Thou Shall Open The Sea With Thy Almighty Finger In Open Sea Free For Android

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In this hilarious mock up of Moses and and his efforts to help let God’s people go by crossing the Red Sea on foot, Mo, a Prophet who works for Pharaoh in Egypt must run for his life while assisting a variety of characters across dry land.  In Open Sea, your burden and task is to help lead wacky people: panicked girls, sleepy sloths, slow elders, zigzagging drunkards and dumbs who want to turn back, get to the other side safely while fending off the enemy.  As Mo, you’ll have the power to touch the sea and part it, swipe and shake your device to close waves and simply tapping on the screen sends lightning bolts towards the enemy.

Your adventure will let you cross heroes’ path, who will join the people and help them with miracles, like Jess who allows people to walk on water… And Abe, the Lovers, or El, whose miracle will allow you to turn villains back to ashes! And last but not least, take control of the legendary Nono’s Ark!

Open Sea! is a new unique action game for everyone, easy to grasp, but it will challenge your dexterity and tactical skills the more you progress in the adventure.
Gorgeous stylized HD graphics, refreshing addictive game play both simple and deep, cute and funny characters, humor, and catchy musics, are what you’ll get in this game… of biblical dimension!

Ready to give this biblical classic a go and help Mo perform?  Head on over to the Android Market for the download or feel free to use the QR code below for an added convenience.  And as always, don’t forget to let us know what you think of this comical app in the comments below.  Hit the break to check out the screen shots of these funny characters in action. » Read the rest

Cut The Birds, A Fruit Ninja and Angry Birds Mashup Available For Download In The Market

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I’ve recently came across this game in the Android market and for the likes of me couldn’t pin point where I’ve seen these birds before.  I swear the they look oddly familiar.  Oh well, it will eventually come to me.  Cut The Birds offers a bit of a mash up between Fruit Ninja and Angry Birds. Ahh yes, it just came to me :)  You have to slice these birds up before they smash into your device’s screen rendering cracks beyond repair.  You can swipe multiple birds with one swish of your finger.   However, be very cognizant of what you’re doing as bombs will eventually make their way to the air and if you slice one of those by accident, you’re done.  Ready to give it a try?  Check out the QR code available below or you can easily snatch it up from the Android Market.  In any event, don’t forget to let us know what you think in the comments below.  One has to wonder how long it’s going to take for Rovio to notice how much these birds look a lot like their pig smashing variety.


GameFly app for Android gets major update bringing social network for gamers

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The GameFly app for Android just received a major update to 2.0, which adds its social network for gamers. The social network has already been available on the iPhone since April 2011, and now Android users can connect with other Android users or across platforms. The update supports smartphones and tablets and includes the following features:

  • Create a profile page and browse others’ profiles
  • Find new people to play with on Xbox LIVE, PSN & Wii
  • Post updates and share info with followers
  • Follow friends and other gamers, and discover what they’re playing
  • View recent activity around any game
  • Comment on others’ posts and see comments on your posts
  • Get notifications when people comment on your posts
  • Connect Facebook and Twitter accounts seamlessly with the GameFly App
  • GameFly members have the option to share the games they add to their GameQ or decide to keep

You can download it now from the Android Market or hit our apps database for the QR code. It will soon be available in the Amazon Appstore and NOOK Store.

Another screen shot and full press release after the break:

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Adobe Flash Player is about to get 1,000 times faster

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Adobe Flash Player 11 has been in beta for what seems like forever, but starting next month, it will be official along with AIR 3. The new features will include accelerated 2D and 3D graphics, but the biggest news is that it will be 1,000 times faster than Flash Player 10 and AIR 2.

Other additions will include allowing developers to package AIR 3 along with their apps in a single install, HD video quality for multiple platforms, DRM for video rentals, and 64-bit support. Allowing developers to package AIR 3 with their apps makes it a lot easier for users in that they won’t have to download and install AIR separately.

“With this milestone release Adobe pushes the envelope of what is possible on the Web with a typical PC and opens up a new world of immersive, high-performance gaming experiences,” said Danny Winokur, vice president and general manager of Platform, Adobe.

Full press release and video after the break

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1987 classic R-Type is now available in the Android Market

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DotEmu SAS, a developer specializing in bringing retro games back to life, just released the 1987 classic R-Type in the Android Market. Your mission is to blast off and strike the evil Bydo Empire by piloting the R-9a Arrowhead.

