Namco Bandai has released the follow-up title to their Tamagotchi virtual pet game released back in October of last year. Appropriately named Tamagotchi Classic 2nd Gen, this new game features an all new line-up of characters to have as virtual pets. Along with all the new characters that you can possibly take care of, Tamagotchi Classic 2nd Gen features two different game modes to play like the original title had as well: TOY mode and APP mode.
In an interesting turn of events, Sony via their Developer Blog, announced today, that their latest title would be making its way to PS Vita and mobile devices. Fortunately for us, that includes Android devices. The title that is to be released in October is Run Sackboy! Run! It is a platform-survival game that will be Free-to-Play.
Google has come to an agreement in the current case they have been involved in where a case was filed regarding IAPs that were unfairly charged to their parents credit cards from a variety of games such as Ice Age Village (Gameloft) and Air Penguins (Gamevil). According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission children sometimes put hundreds of dollars on their parents' credit cards without permission.
Super Boxman is twist on the Endless Runner genre. Players assume the role of the eponymous Super Boxman who is attempting to save his village from invasion, only the invasion is in the form of weird shapes that are descending from the sky. Whereas other endless runner games are as their name would imply, this game is played in a more vertical fashion.
CounterSpy, a game set during the Cold War, has you preventing both sides from launching deadly missiles. A mobile version of the PlayStation 3/4 and Vita game of the same name, CounterSpy is currently on sale for $4.99 during its initial release.
A new game heading our way will put players into the role of being a bartender in a cyberpunk world. This new sim game is called VA-11 HALL-A and you will be mixing drinks that your customers want before standing there and talking to them about whatever it is they want to talk about. This could be anything from politics to how much their lives suck or how awesome their new house is. Pretty much any subject in other words.
A 16-year old indie developer going by the studio name VG Games has released a challenging new arcade title called Gravity Flipper. VG Games is a one-man studio made up of 16-year old indie game developer Vik Goel and this being his first game, it is actually quite the little challenge.
If you like puzzle games, especially those that are a serious challenge, then Rote might be up your alley. The color palate used by RageFX is simple, with lots of whites and bright colors used to denote what's happening within Rote.
Sega is bringing the monkeys back as well as plenty of balls to go along with them with their newly announced title Super Monkey Ball Bounce. This new game will feature AiAi and the rest of the monkey gang as they attempt to destroy the evil machinations of the evil Prof. Boscis.
It is encouraging to hear about how many games are in development for Android devices. At times, they are created for Android and then make their way to iOS. Other times it is the other way around. Every now and then we hear about games that started off on consoles or other handheld devices making their way to the Android gaming community. Such is the case with game developer Qubic Games. They have released more than ten games during their tenure for Nintendo DSi, Wii, 3DS, Wii U, PlayStation Vita and for iPhone and iPad. The game they are currently working on is AiRace Speed.