Sneak Peek at StepBOT!

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Gaming, Mobile, News | 0 comments

Here’s a sneak peek of GPOP’s latest project, StepBOT, which was unveiled at Wearable Worlds last week. StepBOT is a fitness game app for the new Android Wear smartwatch platform currently under development. More details to come later. Video made courtesy of Andy K Kwan.

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Cid’s Aerial Tours Updated to 1.03

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in Gaming, Mobile, News, Software | 0 comments

Cid’s Aerial Tours Updated to 1.03

Cid’s Aerial Tours has been updated to 1.03! Similar to the 1.03 update for Dragon Geo, this update for Cid’s Aerial Tours does not contain many major external changes, as most of the changes are internal. Here is the full list of changes in 1.03:- Fixed a visual bug with the LANGUAGE settings in OPTIONS that was present for Android 2.3 – 4.0 users.- A few performance optimizations were added.The CREDITS no longer runs as a separate activity and is now a fragment that runs within the main title screen. Also, a minor visual...

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Dragon Geo Updated to 1.03

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Gaming, Mobile, News, Software | 0 comments

Dragon Geo Updated to 1.03

DRAGON GEO has been updated to 1.03. Unlike the last version, there are no significant external changes, as most of changes are internal and mostly affect how OPTIONS and CREDITS are displayed. Here are the changes with the new version: * OPTIONS is now displayed over world maps. * Several minor layout changes made. OPTIONS and CREDITS no longer run as separate activities and are now fragments. In summary, OPTIONS now appears to float above the map that’s currently in focus. Other than that, there are no significant changes. The...

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Cid’s Aerial Tours Updated to 1.02

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Gaming, Mobile, News, Software | 0 comments

Cid’s Aerial Tours Updated to 1.02

The latest update (1.02) for Cid’s Aerial Tours has been published onto Google Play! CAT now has  Japanese and Korean language support; Cid is multi-lingual! The worlds of Final Fantasy IV can now be viewed with Japanese and Korean location labels.Here is the full list of changes in 1.02.- Added missing Overworld map locations.- Added Japanese and Korean language support. Cid is now multi-lingual!- Main screen background now alternates between a sky and underworld background.The latest update to Cid’s Aerial Tours can be found on...

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Dragon Geo: 1.02 Update Released!

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Gaming, Mobile, News, Software | 0 comments

Dragon Geo: 1.02 Update Released!

I just posted an update (1.02) for DRAGON GEO on the Google Play Store! There are some rather large changes with this version, as it features many new maps, including the Dragon Warrior VII map that King Zenith from Dragon’s Den recently made. Here are the changes with the new version: * Fixed a few audio-related crash bugs. * Fixed a memory issue for LOW RESOLUTION mode. * Added several new maps for Dragon Warrior III: - Cave of Enticement- Romaly Castle- Noaniels- Cave West of Noaniels- Eginbear Castle- Portoga- Isis- Isis Castle-...

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Launch of CAT: Cid’s Aerial Tours

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Gaming, Mobile, News, Software | 0 comments

Launch of CAT: Cid’s Aerial Tours

Today marks the launch of CAT, also known as Cid’s Aerial Tours! CAT is an interactive map guide app for the Google Android platform, akin to Google Maps but for viewing world maps from Squaresoft’s classic 16-BIT RPG, Final Fantasy IV (aka Final Fantasy II for the U.S.).  Like Dragon Geo, users can zoom in and out on the map using buttons and pinch/tap gestures. Users can view the three world maps (overworld, underworld, and the moon) from Final Fantasy IV. Unlike Dragon Geo, CAT is a much smaller app and will focus solely on...

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Sakurai Reveals All About Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS: Slated for Release in Summer/Winter 2014

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Gaming, News | 0 comments

Sakurai Reveals All About Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS: Slated for Release in Summer/Winter 2014

Today, Nintendo has unveiled a large amount of information on the status of Super Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS, in a 39 minute video documentatary. According to Sakurai, the 3DS version will be released in Summer 2014 release, while the Wii U version will come out in Winter 2014. Along with release dates, Sakurai went in full depth about the gameplay, stages, items, characterrs, and online mode. Out of all the features covered, the online mode seemed to be the most exciting tidbit, as it’s a huge overhaul over Brawl’s...

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Game Developers Conference 2014 (GDC 2014) – Wrap Up

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in Gaming, General, Hardware, Mobile, News, Software | 0 comments

Game Developers Conference 2014 (GDC 2014) – Wrap Up

This past week, I had a chance to attend the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, a huge annual conference for game producers & developers. As this was my first GDC, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to meet professionals in the gaming industry, attend seminars on game development, as well as seeing the latest games and technology on display.  While the first two days of GDC came and gone with little fanfare, things became a bit more interesting when the Career Center and the Expo Floor opened up on Wednesday. Companies like...

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Project Geo Unveiled! Introducing Dragon Geo

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Gaming, Mobile, News, Software | 0 comments

Project Geo Unveiled! Introducing Dragon Geo

Project Geo, now unveiled as DRAGON GEO today, is an interactive map app akin to Google Maps, but displays maps from Square-Enix’s lesser known RPG series, Dragon Quest. Those of you that have been playing RPGs since the early days of the original NES will better recognize this series as Dragon Warrior. DRAGON GEO allows for viewing world, region, castle, town, dungeon, and shrine maps from Dragon Warrior / Quest I-VI. It also includes maps from the remake versions that later appeared on the Super Famicom, Game Boy Color, and Nintendo...

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Animal Crossing: The Uncensored Edition

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in Gaming | 0 comments

Chewbot over at Let’s Play Archive wrote about his experience with Animal Crossing, documenting the woeful adventures of Billy.Let’s Play Archive – Animal Crossing By ChewbotAlthough I have never played Animal Crossing, I found Chewbot’s commentary and experience to be quite amusing. Be warned, there is much profanity in his review, and with good reason. Who knew that Animal Crossing was promoting child labor and slave...

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