American McGee's upcoming Action-RPG Akaneiro: Demon Hunters has been successfully funded on Kickstater with reaching their goal of $200,000. This game, already in closed beta for PC, is also slated for release on Android and iOS but in order to get the game finished as completely as the developer's wanted it to be, they actually had to turn to Kickstarter for additional funding.
We reported back in September of last year that the developer behind the hit iOS and PC game Super Hexagon was considering making a port of his game for Android devices. Well Terry Cavanagh has confirmed that the Android port is coming soon for Android gamers to enjoy, except if you own a Nexus 7 tablet.
Akaneiro: Demon Hunters is a game we've talked about a few times in the recent past. Developed by American MeGee and his company Spicy Horse Games, Akaneiro: Demon Hunters is a rather good looking action RPG that tells a rather twisted version of Red Riding Hood while meshing it with setting it in the Edo period of Japan, inspired by ancient demons, with hand-painted visuals.
A few days ago, a new free-to-play first-person shooter by Cmune quietly made its way to Google Play for all the Android FPS lovers out there to enjoy. It is an online multiplayer shooter that claims to have over 8 million players playing worldwide on PC. UberStrike allows for cross-platform play between Android, iOS and PC, and it boasts some good (if somewhat raw at the moment) graphics. On the splash screen, there is the nVidia Tegra logo, but we cannot confirm for now if this is actually an officially sanctioned Tegra game or not.
Valve has been pretty outspoken about their thoughts on the rise of mobile gaming, especially regarding mobile gaming on tablets, and how it will be a major force in the industry in the near future. It is then no surprise to find out that Valve wants to bring their popular MOBA game DOTA 2 to tablets and, in fact, already have a working version of the game on an iPad.
It seems it might take a bit longer for Baldur's Gate: Enhance Edition to get to Android due to a recent issue that has crept up that was found when Apple rejected the game's submission onto iOS. Having been fixed, the iOS version has been resubmitted to Apple for approval, putting the release of the game into next week. However, the issue is a cross-platform one which means the Android version currently in development also needs to be fixed.
One game we are eager to get our hands on is the upcoming Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition from Beamdog. For those of you who have missed our previous coverage regarding this game, we've been following its progress since it was first announced being under development. Now the game looks to be in the final stages of development and testing and should be arriving fairly soon.
Rumble Entertainment are gearing up to spread their wings and transverse the world of mobile gaming with their first title called Nightmare Guardians. Actually, they will be entering the multi-platform publishing arena as Nightmare Guardians will be released across tablets as well as on the web for people to play. With that said, you can probably already tell that this is a multiplayer game.
In what will most likely go down in history as one of the strangest team-ups in mobile gaming, Danny Trejo, of Sons of Anarchy fame along with god knows how many movies he's been in, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will be teaming up to release a new mobile game for 'tablets' called Danny Trejo's Vengeance: Woz With A Coz. So what do we know about this game?
On Halloween we started up a nice little giveaway where two people would win one of the two Nexus 7 16GB Tegra 3 Android tablets we were giving away. The two tablets, which were donated by nVidia (say thanks!), have had no owners and are all alone over at the nVidia offices. Today we are pleased to announce that this will be changing as we have selected the two winners for our Halloween Giveaway!
The remake of the classic RPG Baldur's Gate, which we've reported on since it hit up Kickstarter for funding, will be arriving a little sooner than expected, although it is still arriving later than the initial release date. Originally slated for a September 18th, 2012 release date, the developers eventually had to delay the game's launch until November 30th, 2012. Now, Beamdog's head man Trent Oster has confirmed that the game will actually be arriving on November 28th, 2012, two days early.