Set to be released later this month for Android tablets later this month, Gabriel Knight is a PC game trilogy that was originally released in the early 1990s. Sins of the Father, the first game in said trilogy, was re-released in a 20th anniversary edition for PC and Mac last year. Now, that remastered game is coming to Android tablets.
The Albion Online Summer Alpha has been in full swing for the past few weeks and it has been going pretty good, at least on the PC side of things. A lot of mobile players haven't been able to enjoy the game too much due to it still needing plenty of optimizing for the visuals so they don't hog your resources and produce rendering lag. If you are one of the few that doesn't experience a lot of that, such as myself, then you've probably been enjoying your time in Albion Online's Summer Alpha quite a lot.
One game we have been waiting for since we first reported on it back in May 2014 is a game called This War of Mine by 11 bit studios, the same company responsible for the extremely popular and fun Anomaly tower defense/offense franchise. This game has already been available on PC for a bit now but This War of Mine is finally going to be heading to tablets soon. When we originally reported on this game, it wasn't officially announced for mobile devices, but we figured it would be arriving at some point.
Ankama has announced today that they will be bringing a game based off of their original IP called DOFUS to Android and iOS tablets in the near future. This game will be based off of their DOFUS Online which is the company's MMORPG title for PC. DOFUS for tablets will also be an MMORPG but will feature reworked interfaces so that gamers will be able to play this game properly while on the go.
Owners of high-end Android tablets who happen to also play Sega's Football Manager Classic 2015 have received some extra love from Sega today with the ability to control and guide your favorite teams to victory but with 3D rendered visuals. This is due to the addition of the 3D match engine for high-end tablet owners so you can now follow all the action in a much more realistic manner.
Brought to us by Brotherwise Games, Boss Monster is a dungeon-building game that was originally designed to be played with cards. After a successful campaign on Kickstarter, Boss Monster has now been brought over to Android. Brotherwise Games has partnered up with Plain Concepts (the ones that created Wave Engine) to make this happen. In doing so, they created a straight digital conversion of the tabletop game, so players will be using digital cards to create their dungeons, in the hopes of keeping this version as close to the original as possible, while taking advantage of the CPU speed up the calculations within the game.
SEGA announced a new Total War Battle game that would be coming to Android called Total War Battles: Kingdom during GDC 2015. According to SEGA, Total War Battles is now one of the longest running game franchises spanning 15 years on continuous title releases. Not too shabby.
Introversion Software has done pretty well for itself with their Prison Architect on Steam for PC gamers. You may be familiar with the company's hacking themed game Uplink which landed on Android some time ago. Well it looks like Prison Architect will be making the jump from PC to mobile devices and this includes Android.
More Hearthstone news today for all of you players out there but this time the news comes in the form of an update to the game itself. The new Maraad card back has been added to the game for those of you who collect them by ranking 20 or higher every month.
Today Ubisoft has announced that they will be teaming up with retro game porting specialists DotEemu to bring the turn-based strategy game Heroes of Might and Magic III to mobile devices. This new version of this game will feature HD graphics, bringing a bit more life to the game on mobile devices.
Back when Nvidia was hosting their Black Friday / Cyber Monday sales, one of the features for this sale was the Green Box Bundle which featured games from Valve such as Portal and Half-Life 2. One of those games was Half-Life 2: Episode One and was only available in that bundle for people who purchased an Nvidia Shield tablet. Now the game is officially available for anyone who owns an Nvidia Shield tablet.