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.
Day: 19 March 2013
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.
For everyone who has waited patiently for Crescent Moon Games to release their newest 3D RPG Ravensword: Shadowlands, you’ll be happy to know that the wait is almost over. Crescent Moon Games’ Josh Presseisen announced over Twitter that Ravensword: Shadowlands would be landing on Google Play this Thursday.
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.
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.
Glu Mobile has begun teasing their upcoming third-person shooter called Frontline Commando: D-Day which, as the name suggests, is based around WWII. Glu is already building up the hype machine for this game with a new trailer for it as well as a few additional details regarding the game and what will come with it.
Back in January of this year we talked about how the popular Xbox Live indie platformer Fez would be coming to a variety of additional platforms. Unfortunately at that time there wasn’t any solid confirmation as to which platforms Fez would be arriving on. Now we have a much better idea after Phil Fish went and held an IAmA on Reddit yesterday.
Apparently OMGPOP, the developers behind the original Draw Something game, have decided to give Ryan Seacrest (of all people) the first preview copy for an upcoming sequel to OMGPOP’s hit game. The sequel, officially and appropriately titled Draw Something 2, is apparently heading our way soon and we can thank Ryan Seacrest for announcing it through his Twitter account.
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.
It’s time for another episode of Larry the Incredible Edible Squirrel’s Play Corner. Today we are going to cover a couple of dice games available over on Google Play. So, if you are feeling lucky, jump on in!