Category Archives: Android
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 20:37 GMT
The Humble folks have launched the very first Humble Mobile Bundle, in which paying any amount will get you Contre Jour, Plants vs. Zombies, Anomaly Korea and Bladeslinger, and beating the average price will add Metal Slug 3 and the Room. All copies are for Android only. Games are downloaded from the Humble Bundle app. Have fun.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 19:01 GMT
GungHo Entertainment has been striking it rich in the past year thanks to the huge success of their mobile gem-matching RPG Puzzle & Dragons. Japanese telecom giant SoftBank, which already had stake in the company, will be picking up an additional 73,400 shares, bringing their interest to 58.5 percent of the company.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 18:35 GMT
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 10:43 GMT
eJay Pure could see the music-creation franchise relaunched this year if its newly-posted Kickstarter campaign proves successful.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 15:12 GMT
Ecco the Dolphin never got another outing after the rather brilliant Defender of the Future on Dreamcast and PS2. However, the creators of the original games have formed a Kickstarter campaign to make a spiritual sequel called The Big Blue.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 10:53 GMT
Like Samsung Galaxy before it, the Android-powered Ouya console is said to support emulators. Word on the street is that both SNES and NES emulators will be ready for launch.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 09:52 GMT
Ninja Village is the latest game from sim-wizards Kairosoft, and it’s out on Android now.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 05:42 GMT
Wizards of the Coast has announced that Magic 2014 – Duels of the Planeswalkers is due this northern summer, heading to Android for the first time alongside iPad, PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 01:33 GMT
The mobile release of Final Fantasy 5 is based on the Game Boy Advance port, but while it stays true to the RPG’s 2D roots, it has illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano in place of some character portraits, and Dimensions-like character sprites. Famitsu App has a couple of screens, which you can check out on Siliconera alongside some comparison shots. Final Fantasy 5 hits iOS in Japan in March, with an Android version due in northern summer.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 16:21 GMT
Demiurge Studios has announced Shoot Many Robots is now available for download on Android devices from Google Play. Those who aren’t Android users shouldn’t fret, as it will also be made available for iOS “in the near future.” Shoot Many Robots was released on Steam, XBLA and PSN last year.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 01:28 GMT
Final Fantasy 5 will release on smartphones in Japan this month, according to a Japanese report translated by Siliconera. The classic RPG has been ported from the Game Boy Advance version, and will sport improved 2D graphics and touch screen controls. A western release has been announced but not yet dated. FF5 originally released on SNES but is also available on the PlayStation Network and the Wii U’s Virtual Console.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 05:13 GMT
Zynga has produced a follow-up to last year’s three-month wonder, Draw Something. Unusually, it didn’t bother with a press release, instead just handing the game over to American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, who tweeted about it. No release details have been shared yet; we may have to wait for Seacrest’s Draw Something tv game show (I know, I know) to surface before the press blitz begins.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 04:31 GMT
Just a little blip for you: Sony’s stock has risen 11% after being upgraded by Japanese analyst Daiwa. Unfortunately, it has nothing to do with games, with Reuters reporting that Sony’s recently announced line of Xperia Android phones have proved seductive enough to convince investors that Sony Mobile might finally get its act together. Still, broad corporate health means less reason for Sony to consider cost-cutting in the PlayStation division, so it’s good news.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 01:47 GMT
EA is getting behind the newly-revealed Samsung Galaxy S4, which looks set to be one of the most successful Android handsets of the next few years. A-list reports the publisher is prepping 16 games for the handset, and will have compatible versions available on the Google Play Store at launch. Supported titles include Tetris Blitz, Real Racing 3, The Simpsons: Tapped Out, Plants vs. Zombies, Monopoly and Bejeweled Blitz.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 01:38 GMT
Fez creator and lone Polytron survivor Phil Fish has said he wants Fez to release on almost everything, notably entering negotiations with Sony but ruling out the 3DS.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 01:06 GMT
Dungeon Defenders 2 has been announced as a free-to-play follow up with a MOBA-like multiplayer mode.
Sun, Mar 17, 2013 | 22:10 GMT
Much loved mobile effort Doodle Jump is four years old this week, and to celebrate, Lima Sky is offering it free for one day on both iPad and Android; the Android version is a new version with a graphical upgrade and performance improvements. More than 5 billion games of Doodle Jump have been played since launch, sending the protagonist far enough to travel back and forth between the Earth and Sun six times. It’s the number three top paid app of all time on the App Store, and a Kinect version is due in the next few months.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 13:08 GMT
The Conduit developer High Voltage Software has released an HD re-mastered edition of its Wii shooter on Google Play today.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 12:53 GMT
Chaos Rings 2 has hit Android, courtesy of Square-Enix. The developer is also holding a sale on other games in the RPG series.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 10:44 GMT
Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S4 smartphone last night, and along with it, a prototype game controller add-on.