Gameloft’s ‘Order & Chaos 2: Redemption’ now available in Play Store


Following last month’s news that Gameloft was preparing a sequel to their Order & Chaos title, interested MMORPG fans can now grab Order & Chaos 2: Redemption from the Google Play Store and immerse themselves in this new world. Order & Chaos 2 gives users options to choose from one of five races – orc, human, elf, mendel and kratan – as well as from five different classes including blood knight, ranger, mage, warrior and monk, when creating their new character. Read more

‘Chariot’ rides into your living room via NVIDIA’s Shield TV


With Android spreading to a wide variety of devices and form factors, one of the challenges for developers is figuring out how to take advantage of new platforms. Developer Frima Studio is bringing their Chariot game for consoles like the Xbox to the NVIDIA Shield TV. This means players will be able to engage in “couch co-op” play on the big screen with friends and family. Read more

“Pokémon GO” gets real world touch with Niantic Labs help


The world of Pokémon will be getting an infusion of virtual and real world gaming fun thanks to a new title called Pokémon GO that is in the works. The interaction between digital space and meat space is on its way to being a reality for Pokémon fans thanks to some help from Google’s – er, Alphabet’s – Niantic Labs. You may be familiar with Niantic Labs as the creator of the popular Ingress game and it appears Pokémon GO will get a touch of that same technology. Read more

New Minecraft Pocket Edition update adds controller support and cross-platform multiplayer

minecraft-1313473010Minecraft Pocket Edition got a pretty major update today that adds in two new features; controller support, and cross-platform multiplayer for up to five people.

Controller support is a big one, especially if you hate playing games like this with a touch screen. Now the app features a page in the settings where you can assign buttons to actions, so you can completely remap a controller however you see fit. Read more

Acer’s Predator 8 gaming tablet will officially be available in November for $299

acer predator 8 gaming tabletAcer’s anticipated Predator 8 gaming tablet finally has an official release date and pricing, and it’s pretty reasonable for something that’s designed primarily to play games.

The Predator 8 sports an 8-inch 1080p display with an Intel Atom CPU and 2 GB of RAM, plus options for 32 or 64 GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot. The screen is touted as being incredibly precise with a 100% NTSC color gamut rating, too. Acer has included four front-facing speakers on the aluminum frame of the device, plus enhanced tactile feedback for gaming. Read more

EA releases first ‘Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes’ trailer


Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes was announced by Electronic Arts at E3 2015 in June. Details surrounding the card-based role-playing game were kept to a minimum at that time, but now EA is ready to show how the game operates. The company released the very first trailer for Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes earlier today and it is packed with key characters and glasses from the beloved franchise. Players will be able to collect characters through cards and upgrade them with new abilities and gear as they advance. Gameplay, as expected, is also turn-based.

Hit the break to watch the trailer.

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