DotEmu has announced what their next retro game port will be an it is the sequel to the arcade shooter franchise R-Type. Originally released by IREM in 1989, R-Type II is now slated for release onto Android and iOS in the near future. While there isn't a ton of details regarding this new game, we do have an early trailer that we get to check out.
OrangePixel has launched a new line of toys in the same style as their previous release of Heroes of Loot figurines. This time however these new toys are based off of their Gunslugs game and they look pretty damn awesome.
Radiohead, as in the actual band, has teamed up with Universal Everything to create a game called Polyfauna. This is a bit of an experimental game and app that has arrived onto Android and is an audiovisual journey more than anything else.
It has been a bit since we last posted about Minecraft: Pocket Edition and what kind of content we can look forward to in the next update. In fact we haven't posted about this game since the last major update but that doesn't mean things aren't in the works, features that people have been wanting for awhile now.
Rovio has begun teasing yet another Angry Birds game that they will be releasing soon, once again beating a dead horse with a stick even more when it comes to the Angry Birds franchise. In all seriousness though, this game will have to be something spectacular for this new game to not seem like a rehashing of their previous titles.
There are plenty of Tower Defense games available on Android already. Many of them are quite good, some of them suck, but most of them try to be a little different than what is already out there. Developers going by the name Insane Sheep have released a new game called Big Tower which they are banking on being unique enough to be the Tower Defense game of choice for fans of the genre.
In our earlier article about Supercell's revenues for 2013 and this year as well, we mentioned that the company was gearing up to release a third game called Boom Beach. Interestingly enough the company is labeling this a 'risky' game as in they have made some choices that they deem as risky, eluding to the possibility that it may flop as a game if players don't like these development choices.
Yesterday we posted that we wouldn't be posting anything more related to Flappy Bird due to the developer wanting some peace. Since then we have seen statements and other things posted by other websites involving the Flappy Bird developer which is fine, we will stick to our word for the most part. However Terry Cavanagh, the creator of Super Hexagon and other games, has published his own spin-off of Flappy Bird called Maverick Bird.
Clash of Clans developers Supercell apparently had a hacker breach the company's security, accessing corporate emails and business accounts, and then leaking this information online. Supercell has then turned around and posted the information anyways, announcing their 2013 revenues as well as up-to-date daily money coming into the company from their two games.
Everyone likes to try their hand at creating content for a game that they are playing and generally this only happens when you have a level generator or something similar available when the game is released. An upcoming roguelike game called #Dungeon that will let you generate levels for the game using Twitter as your level generating engine.
Rodeo Games is jumping into the Unreal Engine 4 scene with a new license for Epic Games' next-gen game development engine. This company is already known for a few of their titles as well as their partnership with Games Workshop who owns the Warhammer IP and have released one game under that franchise already called Warhammer Quest.