Earlier this week we reported on the discovery that Gameloft was working on a version of Tank Battles that would run on Android powered devices. It turns out that Gameloft was a lot closer to release than we might have guessed as Tank Battles is now available in the Google Play store. Tank Battles has been available on console and computer platforms and this version follows in that tradition, porting it over to mobile devices. » Read the rest
Asphalt 8 is widely regarded as one of the best racing games on Google Play, with intense gameplay and great graphics. Normally that kind of game comes at a price, but it was only $0.99 at launch. Now, however, Asphalt 8 is free to anyone who wants it, and they can get it straight from Google Play.
There are of course purchases that you can make within the app for new cars and things like that, but those are not required of you, and you could just as easily get away without spending a cent.
The idea behind making the game free was essentially that Gameloft, the creators of Asphalt 8, wanted everyone to be able to play, even those that thought that spending $0.99 on an app was too much. You can find the QR code and link to the app after the break.
If you’re into Nimblebit’s “Tiny Towers” game, then you’ll certainly love it with a taste of everyone’s favorite sci-fi franchise.
The “Tiny Death Star” game, made by the folks over at Nimblebit in the same vein as their hit, “Tiny Towers,” challenges players to build a Death Star (which surprisingly has convenience stores and restaurants built in) in order to raise enough revenue to complete the Death Star and take over the galaxy. It’s a bit of a stretch, but it’s a comical spin-off of the Star Wars series, and promises to be highly addictive. NPCs will come in and out of the Death Star even while you’re not playing (real time component built in) and purchase merchandise from your virtual shops, and buy apartments, etc.
The game also builds in random mini-games in which you’ll have to search for spies or tend to bounty hunters, adding to the Star Wars theme of the game. Hit the break for a video, screens, and a link to the app in the Play Store.
Gameloft appears to be working on porting their PS3 title Tank Battles to the Android and iOS platforms. Reports indicate Gameloft is working on an update of the title to add more firepower and thus, more fun for players. Some screenshots appear to be similar to the PS3 version in being a top-down game where players battle in a virtual arena. » Read the rest
The folks over at Google’s Niantic Labs, creators of the augmented reality game ‘Ingress,’ has just made some announcements on its Google+ page.
The first is that the team is dropping the invitation code requirement so that all Android users can enter the Beta. All agents that achieve Level 5 by December 14 will qualify for “The Founder Medal” for their early support of the Ingress experience.
The team also announced that they’re launching the “Ingress Elite V” challenge, which will work to identify the top 5 Ingress agents in the world. If you’re interested, hit the source link for more information direct from Ingress.
If you are a gamer, you are going to want to check out the new line of MOGA gaming controllers. These new controllers for Android are available now and step it up a notch with MOGA Boost Technology. Not only are both controllers rechargeable, but they will also charge your phone while you play. There’s nothing worse then getting hooked into a game and watching your battery drain to 0%. Now you can game till your heart’s content.
The MOGA Hero Power for $59.99 (pictured below) is the more portable offering while the MOGA Pro Power for $79.99 (pictured above) is for the more serious gamer. Both work on Android 2.3+ and are at MOGA’s website and Amazon right now. They will also be available at Best Buy, GameStop, Sprint, Target, and Verizon soon. Hit the break for full specs for each controller.
Thor: The Dark World, Marvel’s latest superhero movie, will be opening next week, so it is only fitting that a companion app has been released. Thor: TDW – The Official Game hit Google Play today, letting players take on the forces of Malekith and the Dark Elves in the action-arcade game with RPG elements. » Read the rest
Normally, Amazon has one free app of the day, but today they have a total of 8. Of course, they are all Halloween themed. On top of these games being free, you will also get 20 Amazon coins credited to your account for each app. Amazon is also offering a bunch of other apps at discounted prices. Hit the source link below to grab any or all of them.
- Zombie Highway regularly $0.99
- Slender Man! Chapter 1: Alone – regularly $0.99
- Zig Zag Zombie HD - regularly $1.99
- Zig Zag Zombie - regularly $0.99
- Greedy Spiders - regularly $0.99
- Ghost Radar – Connect - regularly $0.99
- Age of Zombies - regularly $0.99
- Hidden Objects: Zombie Madness - regularly $0.99
If you’re of the augmented reality type and enjoy wandering around your neighborhood with face in phone, we’ve got some updated news for you. The long awaited augmented reality game, Ingress, is now available for those who didn’t make the beta cut or never got an invite. Ingress is a sci=fi action game created by Google’s Niantic Labs and it looks like they’re ready for more prospects to join in on the festivities. If you’re ready to join the resistance and save humanity, all you need to do is download the game. Check out the description from the play store and don’t forget to hit up the video trailer as well. Feel free to let us know what you think in the comments below.
Only a little while after most of us have beaten story mode, the iFruit app from Rockstar is finally available for Android devices. Roughly a month after it was released for iOS, we’re finally seeing it on our devices. Of course, it only works on a few Android devices. Reports are making their way around the internet that the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 are running iFruit just fine. Other phones have varied milage as far as the app goes. The app itself features vehicle customization and the ability to take care of Chop the dog. If you’re able to run the app let us know. We have the QR code and download link for you after the break if you want to give it a go.