PAX East 2013 began just over an hour ago or so ago and one of the first major press events was Blizzard's where they announced their new game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. While it will be available for PC and Mac of course, this title becomes their first mobile available game but if you followed the event then you probably know where we are going with this already. Unfortunately the only mobile platform that is being supported, at least for now, is the iPad.
Overhaul Games have sent out word that they are looking for the opinions of Android gamers out there in Android land regarding Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition. However, it isn't about how the content should play out or special exclusive content for the Android version or anything like that. It actually has to do with device support.
One of the more recent and popular tower defense games has made the jump from Google Play to Amazon's AppStore for all of you Kindle Fire owners out there. Developed by Melesta, Toy Defense is pretty much as it sounds, a tower defense game using military toy units as towers as well as the enemy units.
Everyone who is a Baldur's Gate fan have been waiting patiently for the Android version of Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition to get released onto Google Play. Now it looks like we could be finally seeing the game getting released soon as Overhaul Games are going to sit down and have a hardcore jam session starting next week to get it fixed.
Nomad Games has been working on bringing the classic Talisman tabletop game from Games Workshop to Android and iOS tablet over the past little while and it looks like it is almost ready to be released. Officially called Talisman Prologue, this game will be a full single player campaign that is being created from the original tabletop game.
Paradox Interactive has announced that they will be bringing Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet to Android tablets in the near future. This top-down RPG will be undergoing a bit of a change from its PC brethren though in terms of the visuals that will come with this new mobile version. Even though the game's visuals will be of a cartoon style instead of the 3D nature the PC version has, the core game mechanics will remain the same.
There were plenty of good platformer coming out back in the 1990s and it is always good to see new life being breathed into some of these classics so we can once again enjoy them. Right now a game called Worlds of Wander has begun looking for funding on Kickstarter and this particular game is a spiritual successor to the Commander Keen series from back in the 1990s.
American McGee's upcoming Action-RPG Akaneiro: Demon Hunters has been successfully funded on Kickstater with reaching their goal of $200,000. This game, already in closed beta for PC, is also slated for release on Android and iOS but in order to get the game finished as completely as the developer's wanted it to be, they actually had to turn to Kickstarter for additional funding.
We reported back in September of last year that the developer behind the hit iOS and PC game Super Hexagon was considering making a port of his game for Android devices. Well Terry Cavanagh has confirmed that the Android port is coming soon for Android gamers to enjoy, except if you own a Nexus 7 tablet.
Akaneiro: Demon Hunters is a game we've talked about a few times in the recent past. Developed by American MeGee and his company Spicy Horse Games, Akaneiro: Demon Hunters is a rather good looking action RPG that tells a rather twisted version of Red Riding Hood while meshing it with setting it in the Edo period of Japan, inspired by ancient demons, with hand-painted visuals.
A few days ago, a new free-to-play first-person shooter by Cmune quietly made its way to Google Play for all the Android FPS lovers out there to enjoy. It is an online multiplayer shooter that claims to have over 8 million players playing worldwide on PC. UberStrike allows for cross-platform play between Android, iOS and PC, and it boasts some good (if somewhat raw at the moment) graphics. On the splash screen, there is the nVidia Tegra logo, but we cannot confirm for now if this is actually an officially sanctioned Tegra game or not.
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