NimbleBit's Pocket Planes game that was released onto DeNA's Mobage platform was apparently at one point going to be a game about trains called Pocket Trains. Somehow, along the way, the trains grew some wings and the trains ended up becoming planes instead. Well it looks like those trains may be coming back and heading our way in the near future.
Radiangames and their titles on iOS have quite a bit of a cult following and now the developer has finally begun bringing their games over to Android as well starting with Slyndris. This game is like a sliding block game but with blocks dropping from the top of the screen like they do in Tetris.
Crescent Moon Games have been pretty consistent as of late when it comes to releasing Android games, averaging at least one a month for the past few months. One of their next games that will be heading our way is Siegecraft TD which is technically a sequel to a game already out on iOS.
Gameloft's newest addition to the Gangstar franchise has gotten a new trailer. Gangstar Vegas looks to be heading our way soon as iOS just got their version of the game and Gameloft has released a new trailer for Gangstar Vegas as well, showing off more of the gameplay.
Since the release of Minecraft: Pocket Edition 0.7.0 Alpha people have noticed a few bugs happening in the game. Mojang was also aware of the bugs the moment the 0.7.0 hit devices and have been working on an 0.7.1 bug fix update to solve the current problems. Well that bug fix update is now available for download.
Color Zen by Large Animal Games is an interesting new puzzle game with a Zen-like quality to it. The interesting part about this particular puzzle game is that there is no score, no penalties for failure or anything like that. There is just a set of rules to follow when trying to solve each puzzle.
We hear about developers who take the road less traveled on a fairly regular basis. A one or two man team making a game that has the polish that could rival that of a major studio has happened before and we've reported on it. However, Paper Sorcerer by Jesse Gallagher is an entire RPG for Android and possibly Ouya that was drawn completely by hand... all of it.
Mad Catz is starting to really focus on mobile gaming and with good reason too since it is now becoming a major force in the gaming industry. Back during CES 2013 the company unveiled a series of peripherals that would be compatible with most platforms including mobile for mobile gamers. Mad Catz has now announced a partnership with Nvidia revolving around their GameSmart Technology and any product that uses that technology will be compatible with Nvidia Tegra-based devices.
E3 2013 is only a few days away and already the news is coming at a steady pace. Today MOGA has announced that they will be showing off officially a new series of controllers for mobile gaming that features a new technology that the company is calling Boost Technology.
Butterscotch Shenanigans have released their second game onto Google Play called Quadropus Rampage, a game we've talked about a couple of times in the past including why the company would be releasing it for free. As they are calling it, this game is an endless roguelike action-rpg brawler which is a hell of a lot of genres wrapped into one title.