My First Trainz Set is developed by n3v Games who also develop the highly realistic and detailed train simulation game that is also coming to Android called Trainz. My First Trainz Set is a more toned down version of a train simulation game for the most casual enthusiast or someone who want to keep their kids busy for a few hours.
Roboto is an action-packed side scrolling platformer from the crew over at Fenix Fire that will be making it's way onto Android very soon. Build with Unity3D, Fenix Fire has a graphical look similar to Samurai II: Vengeance for Android Tegra 2 devices with the whole cartoon-ish look to it but in 3D and it pulls it off just as good too.
I'm not sure if anyone out there who watches Adult Swim can actually say they don't like Adult Swim and all of their shows, or at least a majority of them. Adult Swim also has mobile games, one of which is already out on iOS and is coming to Android tomorrow. What game is this? Why it is Robot Unicorn Attack!
Gameloft seem to be sticking to their current trend in terms of mobile gaming. A lot of recent releases are very similar to well known console games. Gangstar seems to resemble the infamous GTA series, while Dungeon Hunters feels not too dissimilar to Diablo. Same is true for Eternal legacy,with gameplay and style resembling the hugely popular Final Fantasy games.
Recently, we got the opportunity to sit down with the developers of Legends Arcana and ask them a series of questions pertaining to their game and also Android development. They also have a very bold statement in their market description and they dare you to try their game, and if you don't like it, they will refund you even if you are past your fifteen minute window!
nVidia has just announced that they will be hosting three webinars for people interested in learning more about developing for Tegra Android devices. Naturally the basic theme around the webinars is in regards to creating high-performance graphics for use on the Tegra chipset but these webinars will be presented by other developers as well.
There has been a lot of hype around Gameloft's temporarily exclusive Xperia Play game called Backstab lately. Well for all of you lucky Xperia Play owners, the wait is no more. As mentioned last week, the game was set to be released today and indeed it was. You can now purchase Backstab for your Xperia Play.
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.