Originally announced back during CES 2015, Snail Games unveiled two gaming focused Android devices during that show, the OBox Android game console and the W3D Android gaming phone. We went hands-on with both of those and found that both were quite good for gaming. Today it appears the wait is finally over as Snail Games has announced that pre-orders are now available for the W3D.
Tag: gaming devices
A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched for a new product that was inevitably heading our way at some point, especially after the success of the OUYA Android-powered game console. This new product, called the MG, is being developed by PlayMG and is being touted as the first dedicated handheld gaming device powered by Android.
Archos is looking to take a piece of the Android gaming pie, at least in terms of hardware, and in the process will end up being the direct competitor of the Wikipad gaming tablet with Archos’ newly announced GamePad tablet. This Ice Cream Sandwich powered tablet will feature a full set of gaming controls, attached to either side of the tablet.
Yesterday Qualcomm came out with a statement to confirm that their new Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core chip would be arriving in an upcoming LG Android phone. Now we have LG teasing us with a video regarding this same exact phone as well as giving us a bit more information about the hardware.
More news regarding OUYA and future content that will be available when this Android-based home gaming console launches next year. It seems more and more companies are coming out to throw their weight behind the unit by supporting it with content for when it launches. The newest company to come out is OnLive and on top of that we get a look at the actual OUYA game controller.
There are plenty of these look-a-like or hybrid devices out there and the newest one making the rounds today is called the Droid X360. Basically this is a device that looks really similar to the PS Vita, without the rear touch pad, but also happens to be running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
Last week an Android-based gaming console called OUYA was announced, and it had its own Kickstarter page to garner funds from the public. What happened next was phenomenal by all accounts. They shattered many records on Kickstarter, among them the fastest campaign to reach $1 million and the most funds collected in 24 hours. Right now funding sits at just over $5 million with 22 days still to go.
ZTE is apparently making what they are calling the next ‘advanced Android gaming smartphone’ and we won’t have long to wait before it will be unveiled. In fact, according to reports, this new gaming smartphone will be officially unveiled on July 18th, which is tomorrow.
OnLive has made a few announcements already this E3, most of which are pretty cool in their own right but really has no bearing on Android gaming. However, one announcement does and that is the fact that OnLive is partnering up with LG and their Smart TVs with Google TV installed.
Yesterday a company called Power A announced a new gamepad for Android phones to use called the MOGA but aside from this little gadget being quite the good looking and very functional controller to use for Android gaming, it is also a complete suite for both developers and gamers to take advantage of.