Tag Archives: Games

Google Creating A Multiplayer Back End For The Play Store

Google Play Services, still going under its old acronym of GMS, is a set of components integrated into apps that help connect to Google services. Google authentication, Google+ log in, Wallet support, all of those are components of GMS. Developers have to put those components into their apps to get these things working, so they can be put in… Read more

Users Spend The Most Time Of Their Smartphone Usage On Games

Flurry, an analytics company, has released a ton of information recently collected from smartphones of both the Android and iOS persuasion. This data revealed how people were spending their time using their smartphones, and for how long. And shockingly, people used their phones 2 hours and 38 minutes a day on average. The biggest use of time has been… Read more

OUYA Consoles Are Now Shipping To Backers

It’s been a pretty crazy road for the OUYA console. Starting as a simple Kickstarter, it exploded into incredible popularity, and the team got working. They created an affordable gaming console with its own app store, and sent it out to developers in a special edition clear shell. Those developers gave a ton of feedback, and the team changed many… Read more

GameStick Announces Its Own Game Store, Two Pre-loaded Titles

If you didn’t have enough to like about GameStick, they have announced more news to make the device much more appealing. The first is that the device will come with two titles pre-loaded, the titles being Smash Cop and the famous ShadowGun. It’s good to see such a big title on the device, free with your purchase. To make it even better, they announced… Read more

MOGA Pro Gaming Controller Launching April 15th For $50

Fans of the MOGA are surely excited for the MOGA Pro. The MOGA controller was an awesome concept, a Bluetooth controller with a big grip that holds your phone, but it didn’t come without its fair share of issues. Not only was game support minimal (the drivers are proprietary, though there are other methods to get it working available), but it wasn’t all… Read more

Humble Mobile Bundle Returns With 6 More Games

The Humble Mobile Bundle is back with six more games you can buy for any price you want. This time, the games are Contre Jour, Anomaly Korea, Plants vs. Zombies, and Bladeslinger. But if you pay more than the average (currently $5.45), you will also get The Room and the well known Metal Slug 3. It’s a very solid set of games that we’re sure any Android… Read more

GameStick Kickstarter Over, Raised An Impressive $648,000

The GameStick has been a surprising hit on Kickstarter, evolving from an interesting product with a $100,000 goal to a completely redesigned one with many more features and almost $648,000 pledged by the time the campaign was over. It also went through a period where its Kickstarter page was taken down because of an intellectual dispute, though that was… Read more