There happens to be a decent amount of music-based games out there in the mobile gaming world, whether it be a rhythm-based title or just something themed around music in general. However we haven't seen a game yet where you can unlock a new album from a music artist from within the game itself. That is, of course, until Alien Ride came along.
Steve Jackson's Sorcery! gamebooks have been around for quite some time, originally debuting in 1983. These books were like a sub-series of the Fighting Fantasy franchise and while Tin Man Games is delivering those titles to us, indie game developers Inkle will be bringing the Sorcery! series to us next month.
The other day Rovio began teasing a new Angry Birds game, emphasizing the word 'epic' about twenty times in the process. Well more details are out and guess what this game is called? Angry Birds Epic. Go figure right? Well that may not have blown your mind but the fact that this new Angry Birds game is apparently a turn-based RPG will most likely do the trick.
Having already been quite successful in the mobile gaming scene with games such as DragonVale and NinJump, Backflip Studios is now expanding to include third-party releases onto mobile as well. This will be done through a new company / brand called Backflip Publishing.
It's been an interesting few months since Flappy Bird's release onto Android and iOS before being taken down from the developer of the game, Dong Nguyen. Citing everything from the game ruining his life to being too addictive, Nguyen pulled the game down. Subsequently a massive storm of clones ended up being released onto both platforms afterwards. I'm sure the game making $50,000/day had nothing to do with that at all.
The Mount & Blade franchise of games is currently available for PC gamers to enjoy but that is all changing today as Nvidi and Taleworld Entertainment have unleashed Mount & Blade: Warband onto Android. The joyful chaos that is this franchise is indeed ow playable on Android, complete with all the multiplayer madness that you would be hoping for.
Holy Warp is currently developing a hybrid game called Swords & Some Magic which combine some of the mechanics found in more traditional platformers with the gameplay and mechanics of an endless runner, all of which is being made using Unreal Engine. Your goal? To reach the top of the 'Dark Tower'.
Mobile games who happen to also be a fan of the telephone booth time-travelling Doctor Who has something to look forward to on Wednesday as that is when BBC Worldwide will be releasing Doctor Who: Legacy, a Puzzle-RPG style of game that will be available for free.
Rovio has already begun teasing a new Angry Birds game as of last month called Angry Birds Stella which will apparently feature a whole new art style within a game that will address some real world issues. Essentially a morally conscience Angry Birds game. Now that company is teasing another new Angry Birds title which they are boasting will be quite the 'epic' game when it arrives.
There are over one million apps in the Google Play store. From shopping apps, to news feeds, to some of the most addictive games on the market, smartphone and tablet users are downloading them by the bucket-load. And it seems everyone is getting in on the act.
AMC has announced that their tension and zombie filled TV show The Walking Dead will finally be getting a mobile game in the near future. AMC has brought on a new game development studio called Next Games which is almost a sort of 'dream team' in a lot of ways. Founder in Helsinki, Finland on the later part of 2013, this company has been formed from veteran designers from companies such as Rovio, Supercell and Disney.