Brighthand Weekly Gaming Roundup

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SpyChase 3D

SpyChase 3D Muddy Glass has released SpyChase 3D for Palm OS devices. The game features free-roaming adventure, with the player as a motorcycle-riding secret agent trying to track down enemy spies.

There are 24 missions in two different locations, with sound effects and 3D environments.

Spychase 3D has been optimized for Palm OS 5 devices and is now available for $9.95. For more information or a free demo download, visit the Muddy Glass web site.


FpsCE version 0.09.1 has been released. This emulator allows users to play PlayStation 1 games on Pocket PC devices.

Numerous fixes and improvements have been incorporated into the new version, including rewritten graphics display routines with the ability to play in landscape or portrait mode, improved movie playback speed, and an improved FPS counter. Playable games include WipeOut 3, FIFA Soccer, and Ridge Racer Evolution.

The program is donationware; the authors are asking for support in order to further improve the emulator, but there is not a set purchase price. For more information or to download the application, visit the FpsCE web site.

Virtual Pool Mobile

Virtual Pool Mobile Celeris is now working on Virtual Pool Mobile for PDA and smartphone, with a full release expected soon.

Features include realistic physics, 3D graphics, computer adversaries, and a career mode that features six different pool rooms, 128 computer opponents, and six boss characters that must be beaten before moving on to the next room.

The stylus is used for lining up shots and shooting the cue ball, with the speed of the shot depending on how fast the stylus is moved. A tournament gameplay mode is also included.

For more information, including screenshots, visit the Celeris web site.


Cronotech is offering special prices on some of its Pocket PC games for ARM/XScale devices.

Its latest release is Crow Needs Fish, a shooting game featuring a 3D landscape, sound effects, background music, a high score table, and three difficulty levels. The game is now available for the special price of $5.00.

The CoecisTENce Game Pack is now on sale for $9.99. This bundle includes ten games: Super Trooper, Planet Racer, Suicide Chess, War Hero, Braindead, Brainblocker, Be Rich, Spidy-Dog in Mazeland, Spidy-Dog in Spiderland, and Strawberry Mania.

Cavics Engine is also available for $9.99, and features a variety of gameplay styles including clones of Pac-Man, Minesweeper, Sokoban, and Boulderdash.

For more information or online purchase, visit the Cronotech web site.



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