Gaming

NVIDIA’s SHIELD Tablet is the next step in Android/PC gaming

What if the NVIDIA SHIELD were different? The portable gaming device turned heads on launch, and continued to do so well into its lifespan, supporting PC gaming as well as Android. The latest iteration of SHIELD takes it one step further, bringing you a tablet and controller that work together, but aren’t joined at the hip.

Amazon Fire Phone games put Dynamic Perspective to work

The Fire Phone's fancy Dynamic Perspective feature may have left some scratching their heads trying to make sense of its utility and practicality, but it is a control system that is just begging to be used in games. It isn't surprising, then, to hear that Amazon Game Studios has two new games in store that takes advantage of this head-tilting mechanism to put a literal twist to some conventional themes.

Timberman is here to frustrate you, waste your time

Remember that time when all you could think about was get that bird flying (flapping? *wink*) through those darned pipes? We are not heralding the return of the app-which-shall-not-be-named, but as much as mindless casual gaming is concerned, Timberman is probably set to give you sleepless and frustrated nights again.

Travel through Westeros in the Game of Thrones mobile game

Since Season 4 ended last month and the new one isn’t coming to the small screen until next year, you’re probably scouring through the Interwebs for something to fill that Game of Thrones-shaped hole in your heart. Well, look no further than your Android phone as the award-winning game based on the TV series has finally made its way into the mobile world with Game of Thrones Ascent.

Hitman GO update turns you into TSA’s worst nightmare

Apparently the diorama style of Hitman GO made Square Enix enough money to warrant even more board game levels. The publisher pushed out a major update to the game a few weeks ago but it seems to have gotten stuck in security check over at iOS. Today, however, the update is finally hitting Google Play Store and owners of the game can finally continue moving pieces around.

Be part of the Guardians of the Galaxy in new Android game

When Marvel first announced that they were coming up with a new superhero movie, fans were excited about which of their famous characters were getting the big screen treatment next. But when they revealed it was the little known Guardians of the Galaxy, many were baffled at first. But due to the marketing genius of Marvel and Walt Disney, anticipation is now at a high, and this new Android Game will certainly fuel that excitement as well.

Magic 2015 brings the battle of the planes to Android

If you're tired of the dozens of card-collecting games, or card-collecting games masquerading as role-playing games, on Android, here's your chance to play the game that started it all. Wizards of the Coast has just unleashed Magic 2015 Duels of the Planeswalkers and now the popular CCG is marching right into Android. Gather up your cards and build up your deck, because you will be fighting for your life.

Bungie app links you to your Destiny wherever you are

Game console makers and game developers are starting to look to our smartphone and tablets as second screens and as an alternative form of engagement. In that sense, Bungie looks no different from any other, but the amount of features that it has packed into its Destiny companion app definitely shows how much thought the game maker has put into making the game a truly immersive and encompassing experience.