Day: June 6, 2014

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Game News

It’s bundle time! Today we’ll be looking at the new iKOiD deal.

In case you’re not familiar with it, iKOiD is a game bundle site, much like Humble Bundle, except this one is dedicated specifically to Android games. The bundle offers a bunch of games (usually 5) at a fixed price and no tier-packs. Generally this will result in an overall 70%-80% discount DRM-free games for you to download and enjoy, with 14 days period for you to make a purchase if you’re interested.

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Hardware News

Google announces Project Tango tablet, collaborates with NVIDIA and many others

First Oculus Rift, now Google’s Project Tango. It seems that virtual reality might actually be closer to us than we all expected based on how fast the technologies geared for it are advancing. For those of you who don’t know yet, Google has been working with a multitude universities, companies, and research labs for this project. What exactly is it? Well, Google plans to develop devices capable of human-scale understanding of space and motion- that is to say: sense and depth of the real 3D world. This just opens up possibilities in every field such as map apps as well as implications on the next generation of gaming.

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Game News

Gameloft announces Spider-Man Unlimited, releases new E3 teaser trailer for Modern Combat 5: Blackout

As E3 2014 approaches, we’ve already reported on the fact that Gameloft has about 4-5 additional titles that they will be revealing during the big video game conference. Well it seems the company didn’t want to wait when it comes to one of those games and they have released a new announcement trailer, announcing a game called Spider-Man Unlimited.

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Game News

Android Game Sale Round-Up: Radiant Games Birthday Sale, Earth and Legend and more

The sale gods have been quite busy this week, giving us android fanatics a lot to be excited about. This week features a ton more of games compared to the last 2 weeks’ listing. Highlighting this week’s round up: the 4th anniversary sale of Madfinger Games’ Samurai II: Vengeance, and the huge 86% off sale of the highly rated multiplayer RPG, Earth And Legend.  Developer Radiangames is also holding a 50% off sale for nearly all of their games listed on the Play Store to celebrate the dev’s birthday. There are many more games on sale including remakes of awesome strategy games from the past so definitely check that out as well.

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Game News

[Updated] Debunking Tim Cook’s speech during WWDC 2014

Apple has a long history of antagonizing its competitors, be it the award winning “1984” Super Bowl commercial which depicts IBM as a totalitarian menace, the “Toasted” ad which ridicules Intel processors for being too slow, or the long running “Get a Mac” ad campaign which pit a svelt and witty Justin Long (“Mac”) against a frumpy and stodgy John Hodgman (“PC”). Given the aforementioned legacy, no one should be surprised when Apple takes jabs at Google and its Android operating system. What is surprising is watching Tim Cook get on stage at WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) to spread misinformation.

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Hardware News

NVIDIA Shield 2 spied on FCC website

There are many speculations and no real confirmations on when the next generation NVIDIA Shield console is going to release. Since NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang hinted on the next iteration of the console late in 2013, the android gaming community has been cracking up with rumors on the said device’s release date. Earlier this week, 2 FCC filing diagrams from the company surfaced and one of those may just be the Shield 2.