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 [...]
As a consumer, I’ve been rather sceptical about the idea behind Ouya, an Android based gaming device that attempts to replicate the home console experience on Google‘s open-source platform, for quite some time. It’s an issue of limitations, saturation, and just how much quality can be provided on a system famous for open, free development. Talking with GameIndustry at the Dice Summit in Las Vegas recently, Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman [...]
Well, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show certainly kicked off with a bang. At the show, GPU manufacturer Nvidia unveiled Project Shield; the first attempt by the Californian company to create first-party designed gaming handheld. Besides being a complete surprise, the handheld brings with it a raft of tantalizing possibilities. We’ve got all the details for you (including a real-time tech demo) after the break.
Halfbrick, developers of such accomplished time wasters as Fruit Ninja and more importantly Jetpack Joyride, have announced that the hugely popular endless runner/flyer will make its PSN debut this week in North America on PS3, PS Vita and PSP. Popular to the tune of 35 million worldwide downloads on iOS, Android and Facebook platforms, the charmingly playable Playstation Minis version of the game will run you the pocket change friendly sum [...]
11 Studios, the team who brought you Anomaly: Warzone Earth, is proud to bring you their iOS success Funky Smugglers to all Android platforms! Use an X-Ray scanner to snag all those nasty items people are trying to bring in illicit items and it’s your job to stop them. Complete with ultra-groovy 70s soundtrack, Android platforms will be able to enjoy the title for only a buck! Check out the [...]
Hey Japanese readers! Do you have a smartphone? If it’s an Android device, you can download the newest game from Suda 51, No More Heroes: World Ranker, right now, for free! Got an iPhone? It’s comin’ soon, still free. It’s a “social game” which means there will be micro-transactions to keep the game going, but it’s not mandatory. Japanese friends! Pay them lots of money so this game spreads all around [...]
Those Humble Bundle guys are so great! To entice you into donating more of your money to a good cause, they’ve added four new games. World of Goo, Osmos, Anomaly, and EDGE join the ranks of the Android bundle, and if you’ve already bought it, you get these games for free! If not, you have to beat the average donation amount. You’ll also get Spirits when you do, so give [...]
After dashing the hopes of man Gallian-loving players by saying that Valkyria Chronicles III would not be coming stateside, SEGA is releasing a browser-based card game on July 26th that will make its way to Android at the end of the month, and sometime in August for iOS. Well, at least SEGA isn’t abandoning the franchise, but NOT LIKE THIS, SEGA. NOT LIKE THIS.