Back during E3 2012 we ran into a gaming peripheral that was cool and unique considering we've never seen anything like it before. This gaming peripheral comes in the form of Bluetooth enabled dice for use with board games on any platform (smartphones, tablets, etc) that accepts Bluetooth connections.
We've reported on Bluestacks and their upcoming Android-powered game console called GamePop in the past and now during Gamescom 2013 after a brief period of silence, Bluestacks has announced that they have signed on even more game developers to supply games for their console system.
Fans of Adventure/RPG books like Tin Man Games' Gamebook Adventures or Fighting Fantasy series have something pretty awesome to look forward to this November. Forge Replay has teamed up with Bulkypix to bring the digital version of Joe Dever's Lone Wolf - Blood on the Snow and the first chapter will be landing on Android in a few months.
Since Gamescom 2013 is Europe's premier gaming industry conference and France happens to be a partner country for this event, there is a service called 'Le Game' which helps promote French game development companies to the international crowd. Le Game has come up with a bundle type of sale to help accomplish this where there will be a total of three bundles available for a short period of time.
The upcoming Tom Clancy's The Division for multiple platforms (Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC) just got a little bit more interesting, at least for potential players who also happen to own a smartphone or tablet. That is because The Division will also allow for companion gaming from a mobile device.
Konami Digital Entertainment has announced during Gamescom 2013 that they have a new TCG coming to Android and iOS soon themed around the Star Wars universe called Staw Wars: Force Collection. This game will include heroes, villains and monsters from Star Wars Episodes I-VI so there should be plenty of variety in this game.
There has been some confusion as of late as to whether or not FIFA 2014 would be making an appearance on Android. Well EA has cleared that confusion up during Gamescom 2013 by announcing that the game will be a free-to-play title this time when it is released for mobile gamers to play.
Gamescom 2013 is well under way and while a lot of the focus right now is on the next gen consoles, mobile is certainly not out of the picture and is actually a pretty big part of the gaming-centric conference. To start things off, EA has made a couple of announcements with the first one being the mobile version of Dungeon Keeper which will be making its way to Android this Winter.