For those of you who root your Android phone, tablet or any other Android-powered device for that matter, there is some good news today. According to a thread over at XDA, some developers have been working on CWM recovery for Ouya and today have officially announced that Ouya now has an unofficial port.
Back in April Amazon announced that it had some pretty big plans for expanding their AppStore to more countries, 200 or so of them actually. Well it looks like those plans have finally come to life with the AppStore's new update to version 5.0. This expansion doesn't just means you can look at the AppStore in awe and wonder but actually take advantage of all the features it comes with.
A Kickstarter project is now up and running for a rather interesting, and conceptually amazing, application that will allow anyone using graph paper and a pencil to literally draw their own game. From the designs on the graph paper that you have drawn, the application will read that and convert it into a game which you can then share with your friends.
Interesting news today as TwitchTV and Kabam have formed a partnership to bring Kabam game discovery and gameplay to the live game streaming service. This partnership integrates both of those factors not only into the web version of TwitchTV but also into the Android application as well.
Touch Pilot already has one of these apps available on Google Play which allows you to turn your Android tablet into a gaming control to use with your PC when playing flight games. The company is now planning to release Tilt Racer tomorrow which does pretty much the same thing with your Android device but for PC racing games this time.
A source port of the Return to Castle Wolfenstein engine called RTCW4A has landed on Google Play and somehow slid under the radar for over a month without being seen. Originally released back in April of this year, RTCW4A brings the Return to Castle Wolfenstein engine to Android so you can play the game on your Android device.
Over the weekend the new Google Play APK was ripped apart by the folks over at Android Police and inside the APK's gooey innards were source files for the alleged Google Play Games service we have been talking about on and off for over two years. It looks like Google I/O 2013 will more than likely have an announcement announcing the official Google game center type of service we've all been wishing for.
TestFlight is an interesting service that has been in closed beta for a little while now. What this service does is provide Android developers an area that makes it much more easy to run any sort of public beta for their application or game that they may be working on. Instead of having to put the beta version of your game on Google Play, or provide a self-hosted or cloud-based download and having people manually install your beta, TestFlight allows people to download and install a beta version of your game off the internet and onto their device.
A new social gaming platform application has been released today onto Google Play called ImGame. Developed by ImGame LLC, this application does something that, for the most part, most other social gaming applications don't do and that is allows cross-platform checking in and online notifications.
Ubisoft is working the hype train with the release of a trailer that shows off their upcoming companion service (and companion application) for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag called The Watch. This companion service and application will be available to players who have pre-ordered the Pirate themed edition of the Assassin's Creed Saga.
Interesting news today from Google who have updated their Content Policy (the Dangerous Products section) for the Google Play store with a new little snippet of information that states developers must now go through the Google Play store when pushing updates to their games or applications. Up until now it wasn't mandatory to push an update through Google Play which means developers were allowed to push their updates for their games or applications directly to a user's device.