In 2014 the Android platform truly came out of the long shadow cast by traditional video gaming platforms such as console, handheld and PC. This successful emergence and potential future domination has been accredited to Android gaming's ability to appeal to the casual, relapsed and new gamer.
As gaming applications continue to dominate the Android market, there is considerable scope for developers to produce innovative titles that not only offers endless hours of gameplay entertainment, but also captivates a worldwide audience who download the app in their millions. Every genre is suitably catered for via a plethora of gaming apps which offer a unique angle through excellent use of graphics, gameplay physics and animation that put gamers in the thick of the action.
It’s fair to say that playing a golf game on a phone’s touch screen doesn’t sound like the most ideal choice, but if you like the idea of being able to think and play golf while on a commute or anytime you’re out and about, then there are certainly some android golf games that have proven themselves worthy of a download.
Today, software development is one of the largest and fastest growing digital industries, and for good reason. The explosion in personal computing devices such as smartphones and tablets in recent years has opened up a massive new market of users and potential experiences that developers are keen to dig their talons in to. Writing and releasing software isn't as easy as one might initially envisage however, the most testing stumbling block often being the issue of choosing which operating system to release upon. Many developers simply decide to release cross-platform software in order to trump this issue, but what benefits does this particular approach yield?