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PG is 10: Alumni Revisited – Peter Willington

As part of our 10th anniversary celebration we've asked ten former key members of the PG team to share their memories and thoughts (as well as their all-time top 10 games). Let's dive in…Who are you?My name's Peter Willington. You can find me on twitter.com/xeroxeroxeroWhen did you work in the Pocket Gamer ...

One week left to vote in Pocket Gamer Awards 2016

Well, you've been busy.Thousands and thousands and thousands have already voted in the Pocket Gamer Awards 2016. Hundreds of thousands, in fact.We're delighted to see you so engaged – thank you – but despite the record-breaking response some of the categories remain really, silly close.So now, sisters and ...

PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games – 2008

PG is 10: The History of Mobile Games – 2008

This year, this month, Pocket Gamer celebrates its tenth birthday.In internet terms, that’s pretty ancient.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 ...

The 5 worst Star Wars games on handheld

The 5 worst Star Wars games on handheld

The Star Wars license has been used for some terrific games.Who can forget blasting Stormtroopers in Dark Forces, making tough decisions in Knights of the Old Republic, and even force-pushing piggies in Angry Birds?But for every Jedi, there's a Sith. Or whatever. I mean there are bad games as well as good ones. ...

4 times Satoru Iwata was a programming badass

4 times Satoru Iwata was a programming badass

Satoru Iwata, who died this week at the age of 55, was the only Nintendo president who had a background in game design and development.He started his career at HAL Laboratory, working on games like Balloon Fight and Kirby. Eventually he would become president of HAL, then head of corporate planning at Nintendo, and ...

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died

''On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer.''Satoru Iwata, the global president of Nintendo, has died of cancer at the age of 55.Iwata started his career as a programmer at HAL Laboratory where he worked on games like Kirby, Balloon Fight, and ...