HyperDevBox has decided to release two of their games onto PlayJam’s GameStick Android-based gaming platform. The two games are Indy 500 Arcade Racing and the flying mech shooter ExZeus 2. As of today, both games are now available for purchase for the ultra-portable gaming system.
Back in November of last year we reported on the Kickstater for a game called Fist of Awesome hit up Kickstarter for funding which it eventually got successfully. Since then we’ve watched this game get developed and now it is finally time to enjoy punching random hostile animals in the face as Fist of Awesome is now available on Google Play as well as for Ouya and GameStick.
For those of you who enjoy modding and customizing your gadgets and consoles, Diablo Skinz now has custom skins for your future GameStick Android-powered portable console. This is one of the few companies to begin making custom skins for Android consoles, with Mod Junkiez announcing their custom Ouya controller skins back in June of this year.
With XBMC for Android soon being available for both Android devices as well as the Ouya and GameStick consoles, the developers have been hard at work adding new features to the application. In the latest pre-release build, XBMC now comes with support for Apple’s Airplay as well as a variety of other new features and fixes.
In more hardware new, PlayJam has issued a statement confirming that the delays they have been experiencing recently which has postponed the shipping of their portable Android-powered game console called the GameStick isn’t a factor anymore. The company says that it will absolutely make the new August deadline for getting units out to those of you who have purchased one already.
In an ominous tweet from the fine folks over at Butterscotch Shenanigans, the company tweeted a quick Vine video of a game that will be making its way to PlayJam’s GameStick portable Android gaming console. What game would this be? Well it is their newest and currently incredibly popular release Quadropus Rampage.
PlayJam’s GameStick Android-powered portable game console happens to be one of the rather popular devices in this new category of Android gaming. Having had a successful Kickstarter campaign, plenty of positive feedback from the community and a redesign of the unit itself, it has come a long way from being just a concept. While the device was slated to launch this Summer, close to when Ouya would officially be released as well, PlayJam has announced that the unit’s launch has been delayed by a short bit.
Recently Herocraft, in conjunction with First Star Software, released a remake of the classic Boulder Dash games called Boulder Dash-XL. While this game features the same hectic style of gameplay as the classic version did from a long time ago, the visuals have been completely redone with a more 3D look to them. There are also a couple of other features that this reboot comes with to bring it more into the modern times.
Madfinger Games has come out today with some new that should make plenty of people happy. If you happen to own an Ouya Android-powered game console, have a GameStick on pre-order and arriving soon, or plan on grabbing a Wikipad then you’ll be happy to know that Madfinger Games will have you covered in one form or another on any of those devices soon.
Apple has come out to reveal what could be the direct competitor to the Android-powered gaming consoles out there like the OUYA and GameStick, Officially called the iPlay, Apple is touting this console as the next step in the evolutionary chain of mobile games that will also be able to be played while sitting on your couch at home.