We haven't talked about a game going to Kickstarter for funding in awhile but today a new title is looking for funding and it looks very promising. Rogue Wizards RPG is the game and it is being developer by Spellbind Studios. This is their first game that will also be released onto multiple platforms (Android, iOS, PC) but the biggest aspect about this Kickstarter campaign is that it has praise from some seriously big people in the game industry: the creators of Diablo, Torchlight, Left 4 Dead, and Marvel Heroes.
The Ouya console and marketplace will be getting another great game soon called Back To Bed from Bedtime Digital Games. Currently this game is already available on Google Play but if you own an Ouya, you'll be able to pick up an optimized version of the game in the not-too-distant future.
Anytime I hear the name Ubisoft mentioned, I always focus my attention on the story. The game developer has a long successful history in creating dynamic console games, as well as mobile games. A few weeks ago, word of a new Assassin's Creed game (Assassin's Creed: Identity) in development for Android/iOS, seemingly appeared out of nowhere. This week, it has been announced, that a new game from the Ubisoft Shanghai Studio will arrive next week. The game is called The Bot Squad: Puzzle Battles. It will arrive in the Play Store October 16th.
The next installment into the Reckless Racing franchise will be heading to Android later this month. The last two Reckless Racing games were developed by Pixelbite Studios and released onto Google Play by Polarbit but while Pixelbite will be making Reckless Racing 3, there is no mention of Polarbit publishing it this time. That doesn't mean that they won't be publishing it, but for whatever reason it seems like that might be up in the air right now.
The newest Skylanders game, Skylanders: Trap Team is out now, with a version available for select Android devices. It is touted as being the full console experience on tablets, and has its own controller and base that go with it for the same price as the console release, $74.99.
PocketMine-MP is pretty much the go to software if you want to run your own Minecraft: Pocket Edition server but don't want the limited population that the Mojang official servers offer for a fee. With this software, you are technically only limited to the hardware your server is running.
Samsung has been working on their own virtual reality headset since the Oculus VR was bought by Facebook, essentially opening up the market for other companies to make their own virtual reality headsets for gaming and other goodies. We truly believe that the sale of Oculus to Facebook opened up the market for other companies to get into but more on that in another article. This article is about a beautiful new game coming from ustwo called Land's End which will be for the Samsung Gear VR headset.
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.