Gameloft has announced that it has been forced to postpone the launch of Modern Combat 5 for Android and iOS until 2014 to “fully achieve [its] vision” for the game. The first-person shooter was first confirmed in an impressive teaser trailer back in June, and we initially expected it to be available before the end of the year.
We just told about that latest developments concerning the GamePop console, which will bring Android titles to your television this winter. But it appears there’s another Android-powered console on the way that’s looking to secure a spot in your living room.
It’s called “Project M.O.J.O.,” and it’s being developed by Mad Catz, the gaming accessory giant that produces a whole host of peripherals for just about every console there is.
Microsoft has beaten Apple and Google to the acquisition of R2 Studios, a small home entertainment technology startup from the founder of Sling Media. R2 is famous for an Android app that allows users to control things like lighting and appliances throughout their homes, and its thought the company’s technology will help Microsoft push its Xbox console even further into home entertainment.
We’ve seen a lot of companies talk about mobile gaming at this year’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo). It’s a real testament to how much mobile gaming has evolved and how ignoring it is simply foolish. One company at the forefront of mobile gaming is NVIDIA, who just happened to have a slew of new games up their sleeves. To demo the power of their Tegra 3 chipset and the evolution of console quality gaming on mobile devices, NVIDIA gave us a sneak peek at what they have lined up for the near future.
A new music service by Microsoft is expected to rear its face at E3 and should give us a better look into the “Spotify-like” Zune replacement code named “Woodstock.” While we generally wouldn’t be too interested in Microsoft news, the new service is reportedly going to be cross-platform and will indeed be available for Android and iOS.