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.
In other streaming app news, Twitch has updated their application with a singular new feature, which happens to be a pop-out viewer. This pop-out viewer will let users continue to watch their current channel of choice on Twitch even when they have left the app itself.
Mobcrush is a relatively new service for gamers who want to stream gameplay while playing games on their mobile device. The difference between this and what Twitch does is that Mobcrush is completely mobile-based, where as Twitch is not. But what each one does is basically the same thing, which is allowing people to watch other people play games.
Gameflip is a mobile marketplace that has just launched which allows gamers to buy and sell games, whether new or used, as well as collectibles and gaming accessories. Pretty much every console has their own section for buying and selling games, ranging from Xbox One and Playstation 4 to old school GameCube titles.
Malware is nothing new for Android users to deal with, and mobile users in general for that matter. In fact all platforms have their issues with Malware. However there is a new one out there that is currently masquerading as an emulator for Nintendo games. What's even worse is that it basically makes you pay for it, and then proceeds to steal your data at the same time.
If you're a big Star Wars fan than you pretty much want everything that is related to the franchise. Well Disney has released a companion app for the entire franchise in order to make it easier to follow everything relating to Star Wars as well as some other interesting features like a full sound board to play with. You will even get notifications on your phone the moment a big announcement is made, so you can read all the details right away.
RetroArch is an emulator that has been available on Android for quite some time and is arguably one of the top emulators to have installed. This is a multi-platform multi-application emulator that pretty much covers everything you could want in a emulator, but wrapped up into a singular package. This new update brings a whole lot of changes and new features to RetroArch and if you have this installed, you'll want to grab this update.
AlphaDraft up until now has been completely browser-based, but today the company has announced that their mobile application with be coming to Android. The AlphaDraft app lets users watch eSports events as well as participating in both free and paid fantasy eSports leagues right through the app itself.