Day: March 19, 2013

Game News

More details emerge regarding the upcoming Minecraft Realms service

By now, if you play Minecraft: Pocket Edition on any sort of level and follow news regarding it, you should already know that true multiplayer will be arriving in the upcoming Minecraft: Pocket Edition 0.7.0 update. This multiplayer will initially be hosted by Mojang and will be called Minecraft Realms. People who want to have their own server can pay a month fee to have one through Mojang.

Game News

Oil Rush 3D has finally arrived but only for Snapdragon S4 devices

For those of you waiting to get your hands on Unigine’s naval strategy game Oil Rush 3D, your wait is finally over and it is now available on Google Play. However, before you go running off to Google Play to snatch up a copy for yourself, you need to know that the only devices supported right now are Android phones and tablets that come stuffed with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 chipset.

Hardware News

PlayJam’s GameStick will be debuting at GDC 2013

For those of you who are more about having a compact, more portable, Android console instead of OUYA are probably more interested in PlayJam’s GameStick which did pretty damn good on Kickstarter and has since progressed nicely including a new design for their controller. We’ve seen plenty of pictures and video of GameStick and now anyone attending GDC 2013 next week will be able to check GameStick out in person as well.

Hardware News

Nvidia updates their mobile roadmap: Parker makes an appearance

Today Nvidia held their press event at GTC 2013 and the company talked about all kinds of good stuff ranging from information about Nvidia’s GRID cloud gaming system and, of course, mobile chipset goodness was brought up. Nvidia’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang,who is always fairly entertaining to watch during Nvidia events, was on stage once again and along with him came a new roadmap for their mobile chipsets.

Game News

Plasma Sky – A new arcade shooter with slick looking visuals

Plasma Sky is a new arcade shooter that has arrived onto Google Play that sports some pretty slick looking visuals, especially for those of you out there who enjoy the glowy graphics some games back in the day. Even though Plasma Sky has a flare for the retro with its visuals, its gameplay also looks influenced by some of the more classic shooter games people used to play in the arcades.