While we already have a decent amount of Android-powered game consoles heading out way shortly and more in the near future, it appears that Google may very well be getting into the home console game as well with a new model of the Nexus Q. While this will be similar to the original Nexus Q from last year, this particular new model will have more of a ‘gaming focus’ to it.
Day: June 27, 2013
Gamevil happens to be hosting a great little sale on all their classic games that they have released onto Google Play. The sale, which is called ‘Gamevil Dollar Games’, has titles such as Illusia and Zenonia on sale for a mere $0.99. The sale is for a limited time only so if you’ve been planning to pick up any classic Gamevil titles, now is a good time to do so.
It’s been almost two years since we talked about Ossian Studios and their highly anticipated 3D RPG The Shadow Sun that will be making its way to iOS and eventually confirmed for Android. Well since our post details had stopped coming out from the studio as they kept quiet, working on this pretty big RPG title. Now we finally get to see a glimpse of what everyone’s patience has bought them with some beta screenshots of The Shadow Sun.
The other day news came out that Microsoft was gearing up to release some of their more classic games onto Android with the first game slated for release being the original Age of Empires. There was also speculation that other titles would soon be following as well. Today Head of Microsoft Studio Phil Spencer came out to clarify a few things regarding the news from a few days ago.
Quick piece of news for those of you who are trying to purchase the Android-powered game console Ouya but haven’t had any luck as of yet due to the fact it has been selling out pretty much everyone. Only hours after going on sale publicly through retail outlets, many were reporting that they were sold out with Amazon being the first. Well there is some good news for you today.
In an ominous tweet from the fine folks over at Butterscotch Shenanigans, the company tweeted a quick Vine video of a game that will be making its way to PlayJam’s GameStick portable Android gaming console. What game would this be? Well it is their newest and currently incredibly popular release Quadropus Rampage.
Freyr Games have released their second title onto Google Play called Bounty Hunter: Black Dawn. This particular FPS game isn’t just your pure first-person shooter but instead meshes into it plenty of RPG elements as well to create a Borderlands style type of games. Visually the game’s playable characters almost look like they could be from a Team Fortress game.
While this news isn’t 100% related to Android gaming directly, it does affect possible Android game developers who live in Canada and have been wanting to crowdfund a future game that they would like to work on. Today Kickstarter has announced that it will begin accepting Kickstarter campaigns based out of Canada later this Summer.