Angry Birds developer Rovio recently talked at the Virtual Goods Summit in London about future plans with their flagship game and something interesting came to light. While it is no surprise, and heavily reported on, that Angry Birds will be heading to consoles soon as well as a TV show and a movie, mention of a sequel came up.
A few days back we brought to light a game called SheepRun that had some strikingly similar user interface designs to that of Angry Birds by Rovio. Since then we have had many people mention that the level design was almost a complete copy of another Flash game called Home Sheep Home. SheepRun Beta is now not available on the Android Market.
Yesterday we mentioned that Pocket Legends is hosting a scavenger hunt where every day our little green mascot will be hiding somewhere in game and if you follow the Pocket Legends Twitter you will see a clue or two as to where he is. Once you find him, wave to him and win a pair of Android antennas. We also mentioned we had something else to giveaway!
Only about a week or so ago we reported on Sharp announcing that they would be releasing glasses-free 3D Android phones in Japan. Well news from Sharp today has the company announcing that they will also be bringing these 3D phones across the big blue puddle and will be made available here in the US in 2011.
Sony’s listed another Android job posting and it may be related to the last. Could it be improvement on previous products or ones we don’t know about yet? Is it cross platform integration we’ve been hearing about for a while or maybe something we’ve never considered. DroidGamers speculates.
Former Player X CEO and Co-Founder, Tony Pearce, who is also a veteran in the games industry has founded a new company called TeePee Games. What TeePee Games aims to do is help players find all the good games they can handle regardless of platform which means games across mobile smartphones, social sites (i.e. Facebook) and Flash games.
LG’s recent success with Android means good things when it comes to gaming. Today they’ve went and announced a never-before-seen Tegra 2 dual-core chip in a stock-running Android phone. We’ve seen Nvidia’s chip before in tablets and it definitely marks an impressive and important step toward more graphically intense Android titles in the (very) near future.
Papaya Mobile is certainly not slowing down any time soon it seems. Starting off with a few games, Papaya Mobile has developed into a social gaming force in the mobile scene coming out with an SDK, in-game payments system and now an easy-to-use game engine for Android developers to use to make Android games.
Tilt and slide to create word combos in this noir-styled word-finder from Resounding Games. While not entirely polished and shiny, Lettered! is sure to keep you wordies occupied for hours on-end.
While we are still waiting for our Galaxy Tablet to arrive from Verizon, Droid-Life has been covering it all day and has since made a video showing off some of Android’s most popular games including Fruit Ninja, Reckless Racing, Angry Birds and Flick Kick Football. As stated in the article all the games looks and play amazingly well. Video after the break.