If you follow Android news at all, then you are probably already aware of this, but T-Mobile has officially unveiled the G2. The successor to the G1, the G2 offers a huge improvement in just about every area over it’s older brother. With the Droid 2 and the Samsung Epic 4G both sporting keyboards as well, the question is if the G2 be able to compete with them in terms of gaming.
While we all wait for Google to officially institute PayPal as a payment solution for purchasing applications and games off the Android market Scoreloop has decided to bring it to developers and gamers now with the inclusion of PayPal. Now developers who use Scoreloop with their games can now use PayPal to offer in-game purchases to gamers.
Russian Fishing by Herocraft Game Trailer
Like Fishing? How about fishing games? Well Herocraft has just released a new game available for Android devices called Russian Fishing which brings all the goodness of fishing right to your Android phone. While this isn’t the first fishing game for Android, it is one of only two that is actually good and offers lots of customizing options for your to explore.
It seems as though the market for 3D MMORPGs for Android is getting another player. Currently there is Vendetta Online which is making a fully interactive client for Android, Runes which is currently in limited open beta right now and we suspect the new DvideArts RPG will also be an MMO. You can now add Clockwork Runes by Bonafide Software onto this growing list now.
Orion will include 1080p video decoding and encoding at 30 frames/second, support for 3 active displays, HDMI and GPS on chip. Orion is set to replace the processor codenamed Hummingbird in Galaxy S devices like the Vibrant, Captivate, Epic 4G and Fascinate. It will be sold to OEMs and be offered to select customers in the first half of 2011.
Only a few short days ago Rovio, developers of the #1 game on the App Store called Angry Birds, finally released a beta of the Lite version of their game onto the Android market. You may also remember in our article warning you about another game ironically called Angry Birds by developer CrazyAndroidApps. It seems we were not the only ones to notice this!
If you still have your doubts about gaming on Android having the potential to dominate the mobile gaming arena then perhaps you haven’t heard about the Samsung Mobile Challenge (or SMC for short). While we were busy hosting the first ever Android Gaming Challenge, WCG was gearing up for their tournament which features none other then a Samsung Galaxy S phone.
Ahhhh Poker, the many forms of it have kept people entertained for years. Finally there is a good version of one of the most well known types out on the market. Blackjack is a simple game with simple rules and yet its somehow hard to get a good version that works and lets you play with other people around the world. Enter Card Ace: Blackjack, a great blackjack game that lets you play with friends wherever they are.
Qualcomm – creator of the snapdragon platform announces the next generation of their processors which include the newest mobile GPU, known as the Adreno 205 to compete with the Galaxy S devices. In the last year or so the processors in smartphones have become an important part of marketing the newest breed of ‘superphones’.