Last week the newest Humble Mobile Bundle was launched with six pretty decent games. As with all Humble Bundles, a week has passed and now there are three additional games that have been added to it. These three new games are Carmageddon, Time Surfer and the somewhat unusual Llamas with Hats Cruise Catastrophe.
This year's installment of the Madden NFL series on Android has been announced for a release on August 26, and is simply titled Madden Mobile. The game features touch-analog controls along with an "action button" to control running, and for my lack of football knowledge, meandering past other players.
Madfinger Games out of the Czech Republic never ceases to amaze me. Just when you think you have seen what the studio is capable of, they make a ninety degree turn, boldly blazing down a different path. We all know Madfinger Games for creating stunning graphics and compelling action in their games. Their soon to be released game Monzo, is a far cry from Samurai Vengeance, Shadowgun or the Dead Trigger series. Monzo is based on virtual model kits that you select, build, paint and share with your friends. Guess what? It looks thoroughly fascinating.
Freemium titles are popular these days, well, because they're free. Add the enticing combination of Ninjas and Martial arts tournament fighting and the formula almost solves itself. It’s a cash cow. Shadow Fight 2 has garnered a whopping 5,000,000 downloads in less than half of a month, taking a sharp katana to the face of existing premium fighting titles already in the marketplace. The franchise's humble beginning started on facebook and had a very successful run on iOS devices, so the momentum was already primed for an Android release. Shadow Fight 2 eventually snuck its way onto Android to a not so stealthy response, but more akin to sake enriched Sumo wrestler in a China shop. So far for developers Nekki, Shadow Fight 2 has been a total success on the Android platform.
A couple of months ago I came across the sequel to one of the platformers I enjoyed playing, Manuganu. Manuganu 2 was released on iOS and I was hopeful that it would make its way to Android as did its predecessor. A few days ago, independent game designer Alper Sarikaya, informed us that Manuganu 2 had indeed arrived in the Play Store.
There's a new FPS out by Brutal Studio, the guys who brought us Epic Celeb Brawl, yep, I've never heard of them either. Heavy Shooter is a fixed FPS game, you have no movement and shoot from a fixed position on the map.
So we recently received an interesting update from the guys at Spacetime Studios regarding their MMO strategy game Battle Command. This update, which will soon be pushed out worldwide onto Google Play, features a modification to the usual RTS mechanics found in these types of games. More specifically, this deals with resource gathering.
Sony announced two new smartphones, the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, each of which will support Remote Play from the PlayStation 4. Owners of both the PS4 and Xperia Z3 will be able to play PS4 games on the Xperia Z3 screen, with the help of a new accessory,
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.
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.