Madfinger Games’ epic new multiplayer shooter SHADOWGUN: DeadZone has officially left beta today following a brief stint in public beta. The recently released sequel offers some of the most impressive graphics we’ve seen on a mobile title, and its complex and robust gameplay make it a compelling option for any avid gamer.
Of course players can earn perks as they battle their enemies, ultimately allowing for a great deal of customization and equipment variability. What’s better is that the game’s multiplayer mode isn’t just any boring 1V1 duel. Instead, gamers will be placed in 12-player tactical matches, complete with rankings and voice support, effectively matching console-like offerings.
Unfortunately, the game falls into the “freemium” category, so you’ll most likely be forced to make an in-app purchase at some point. Regardless, SHADOWGUN: DeadZone is an incredible mobile game definitely worth trying out. Be sure to catch the official launch video, as well as the Play Storedownload link after the break.
About a month ago, Madfinger Games released the multi-player version of their popular 3rd-person shooter Shadowgun. The beta was initially open only to those with Tegra 3 devices and then later opened up to other devices. On November 15th the game will come out of beta status for all to enjoy. Once the finished product is released onto the Play Store, it’ll contain ten playable characters, a variety of weapons, equipment, and two game modes with up to 12 players total. The game will also feature a ranking system which, as you progress, will unlock other features. As mentioned, the game will be available on November 15th free of charge, but will have the option for in-game purchases.
Good news for those gamers that want to get their 3rd person, multiplayer frag on: Shadowgun Deadzone just released as an open public beta. This game was previously only available as a private beta. The only catch; you need to be rocking a Tegra 3 device. Madfinger, the game’s developer, is inviting everyone to help make their game better with this beta. They do throw the typical beta disclaimers out there such as missing features and content. Additionally, they want to remind all that they are operating on a limited number of servers at the moment and to be patient when trying to fire up a game. Some highlights of the beta are four playable characters, two maps, two game modes, and seven weapons including an interesting name for a rocket launcher. There are also a multitude of “gadgets” to aid in your frag. Give it a go and let us know how it is.
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Madfinger Games has consistently developed quality mobile titles, including popular games like Shadowgun and Dead Trigger. Today, the studio has released an official teaser video for its long-rumored Shadowgun: Deadzone game for Android. For those of you that don’t remember, the developers from the studio showed off the title at CES last January, but have since been quiet regarding its impending release. In addition to the video, the company also posted a teaser image on its Facebook page, detailing the different characters. At this point, what’s been changed is mostly unknown, though the game will be free to play and offer an online multiplayer mode. In the meantime, check out the full video below.
Source: Madfinger Games (Facebook)
The results are in for NVIDIA‘s first annual Players Choice Awards. NVIDIA tallied fan votes for games in the following categories: Best Graphics, Best Gameplay and Best Overall. Many great games were available to choose from, including Dark Meadow, Shadowgun THD, Grand Theft Auto III, Riptide GP, Soulcraft THD and more.
Some tough choices, but the fans have spoken. It was almost a clean sweep by Rockstar.
Best Graphics – Shadowgun THD
With its water, damage, aging, and particle effects, Shadowgun THD had little competition in the Best Graphics category.
Best Gameplay – Grand Theft Auto III
GTA III and Shadowgun THD were battling it out in this category, but thanks to full-on game controller support, Rockstar’s game came out ahead.
Best Overall – Grand Theft Auto III
Again, GTA III and Shadowgun THD came to blows for Best Overall. With full 3D stereo on Tegra devices that support 3D, plus the previously mentioned game controller support, GTA III took the crown as Best Overall Game.
Congrats to all two winners!
Madfinger games is looking for fans to come up with the next badass for Shadowgun. All you have to do is like them on Facebook and give them your idea about the next arch enemy of John Slade. You will have to state their name, provide three powers or abilities they possess, and a short history of your badass all in 100 words or less. They will pick the top three entries and give them a fantastic original Shadowgun t-shirt. If you aren’t familiar with Shadowgun, check out our review. Hit the break for download links for the game and the source link to get started.
It was back in January when the uber popular game Shadowgun received “The Leftover” update, a welcomed expansion pack containing four additional levels and a slew of new features. At that time the update was limited to the standard game while the Tegra 3 THD version was promised to arrive in the near future. Well here we are two months later and Shadowgun THD is finally getting its just desserts as the “Datadisc” update has landed in the Google Play store. Once updated this is what you can expect:
- 4 new levels
- new enemy creature
- new gun
- new type of gaming interaction
- new soundtrack
- New or improved content in general (with impact also on original Shadowgun version)
- new element in the control – Roll
- tuned difficulty, weapons and enemies
- better, more intensive gaming experience
So there you have it folks. If you’ve already purchased Shadowgun THD and havn’t received your update yet may I what you are waiting for? If you thought the game was cool before wait till you see it now, I swear the graphics got better too! To grab the update or to purchase the game for $4.99, hit up one of the links after the break.
Nvidia made some pretty big announcements today. For example, the 7-inch Transformer Prime tablet, or the fact that ICS is available for the 10.1-inch Transformer Prime today (seriously, download it now). Well that doesn’t mean that the news has stopped as Nvidia and Madfinger Games announced Shadowgun: Deadzone. Excited yet? No? Well, Deadzone is slated to bring multiplayer awesomeness to your mobile device. Imagine, playing console quality multiplayer action on your Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet. As the Madfinger team puts it:
“Each of us loves multiplayer games such as Battlefield or Modern Warfare 3, and we wanted to bring that same console gaming experience to mobile devices.”
The game is set to release quarter one of this year and sadly will be debuted exclusively on Tegra-3 devices. You can challenge up to seven friends in four different environments. There will be several game modes that include, deathmatch, team deathmatch and so on. Deadzone will also bring new control elements like sprint and roll, wider arsenals with the ability to be upgraded based on character’s rankings and it will support the use of game pads and voice chat.
So there you have it, if you are looking for multiplayer goodness on your Tegra 3 device then you’ll only have to wait a little bit longer. If you aren’t excited yet then maybe you should check out the video of Shadowgun optimized for Tegra 3 here. Otherwise, hit the press release below to get the full details.
The Tegra 2 is a powerful unit, more than capable of cranking out great graphics and intense gameplay. MadFinger has a game in the waits that looks like it is going to fit the bill nicely. The game, Shadowgun, looks rich in eye candy as well as gameplay. Players will take control of John Slade, a bounty hunter hired to infiltrate Dr. Edgar Simon’s mountain fortress. The fortress is of course teeming with mutants, killer machines, and big boss battles. You won’t want to miss this one.
Check out the video after the break