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More great games from the indie space on mobile platforms are now available in the form of the Humble Bundle for Android 3. As always, pay what you want with the details below:

Pay-what-you-want for these grand titles: BIT.TRIP BEATFieldrunners,SpaceChem, and Uplink (tablets only)! And if you beat the average price, you also get the beautiful puzzle-platformer Spirits (debuting on Windows)!
Purchasing the bundle gets you instant access to Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android versions of all the games, many of which are making their Android and Linux debut! All the games are DRM-free, and you can redeem them on Steam as well. You can also donate a portion of your purchase to vital non-profits: the Child’s Play Charity and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

[Via Humble Bundle]

Nimble Jump now available on iOS

 

Nibble Games' Nimble Jump is now avaiable on the iOS App Store for $0.99.

The game challenges users with the task of feeding the cute jumping rabbit by picking fruits and vegetables scattered here and there. Numerous obstacles and traps like breakable floor or spikes jeopardize the safety of the bunny and make the gameplay really exciting. Players will get a truly addictive experience while completing each of the forty jolly levels, unlocking new achievements and unexplored worlds.


“We’ve made a game that brings a whole bunch of joy and fun to everyone playing it! This little amusing rabbit will grab all your attention and you’ll hardly tear yourself away from leaping with him. If you are bored, just immerse into the Nibble Jump world!” commented Atlas Roufas, CEO of  Nibble Games.

Nimble Jump can be downloaded on the iTunes App Store here.

Bejeweled Blitz for iOS gets much needed update

 

For those who can't stop playing Bejeweled Blitz ( *cough* that would be me *cough*) PopCap has released an update to the iOS version of the game that was sorely needed and makes complete sense for iOS. Those opposed to Facebook should be very happy.

Bejeweled Blitz Universal mode contains the following features:

◊             Game Center Leaderboards: Bejeweled Blitz now supports Game Center. See how you stack up against other worldwide Bejeweled Blitz players by day, week or all-time.

◊             New and enhanced experience for players who don’t connect to Facebook:  All Bejeweled Blitz players, whether they connect to Facebook or not,  now have access to every Bejeweled Blitz feature, including Daily Spins, Rare Gems, multiple Boosts, and Stats. Non-connected players can even compete in weekly tournaments against their favorite PopCap® characters.

◊             Updated Daily Spin boasts all new sounds and FX. Swipe the lever to test your luck!

Via [Press Release]

G5 Games' 'The Island: Castaway' now available for Android

G5 Games' The Island: Castaway released on iOS a month ago, but not the world of Android can join in on the "Island fun".

[Full Press Release available after the break]

G5 Brings The Island: Castaway to Android

Discover the mystery of the strange island, and help survivors get back home in this casual survival simulator.

San Francisco, California – April 19, 2012 – Lounging on an empty beach floored by soft, white sand to find only your own footprints trailing behind you: sounds like a dream vacation ... unless you're stuck on an uncharted island in the middle of nowhere and must find a way to survive. The Island: Castaway, the latest action-adventure from G5 Games throws you in the middle of an unknown and mysterious island after an ocean liner sinks in a storm. Owners of Android devices today will finally be able to experience this gripping adventure for themselves. The Island: Castaway for Kindle Fire is coming soon too. In the game you will play as Tom Allison, one of the survivors of the crash and the leader of the few to escape the wreckage. Your task will be to help Tom guide the group through the challenges and hopefully to get them home.

Developed originally for PC by Awem Studio, The Island: Castaway has hit all casual game charts and engaged players as well as game critics with its unusual storyline and adventurous gameplay. Unlike many other simulation games, The Island: Castaway is much more than a sim which involves guiding and caring about the people who got trapped on the island. The adventure features over 200 quests and intriguing and mysterious storyline that will enthrall you from the start. You will begin with simple tasks such as starting a fire and putting up a tent. Then you will learn to fish, catch crabs, hunt and craft weapons on advanced levels of the game. You will also learn to work with and survive among the natives of this wild land and finally uncover a great mystery that lies buried deep in the history of the place.

