Dead Trigger 2 gets Valentine’s Day Heart Attack content update

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On Saturday, couples young and old will have dinner dates after catching the 5:30PM showing of Fifty Shades of Grey. Those who are single, though, will carry about Valentine’s Day just as they would on any other Saturday. One item to put on the to-do list is checking out the latest content update for Dead Trigger 2. The popular first-person shooter, developed by Madfinger Games, has a content update released just in time for Valentine’s Day. The Heart Attack content update features Valentine’s Day themed pieces of scenery to keep the love alive. For a gamer that is single, this is the most romantic thing to hit Valentine’s Day in quite some time.

Limbo creeps its way onto Google Play

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Playdead has finally brought the very popular Limbo game to Android. Limbo was originally released on the Xbox 360 back in 2010, and was an instant hit. Soon after, it made it’s way to the PlayStation 3, Windows, and even iOS.

Limbo is a 2D sidescroller puzzle game in which you are a boy in search of his sister. The game is in black and white giving it an eerie feeling as you try to figure out how to get around various traps. Playdead dubbed the style of play as “trial and death” as you are likely to fail before figuring out the correct solution. And when you do fail, expect a heavy does of gory images.

Electronic Arts believes that console-level gaming will reach tablets by 2018

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The power of tablets has developed tremendously within the last two years to the point where some are questioning when it will match console-level gaming. To Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen, that time will be here by the end of the decade. Jorgensen spoke at the 2015 Technology, Internet & Media Conference and expressed the belief that console-level gaming on tablets would be possible by 2018.

Humble Cartoon Network Mobile Bundle grows to 14 games

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At the start of last week, Humble Bundle launched a Cartoon Network edition of its mobile bundle. There were eleven games, based on Cartoon Network characters, available at the start. Today, the amount of games has been raised to fourteen. Donors will receive the games based on the amount donated. Any donation will net four games and that numbers climbs to the full fourteen when exceeding $8.

This round of Humble Mobile Bundle will benefit Khan Academy and Child’s Play Charity. In addition to being for a great cause, funds will be rewarded to hardworking developers.

The Doctor and the Dalek game launched for tablet devices

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The BBC has launched a new game for tablets based on their immensely popular Doctor Who series. The latest title, The Doctor and a Dalek, has users follow along with The Doctor on a mission to destroy the Orb of Fates aboard an old Gallifreyan ship, the Starbane. The game encourages players to learn about fundamental coding principles by having them solve puzzles linked to a computer coding curriculum. Although the game is entertaining, it is also part of the BBC’s Make It Digital initiative which is designed to help users learn skills and concepts for the digital age.

Alibaba Makes Heavy Investment in Ouya

 

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Ouya, the game-console maker made famous by its kickstarter campaign, has recently received $10 million from online shopping titan Alibaba. There have been discussions about incorporating Ouya’s software and 1,000 game library into Alibaba’s set-top box.

The primary location where Ouya can flourish is in China, which is poised to be the next battleground for video game competition now that the 15 year-long ban on videogame consoles has been lifted. Although Ouya seemed to be off to a great start in 2012 with an explosion of funding, the results are less than expected, mostly due to the powerful hold on the market that Sony and Microsoft have and the recent emergence of the Nexus Player and Fire TV, which both allow for similar cheap gaming. However, a struggling company and a burgeoning market can be perfect for each other if there is a way for them to connect. Enter Alibaba. If there is any place that Alibaba knows, it’s China. Alibaba can be extremely helpful to Ouya as it tries to move into China’s market.

Ouya is no stranger to deals with other companies, and has also been working out some mutually beneficial agreements with Xiaomi as well.

Source: WSJ

Remotr brings PC gaming to your Android device [New App]

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A new app in the Google Play Store says it can bring your PC games to your Android mobile device with the same performance and video quality as if you were playing on your PC. The Remotr app runs on your mobile device while users have to install the Remotr streamer on their computer to get everything working. The streamer portion can be downloaded from http://remoterapp.com. Developer RemoteMyApp has included several preset control configurations for titles like Diablo III, League of Legends and TrackMania. Users can also customize their own controls for their games.

Three more bonus games added to Humble Mobile Bundle 10

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Humble Mobile Bundle 10 launched last week with three games (Buddy & Me, Lyne, and Doodle Kingdom) and three bonus games (Sorcery! 2, King of Dragon Pass, and OTTTD). As per past practice, they have added more games into the mix. Today’s additions include iPollute, Sorcery and the Tiny Bang Story.

If you already bought in above the average asking price ($3.94 at the time of this post), then you will receive these three new bonus games automatically. If you haven’t gotten in on this bundle yet, just pay over the average and grab all 9 games.

Zeptolab departs from puzzle genre with King of Thieves

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Chances are you have played Cut the Rope or at least have seen someone with the game. It is one of the games from Zeptolab. The developer has a history with the puzzle genre, but the next game to leave the studio will a departure from that. The upcoming game is King of Thieves and it brings together tower defense, platformer, and multiplayer elements. Not many details are disclosed, if any, but the trailer makes it clear that the design/graphics match that of Cut the Rope.

Hit the break for the teaser.

Sony releases action packed Rockin’ Goat on the Play Store

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Have you ever wanted to play a game that puts you in the shoes of an escaped farm goat that moonlights in a rock band? You might have an odd taste in video games, but Sony’s Music division has you covered. They’ve released Rockin’ Goat onto the Google Play Store that stars Elwood the goat as he builds a band and put on rock shows in a 2D platforming experience.

The game looks fairly well done and features music from a few different artists under Sony Music’s arm. Between the music and several mini-games, this one might be worth checking out for a few laughs while killing some time.

[New Google Cardboard Game] Attack of the Teapotcopters VR is a 3D base-defense game

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If you have Google Cardboard, you might want to check out a new game called Attack of the Teapotcopters VR. Hell, even if you don’t have cardboard, it might be worth a shot since it will still be playable.

Teapotcopters features stunning 3D graphics and is a helicopter flight simulator that was developed by XDA member agnu17. In fact, it’s his first game ever. The goal is to defend the base from enemy teapotcopters. There are 4 levels of play: Earth, Moon, Mars, and Ocean, and 3 helicopters to choose from. You can also collect CopterCoins for upgrades.