Last year the folks who maintain the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator, or MAME for short, announced that they would be making the entire project open source. Now, 10 months later, that has become a reality as the process has been declared a success finally.
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Pocketeers Limited have just released a new open source game engine for developers to use to build games. This new engine is cross-platform compatible which will allow developers to build games for iOS, Android, Bada and Blackberry devices.
Way back in March of this year we reported on a FreeCiv project aimed at bringing the open source project over to Android. There is a new port now available from another developer that seems to be running pretty awesomely actually on Android devices.
Andor’s Trail has been on the Android Market for quite some time already and being that the code is open source, it will be there for some time to come too. Recently it received an update that brought a whole lot to the game, bringing it to another level of retro RPG goodness.
Last week Android’s first emulator for the Playstation got yanked off the Android Market due to content policy violations. The developer, ZodTTD, was unsure at the time as to what route he would go now that it was banned from the Android Market. It seems he has made his decision and it is now available for free.
I know that a lot of people have been wanting to see this game make its way to Android and now their requests have been answered. Developer Pelya who brought us OpenTyrian has now ported over OpenTTD to Android. OpenTTD is an open source clone of Transport Tycoon Deluxe which most people would argue is better then the actual original game.
Flying Aces, developed by Sticky Coding, is an air traffic control style game where you control the flight paths of airplanes to ensure all of them land safely at the airport. This is a touch based game where you draw lines for the airplanes to follow and has been one of the more popular games of this genre for awhile and now…it’s gone open source!