SNK Playmore is back with another classic title, but this time it's actually more of a reimagining than a straightfoward port. Metal Slug Defense mutates the popular side-scrolling run and gun shooter game into a side-scrolling tower defense game.
Android, and mobile gaming as a whole, has created an opportunity for games and game developers to cater to a new generation of gamers, some of which never had the pleasure of playing the most beloved titles of old. Yes, we're talking about ports, remakes, the whole shebang. Today, one of those classic titles has once again resurfaced to lure both old timers and fresh blood alike. Baldur's Gate, which saw itself remade in late 2012, is now officially and natively available on Android.
If the shiny new Amazing Spider-Man 2 game didn't float your boat, then maybe some old school arcade shooting action will. CONTRA: Evolution, a throwback to the 80's namesake, is now free to play on Android, but still carries with it a bit of in-game purchases.
Our spider-senses are tingling, which means we're all in for another movie tie-in game today. Following closely on the international premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, your friendly neighborhood superhero swings into Android, carrying the promise of luscious graphics but also bearing some disappointing marks.
The latest film installment of Captain America is out, and now it's time to capitalize on it with merchandise. Starting with this new mobile game from Gameloft that is admittedly worlds apart from the first movie tie-in game.
EA Games has just pushed out a massive update to celebrate 150 million downloads of Plants vs Zombies 2. In this Far Future expansion, players will be faced with the zombies of tomorrow, but in return, they will be also be able to grow their own zombie-slaying minions.
King, makers of the much ballyhooed Candy Crush Saga, are now trading publicly. As expected by some, their IPO has fallen well short of expectations. An initial stock price of $22.50 immediately slumped to $20.50. At the time of publication, their stock is at $20.13 — and falling.
Soon the word "flappy" will have a different connotation altogether. Although the game that started it all has officially gone away, its legacy remains with sometimes ridiculous consequences. Now a company is trying to get game developers to drop their flappy names because it claims to own the trademark that it applied for just a month ago.
If you have the urge to relive gaming history's classic moments on a bigger screen, then look no further. GamingCast will let you play old-school games like Pong and a more recent Snake on your TV thanks to the magic of Chromecast.
Twitch is bringing their game to mobile. The popular play-and-broadcast service just announced an SDK for mobile, which could allow players to broadcast live as well as upload their game play. It’s a new twist to gaming in general, and a strong indication of the strength of mobile gaming.