Handset makers look to gamers for sales boost

Smartphone makers hope video games will help them stand out in a crowded market with dwindling sales, but analysts warn that handsets don't have the power or the screen size to lure hardcore players.

Nintendo's first smartphone game attracts over one million users

Nintendo said on Tuesday its first smartphone game attracted more than one million users three days after release—good news for the Japanese game giant that was long reluctant to stray from its console-only policy.

Nintendo reports $350 million profit, reversal from red ink

Nintendo Co. reported a net profit of 41.8 billion yen ($350 million) for the fiscal year through March, a reversal from deep losses the previous year, as it reshapes its troubled business with a long-delayed foray into smartphone ...

Hit 'Just Dance' game goes mobile Sept. 25

Smartphone lovers will get to show off moves almost anywhere with the Sept. 25 release of a free "Just Dance Now" game tuned for mobile Internet lifestyles.

From the smartphone to the Cloud and back again

Mike Panciera had already helped a blind man navigate the perilous fantasy worlds of video games. It made sense that the next step would be to design a mobile app to help the blind find their way through the interiors of ...

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