Hexage has been developing games for Android for awhile now and every single one of them have been great games. Following the release of their most recent game, EVAC, Hexage has also launched their games in HD versions for HD phones and the upcoming Galaxy Tablet. What’s eben better is to celebrate the launch of HD titles, all of them are on sale!
Coming to light yesterday are some pretty interesting patents filed by Apple regarding gaming, specifically multiplayer gaming in what appears to be a mesh of augmented reality and FPS gaming. It all meshes together using services such as location finding, a way to shoot your enemies which will register on their phone and more.
Good news for all your avid gamers who own a Droid2 Android phone, especially if you play a lot of games using emulators. Game Gripper has now made a version of their awesome little add-on for the Droid2 phone. If you haven’t used one of these yet, they are one of the better little add-ons you can buy for your gaming needs.
Two days ago I posted about the iOS game developed by Chair Entertainment which used Unreal Engine 3. Even though this game is for the iOS it gives us a glimpse as to what we could expect to see when games start coming out for the Android platform using Unreal Engine 3. Well today the official trailer for the game was unveiled, begin drooling.
Glu Mobile recently released their first Freemium game for the iPhone called Gun Bros which is also a multiplayer game. Using top-down 3D graphics, Gun Bros offers up some fast paced shoot-everything-in-your-sight gaming and good news is, it will be landing on Android in the near future and since it is a Freemium game, it’ll be free but with buy-able upgrades!
Measured Software’s newest title on the market (now complete with OpenFeint) Pocket Racing is what mobile gaming is supposed to be. It’s fast, it’s addicting and best of all it’s good. An online multiplayer mode will come out sometime in the future. Continue past the break for the full review.
Sibblingz brought social gaming fanatics their popular game Happy Island. Now they are getting ready to launch It Girl, their popular RPG social gaming from Facebook onto the Android platform and it will use the Facebook single sign-on technology for mobile that was announced at yesterdays Facebook mobile conference.
Reckless Racing is one of the better, if not the best, racing game available for Android devices. Between that and Pocket Racing you should have a pretty good grasp on your racing game addiction. Interestingly enough, Pixelbrite has come out to say that part of their success is in thanks to LocDirect which helped in the localization process.
PopCap must be feeling a bit of pressure regarding the mobile gaming scene, specifically regarding Android. While other flash gaming sites have jumped on board with Android with full support, PopCap seems to have fallen behind after their initial announcement of supporting flash gaming on Android. Today they announced some good news though.
If you don’t feel like setting up your Wiimote to be used with your Android phone, you can always do what this one gamer did and just attach a SNES controller to your phone. May take a bit more work but you’ll end up with your own portable gaming Android device. This little craft is done using the devices PDMI port.