Author Archives: John Hoff


Tribal Wars 2 arrives on Android, multi-platform strategy game

After being announced in January 2014, Tribal Wars 2 finally arrives on Android as a multi-device, cross platform strategy gaming app. With the landslide success of “Clash of Clans” a lot more developers are willing to develop cross-platform games, and InnoGames is betting on Tribal Wars 2 to be an exciting Android gaming prospect.

Hugely popular Touch Racing 2 arrives on Android

What do you do when your new touch-based racing game gets downloaded over 2 million times on iOS? Well, apart from be deliriously happy, the obvious next step would be to release it on Android as well. That’s exactly what Marvelous Europe and Genera Mobile have done with Touch Racing 2, bringing this new racing game as a free-to-download game to the Google Play Store.

RPG standout The Witcher arrives on Android as board game

The app is called “The Witcher Adventure Game” and it is a digitized version of the board game based on the standout RPG game made by CD Projekt Red. It’s a multiplayer game that allows you play as one of four heroes who wander around the game territory, battling monsters, and gaining experience and glory. Sounds fun right?

Peter Molyneux’s Godus now on Android, all you mortals despair

Peter Molyneux, one of the preeminent British game designers of our day, has received a lot of deserved recognition for another one of his “play god” games – this most recent called “Godus”. The game has spent a lot of time on Steam and iOS, but now it’s finally out on Android.

CyanogenMod outs official CM11 nightlies for Verizon LG G3

There have been a lot of unofficial CM11-based/CM11-like ROMs for the Verizon LG G3, but finally we have an official one – this is the official CM11 ROM for the Verizon LG G3 (together with nightlies). We got wind of this via the XDA developers forum. If you want some of this, dig in.

Razer Nabu fitness band out on December 2, promo for insiders

It’s almost upon us, the Razer Nabu fitness band, which is of course Razer’s entry into the fitness device market. Razer is known for its laptop and PC accessories and its support of the PC gaming culture, so this is a very different type of niche for them. But they are hoping that their street cred will carry over to this new effort.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a different kind of war game

World War I is not really a popular subject for a game, but Ubisoft seems to have pulled it off (meaning, make a WWI game interesting) with “Valiant Hearts: The Great War”. The game has launched initially on console, PC and iOS – but now Android and Android TV users are finally getting a bite at this different kind of war game.

Get LTE up and running on your Nexus 4, even on Lollipop

If there’s one thing most consumers probably didn’t know about the Google Nexus 4 (manufactured by LG) is that it was initially intended to have LTE connectivity. But since Google was unable to get regulatory approval for LTE on the Nexus 4, they locked up the feature via an update on the radio firmware of the device.