Just after writing the previous post regarding NOVA 2 game art I happened to spot an interesting tweet that mentioned there would be no Angry Birds 2 by Rovio. While this may be a bit confusing considering what Rovio CEO, Peter Vesterbacka, said at the Virtual Goods Summit the other day, it could mean a couple things.
Day: November 18, 2010
Some gamers like to read ahead regarding the storyline of upcoming games while others enjoy experiencing the storyline of a game they are playing first hand, while actually playing the game. I fall into the second group of people but I do enjoy seeing concept art. Gameloft’s upcoming addition to the NOVA series of games just had some great concept art released.
I know that a lot of people have been wanting to see this game make its way to Android and now their requests have been answered. Developer Pelya who brought us OpenTyrian has now ported over OpenTTD to Android. OpenTTD is an open source clone of Transport Tycoon Deluxe which most people would argue is better then the actual original game.
Samsung Galaxy Tablet, the first real Android tablet? While a lot of other companies have released tablets using Android, the Galaxy Tablet has so far been considered the real first tablet. Available on multiple carriers, this 7″ tablet is available with or without contract. Verizon just dropped one off on our doorstep so we did what any good site would do, recorded myself unboxing it!
Qualcomm has seen tremendous success with their implementation of the high-end ARM Cortex architecture – Snapdragon. Earlier in the year many Android phones have launched with their first generation Snapdragon chips and today they’ve announced a major leap forward, bringing greater efficiency and nearly 5 times the performance to mobile gaming and tablet devices.
Our friends over at Spacetime Studios, developers of the first cross-platform 3D MMORPG for Android called Pocket Legends, just sent us some great news. Pocket Legends for Android is now officially launched, meaning it is now out of beta status! Not only that, to celebrate this milestone, Spacetime Studios made a little video with some Android ownage, enjoy!
GISH Gameplay Video
Crazy Cats Gameplay Video
UFO Afterlight Gameplay Video
Connect2Media and HandyGames have gone into an agreement with GlobalFun regarding the distribution of their games following the developers recent announcement regarding liquidation. In the agreement Handy Games will publish Crazy Cats and UFO Afterlight exclusively on Android in most territories while Connect2Media will do the Israel and Egypt distribution.