Tag: developers

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MoboSquare – Foursquare for application and games?

In our previous post below about a game called SheepRun, we mentioned that it has MoboSquare integrated into it. Not having heard of MoboSquare, we decided to look into it. What we found was actually pretty interesting. Having never been a fan of check-in services like Foursquare personally, MoboSquare is basically Foursquare… for apps and games.

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Freemium – The next step for the Android Market

Freemium has been a business model I’ve mentioned in numerous articles since this site started. Everything from online MMORPGs to iOS games use it and it can be incredibly successful, especially if you have a very popular game. A report came out Thursday, Oct 14, 2010 from Flurry regarding the shift that is currently happening in revenues ads and virtual goods sales.

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Android may go big at IMGA

International Mobile Gaming Awards, commonly known simply as IMGA is at it again! IMGA is currently accepting mobile applications to be tested, weighted and judge against the top games out there for mobile platforms. IMGA has been in the mobile gaming awards mix for 7 years in which they have aimed “to recognize and reward the best innovator”.

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VDCC: Unreal Engine and Android – More Proof

VDC (Verizon Developer Community) Conference just ended and we happen to attend it looking for any little tidbits of information that we could find. While not expecting anything groundbreaking at VDCC we did however dig up some juicy information regarding a few items. One of which was right in the opening session on the first day.

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ngmoco games coming to Android soon!

You may or may not remember about a post we made a little over a month ago about Google Ventures investing in the large iOS game publisher ngmoco. We also stated that any investment made by Google, Google Ventures, Google Pancakes or whatever, regardless of how separate they are, has meaning. Well look at this…ngmoco has an Android job posting!

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Kongregate Android/Flash Contest

Although the iPhone recently announced it will more then likely be supporting Flash soon (surprise surprise), Kongregate has long supported gaming on mobile phones since the idea of Flash on Android came to light and was one of the first sites to make their games playable on Android devices. Well now developers have a chance to win part of almost $30,000 in prizes!

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OpenFeint Comes To Android

The big news so far today is the announcement that OpenFeint will be coming to Android. OpenFeint is a social gaming network that enables developers to share leaderboards and achievements, buddy lists and other various social elements across various platforms such as iOS and now Android. This will also integrate Google Checkout and the release of Game Spotlight app.