Had enough RPG news yet? No? Well good because we have more to share! Our resident Gamevil hound, Chris Summerland, managed to get Gamevil to mention their new upcoming RPG game for mobile (iOS), Illusia, and that it will also be coming to Android in the future. Illusia is a mesh of platform/side-scrolling action gaming and RPG.
Sources inside HTC claim it that it’s 3D plans are advancing quite nicely. Starting with Android smartphones, (presumably for that growing gaming market segment nVIDIA told us about) auto stereoscopic glasses free 3D display technology HTC demonstrated last year at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress.
Welcome to the land of success and ridiculous amounts of money Rovio! The developer of the insanely popular game Angry Birds are projecting revenue from the Android version (only the Android version) of roughly 1 million per month from ads displayed in-game. While numbers vary on downloads with reports of 5-8 million, at this point it is a huge amount of money.
GameString, the company that is bringing gaming in the ‘Cloud’ technology to any device that can access it. In our article yesterday regarding playing World of Warcraft on Android devices, GameString were responsible for this accomplishment. As a follow-up to that, we decided to write more about GameString so everyone is a bit more familiar with them.
With Angry Birds Seasons now available for iOS and Android, getting updates out shouldn’t be too much of a hassle, at least we would hope so. PocketGamer is stirring up the rumor mill with a post talking about the next update for the ‘Seasons’ version of Angry Birds. What is it? Valentine’s Day according to them!
An evil scientist has captured you, poor octopus, and you’re desperate to escape the lonely confines of his attic-level laboratory. Using the power of your sticky, stretchy tentacles, you must make your way back to sea.
Gameloft is heading full steam ahead with their Advent Calender giveaway and today’s gift is a great one for all the Android gamers out there. Head over to Gameloft’s twitter or check out the link at the end of this article to get your free copy of Dungeon Hunter HD! This is a great top-down Diablo-ish type of game that sports some great graphics.
In a recent whitepaper addressed to us by nVIDIA, the shared benefits of the Tegra 2 and the ARM Cortex A9 architecture are discussed in detail and oh do they look sweet. Lower power usage, faster web browsing, richer 3D graphics and faster multi-tasking are among just some of the benefits found with their chipsets. nVIDIA tells us dual core is the future, and we can’t help but agree.
Spearhead Entertainment is a promising game development house who recently released the great action/platform game Phoenix Spirit onto Android. Continuing with the release of the high quality game, Spearhead Entertainment announced today that they will be releasing Mana Chronicles, their action-RPG game onto the Android Market Dec. 15th.
Hyrum Fairbanks’ love of gaming cost him his job, but that’s ok. In less than a year, he went from working a thankless job at a gas company to spearheading his Salt Lake City-based cottage industry making gaming on smart phones much less tedious. Fairbanks sits down with Droid Gamers and talks about Game Gripper, their start and a new product.