Welcome to the second part of a double shot today of Android Gaming News. There was so much news last week that our friend AndroidAtNight had to make back-to-back episodes of AGN. While one focused on a lot of balls, this episode goes over some of the other big Android gaming news items.
We have a few new hidden gems to tell you about already this week and Sandago by Hot 'Tato Studios is one of them. Sandago is a new take on the classic "match blocks of the same color and then tap to remove" type of games except for one thing, there are no blocks.
There are only a few entertaining instances so far where a developer has actually called their game one of the worse games made. One was that Lame Castle game that got rather popular even though the developers said it sucked. There is also Paper Wars which the developers call "the worst game ever made".
The original King's Bounty game has been played on the PC for quite some time now and has gotten quite the following. The sequel, King's Bounty: Legions, was released as a Facebook game not too long ago and Nival Interactive will be bringing it to mobile including Android.
Cave, who have been developing games for mobile since 1998 and worked on some major non-mobile games as well such as a version of Sim City for EA, has announced that they will start bringing some of their iOS and social games over to Android.
Amazon has a nice tower defense game up for free today for those of you who can access the Amazon App Store for Android called ZDefense. This game by ZStudio is a nice retro-style tower defense game that is usually priced at $1.99 but for today you can grab it for free.
You may remember last week we reported on a charity auction on eBay for a limited edition Xperia Play that was sporting a Minecraft skin. If you missed out on your chance to spend a ridiculous amount of money on the custom Xperia Play, now you have a chance to win one from Sony Ericsson.
Barnes and Noble has struggled recently with their line of Nook tablets. While their partnership with Samsung was announced a few months ago, their new tablet has been revealed and is available for purchase now.
This is probably the fastest we've seen a device going from announcement to launch, at least when it comes to Nvidia. They are definitely not wasting any time with getting their new Shield Tablet into the hands of Android gamers and today customers in Canada and the US are having
DIY projects are always cool because you not only get to check out what other people do when feeling particularly creative at any given time, but generally also get to learn how it is done and possibly even do it yourself. Technically we don't really get to learn how to
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.