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’s fragmented mobile games market”.
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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.
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.
In the world of mobile game streaming and viewing there are a few major players. One of those is YouTube Gaming, which allows users to not just watch live game streams but also stream their own gameplay right from their Android device. Twitch also has their application, but is mainly for just watching streams, unless you have a Shield device. Mobcrush is another company in the streaming scene who has been out for a bit now but mainly in an open beta sort of status.
Released by Neverstill Mobile, GameFans is a new app that curates gaming news. The idea is that the people behind the app will select what they feel is the best stories worth reading that are gear to gaming, and then readers can up- or down-vote the stories from there.
As eSports continue to rise in popularity, it should come to the surprise of no one that a site focusing on the topic, namely PvPlive.net, would now be releasing an Android app. In their new app, they cover things such as scores (including live scores that are up to the second), highlights, analysis, and so on.
eSports as an industry has come a long way in the last 10 years, growing a lot in size in pretty much every way possible including with the creation of mobile eSports tournaments and games. Needless to say there are plenty of avenues in which to keep up with all the goings-on when it comes to eSports. Yahoo has launched their own mobile application dedicated to eSports coverage.
Our friends over at Bluestacks have announced a new feature that has been released for their Android game emulation platform. This new features allows user to now stream their gameplay live to Twitch with one single button tap. On top of that, users can curate what streams they want to watch right from within the Bluestacks app player.
Another platform geared towards pre-launch registrations for Android games is now available on Google Play called EXP Game. Similar to Prelaunch.me, EXP Game allows users to browse through a variety of games that are currently in pre-registration status before it officially launches on Google Play.
In other EA and Star Wars news, EA has decided to release a new Star Wars Battlefront companion app which has plenty of features that one would expect from an app of this nature, as well as a new mini-game you game play called Base Command. Users will be able to earn in-game credits that can be used to unlock Star Cards, blasters, and more in the actual Star Wars Battlefront game.