The latest in the Angry Birds series has become official, with Angry Birds Star Wars II catapulting our way on September 19. As expected from the earlier promo shot, the new game covers the prequel trilogy, and this time around is bringing Skylanders-esque figurines from Hasbro into play.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a pretty impressive real-time strategy game that we're big fans of, and despite only being available on Steam for a few weeks it's now half price until July 22. Considering this is a $39.99 value game that can now be yours for just $19.99, it's well worth pulling the trigger.
It’s been quite a while since we talked about Tango, the voice, video, and text messaging app for iOS and other platforms. Since then, the Tango service has expanded to include photo sharing and even games. The first of those games launched this week: Candy Block Breaker from Gameloft and Jetpack Jinx from Bubble Gum Interactive. Both are free to play.
Angry Birds isn't going away any time soon, and Rovio is today teasing a big announcement for Monday July 15. There's not much to go on, but from this promo image alone it's clearly related to Star Wars, and more specifically the Star Wars prequels. There was only a short passage on the Rovio blog accompanying it that doesn't really give much away:
Infinity Blade: Dungeons was supposed to be a showpiece for the iPad, initially announced way back at the iPad 3 launch event, and now it seems we shall never get to play it. The title was put on hold indefinitely when developer Impossible Studios closed down, but the publisher Epic Games has now confirmed the project is cancelled.
Spiderweb Software is celebrating its 20th anniversary by partnering with Humble Bundle to bring Mac gamers thirteen of its full-length role playing games. Like other Humble Bundle deals, you pay what you think it's worth - but anyone who pays more than the average gets two additional games as a thank you. A cut of the proceeds also go to charities: the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Child's Play.
Users attempting to play Deus Ex: The Fall, released yesterday, on a jailbroken device will be in for a bit of a shock when they attempt to fire a weapon, and nothing happens. It seems that in order to get the full experience of the game, players must be using a non-jailbroken device.
Pacific Rim, an official game tie-in with the new movie by Guillermo del Toro, has been unleashed upon the App Store, pitting you and your Jaeger robot against powerful Kaiju monsters in an effort to save the world. The game features both a story mode, which follows the basic plot of the film over the course of thirty levels, along with a survival mode, which pits you against wave after wave of giant monsters.