While the world waited with baited breath as announcements were pouring out of Google I/O yesterday, a small message appeared on the Twitter feed of Versus Evil. “We couldn’t be happier to see #BannerSaga by @StoicStudio coming to tablets this summer! Expect more info very soon!” What wonderful information can be found in a simple tweet!
Cyanide Studio has been working on bringing the bloody football game Blood Bowl to mobile and it appears the wait for its release is almost over. Inspired by Games Workshop's Warhammer franchise, Blood Bowl features plenty of fantasy-based races to build your team with before heading out onto the field to essentially harm everything in your way to score points.
A new tactical/strategy RPG is heading our way soon from Bulwark Studios and Kasedo Games called Crowntakers. Currently this game is in the final stages of development and judging from the preview trailer that was just released for Crowntakers, this looks like it could be quite the fun strategy RPG title.
Previously released on PC and PlayStation 4, War Thunder will be coming to Tegra K1 devices including the Shield Tablet. War Thunder is an expansive WWII MMO that has players piloting planes on either the Allies or the Axis side.
Trine 2: Complete Story is now available for $13.95 on the Google Play Store. However it is only compatible with Tegra K1 Android devices, which is so far only the Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 Tablet, but that will change in one week when the Shield Tablet is released. Trine 2 has been featured on many platforms in the past. Besides its initial release on PC, it has been on PS3 and Xbox 360.
There are a lot of big budget game developers that produce amazing games. They have scores of team members and the technology to produce what eventually become blockbuster titles. When we come across a game that is equally impressive from an indie game developer everyone should take notice. These are the games that should be celebrated. That is what has happened to two-team indie game developers Danielle Swank and Jim Fleming of Barking Mouse Studios with their first game Lost Toys.
Project Tango is a venture that Google is undertaking by designing hardware that is able to render models of its surrounding environment. Tango's sensors take over a quarter of a million measurements every second to update the position of the phone. It then takes all the information and fuses it into a single 3d model of its environment. Why would that matter to gamers like ourselves? I'm glad you asked! Here's why: for example it's able to scan a room to create a 3D rendering.
The PC game Conquest of Elysium 3, is now available for Android tablets. Described on its official site as a "strategy rougelike" Conquest of Elysium 3, developed by Illwinter Game Design, features rudimentary graphics but deep turn-based gameplay.
Android gamers who enjoy playing their games on tablets have yet another game heading their way in a couple of months. Instead of a MOBA like we just reported on earlier today, this one is an interesting gold rush city themed sim / city management game called 1849.
A new hybrid game is heading to Android tablets soon called Card Hunter. This little game is a mash-up of CCG (Card Collecting Game) and a board game which is currently being developed by a company called DropForge and has been under development for almost a year already.
Right now we are currently waiting on a couple of MOBA games to get released and today Gameforge announced a new MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) game that will be heading to tablets in the near future called Sigils: Battle for Raios. So what can we expect from this MOBA when it lands?