Good news everyone! You no longer need to hack your Nexus S 4G to get Ice Cream Sandwich. Sprint has begun pushing the update to handsets as I write this. Check your phone to see if there’s an update notification trying to get your attention. You can also manually check for the update from the settings menu.
Day: 5 April 2012
There is a new physics-based puzzle game on the horizon that will be coming our way very soon. Developed by IT-EO Team, Galaxy Pool is a blend of physics-based puzzler and actual pool but instead of controlling the ball you actually control the walls on which the ball bounces off of.
BulkyPix have had a few hits on their hands both on iOS and Android. One of their hit iOS titles, having been downloaded more than 6 million times, is their cutting puzzle game called iSlash. Featuring a ninja theme to it, iSlash will be making its way to Android next week.
Back in mid-March we talked about Fox Entertainment and Gameloft teaming up to bring an Ice Age themed game to Android called Ice Age Village. This is to bring up a bit of Ice Age hype as the new Ice Age movie is slated for release this Summer in theaters.
U.S. Cellular’s 4G LTE network is ready for mass consumption. Today, the carrier announced pricing details for the Samsung Galaxy S Aviator. If you live in one of U.S. Cellular’s LTE markets, you can get the Galaxy S Aviator for $99 after signing a two-year contract and receiving a $100 mail-in rebate for a limited time. After the promotional period is over, the smartphone’s price will increase to $199 after a $100 mail-in rebate.
Well that certainly didn’t take long and it really isn’t a surprise but in case you haven’t yet noticed, the Kickstarter project for Shadowrun Returns, the newest iteration of the classic and epic RPG from back in the day, has reached their Kickstater goal of $400,000 in just under two days. So what does this mean?
TwitchTV, which is the gaming arm of Justin.TV, has finally come to Android. The TwitchTV Android app can be downloaded for free from Google Play. It requires devices to have at least Android 2.2 and takes up 6.5MBs of storage.
In a similar style to the Call of Duty Elite companion app, Unisoft have announced their own companion app for their Ghost Recon titles called Ghost Recon Networks. This is not the Ghost Recon: Commander companion game we have been talking about recently which is also headed to Android in the near future. This is a straight up companion application like Elite is.
A couple of days ago we reported on Kairosoft teasing the Android gaming community with their next release called Cafeteria Nipponica. At the time it had just recently launched on Android in Japanese only but Kairosoft mentioned it would be coming April 5th. Well it looks as though that has come true as the English version of Cafeteria Nipponica is now available on the Google Play store.
Another company has announced that they are slashing the prices on their most popular Android titles to celebrate Easter. Infinite Dreams have let us know that four of their games will be available for a limited time for a mere $0.99 starting today! So what is up for grabs from Infinite Dreams? Some great games, that’s what.