The first of Nvidia's line of gaming-centric Android devices, the Nvidia Shield has done pretty good for itself. There are still a couple of items being tweaked though regarding the device's software and Nvidia has kept working on supporting the device and today we get Update 92 which fixes some of these software issues.
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.
Star Wars: Galactic Defense, a new tower defense game from Disney Interactive and developer DeNA, is heading to Android later this year. Featuring characters from both the original and prequel trilogy, Star Wars: Galactic Defense features all the strategic and management elements of a tower defense game but with Star Wars environments and characters.
Asphalt Overdrive has been given a release date of very soon, to be specific September 25. Along with a release date, a new CG trailer was posted. So if you want to see absolutely no gameplay, you are in luck!
Konami, in partnership with tri-Ace, have a time-manipulating RPG coming our way soon called Chronos Ring. If you are a fan of old school RPGs, you may instantly think of the old Chrono franchise (Chrono Trigger etc etc) from Square Enix but as far as we can tell, this is not part of that franchise although the box art and name tend to say otherwise.
Humble Bundle has had amazing success since its inception back in 2010. If you are not familiar with it, here is a brief summation. Digital bundles of games or other media are put together for you to purchase. You get to name your own price, while supporting various charities. Things have expanded quite a bit now to include a Weekly Bundle, Books Bundles, Mobile Bundles, Flash Bundles and of course the Humble Store. The Humble Bundle PC and Android 11 just went live. It is amazing, over five-thousand bundles have been sold thus far. Why? Because this bundle is full of great gaming. The charities supported vary from time to time, but this time it is The Electronic Frontier Foundation and Child's Play Charity. You also have the opportunity to decide how you want to divide up your contribution. Let's see what is included with this bundle.
What happens when you put four friends together that enjoy gaming? Let's say their tastes in gaming range from classics such as Planescape: Torment and Zelda, to TT Superbikes, Braid and Mass Effect, just to name a few. With their great appreciation for gaming as a medium to connect with others, it should be no surprise that these four friends would create a game studio. Megabot, and its founders, are based primarily in York, UK. Their first game Backspace, is currently in development for multiple platforms. Fortunately for the Android gaming community, we can expect Backspace to arrive on our devices in the distant future.
11-Bit Studios is gearing up to release what will be the last chapter in the Anomaly series called Anomaly Defenders. Originally this game was released onto Steam back in May of this year and we had hoped that the Android version would also launch at around the same time. Unfortunately that didn't happen but the wait appears to be ending soon as 11-Bit Studios has announced that Anomaly Defenders will be landing on Android next week.
Unmechanical from Talawa Games and Teotl Studios has finally made its way into the Play Store. The game upon release, was highly revered because of its staggeringly beautiful environments, that were meshed with some very fine puzzle elements. The game has already been released on iOS and Steam, among other platforms. If you are into games that fall into the puzzle genre, based on the praise this game has received, deciding to download it should not be difficult.