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NOT TO BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION. http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/ en-gb Sun, 25 Feb 2018 09:41:54 GMT Copyright (c) 2018 Pocket Gamer Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 432 - Alto's Odyssey, Layers of Fear: Legacy <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 432 - Alto's Odyssey, Layers of Fear: Legacy" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> We take to the dunes this week to discuss the launch of the hugely anticipated sandboarding(!) sequel <em>Alto's Odyssey</em>.<br><br>There's also info on the latest - and possibly last - <em>Rime</em> update, plus the upcoming arrival of <em>Lichtspeer</em> on mobile.<br><br>New releases <em>Glitch Dash</em> and <em>Dice Brawl: Captain's League</em> are put under the microscope, and James chats to <em>Layers of Fear: Legacy</em> producer Rafal Basaj about cramming all of that spookiness onto the Switch.<br><br><strong>Download episode 432:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep432.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76769'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76769 Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:36:45 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 431 - Florence, PUBG Mobile <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 431 - Florence, PUBG Mobile" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This week has it all: from plot-free sandboxes of endless multiplayer violence to short, heartfelt, narrative-driven experiences.<br><br>Yes, we take a look at the Chinese version of <em>PUBG</em> on mobile, then play <em>Monument Valley</em> co-creator Ken Wong's delightful interactive story <em>Florence</em>.<br><br>We also talk to the man himself, as well as checking out the rest of the week's new mobile releases including puzzler <em>Death Squared</em>, cat-romancing sim <em>Purrfect Date</em>, plus <em>Bayonetta</em> and <em>Bayonetta 2</em> on Switch.<br><br><strong>Download episode 431:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep431.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76709'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76709 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:44:12 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 430 - Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition, Dandara <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 430 - Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition, Dandara" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This week, Em and James attempt to answer the burning question: just what is <em>Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition</em>, and who is it for? <br><br>They also cover the release of excellent mobile Metroidvania <em>Dandara</em>, the less than stellar mystery game <em>The X-Files: Deep State</em>, and the ridiculously retro <em>Dig Dog</em>.<br><br>Matchmaker extraordinaire Kitty Powers makes an appearance too, dropping by to talk about her new relationship game <em>Kitty Powers Love Life</em>.<br><br><strong>Download episode 430:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep430.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76649'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76649 Fri, 9 Feb 2018 16:26:53 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 429 - Mario Kart Tour, Hero Hunters <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 429 - Mario Kart Tour, Hero Hunters" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> The January slump is over, and February is here to inject gallons of piping hot content into your mobile device.<br><br>First, James and Em struggle with the certain knowledge that <em>Mario Kart</em> is coming to our phones within the next year in the form of Mario Kart Tour.<br><br>Then they discover a <em>Westworld</em> game is on the way from the <em>Fallout Shelter</em> devs, before checking out the week's new releases, which include the likes of <em>Dissidia Final Fantasy</em>, <em>Bring You Home</em>, and <em>Night in the Woods</em>.<br><br>Finally, they chat to the developer of new team shooter <em>Hero Hunters</em>.<br><br><strong>Download episode 429:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep429.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76581'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76581 Fri, 2 Feb 2018 17:15:18 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 428 - The Room: Old Sins, Thumper <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 428 - The Room: Old Sins, Thumper" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> The new release gods are smiling upon us this week, as we are graced with not one but two ingeniously creepy mobile games.<br><br><em>The Room: Old Sins</em> takes us back to the realm of puzzle boxes and arcane horrors, while <em>Thumper</em>'s weird brand rhythm action has Em and James tapping their thumbs to the sound of industrial noise.<br><br>Despite these distractions, they are able to pull themselves away from their screens long enough to interview the guy behind <em>Warhammer Quest II</em>, and discover how switching studios for the sequel affected the finished product.<br><br><strong>Download episode 428:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep428.