It looks like the live streaming platforms wars may be starting to heat up. Right now there is Twitch, the newly launched YouTube Gaming, MobCrush (currently in beta for iOS, coming to Android soon), and now there is Mirrativ from DeNA (beta on Android, coming soon to iOS). Mirrativ is now considered in open beta although there are certainly times that streaming is allowed right now. When it fully launched though, you will be able to stream whenever you want.
Yesterday we reported that YouTube Gaming would finally be going live today, directly competing against Twitch. Sure enough the platform has gone live and is now completely accessible as well as the official application for YouTube Gaming is now available for download.
Square Enix has plenty to announce during their press event at E3 2015 today, and while we feel a little burned right now with no Final Fantasy VII announced for Android, we will get over it. Instead we will play around with Square Enix's newly announced Final Fantasy Portal app when it becomes available soon.
Nvidia's GeForce Experience program for PC is not only a suite of tools for gamers to use when playing games on their PC, but also acts as a sort of bridge with the company's Shield Android devices as well. For example, you need GeForce Experience installed, as well as a compatible GeForce GPU, in order to use the GameStream feature with your Shield device.
The Pokemon Company has pushed out an update for their Pokemon TV app on Android. The update brings one singular change to the app, albeit a pretty big one. The Pokemon TV application now supports Google's Chromecast.
Back in December of 2013 we reported on a rather interesting application/game called Createrria and that is would be coming to Android soon. Fast-forward to today and we now actually have an idea of when this will be launching onto Android and from what we can see, it has been worth the wait.
Curse gaming seems to have been busy this Summer as the company has released another application for Android, this time for Futhead. The application, sporting the same name, is all about tracking stats, prices, and official FUT releases as well. It is integrated into the official Futhead site as well, so some of those features are also available within the application.
Chukong Technologies has announced that Cocos2d-JS has merged into Cocos2d-x to form Voltron... er... the new Cocos2d v3.7 update which is now available for download. For those of you not familiar with Cocos, this is basically one of the largest and most popular game development engines for mobile games. According to Chukong Technologies, Cocos now has over 490,000 registered mobile game developers and over 16,000 published titles.
Sony's Remote Play application for the Playstaton 4 is officially only available for Xperia devices of course, and if you want it on your non-Xperia device then you will need to root your phone or tablet. Well, that used to be the case. Now there is a way to use the Playstation 4 Remote Play app on your Android device without having to root it.
If you're a fan of brawler games then this weekend is a big one for you as today marks the beginning of EVO 2015. For those of you not familiar with this competition, EVO 2015 is the yearly championship event held here in our hometown of Las Vegas, but instead of it being for a single game like most events, this one is for numerous games including Ultra Street Fighter IV, Mortal Kombat X, Super Smash Bros, and so on.
Created by Legacy Games, Crayola has released a new app for kids to enjoy. Crayola DJ is an app that allows kids, ages 6-10 (according to the press release), to be DJs using touch controls. Players will be able to crossfade, mix, tempo-slide, and scratch to their heart's content. There are five different styles of music, distributed over the near 100 exclusive tracks, that range from Hip Hop, to Pop, to Dance, and more.