushing the aesthetics department a bit with their futuristic Bill & Ted excellent design. Overall, we think they look pretty innovative. The company is offering the option of three different colors for now. You’ve got the choice of gloss red, black or white.  Check out the rest of the images below as well as the presser and don’t forget to let us know what you think in the comments below.

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Mad Catz Project M.O.J.O. gaming console revealed at E3


As we expected, today at E3 Mad Catz revealed their entry into the Android-powered gaming console market with the Project M.O.J.O device. The gaming platform will run on Android and will support both traditional Bluetooth devices and those running Bluetooth Smart 4.0 when that is available for Android. There will be two USB ports available for wired controllers or accessories and support for HDMI, WiFi and microSD cards to expand on the 16GB of internal storage expected to ship with the device. The devices is expected to ship with a C.T.R.L.R. Bluetooth controller. Mad Catz is also building in support for mouse devices to account for the fact that a touch screen will not be available. This support is expected to eventually include the ability for the game controller to function as a mouse via the joystick. Read more