If you are into continuous running games but happen to be looking for something a little different, developers going by the name of Tvee have released a side-scrolling one called Escape From Rikon. Featuring a more cartoon style of visuals, this game is pretty much what you expect it to be, just in side-scrolling format.
Day: 24 August 2012
Alawar Entertainment has decided to release a new city building sim but with a wild west flare to it called The Golden Years: Way Out West. In this game you will have a lot of the standard actions to do including building structures and gathering resources, all of which takes place in the wild west.
If you happen to live in Japan and are into mobile gaming then you have some great news regarding some upcoming games. Capcom’s popular Monster Hunter series is getting a new addition called Monster Hunter: Massive Hunting which will be arriving on iOS and Android this year. In addition to that, Tecmo Koei will be dropping Ninja Gaiden for One Million People (roughly translated from Japanese) onto both platforms as well, both of with will be integrated onto GREE’s social gaming platform Mobage.
There has been a lot of talk lately of lay-offs in the gaming industry ever since the whole OnLive incident, from Popcap Games laying off staff to EA possibly being up for sale. In a bit of an interesting move, while Sony is really pushing their mobile gaming presence with Playstation Mobile, they have decided to lay off 1,000 staff while moving their headquarters to Tokyo.
We haven’t done a Hidden Gem article in a little while but that doesn’t mean there haven’t been games that land on our desk that were not worthy of such a label. In fact there have been a lot of them so we have decided to inject some caffeine into our veins and get the series back up and running. You can now meet the newest addition to the Hidden Gem games, City of Secrets by Aidem Media.
I was very excited for the launch of Eternity Warriors 2. When I woke up Wednesday and saw it wasn’t on Google Play, I actually asked Glu Mobile on Twitter when we could expect to see it. Shortly after I received a response, Eternity Warriors 2 was released. I immediately downloaded it and played until my character reached level 12.
Herocraft has sent word out today that their next game to arrive on Android is actually the hit award-winning iOS game Ice Rage. Teaming up with the Finnish developers behind the game, Mountain Sheep, Herocraft will be publishing Ice Rage onto the Google Play store soon.
Yesterday Qualcomm came out with a statement to confirm that their new Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core chip would be arriving in an upcoming LG Android phone. Now we have LG teasing us with a video regarding this same exact phone as well as giving us a bit more information about the hardware.
Square Enix’s upcoming Final Fantasy Dimensions game for Android and iOS is slated for release August 31st onto both platforms if the news from yesterday is true. There is also circumstances where there could be a delay or a possible location-based initial release could happen. Now, however, we know the price the game will be going for.
It is starting to definitely look like Fall is the season for game sequels this year as yet another one is one the way and again it is coming from the folks over at Glu Mobile. This time the sequel is for their popular, and rather bloody, arena combat game called Blood and Glory.