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GDC 2015: Dungeon Link mixes casual puzzle with RPG

GDC 2015: Dungeon Link mixes casual puzzle with RPG

Gamevil was at GDC again this year, showing off a freemium puzzle game with some especially flashy fantasy elements. In Dungeon Link, players build a party of heroes who are placed on a grid with enemies. By tracing heroes from their origin square to the same-colored target zone, players...
NVIDIA Shield Android TV console hands-on

NVIDIA Shield Android TV console hands-on

At GDC 2015 NVIDIA took their wraps off another Shield product, only this one is built for TV. The Shield console will fully leverage Grid, a service whereby NVIDIA will host games on their servers and beam them to your home for playing. The real MVP of the show is NVIDIA's new Tegra X1...
NVIDIA - Made to Game

Live: NVIDIA at GDC 2015

The Game Developer Conference is underway with a few days of sessions before the expo floor opens. Tonight graphics titan NVIDIA is hosting a press conference that is bound to be of interest to those of us in the Android sphere. We've got a live video stream available here, plus our own color...
Lego Minifigures Online MMO bringing signature blockiness to Android this fall

Lego Minifigures Online MMO bringing signature blockiness to Android this fall

At GDC 2014, we scoped out a very exciting Lego game coming from Funcom. Unlike most of the mobile Lego games which latch onto a franchise like Batman or Harry Potter, this new multiplayer action game will cover the whole swath of classic Lego settings, like Pirate World, Medieval World, Space...
GDC 2014: Mushroom 11 promises unique fungus-based platforming gameplay

GDC 2014: Mushroom 11 promises unique fungus-based platforming gameplay

Mushroom 11 is one of the more interesting games we've seen at the Game Developer Conference this year. The core of the game involves guiding a large fungal mass across treacherous stages by destroying parts of the fungus with touch, and allowing it to grow in the opposite direction. It's a...
GDC 2014: Take control of your raids in city-builder Mark of the Dragon

GDC 2014: Take control of your raids in city-builder Mark of the Dragon

One of the annoying things about the current breed of Clash of Clans-style city builders, it's that you have little say in how raids and attacks unfold beyond deploying your units. That's getting addressed in Gamevil's upcoming Mark of the Dragon, which we played around with at GDC 2014. The...
GDC 2014: Casual action-RPG fun coming in Elements: Epic Heroes

GDC 2014: Casual action-RPG fun coming in Elements: Epic Heroes

At GDC 2014 we met up with Gamevil to look at their upcoming action RPG called Elements: Epic Heroes. Players build up a party of adorably blocky heroes and take on classic fantasy quests and adventures. A lot of this involves hacking your way through various monsters, but the real interesting...
GDC 2014: Running Shadow tosses in horror RPG with endless running

GDC 2014: Running Shadow tosses in horror RPG with endless running

Yet another great game we got to check out at the Game Developer Conference is Running Shadow. It borrows a lot of the standard elements from the 3D endless runners we already know, but tosses in a lot of role-playing game elements, such as equipment that changes your character's stats, mana-...
GDC 2014: Dungeon Link mashes up RPG and puzzle games

GDC 2014: Dungeon Link mashes up RPG and puzzle games

Another title we saw from Gamevil at GDC 2014 was Dungeon Link. It takes the tried and true puzzle mechanic of Flow, whereby you trace a line between two same-colored dots without overlapping with other lines, and tosses in a few role-playing mechanics. Instead of simply connecting the two...
GDC 2014: Zenonia Online updates classic mobile RPG as an MMO

GDC 2014: Zenonia Online updates classic mobile RPG as an MMO

Gamevil was at GDC 2014 showing off a whole bunch of upcoming Android games, including the next iteration of their well-known RPG series, Zenonia. Zenonia Online, as you might expect, adds a whole layer of massively multiplayer mechanics to the core action gameplay. In addition to hacking and...

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