As many of you may know by know, Dead Trigger 2 from Madfinger Games has had some tournaments for players to compete in with prizes ranging from in-game cash to actual physical prizes. So far they have been short tournaments but the new ITHACA Tour is much bigger than anything already held.
PlayStation Mobile, Inc. has been quite busy lately. We recently heard that Run Sackboy! Run!, will arrive sometime this month for Android and iOS devices. In the meantime, you can check out the latest offering from PlayStation Mobile, Inc. called Entwined Challenge. It is a tunnel-type runner, with a compelling story shared between two characters. It is visually mesmerizing, aurally pleasing, and has controls that are easy to operate.
Noodlecake Games is continuing the steady stream of solid game releases onto Android with their newest release today called Tower Dwellers. This is a pretty unique game that isn't totally just a tower defense title. It actually plays out like more of a RTS game than anything but does have tower defense mechanics meshed into it.
Ubisoft has already released a companion app for the Assassin's Creed IV game as well as Assassin's Creed Pirates onto Android. But as for an actual Assassin's Creed game, there isn't one yet. That was at least true until today as Ubisoft has quietly released Assassin's Creed Identity onto iOS (currently in New Zealand and Australia right now) and has the game slated for release onto Android in the near future.
Gamevil has begun teasing their next RPG release for Android called Darkness Reborn with its first teaser trailer. There isn't a whole lot of details available right now regarding this new game but the current belief is that this is technically the sequel to the company's Dark Avenger RPG that was released onto Android not too long ago.
Google has begun rolling out new changes to the Google Play store today that add some much needed information to current and future Google Play listings. Right now a listing for a game, as an example, currently tells us that it contains IAPs. Now Google has added more information to this particular detail in that we now get to see the range of pricing for the IAPs included in that particular game.
The Boxtrolls is the latest movie from Laika Films, the creators of the movies Coraline and Paranorman. It opened last week in theaters, and a game, The Boxtrolls Slide 'N' Sneak, was released on iOS. It is now available in the Play Store. The game is a collaboration with Laika Films, Focus Features and Red Interactive Agency. The game, a side-scrolling platformer, meshes well with the amazingly detailed world of The Boxtrolls in the movie. It is a vibrant world, even though the color palette is minimal. The game is appealing and challenging.
A sequel to the popular game Thief Lupin, which was downloaded over six million times, has quietly crept into the Play Store between late last night and early morning. Bluewind, the creator of Thief Lupin 2: The Legendary Treasure, has been developing mobile games since 2005. The game is a compilation of multiple genres, in that it includes puzzle elements, platforming and is in some aspects, a type of endless runner. Somehow, Bluewind makes it all work. Thief Lupin 2: The Legendary Treasure, is ready for you to explore multiple levels and scour the globe, by becoming a master thief.
EM Studios (Extra Mile), based in Glasgow, Scotland, has just released their first game on iOS. They have worked for many years in the game industry, and it shows with their first title, Shred It! It is a gorgeous, paper-craft created, snowboarding, endless runner. You will be able to hit the slopes with five different adorable characters, in what is sure to be fun for the whole family. The good news is, EM Studios has told us, the Android version is only a couple weeks away.
A new FPS has hit Google Play today called Kill Shot from Hothead Games. This is the company's first FPS title and it focuses a lot on being a sniper more than anything else. However you do get to get up close and personal with a shotgun and a Negev looking type of gun and other less long range weaponry.
Retro Wings: Flappy Plane Aces is a game from 8-Bit Gamestudio out of Bangkok, Thailand, and developer Arkavis. 8-Bit Gamestudio continues with their latest release Retro Wings, which follows Retry Bird and Retry Run, which are already available in the Play Store. As you may have guessed, this game is in the same genre as Flappy Bird. It is difficult and full of beautiful pixels, but does not feel punishing, because of the excellent game controls. If you enjoy challenging games, then take flight with Retro Wings to see how far you can get.