Day: 6 December 2016


Good news, Google has made app and game updates smaller once again

One of the problems with mobile gaming isn’t so much the games themselves, but the download sizes. This holds true with not just your initial update of a big game, but also the subsequent updates that games and apps get that also are big. If you have unlimited data on your plan, then this doesn’t matter much either way. However, if you don’t have unlimited data, the last thing you want to do is chew up a large chunk of your data downloading a 1GB game update.


Twitch’s app will soon be getting video calls and more features through Curse

A couple of months ago Twitch bought Curse, which started off as a communication suite for gamers to use while in game but has since expanded greatly in what that platform provides. Since then the team at Twitch has been working on integrating Curse’s suite of communication tools into its platform, and now it looks like video calling has finally arrived for Twitch. To start, it is now available for desktop users, but mobile support is in the works.


Help stop a time traveling mad scientist from rewriting history in Kelving and the Infamous Time Machine

Released by Blyts, Kelvin and the Infamous Time Machine is a point-and-click adventure that’s now available on Android. In this game, players will assume the eponymous role of Kelvin, whose job is to assist the mad scientist Dr Edwin Lupin. This same Dr Lupin is, as of late, feeling especially slighted in the department of notoriety, building a time machine nets him only ridicule.


Rescue a cursed princess, in a story told in stained glass in Little Briar Rose, now available from Google Play

Released by Mangatar, Little Briar Rose is a point-and-click adventure that’s recently been released on Android. What sets this game apart from others is its visuals. To wit, the game is designed with hand drawn visuals to look like it’s been entirely done in stained glass, even drawing its inspiration from the introduction of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.