• 'Iron Marines' First Impressions: Pretty Close to a Mobile Version of 'StarCraft'

    9 days ago - By Touch Arcade

    I just got finished playing around an hour or so of Ironhide's Iron Marines [ $4.99 ], and it'd be hard for my first impressions of the game to be any better. It's from the developers of the Kingdom Rush [ Free ] series, so it's not much of a surprise that they'd know how to make a really great mobile game. At its simplest, the easiest way to describe Iron Marines is that it's pretty dang close to a mobile version of StarCraft . At times it even feels a little too on the nose when it comes to riffing directly from the Blizzard classic, but with a unique art style and a fascinating blend...
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  • Google Play's Infinite Deviation program courts indie game devs

    Google Play's Infinite Deviation program courts indie game devs

    9 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Google Play wants to bring in diverse indie game developers with its Infinite Deviation program. Developers have until October 9 to submit their mobile game ideas . The year-long program includes mentorship and possible funding, and the developers' titles will be published and featured on the Google Play store.
    “In the applicants' concepts, we're going to ask for their business plans, how much funding they'll need, and we'll potentially fund a piece of the game,” said Mathilde Cohen Solal, Google Play's product marketing manager. “You might also want to know that of course the applicants...
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