Last week we talked about the newest addition to the Broken Sword point-and-click adventure game series, called The Serpent’s Curse, and the fact it was up on Kickstarter looking for $400K in funding. It was announced that it would be also coming to mobile devices including Android but there seems to have been a bit of confusion about that fact.
Day: September 3, 2012
The large online games portal Big Fish Games have released their streaming service which we talked about back in July of this year. Officially called Big Fish Unlimited, and like the name suggests, this is their new game streaming service which allows users to play games on their Android tablets without having to download and install them.
Playing Zen Bound 2, the new puzzler from developer Secret Exit, is a wonderful example of how a game is not always a game. Not really. Sometimes these funny things we talk about are really just activities, things to do while we lay or sit around the house. If we’re lucky these titles we buy and download become something more than just a series of button pushes. If we’re really lucky they lead us to a familiar place or wonderful new area. Zen Bound 2 really does more for me than many games that are much more, well, game-like.
Every now and then one gets his hands on a game that makes lots of fun by using just a simple yet entertaining idea. That’s precisely the case of Burger, Magma Mobile’s latest release in the field of time-killing games.
The poll for this week is going to be short and simple. It’s on the control scheme for games that require dynamic movement. Traditionally, we’ve used joysticks on controllers to move our characters on consoles, while on PC it’s done via the keyboard/mouse combination or a connected controller.
Usually big popular games get some sort of community page whether they are fan made communities, wiki type pages or even just a forum board where people can go to talk about the game, help other people and look up information in case they get stuck. Well it seems that Dead Trigger has quite the active fan base as their is now a Wikia page for the game.
Legendary rocker Freddie Mercury will soon be joining the Angry Birds family at some point this week thanks to a partnership between Rovio and Freddie For A Day. In order to celebrate the late rocker’s life, who’s birthday is on September 5th, the partnership will have Freddie Mercury joining the cast of Angry Birds as an honorary member.