Marvel’s Thor: TDW official game hits Google Play in time for theatrical release

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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.
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Amazon appstore has 8 scary games for free today

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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

source: Amazon

Augmented Reality Game “Ingress” Beta Now Open For The Rest Of Us

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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.

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GTA 5 iFruit App Available for a Select Few Android Devices

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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.


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New NFC-Enabled Bluetooth Gaming Keyboard for Android Announced by Mad Catz

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It appears that Mad Catz, the manufacturer of quite a number of not-so-cheap gaming companions like mice, controllers, games and even apparel, have just announced they’ve heard the vast cries for a more Android centric gaming keyboard. That’s right, the company is introducing their latest product, the S.T.R.I.K.E. The keyboard is an NFC-enabled device with bluetooth capabilities solely focused on Android gaming. Remember the M.O.J.O. console from E3? Yeah, that’s them. The team is dubbing this as “GameSmart” and will be showing off their implementation of micro P.U.L.S.E. scissor keys which provide precision actuation and tactile responses.

In addition, there’s an optical finger navigational mouse sensor with dedicated hardware buttons for a better gaming experience on Android. Furthermore, the company is clearly pushing the aesthetics department a bit with their futuristic Bill & Ted excellent design. Overall, we think they look pretty innovative. The company is offering the option of three different colors for now. You’ve got the choice of gloss red, black or white.  Check out the rest of the images below as well as the presser and don’t forget to let us know what you think in the comments below.


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NVIDIA SHIELD updated to bring Android 4.3, plenty of additional enhancements

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NVIDIA’s SHIELD handheld gaming console has received a software update to bring a slew of fixes and new features. Behind the scenes, SHIELD has been bumped up to Android 4.3. But first and foremost, the device now has access to support thousands of additional Android games. That was one of the issues plaguing SHIELD –lack of choice. Also, GameStream has left the beta phase. Hit the break for the rundown of the update.
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“Call of Duty: Strike Team” Now Available In The Play Store, Sports $7 Price Tag and Demands 2GB for Download (Video)

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Well, after waiting for quite some time (one month) since the game was released to iOS fans, Android is now getting its long awaited taste of Call of Duty: Strike Team. With a vigorous focus on mobile gaming for phones and tablets, the game offers a ton of action packed sequences with some extra features never before seen in the Call of Duty brand.

Call of Duty: Strike Team delivers an all-new, first-person and third-person Call of Duty experience built from the ground up for mobile and tablet devices. Fully customize your squad’s loadouts and abilities before leading them into combat in diverse gameplay environments. Call of Duty®: Strike Team features the revolutionary ability to dynamically switch from run-and-gun first-person view to reconnaissance and coordinated squad attacks in third-person view.

The year is 2020. Tensions run high amongst the world’s superpowers. In a surprise attack, the U.S. finds themselves in a war with an unknown enemy. Your mission is to lead a Joint Special Operations Team in a global effort to hunt down those responsible.

Play your way. Switch between first-person and third-person action at almost any time. Strategically customize the members of your squad with weapons, perks or body armor.

New Controllers and Ouya 2.0 Geared Up For Next Year’s Release

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Ouya, the popular game console manufacturer is at it again with what appears to be a follow through on promised new Android powered gaming devices. Announcements of Ouya 2.0 are already in the works and is geared up for a release to the masses some time next year. In addition, the company is in favor of updating the look of their consoles with a whole new design leaving previous models behind. CEO Julie Urman made the following statement to further corroborate:

Our plan is to have Ouya 2.0 sometime next year, we haven’t finalized the date of that. We’re still determining what exactly we want that to be. For the hardware, we are looking at different chips. We are looking at what type of performance we want.  
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Amazon offering six titles for free today as part of promotion

amazon_freeAmazon usually offers a free app a day, but today they’re going above and beyond. Six apps and games are free on the Amazon Appstore as part of a promo, and they aren’t all just no-name titles. The total estimated value is $24, and the six apps also come with 20 Amazon Coins that will be added to your account. The full list of free apps/games, with links:

Source: Android Guys