Archive for the ‘Android Games’ Category

Black Friday Sales Galore

Posted by Dan Mousavi On November - 25 - 2010

Tomorrow is Black Friday, the biggest sales day in the year and a lot of Android developers have a sale going on to this occasion, most of them won’t last longer than Cyber Monday.
Here’s a list of recommendable games, that are on sale at the moment, if you know some more, please let us know in the comments, we will update the list throughout the weekend:

Com2uS:
All games are 0,99$

Gameloft:
Buy one, get one free

Gamevil:
Zenonia $2,99
Baseball Superstars 2010 $2,99
Soccer Superstars $2,99

Glu:
on sale until 9 December

Ms. PAC-MAN $3.99
PAC-MAN $3.99
PAC-MAN Championship Edition $3.99
Harvest Moon Frantic Farming $2.99
Inspector Gadget $2.99
Rolling with Katamari $2.99
The Wolfman $2.99

Hyperbees:
All games 50% off (only for 48hrs after this article is published)

BowQuest: Panda Mania

Posted by Dennis Zimpel On November - 19 - 2010

Here we have another newcomer in the Android World, BowQuest: Panda Mania will bring you hours of fun with its variety, find out how it does that and what this game is all about in our review.

It’s nothing new that Pandas aren’t the liveliest animals and that they aren’t many left nowadays, but that these lovely creatures can defend themselves and entire cities is something the world hasn’t heard of yet.


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Pocket Legends

Posted by Dan Mousavi On November - 17 - 2010

Delivering a realtime multiplayer online game on a mobile device is not a easy task, before I started playing Pocket Legends I just heard “mobile mmo” and expected another cheap cash-in with ugly graphics, lousy gameplay and even lousier perfomance. I couldn’t have been wronger, since the game proved to be a beautiful and very stable game, that is heavily optimized for mobile touchscreen devices and slow network performance. This truly is a mobile multiplayer game, that is worth your attention.


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GDD talk: Building games with the NDK

Posted by Dan Mousavi On November - 12 - 2010

Last Tuesday Google invited german developers to the MOC in Munich and one session led by Dan Galpin (Google Developer Advocate for Games) was very interesting for Android Game Developers (and high interest gamers). For example did you know that every game could backup the savegames over Google services and no one has done it yet? Or that you can share assets between applications through intents? Even more known services like cloud-to-device messaging haven’t found the way into games yet.
There were a lot of more interesting tidbits and while there wasn’t anything new to report, a lot of the old stuff isn’t commonly known, I didn’t know that widgets can’t be moved to SD.
So to learn more about Android games and the possibilities, check out the talk, I filmed it spontaneous with the Nexus One, so excuse the sound quality and my shaky hand, holding your hand up for 30 minutes is no easy feat, but at least I had the best seat in the entire hall. :)
Part 4 is especially interesting, where he gives out a Wish List for future Android game features.


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20 Top Games for November

Posted by Dan Mousavi On November - 4 - 2010

Hello everyone, October and Halloween is over and it’s time to face the real monster again, the Android Market. It gets harder and harder to wade through all the uploads each month, this time there were roughly 7600 new updates & releases in the games section and picking the 20 best is no easy task.
Since we already picked the 10 best free/paid apps for you, it is now your turn to vote for the best game out of them. We added a vote box to our site below this article and on the main site, where you can choose your favorite out of the bunch, so others can see, which one is the most popular.
To be able to vote, you just join the site with Google Friend Connect per Gmail/Facebook/Twitter/insertevilempire. Oh and while we are on the subject, we’d love it if you would follow us on Youtube, Twitter and Facebook.

Paid Games

Bonecruncher Soccer
A brutal variation of soccer, the game is pretty much the same as Backbreaker Football, but with a nicer finish, where you need to swipe the screen to shoot a goal.

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