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You know that when Google I/O is only days away and the company begins to roll out updates to their applications, that it’s going to get people’s attention. Well, the current update to ‘Google Play Services’, from v3.0.27 to v3.1.36 , is no exception. Ron Amadeo over at AP has done his usual teardown on the APK and has found some exciting additions to the app, including the up-and-coming Google ‘Play Games’.
Google Play Games is a new service which is expected to be announced at Google’s I/O. We have heard rumours floating around about what Google Play Games actually is, but now we all but have proof. Play Games will include a bunch of different features including …
If you’ve already finished robbing and killing everyone on the ten year anniversary edition of Grand Theft Auto 3 and are itching for more, it’s time to put on that Hawaiian shirt, leg warmers, hair spray and listen to some 80s power ballads.
Set in the 80s with a Miami (Florida) theme, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City has made its way to Android.
Filled with cars that look like Ferrari Testarossas and Corvettes, tunes from the 80s, and The Pole Position Club (you can figure that one out yourself), you can climb your way to the big crime kingpin of Vice City at the expense of the unworthy others.
Ready to take on Vice City? You can get it now …
Have you been waiting to bring out the inner hoon in Need for Speed Most Wanted? Or are you the quiet productive type who values an office suite to keep up with some serious portable word processing, spreadsheets and presentations? Perhaps you value a launcher that has big simple buttons to keep you from squinting at the screen or staring at it 5cm from your face?
Well, if you’re like me and like saving a quick buck, head over to Google Play today for a sale on a huge list of apps!
If you’re wondering why all the sales happiness, it’s because overnight the USA went into crazy Black Friday mode – a day when huge retailers put on …
Is your android app library lacking a few high-end games? Have you finished all the Angry Birds levels and require a challenge? Do your friends mock your ongoing obsession with Draw Something and its lack of 3D graphics?
Well then listen up because I’ve got the deal for YOU!
*The picture on screen changes from black and white to colour and suddenly all the people have big relieved smiles on their faces*
Ok, terrible infomercial stereotypes aside, if you have been considering paying to get yourself some games for your android device, then this is a good place to start. Gameloft for a limited time have 4 games each for iOS and Android (three are the same, and each …
The Humble Bundle is back again for its fourth take on bringing indie games to users. For those of you who don’t know the Humble Bundle is a way to support charity, indie developers and get your own gaming fix.
The Humble Bundle is a bundle of games in which you are able to pay anything you like for them. The games are often big titles made by Indie developers, this time featuring Splice, Eufloria, Waking Mars, Michinarium, Crayon Physics Deluxe, Superbrothers: Sword & Sorcery EP.
However, it’s not all about the games. The way in which the HB works is that you are able to donate exactly as much as you like to obtain all of these games. Heck, …
That’s right. The one, the only Angry Birds series is back with yet another game. This time, however, they haven’t just gone to the brim of space but have also travelled to a far far away place, way back in time. Yeah, you’ve got it – Star Wars has joined the game (no pun intended).
The developers Rovio have followed up their latest game in Bad Piggies with this new Angry Birds title. I’ll let the birds themselves take it from here on Google Play:
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… a group of desperate rebel birds faced off against a galactic menace: the Empire’s evil Pigtroopers!
Rebel birds, striking from a hidden base, have won
If you love the GTA series of games, then you’ll love this. We reported yesterday that GTA: III’s 10 year anniversary edition for Android is on-sale for just $0.99.
However, if you grew up as a player of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City then you’ll be happy to hear that developer Rockstar games is brining the famed game to our favourite platform at the end of this spring.
Here’s what the developer had to say in their post on the matter:
This upcoming version will bring the full experience to mobile devices, featuring native high-resolution graphics and several enhancements unique to the iOS and Android platforms.
I’m incredibly excited to have a go at this game. If it’s anything …
It’s been ten years since the launch of Grand Theft Auto III, and Rockstar Games is celebrating by discounting this iconic game to $0.99.
If you’ve been living under a rock, the Grand Theft Auto line of games let you play a bad-@## protagonist performing missions to make your way through criminal society (to be read as steal, kill, blow up things, do drive by shootings, visit adult venues and all those cool things) becoming meaner and badder as you go along.
In Grand Theft Auto III you play as Claude, a criminal who was previously betrayed by his girlfriend. After being released from prison, Claude enters Liberty City where he has to make his way back into the criminal …
Editor’s Update: It appears as though the release for Google Play has been delayed by a week, while the Xbox Live and Steam versions are available. Here’s what EXOR Studios had to say on the official website:
we have to inform that the Release of the Android version for Nvidia Tegra powered devices on Google Play has been moved for the next week.
Grab your keys and mounted guns, folks – because Zombie Driver HD is set to be released tomorrow on NVIDIA Tegra processor-powered Android devices and other major platforms.
Originally developed as a PC exclusive by EXOR Studios out of Poland, Zombie Driver HD brings old school vehicular combat with a the touch of a modern day …
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Remember the old days when video games were like Pac Man? You run forever around a board, collecting coins and killing bad guys; you die and it’s game over. Wind-up Knight brings that back in a fast-action game that’s demanding of your full attention and reflexes.
Once you start off, there is no turning back – you play a “wind-up” knight that runs and runs on a quest to save a princess from an evil wizard, collecting coins along the way.
You run through a series of obstacles – spikes that kill you, gaps in the floor that kill you, flame throwers that kill you, and murderous roosters, dogs and other assorted creatures that – …
Then developer behind the Angry Birds series, Rovio, has in recent times teased us about an upcoming title. No, it’s not the Bad Piggies game that has much of the world still gladly enjoying. Rovio has decided that us mobile gamers need just a little bit more this Spring and will be officially launching their brand new game in early November.
Come November 8th we’ll be pardon to the launch of Rovio’s latest game, Angry Birds Star Wars. We’re not sure what the game play will entail, but we are sure to see some fun spin on the popular trilogy. Stay tuned on this one.
Update: The Bad Piggies title is now live in the Google Play Store! Go and download it!
Rovio’s always been one of Android’s greatest and most successful developers. They’ve been behind the great hit that is the Angry Birds series and the lesser known games like Amazing Alex.
This time, Rovio has decided to release a game that is not too dissimilar from Angry Birds. In fact, it takes one of the main characters and focuses on him/her/them. You’d probably know these little green fellas as the ‘Bad Piggies’ that keep stealing those darn eggs.
Anyway, the Facebook page for Bad Piggies made a status early this morning letting us all know that the launch is tomorrow (or late …