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76517'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76517 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 17:25:28 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 427 - LABO, World of Warships Blitz <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 427 - LABO, World of Warships Blitz" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> So it seems Nintendo wants us to build our own game peripherals with <em>LABO</em>, the cardboard assembly game / craft hybrid revealed to the world this week.<br><br>James and Em discuss this daft but wonderful turn up, along with the mobile release of <em>World of Warships Blitz</em>, twin-stick shooter <em>Jydge</em>, and <em>Hero Academy 2</em>.<br><br>They also talk to Travis Ryan, the developer of new AR battler <em>Smash Tanks </em>about how to effectively bring a digital game into the real world.<br><br><strong>Download episode 427:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep427.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76454'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76454 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:48:04 GMT Get started as a game journalist with work experience at the leading mobile games site <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-nzle/pocketgamerparty2018.jpg" width="200" alt="Get started as a game journalist with work experience at the leading mobile games site" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> <p>Want to get your start in the glamorous world of mobile games journalism? Place your boot on the road to global media stardom? We can help.</p><br><br><p>There are work experience opportunities across Steel Media's portfolio of websites right now. We're particularly keen to find diverse new talent for <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk">PocketGamer.co.uk</a> and <a href="http://www.148apps.com">148Apps.com</a>. We will take you in, show you the ropes, offer feedback, and see what you're made of. This is your chance to see if online games journalism is for you. And Steel Media has an excellent track record for helping interns and new contributors go on to careers in the business.</p><br><br><p><strong>Who the heck are we anyway?</strong></p><br><br><p>With decades worth of experience to share, Steel Media is the perfect place to hone your writing skills, gain valuable insight into your creative abilities, and discover how to research and curate content.</p> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/news.asp?c=76417'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/news.asp?c=76417 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:59:00 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 426 - Dark Souls Remastered, Let Them Come <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 426 - Dark Souls Remastered, Let Them Come" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This week we felt a great disturbance, as if a million Switches shattered in a flex of rage and were suddenly silenced.<br><br>Yes, <em>Dark Souls</em> is coming to Nintendo's super-popular handheld, and we hope you've got yours insured.<br><br>Em and James discuss this glorious turn-up along with new releases <em>Let Them Come</em> and <em>Rusty Lake Paradise</em>, and ask why Pokemon won't work on older iOS devices any more.<br><br>Plus, they chat to Dan Erhard Olsson, the creator of the <em>Clear Vision</em> series, about his upcoming multiplayer version of the game.<br><br><strong>Download episode 426:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep426.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76393'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76393 Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:21:17 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 425 - Spectre & Meltdown, Antihero <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 425 - Spectre & Meltdown, Antihero" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> We ring in the new year on mobile by celebrating the fact that the security of all our handsets is fundamentally compromised.<br><br>Hooray.<br><br>But it's not all bad news - we've got the best upcoming games of 2018, plus a look at the week's new releases, including the excellent thief guild boardgame <em>Antihero</em>.<br><br>We also chat to Mike Bithell about <em>Subsurface Circular</em>, <em>Thomas Was Alone</em>, and why text adventures are still great.<br><br><strong>Download episode 425:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep425.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76340'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76340 Fri, 5 Jan 2018 16:31:02 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 424 - Christmas Spectacular 2017 <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 424 - Christmas Spectacular 2017" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> It's that most wonderful time of the year: the time where Glen, James, and Emily talk for 75 minutes straight about the mobile gaming highlights of 2017, including their personal top 3 games of the last 12 months.<br><br>They also bid a fond farewell to Glen, who will be moving onto pastures new in 2018.<br><br><strong>Download episode 424:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep424.