Two days ago Call of Duty fans were finally able to get their hands on the next installment in the Call of Duty: Black Ops series of games, appropriately named Black Ops II. Well along with this new release of Black Ops II, Activision have updated their Call of Duty Elite service to support their new Black Ops II game and that also means that the Elite application has also been update.
Madfinger Games have been running an open beta for their multiplayer version of Shadowgun, called Shadowgun: Deadzone, for the last few weeks now. Right on time with their announcement of the game dropping the open beta tags and officially launching on November 15th, 2012, Shadowgun: Deadzone has arrived on Google Play. There is also a few things you should know when you go to jump into shooting other people in the face.
Miniclip has been doing casual games on the PC for a few years now, and it seems they are starting to spread on to the Android Play store. These games are strictly casual affairs, with simple, bright graphics, polished gameplay and best of all almost all of them are free to download. I have been through all their games and have put together my top 3 in no particular order from Miniclip giving each one a quick review.
About a week and a half ago we talked about the next Minecraft: Pocket Edition update that would be heading our way soon. It was going to be coming with a pretty unique feature called the Nether Reactor which is basically an end-game, due to the materials need to build it, type of item you can construct. Well, for those of us who have waited patiently, the 0.5.0 update for Minecraft: Pocket Edition is now live for downloading.
11 Bit Studios are on a roll at the moment. They recently released Funky Smugglers, and will soon launch the sequel to Anomaly: Warzone Earth, called Anomaly Korea. Anyways, today the Polish-based game developers are putting up Sleepwalker’s Journey on Google Play, you know, for people like me who never sleepwalk but would like to experience it all the same.
It's been about a week since Humble Bundle 4 for Android was released into the wild for all to buy and download. Featuring five games already, six if you include the unlockable Machinarium game if you chose to pay over the average amount being paid for the bundle at the time of you purchasing it, the Humble Bundle 4 for Android has seen quite a bit of success, selling over 124,000 bundles, adding up to over $760,000 in total sales in the first week. To celebrate this, the folk over at Humble Bundle have added five more gamed to make the total 10 that you will get, 11 if you pay more than the average.
At the beginning of this month we talked about a new emulator being developed by the same folk who created the rather widely used fully working Wii emulator called Dolphin for PCs and that they were now working on building a fully functioning emulator called PPSSPP which would let you play all those favorite PSP games you still own. At the time of reporting on this, PPSSPP was only available for download through the developer's website.
For those of you who have patiently waited for Sega's upcoming revamping of the Dreamcast classic game Jet Set Radio, officially to be called Jet Set Radio HD, there is some good news finally after a long time of silence. It appears that Sega is gearing up to release Jet Set Radio on multiple platforms this month, with Android and iOS getting it on November 29th, 2012. In a bit of an interesting twist, the product listing on Sega's site says it is already out but don't believe that, it won't be till the 29th.
Chillingo has released a couple of new games onto the Google Play store this morning called This Could Hurt and Grow Away. Both games are very different from each other with This Could Hurt being a 3D platformer while Grow Away is a game similar to a lot of the other 'vs' types of games already available on Android except this one is themed around food vs bad diet.
Over the weekend there was some news about Google having shuttered their current standalone headset they were working on, but Google hasn't stopped working on VR related products, such as Daydream. In fact the company is still working hard on Daydream as well as hardware related products for VR.
The XDA Forums always has some good content to check out, especially if you're into modding your Android device using ROMs. However, a user has figured out a way to swap out his SSHD in his Nvidia Shield Android TV Pro with that of another new SSD. The Pro version
Nintendo held another general meeting with their shareholders and while everything at this meeting was pretty standard, there was one item that wasn't. During the meeting, the company hinted that they were making a mobile game controller. Of course hinting at something doesn't necessarily mean that it will happen, so
Bungee Mummy is a fast-paced, adventure game where risk-taking, sharp reflexes and sheer determination are essential for victory! Swing and bungee launch through the fascinating world of Hagareem, escape the eerie levels and complete outrageous challenges to win real-life 3D printable rewards.
Revived and revitalized, thanks to his trusty friend Madu, King Phero has only one thing on his mind – to free his people from the clutches of the evil Solark. But first, he must escape the Great Pyramid and dash through the eerie underworld of Hagareem. Facing his darkest hour and countless baddies, King Phero calls upon his loyal friend Madu to light a path to victory.