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.
Valve has finally gotten around to updating their official Steam application on Android, changing the User Interface to reflect more of a Material design look instead of the old UI it had which honestly was pretty ugly. Of course looks aren't everything and the app usually did its job, but having a nice looking application always helps.
If you play video games on either console or PC, then you probably have heard of Curse. They have a network of video game related news websites, pro eSports teams, game wikis, and a ton of other features, all of which relates to video games on pretty much every platform out there. Their VOIP chatting service, Curse Voice, now has an official Android app that people can now use.
Tearaway is a platformer, set in a word where everything inside (villains, landscape, protagonist, etc) are all made of colored paper. It was originally released for the PS Vita, with another version coming to the PS4 this Fall with a similar name, Tearaway Unfolded. Along with the console release will come a companion app that allows a second player to partake of the experience as well.
Tom Clancy's The Division is a new game announced today (as finally arriving soon) during Ubisoft's press conference and there was also supposed to be a companion app coming along with this game as well. This app won't put your face on a character like the newly announced companion app for NBA Live 2016 EA showed off earlier today. Instead it was something much cooler than that.
EA held their press conference today at E3 3015 and during the part where they showcased the next NBA game coming from them, the company brought out a phone and began showing off a companion app for NBA Live 2016 which allows players to add themselves as a character skin.
YouTube has their main application for mobile devices and it does a pretty good job already. However, because gaming is so big in general, YouTube will be releasing a secondary app which is geared towards gaming videos and content on YouTube, and nothing else. It's a pretty interesting move as it puts them in direct competition with Twitch as well as some of the smaller streaming apps.
Machinima has finally released their application onto Google Play today, after being in the works for quite some time now. Machinima started off as a YouTube channel that would post videos that were made using the assets within a game to make original content, whether that be a movie, a short story, a humorous clip, and even music videos. The main thing was that is used assets from games to create this content. Over the years Machinima has expanded to cover all kinds of content creation including live action movies and so on. It is still based around video games most of the time.