Way back during GDC 2011 we got to sit down with Tin Man Games and take a look at their Gamebook Adventure series which, at the time, was currently available on iOS only. However, they did tell us that there were plans to bring the series over to Android and it seems as though that is finally happening with their first title GA 1: An Assassin in Orlandes.
Day: 24 April 2012
An award-winning game from Activision’s first Independent Games Competition called Rigonauts has just been officially confirmed for release on multiple platforms such as iOS, PC via Steam and, of course since we are writing about it, Android. So what is Rigonauts?
Dancing Pixel Studios are the developers responsible for the Sixaxis game controller application for Android. The Sixaxis controller is a PS3 style controller which you can use with your Android device when playing games. Now they have made an application you can use with other bluetooth controllers.
For the most part tunnel racing games are pretty standard in what you do in them. Generally you race through tunnel, usually either against time or against opponents, collecting power-ups and dodging obstacles on your way to the finish line. Busted! by Mental Warp is a bit different then your usual tunnel racing game.
Yesterday we talked about Gameloft who had begun teasing their next blockbuster hit game through an app on Facebook where users could clear pixels off of a black image, slowly revealing exclusive art from whatever game it was supposed to be. A lot of people guessed it would be N.O.V.A 3 and indeed it looks like they are correct.
We love retro style games so we are surprised that we missed out on the fact that this one has made the jump from iOS to Android recently. Developed by Kumobius, Bean’s Quest is a great looking retro style platformer with a slew of levels and challenges that need completing in each level.
So as many people must know by now, Google Drive is available as of about an hour ago and along with that comes the official Google Drive Android application for Android devices. Also announced is the Google Drive SDK which could seriously benefit Android developers if the SDK allowed for it.
Welcome to another edition of our weekly series where we highlight some of the current crowdfunding projects for Android games currently running on a few of the major crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, Appbackr and IndieGoGo. If you enjoy crowdfunding then lets just jump right into this weeks selection shall we?
Yesterday we mentioned that the iOS version of Minecraft: Pocket Edition had received the crafting update along with a few other new features such as chickens and cows. Since Mojang said they would try to keep the updates released as close as possible for both Android and iOS, we predicted that it would arrive for us very soon.
As you may very well be aware of if you follow any Android site or general tech news site considering this is just blowing up right now all over, Google has just begun selling unlocked HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus’ devices through the Google Play store for $399.