Here’s a look at 6 upcoming gaming titles currently in development for the Google Android platform.
WiFi Army is a first-person shooter game that sees players meeting on the streets in a kind of Laser Tag meets Assassin scenario. Players use their mobile phone cameras to shoot each other earning points with the highest number of ‘unique kills’.
Players also have the ability to form armies of up to 100 soldiers.
[singlepic=32,128,240,,right]SpaceBugs is a fairly simple space shooter where the object of the game is to destroy as many of the space bugs as you can find along with the eight worm bosses of the galaxy. SpaceBugs also gives you the added options of buying and selling items, weapons and allows you to make improvements to the ship.
Other game features include:
- 8 Final Bosses
- 8 Planets and over 50 levels
- 4 Gameplay modes : History, Evolution, Survival and Boss Mode
- LevelUps System in Evolution Mode.
- Move Two Ships at the same time with an intuitive control
- More than 5 hours of gameplay
- Buy/Shell items and weapons and improve your ship
- Submit your records online!
In their entry to the Android Developer Challenge OmniGSoft’s entry contained a bundle of ten independent 3D mobile games for the Android platform.
All the mini games are powered by OpenGL ES with 3D graphics power plant and Android accelerometer as an alternative gaming control. OmnGSoft are aiming to provide the highest possible £D graphics and gaming experience for the android platform.
[singlepic=30,128,240,,right]Parallel Kingdom is an online medieval role playing game (RPG), designed for android and iPhone powered devices.
Parallel Kingdom uses GPS to create a virtual world based on your real world surroundings, allowing you to attack, dance, hug or team up with any person near you.
You also have the ability to create your own Kingdom within the game.
Basically a 3D Tetris game, Monolith Android is based on the Android’s SDK samples using openGL ES to render the graphics.
The game also provides additional game modes, ‘Monolith’ and ‘Puzzle’ along with the classic Tetris-like gameplay.
[singlepic=34,128,240,,right]EDU Blaster is a math problem solving game. The object of the game is to ‘blast’ numbers that correspond the correct answer for ’x’ in the various math problems shown on screen.
For example, the math problem might be x>10*1*4, whilst four numbers float across the screen the player would need to find the number greater than 40 and blast it.