Category Archives: Tablets
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 | 17:30 GMT
17-Bit has announced that Skulls of the Shogun has had its price marked down on Xbox Live, PC, and Surface tablets. Previously, the title cost 1,200 MS Points/$9.99 but you can now pick it up for 800 MS Points/$6.99. The price of the mobile phone version has not been cut.
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 | 19:36 GMT
High Voltage Software’s The Conduit is getting an HD makeover for Tegra powered mobile systems, according to GoNinteno. Set for release during Q1 2013, the game’s Tegrazone page states the first mission will be free, but you’ll have to pay $2.99 for packs consisting of three-levels each for the rest. Alternatively, you can buy the six level bundle for $4.99. Have a look for yourself.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 22:09 GMT
A group of staff laid off when Zynga shuttered its Boston studio last year have formed a new team, Proletariat (“games for the people”). Polygon reports the team has experience at Insomniac Games, Turbine and Harmonix, and will focus on core experiences for mobile and tablet. Follow its progress and check out its first projects, LetterRush and Hug the Sloth, here.
Sun, Feb 24, 2013 | 22:34 GMT
After following along for four months of weekly teasers, the first thing I did this morning was check in with the long-awaited Mew-Genics reveal. Meet Team Meat’s newest game, which is all my dreams come true.
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 | 14:25 GMT
Back in summer 2012, Sony filed a patent for a tablet device called EyePad. The name police are currently launching an investigation into the guff moniker.
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 | 02:30 GMT
The Drowning boasts some serious shooter chops behind it thanks to project lead Ben Cousins, former executive producer of the Battlefield series. See how a veteran shooter team makes the jump to touch controls in the trailer through the break.
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 | 05:16 GMT
After a few years of being the only game in town, the iPad’s triumphant revival of the tablet market may be coming to an end. In a Citi note to investors reported by CNET, analysts suggested the smaller iPad Mini is cannibalising the larger iPad’s sales, and that 7″ Android tablets are also growing in popularity. In the smartphone market, recent reports have suggested that while Android sales still have a way to go to make a dent in iPhone’s market share, the Google platform is growing much more quickly.
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 | 01:05 GMT
Wikipad, an Android tablet tailor-made for gaming, has popped back up after months of silence, but seems to have shrunk a bit in the meantime.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 02:27 GMT
A new video of Nvidia’s handheld console, Project Shield, shows a very impressive portable version of Borderlands 2.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 00:08 GMT
Chillingo, the EA-owned mobile publisher which first brought Angry Birds to light, has launched a new initiative called 100% Indie. A web portal offers indie mobile developers a range of support tools and resources, but also a chance to hook up with Samsung. The hardware manufacturer is gaining huge ground in the smartphone market, and wants games developers on board; it’s offering up to six months of 100% revenue followed by competitive revenue share rates for any titles accepted into the program in the first six months.
Mon, Feb 04, 2013 | 04:32 GMT
Team Meat has confirmed it has put a new version of Super Meat Boy on hold while it works on Mew-Genics.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | 23:17 GMT
A quick one for numbers fans; the App Annie Index’s Q4 2012 report shows iOS games are still bringing in significantly more revenue – up to three and half times as much – as Android releases, despite the latter platform’s increasing popularity. That said, Android’s Google Play store’s revenue doubled over the three month period while the App Store grew by just 20%. GamesIndustry has all the details.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 21:29 GMT
Fighting Fantasy classic House of Hell is available now on Android and iDevice courtesy of new license holders Tin Man Games.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 21:58 GMT
Amazon has expanded its In-App Purchasing to include PC, Mac, and web games. This should make things much easier for users to make in-game purchases when playing monetized games, and even better than you can look over your purchase history through your Amazon.com account. You can find out how mobile game developers will be using the new payment process through here. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 21:15 GMT
Disney Infinity starter packs have been priced. Each contains the game, three figures and Play Sets and will run $74.99 in the US. The starter contains Pirates of the Caribbean’s Jack Sparrow, The Incredibles’ Mr Incredible, and Sully of Monsters University. Each set of figurines, as noted yesterday, will come with its own playset linked to the character. These will run $34.99, and Power Disc bundles start at $4.99. Pricing in the UK has the starter packs running £64.99, and £12.99 for characters (thanks, Nickk900). Via Joystiq.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 00:52 GMT
Microsoft Studios has launched a new Windows 8 initiative called PLAY today, selecting 15 games including Ilomilo+ and Gunstringer: Dead Man Running for use across compatible devices like Surface tablets.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 19:37 GMT
Skulls of the Shogun will be released worldwide on Xbox 360, Windows 8 PC, Microsoft Surface, and Windows Phone at the end of the month. 17-BIT said the title will run you 1200 MS Points, $14.99 in the Microsoft Store, and $6.99 for the mobile version. Releasing on January 30, the game will be localized in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Russian.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 | 00:08 GMT
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 | 21:25 GMT
Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, the latest from Spicy Horse, is now in open beta.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 18:19 GMT