Popular Android news website, AndroidandMe, used to run an Android bounty competition whereby they set some parameters for developers to go away and make some applications for Android. In return they would offer a developer $90 if they fulfilled the parameters and were the first to do so. The first round of bounty applications were a success, but the second set of parameters included porting Quake II to Android. A rather large task, we think you’ll agree?
AndroidandMe admitted that they made a mistake here and in fact they even forgot about the whole thing. Nonethless, developers are hard workers and one of them continued to preserver and finally produced a working port of Quake II for Android. Originally ID software has a gripe with their IP on this game and the fact people were putting it on the Android market didn’t sit well with them. However, things changed with an open-source version of the game become ported, and this is how things eventually came to fruition. This is certainly something worth checking out so head on over to AndroidandMe’s website for further information. Pew pew.