It’s no secret that Gameloft likes to take liberty with inspiration when it comes to major triple A blockbuster games. Modern Combat, N.O.V.A., Backstab, Gangstar, 9mm, Order and Chaos, should be all familiar to those who own a PC or console for the past five years. This time Gameloft may have outdone themselves with Gameloft Live.
Well that was a pretty quick closed beta for Valve's official Steam app for Android. having only been released since last week, the beta was a limited closed one where, if you were quick enough to get the app and log-in, you were able to get into the closed beta.
If you find yourself compulsively hoarding and downloading every single game from the Android Market to find one you can actually enjoy, then consider downloading Hooked. Hooked is a mobile app to help curb your excessive downloads and suggest games based on your preference.
OnLive for Android has been out for a little while now offering up mobile optimized games through their streaming service. Another company, however, looks to be gearing up to enter the U.S. with their cloud-based game streaming service as well.
Well this certainly didn't take long. We have actually known for awhile Valve was considering (read developing) and app for Android and after the recent one we posted about the unofficial Steam app for Android from IBF Programs, Valve has released an official application now.
Back in the beginning of January we wrote about the fact that Microsoft looks to be developing an Xbox Live companion app for Android. This came about thanks to a job posting looking for a software engineer with Android and iOS experience for an Xbox Live mobile application.
We mentioned at the beginning of this month that the Rift MMORPG from Trion Worlds would be getting a companion app which would land on both iOS and Android soon. For those of you who play the MMORPG, this was good news and now there is even more good news as the app is now available on the Android Market.
There is a new emulator under development for Android of the Sega Saturn console. Currently it is in heavy development and isn't available publicly yet as the developer is still working on making everything work properly.
The question of the day is what do you get when you connect a Galaxy Nexus to a projector and integrate Kinect into the mix? Awesomeness of a massive geek level, that's what. One innovative fellow going by the name of DDRBoxman has done exactly that to make a wall-size Android touchscreen running Ice Cream Sandwich.
While there are noshortages in ways you can wirelessly play and control your/with Android device, Brass Monkey has developed an app that will allow gamers to run games on the browser and use their Android device to interact and control their games.
HeyZap has announced today that it has expanded it's partnerships by adding 12 new major game developers to their list of partners. For those of you unfamiliar with what HeyZap is, it is a mobile game network where you can check-in with games you play, similar to services like Foursqaure, and share them with friends.