Getting back into the swing of things with the What We Are Playing This Week series, today we have a couple of games for you that you might want to check out as well if you haven't already. So let's just jump right into it shall we?
Well it seems Rovio is right on time with their reported release date for Amazing Alex, their newest physics-based puzzle game, being July 12. Although it was reported that it would be a release with a plethora of promotion like that of Angry Birds Space, it actually was a fairly quite release.
Back in the NeoGeo era one of the more popular series of action games happens to be Metal Slug, a 2D run-a-shoot-everything-in-sight type of game. Well SNK Playmore has decided to release Metal Slug 3 onto Android today which is a mobile version of the game so that you can get some retro shooting fun happening.
A lot of people who follow us on Twitter, G+ or Facebook has been keeping up-to-date with what happened the past few days. For those of you who don't follow us on any of those, here is what happened to us and all that good stuff.
This morning we reported on the OUYA's new Kickstarter project. Well now we are happy to report that barely after 8 hours have passed, OUYA is now completely funded on Kickstarter. In fact it has already surpassed the $1 million dollar mark and it still has 29 days to go.
Sometime March last year, Google began allowing Android application developers to charge money for additional content and services from within their apps. This is possible for both paid and free apps. Now, this phenomenon is famously referred to as an in-app purchase (IAP) and many, if not most, games on Google Play implement this feature.
Sketchy Ventures. The name may not be familiar yet, but might soon be. They just released their very first game onto Google Play, and it'll get fans of puzzle and fast-paced platform games interested perked up. Amazing Brok starts with a somewhat unexpected main character, but will have you coming back to him once you get the difficulty down of going through each and every level.
Last week we reported on OUYA, a project that is being undertaken by some pretty big names in the design and gaming industry, which will bring an Android home game console to us for a mere $99 bucks. Aside from being up on AngelList for seed funding, the developers have also tossed it up on Kickstarter.
Rovio's newest IP and first completely unrelated to Angry Birds game is nearing it's release time and Rovio has finally announced the exact date for Amazing Alex's release onto Android and iOS. Rovio has uploaded a nice little video along with the news to show, very briefly, what the game will look like.
Rubicon Development is known for their hit turn-based strategy game called Great Little War Game. After having an expansion release with additional maps, Rubicon has determined that it is time for a sequel and would like to introduce you to Great Big War Game, coming July 18th to Android.