It seems Google is starting to put it’s foot down when it comes to the Android Market. And apparently they haven’t finished laying down the law with finally requiring high resolution screenshots of all games and applications added to the store. They’ve gone one step further in a recent announcement and now will mandate content ratings of everything on the store.
An anonymous tipster has images of Motorola’s first smartphone featuring nVIDIAs gaming focused (and let’s not forget to mention very powerful) mobile chipset. With nVIDIA’s chipset around the corner could Motorola be one of the few premiere Tegra 2 OEMs? And if so, what does it mean for TI’s relationship with Motorola?
At today’s press event, Acer officially announced “100% phone, 100% tablet” in conjunction with their tablets, launching April of next year. Acer’s yet to be named phone will have the second generation snapdragon and it will be paired with a brilliant 4.8 inch screen and impressive new controls choices.
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm is just around the corner and it is a safe bet a lot of people who play games on their Android phones also play PC/Console games. Out of those there is probably a big percentage who play WoW or used to and are planning to get back into it with this new expansion. Here are some of the best utility apps for WoW players.
It’s good to see some more quality platform games hitting the Android Market. A new one released a couple of days ago by Carbon Crystal Games called Droid Odyssey looks like another very promising one to add to the list. Currently in beta form, this game offers up classic platform-style gaming but with a twist!
Com2Us has just released their very popular puzzle game, Slice It!, onto the Android platform. However, unlike Com2Us’ previous Android game releases, this time around they have decided to only make it available on GetJar. While not a complete snub of the Android Market, it is interesting that they took this route.
Cedemo announced today that they have launched their “Video Game Barcode Scanner App” onto the Android Market. This application will let you scan the barcodes on video games you are looking to buy to help you make the best choice. While not an actual game, most Android gamers play games on other systems, which is why we are reporting on this.
As the title suggests, if you haven’t had enough Angry Birds in your life so far then there is good news for you! Dubbed International Angry Birds Day, this December 11th, 2010, there will be meet-ups around the world to celebrate Angry Birds. Currently there are 117 meet-ups planned at the time of writing this with more to surely be organized.
We have some pretty sweet tablets available to us now like the Galaxy Tablet and in the near future such as the Notion Ink and it seems that Acer is getting into the game too. They are releasing anything half-assed either with their upcoming 10.-inch and 7-inch tablets that they just announced today at the Acer press conference.
Another wave of Android games with OpenFeint is set to be unleashed onto the Android Market today. While not as big as previous waves, this one has a total of 8 games, officially, set to land on the market today. I say officially because usually there are a few more developers who time their games with OpenFeint to come out during these waves.