Botanicula, From Makers of Machinarium, Hits Google Play for $4.99

Fantastic, another game from the makers of Machinariumanam that I have no idea how to pronounce. The newest game, called Botanicula, has been published to Google Play for the price of $4.99.

In this title, you take control of a little group of forest-type flower creatures, navigating a world that looks quite treacherous. Using each character’s ability, you will lead this group of misfits through a gorgeous world, avoiding baddies who would love nothing more than to destroy you.  (more…)

Friday App Sales: Parallax Icon Pack, SunVox, Shadowrun Returns, and More

The weekend is finally upon us. If you need a few new apps and games to keep you busy over the next couple of days, check out the new deals list we have compiled below.

In the list, you will find a few great titles, including Shadowrun Returns, SunVox, Meganoid 2, BusyBox Pro, and many more. If this list does not interest you, Google also made an entire section on Google Play where you can find 99 games priced at just $0.99. It is a very good list if spending a dollar on a game title doesn’t scare you.

See the whole sales list below.  (more…)

Check Out Drone: Shadow Strike on Google Play, Because America

A game called Drone: Shadow Strike is available on Google Play this week, bringing 24+ missions and 280+ challenges to those brave enough to pilot an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV). Inside the game, players are able to choose from seven different types of drones, from prototypes to in-service aircrafts, with your main objectives being Defend, Survive, Attack, and Escort.  (more…)

Deal: Become the Ultimate Game Developer for $49 With This Bundle

How would you like to make the next Flappy Bird or Granny Smith? What’s that, you have absolutely zero developing games? You need not worry, my friend. Through the DL Deals store, you can pick-up the Ultimate Game Developer Bundle for just $49, a 95% discount off the suggested price of $989. Seriously, that says 95% off. 95%.

So what do you get and how will this bundle make you a game developing beast? There are 7 courses, 30+ hours of training, and over 100 lectures that should teach you all there is to know. The courses include topics like an intro to game design with Unity3D, creating your first game with Stency, HTML5 game development for beginners, creating puzzle games, learning Android app development from scratch, and of course, how to make the next simple flappy game.

The deal and set of courses are only available for just over a week, so be sure to get in on it.

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Google Introduces Nearby Multiplayer to Google Play Games for Developers

A new feature has been introduced to developers by Google, which will allow you and your friends to compete side-by-side in select games in the upcoming future.

The introduction is of Nearby Multiplayer in Google Play Games, which will allow developers to create challenges and cooperative experiences based on the locations of you and your friends.  (more…)