It's time for another week of DroidGamers Deals over at our store. This week's deals include the Martian Notifier Smartwatch, the Stencyle Game Development Bundle, and the Pay What You Want for the 2016 Complete Coder's Bundle, all of which are discounted nicely.
The platform called Skillz, which allows developers to offer cash prizes for tournaments within their games as well as paying the prizes out, has pushed out an update that now offers cross-platform support. Developers using this platform will now be able to host tournaments across iOS and Android for cash prizes.
There have been a few options over the past few years with bringing Android to desktop PCs. This usually comes in the form of an emulator you run on your PC over Windows, and not as an actual operating system. Jibe has been working on the exact opposite of an Android emulator for PC, and they have been working on making an actual Android OS to use with your computer.
Another platform geared towards pre-launch registrations for Android games is now available on Google Play called EXP Game. Similar to Prelaunch.me, EXP Game allows users to browse through a variety of games that are currently in pre-registration status before it officially launches on Google Play.
Kamcord, the company that live streams mobile gaming, has announced an update to their streaming services today. Up until now, the previous setup with Kamcord (and other apps for that matter) for streaming required special hookups and a desktop machine. Now, anyone with an Android device is able to stream their gameplay at any time, something that YouTube Gaming recently added to their application as well.
For fans of board games, tabletop or virtual, road watch face may have some appeal. Those of us that have any experience in that sphere of gaming should be familiar with the widely used hex tiles layout, such as what's found in Settlers of Catan and Neuroshima Hex.
Google appears to be quite committed to making YouTube Gaming good and today the company has rolled out version 1.2. This update brings with it all kinds of improvements to the service itself, as well as to some of the Android-specific features as well, especially regarding mobile device live game streaming.
Today's DroidGamers Deal is actually a triple feature, with three bundles available and all of which are different and can be obtained for as little as nothing. Can't really beat the price of free right? Depending on what your interest is, or that of the person you're buying these for Christmas, these are all pretty neat bundles.
Recently Google added the ability to stream app and game demos from Google Play that developers can use to show off a game or app online via a browser. Now Google is taking advantage of this feature themselves by offering up that feature within Google Ads themselves.
Nvidia's Android Shield TV, and their tablet for that matter, already had built-in streaming capabilities to Twitch. However, as of today, owners of the Shield Android TV unit can also watch live boardcasts and anything else available on the Twitch streaming platform.
If you happen to own a Samsung Gear VR headset, tomorrow you will have a new tools at your disposal that will let you do a lot more with your VR headset than just playing games and using applications designed for the Gear VR. The company is calling it the 'Samsung Internet for Gear VR'.