We reported earlier this month on Rovio’s plans of releasing a game based on the Pigs from the Angry Birds series of games. Known as Bad Piggies, the game lets you play as the Pigs for the first time, although not much was known at that time as to what you’d be actually doing in the game.
Rovio has now released a gameplay video that gives a glimpse of some of the activities you’ll be doing in this game. If you were hoping to be able to fling pigs back at the birds then you’re going to be disappointed, as this a completely different game altogether.
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If there’s one thing Gameloft’s good at, it’s consistently bringing console quality games to the small screen. Some of these are perhaps too close to some of the console titles out there, close enough to be labelled as clones, but for those who want to experience some of the audio visual glory that they are used to seeing on the big screen in the palm of their hands, these games have rarely disappointed.
The newest title to fit this description is Wild Blood. The first Gameloft game to feature the exceptional Unreal Engine, Wild Blood promises gory hack and slash action with stunning visuals that the engine is known for. Let’s see how well it manages to do that. Read more »
The Nintendo Wii U, the successor of the highly successful Wii, has been officially announced with pricing and a launch date for Japan. Later today there will be a Nintendo event where they’ll reveal the worldwide launch plans. The exact specs of the new game console are still not clear though.
Luckily, someone posted a pretty extensive specs sheet based on the site for Wii U developers. Read more »
The latest iteration of the long-running franchise from EA Sports, FIFA 13, now has a demo available for your latest virtual soccer fix.
The demo lets you play as one of several big name teams, but also showcases some of the features unique to FIFA 13. Read more »
After a bunch of casual games for mobile, Zynga has finally released something serious for the hardcore gamers, if at all you can use that term for mobile gamers.
Horn is a third person action adventure game that has you fighting hulking monsters and solving puzzles in beautiful environments. We decided to take a closer look. Read more »
Super Hexagon started life as a Flash game on a website. Created by Terry Cavanagh, known for making sadistic games such as VVVVVV, Super Hexagon has you pushing just two buttons but pulling out many, many hair.
The game has now made the transition to iOS and is available on the iPhone and iPad for just a dollar. We decided to find out how it fares on the small screen. Read more »
The Call of Duty Black Ops Zombies game finally broke free from the Xperia PLAY chains and is available in the Play Store to all compatible devices.
The game costs $7, but it is huge, comes with all possible extras and you won’t have to pay for anything within the game ever (unlike other Glu Mobile games). Read more »
Good news, Galaxy S III users! Samsung is giving you three hot titles for free – Shadowgun: The Leftover, Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation and Asphalt 7: Heat.
The offer is for a limited time so hurry up! Read more »
Gameloft has released a new trailer for their upcoming hack and slash action game based on the Unreal Engine.
Wild Blood is a third person action game based in the medieval times and follows the story of Sir Lancelot. The trailer shows off the expected impressive graphics along with some exciting combat elements. Having said that, Wild Blood does bear strong resemblances to the God of War and Infinity Blade games at times. Read more »
Having let you successfully fling birds at pigs using slingshots in all sorts of environments for the past three years, Rovio is now turning things around and letting you control the pigs for the first time in their upcoming game.
Called ‘Bad Piggies’, this game will tell you the pigs’ side of the story and also let you play as them but without any slingshots and a ‘never-before seen’ gameplay. Read more »
There have been rumors floating around that Steam is planning on entering the gaming hardware market, either by making their own console or a gaming PC. Now Steam has finally come forth and confirmed that it does indeed plan on entering the gaming hardware segment.
Steam mentions that they are frustrated with the current lack of innovation in the computer hardware space, which is why they have decided to jump in. You can find the entire statement from the company after the break. Read more »
To RPG fans, the game Bastion is no stranger. Released back in 2011 for the Xbox and PC and eventually for Chrome, OS X and Ubuntu, the game was an instant hit with gamers and critics alike.
Developers Supergiant Games have now brought the same experience to mobile and the game is now exclusively available on the iPad. We decided to take a look. Read more »
While America gets ready to celebrate Labor Day on September 3, you should get your wallet ready cause here comes another sale for games on iOS and Android.
The following titles are on sale right now, with the sale lasting through the weekend till Monday. So make sure you take advantage of the offer as soon as you can. Do note that some of the discounts may not be available in all regions. Read more »
If you watched Google I/O 2012 keynote, you would remember they showcased a game called Horn during the Nexus 7 announcement.
Well, the Android version of the game has now finally been released, just couple of weeks after the iOS version came out. Read more »
Archos has put Android to use into some unusual devices (e.g. a home phone and an alarm clock), but now it has turned its attention to mobile gaming with the Archos GamePad. The GamePad has a 7″ screen (though details like resolution are missing right now) and a set of hardware controls.
The tablet is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz and a quad-core Mali-400 GPU. The OS is Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which has built-in support for game controllers, but Archos has also included a technology that automatically maps the game inputs on the hardware controls and claim it supports over a thousand currently available games. Read more »