Today’s DroidGamers Deal is our second Pay What You Want type of bundles, this time for a bundle to teach you coding for a variety of different platforms, all based around web coding though. Just like our first bundle, this one also helps support Project HOPE, with part of the proceeds from each sale going to this charity.
GamesCom 2013 is coming up pretty quickly and this particular convention surrounding video games has expanded greatly over the past couple of years in regards to hosting developers who make mobile games. This year should be even bigger and we are already getting news about games that can be played on mobile devices. One such game is called SteamPower1830 by Hexagon Game Labs but this won’t be a game where you’ll be able to get it off Google Play.
Amazon has announced a new expansion plan that doesn’t involve expanding their service to new countries but instead expanding their catalog of apps and games available through their app store. However these won’t be coming in the typical fashion everyone is used to and that is because these will be web applications made using languages like HTML5.
A new indie game studio has arrived called Wappworks Studios, a two man team made up of Chris Khoo (an EA alumni) and Chris Ting (a game enthusiast), and they have released their first game for Android called Hyper Grav. This new game is a physics-based action game where you will be taking on mercenaries who have managed to take hostage your society’s sacred symbol, The Arc.
This may seem like a strange title and a strange article overall but because Android devices can easily play HTML5 games, we are reporting on it. Thanks to Atari teaming up with Microsoft, we now have a selection of classic Atari games that we can play through their new games portal on our Android devices.
RuneScape has been around for a long time, a veteran of the MMO scene who has managed to survive this long in the ever changing landscape that is the MMO universe. Developed of the game are preparing to evolve it, making it accessible on both tablets and SmartTVs to ensure it survives for a long time to come.
We have talked about HTML5 in the past a few times and the fact that you can play HTML5 games right on your mobile device without the need for really anything but your browser. Well in a similar fashion to Kongregate, Gamorlive is a portal that has multiplayer HTML5 anyone can play on their Android device.
More news for developers today as PapayaMobile has launched a new toolkit that will allow anyone who makes HTML5/Flash games to port them over into a fully featured Android game. This is all done without having to deal with any new coding languages.
YoYo Games have published a few rather popular games on the Android Market including They Need to be Fed and Karoshi. Their newest game will break from the single platform mold and will be a cross-platform social game going by the name of Grave Maker.