Developers and gamers alike might want to check out Appoke, especially after this update. While 3rd party app stores are nothing new, this update to Appoke now offering users the ability to pay for applications and games using PayPal. This feature is supposed to come to the Android Market at some point as well.
Day: December 15, 2010
DeNA is a huge social gaming network which recently purchased ngmoco and has 20.5 million registered users in Japan alone has now teamed up with Samsung to bring Mobage to Samsung Android devices. This won’t be strictly in Japan though because with this partnership, DeNA plans to bring this social gaming network to the global audience.
Pocket Gem, which recently changed their name from Streetview Labs in case you don’t recognize the new name, just finished a massive round of funding which netted the company $5 million. While this is great, better news is regarding their Tap series of games and the fact that they will be expanding onto Android.
D20Studios developed a little game you have probably never heard of or even seen. Called Hero Mages, it just won at the indiePUB awards for Technical Excellence. Table-top RPG fans will probably enjoy this the most although anyone who likes turn-based strategy games or RPGs could also appreciate this neat little title.
Earlier today reports were surfacing regarding people who recently purchased a game through Gameloft’s Android web store and ending up being double or triple charged for the transaction. For whatever particular reason, Gameloft still insists, even after this incident, to not use the Android Market for selling games.
Rocket Bunnies by Defiant Development has been staring me in the face all day on AppBrain. Sitting there in the top ‘Hottest Apps’ spot all day, defiantly waiting for me to play it. Once downloaded, I was treated to the beginning screen of what would become a very addictive game to play on my Nexus One.