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.
Rovio is keeping the Angry Birds train rolling forward with a new release today called Angry Birds Stella POP!. Based off of the morally conscience Angry Birds Stella game, this is a match-3 puzzle spin-off that deals with saving exotic critters. Of course taking out the evil pigs is still a part of the game as well. Mind you it is a bit ironic to save exotic creatures while getting rid of pigs which is also a creature of the world last time I checked.
Pinball masters Zen Studios are teaming up with another company called PlayNext to bring Deadpool to X-Men: Battle of the Atom. When we first read the press release we though "oh cool, a new Deadpool table in Zen Pinball" but this actually has nothing really to do with Zen Pinball, or pinball at all for that matter.
A couple of weeks ago Square Enix announced an entirely new mobile Final Fantasy game that will be heading our way soon called Final Fantasy: Record Keeper. Since that announcement pre-registration has been available for those of you who know you are going to be getting this game when it launches. As per usual, when you pre-register for a game, you end up getting an in-game bonus/reward or two when the game actually launches.