Platform exclusives are the love letters written to gamers in an effort to say “please come play with us, but not in that creepy way that those little girls did in the Shining.” Instead, the platform owner wishes to convince gamers that their particular platform offers a unique experience. This can be seen with iOS and Android, and even among Android OEMs. Nvidia secured several exclusives for their Tegra chip line, and Amazon acquired an entire game studio to develop content for their branded line of Fire tablets and media players.
A rather popular word game for the PC called CrossCraze by ORT Software has now arrived onto the Google Play store. A lot of people have probably already played this game on their PC but with this new version for Android there are a lot of new features that have been added to the game as well as having the visuals redone for a more modern look.
Following the news regarding what EA games are compatible with the new Samsung Galaxy S4 phone, the company has also gone ahead ad launched a new Monopoly themed games onto Google Play called Monopoly Hotels. This isn’t a board game though and instead this will let you buy, build and manage Monopoly hotels.
Tin Man Games happens to be the developers of some of the best adventure book RPG titles on Android and today they have decided to put most of their catalog on sale for at least 50% off. This sale covers all of their Gamebook Adventure titles as well as Fighting Fantasy: Blood of the Zombies and Strange Loves 1: Vampire Boyfriend.
Welcome to the tenth installment of our Under The Radar column where we showcase a few noteworthy games that we were not able to publish as full articles on the site. Ultimately, with this, smaller developers get vital exposure for their games and you get to have more games to play on your plate. If you know of more quality games released recently that have not got the attention they deserve, let us know by leaving a comment!
Imangi Studios and Disney teamed up once already to bring Temple Run: Brave to the world and apparently the two companies will once again be teaming up but this time it will be for something Oz related. When we say Oz related we don’t mean the prison show from awhile ago but instead the Wizard of Oz franchise.
The second piece of Minecraft: Pocket Edition news isn’t as detailed as this morning’s earlier article but it is almost as excited for fans of the game. For those of you patiently waiting for the 0.6.0 update to arrive, you will only have to wait a couple more days before you will be able to download the update, craft some armor and put up signs all over the place.
A rather popular PC/console game has arrived on Android in the form of what can pretty much be considered an unofficial port. The game in question is called Theme Hospital, originally developed by Bullfrog Productions before merging with EA back in 2004.
Welcome to our new series which we will be doing every day for the next few days before slowing down into a weekly series, or whenever something new comes out to do with Minecraft: Pocket Edition. This series will go over all kinds of things that you can do with Minecraft: Pocket Edition such as importing custom texture packs, how to get unavailable blocks and today’s subject, importing custom maps.