Burning Tires

Posted by Dan Mousavi On July - 9 - 20101 COMMENT

The german developer Fishlabs tests the Android waters with this child friendly racing game as their first release. Prepare for the most boring racing experience on the plattform.

I usually have high respect for Fishlabs, back on Series 60 devices they were one of the first who delivered a full 3D game with Galaxy on Fire, which earned them a lot of praise. The game got overhauled and ported to Iphone last year and was well received there too. Burning Tires is an Iphone port too, but it was one of the early releases on the app store, so most people were easy on it with criticism. On Android however, we already have a lot of different racing games, that satisfy every niche market.

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OpenFeint for Android announced

Posted by Dan Mousavi On July - 9 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

OpenFeint, the popular social gaming service for Iphone, is coming over to Android, a release for the SDK is planned later this summer. They will also implement Google Checkout for in-app purchases and bring over there Game Spotlight app. If you are a developer you can sign up for a newsletter and early registration here.

Full press release:
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Posted by Dennis Zimpel On July - 5 - 20101 COMMENT

If you had told me a few days ago how boring the graphics were in games 20 years ago, especially on the Game Boy with it’s raw representation of a Super Mario, I probably would have agreed fully. However, there is the game “GrandmasterPixel”, which has opened my eyes and showed me with it’s charme day for day how much fun “raw pixels” can be, so check it out, I will never delete it, because it ensures that you keep your imagination and creativity going.

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Abduction! sequel announced, register now for the beta

Posted by Dan Mousavi On July - 2 - 20101 COMMENT

Psym mobile announced that their game Abduction! reached 2 million downloads today and to celebrate their success they announced the sequel with a bunch of screenshots, that show underwater gameplay, new locations, characters and achievements.

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Hungry Shark

Posted by Dan Mousavi On June - 30 - 20102 COMMENTS

The British developer FGOL knows how to make a big splash with their debut title Hungry Shark. Taking the gameplay of Ecco the Dolphin and turning it into a bloody munch fest for high scores brings us one of the best pick up and play game experiences on smartphones.
You play a hungry shark that gets dropped into a ocean full of food. Your goal is to eat as many things as possible, starting from all the fishes in the ocean to people that swim or stand on boats and 10 hidden treasures. But there are dangers in the ocean, Blowfish hurt you when you attack them while they are blown up, Jellyfish sting when you eat them, divers try to stab you and there are mines everywhere you swim. Thankfully our shark is strong and regenerates fast if you eat continuously. If you get hurt too often or don’t reach another edible thing in time you starve and can enter your high score in a global ranking list.

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