With recent news of Verizon and Sprint releasing updates primarily for the purpose of advertising and marketing of third-party apps where does it leave the customer that pays thousands of dollars for phone contracts? And more importantly, what do all those those promoted apps do to Android?
Well it seems the developer Get Set Games is gearing up to release their hit iOS game, Mega Jump, this week. Earlier in the month we reported on this great game coming to Android ‘sometime this month’ and have since waited patiently. Well the wait is almost over as we’ve gotten tipped off that it will be landing on the market this week.
Seems EA Mobile has another title they are planning to release onto the Android Market this holiday season. First it was the much anticipated Need for Speed: Shift followed by The Sims 3. Both games were exclusive on certain Android devices until last week when they landed on the Market. Next seems to be Monopoly.
Who doesn’t enjoy blowing stuff up? I know I do, and I also enjoy my fair share of puzzles. So when you combine puzzles with blowing stuff up, you can get a super fun game. So does this game offer up fun gaming for the $0.99 price tag? Continue on reading the review to find out, especially if you like puzzle games.
NEC has released a press release confirming the rumored dual-screen Android tablet we reported on last week. Great news as no pictures have been released yet so we can still use the mock-up from last week which looks like a weird Nintendo DS. This will be a Cloud Communicator tablet for access from home and NEC’s apparent App Market.
One of the winning games in the Action/Arcade category in the Android Developers Challenge #2 back in late 2009 was Moto X Mayhem. After winning 3rd place and a cool $25,000 in prize money, nothing but a gentle breeze game from the developer regarding the game being released. Project was thought to be dead… or was it?
Want to play a racing game on your Android phone but feel like getting back to your old school arcade roots? I’m not talking about some black and weird off-white color hand held system but the arcade units you used to sit down in with a steering wheel that usually didn’t fully work and a shifting knob that just flopped around half the time.
GetJar promised that at least three days this week we would see some big named, full version games coming to Android via GetJar and sure enough today’s announcement is a fairly big one. Zynga’s Mafia Wars for Android is now available exclusively on GetJar. I’m pretty sure I don’t need to go into detail as to what Mafia Wars is.
While we see an onslaught of awesome games coming this holiday season, early 2011 is shaping up to be almost as good for Android gaming. Another game coming early next year is Samurai II: Vengeance by Madfinger Games. Originally developed for iOS, the developer announced today it will be available for Android shortly.
YoYo Games has officially announced Android support in their ever popular Game Maker software. Game Maker allows people to create games very easily, to the point of drag-and-drop easiness should you really be a true beginner in the world of game development. Coming in two versions, the Lite is free while the Pro costs a little bit of cash.