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Mobile version of Pitfall! underway at Activision

The newly-formed mobile division over at Activision is revisiting the old Activision classic Pitfall!

Originally released back in 1982 for the Atari 2600 (and ported to just about everything else 8-bit), Pitfall! was a big success – it was the second highest selling game for the Atari 2600 and is adored by fans still to this day.

“We’ve been working on Pitfall since earlier in the year when we set up and it has been really good to revisit that and bring it to a modern audience” Activision’s Martyn Brown told MCV, keen to dispel last week’s rumours that a Call of Duty for smartphones was underway instead. “Pitfall for smartphones is a fresh take” he continued, however no details as to what this entails have yet be provided.

Pitfall! turns 30 in September of this year – 3 months ahead of me. We are old.

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Rockstar inflicting Max Payne on your mobile device in April

Rockstar has announced that Max Payne Mobile, an optimised port of Remedy’s neo-noir classic Max Payne for mobile devices, will be hitting iOS on April 12. Android owners will see the title two weeks later, on April 26.

Max Payne Mobile will feature some degree of control customisation, high-resolution textures, HD graphics, and connectivity to the Rockstar Games Social Club.