Pocket Gamer | www.pocketgamer.co.uk | Latest additions (DSi) The latest stories from Pocket Gamer, updated every five minutes. FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NOT TO BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION. http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/ en-gb Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:21:56 GMT Copyright (c) 2017 Pocket Gamer Shop over a thousand deals on games and more with Amazon Digital Day <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-mydf/digital_day_header.jpg" width="200" alt="Shop over a thousand deals on games and more with Amazon Digital Day" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> <script type="text/javascript">window._rtbms = window._rtbms || [];window._rtbms.push({"id": "5A7CC3D5"});(function(r, s) {r = document.createElement('script'); r.type = 'text/javascript'; r.async = true;r.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 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For one day only, Amazon will offer over a thousand deals on top items, including discounts of up to 50% off and a selection of Dollar Deals where every item is priced under a $1. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/news.asp?c=72559'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/news.asp?c=72559 Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:47:29 GMT Steel Media says goodbye to PG's former Community Manager, Ray Wilmott <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-qeew/1236651_10151859559445915_783863852_n.jpg" width="200" alt="Steel Media says goodbye to PG's former Community Manager, Ray Wilmott" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Today, Steel Media says goodbye to <em>Pocket Gamer</em>'s well-loved former Community Manager, Ray Wilmott. Don't worry though, as he's not going quite so far as you think!<br><br>He's staying in games, and will move on to an app development startup in Cardiff as their Community Manager, lending his skills earned at <em>Pocket Gamer</em> to help them grow. Best of luck to him!<br><br>Ray joined <em>Pocket Gamer</em> on November 30th, 2015, and his first day actually coincided with our official Christmas party. Ray then helped us to grow our community in the App Army and took over the social media reigns.<br><br>Eventually, Ray moved over to join our B2B marketing team, and helped promote our range of events and services during his time there.<br><br>Ray will be missed by us all, but let's not get caught up in the sadness, let's just wish Ray the very best for the future, and offer him these kind words from our colleagues. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/App+Army/news.asp?c=72210'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/App+Army/news.asp?c=72210 Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:58:33 GMT PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games - 2015 <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-wejuih/pg10logo-onlight-stacked-pink-600px.jpg" width="200" alt="PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games - 2015" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This year, <em>Pocket Gamer</em> celebrates its tenth birthday.<br><br>In internet terms, that’s pretty ancient.<br><br>To mark the occasion, and to illustrate just how old and wise we are, we’ll be taking a look back at the games, trends, and general happenings for each of the years we’ve been around. (See <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69377">2006</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69401">2007</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69452">2008</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69484">2009</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69528">2010</a>, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69602">2011</a>, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69685">2012</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69686">2013</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69687">2014</a>.) <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69688'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69688 Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:00:00 GMT PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games - 2014 <img src="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/thumbs/na-aaxveua_pg10logo-onlight-stacked-blue-600px_png_100.jpg" width="200" alt="PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games - 2014" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This year, <em>Pocket Gamer</em> celebrates its tenth birthday.<br><br>In internet terms, that’s pretty ancient.<br><br>To mark the occasion, and to illustrate just how old and wise we are, we’ll be taking a look back at the games, trends, and general happenings for each of the years we’ve been around. (See <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69377">2006</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69401">2007</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69452">2008</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69484">2009</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69528">2010</a>, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69602">2011</a>, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69685">2012</a>, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69686">2013</a>.) <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69687'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69687 Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:30:00 GMT My 10 best games of the past 10 years - Stuart Dredge <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-lprgq/stuart-dredge.jpg" width="200" alt="My 10 best games of the past 10 years - Stuart Dredge" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> As part of the <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/10years">Pocket Gamer 10th anniversary</a> fun we've blackmailed former PG members into giving us a quick rundown of their favourite ten games of the past ten years. (We've also asked them to relive their PG moments, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69702">Stu included</a>.)<br><br>They've not been asked to rank these so don't take the order below as set in stone. Rather, think of these games as a collection of digital experiences that will enrich your life.<br><br>Or perhaps look through the list and mock their choices.<br><br><strong>Create your own list</strong><br><br>If you do disagree, here's the magic bit: you can give us your list.<br><br>See the 'Create your own Top List' button at the bottom of the article? It's not a trick. <br><br>You'll need to be registered with PG (and logged in) if you aren't yet. