Move over Angry Birds. There are some new birds in town. Flappy Bird is a hit! It is a frustratingly difficult game, but obviously people are loving it. It is so popular that it is reportedly generating an average of $50,000 per day in ad revenue.
Remember in 2011 when Marvel released Captain America: The First Avenger into theaters? It also launched the Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty game for both Android and iOS. And now with the latest Captain America movie, development of the game for the new movie, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, has been given to Gameloft. And, it is coming very soon.
In October of 2013, we heard the first word on the new expansion pack coming to the Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO game. The expansion was called Galactic Starfighter and promised space dog fighting action for all players. The expansion pack first opened to paying players leaving the free to play players out.
Microsoft has announced that the new Xbox One update will be released on the 11th of February, and it will bring a range of new features to Microsoft’s next generation games console.
The Xbox One update will with a number of improvements, including improved Kinect voice commands, and more, you can see some of the new features below.
Over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this week designer Fred Davison has launched a new Android, PC and PS3 game controller called QuadStick, which has been specifically designed for quadriplegics.
The QuadStick game controller is equipped with a joystick, four sip & puff sensors, a lip position sensor and a push switch, all powered by a 32 bit ARM processor that converts the sensor inputs into USB and Bluetooth signals. To learn more about this innovative game controller watch the Kickstarter video after the jump.
We have some not so good news if this turns out to be accurate. If you were looking forward to getting your hands on the upcoming Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes and playing it for a few days straight, you aren’t going to like this. Word on the street is that the game is just 2 hours long.
Are you looking for a classic retro game on your PC? You’ve just found one. Just last week SNK Playmore’s Metal Slug 3 appeared on Steam as a closed beta. Word was that the game would be released in February, although we didn’t have a specific date. Well, it has arrived just in time and is available as a pre-order on PC.
Ubisoft has today announced the immanent launch of a new Assassin’s Creed 4 update which brings with it a number of fixes for the single player game and is roughly 2.3 GB in size.
The new Assassin’s Creed 4 update will be available for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One and will be made available to download on February 11th 2014.
Gamers looking forward to the launch later this month of the rebooted Thief PS4 game later this month, are sure to enjoy this new six minute trailer for the Thief PS4 game, which provides both insight into the mechanics of the game as well as plenty of footage of gameplay.
The new Thief PS4 game trailer also provides further details of the storyline you can expect to enjoy whilst playing using stealth tactics and open world locations. Check out the new Thief PS4 game trailer after the jump.
A very ambitious game project is currently under development for a new action survival RPG game called ReROLL, which is planning to map the entire planet and make it available as a playable map.
The new ReROLL game is currently being developed by two former Ubisoft developers Julien Cuny and Louis-Pierre Pharand who have created PIXYUL.The development team will be using small civilian drones, like the eBee mini-drone developed by senseFly to map the Earths landscape using small digital HD cameras.