Gameloft Live Brings Xbox Live Like Service Exclusively to Their Games

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Gameloft has been known to create some pretty amazing mobile games. These games include Backstab, Order and Chaos, Modern Combat, N.O.V.A. and so on. Some folk would suggest that these games are inspired if not derived from some ever popular PC and console games that are quite popular themselves. Well it looks like Gameloft is taking the next step in emulating services by creating Gameloft Live.

Those familar with services like Xbox Live, Playstation Network, Games for Windows, Wii, and so on know that these companies attempt to make gaming more social with the creation of personal profiles with customizable avatars. It was only a matter of time that we would see this move head towards mobile shores. While yes Microsoft is bring Xbox Live to Android and iOS operating systems Gameloft is looking to create something distinctly mobile.

Gameloft told Nibletz that they will be releasing the program for Android users as a soft launch for the time being. Users will be able to create avatars, decorate living spaces and even go as far to purchase additional clothing for your avatar. Other features include: » Read the rest

OpenFeint gaming network adds 230 games in 2 months, owns 25% of top gaming spots on Android Market

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Who doesn’t love some great mobile gaming? Well, Openfeint does, and they continue to dominate the mobile gaming market. According to a press release by OpenFeint today, the company has released a whopping 230 new games, of which 24 hold top gaming spots of the 100 most popular in the Android Market. OpenFeint, in our opinion, is really going headlong into this niche market, and really taking it by storm.

This isn’t even considering the fact that their new social network has made its way into all 700 titles available for Android. If you’re a dev who wants to get in with OpenFeint on their latest endeavors, be sure to hit up openfient.com/developers (developers, developers, developers…) and submit it. Let us know your thoughts in the comments, and hit the break for the full press release.

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