Posts tagged Android
OUYA looks to change home consoles forever, and they just might do it. With 35,000 backers within days of launching their Kickstarter, the OUYA console is an open-source Android-based home console that's directly aimed at indie developers. It gives them a platform where they don't have to worry about publishers and can bring their games to everyone, quickly and on a free-to-play basis. All the details await you inside, including the pitch video.
Justin is ecstatic that two years haven't passed since N.O.V.A. 3's release, so he can deliver a more timely review! Gameloft's Halo-ish sci-fi mobile gaming series has come to a close. Is the third chapter the best of them all?
Yes, N.O.V.A. 3 is the hot new mobile game out now, but Justin had to take a step into Kal Wardin's past first before moving on. How does the predecessor to Gameloft's newest release stand up now?
Square-Enix is bringing Final Fantasy to your smartphone.
Madfinger doesn't leave John Slade hanging when you help him take down Shadowgun's final boss; he has some left over business after all. How does it stack up to the main campaign?
With Republique failing to generate the $500,000 required from kickstarter, does this mean there are no hardcore gamers using smartphones, or does this bring up an even bigger problem with the mobile devices running these incredibly powerful operating systems?
Madfinger steps up to the mobile plate and delivers what's arguably the best-looking third-person shooter for phones and tablets. Does the rest of the game achieve the same standard?
The plane shooter is one of the most common smaller game genres. Is AirAttack HD another run-of-the-mill example for smartphones and tablets?
This is likely going to be the biggest release of the entire year, yes bigger than Call of Duty, at least in terms of units sold. The original Angry Birds has sold over 450 million units since it was originally released. Angry Birds Space is now available on Apple’s App Store for both Mac and iOS [...]
Jarrod writes a mini-review for Cut the Rope: Experiments for iOS. This is one mobile game you shouldn't be without.
Doesn't that look a bit like Uncharted, but with a distinct Middle Eastern flare? That's because that's exactly what Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta is. It's a clone of the Naughty Dog classic, with a unique twist. The Saudi Arabian developer, Semaphore, is using Uncharted as their inspiration for this game in virtually every way possible. [google1]
In a not-so-surprising announcement made in Tokyo early this morning, Sony has announced two Android 3.0-powered tablets that will be able to play select PlayStation One games. Why I say this isn’t so surprising is because Sony announced plans to release PlayStation-certified products back at GDC [...]
It’s true, more than half of the 300,000 videogames on the App Store are complete and utter garbage. That said, 300,000 anything is quite an accomplishment. Many hardcore gamers look at the App Store as “just another cell phone game shop,” but the truth of the matter is that Apple has become a [...]
Engadget has a really wicked rumor on their site that I just couldn’t resist but post here. It’s something that Timothy Magana and I have been talking about for some time now. He frequently asks me whether I think we could one day see an Android-based console from one of the big three. I always [...]
This is an article I’ve been thinking about writing ever since Google made several big announcements over the past week. I already lived through the major OS war of the early eighties, and since we’re about to experience the same thing in the mobile space, I figured it would be an interesting [...]