Papers, Please is an interesting sim game that was recently released for PC and has since gained a cult following which continues to grow. The developer of the game, Lucas Pope, is also planning to bring the bureaucratic sim over to Android and iOS tablets as well. While the Android version won't have a problem with being released onto Google Play, the developer is weary about Apple's approval policies and isn't sure the game will get approved for iOS devices.
You may remember us talking about the Android version of Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition and its development being put on hold due to contractual conflicts that had arisen. The iOS version was also pulled from the App Store for the same reason. It seems as though an agreement has been reached, something we weren't sure was actually going to happen, and the iOS version is back on the App Store which could indicate that the Android version is also back in development.
Choose Your Own Adventure will officially be coming to Android, should they find success on Kickstarter and meet the stretch goal for it, and they are going to be bringing with them their own unique style of Adventure/RPG books. This franchise, which is owned by Chooseco, is similar in style to Fighting Fantasy books and Tin Man Games with their Gamebook Adventures. In fact Choose Your Own Adventure has been around for almost as long as Fighting Fantasy has with regards to their physical books.
While PC gamers are already enjoying the cyberpunk infused title Shadowrun Returns, tablet gamers are wondering where the hell their copy is. The game was supposed to be released onto tablets at the same time as the PC version but when that date came, only the PC version hit the spotlight. As it turns out, the tablet version has been delayed but not for any particular major reason.
Harebrained Schemes have finally launched Shadowrun Returns onto PC via Steam as of yesterday and while this probably made a lot of people happy there is on question that remains - Where is the tablet version of the game promised in the Kickstarter campaign? As you've probably noticed, it isn't available for Android and iOS tablet users yet. Well last week a new trailer was released for Shadowrun Returns and that is where something quietly happened, the release information changed.
One game a lot of people would have picked up already if it wasn't for the fact that it has been an exclusive with Amazon's AppStore is Warner Bros' title Batman: Arkham City Lockdown. Well if you've been waiting for the game to land on Google Play you'll be happy to know it is now available for download.
Sega has just released their MMO titled Puzzle Pirates onto iOS and in doing so have mentioned that this game would also be coming to other tablets this Summer as well. You may remember that we talked about this game back in March of this year as coming to Android tablets so it looks like the wait may very well be almost over.
One game we've been reporting on for over a year now is an tower offense/defense type of game called Eden to Green. While the game was originally set to come out by the developers themselves, Zynga picked it up as part of their partnership program and now it is being released under the Zynga brand.
It seems like Beamdog can't get a break these past few months when it comes to Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition not only for iOS but for the Android version that has yet to be released. While the Android version has suffered from a few delays due to bugs having been found, the iOS version has now been pulled from the App Store due to contractual issues.
One game a lot of people have been waiting for is Harebrained Schemes' Shadowrun Returns title which had a very successful Kickstarter campaign last year. Originally this game wasn't slated for release onto Android but thanks to all the funding the campaign got, the stretch goal for an Android version was easily reached.
DeNA and American McGee's Spicy Horse Games have announced that they will be partnering up for Spicy Horse Games' upcoming title Hell Invaders. Basically their new game will use features from DeNA's social gaming platform Mobage and will most likely be published under the Mobage name on Google Play.