MiniDrivers is a rather unique racing game that is now available for Android devices. Developed by Ivanovich Games, MiniDrivers has players taking control of a Formula 1 race car as you try to become the world champion. While this doesn't sound overly unique, more like a typical racing game, things do get a bit interesting in this title because you can change the rules.
Banner Saga, a tactical RPG set in a Norse fantasy realm, and is on sale for $4.99, which is half of the normal asking price. The Game, for those not familiar with it, did quite well on Kickstarter in 2012, going well beyond their goal of $100,000. The animation is pretty incredible, so definitely check out the trailer.
Later this month, TRAVIAN GAMES is set to release Cheats4Hire. In this game, players attempt to guide a group of students through a school year, so that all of them pass, only they are using every cheat and trick in the book. The graphics for this game were designed by Sean Galloway, of renown in the world of comics (think Spectacular Spider-Man TV series, among other things). The press release mentioned specifically that the game will be for tablets.
Choice of Games, a developer that focuses on interactive fiction (think "Choose Your Own Adventure, if you're old enough to remember those), has released another book. Called "The Hero of Kendrickstone", players will strive to liberate a city from an evil wizard, while hoping to "maybe, just maybe, make enough money to pay your rent! ".
Madfinger Games announced their next title just before GDC 2015 started and it was another zombie shooter called Unkilled. The company was on hand at the Unity booth at GDC 2015 showing off a technical demo of Unkilled which we decided to swing by in order to get a little hands-on time with the early build of Unkilled that they had on display.
Stick Cricket 2, the sequel to Stick Cricket, is now available on Android via Google Play. To fellow American readers, yes we are covering a Cricket game. Cricket is a very popular sport around the world, so of course there will be an Android game of it, and a sequel of said Android game. There's actually a good amount of Cricket games available on Google Play.
SXSW 2015 has begun and if you are not familiar with this event, essentially this is an entertainment expo which showcases all kinds of media. That could be music, movies, and of course, video games. The expo is actually divided up into three different sections, each with their own start and end dates. SXSW Interactive begins today and ends on March 17th, 2015. SXSW Film begins today and ends on March 21st, 2015. Finally SXSW Music beings March 17th, 2015 and ends March 22nd, 2015.
It's Friday and therefor it is time for another round-up of all the Android games that are on sale right now. This is another week where the list may not be that big but the titles on the list are pretty good, so there should be something on there that you might want to get.
Developer Double Eleven and indie game developers Mode 7, have returned to the scene with a follow-up to the immensely popular game Frozen Synapse. The newly available Frozen Synapse Prime, brings the same turn-based tactics that made Frozen Synapse a hit for PC users many years ago. Now Android gamers have an opportunity to jump right back into the action with Frozen Synapse Prime.
Game developer Gamesoft PTY, LTD, which is based in Sydney, and not to be confused with Gameloft, which is based in Paris, France, has a new game coming to PC, consoles, and mobile devices later this year. Working with publisher Appsquare, which is also based in Sydney, Gamesoft is developing a game that is set in a Steampunk-inspired world. Clockwork will challenge your mind and game-playing skills. It has an intriguing story, puzzles, and platforming.
While one of the stories we had to wait with talking about till today was Mortal Kombat X, the other title we had to sit on until now was our hands-on time with Spacetime Studios upcoming MOBA Call of Champions. We have already gone into great detail about this game when we had our pre-GDC 2015 interview with Spacetime Studios but we didn't get to do any sort of hands-on with the game itself until GDC 2015 actually started.