Amazon must be feeling a little good today as the company is hosting a total of nine free games today for no particular reason aside from the fact that they can. These are not just Kindle Fire only games either. In fact only two of the games are strictly for the Kindle Fire while the rest are available for all supported Android devices.
It is DotEmu's birthday and to celebrate it the retro game publisher is hosting a sale, putting almost all of their games on sale for $0.99 for a limited time. So what games are available for a mere dollar right now? Read on to find out!
Google has always allowed apps and games to be installed outside of Google Play, it is one of the perks of being an Android user. However security for this sort of feature has always been more based around user awareness rather than software-based security. There is the one-time verifying of installing an app or game outside of Google Play but it doesn't go much further than that.
Steve Jackson's Sorcery! gamebooks have been around for quite some time, originally debuting in 1983. These books were like a sub-series of the Fighting Fantasy franchise and while Tin Man Games is delivering those titles to us, indie game developers Inkle will be bringing the Sorcery! series to us next month.
Defend Your Life is an interesting new tower defense game that will be making its way to Android soon. Inspired by the Once Upon the Time… Life series, this game takes place inside the human body which makes for some fascinatingly gross gameplay, at least when you think about it.
After quite some time in development and then a beta testing phase, not to mention a pre-orders phase, the space exploration game Out There is now available for everyone on Google Play. In this game you are an astronaut ho has awoken from a cryogenic sleep and are floating around in space.
Look, we all want Nintendo to bring their games to Android, at least to some degree. It could just be the classics if need be. Of course everyone can just use emulators but having a game native to your device does have its benefits. One shareholder is urging Nintendo to reconsider its stance on mobile gaming but what this shareholder is suggesting makes us think that Nintendo can just keep their games if they actually do what this person is suggesting.
Well here is something you don't hear about often when it comes to console and PC game franchises. Apparently Activision will be releasing their upcoming Tony Hawk game exclusively onto mobile devices only. This will be the first time for the franchise to go in an exclusive route with mobile, leaving behind consoles and PC gamers.
Devolver Digital has partnered up with Deconstructeam to bring PC and mobile gamers a new retro-style point-and-click adventure game called Gods Will Be Watching in the very near future. This game originated in the recent Ludum Dare 26 game jam and has progressed to where it is now - a full game release.
A new game will be launching exclusively onto Ouya next month called LAZA KNITEZ!! which won the 2012 Nordic Game Conference Indie Sensation Award. This game is a local multiplayer title where players will choose their warrior and set off against other players in futuristic fantasy themed combat for dominance.