Tag: Games

Tron’s 28-year-old CEO wants to use blockchain games and BitTorrent to decentralize the internet

An estimated 80 percent of the companies that raised funding via initial coin offerings (ICOs) have been called scams by researchers at the Satis Group. But Justin Sun, the 28-year-old CEO of Tron, wants to prove that his company is different. Sun, a Chinese entrepreneur who became wealthy as the […]

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14 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Actions by Moleskine, Albert: Spend Smarter, and THE LEGO MOVIE 2 Movie Maker (1/6/19 – 1/19/19)

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous two weeks or so. This week I have a beautiful tasks app from Moleskin, a budgeting app that supplies on-demand access to a team of financial geniuses, and a […]

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Tale of a 44-year-old Magic: The Gathering virgin

With the amount of hours I’ve logged into Hearthstone, The Elder Scrolls: Legends, and Solforge, you’d think I would have been a long-time collectible card game player. Someone with shelves full of Magic: The Gathering cards. Nope. When Hearthstone went into its closed beta test in 2013, I hadn’t touched […]

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25 new and notable Android TV apps and games from the last 10 months (3/31/18 – 1/18/19)

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android TV apps and games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the the last ten months. It’s been a while since our last ATV roundup, but ATV titles are still trickling out in enough numbers that we finally […]

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Facebook livestreaming gets easier with Streamlabs OBS support

Facebook will make game livestreaming easier with its integration of Streamlabs OBS livestreaming software, which enables users to stream their favorite games through Facebook. Streaming video games using other broadcasting software can be a pretty intimidating and technical experience, especially for new streamers. The goal of the integration is to […]

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Improbable promises long-term support for Unity

Unity has backed down in its battle with Improbable over the cloud platfrom SpatialOS. And now Improbable is promising to move forward with Unity Technologies and developers that use the Unity game-dev tools. On Wednesday, Unity changed its terms of service. It now explicitly permits developers to use its game […]

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SEGA updates Golden Axe Classic, now includes Golden Axe II and III

Back in August of 2017 Sega released a SEGA Forever title called Golden Axe Classic on Android. Today that Play Store release has been updated to include Golden Axe II and III and an “s” has been added to the end of the title so that it’s now appropriately called Golden Axe Classics. A small distinction, but […]

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Team17 is bringing The Escapists 2 to Android, and you can pre-register right now

The Escapists 2: Pocket Breakout Plans Mobile EscapeBreaking out on iOS and Android on the 31st January Teaser trailer: https://youtu.be/nM0Sh1APiqs UK, 17th January 2019 – Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent, premium video games and developer Mouldy Toof Studios are excited to announce that The Escapists 2 will be getting […]

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Hang Line: Mountain Climber swings its way onto the Play Store

Hang Line: Mountain Climber is the latest release from Yodo1 Games, the publisher for the popular auto-runner Rodeo Stampede. This time around, instead of wrangling stampeding animals with a lasso, you’ll be tasked with using a grappling hook to climb your way to the top of five perilous mountains in search of stranded survivors. [embedded content] Getting […]

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Galaxy Stack crosses shmup action with block stacking, out now on Android

Over the years Crescent Moon Games have released more than a few successful mobile titles on the Play Store, and Galaxy Stack is the latest release from the company that should have no problem finding success among its peers. At first blush, Galaxy Stack may look like yet another pixel-based shmup, but it’s the odd […]

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Playtika acquires casual card game developer Supertreat

Social casino game giant Playtika announced it has acquired Supertreat, the Austria-based creator of card games on mobile devices. The move is part of an ongoing plan to diversify across the $60 billion mobile games market. The deal comes just weeks after Playtika acquired German casual game publisher Wooga for more than $100 […]

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The Carlton and Floss dances are no longer in Forza Horizon 4

We can dance if we want to. We can leave your friends behind. But if your friends dance the “Carlton” and “Floss” in Forza Horizon 4, then they may no longer dance. And they are also no friends of mine. Developer Playground Games has removed two dances from its excellent […]

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Westworld game that ripped off Fallout Shelter is dead, already pulled from app stores

The official Westworld mobile game is dead. Or, it will be: on April 16th, 2019, the game will go offline permanently – never to return (it has already been removed from the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store). Given that it requires an internet connection to play, that makes this a full-on death sentence, […]

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Gorgeous platformer Oddmar now available on the Play Store

The creators of the highly acclaimed platformer Leo’s Fortune have released their latest endeavor on the Google Play Store. It’s called Oddmar, and if you’ve heard of it before it’s because it has been available on iOS for about nine months now. It was widely accepted as one of the best platformers released on iOS […]

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Unity backs down in dispute with Improbable, schedules Reddit chat

Unity Technologies backed down on its previous stance in a dispute that erupted last week with SpatialOS platform maker Improbable and rival game engine maker Epic Games. While Unity criticized Improbable for helping developers make Unity-based games without express permission, Unity backed down on its previous stance that existing games […]

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19 temporarily free and 36 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Article Contents Another week is about half done, so that means it’s time for another round of app sales. Today’s list is small and features more questionable items. Have fun and see you all on Friday. Free Apps Clipboard Manager Pro $1.99 -> Free; Sale ends in 9 hours Side Protect: Auto Touch Guard $0.99 […]

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Roblox hires online safety veteran to lead digital civility initiative

Roblox has hired Laura Higgins, an online safety expert, to lead a new digital civility initiative at the company that makes a virtual world and gaming platform for teens. Roblox has grown tremendously to more than 80 million monthly players, but it has had bad incidents, like last year when […]

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37 temporarily free and 29 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Article Contents Good evening. Despite it being a bit later than usual, I have the first round of app sales for the week. Today’s list has a few notable items and we see the return of the ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ section — I know that some of you are very excited about this. Free Apps inches to centimeters or […]

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Verizon is testing a cloud gaming platform on Nvidia Shield

Following its failed venture in video streaming with the ill-fated Go90 service, Verizon is moving on to new streaming pastures. According to The Verge, the telecom giant is currently testing a cloud gaming service called Verizon Gaming with a small group of Nvidia Shield users. Testers have apparently each been given a free Nvidia Shield […]

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16 best new Android games released this week including Ragnarok M: Eternal Love, King Crusher, and Ethics: Journalist’s Way

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have the open beta release of Ragnarok M: Eternal Love for Western audiences, a delightful pixel-based roguelike, and an interesting card-swiping game […]

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