Breaking news today that revolves around Rovio and the Angry Birds franchise. Alright well it's not breaking news but it is completely surprising to find out that Rovio is apparently working on a new game that isn't themed around the Angry Birds franchise. Go ahead, we will wait while you recover from the shock.
You may or may not remember our trip to the Mobage / ngmoco offices not too long ago and we tested out two games. One game, which is currently in open beta, is Skyfall and the other was DragonCraft. People have already been participating in the closed beta and now it has moved into open beta status for all.
There is a new continuous runner, or swimming game since it is in water, on the Android Market called Sea Stars by Hothead Games. Aside from the fact that when you jump out of the water you have a nice little rainbow trail in the Nyan Cat sort of style, this game does come with a few unique features.
We all know how you enjoy being teased by us with games that are not released yet but on their way. With Sonic 4 Episode I having recently been released onto Android, it brings us great pleasure to tease you with the next installment into the series, Episode II.
Our friends over at nVidia have told us that they have coined a new term, or slogan if you will, to describe the Tegra 3 quad-core chipset which is actually five cores in total and not four. The fifth core, which is essentially the power management core, has been referred to using many different terms.
Glu Mobile has just pushed out an update from the dual-stick action shooter called Gun Bros. This new update brings a whole new multiplayer game mode which will pit you against other players in a deathmatch type of game.
Originally offered as a free download that is supported by ads, YoYo Games' Simply Solitaire now has a premium version available for those of you who dislike the ads. Called Simply Solitaire Deluxe, this new version comes with all the solitaire goodness of the original but without the ads.
Pocketeers Limited have just released a new open source game engine for developers to use to build games. This new engine is cross-platform compatible which will allow developers to build games for iOS, Android, Bada and Blackberry devices.
Earlier this week we mentioned that the retro side-scrolling shooter that OrangePixel have been working on, called Neoteria, had gotten a new launch trailer and should be arriving soon. Well only a few days later we get to report that it is now available on the Android Market.
Back near the end of January of this year we posted about a bullet hell shoot-em-up (or Shmup for short) that would be coming from our friends over at int13 called Shogun. Well for all you shmup fans out there who have been waiting for this title, it has now been released onto Android.