It’s not often when we get to write about a new game development engine becoming available, it’s a hard market to break into. There are the juggernaut engines out there right now that dominate developers and their time, like Unreal Engine 4 and Unity3D for example. However today is a day we do get to write about a new game engine, and this one is called MaxPlay.
A source port of the Return to Castle Wolfenstein engine called RTCW4A has landed on Google Play and somehow slid under the radar for over a month without being seen. Originally released back in April of this year, RTCW4A brings the Return to Castle Wolfenstein engine to Android so you can play the game on your Android device.
Today Gameloft has released a trailer for their upcoming game March of Heroes. The interesting thing about this game is that it has been developed using the Unreal Engine, one of five upcoming games Gameloft mentioned it will be developing with this engine. They have released a trailer as well.
Be jealous of current Xperia Play owners right now. Go on, we will wait for you to let it build up inside. For those of you who are Dungeon Defenders fans, Second Wave is now available on the Android Market but only for the Xperia Play right now. The sequel to the first Dungeon Defenders is still powered by our friend, Unreal Engine.
Perhaps it was the out pour of gamers and developers on Android going “really? REALLY?” that prompted some new information about the next Unreal Engine and it’s developer kit in terms of Android support. Yesterday word spread that Unreal Engine would not be supporting Android for a few ‘reasons’.
Our resident argument starter, Charan, has decided to take on Epic’s recent announcement of no official Android support yet. While they wait for Google to take control of things more, feel free to voice your opinions here regarding the whole Epic/Android issue and anything else relating to it. Enjoy!
Yesterday Kotaku and Gizmodo teamed up to unveil a closer look at the new Unreal Engine by Epic. One of the improvements coming to Unreal Engine is more mobile gaming support in a general sense. While the new Sony handheld system and iOS are supported, Epic has made no plans to announce Android support officially yet.
Etheria was once a land of living legends. Long ago, brave warriors across the realm stood together against an immortal evil known as “the old ones”. In the wake of this struggle, the champions locked away the power of the old ones inside Eternia crystals. These crystal are what you must protect in Dungeon Defenders: First Wave.
Monster Madness has been one of the games we’ve really been waiting for to be released onto the Android Market. Finally the wait is over and all you lucky people with a Tegra 2 device already are going to be happy. Monster Madness, made with Unreal Engine 3, is a top-down shooter where you will be blasting away at a variety of monsters.
Just in case you are still wondering if the LG Optimus 2X is going to be the slick Tegra 2 Android phone everyone is claiming it to be or in case you still have reservations on Unreal Engine 3 on Android devices even though there are numerous games coming soon made with it, here is a video of the LG Optimus 2X and Epic Citadel.