R-Type was originally published in 1987 by Irem and was very popular on Amiga, Atari, Amstrad, Commodore 64, and desktops. This port includes all the features of the original game:

  • A large amount of items and powers-up to collect through various and sharpened sets.
  • Strong enemies and bosses at the end of each level (8 altogether).
  • The famous « charge shot » for more power!
  • Share your results with your friends with OpenFeint!
  • Optimized for Xperia PLAY

R-Type is available now in the Android Market for € 2.99 ($4.12). It is compatible with Android 2.1+ and screen resolutions of 480 x 320 and above.

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The KT SpiderPad is your dream Android phone, tablet, laptop, and gaming device all in one [Videos]

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You have to love Android for the simple fact that there are so many form factors available. Manufacturers are continuing to see a need to combine devices with docks like the Motorola LapDoc, the ASUS Padfone, and even the ASUS Transformer.

Korean Telecom unveiled the KT SpiderPad at the IFA Conference, which might be the coolest Android device(s) yet. For starters, the phone has a 4.5-inch display, a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB RAM, 16GB of storage, microHDMI, and microUSB. Things could stop there, and most of us would be impressed. What separates this from everything else is it pretty much does it all. It can become a tablet, gaming system, and a laptop using accessories. Check it out:

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Sony Xperia Play Receives Another Exclusive, FIFA 12

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And the good ol’ quality games just keep rolling in for Sony’s Xperia Play.  The rapidly popular gaming handset has managed to snatch up another exclusive game, EA’s new FIFA 12.  It’s been reported that the  game will hit the device early next year and rights will remain with it for at least a month after it’s released.  With exclusivity ending in February, it appears that the game will most likely be released or all to enjoy sometime in January.  As far as quality and improvement goes, all we know is that the game will support higher frame rates.  As we approach the release date, we’ll be sure to dig a little more on features and report back.  If you’re among the growing list of Xperia Play owners, you’ve got to be loving the caliber of gaming coming your way.  If this is any indication of the level of quality entertainment that’s to hit the device, you’re surely in for a treat.

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KG Dogfighting returns to the Android Market, Portion of proceeds will benefit animal rescue organizations

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In April, Dog Wars launched in the Android Market with a lot of expected controversy. It was removed and now it is back as KG Dogfighting, but the developer has promised that a portion of the proceeds will benefit animal rescue organizations.

This new version has been updated with advanced dog training levels, more items to train dogs with, and new guns for trainers to use in shootouts with “F.E.T.A.” — a fictional law enforcement agency.

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PS3 Sixaxis and dualshock 3 controllers now work with your Android phone or tablet

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An app called Sixaxis Controller is now in the market that lets you pair you PlayStation 3 Sixaxis or dualshock 3 controller to your Android phone or tablet. It allows you to use your controller with many of you favorite games and applications via wireless Bluetooth.

You will need to be rooted and unfortunately all devices are not supported. The app costs $1.65, but the developer has a free device compatibility checker to see if you phone or tablet is compatible before purchasing.


  • Up to four Sixaxis and DualShock 3 controllers supported at once
  • All 17 buttons on the controller can be mapped to any key press in Android
  • Analog sticks emulated as digital key presses

Android Market Link – Device Compatibility Checker

Android Market Link – Full Version

AT&T and NGMOCO to Bring Social Gaming Network MOBAGE to AT&T Customers on Android

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We learned on Thursday that AT&T would be partnering with NGMOCO to bring a whole new social gaming experience to the Android platform. Mobage will serve as a centralized ‘hub’ where gamers can connect and discover new games, as well as communicate with fellow players.

Games are consistently among the most popular entertainment apps for smartphones,” said Ted Woodbery, vice president of Wireless Data, Voice and Ancillary Services, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. “We are pleased to be the first U.S. wireless carrier to work with NGMOCO and look forward to giving our Android customers access to the rich Mobage gaming catalog later this year.

AT&T customers can find the app conveniently located in the Android Market, under ‘Mobage’, after its release. While the service is only in beta at this time, AT&T hopes to give users an easier way to find good high-quality and indie games, by providing a centralized place dedicated to just that. This author would love to see some better games on Android.

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