Well Round 3 of AGC#2 is over and there is a pretty fierce fight going on for pretty much even position in the Top 5 spots. Scores are also getting increasingly higher as everyone gets more into how the game being played functions and developing new strategies.
We got this interesting little tip yesterday about a new product by Phonejoy. While they had originally released this product without the dual-analog sticks they have since remodeled, improved and built upon their first product. Now their game controller for Android is a complete set of control you will be familiar with.
You hear a lot of games being ported to Android from iOS usually and the odd one from PC but rarely do we hear about a game from a console coming to Android. Even more rare is the fact that it will be coming from the Wii of all places but that is exactly what LostWinds developer Frontier Developments is doing.
There's a new Mech game in town going by the name of Destroy Gunners for all you fans of games that have Mechs in them. By Mechs we mean giant robotic suits with big guns that are, usually, driven by humans and often found in futuristic anime shows and movies.
Marvel Entertainment has released their first Android game onto the market in the form of a 3D action game called Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty. It also comes complete with Xperia Play control support for all you Xperia Play owners out there.
The long awaited hardcore train simulator game, Trainz for N3V Games, is now available for Tegra 2 Android devices. With it's shiny THD label, Trainz is the most realistic and free form train simulation game available. It also comes with a slew of features and detailed train models.
It's still anyone's race on the way to winning one of the top prizes in AGC#2. With a little shuffling going on in the ranks, we see the same 5 people this round taking the top 5 spots. Everyone else can still get in to win if you buckle down which could happen considering it's the weekend!
Alright well everyone knows we didn't get into the first round of the pre-beta which has given us a sad face but that is alright, hopefully we will get into the second round. However, some nice people in the first round have recorded some in-game footage and it looks great.
Unity Technologies, developers of the Unity3D engine that makes a lot of the great games on Android such as Samurai II: Vengeance or Madfingers upcoming game Shadowgun, released a demo of a game called Angry Bots that you may remember seeing us play with during GDC 2011.
More news coming out right now about Google+ Games and more specifically about Google+ Stream. Google+ Games will be on the way soon and a new find shows that Google+ Stream looks to be evolving into a Game Center type of area where your high scores and other social gaming features will be centralized and shared.