Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II is finally here. After a year of delay, though the fans might not be excited for this game after seeing Sonic Generations which was inspired by a certain Sonic fan game that actually appeared to be better than the first Episode of Sonic 4. We can tell you that it still holds true today with Sonic The Hedgehog 4, Episode II, an averagely polished platformer that may not fall into the category “The Sonic Cycle” games, but certainly falls short of any of the 2D sidescrolling classics we’ve come to know and love, missing the presentation and uniqueness of the original Genesis classics or even the Sonic Rush series, we can easily call the Sonic The Hedgehog 4 saga the most lackluster Sonic sidescrollers since the Sega Game Gear games.
In the world of smart device gaming, it seems everything wants to follow in the footsteps of Angry Birds. They want to be that next quick bite game to play. Well we may have found it with this new simple yet complex smart device gem at the cost of less than one dollar. Split! even goes just beyond waiting for your appointment at the doctors or being bored at work, it’s something you’ll actually want to play in your concentrated free time. Read More!
Capcom will be taking it’s latest cross-universe fighter game to the mobile platform. Capcom today confirmed that it will be releasing Street Fighter X Tekken for iOS this summer. The mobile version will be similar to the console version, but will feature a redesigned interface to suit iOS’ touchscreen devices and will boast new modes and a ‘new take’ on tag team mechanic. Street Fighter X Tekken Mobile will hit the App Store this summer and will be compatibile with iOS5 or higher and will only be playable on the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod Touch 4th Gen, iPad 2 and the new iPad.
Valve launched a mobile Steam application today for both iOS and Android devices. The application, officially named “Steam Mobile” launches in beta and seems to already have a handful of features for a beta launch. The application allows users to read gaming news, view group and user profiles, chat with friends and even purchase games. The application is already available on the iOS App Store and Android Marketplace for free.
If you’re looking for a fun scroller to play on your iOS Device this weekend and still haven’t happened to pick this one up, Mirror’s Edge for iOS is free for the day as part of EA’s Daily Deal event. While the iOS version isn’t as great as the original Mirror’s Edge, the game is smooth and has easy to use controls and at its current price, there’s no harm in picking it up. Note, the game isn’t an universal application so if you’re planning on picking it up for both iPad and iPhone, you’re going to have to download it twice. You can get the iPad version here (link) and the iPhone/iPod Touch version here (link).
Source: EA Daily Deals
Microsoft has just announced the launch of an official XBox Live App for all iOS Devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod), an application that will allow gamers to keep in touch with their XBox Live circle on their iOS Devices. The application allows users to read and send messages from and to friends, manage their friend list, change your avatar, view your achievements and profile and more. The official application is available on the iOS App Store and is completely free.
Source: Major Nelson
Epic’s awesome Unreal powered iOS Game, Infinity Blade is currently on sale for an undecided amount of time for no specific reason. The game, usually priced at $5.99 US is on sale for the price of $2.99 US. Might want to grab it as soon as possible before the opportunity is gone. Download it through this link.
Almost every casual mobile gamer has heard of Plants vs. Zombies. It’s everywhere! On PC, Mac, iPhone and Android, for a cost. Today, It’s completely free on the Amazon App Store for Android. So USA Android users should hurry up and not miss out on this great chance. Check it out here (Link).
The famous Indie Developed game, Minecraft by Mojang AB will be available in Pocket size soon. Minecraft Pocket Edition is a mini version to the PC Building game. The game will be having demonstrated at E3 2011. The pocket edition of the game will be coming to Android first. See the video of it being played on Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play after the break.