You will have many tasks and quests to complete for your band of survivors and the tribesmen, including finding food and spices, catching crabs and snakes or hunt boars. You will cover a lot of ground, so you'll need to watch your hero's energy level and ensure he gets plenty of fuel. You will learn to cook various foods and special potion so that you can complete several tasks or else face death.

During the game you will get a chance to collect 15 different trophies. Each can be upgraded from bronze to silver and to gold, giving you a total 45 trophies to earn. Moreover, the island hides twelve statues. Finding all of them is crucial for completing the game. Along with its first-rate artwork and intriguing plot, the polished game has any tasks waiting for you.

The Witcher 2 Interactive Comic Book is now on iTunes

 

The Xbox 360 and PC platforms may be enjoying the release of The Witcher 2: Assasins of Kings, although those are not the only way to get your Witcher fix. Available on iTunes right now is The Witcher 2 Interactive Comic Book for the low low price of free for both the iPhone and the iPad.

The Witcher 2 Interactive Comic Book brings Geralt of Rivia and the monsters, magic, and mayhem of The Witcher to portable platforms. Players participate in a dynamically narrated comic story from the same team that brought the world the award-winning Witcher series of games. Those brave enough to join Geralt on his adventures will battle monsters, draw magic signs, and experience a classic Witcher intrigue.

SEGA’s brings a Halloween App Sale to the party

 

The mobile world is no stranger to sales and so the train continues to drive the price down, down, down. from October 25th to Halloween (October 31st) in the iTunes App Store. The below Sega titles will be up for grabs.

Sale-priced titles include:

  • Brick People™ for iPad: $0.99/ £0.69 / €0.79
              (was $1.99/ £1.49/ €1.59/ AUD$1.99)
  • ChuChu Rocket! ™ HD for iPad: $0.99/ £0.69 / €0.79
              (was $4.99/ £2.99/ €3.99/ AUD$5.49)
  • Gunstar Heroes™: $0.99/ £0.69 / €0.79
              (was $2.99/ £1.99/ €2.39/ AUD$2.99)
  • Virtua Fighter 2™: $0.99/ £0.69 / €0.79
              (was $1.99/ £1.49/ €1.59/ AUD$1.99)

 

If you have any interest in any of these titles it would be pertinent to hop on them asap as Halloween will be here then gone before you know it.

Rockstar Games announces Grand Theft Auto III: 10th Anniversary Edition for mobile

 

The open world genre of videogames as we know them today was ushered in by Grand Theft Auto III, no doubt. The landscape of games has forever been changed since that release back on the PS2 and Rockstar Games wants to make sure you don't miss this joyful occasion by re-releasing the game on a mobile platform near you this fall.

As of now the following devices are to be supported: 

Apple iOS Devices: iPad 2, iPhone 4S
Android Phones: Droid X2, HTC Evo 2, LG Optimus 2X, Motorola Atrix, Samsung Galaxy S2
Android Tablets: Acer Iconia, Asus Eee Pad, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

With the 10th Year Anniversary comes a Claude Limited Edition Action Figure by collectible manufacturer Sideshow that will be made available at the Rockstar Warehouse.

This rare and valuable collector’s item MSRPs for $149.99, but Social Club members have the exclusive opportunity to nick one for free.  Visit www.rockstargames.com/socialclub/sweepstakes/gtaiiianniversary and fill out the entry form by this Sunday October 16th for a chance to be one of three lucky winners.

 

(Via Rockstar Games)

Mobile is here to stay!

 

With the likes of iOS, Android, and Windows Phone the landscape of mobile computing has changed forever. Right along with this new world we live in the gaming world on the small front is drastically changing. No longer do we live in a gaming world of only $30 plus physical releases. It's all about the app store and so shall it be for a long time from here on out. 

I've been aware of Youtube star and former Rocketboom Host memeMolly for quite a while. Is she a gamer? As an example; I'd gather that she isn't quite what you or I would call "a gamer" yet the above video demonstrates to a tee what the mobile gaming landscape has become. And sure, the likes of the PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS will still exist, competition from titles like Game Dev Story and all of its brethren at a fraction of the price of a tradition mobile title tells the 'story'. Would Molly be making a video like the one up top if there were no App Store? There's a ride out there and it's taking us along for the adventure whether we like it or not.