Sony PlayStation is one of the most recognisable brands in gaming. It is so ubiquitous that there appears to be little need for the Japanese electronics company to support other platforms. Yet despite the ultra-competitive nature of the video games industry, Sony has already invested in Android and iOS games. Now this expansion is being taken even further, with news that Sony is to release a title on the Nintendo Switch.
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Fans of RuneScape are in for a treat with news that the popular MMORPG is to be released for mobile devices. Initially Old School RuneScape will be made available, with the retro title released for both smartphones and tablets.
A new game from Ubisoft has been released for Google’s virtual reality platform Daydream. Hungary Shark VR is a paid-for title which enables players to carry out a variety of missions in an underwater virtual environment.
Alibaba Games has announced that it is to spearhead efforts to create a new mobile gaming ecosystem. The gaming division of the Chinese e-commerce company is to invest ¥1 billion (€134.6 million/£116.8 m/$144.8 m) as part of its plans to establish a new international distribution system for mobile games.
Myst is a title that has been enjoyed by a huge number of video game enthusiasts over the years, and now is set to expand its reach even further. A port of the classic game has been released for Android, under the name realMyst.
If the drama of the holiday season becomes too much, then Atari has delivered some retro escapism just-in-time. As a nice little surprise, the company has dropped RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic on the Play Store.
A classic Windows game has been launched on Android, with the release of Solitaire as a mobile app. The new offering has been named Microsoft Solitaire Collection, and supports five variants of the popular card game: Klondike, Spider, FreeCell, Pyramid and Tripeak.
If you need to escape the all-encompassing frenzy that is Pokemon Go, then an independent developer from Sweden may have the answer. Isak Persson has released a highly-additive Android game that is currently making waves.
It is now possible to mix Minecraft Play on Android with a number of other platforms. A major new addition to Minecraft, in the form of Realms, means that the same world can be played on various different systems.
It is now possible to stream Android games directly from a PC to Twitch, thanks to an updated edition of a popular emulator. A revised version of BlueStacks has been released, with support for Twitch streaming built into the software.