Tag: Games

18 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including Daywise, Hidey Hole, and Dota Pro Circuit (3/9/19 – 3/23/19)

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous two weeks or so. Today I have an excellent notification scheduler, a camera hole wallpaper app from Chainfire, and a Dota Pro Circuit app from […]

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Here’s how Google Assistant can help you get a Play Store refund

In one of those TIL moments, it turns out that you can ask Assistant for a Play Store refund. That’s cool, right? The big caveat (for some of you) is that you must be using US English for this. Otherwise, here’s what Google says to ask/tell Assistant to get the process rolling. Cancel my Google […]

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34 temporarily free and 32 on-sale apps and games to start the weekend, including Baldur’s Gate

Article Contents Another week is coming to a close, so here’s one final round of app sales to send you off into the weekend. Today’s list is shorter than Wednesday’s and arguably better, even including Hook and Baldur’s Gate, so have fun looking through what’s on offer today. Free Apps English for all! Pro $0.99 […]

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Razer and Tencent ink deal to optimize games for Razer phones

Razer Announces Mobile Gaming Collaboration with Tencent The world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers join forces with the world’s biggest game platform to supercharge mobile gaming March 21, 2019 04:51 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Razer™ (1337.HK), the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced a collaboration with Tencent Holdings Limited (“Tencent”), a […]

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[Bonus Round] Golf Peaks, Yume Nikki, Shieldwall Chronicles: Swords of the North, R.B.I. Baseball 19, Adrestia – Magic Battles, and Emoji Mine

Article Contents Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android games of the day that we couldn’t get to during our regular news rounds. Consider this a quick update for the dedicated gamers who can’t wait for our weekly roundups, and don’t want to […]

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Epic Games shows off amazing digital human technology with Troll demo

Epic Games showed an amazing demo of Troll, built with Unreal Engine technology by the team at Goodbye Kansas, Deep Forest Films, and 3Lateral. It’s yet another stellar example of “digital human” technology. Shown off at the State of Unreal talk at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Epic and its partners took another […]

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34 temporarily free and 49 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Article Contents Another week is half done and that means it’s time for another round of app sales. Today’s list is quite underwhelming, but that’s how it goes sometimes. Hopefully Friday’s roundup will be better. Free Apps PRO-Video player KM, HD 4K Perfect Player-MOV, AVI $3.49 -> Free; Sale ends in 4 days My vocabulary […]

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NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits is a beautiful puzzle-platformer, and it’s finally available on Android

NyxQuest started out as an indie WiiWare release in 2009. At the time it was heralded as “pure platforming bliss,” so of course the title was ported over to PC and then eventually iOS. Android for one reason or another never received a port, until today. Over the Top Games has finally released its beautiful […]

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Google’s Stadia uses Style Transfer ML to manipulate video game environments

At a press conference today during the 2019 Game Developers Conference, Google took the wraps off of Stadia, its cloud-powered gaming service, and demoed a particularly eye-catching feature: Style Transfer ML. Through style transfer, a machine learning technique that recomposes images in the aesthetic of other images, it enables game developers to map textures and […]

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Minecraft 1.10.0 adds new textures, shields, crossbows, and lanterns

A new Minecraft Bedrock update has landed on Android, and it brings along some cool new features, such as new textures, shields, crossbows, and lanterns. A new beta has also dropped recently, and it includes a few more textures as well as a text to speech function that can now read all dialog boxes and […]

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Jade Raymond will head Google’s own game studio, Stadia Games and Entertainment

Jade Raymond, former executive at Electronic Arts and Ubisoft, will serve as head of Google’s first-party game studio, Stadia Games and Entertainment, for the Google Stadia cloud gaming platform. “We are on the brink of a huge revolution in gaming,” Raymond said onstage at Google’s GDC 2019 event. As head of Stadia Games and Entertainment, […]

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Google formally reveals its new game streaming platform Stadia, works on basically any screen

Google just took the wraps off “Stadia,” its new multiplatform game-streaming service. Details are still sparse (the announcement is ongoing as we speak), but we’re pulling together all the pertinent details from Google’s GDC Keynote as we get them. Here’s what we know. Stadia follows last year’s Project Stream test, which Google views as a […]

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Google unveils Stadia cloud gaming platform to play games anywhere

Google CEO Sindar Pichai and executive Phil Harrison introduced Google’s cloud gaming platform, Stadia, at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. They also showed a Google-made Stadia controller that you can use to play games on any device. The vision is to make games accessible to everyone in the world, Pichai said. Google’s vast data […]

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Watch Google’s GDC 2019 keynote livestream here

If you fancy yourself a betting man, you’re probably taking the odds on Google’s chances of announcing a new game-streaming service today. After hearing whispers about it for weeks, it’s sure looking likely that we’re about to get all the details as part of Google’s GDC 2019 keynote address. That presentation is just about to […]

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Netmarble will globally launch The King of Fighters Allstar later this year

NETMARBLE CONFIRMS THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR WILL BE AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE IN 2019 Action RPG Game to Feature Every Character fromTHE KING OF FIGHTERS Franchise LOS ANGELES, California (March 19, 2019) – Netmarble US, Inc. today announced that THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR will be available in North America, Latin America and Europe in 2019. […]

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Sinespace teams up with Unity to sell do-it-yourself VR items in asset store

Sinespace maker Sine Wave Entertainment has teamed up with Unity Technologies to make its virtual reality marketplace objects available in the Unity Asset Store. Sinespace unveiled its Sinespace software development kit (SDK) in the Unity Asset Store at Unity’s Monday evening party, after the Unity press event at the Game Developers Conference. It also launched […]

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Call of Duty: Mobile is available for pre-registration on the Play Store

Activision and Tencent have teamed up to bring Call of Duty: Mobile to the West as a free-to-play release. The shooter was recently announced during a Unity keynote at the 2019 Game Developers Conference. This upcoming release is expected to bring together fan-favorite maps, modes, weapons, and characters from across the Call of Duty franchise, […]

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Dorian raises $2 million for immersive fiction app

Dorian has raised $2 million in funding for interactive storytelling for a new generation of readers. The San Francisco-based company is developing an “immersive fiction app” that is inspired by experimental storytelling such as Netflix’s Black Mirror: Bandersnatch TV show, where the viewers could make choices for the show’s characters. The money comes from game-focused […]

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Deloitte: U.S. consumers piece together their personalized entertainment experiences

U.S. consumers piece together their personalized entertainment experiences from multiple sources, according to Deloitte’s 13th edition of the its Digital Media Trends survey. Consumers have access to a dizzying array of digital media sources, and so they are taking their entertainment into their own hands to access their favorite content. One of the big growth […]

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Google Play opens pre-registration to all developers, increases App Bundle size limit, and more

Google’s big announcement for the Game Developer Conference (GDC) isn’t coming until tomorrow, but it isn’t all the company has planned. Google today announced a series of changes coming to the Play Store, primarily focused on game development, but also plenty of general-purpose features for developers. The most important change is that pre-registration is now […]

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