More OUYA news coming out of the DICE Summit that is going on right now and this time it is in regards to developers who want to get their games onto the Android powered console. OUYA is promising that there will be a quick approval process for developers and their submitted games.
It seems this is a busy week for Lodsys as more and more developers are coming out to reveal that they have received the patent infringement welcome package from Lodsys over the last couple of days. Newest one to add to the list is Micabyte and their game Pirates and Traders.
OpenFeint has been quite successful on Android and already boasts over 700 games under belt that run some sort of OpenFeint features in their games. Today though OpenFeint is announcing that it has already begun rolling out a new update which brings a whole new level to their social gaming features.
Marat Zayzullin has been coding emulators for a fair amount of time. His emulators are already on 3 platforms: Windows, Symbian and PocketPC and now we can add a forth platform to that list, Android. Marat has brought over all seven of his emulators onto the Android platform which covers various console systems.
AndEngine is a game development engine designed for Android. It has been an open source project that was started by Nicolas Gramlich who I’ve had the pleasure of talking to on and off for the last year or so. Well today I received a neat little email from him with some great news, Zynga Mobile has snatched him up!
OpenFeint has been busy it seems with providing developers more ways to be successful on the Android platform. Today they are launching an expansion to their OFX platform and offering up a new set of tools for developers to use to create free-to-play games for Android. Maybe you’ll make the next smash hit Freemium game?
One of the most unusual games available for Android, Godville is ideal for busy or lazy gamers – because it pretty much plays itself. Confused? It is basically an RPG game where you are not the main character for once but instead the deity he worships. We spoke to the development team to clear a few things up…
Honeycomb has been out for awhile now, about a month or so, and yet the source code has not been released to the public. As of late, rumors of Google tightening it’s control over the Android OS have been floating around, mostly directed at manufacturers and their user interface overlays that they stick on their devices most of the time.
OpenFeint originally started doing the “wave of releases” back when they first came to Android, announcing 10+ games at a time with OpenFeint integrated into them. They haven’t done it in awhile but it seems to be back as yet another wave of great games has been announced and landed on the Android Market.
It is time to bring the joins of check-ins and badges to earn to Android games just like it is when you check-in with Foursquare or any other number of services that are similar. This time around though, thanks to HeyZap, you don’t actually have to go anywhere to check-in and earn badges, you just need to play Android games.