Anytime I hear the name Ubisoft mentioned, I always focus my attention on the story. The game developer has a long successful history in creating dynamic console games, as well as mobile games. A few weeks ago, word of a new Assassin's Creed game (Assassin's Creed: Identity) in development for Android/iOS, seemingly appeared out of nowhere. This week, it has been announced, that a new game from the Ubisoft Shanghai Studio will arrive next week. The game is called The Bot Squad: Puzzle Battles. It will arrive in the Play Store October 16th.
The newest Skylanders game, Skylanders: Trap Team is out now, with a version available for select Android devices. It is touted as being the full console experience on tablets, and has its own controller and base that go with it for the same price as the console release, $74.99.
Samsung has been working on their own virtual reality headset since the Oculus VR was bought by Facebook, essentially opening up the market for other companies to make their own virtual reality headsets for gaming and other goodies. We truly believe that the sale of Oculus to Facebook opened up the market for other companies to get into but more on that in another article. This article is about a beautiful new game coming from ustwo called Land's End which will be for the Samsung Gear VR headset.
Two Star Wars games, Tiny Death Star and Star Wars Assault Team, have been removed from the Google Play Store, in a move to shift focus to "higher priority" games. This is referring to the recent Star Wars mobile release, Star Wars Commander.
Halfbrick's first big hit, Fruit Ninja, has been out for quite a long time now. Even to this day it is still a pretty fun game but that doesn't mean Halfbrick hasn't been working on improving it. In fact the company has pushed out a pretty massive update that not only adds a lot of new content, but also adds plenty of new optimizations.
Gameloft's latest installment into their Modern Combat franchise is finally on sale which means those of you who have been waiting for a price drop to happen before picking this game up can now head over to Google Play and snag a copy for cheap.
Slitherine has seen some pretty good success on Android so far, especially with the release of Small General, Qvadriga, and the game they are most known for on Android which is Great Battles Medieval THD. The company has also seen quite a lot of success on iOS with their Frontline franchise since last year and now Android gamers can expect to get their hands on this franchise soon.
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.