EDGE, the critically acclaimed game from Mobigame has been in a 4 year long legal battle with a guy named Tim Langdell who claimed that the title of the game infringed on a copyright of his game company called The Edge. Just a few days ago the courts ruled in Mobigame’s favor, and Two Tribes, the publisher who released the game onto Steam and various other platforms, is celebrating by offering the game [...]
Originally announced back in 2008, Ride to Hell was publisher Deep Silver‘s crack at creating an open-world biker game, but since then, very little was heard about it until recently. Now back in the public view, Deep Silver has brought not just one biker game to the table, but three; all spread between full retail, downloadable and mobile platforms.
The first commercial release from brand new Swedish studio Modesty, The Spookening is an intriguing little prospect for iOS and Android which casts you as Herman, an inhabitant of the apparently haunted Clifftown who, at the start of each day, finds himself deader than a door nail. In order to resurrect himself each night, he has to harness the puntastic “Soular Power” from the denizens of the town. In order to do [...]
UK games retailer GAME has confirmed that if you’re that way inclined, you’ll be able to buy the new Android powered home console OUYA from them with preorders starting today for the diminutive, cube-like machine. The pre-orders themselves cover the entire price of the console and will set you a back £99.99 when the console makes its debut in June. You can also pick up extra controllers for a slightly eye-watering [...]
A nice little tidbit to come out of this year’s Game Developer Conference is the confirmation from Wargaming.net that they’re ludicrously successfully strategic tank battler, World of Tanks, is coming to iOS and Android. Created with mobile platforms in mind, the game will be called World of Tanks Blitz and will allow players to engage in 7-on-7 matches which have been inspired by the original World of Tanks on PC. [...]
Just hours before the game lands on the App Store at midnight tonight, someone has gone and plonked an half-hour long gameplay video for the iOS version of Final Fantasy V. Of note to franchise fans will be the visual makeover that the game has received. Rather than a grass-roots conversion to 3D, the game will retain its 2D look but will do so whilst embracing new high-definition artwork and [...]
According to a Japanese report deciphered by gaming website Siliconera, Final Fantasy V will make its debut on iOS powered smartphones next week in Japan, with an Android version of the game following later in the year. If previous Final Fantasy games have been any indication, I imagine we’ll see with a western release later in the summer. Rather than a 3D re-imagining of the game from the ground up as evidenced by [...]
If you backed the new Android-console Ouya on Kickstarter, your fancy console will be shipping March 28th. Additionally they’ve announced that Kellee Santiago, one of the cofounders of thatgamecompany, has joined their team as some sort of developer outreach person. They’re calling her Ouya’s Developer’s Best Friend. If you didn’t back the project and still want one they’re going to become available for retail in June.
It’ll soon be time for the industry vultures to have a second go at stripping the meat off the bones of THQ, as the administrators for the company have confirmed that the former publisher will attempt to sell off all of its remaining IP at a court-supervised auction on April 1st. The IP sale has been sliced up into the six tasty morsels; Red Faction, Homeworld, MX, Darksiders, other owned [...]