Way back in April of 2011 we talked about GameStop who had been developing their own rumored game streaming service called Spawn, the software of which they purchased from another company called Spawn Labs. Now, after all this time, it looks like the service will finally become a reality next year and will be available for tablets, TVs and PCs.
Something that a lot of people have wanted looks to be finally making its way to the Google Play store. A new update for the Google Play store APK has started rolling out and with this update comes not a whole lot visibly different. Yet when Android Police searched through the APK file, they found something very interesting, the ability to redeem Gift Card codes.
Along with the announcement of Asus and Wikipad partnering with Sony to bring Playstation Certification to their devices at Sony's GamesCom 2012 press conference, Sony also announced Playstation Mobile, the official re-branding of the Playstation Suite and along with that, some details on how it will work.
Gamescom is underway and today during Electronic Arts' press conference, they announced that their Origin game store would be arriving on Android at some point. Interesting news considering yesterday's story about EA looking to Windows 8 mobile as their possible central platform focus for mobile gaming.
Some interesting news today once again regarding Glu Mobile but this time it has nothing to do with zombies or shooting them in the face. This actually has to do with Glu decided to drop what must have been a decent chunk of change as they have just announced their acquisition of GameSpy from IGN.
The OnLive game streaming service is already available for Android devices thanks to their application on Google Play. It is also starting to become available pre-installed on some Google TVs as well such as the LG Smart TV (G2 series) via a future software update and the VISO Co-Star. However, that leaves other Google TV owners without OnLive but that will soon be changing.
A lot of people like to use Chainfire3D to get games that normally wouldn't run on their Android device for whatever reason, usually due to particular devices or chipsets not being supported by the game. Well the developer of Chainfire3D and the SuperSU apps has issued a warning about repacked copies of both applications that are now floating around.
One of the more bits of interesting news flying around the internet right now is the fact that Sony is investing in cloud game streaming and is doing so with the now confirmed purchase of cloud game streaming service Gaikai for a reported $380 million, a bit less than the rumored $500 million Gaikai was apparently looking for a week and a half ago.
Coming hot off the Google I/O 2012 Day 1 Keynote event, there was a lot of information that came out of this press event. One large chunk of information which everyone should know about happens to be regarding the Google Play store which just had it's web version updated.
Game Informer has been a publication in the gaming section for a long time, somewhere in the neighborhood of 20 years. While their mainstay has been physical publishing of their magazine as well as their website, Game informer is now expanding their digital magazine offering onto Android for tablet owners.
Not sure if you’ve noticed but there is an app called AppSales that has been floating around for a few months now that tracks drops in prices of games and apps on Google Play. For avid Android gamers, AppSales obviously comes in handy to get games at a lower than usual price.