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69704'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69704 Sun, 10 Apr 2016 10:00:00 GMT PG is 10: Alumni Revisited - Stuart Dredge <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-lprgq/stuart-dredge.jpg" width="200" alt="PG is 10: Alumni Revisited - Stuart Dredge" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> <em>As part of our <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/10years">10th anniversary celebration</a> we've asked ten former key members of the PG team to share their memories and thoughts (as well as their <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69704">all-time top 10</a>). Mobile game journalist legend Stu was here before PG was even live. Seems appropriate to end this series of articles with him. Let's dive in…<br><br></em><br><br><strong>Who are you?</strong><br><br>Stuart Dredge.<br><br><strong><br><br>When did you work in the Pocket Gamer empire, and what did you do?</strong><br><br>I was on board from just before the launch, and did various jobs in my time working with the company: from writing news and reviews to editing <em>PocketGamer.biz</em> and the magazines we made for mobile operators in the pre-iPhone days. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69702'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69702 Sat, 9 Apr 2016 10:00:00 GMT PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games - 2013 <img src="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/thumbs/na-aaxveua_pg10logo-onlight-stacked-blue-600px_png_100.jpg" width="200" alt="PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games - 2013" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This year, <em>Pocket Gamer</em> celebrates its tenth birthday.<br><br>In internet terms, that’s pretty ancient.<br><br>To mark the occasion, and to illustrate just how old and wise we are, we’ll be taking a look back at the games, trends, and general happenings for each of the years we’ve been around. (See <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69377">2006</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69401">2007</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69452">2008</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69484">2009</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69528">2010</a>, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69602">2011</a>, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69685">2012</a>.) <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69686'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69686 Fri, 8 Apr 2016 11:15:00 GMT PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games - 2012 <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-wejuih/pg10logo-onlight-stacked-pink-600px.jpg" width="200" alt="PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games - 2012" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This year, Pocket Gamer celebrates its tenth birthday.<br><br>In internet terms, that’s pretty ancient.<br><br>To mark the occasion, and to illustrate just how old and wise we are, we’ll be taking a look back at the games, trends, and general happenings for each of the years we’ve been around. (See <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69377">2006</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69401">2007</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69452">2008</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69484">2009</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69528">2010</a>, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69602">2011</a>.)<br><br>After a tumultuous 2011, the year 2012 felt a great deal calmer. Not that PG and the wider world of mobile gaming had been shaken out of its stride at all. Both continued to go from strength to strength. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69685'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69685 Thu, 7 Apr 2016 16:50:00 GMT My 10 best games of the past 10 years - Dan Griliopoulos <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-xqev/dan-griliopoulos.jpg" width="200" alt="My 10 best games of the past 10 years - Dan Griliopoulos" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> As part of the <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/10years">Pocket Gamer 10th anniversary</a> fun we've blackmailed former PG members into giving us a quick rundown of their favourite ten games of the past ten years.<br><br>They've not been asked to rank these so don't take the order below as set in stone. Rather, think of these games as a collection of digital experiences that will enrich your life.<br><br>Or perhaps look through the list and mock their choices.<br><br><strong>Create your own list</strong><br><br>If you do disagree, here's the magic bit: you can give us your list.<br><br>See the 'Create your own Top List' button at the bottom of the article? It's not a trick. <br><br>You'll need to be registered with PG (and logged in) if you aren't yet.<br><br>Click on that button and the rest should prove relatively straightforward.<br><br>(You can also create lists from within your <em>Pocket Gamer</em> user profile, at the bottom of the 'Logged in as [x]' dropdown menu.) <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69675'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69675 Thu, 7 Apr 2016 11:20:03 GMT My 10 best games of the past 10 years - Caspar Field <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jtkjl/caspar-field.jpg" width="200" alt="My 10 best games of the past 10 years - Caspar Field" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> As part of the <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/10years">Pocket Gamer 10th anniversary</a> fun we've blackmailed former PG members into giving us a quick rundown of their favourite ten games of the past ten years. (We've also asked them to relive their PG moments, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69622">Caspar included</a>.)<br><br>They've not been asked to rank these so don't take the order below as set in stone. Rather, think of these games as a collection of digital experiences that will enrich your life.<br><br>Or perhaps look through the list and mock their choices.<br><br><strong>Create your own list</strong><br><br>If you do disagree, here's the magic bit: you can give us your list.<br><br>See the 'Create your own Top List' button at the bottom of the article? It's not a trick. <br><br>You'll need to be registered with PG (and logged in) if you aren't yet. