A little update has come around for Google Play that should make developers and some of us media folk happy. Google has now begun showing the actual download size for games and apps available on Google Play. Up until now, there has just been a general size listed, if one was listed at all. Many of them just say ‘Varies per Device’.
Back in 2014 The Pokemon Company released the official Pokemon TV application for Android. Then in 2015 it received Google Chromecast support. Today the Pokemon TV app has received another update which brings with it a few new features, as well as new episodes for one of the bigger series users can watch.
Windows users already have a few options available to them when it comes to running Android on your PC, and today a new one has officially launched called Koplayer. This application allows you to run one or more instances of Android on your Windows machine.
Google seems to have been very busy as of late, recently having released an update to their YouTube Gaming application for direct live gameplay streaming from supported Android devices to YouTube Gaming. Now Google Play Games has been updated as well with the ability to record yourself playing games on your Android device.
The Twitch application for mobile devices keeps getting better and better and this new update that arrived today is no exception to that either. This latest update brings another feature a lot of people have been wanting for some time: on-demand VODs to watch.
Nintendo Virtual Boy may not be the worst failure in gaming history, but it was definitely Nintendo’s biggest mistake. In case you were eager to play its small library of games but didn’t want to spend money on a Virtual Boy, you can now use an emulator with Google Cardboard.
DigitalD20 is a company with a mission and that mission is to bring technology into the world of tabletop RPG gaming. They are hoping to accomplish this through the use of tablets and an overall platform of modules, a synchronized interface between players and the Game Master, interactive maps and more. We say “they are hoping” because currently this project is up on Kickstarter looking for additional funding.
Ubisoft announced Just Dance Now, an app that will work in tandem with the upcoming game Just Dance 2015, the newest entry in the popular dance game series. The app lets players join in the game by using their phone as a controller. It only works for select songs though. Built in accelerometers in most devices allow this to be possible. There is no set limit to how many dancers can join in when using the app, as shown in the trailer for the game.
Google’s Play Store app is getting an update today that has already begun to roll out which will be bringing a bit more social activity to the application. This new version (4.5.10 for those of you keeping track) will introduce a new social activity feed for you to check out.
Square Enix has been beta testing their newest MMORPG in the Final Fantasy franchise for awhile now and with the game’s actual release people have been having their own issues with trying to get onto the servers to play. It’s a good problem for a company to have when that many people are trying to log into their game. Sucks for the players though until more server power is added.