Interesting statistics coming our way from Flurry which shows that between Android and iOS, the market share for the Nintendo DS and the Playstation portable are decreasing while the mobile phone gaming market share is increasing... greatly. In fact Nintendo's DS lost a fairly large chunk of their market share when it comes to portable gaming.
Like Scrabble-type games? Well you're in luck today if you do because Amazon's free app of the day today is a Scrabble-like game called Wordsmith. Actually for the most part it is Scrabble with a few variations to the gameplay and points. In fact you can really rack up the points in this game by Second Breakfast Studios.
A lot of people dislike the fact that Gameloft still refuses to sell their games on the Android Market, regardless of the reasons. However, as they release more titles onto Android, it could be getting harder for people to resist going to their store and nabbing one. Eternal Legacy was just launched which is Gameloft's Final Fantasy-type game.
There are some types games that are going to benefit more than others when it comes to the gaming controls the Xperia Play has to offer. Sports games will be one of those genres that are going to be just better with a physical set of gaming controls. Hockey Nations 2011 is now available exclusively for the Xperia Play.
We should be surprised by this but we are not. Perhaps it is the few conversations I've has with Cory Trese, developer of Star Traders RPG over the Amazon's terms of agreement for their App Store for Android. In short, the IGDA (International Game Developers Association) has issues an open-letter warning game developers about the terms of agreement.
Guinness World Records has embraced the gaming sphere a lot more over the past few years including even coming out with a Gamer's Edition of the Guinness Book of World Records. Today they announced a new application for Android based around the Gamer's Edition of World Records called the Gamer's Edition Arcade.
John Carmack, Technical Director over at id Software who has developed Rage for iOS, came out today and confirmed that Rage will not be coming to Android anytime soon. This news makes us wonder what the job posting they had up for Android developers awhile back was for if it wasn't to bring Rage to Android.
A few days ago Ouya announced that it would soon be bringing its platform to other hardware and it seems the first company to jump on board is Mad Catz with their Android-powered game console called the MOJO. Now depending on who you are and how you feel about the
In an interesting move, Ouya has announced that we will soon be seeing the software portion of their platform on other hardware, leaving behind the exclusivity their software had with their Android-powered console system of the same name. This move is to make the Ouya platform more ubiquitous and platform
Google has revealed what their next project is that they are working on and it is called Project Tango. Usually we don't report on these kinds of things unless there is some sort of benefit to gaming on Android and with Project Tango there could be a pretty interesting benefit
In Hope the player’s actions are limited by the character’s confinement. There is not much to do in the damp tower you’re trapped in besides walking, sighing and crying. And sleeping at night, of course. Nothing you can do will affect the development of the story, although you may find a way to know about the Prince’s journey. You may also be able to find out about the Princess’ background, that part of the tale nobody ever cares about. And of course, there will be an ending, although it may not look as heroic from this point of view… or does it?