When Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was release there was also a new service called Elite which integrated a bunch of social and extra features which you could sign up for either for free or as a paid subscription to fully unlock everything. This Elite service was also supposed to have an Android and iOS application which subsequently got delayed.
One would think that of all the companies to not make an app for Android that Microsoft would be one of them. However, we have to keep in mind that Microsoft has plenty of reasons to support Android considering they leech money off some manufacturers for every Android unit they sell. Keeping that in mind it looks like there may possibly be an Xbox Live companion app in the works.
A few days ago we talked about the rather awesome sounding Rift's Mobile app that had launched on iOS and was being hinted at by Trion Worlds as coming to Android as well. Now it has been confirmed that, indeed, it will be coming to Android later this month in beta form.
More pre-CES 2012 news today as Qualcomm has announced that they will be launching the GamesCommand app we previously talked about a few weeks back. This will be the same type of app as Tegra Zone is but instead of showcasing Tegra games it will be showcasing Qualcomm Snapdragon games.
Developers going by the name of IBF Programs have developed and released an Unofficial Steam app for Android users to toy around with. While this app does a fair amount, it obviously doesn't do everything an official client would do. Still, it's pretty slick and most Steam fans should enjoy this application.
We have covered a couple of interesting tidbits of information when it comes to Grand Theft Auto 3 on Android ranging from boosting your graphics quality to being able to install mods, new cars and building textures. However, if you don't like fiddling with the files, there is a new app that will let you at least tweak the graphics easily.
Trion Worlds, developers of the RIFTS MMORPG for the PC, recently released quite the impressive little app for the game which allows users to do all sorts of cool stuff in-game including talking to friends and guild mates who are either in the game or using the app as well.
The Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR for short) MMORPG has gotten a security key application for Android which was release recently onto the market. This is yet another security application for another MMORPG to help keep your account more safe from anyone who wants to break into it.
In our previous article last week about being able to use DroidMote to play OnLive games on your Android tablet while using your Android phone as a game controller, we mentioned that we were not sure if it would work for games that are not optimized yet with touch screen controls. Well thanks to one of our readers, we now know it does and you can see it in action after the break.
So far we have talked about playing Shadowgun using the DroidMote apps in conjunction with a tablet and phone, then the DroidMote getting Xperia Play support. Now this versitile little application can let you play OnLive games on an Android tablet while using your Android phone as a game controller.
OnLive doesn't officially support the Xperia Play controls, at least not yet but thanks to a new app on the Android Market there is some good news for Xperia Play owners who wish to use the controls that come with the device. This new app is called the OnLive Helper app.
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