Futuremark Corporation and their 3DMark services have been a standard in the PC gaming field for quite some time, since back in 1998 to be exact. Since then their benchmarking services have been an industry standard when it comes to measuring PC gaming hardware performance. Now the company plans to bring these services to Android tablets.
Well this is a bit of a surprise and should make a lot of parents happy, that is if you let your young ones actually play with your Android devices if they don't have one of their own. Mediocre, the developers of Sprinkle which is the rather excellent water-based physics puzzler is coming out with a more child friendly version called Sprinkle Junior.
I’m just as much of a fan of gaming as the readers that come here. However, our phones are more than just awesome gaming on-the-go devices. We use these mobile devices for texting, keeping track of our calendar, listening to music, and, yes, occasionally making a phone call. I tend to keep a max of 2-3 screens, and I like to keep my screens pretty uncluttered for the most part.
A few people have asked me when we were going to announce the winners regarding the Zeemote giveaway we just had in partnership with DotEmu. We said we would announce who the winners are but then came to our senses as it was on a first come first serve basis.
Glowball has been one of the two main showcase games for the upcoming Tegra 3 quad-core chipset, the other being Zen Pinball THD. Although the current version of Zen Pinball THD that is slated to come out this week is for Tegra 2 devices, the Glowball game is the first Tegra 3 title to make an appearance on the Tegra Zone app.
Today, considering it being Cyber Monday and we as society have been dealing with craziness since Thanksgiving with family, Black Friday sales, weekend sports (and recovery) and Cyber Monday deals now, it's only fitting we bring a Hidden Gem of a game to the table that is down right insane. Coming from Xbox Live is Techno Kitten Adventure.
Zen Studios makes some incredible looking pinball games with unique themes and a ton of eye candy and animation. In fact you may have seen our rather in-depth preview of Zen Pinball THD about two weeks ago for Tegra 2 and Tegra 3 device. Well the good news is that the wait is almost over.
Following the recent release of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 7.0 is the Samsung Galaxy Tab Nook 10.1. Featuring a 10.1" 1280x800 display, the latest Nook is another Samsung/Barnes and Noble Hybrid and retails currently for $299 with an instant $50 rebate.
Virtual Reality is certainly becoming a pretty interesting sector of the video gaming industry to watch. There are plenty of companies doing the whole Virtual Reality thing with headsets of their own. This really stems from the Oculus Rift doing so well before being sold to Facebook. Archos is planning
Wayward Souls is an action-adventure game built for quick playthroughs and massive amounts of replay value. It was inspired by Spelunky, Secret of Mana, and our previous game, Mage Gauntlet.
Procedurally generated random levels mean that every time you play the game, it's a different experience. Control one of six characters, all with their own unique playstyles, abilities, and equipment. Explore and fight for survival, in combat where your tactics, positioning, and timing matter.