The wait is finally over! Well, almost over. After a probably excruciating waiting period, the acclaimed Plants vs. Zombies 2 is finally available on Google Play Store for you to claim. That is, if you live in the far, far eastern part of the globe.
The GameStick, which is a bit late to the Android game console race, has an ace up its sleeve. While many considered the Dongle/controller combo a bit underwhelming, it did score points for being compact and portable. It didn’t seem to excite those who enjoy a more plugged-in experience, but that’s all changed.
Eager backers who supported the long overdue GameStick Android gaming console are probably at their wits' end from all the hoping and waiting. The torture might soon be over as the device just passed through the FCC, one of the last steps needed before it finally gets shipped to its remaining fans.
Many game and software projects in the site crowdfunding platform Kickstarter tack on support for mobile platforms only after reaching a certain amount of funds, and Sixense is definitely no different. The group has promised to bring in Android and iOS support to their motion tracking system if the amount of pledges reaches $700,000, almost three times the original campaign goal.
When Archos pre-announced its new device lineup ahead of the IFA trade show early this month, it made mention of the successor to its unique GamePad gaming tablet. The device, however, has not yet been seen in the wild and we are left wondering if it had been scrapped altogether. It seems, though, that the GamePad 2 is still on its way and will indeed be an upgrade compared to the original version.
While most eyes are probably fixated on the upcoming next generation gaming consoles and devices this coming holiday season, iConsole.tv proposing to bring something unique to the table. Without much fanfare, it has unveiled a revised version of its Unit 00 developer hardware that is an Android gaming console, home theater box, and personal computer all in one powerful package.
Kamcord has had in-game recording tools available for iOS developers, and while they have been working towards and Android release, it wasn't until today that the good news arrived. Simply put, Kamcord has announced a new Android SDK that will allow Android developers to add similar options in their games. This apparently, has been a work in progress with some of the effort going into making sure they were able to allow for recording without any performance hits.
Responding to the flak that it is receiving over its developer program, OUYA is announcing some changes to the policies and requirements to be eligible for the fund-matching benefits. This is to ensure that previous scandals that have occurred will no longer be possible, giving a fair chance to everyone interested in joining.
Gamers in the community will probably be familiar with the phenomenon and the distribution model known as the Humble Bundle. The company behind the Humble Bundle has just made public the beta version of its Android app that will let users manage their Android games directly from their devices.
Tokyo Games Show 2013 is happening this week and we're expecting a flood of new games, devices, and other interesting, or amusing, stuff. And, if this list from game developer and publisher Namco Bandai is any indication, we'll be seeing quite a lot of Android games before the week is over.