Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Android

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Android, Apple Handheld, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

E3 2012 – Square Enix: Demons’ Score announced for Android, iOS

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Square Enix will be launching a new rhythm-based action game this summer for Android and iOS devices, Demons’ Score. As the possessed heroine Serenity, players must battle all matter of hellish demons (with a touch of flair) to aid her in tracking down her missing father.

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier bumped to June 26 for PC

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It seems the troops were held up in processing. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier was originally scheduled to launch on June 12 for PC, but the release has been pushed back a touch to June 26. The PC version is said to boast a host of graphical improvements, including better lighting, soft shadows, volumetric lighting effects, and it’s also slated to receive a Windows XP compatibility patch “shortly after release.”

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E3 2012 – EA: Dead Space 3, Battlefield 3 Premium, and more

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EA covered most their major franchises today, with news about the future of Dead Space, a reimagined Need for Speed, a new program for Battlefield 3, and the Medal of Honor Warfighter Limited Edition pre-order extras.

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier available for 360, PS3

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The ghosts are back today with the release of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier for the 360 and PS3. Developed by a triumvirate of Ubisoft studios—Paris, Red Storm, and Romania—Future Soldier once against puts players in the boots of a globetrotting special ops soldier whose squad finds itself in the world’s most dangerous hotspots. The troops have access to an arsenal of high-tech gadgetry and weaponry, as well as downloadable player-customized weapons for those moments when the standard assault rifle just won’t do.

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Android, Apple Handheld, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Total War Battles: Shogun now available on App Store

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The Total War series is looking to take on the iOS market today with the release of Total War Battles: Shogun on the Apple App Store. A reimagining of Shogun 2: Total War, the portable version is less grandiose but more befitting touchscreen handhelds. As a young samurai, players will go on a 15-hour quest to avenge the death of their father that will see them constructing bases, training armies, and tackling 27 missions and 18 side quests.

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