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69644'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69644 Tue, 5 Apr 2016 15:45:00 GMT PG is 10: Alumni Revisited - Caspar Field <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jtkjl/caspar-field.jpg" width="200" alt="PG is 10: Alumni Revisited - Caspar Field" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> <em>As part of our <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/10years">10th anniversary celebration</a> we've asked ten former key members of the PG team to share their memories and thoughts (as well as <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69644">their all-time top 10</a>). Let's dive in…<br><br></em><br><br><strong>Who are you?</strong><br><br>I'm Caspar Field, CEO of Wish Studios in (occasionally) sunny Brighton, where we're developing a sparkling new game for a fantastic publisher. I started out in the industry writing for <em>Edge</em> in the '90s, then launched <em>DC-UK</em>, and jumped across to game development in 2000.<br><br><strong><br><br>When did you work in the Pocket Gamer empire, and what did you do?</strong><br><br>I was lucky enough to write for the site back in the early days – 2006-2007. I reviewed a bunch of mobile games (pre-iPhone!), did some terribly interesting analysis of Metacritic data, and wrote a list of 'Top Five PSone Games We'd Love to See on PSP' that I'm proud to say I'd still stand by today. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69622'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69622 Sun, 3 Apr 2016 10:00:00 GMT My 10 best games of the past 10 years - Peter Willington <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-tmnbi/peter-willington.jpg" width="200" alt="My 10 best games of the past 10 years - Peter Willington" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> As part of the <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/10years">Pocket Gamer 10th anniversary</a> fun we've blackmailed former PG members into giving us a quick rundown of their favourite ten games of the past ten years. (We've also asked them to relive their PG moments, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69615">Peter included</a>.)<br><br>They've not been asked to rank these so don't take the order below as set in stone. Rather, think of these games as a collection of digital experiences that will enrich your life.<br><br>Or perhaps look through the list and mock their choices.<br><br><strong>Create your own list</strong><br><br>If you do disagree, here's the magic bit: you can give us your list.<br><br>See the 'Create your own Top List' button at the bottom of the article? It's not a trick. <br><br>You'll need to be registered with PG (and logged in) if you aren't yet. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69621'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69621 Sat, 2 Apr 2016 10:00:00 GMT PG is 10: Alumni Revisited - Peter Willington <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-tmnbi/peter-willington.jpg" width="200" alt="PG is 10: Alumni Revisited - Peter Willington" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> <em>As part of our <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/10years">10th anniversary celebration</a> we've asked ten former key members of the PG team to share their memories and thoughts (as well as their <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69621">all-time top 10 games</a>). Let's dive in…<br><br></em><br><br><strong>Who are you?</strong><br><br>My name's Peter Willington. You can find me on twitter.com/xeroxeroxero<br><br><strong><br><br>When did you work in the Pocket Gamer empire, and what did you do?</strong><br><br>I started off as Handheld Editor for <em>Pocket Gamer</em> and Community Manager for Steel Media in December 2011, and by the time I left in October 2015 I was Deputy Editor of <em>Pocket Gamer</em> and the Editor of <em>AppSpy</em>.<br><br><strong><br><br>What are you up to nowadays?</strong> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69615'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69615 Fri, 1 Apr 2016 15:15:00 GMT PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games - 2011 <img src="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/thumbs/na-aaxveua_pg10logo-onlight-stacked-blue-600px_png_100.jpg" width="200" alt="PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games - 2011" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This year, Pocket Gamer celebrates its tenth birthday.<br><br>In internet terms, that’s pretty ancient.<br><br>To mark the occasion, and to illustrate just how old and wise we are, we’ll be taking a look back at the games, trends, and general happenings for each of the years we’ve been around. (See <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69377">2006</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69401">2007</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69452">2008</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69484">2009</a>, <a href="r/Android/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69528">2010</a>.)<br><br>This time we’re glancing fondly back at 2011, a truly remarkable year in general, and a pretty darned good year for mobile gaming. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69602'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69602 Thu, 31 Mar 2016 18:30:00 GMT My 10 best games of the past 10 years - David McCarthy <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-lrcyr/david-mccarthy.jpg" width="200" alt="My 10 best games of the past 10 years - David McCarthy" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> As part of the <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/10years">Pocket Gamer 10th anniversary</a> fun we've blackmailed former PG members into giving us a quick rundown of their favourite ten games of the past ten years. (We've also asked them to relive their PG moments, <a href="r/iPhone/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69548">David included</a>.)<br><br>They've not been asked to rank these so don't take the order below as set in stone. Rather, think of these games as a collection of digital experiences that will enrich your life.<br><br>Or perhaps look through the list and mock their choices.<br><br><strong>Create your own list</strong><br><br>If you do disagree, here's the magic bit: you can give us your list.<br><br>See the 'Create your own Top List' button at the bottom of the article? It's not a trick. <br><br>You'll need to be registered with PG (and logged in) if you aren't yet. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69583'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/DSi/Pocket+Gamer+10th+Anniversary/feature.asp?c=69583 Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:30:00 GMT