Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Android

Need for Speed Most Wanted ignores speed traps, floors it to retail

Need for Speed Most Wanted (360, Android, iOS, PC, PS3, PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

If you missed the launch trailer reveal last week, then surprise: Need for Speed Most Wanted is now available for 360, PC, and PS3. On-the-go gamers can also grab it for Android and iOS devices, as well as PS Vita. The Criterion Games-developed remake of the 2005 original features an open world filled with patrolling police waiting to bust speeders, as well as Autolog 2 support, for an extra layer of player interaction, and an emphasis on multiplayer.

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The Bard’s Tale launches for Android bundled with 1985 original

The Bard's Tale (Android) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

inXile has taken the bard to new lands today with the launch of The Bard’s Tale for Android. As with the iOS release, the Android version will eventually include the original trilogy. The launch App includes the 2004 version and The Bard’s Tale I: Tales of the Unknown, with 1986′s The Bard’s Tale II: The Destiny Knight and 1988′s The Bard’s Tale III: The Thief of Fate set to be added over the next few months.

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Marvel’s The Avengers pinball launches for Zen Pinball line

Zen Pinball: Marvel's The Avengers (Android, iOS) DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Just because the credits have rolled doesn’t mean that The Avengers can hang up their spandex. Zen Studios is calling them back to action with the launch of the in-app DLC pinball table Marvel’s The Avengers for Zen Pinball for iOS, Zen Pinball 2 for OS X, and Zen Pinball THD for Android?. The $1.99 download, $2.99 for the OS X version, is designed to follow the film’s storyline with all of the Avengers joining the battle against Loki’s invading forces.

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Android, Apple Handheld, DLC

Demons’ Score reveals its weird rocking ways with new video

Square Enix has released a nearly nine-minute video for their upcoming rhythm-based action title for Android and iOS devices, Demons’ Score. The footage offers gamers a chance to get a peek at the possessed heroine Serenity and her mighty tapping powers (and strange familiar) in the game’s opening cinematic and tutorial.

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Android, Apple Handheld

Anomaly Korea announced with debut trailer, screenshots

11bit Studios revealed at this year’s Gamescom that they are currently developing a follow-up to their recent tower offense title, Anomaly: Warzone Earth, titled Anomaly Korea. No specifics on operating systems or consoles, only “mobiles” mentioned as their target platform, but given that Warzone Earth has been released for Android, iOS, XBLA, and soon PSN, there’s a good chance that you’ll be able to give it a shot (well, more like call down a smoke screen, but that doesn’t have the same ring to it).

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies debuts for Android on Xperia line

Call of Duty Black Ops Zombie (Android iOS) Android Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The on-the-go Zombies mobile spin-off, Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies, has launched for Android. The Ideaworks-developed and Glu Mobile-published App is available now on the Sony Xperia line of smart phones and Xperia Play Optimized devices exclusively for 30 days, and will then be available for other Android handhelds. Zombies includes the maps Ascension and Kino der Toten, as well as Call of the Dead: Director’s Cut and the 50-level top-down shooter Dead-Ops Arcade.

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Final Fantasy III joins OUYA launch line-up

Final Fantasy III (Android, iOS) OUYA Announcement - Header

The Android-based OUYA console, the recent Kickstarter campaign flavor of the month, has gained some notable support today from none other than Square Enix. The studio has announced their plans to release Final Fantasy III when the console launches, which is currently scheduled for next March. More precisely, the OUYA version will be the 2006 enhanced re-release of the 1990 original, but optimized for the new system. A playable demo is also planned.

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SolaRola launches for Android, iOS

SolaRola (Android, iOS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

SolaRola, a new physics-based puzzle-platformer, is now available for Android and iOS devices. The Square Enix-published release has been re-imagined for mobile devices with new graphics, a new storyline, and a refined touch-and-tilt control scheme. As Wiz and Waz, players must make their way through maze-filled planets by bouncing around obstacles, including rocks and bombs, and deadly creatures to save the universe’s four guardians from Ping the Unmerciless.

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Jet Set Radio HD announced for Android and iOS

Jet Set Radio (360, Android, iOS, PS3, PS Vita) Mobile Announcement - Screenshot 1

The recently announced high-definition remake of Jet Set Radio will be making its way to Android and iOS devices. The mobile versions will feature the same gameplay as the original, but they will also include support for OpenFeint and Retina display for using photos as in-game graffiti.

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Sega kicks off new sale for downloadable Sonics

Sonic (Android iOS 360 PS3) Summer 2012 Digital Sale Announcement - Header

Sega has launched a digital Sonic sale to kick off the summer, as well as to celebrate the franchise’s birthday this Saturday. The deals, with discounts up to 70% off, are good for consoles, with PSN and XBLA discounts, as well as Google Play and App Store sales for the mobile versions.

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