Tagged: mobile gaming
report from IDC and App Annie shows that in the second quarter of 2013, Google Play Store has surpassed gaming-optimized handhelds in terms of consumer spending on games.
gaming stuff when the originals broke. So it was with much despair that we would drag our heels to the nearest game store and pick up a Mad Catz PS2 Controller, in utter shame. Well, Mad Catz has come a long way since then, and at this years E3 expo, they've revealed just how far they've come.
Temple Run 2 is here, and it takes the framework laid down by its predecessor and builds on it ever so slightly, keeping the gameplay of the original intact and as addicting as ever. If you were a fan of the first Temple Run, expect to spend quite a bit of time with the latest mobile gem from Imangi.
NVIDIA has just surprised us all with the announcement of NVIDIA Shield. What is NVIDIA Shield you ask? It's a new Android console from the company, and it will be one of the first devices to showcase the power of the all new Tegra 4.
NVIDIA's biggest announcement of the night is arguably the reveal of the Tegra 4, but the announcement of NVIDIA GRID is definitely giving the Tegra 4 a run for its money. NVIDIA GRID marks the company's entrance into the cloud gaming market, and though we often associate PCs with cloud gaming services, this is also a big announcement for those playing on tablets and smartphones.
Sonic the Hedgehog was the first game I ever played at the ripe old age of five, and since then, there have been a lot of ups and downs. Thankfully, the series seems to be on the upswing lately, with titles like Sonic Generations, Sonic Colors, and Sonic and All Stars Racing Transformed doing surprisingly well with critics and fans alike. Sonic's latest appearance is in Sonic Jump, a new vertical platformer that launched last week on Android. Does this new title keep Sega's string of good Sonic releases going? Do we dare hope?
Sonic fans take note, because Sega has just released a new game called Sonic Jump on the Google Play Store. One look at the title and you're likely to know right away what kind of game this is - it's a vertical platformer in the vein of Doodle Jump, a game that was extremely popular a while back. Here we've got the same basic premise, only this time, it features everyone's favorite blue hedgehog and his friends.
mobile gaming, there are few companies as big as Gameloft. There have been plenty of console and PC publishers who have made their presence known in the mobile gaming space, but Gameloft is one of the few to rise to the top through releasing only mobile games. Therefore, you'll excuse us while we jump up and down at the news that Gameloft's line up for 2013 has been leaked.
Mobile gaming has been the subject of much debate between those who consider themselves "true gamers," mostly because of touchscreen controls. A lot of gamers out there like playing with a keyboard and mouse or a controller and find touchscreen controls to be sub-par when held up to the other methods. Enter GameKlip, which looks to merge the best of both worlds by making your smartphone play nice with a PlayStation 3 SixAxis controller.