07/12/2011, Are you a fan of augmented reality? If you are, there’s a new game out on the iPad called Ball Invasion by Swedish company 13th Labs. It’s basically a shooter game that uses your surroundings as the battle field.
07/12/2011, Starcraft II players should be familiar with Blizzard’s Battle.net system, and how Battle.net groups players according to their region, which sometimes can be inconvenient for friends living in different regions who may want to play together. This was a similar issue that players encountered in World of Warcraft, with regions being split up in into North America, Latin America, Europe and Oceanic, Korea, China, etc.
07/06/2011, As we all know, Amazon has their own Android Appstore, the name of which has been quite controversial as it is quite close to Apple’s App Store. Regardless, it is considered a third party app store for Android users, who may find themselves browsing through their offerings, some of which may not be available in the Android Market. Despite their alternative offerings, the developer Bithack claims the Amazon Appstore to […]
07/01/2011, Not a fan of all things Apple and you just refuse to buy an iPod? Perhaps you’re a Microsoft loyalist and you went for their Zune MP3 player instead. Well if you’re still using the Zune, it looks like Microsoft has released several new apps for you – nine new apps to be exact. They consist of six brand new games, two handy utilities and one entertainment app. Compared to […]
06/30/2011, Google’s stab at the social networking pie has ended up with the Google+ for the moment, and some of the more enterprising people out there decided to check out its source code – where snippets of it has shown clear references to a couple of (unannounced) new services – Google+ Games and Google+ Questions. Gaming code in there does support previous leaks and speculation that surround job postings, which means […]
06/30/2011, When the Wii was released, game developers and fitness institutions started seeing potential use of the Wii for exercise and fitness related games. One of those games/peripherals was the Cyberbike which was developed by Bigben Interactive, which the company teased the public with two years ago.
06/27/2011, If there’s one thing that OnLive has been missing so far, it’s a huge chunk of the gaming market: the console gamers. Users who already own an Xbox 360 or Play Station 3 don’t really see the need to pay for an additional service just to play games that they can already play on their consoles. But what if they were able to play Xbox 360- exclusive titles on their […]
06/27/2011, This helicopter game reminds me of the iPhone/web game where you control a helicopter that has to make its way through a maze/cavern that has various ups and downs, which you would have to avoid. The best score is calculated by how far you can make it without crashing. On the iPhone, navigation of the helicopter is controlled by touching the screen to make the helicopter fly up, and releasing […]
06/24/2011, Ever wished you could play your favorite Xbox 360, Windows or Windows 7 games on your iOS device? Well that may all become a reality thanks to a programmer named Andrew Russell. He is developing ExEn, an open source software that allows developers to port games created with XNA to platforms such as iOS and Silverlight. As if the iOS platform didn’t have enough games already, with ExEn it’s going […]
06/24/2011, Does virtual table tennis sound familiar to you? Microsoft and Nintendo both have that covered thanks to their motion sensing devices with the Kinect and Wii respectively, although the key difference between what they’re offering and what Happinet’s “Hyper Ping Pong” is offering, is that with “Hyper Ping Pong”, you wouldn’t actually require a television or a console, just a table tennis bat.
06/21/2011, Just as how the uber popular Plants vs Zombies game will be arriving on the Windows Phone 7 platform in due time, so we have yet another popular title known as Cut The Rope which has been quite the hit on iOS-powered devices, where it will finally arrive onto the Android platform – which means Google-powered smartphone owners need not wait any longer to get their gaming fix for this […]
06/21/2011, If you’re a gamer, doesn’t matter console or PC you would have probably come across various designs of game pads ranging from cheap imitation knock offs to collector editions for certain games. Generally speaking those collector edition game pads are probably a lot more comfortable and practical to use and hold compared to the “Warrior” Monster USB PC game pad.
06/07/2011, At the E3 event this week, Sony Ericsson got on board with the promotion of its latest gaming smartphone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play with the Experience Pack. Aimed at improving the value of the Android phone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Experience pack comes with the DK300 Multimedia Dock, a pocket USB cable, a music cable to connect the dock to an audio system, and 3 free games from […]
06/02/2011, Just like the Nintendo 3DS, one of the things that prevented the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play from having a fantastic launch was due to its lack of titles designed for the device right from the get-go. But now, with E3 just around the corner, things are about to change. Sony Ericsson has announced over 20+ new games that will be arriving soon, exclusively for the Xperia Play. Many of the […]