We’ve followed the development of the well-known PSP emulator called PPSSPP since its release back in November 2012. After a long road of updates and development, PPSSPP has finally reached the coveted version 1.0 status and along with that comes a pretty nice sized update.
Day: 2 February 2015
A new physics-based puzzle game, Odd Bot Out, has been released onto the Google Play Store for $1.99. Finding ways across gaps for a robot named Odd is the main purpose of Odd Bot Out.
The 404 Error page on the official Bayonetta website features a simple 2D Bayonetta game. It has been found that it works on tablets and smartphones with on screen buttons showing up.
Sega is offering 300 employees “voluntary retirement” and in the process moving focus away from console games and on to Mobile and Online PC games. Sega of America is expected to lose 120 employees as part of Sega’s downsize, and will be moving its offices from San Francisco to Southern California.
While tactical-style RPGs are not really a new thing when it comes to any gaming platform including Android, it seems that lately there has been a bit of a surge in tactical RPGs making their way to Google Play. Swap Heroes 2 is another one that will be making its way to Android next month and it looks like it will be pretty fun to play.
So it is getting close to about the time when we should see another major release hit Minecraft: Pocket Edition, especially since MineCon 2015 is on the horizon. There have been plenty of details released as to what we can all expect to see when this next major release, version 0.11, arrives for Android.
The newest Humble Mobile Bundle is live and this time it is featuring nothing but Cartoon Network titles in a three tier system again. The three tier system is basically the same thing as the normal Humble Bundles we usually have but with an additional tier added to it with even more games you can get for a single price.
Kemco has released a new RPG onto Android called Valkyria Soul and this particular one is a little different than most of the company’s other games out on Google Play. This is mainly due to the fact that instead of being a straight JRPG like always, there is more of a collecting and training aspect to this game.
Adult Swim Games continues to increase their presence in the Google Play Store with fun games. Their latest project, in collaboration with Vorax Studios, is Day of the Viking. It was released a few weeks ago on iOS, and we have learned the game is also in development for Android. That is good news to hear, because Day of the Viking’s cast of characters, seem quite colorful, while providing humorous action, in a castle defense style game.
If you are into interesting statistics then here is one for you. Video games Super Bowl ads generally make an appearance every year and this one was no except. In terms of numbers though, this year was a little different. PC/console games had a total of zero ads during this Super Bowl. Mobile games, however, has a total of three ads and you can probably guess at least one of the games that had an ad since it normally has TV ads as well.