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.
The iControlPad is a Bluetooth controller that attaches onto your Android device to give you a full set of gaming controls. In the world of controls for Android, there isn't a whole lot to choose from. You have the Zeemote, iControlPad and the GameGripper. You also have apps to use other controls with like the WiiMote or PS3 controller.
Rovio have been working on a little project, well actually it is a big undertaking, which will have all their Angry Birds game sync up to users devices. What does this mean? It means that if you buy a new Android device, install Angry Birds, normally you would have to start over again and finish levels you've already completed.
Lot's of talk seems to be happening about Gameloft's temporarily exclusive title for the Xperia Play called Backstab or at least it seems that way lately. While there isn't so much talk in this post about the game, there is a new video floating around, thanks to PocketGamer, of the first level of Backstab. It looks pretty good so far.
Spacetime Studios has released an update for their very popular cross-platform 3D MMORPG called Pocket Legends. In this update there was a fair amount of improvements and tweaks to the overall user experience to make things smoother including a new character creation screen which shows you what your character will look like in-game.
Today on the Amazon App Store is another free game but this time for people who enjoy card games, specifically Solitaire. In the Solitaire Megapack you'll find over 100 different card games to play from the classics all the way to weird variants of Solitaire that you've probably never heard of. While not the most exciting game to play, it is great to kill time with.
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.