Amazon Game Studios Launches Tales from Deep Space on Kindle Fire

Tales from Deep SpaceFirst announced in July 2014, Amazon Game Studios’ Tales from Deep Space is now available to download on Kindle Fire tablets. The game takes players to a space station called Big Moon, where they’ll jump into the shoes of traveling salesman E, alongside a luggage drone named CASI. Upon arriving on Big Moon, players discover the station’s computer system is offline and E is robbed, leading players on a mission to recover E’s stolen property. Things quickly go from bad to worse for E, as his quest turns into one of discovery, surrounding the station’s mysteries.

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Weather or Not Compares the Weather to Your Calendar on iOS

Weather or NotAmong the many weather apps available on mobile devices, Ben Lisbakken’s Weather or Not aims to offer something different: an experience that helps users “visualize the weather” and understand how it will impact their day-to-day activities. To do so, data from forecast.io is combined with a user’s calendar, which allows them to see the expected weather conditions for each task they have planned throughout the day.

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Pixowl Launches The Sandbox EDU on iOS

The Sandbox EDUMobile game developer Pixowl has announced the launch of The Sandbox EDU, a new version of its original pixel-art Sandbox app, which was released in 2012. The Sandbox EDU was developed in collaboration with teachers of K-12 students, and is optimized for play by users six to 12 years old. In the game, players are given both an open-ended playground and goal oriented missions, where they can design original art while interacting with content based on science, technology, engineering and math.

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Hardcore Puzzle Game Zengrams Launches on iOS

ZengramsIndie game publisher Gameblyr has today announced the release of Zengrams on iOS devices. Created by Andreas Boye, Zengrams is a minimalistic puzzle game, containing 70 levels that challenge players to drag paper shapes into dotted outlines, combing shapes into multiple colors, cutting larger pieces into smaller ones, an so on, all without running out of moves.

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Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar Launches on iOS, Android

Phoenix Online Publishing has announced the release of Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar on iOS and Android devices. Developed by Cuve Games, the fantasy-themed strategy RPG takes players to a world threatened by recurring evil. Players recruit and control a party of heroes and can create their own weapons and armor as they battle more than 100 kinds of monsters in an effort to stop the evil from returning.

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2K Brings NBA 2K15 to iOS, Amazon Fire Devices

NBA 2K152K has announced the launch of NBA 2K15 on mobile devices. Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K Studio, the game promises gamers the most “true-to-life” NBA experience they’ve ever seen on mobile, with multiple gameplay modes that look to capture the feeling of the console game.

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DeNA, Eden Industries Launch Wavefront on iOS

WavefrontDeNA and Eden Industries have launched Wavefront on iOS devices. Based on the popular PC / Steam title Waveform, Wavefront challenges players to travel through space, controlling the size and shape of a wavelength to earn points. The game is the first of several PC-based Steam games DeNA will be bringing to mobile devices.

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Skater: Frosch Media Launches Social Skateboarding Game on iOS

SkaterAustralian game developer Frosch Media has announced the launch of its skateboarding game, Skater, on iOS devices. The game focuses on open-world skateboarding with a hefty social mechanic, as users can record their runs and share them with the world for other gamers to (attempt to) copy. As users play, they’ll collect new gear, unlock new skating locations and more as they master the game’s controls and locations.

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IF Games Releases Perils of Man: Episode 1 on iOS

Swiss independent studio IF Games has announced the launch of its point-and-click adventure game Perils of Man: Episode 1 on iOS devices. Co-created by ex-LucasArts game designer Bill Tiller, the overall Perils of Man saga will contain seven chapters, but Episode 1 provides the first three to players. The story’s first chapter was released on iOS as a free, standalone app earlier this year.

In Perils of Man, players follow Ana, the daughter of a missing scientist, on a quest to discover the reason for his disappearance. The game introduces players to a long family line of scientists, who have discovered a power that can prevent all uncertainty. Ana will travel back in time to key events in her family’s history, but she’ll ultimately have to decide if “perfect predictability” in life is a blessing, or a curse.

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Chillingo, 11 Bit Studios Release Anomaly Defenders on iOS, Android

Games publisher Chillingo has announced the launch of Anomaly Defenders on iOS and Android devices. The tower-defense strategy game was developed by 11 Bit Studios, and is the latest (and final) installment in the Anomaly series. In the franchise’s original tower offense game, players controlled humans, fighting against alien invaders. Now, the tables have turned, and the human counterattack sees the alien planet under invasion. In Anomaly Defenders, players take on the challenge of defending the alien home-planet from the humans.

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