Recently nVidia decided to show off Project Shield a little bit more by loading up Borderlands 2 onto it and giving it a whirl. In the end it looked quite good and played smoothly. This time they want to show off another game running on Project Shield and that is Vivid Games’ newest title Real Boxing.
Day: February 8, 2013
Interesting news coming from Qualcomm today where Qualcomm’s Snapdragon boss Raj Talluri came out to basically say there is no real point to nVidia’s Project Shield and that it is basically useless. Following that statement Raj Talluri went on to say that Qualcomm won’t be building anything to compete with Project Shield either and that there is no real need for a dedicated Android device for games.
So the big Android gaming package we put together to giveaway to one of our lucky readers is over and so now it is time to randomly pick the winner. This person will receive everything that was listed to be part of the gaming package and therefor will be nicely geared up to play as many Android games as they can handle both at home and while on the go.
A new Parkour inspired game has hit the Google Play store with a rather cool futuristic theme to is as well called Vector. Developed by Nekki, this game features a totalitarian world where Big Brother is watching everything and everyone. As a freerunner with a sense of independence, you break from the ‘system’ and run to freedom in true freerunning style.
If you play a lot of games on your Android smartphone then the new XOPAD may be what you are looking for. The XOPAD is a USB-based controller designed to turn your Android phones into a full fledged, portable gaming console. So what makes this controller interesting?
Even wonder what it would be like to play Android apps and games on your Windows laptop or desktop? Well Socketeq has got a solution. Socketeq, a Beijing based start-up company, has put together a system called WindowsAndroid that takes the Android OS and lets it run naively (unlike Bluestacks which only emulates Android) on the Windows kernel (Vista, Window 7 or Windows 8) instead of Linux.
More OUYA news coming out of the DICE Summit that is going on right now and this time it is in regards to developers who want to get their games onto the Android powered console. OUYA is promising that there will be a quick approval process for developers and their submitted games.
Gameloft is a company that is known for its high-quality games. Their titles normally look good, sometimes being at the top of the charts for graphics. Unfortunately they’re also known as a company that tends to rip off or copy other titles. Even if that’s the case, nothing seems to stop this game giant.
SilverTree Media has unleashed a new game onto Google Play featuring their loveable little robot with a TV for a head called Cordy 2. As you may be guessing from the name, this is a sequel to their hit platformer they released awhile ago simply called Cordy. Our little robot is once again out to stop the forces of evil on a new world.
One of Glu Mobile’s more casual sim type of games is getting an update soon. For those of you who play Stardom: The A-List you can expect a new episode heading your way soon called Stardom: Hollywood. To tease all of the Stardom players out there, Glu Mobile has released a teaser trailer for you to check out.