Humble Humongous Entertainment Mobile Bundle offers ‘Spy Fox’, ‘Pajama Sam’, and more

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Unless you’re in your earlier twenties or younger, chances are you’ve never played a game from Humongous Entertainment. The video game developer is responsible for series like Putt-Putt, Spy FoxPajama Sam, and Backyard Sports. Believe me, children loved these games and Humongous Entertainment sold millions of copies throughout the 1990s and into the new millennium.

You can now replay games from Humongous Entertainment, thus reliving your childhood, since the newest Humble Mobile Bundle features their titles.

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Acer Predator gaming tablet on way to market as production commences

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With the tablet market cooling off so much recently, companies are starting to look for niches where special purpose tablets may make sense. One of those companies is Acer which announced plans to produce a tablet device that targets gamers. The only device on the market now that really focuses on the gaming market is the NVIDIA Shield. Acer hopes to capitalize on interest from gamers with the Acer Predator 8 tablet. Read more

New ‘Play-Doh Jam’ game hits the Play Store with simple, addictive gameplay

play doh jamA new Play-Doh Jam game has been released onto mobile app stores from Backflip Studios (with Hasbro’s licensing, of course) that aims to offer a simple experience with Play-Doh balls. There’s really not much you can do with Play-Doh in the context of a game besides rolling it up into a ball and crashing into stuff, anyway.

The game is extremely simple, and all you have to do is guide your ball of clay across obstacles from your finger. The more things you roll over, the bigger your Play-Doh ball will grow. There are different monsters in the game, as well as tons of items, and a few different stages to play on, so there’s a decent amount of content to keep you or your kid engaged for a while.  Read more

[TA Deals] Get Limbic’s ‘TowerMadness’ for free

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Want to pay nothing for a tower defense game that thousands of people had to pay for? Then head over to Talk Android Deals because that’s where we have Limbic’s TowerMadness available for free. The tower defense game pits players against aliens seeking to invade territory. With a vast amount of content, you’ll be replaying TowerMadnesss over and over again.

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Vulkan API promises significant graphical improvements for Android gaming and 3D graphics

vulkan gnomes3D graphics have been moving very quickly in the mobile space, getting increasingly competitive with traditional home video game consoles and the like. That trend will continue now that Vulkan, a 3D rendering API, is coming to Android to improve the graphics experience on mobile devices.

Vulkan is a much more efficient API than Open GL ES that Android currently uses, offering a significantly lower CPU overhead and better tools for developers. A video showcasing a horde of gnomes was created to really show off the difference between the two APIs, and it’s incredibly apparent how much better Vulkan should be for mobile gaming.  Read more