Last year we reported on a little gem of a game called Hero Mages that won an award last year for Technical Excellence over at indiePUB. Developed by D20Studios, Hero Mages is a multiplayer turn-based tactics-style strategy game that is cross-platform compatible so you can play it on your PC browser or your Android device.
Sparkin' Apps has announced that it will be bringing it's Monster Warrior game over to Android soon. Monster Warrior is a Fruit Ninja style game where you have to slide monster heads as they come onto your screen using swipe gestures similar to Fruit Ninja.
Yesterday it seemed as though Amazon had finally opened up the App Store for Android to the entire world making many people very happy. Unfortunately this was too good to be true to last and Amazon has shut down the service for everyone outside of the US once again.
Our friends over at Appbackr dropped us a line to let us know that they have launched a new service under the Appbackr brand called Xchange. This service is to help developers get distribution for their Android game or app over hundreds over storefronts with as little effort as possible.
Real Steel is an upcoming movie which, if you love robots will get you all giddy with excitement, features giant robots who slug it out instead of boxers in the future. The movie isn't even out yet and it already has a mobile game which was just released on iOS and is also announced as coming to Android soon.
When it comes to Rovio, Angry Birds and all things related to both, you can't really escape them that much as they have invaded, successfully, a majority of the mobile life (and even home life) in some form or another. Well it seems as though Rovio has even more plans for expansion but not regarding Angry Birds this time.
The Tokyo Game Show came with much more news for mobile gaming than we thought it would which is always nice and among the news was Sony's announcement of the Playstation Suite SDK for developing games for Playstation Certified devices and a more vague announcement of a push for content on those devices.
G5 Entertainment is continuing it's strong push onto the Android Market with another release date announced for another new game coming our way. Another Hidden Objects game with a detective theme this time called Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds will be landing on Android Sept. 29th.
Back on September 7th we revealed OrangePixel's upcoming retro platformer called StarDash which would be heading to Android. Well we now have an official release date for StarDash which is September 22nd for this GameBoy inspired title.
It has been rather quiet lately in regards to Lodsys and their friendly patent trolling but all good things must come to an end and that is the case today. According to a post over on Reddit, Justin Smith, the developer of the Tiny Wings clone on Android called Dillo Hills has gotten a Lodsys Patent Infringement welcome package.