Gamevil has begun teasing their next RPG release for Android called Darkness Reborn with its first teaser trailer. There isn't a whole lot of details available right now regarding this new game but the current belief is that this is technically the sequel to the company's Dark Avenger RPG that was released onto Android not too long ago.
The NVDIA Shield Tablet is receiving a new update today, that brings more "enhancements and fixes" to the device. It will be available for both the 16 GB Wi-Fi model and the 32 GB LTE model, which launches today.
Google has begun rolling out new changes to the Google Play store today that add some much needed information to current and future Google Play listings. Right now a listing for a game, as an example, currently tells us that it contains IAPs. Now Google has added more information to this particular detail in that we now get to see the range of pricing for the IAPs included in that particular game.
The Boxtrolls is the latest movie from Laika Films, the creators of the movies Coraline and Paranorman. It opened last week in theaters, and a game, The Boxtrolls Slide 'N' Sneak, was released on iOS. It is now available in the Play Store. The game is a collaboration with Laika Films, Focus Features and Red Interactive Agency. The game, a side-scrolling platformer, meshes well with the amazingly detailed world of The Boxtrolls in the movie. It is a vibrant world, even though the color palette is minimal. The game is appealing and challenging.
A sequel to the popular game Thief Lupin, which was downloaded over six million times, has quietly crept into the Play Store between late last night and early morning. Bluewind, the creator of Thief Lupin 2: The Legendary Treasure, has been developing mobile games since 2005. The game is a compilation of multiple genres, in that it includes puzzle elements, platforming and is in some aspects, a type of endless runner. Somehow, Bluewind makes it all work. Thief Lupin 2: The Legendary Treasure, is ready for you to explore multiple levels and scour the globe, by becoming a master thief.
EM Studios (Extra Mile), based in Glasgow, Scotland, has just released their first game on iOS. They have worked for many years in the game industry, and it shows with their first title, Shred It! It is a gorgeous, paper-craft created, snowboarding, endless runner. You will be able to hit the slopes with five different adorable characters, in what is sure to be fun for the whole family. The good news is, EM Studios has told us, the Android version is only a couple weeks away.
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.