A rather neat looking free running platformer has arrived on Android called Grudger. Developer by Noble Muffins, Grudger puts players in charge of the main character who’s name is Grudger. However, Grudger’s job is a bit more on the shady side of things, delivering goods to the morally ambiguous people he called customers.
Day: February 13, 2013
Former Infinity Ward creative strategist Robert Bowling is working with Gun Media who will be publishing Mighty Rabbit Studios’ newly announced tactical strategy game that will be heading to Android and iOS this Spring. Officially called Breach & Clear, players will be charged with the task of taking out various terrorist groups from around the world.
If you are like me, you like to search the Play market for new games. I get no bigger thrill than when I find a neat little game to review or to kill a few hours with, but coming across those games can be harder than it seems. What do you do when you have no idea where to start?
The deck building RPG strategy game Ascension and Ascension Online could be heading to Android around the end of this year. Currently available as both a tabletop and iOS game, the developers are planning to start up a Kickstarter campaign with the goal being to bring both games to Android and Steam, with a release time of round the end of 2013.
Information is beginning to surface today over possible layoffs at Valve who are the developers of the Half-Life franchise and Steam. Details right now are pretty scarce as to what is going on and regarding the number of employees let go as of Tuesday morning. While the number of staff who have been laid off is currently unknown, some terms describing the situation being thrown around include “great cleansing” and “large decisions.”
What do you get when you combine a word game with hangman? You get Wordsplosion. Wordsplosion is a new word game for Android where your goal is to solve a five letter word with only the first letter to start with. The clock ticks down as you guess letters and you have five tries to get it right. If you fail to solve the word within those five guess, or you run out of time a Wordsplosion will be the result.
By now, you would’ve known that Real Racing 3 is due to be a freemium game employing a timer-based mechanic. I had my reservations about it, but reading the initial impressions of journalists from established gaming publications regarding the way the timer-system worked, I thought it won’t be so bad after all.
Last week we reported on Zen Studios who are the developers of Zen Pinball HD which is one of the two great pinball platforms available for Android on Google Play. They had announced a new series of pinball tables that would be heading our way that isn’t related to Marvel and is instead themed around a different universe, that being the Star Wars universe.
If you aren’t already agitated at the news that Real Racing 3 will be a free-to-play game when it lands on Android on February 28th, 2013 then maybe this will push you there finally. EA is planning to release the first ever freemium Tetris game onto Android and iOS this Spring. This Tetris game will officially be called Tetris Blitz which EA is saying will off a new twist to the original game mechanics.
For those of you who used to spend hours and hours playing video games in arcades in the not so far gone past, you may remember how the racing games used to be back then. Well a two-man team of game developers wants to bring that arcade racing experience back to life across multiple platforms with Android being one of them with their game The 90s Arcade Racer.