Tag: applications

Core-Android-App
Game News

Core is a new mobile app that focuses on mobile gaming videos and live streams

There is a new application that has just been released onto Android and iOS that will be focusing solely on mobile gaming videos, live streams, and news called Core. Staffed by some fairly heavy hitters from the video games industry, including former Machinima VP of content strategy Matthew Cohen as CEO, the app’s goal is to “help solve the discovery and community problem in today‚Äôs fragmented mobile games market”.

AirJamz-Music-Android-App
Game News

The AirJamz Music App has made it’s way onto Android this morning

AirJamz Music by Zivix LLC isn’t necessarily a game, but it isn’t just an application either, but a bit of both depending on how you look at it. What this neat little application does is allow for users to make music using the app and any physical movements you happen to do while it is running. This is, of course, assuming you have the official AirJamz toy that goes along with this application.

LeapDroid-Android-Emulator
Game News

LeapDroid Game Player is a new fast Android emulator for your PC

Emulators are certainly not new when it comes to the Android platform. There’s pretty much an emulator for everything you could want, whether it is for running console or PC games on your Android device, or the exact opposite, which is running Android games on your PC. There’s a new emulator that has just received its first public release called LeapDroid and it claims to be the fastest Android emulator in the world.

Smartboy-Android-Device-Emulator
Hardware News

Smartboy accessory by Hyperkin can turn your phone into a functional Gameboy

As a kid, I remember enjoying a few different types, be they the Tiget handhelds, my brother’s Game Gear, or Nintendo’s Gameboy, all of which (plus more later) enabled gaming “on the go. Hyperkin is a company that has been working on an emulator that runs Gameboy games, and is dubbed the Smartboy. “Big Deal!”, I might hear you say. Well, it might interest you, dear skeptic, to know that this emulator is different from just downloading and running ROMs in two ways.

RiftCat-VRidge-Android-App
Game News

RiftCat updates their VRidge Android application with SteamVR / OpenVR support

RiftCat has an application called VRidge for Android which allows users of Android-based VR headsets, such as Google Cardboard, to play PC Virtual Reality games on those non-PC VR headsets. Today’s announcement is a big one, which is an update to VRidge that adds SteamVR and OpenVR support. This essentially means that if you own a Google Cardboard VR headset you can play most, if not all, SteamVR games without needing to pay $799 to own an HTC Vive.