Former Writer · Oct 8, 2012 at 10:00 am

Line Hockey Turns Regular Hockey Into a Chess Game

We don’t talk about sports much here on XDA mostly because we’re a development forum and not a sports forum. However, every now and then, the two intertwine. Examples include Google Now adding more sports teams or the release and subsequent take down of a BBC Olympics app. Now there’s a hockey game for Android that turns the fast sport into what is essentially a chess match.

XDA Forum Member aitimo has released the simple game for Android and is looking for testers. The controls for the game are pretty simple, as the app description states:

You can move in 8 directions. Can not go on the marked line. From the marked chips can rebounding, this gives an extra turn. You can bounce from the boards. You can bounce some time. The player will lose if he does not remain variants to move. Goal of the game to score a the puck in gate of the opponent. Guard its gates.

Despite the easy instructions, the game is actually pretty challenging. Gamers can play vs one another or vs the computer. They have to figure out how to get past each other to score goals. It’s not the hockey we know and love, but it’s definitely something fun to waste a few minutes. As hockey fans well know, the NHL is in the middle of a lockout right now. Some hockey is better than no hockey.

For more details, check out the original thread.


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
TAGS:
Emil Kako · Mar 1, 2015 at 04:12 pm · no comments

Samsung Galaxy S6 VS HTC One M9: Which Do You Prefer?

After months of anticipation, both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 have finally been unveiled. Now that we have all seen both of the devices in all their glory, many of us have some decisions to make. Which of the two beasts do you prefer: the Galaxy S6 or the One M9? Let us know which device you plan on buying and why!

DISCUSS
Mario Tomás Serrafero · Mar 1, 2015 at 04:04 pm · 1 comment

Samsung Unpacked Coverage: All About the S6

Samsung's Unpacked Event has now come and gone through Mobile World Congress 2015, and we've got a good look at what could be the most advanced phone of the year thus far. The event started shortly after its scheduled time at 12:30PM today and the only devices shown were the Galaxy S6 and its Edge variant, both of which pack an impressive amount of features, spectacular internals and an all-new beautiful design. The show began with a quiet voice whispering to...

XDA NEWS
Chris Gilliam · Mar 1, 2015 at 03:59 pm · 1 comment

Samsung Galaxy S6 Cameras

Each year, smartphone makers attempt to one-up each other in features and specs, but time and again these improvements feel incremental rather than revolutionary. Samsung hopes to break this trend with a new hardware and software design philosophy, and press details of the new-and-improved cameras shared by the S6 and S6 Edge show that they are off to a great start. Once you get past the curved displays and wraparound Gorilla Glass 4, the most striking feature on these slabs is the...

XDA NEWS
Share This