While some games focus a lot on action, others are all about relaxing and that is one of the themes behind Ice Water Games' new release called Viridi. If this game sounds familiar, it should, as we covered its development back in the earlier part of 2015. After our initial coverage, not much in the way of news had been released from the developers regarding where the game was at in terms of development. Now we get to jump right into it and start playing.
As many of you know, we were at E3 2016 all last week, and unfortunately some of the news we couldn't get out fast enough due to the lovely internet connection found at these events each year. However, in case you missed this, Nvidia has announced that two more Borderlands games which are being ported over to run on Shield devices.
As a kid, my grandfather had a toy blackjack game, not much larger than a gameboy. I remember playing with it extensively, so I can see the appeal of games that revolve around betting that isn't real. Once such game, released by Vindicta Games, is called Sim Betting Football and is a new type of football/soccer game. If this sounds familiar, it is because we talked about this game back in March 2016 when it was on Kickstarter looking for additional funds.
Clint Siu is a VFX artist and solo independent game developer. His game Prism is fascinating, completely enthralling and absolutely stunning. If you like games that put you in a meditative state as you explore the content, look no further than Prism. You will be glad you did.
I came across a video from AstrogradeLab, an independent game company. The trailer that they put together for the game felt like a trailer for a movie that was going to be released this summer. Now summer is upon us and so is this intriguing puzzle game from Astrograde Lab.
Over the last year couple of years, Samsung has really changed the landscape of mobile phone design. Their focus on providing more than you expect with your phone continues. For those who have one of Samsung's latest flagship devices, namely the Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, users have access to one of Samsung's proprietary apps known as Game Launcher.
Frima Studios is based in Canada. They have released a few titles for Android and iOS. A few weeks ago, they released Splash Pop. It is a fun puzzle game with a nice dose of strategy thrown in. If you enjoy puzzle games that get your fingers tapping, then Splash Pop will be right up your alley. It is available to download in the Google Play Store now.
Bulkypix and Pixel Ratio are releasing a game during the height of E3 this week. If you remember, some time ago, Pixel Ratio created a comical character named Aby. He was the main character in the game Aby Escape. Now, a few years later, Aby is back starring in another game, entitled Frantic Shooter. If you like top down shooters, this is one you will want to check out this week when it arrives for Android and iOS.
For fans of flight simulators, there's a new game that's been added to the genre. Eponymously dubbed Take Off The Flight Simulator, this game not only encompasses flight simulation, but it also allows players to dabble with managing their own airline.
It's always nice when we can have our cake and eat it too, like when quality games go on sale at a cheap price. Playdigious has decided to offer their platformer Puddle+ on sale for 1/7 of the normal price.