Rockstar games has just announced that Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition will launch for iOS via the App Store and Android through Google Play on December 6th, with both versions priced at $4.99.
This 10th Anniversary Edition brings the full experience of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City to mobile devices, with native high-resolution graphics and several enhancements unique to the iOS and Android platforms including updated character models and lighting effects, new and more precise firing and targeting options, a fully customizable control layout and native support for Retina display devices.
Niantic Labs “Google Smartphone App Team” released a new multiplayer gaming platform for mobile users that turns your real-world location into a virtual world. The game is called “Ingress” and uses a built-in scatter map technology to add a virtual layer to the real world, it leads you to real statues and landmarks to continue the game. In the game a strange energy has been discovered by European scientists and must be controlled before it controls you. Check out the video after the break for a cool impression of “Ingress”. » Google Launches Real Life Game Called “Ingress”
The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is still working on a standalone mapping application for iOS and is moving closer to submitting the app to the App Store. “Google has distributed a test version of its new mapping app that will work on Apple’s iPhones and iPads to some individuals outside the company, said a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Google has been putting the finishing touches on the app before submitting it for approval to the Apple iTunes store, this person said, though it is unclear exactly when that will happen.” Apple switched from Google to its own in-house Maps app in iOS 6. » Google Moving Closer to Submitting Maps App for iOS
This Thursday Rovio will release Angry Birds Star Wars on iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, Mac, PC, Windows Phone and Windows 8. Today Rovio posted the official video that reveals much more in terms of gameplay than their previous “teasers”.
Google updated their Google Search app for iOS with a Siri-like feature. You can now “simply say what you want and get results without typing.” They describe it as “faster and significantly improved voice recognition with text streamed on the fly” and even call it the “most advanced voice search” on iOS. » Google Search App Updated With Siri-like Feature