For Want of a Button

by NFG - 21st May 2015 in Hard Hackin, Mobile Devices

I recently purchased a Galaxy Note 4 phone, and I love it. It’s an amazing piece of hardware let down only by Samsung’s inability to write useful software. Or perhaps it makes as much sense to say that Samsung can’t […]

Android Review: Into the Dead

by NFG - 12th April 2013 in Reviews

Endless Runners are a pox upon the mobile market. They’re common, they’re easy, and who cares? Except once in a while they’re done right, like JetPack Joyride, or Temple Run (so I hear). Basically you run as far as you […]

Real Racing 3, In-App Purchases, EA and CliffyB

by NFG - 5th March 2013 in Games

The internet is a funny thing. Where else can you read about people you’ve never met talking about games you’d never play and then participate in the conversation as if somehow it has anything to do with you? Anyway, a […]

Android Review: Super Hexagon

by NFG - 19th January 2013 in Mobile Devices, Reviews

There are games that are hard because they demand concentration and timing, and there are games where you’re not asked to do anything particularly complicated but your brain just freaks out and you die ’cause somehow, deep in your grey […]

Zen Pinball Review: Excalibur

by NFG - 26th December 2012 in Mobile Devices

Excalibur is a table that is probably a perfect example of Zen’s problem with table design: it’s a colourful contrasty miasma of fancy artwork, and trying to figure out where the hell your ball has gone is an exercise in […]

Zen Pinball Review: Tesla

by NFG - 26th December 2012 in Mobile Devices

OK, so this review will be very short, ’cause I’ve got half an hour’s play time on this table, and I still have yet to start a lit round. It’s been 100% random ball flipping so far, without any special […]

Vodafone useless, pulls out of Japan

by NFG - 3rd June 2006 in Japan, Tech

The newest vodafone unit, the Sharp 904-SH, is like a mini deity. Check out this feature list: VGA screen, Bluetooth with a neat new ‘near chat’, letting you talk to people within a ten metre radius, 3.2 megapixel camera (featuring […]

Nectaris for Verizon

by NFG - 8th April 2006 in Review

Forum regular Blaine has posted a review of Verizon’s new cellular title, the amazing Nectaris. If you can’t have Nectaris on the DS you can have it on your cellphone. Read the review!

Cellular gaming update!

by NFG - 18th February 2005 in Games

There’s a lot of fun stuff coming out for Japanese cellular phones. It’s a lot of what you’d expect, but some surprises as well. Here’s the editorial and, as if you even cared about anything else, here’s the gallery.

New DariusDX for Vodafone

by NFG - 8th September 2004 in Games

Taito‘s finally put up some screenshots of their newest DariusDX for Vodafone in Japan. One of their deluxe 256k Applis, costs four hundred Yen to download and looks as good as the PC Engine version, I’d say.