Recently BlueStacks, a company best known for their software which allows select Android apps to run on PCs and Macs, announced their latest product, the GamePop. For those of you unfamiliar with GamePop, this is a home gaming console running Android to play Android games on but features a subscription-based business model where players can access all the games in full for a monthly fee.
Day: June 4, 2013
A few days ago we talked about SkyVu Entertainment and the fact that they would be bringing a new Battle Bears game to Android called Battle Bears Gold. This particular game is actually a full online multiplayer shooter where teams of four players go against other teams in arena style shooter combat.
Computex 2013 is well under way now and Toshiba has come out to announce that they will have two Tegra 4 powered Android tablets hitting the market next month called the Toshiba eXcite Pro and the Toshiba eXcite Write. When it comes to hardware, both tablets are pretty much identical to each other.
Gameloft is getting ready to start the hype machine up for their forth installment into the Gangstar franchise called Gangstar Vegas. The developer diary does show some of the environments that will be available in the game and goes over a few key features players can expect to find when the game is released.
Green Throttle has come up with a rather interesting plan to help promote and sell their controller system that essentially turns your Android device into a console where you can play multiplayer games with friends in person using two controllers and your Android phone or tablet. The company is offering up an affiliate program for indie developers to sign-up for where they will get paid commission should someone buy a controller through a developer.
Bolt Creative’s Pocket God game is a very popular title across a variety of platforms already. Well the company is planning on expanding the Pocket God franchise with a new spin-off game called Ooga Jump which, as you are probably guessing from the name, is one of those continuous jumping games.
Herocraft has launched a new game onto Google Play today called Tiny Token Empires. Originally this game has been released onto many platforms already including the Playstation 3 via the PSN, Xbox 360 via the XBLA, Steam for PC and even on iTunes. Now the game has finally come to Android thanks to the publishing efforts of Herocraft.
Last week the Android gaming-centric tablet Wikipad made its way through the FCC making the tablet’s release quite possibly happening soon. Well apparently that ‘soon’ now has an official date for the tablet’s US launch while a worldwide launch will follow shortly afterwards.