Good news for mobile gamers came today as two of the most popular smartphone and tablet titles, Angry Birds Space and Cut the Rope, got updated with new levels.
Angry Birds Space got a new chapter – Fry Me to the Moon. It contains 10 icy levels. The update also brings 20 space eagles for free plus you will get one free space eagle for each day you log into the game starting tomorrow. Read more »
Skype is finally available on PS Vita. As promised earlier, Sony and Skype managed to seed the app to the PlayStation Store before the end of the month.
Skype for Vita is capable of everything a Skype app is supposed to do – IM, voice and video calling (over 3G or Wi-Fi), background mode, using Skype credit to call landlines and mobiles, etc. Read more »
A few days ago, Crytek announced that the third game in the Crysis series will be out in 2013 and now the first teaser trailer has officially been released.
Being true to its name, the teaser shows only a handful of the key elements of the game. For starters, you see that the game is based again in New York City like the previous one, except this time it is within a sealed off portion covered by the Nanodome. Read more »
Less than one month before we get to free Sanctuary from the forces of Evil, Blizzard will be making the beta of Diablo 3 accessible to everyone. Starting on April 20 at 12:01 p.m. PST and ending on April 23 until 10:00 a.m. PST, everyone with a Battle.net account will be able to hop on the Diablo 3 beta server and slash some monster in what is undoubtedly the most hotly anticipated game in recent years.
Blizzard is taking the opportunity to do a last stress test of its servers before putting an end to the Diablo 3 beta on May 1st. Read more »
Prepare your PlayStations, for the all mighty God of War is coming back. Rumors of this game have been circulating for a while now but we finally have the full trailer courtesy of the PlayStation Facebook page.
The game will be called God of War: Ascension, unlike the God of War IV name that was being floated around till now. Also, unlike what I imagined, this doesn’t seem like a successor to God of War III but more like a prequel, where they show how Kratos came to be known as the Ghost of Sparta. Read more »
The critically acclaimed and award winning title Max Payne is now available on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The game has been released on the App Store and costs $2.99.
Max Payne is popular not just because it featured great action but it was also one of the first games to feature a cinematic story that gave the players a feeling of watching an action movie and not just playing a video game. It was also the first game to feature the now famous slow motion gameplay feature dubbed Bullet Time. Read more »
Electronic Arts spilled the beans on Crysis 3 right in their digital store Origin. Apparently the third part of the popular series is in the works and will be ready soon.
There were two options of the Crysis 3 Limited Edition game mentioned – for Xbox 360 and PC, so it’s still unclear if there will be a PlayStation 3 version as well. Read more »
In case you are a fan of Rockstar’s original Max Payne from a decade ago, who’s itching to get some old school action in his/her pocket, we have some good news for you. Max Payne Mobile – the port of the original blockbuster will land on iOS devices on April 12. Android running hardware will follow suit two weeks later – on April 26.
The videogame developers promise the “full classic Max Payne PC experience” on your handheld device. Read more »
After the unprecedented feedback that Mass Effect 3 received, BioWare promised to listen and respond. Well, today is a lucky day for gamers as the popular title receives the conclusion it deserves.
BioWare has just announced the next Mass Effect 3 DLC called Extended Cut. It does exactly what the name suggest – extend the current finale with additional scenes and so anyone interested can get answers to their questions and proper closure. Read more »
Yesterday, Sony issued a firmware update for the PS Vita, which took the version number to 1.65. Among the list of changes included ability to disable certain notifications, such as when friends sign in, messages are received, etc., ability to set the auto standby timer to ‘After 10 Minutes’, arrow for indicating when new activities are available in LiveArea, and the inclusion of Caps Lock for the on-screen keypad.
However, it seems there was some issue with this update, due to which Sony had to pull it down shortly after it went live. Read more »
The developers from Bungie have ended their relationship with the “Halo” video game franchise in a truly memorable fashion. The studio released an infographic, showing the data it collected from “Halo” online multiplayer over the years.
Now get ready for some serious numbers. Read more »
Playing games on your touch-enabled phone can be frustrating if you’re not, you know, a Galaxy Note owner.
Well, a research group from Keio University are in development of a joystick add-on that’s placed on top of your front-facing camera and can, depending on the precision of your hardware, perform the simple actions of navigating left, right, up and down in apps and games. Read more »
A physics professor has done an extensive analysis on the Angry Birds Space physics laws. What he found is that both games are too far away from how the things work in the real world.
Shocker? Read more »
Despite any official word on Sony’s next major console unlikely to emerge until the likes of E3 next year, speculation, rumors and leaks have already started to creep out of the woodwork.
First and foremost, the new name. It’s uncertain whether Sony intend on keeping it through to market, or whether it’s merely a placeholder during the developmental stages, but the company’s next leading console may well bear the name, ‘Orbis’. Read more »
When I first read through the headlines, at first I thought Rockstar has decided to port the LA Noire to Android, but it’s not the case. OnLive has updated the LA Noire game with touch-optimized controls and interface so you can play it on almost every Android tablet out there.
OnLive is a paid service where you can rent or buy games and play them on tablets, PCs, Macs or even TVs. The actual playing is done on the OnLive serves, you just get the picture via HD streaming. Read more »