Day: December 21, 2012

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Game News

Retro-style arcade space shooter Vritra flies onto Android

A new retro-style arcade shooter has landed on Google Play called Vritra. Developed by Salvo Inc., this particular arcade shooter is almost a bullet hell type of shooter. We say almost because while there is a lot of bullets to dodge and shoot, there isn’t the amount you would find in a true bullet hell game but there is more than what you find in your average arcade shooter.

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Hardware News

Poll: Do you use physical controllers to play games on your Android phone or tablet?

Something that has become fairly common this year is to see a new controller launching or starting its Kickstarter drive every now and again. I’ve used a PS2 controller (yeah I know, freaking dated) to test out a few games in the past. Like recently, Zombie Driver THD was totally unplayable without the controller (they have rectified this though with a new update). So in that case, the controller made a whole lot of difference. In other games, especially competitive multiplayer ones like Shadowgun: DeadZone, having a physical controller puts you at an (unfair) advantage against the rest of the players.

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Game News

Gameloft puts Order & Chaos Online and Wild Blood on sale for $0.99

Gameloft has two games on sale right now for a limited time. Whether it is a holiday sale or not, both games are currently priced at $0.99 which is a pretty good deal considering both are usually priced at $6.99. So what two games are on sale? Well the first one is Gameloft’s MMORPG Order & Chaos Online which recent got updated with a plethora of new content such as a new dungeon, mounts and PvP arenas and also had its monthly subscription fee removed.

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Game News

DotEmu puts all their games on sale at 40% off for the holidays

Want more deals this holiday season? Well you’re in luck then as DotEmu has put up their three self-published titles on Google Play on sale. This sale starts today, actually right now, and goes on until December 27th, 2012 so you do have about a week to pick up either R-Type, Another World or the Raiden Legacy game pack at a discounted price. Of course if you don’t have any of them then you can pick up all three.