Android Game News Weekly 12/07/14: Nintendo, Peggle Blast, Humble Mobile Bundle, Brothers In Arms 3, Stickman Roof Runner

Nintendo Files Patent For Running Old Games On Mobile

While we still patiently wait for Nintendo to grace the world of mobile devices with their awesome games, a silver lining(perhaps?)has appeared on the horizon that could spark hope for anyone who is wishing the video game company would bring classic titles(or any titles for that matter)to Android devices and the like. Nintendo has clearly stated numerous times that they have no intention of bringing their games over to smartphones, but they have recently filed a patent that would allow them to do just that with old classic Game Boy games and other old titles. More than likely this is just a move on Nintendo's part to secure the patent, but it could mean that they are considering the idea of launching some older games on mobile platforms. This would certainly help to boost their revenues as plenty of people would surely buy official Nintendo games instead of playing ROMs through emulators. Come on Nintendo, we want an official Android launch of Earthbound!

Peggle Blast Hits The play Store

Just in case you missed our coverage of this game earlier in the week, Peggle Blast has made its way over to Android for massive peg bursting action. There are all kinds of awesome new features like special boosts from the Peggle Masters for point busting insanity, and of course some mildly annoying music after you pass every level. It kind of grows on you after a little bit but then immediately becomes annoying again. All the same, Peggle Blast is pretty fun and everyone should at least give it a try. You can check it out at the download link in the Play Store.

Humble Crescent Moon Mobile Bundle Adds More Games

Humble Bundle added more games to Crescent Moon Mobile Bundle earlier this week making this one of the larger mobile bundles they have done. If you paid the average amount you could already unlock awesome games like Topia World Builder, Shadowblade, Mines of Mars, and Blocky Roads, and now they have added in Slingshot Racing, Clash of Puppets, and Aralon: Sword and Shadow. This is in addition to the titles you were able to grab at any price which includes Space Chicks, 2-Bit Cowboy, Neon Shadow and Ravensword: Shadowlands, and the Alpha debuts of The Deer God, and Exiles: Far Colony if you paid $8 or more. Go grab this awesome bundle before it's gone which is in just one day from now. You can pick it up at the Humble Bundle website.

Gameloft's Brothers In Arms 3 Gets December Release Date

If you have been a fan of the Brothers In Arms shooter series from Gameloft, the next title in the franchise, Brothers In Arms 3, has finally been given a general release time frame which is sometime later this month. We don't have an exact date just yet but Gameloft has confirmed that it will be in December. For now we can check out the trailer which makes the game look pretty awesome. Give it a watch if you haven't already seen it.

Stickman Roof Runner Is A Must Play Endless Runner

If you like endless runner games, you need to check out Stickman Roof Runner. Unlike Temple Run and other endless runner games that play with a view behind the character, Stickman Roof Runner is a sidescrolling endless runner game that has you running and jumping across rooftops for as long as you can. There are online and offline leaderboards and plenty of achievements to collect, and all the rooftop running your heart could desire. Check it out for free at the download link in the Play Store.

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