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76299'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76299 Fri, 22 Dec 2017 18:26:01 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 423 - Life is Strange, INSIDE, FEZ <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 423 - Life is Strange, INSIDE, FEZ" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Christmas has come 2 weeks early for mobile gamers! <br><br>Not only do iPhone owners get to roam Arcadia Bay in time-reversing adventure <em>Life is Strange</em>, they can also explore a grim factory of otherworldly doom in <em>Limbo</em> dev Playdead's second game <em>INSIDE</em>.<br><br>There's also a port of Phil Fish's acclaimed platformer <em>FEZ</em>, the launch of exquisite art puzzler<em> Gorogoa</em>, and a chat with one of the creators of <em>Dragon's Watch</em>.<br><br><strong>Download episode 423:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep423.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76217'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76217 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:20:00 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 422 - Reigns: Her Majesty, Amazing Katamari Damacy <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 422 - Reigns: Her Majesty, Amazing Katamari Damacy" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This week the team rolls into a new kingdom, swelling and absorbing mobile news facts along the way to offer to their new queen.<br><br>By which I mean they will be discussing Tinder-style monarch sim <em>Reigns: Her Majesty</em>, and the newly-launched auto-roller <em>Amazing Katamari Damacy</em>.<br><br>They also cover the Switch version of <em>The Sexy Brutale</em>, the latest <em>Breath of the Wild</em> DLC, and <em>Portal</em>'s unlikely pairing with <em>Bridge Constructor</em>.<br><br>Plus, James gets to chat to the folks behind <em>GRID: Autosport</em>'s new mobile port.<br><br><strong>Download episode 422:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep422.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76152'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76152 Fri, 8 Dec 2017 16:34:49 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 421 - GRID Autosport, Neverending Nightmares <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 421 - GRID Autosport, Neverending Nightmares" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Tyre squeals and trauma this week as the team examines the mobile version of console racer <em>GRID Autosport</em>, then tackle the bloodstained corridors of stylish horror game <em>Neverending Nightmares</em>.<br><br>Plus, with <em>PUBG </em>clones popping up everywhere, they address the news that there will be not one but two official <em>PUBG</em> games coming to mobile soon.<br><br>They also cover the release of <em>Hoppenhelm</em> and <em>Game Dev Tycoon</em>, as well as chatting with the creator of <em>RPGolf.</em><br><br><strong>Download episode 421:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep421.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76088'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76088 Fri, 1 Dec 2017 17:19:00 GMT Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon players failed to complete the game's first Global Mission <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-nmsaud/capture.jpg" width="200" alt="Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon players failed to complete the game's first Global Mission" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> While <a href="/r/iPhone/Pokemon+GO/news.asp?c=76020">there was good news in <em>Pokemon GO</em>'s Global Catch Challenge</a>, things didn't go quite as well in <em>Pokemon Ultra Sun</em> and <em>Ultra Moon</em>, <a href="https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/50c335b8-81f8-42e8-b9df-81042f47a823">according to the game's official site</a>.<br><br>The game's first Global Mission involved players catching ten million Pokemon during the duration of the challenge. It's fair to say that was a pretty optimistic number. All in all, 5.4 million were caught. Shame on you <em>Ultra Sun</em> and <em>Ultra Moon</em> players.<br><br>Not too much shame though, because anyone who was involved in the event will get 1000 Festival Coins for taking part. And if you're a PGL member you'll get 2000 coins. So even though you failed, you're getting something to show for your efforts. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pokemon+Ultra+Sun%2FPokemon+Ultra+Moon/news.asp?c=76027'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pokemon+Ultra+Sun%2FPokemon+Ultra+Moon/news.asp?c=76027 Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:34:56 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 420 - Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Rules of Survival <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 420 - Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Rules of Survival" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Good news for fans of battle royale and sofa shopping this week.<br><br><em><br><br>Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp</em> takes the cutesy life-sim formula and squeezes it onto your phone, while <em>PUBG</em>-a-like <em>Rules of Survival</em> attempts to replicate the thrill of hiding in a barn wearing a t-shirt on a tiny screen.<br><br>Plus we talk to <em>The Watchmen</em> co-creator Dave Gibbons about <em>Rogue Trooper Redux</em>, and his incredible career in comics and gaming.<br><br><strong>Download episode 420:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep420.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76006'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=76006 Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:21:20 GMT