Category Archives: Android
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 16:27 BST
Curiosity developer 22 Cans has released a new video for its experimental tap-a-thon. The time-lapsed clip shows the cube being obliterated and marks the ’50 layers left’ stage, confirming that the project is heading towards its end-game.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 18:19 BST
Zen Studios is celebrating Star Wars Day by putting its various versions of Star Wars Pinball on sale.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 01:06 BST
Quantum Conundrum developer Airtight Games has revealed its new project, a frankly delightful sounding Ouya exclusive called Soul Fjord.
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 | 11:12 BST
Gamers of a certain age may recall many an afternoon spent playing Games Workshop’s Talisman board game, back when trolling was not considered a pointless and rude internet past-time. Now, Thumbstar is bringing the single-player Talisman Prologue HD to mobile devices and it’s out this week.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 | 17:24 BST
Ouya now has over 10,000 registered developers, according to the firm’s head of developer relations, Kellee Santiago. Speaking with Joystiq, she said to expect announcements regarding the console to occur in the next “few weeks.” The latest we’ve heard on the development end, is that Minority Media’s Silent Enemy is in the works for the console, among other high profile development teams.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 | 18:13 BST
An update for the Curiosity app is available, and it includes an option to “re-grow” cubes via in-app purchases.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 | 03:25 BST
Papo & Yo developer Minority Media has a new game for Ouya in the works. Called Silent Enemy, it tackles the uncomfortable issues of childhood bullying.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 02:15 BST
Google’s Android smartphone OS ias close to 1 billion activations, CEO Eric Schmidt said at the AllThingsD Dive Into Mobile conference.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 23:54 BST
The first thing I saw on Twitter this morning was at least a dozen people linking to “the greatest video game trailer of all time” – a Jazz-voice introduction to Leviathan: Warships. It’s certainly a contender.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 22:08 BST
Three popular geek interests combine in one App Store release today. Take your pick of which one you like best – webcomics; gamebooks; or Wesley Crusher.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 06:15 BST
According to tests conducted by graphics firm Futuremark, the tech powering Android micro-console Ouya is at least one generation out of date in terms of smartphone technology. Still, even if it is out-performed by current phones and tablets, it’s just $99 which is pretty thrifty. You can watch a video of the benchmark process through the break. The Ouya hits stores in early June; Kickstarter backers are already receiving their units.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 05:49 BST
Sony Online Entertainment has released a companion mobile app for Planetside 2, available now for free on Android and iOS. PCGamesN reports the app allows you to voice chat with your compadres, which is kind of amazing if you’re trying to organise whatever the shooter MMO has instead of raids. It also connects to various social media and community destinations, provides information on game systems, has a news ticker, offers leaderboards and stores your character’s stats for bragging rights at the pub.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 13:02 BST
ARMA Tactics has been included as part of Nvidia’s ‘Android Thursdays’ series of video – although I’m sure its currently Monday – and the game has been shown running in real-time. The clip shows off Bohemia’s neat visual trickery, strategic combat and more.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 20:20 BST
Microsoft has updated its Xbox SmartGlass app on Android devices with support for 10-inch tablets, an activity browser link, expanded messaging, an awake state, and a more streamlined design. Hit it up on the XBL Marketplace. Via Major Nelson.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 13:36 BST
Tekken Card Tournament developer Namco Bandai has shifted over a million downloads of the free turn-based brawler since it launched last week. The game is out now for browsers, as well as Android and iOS devices.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 02:39 BST
Another free update for Rayman Jungle Run has rolled out, this time offering 20 new stages, including two outings in Land of the Livid Dead, a pirate ship, and a boss pursuit level. Check out a tariler through the break.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 21:37 BST
Electronic Arts CCO Richard Hilleman believes video games aren’t mass market yet, with the closest medium to reach the sector being the social and mobile space.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 10:54 BST
Shadowrun Returns developer Harebrained Schemes has announced that its Kickstarter-funded RPG will launch on Steam in June.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 10:11 BST
eJay Pure developer Wired Productions has added a free 8-bit chiptune samples pack to its Kickstarter campaign. Whether you back the project or not, they can be yours ahead of the game’s eventual release on iOS and Android later this year.
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 16:04 BST
Ouya has responded to a wave of negative reviews after a handful of sites got their hands on early consoles sent out to Kickstarter backers. The company has promised that said negative issues will have been remedied by the time the final console builds hit retailers on June 4.