Android game developer Animoca have announced that they have secured the rights to develop two games for Android based off of two very different TV shows. One game will be based off of the British comedy series, which has also spawned movies as well, called Mr. Bean. The second game will be based off of the Japanese superhero Ultraman who has had numerous TV Shows, toys, and existing video games based off of him.
It has actually been a little while since we last talked about Dexter The Game 2 coming to Android, with the last time being back in July of this year. Ecko|Code and Showtime have teamed up to bring Dexter The Game 2 to Android which is based off of the hit TV show which is also on Showtime. For those of you curious, yes the voice acting is done by the Series' star Michael C. Hall.
For the most part most augmented reality games are usually of an MMO nature with a few exceptions to the rule existing. Google has already done its fair share invading the world with Android devices and now their in-house development studio, called Niantic Labs, have revealed an MMO augmented reality game called Ingress which looks pretty interesting to say the least.
Previously we published that the Beta/demo version of this game was available from the developer's website, Cold Bean Games, but now you can download the demo (full version available via in-game purchase) direct;y from the Play store. Originally released onto Steam for PC gamers, Beat Hazard Ultra is a music-driven bullet hell shooter where the intensity of the gameplay is based off of the music you are listening to.
Madfinger Games have been running an open beta for their multiplayer version of Shadowgun, called Shadowgun: Deadzone, for the last few weeks now. Right on time with their announcement of the game dropping the open beta tags and officially launching on November 15th, 2012, Shadowgun: Deadzone has arrived on Google Play. There is also a few things you should know when you go to jump into shooting other people in the face.
About a week and a half ago we talked about the next Minecraft: Pocket Edition update that would be heading our way soon. It was going to be coming with a pretty unique feature called the Nether Reactor which is basically an end-game, due to the materials need to build it, type of item you can construct. Well, for those of us who have waited patiently, the 0.5.0 update for Minecraft: Pocket Edition is now live for downloading.
11 Bit Studios are on a roll at the moment. They recently released Funky Smugglers, and will soon launch the sequel to Anomaly: Warzone Earth, called Anomaly Korea. Anyways, today the Polish-based game developers are putting up Sleepwalker’s Journey on Google Play, you know, for people like me who never sleepwalk but would like to experience it all the same.
It's been about a week since Humble Bundle 4 for Android was released into the wild for all to buy and download. Featuring five games already, six if you include the unlockable Machinarium game if you chose to pay over the average amount being paid for the bundle at the time of you purchasing it, the Humble Bundle 4 for Android has seen quite a bit of success, selling over 124,000 bundles, adding up to over $760,000 in total sales in the first week. To celebrate this, the folk over at Humble Bundle have added five more gamed to make the total 10 that you will get, 11 if you pay more than the average.
For those of you who have patiently waited for Sega's upcoming revamping of the Dreamcast classic game Jet Set Radio, officially to be called Jet Set Radio HD, there is some good news finally after a long time of silence. It appears that Sega is gearing up to release Jet Set Radio on multiple platforms this month, with Android and iOS getting it on November 29th, 2012. In a bit of an interesting twist, the product listing on Sega's site says it is already out but don't believe that, it won't be till the 29th.
Chillingo has released a couple of new games onto the Google Play store this morning called This Could Hurt and Grow Away. Both games are very different from each other with This Could Hurt being a 3D platformer while Grow Away is a game similar to a lot of the other 'vs' types of games already available on Android except this one is themed around food vs bad diet.
Having been released over a week ago as a location-based early access beta for folks in Canada and Australia, Spacetime Studios have gone ahead and officially launched their newest title in the Legends franchise called Arcane Legends. We did a fairly extensive preview of the game a couple of weeks back but for those of you who missed it, we will go over it all again.