The rather fun and humor-filled game Crossy Roads has made the journey from Amazon's Appstore over to Google Play today. Originally released on December 15th, 2014 as a short-term exclusive on Amazon, Crossy Roads is now available on Google Play for those of you who don't like or can't use Amazon's Appstore or own a Kindle device.
While the OBox from Snail Games was high up on our list of things to get some hands-on time with as soon as possible, the company's two new Android phones were also something we wanted to check out. Snail Games unveiled two gaming-centric Android phones at CES 2015 and while both come with physical controls, the W 3D also features glasses-free 3D.
Today Razer announced their solution to bringing PC and Android games to the big screen with their Forge TV set top box. The company is describing this as a game and entertainment console since it isn't just made for straight gameplay but also to use services like Netflix, YouTube, and other more entertainment based applications. Along with the unveiling of Forge TV, Razer also unveiled their new Bluetooth controller called Serval and the Turret Lapboard and mouse combo.
One of the more interesting announcements so far, at least in the realm of Android-based gaming, has to be Snail Games' set of gaming-centric Android phones and their Android-based game console. Snail Games had plenty of both phones, The W and The W 3D, available for some hands-on time as well as the OBox console. We will get into the phones in another article though.
If there is one thing you can count on for with Gameloft, it is the fact that they will always be one of the first developers to optimize their games for any new upcoming gaming hardware or platforms based off of Android that look promising. Whether it was the Ouya console or the GameStick, they usually have a few games announced as ready to go for that particular platform's release.
Razer announced the Forge TV today at CES 2015. The Forge TV is an Android-based gaming and entertainment console which is set to release soon, Q1 of 2015. On top of that, Razer announced a selection of peripherals to compliment their new set top box.
Mad Catz has officially announced their newest headset for gamers of all platforms called the F.R.E.Q.9. This new wireless headset features surround sound, noise cancelling, and a built-in mic which is something you mobile game streamers might be interested in.
Today Samsung held their annual CES press event and the company went over a few things related to Samsung Gear VR and other Android related goodies. One of the items touched on in regards to the Gear VR was the recently released Milk VR video service which brings 360 degree videos to the Gear VR. The didn't go too deep into it since it is already available, but did announce that 30 titles are already available for Milk VR.
One press event people enjoy watching a lot is the Samsung CES ones and this year is no exception we are guessing. It should be interesting to see what Samsung announces because word on the street is that we won't be seeing a Samsung Galaxy 6 announcement or anything like that.