Zeptolab’s King of Thieves available for free in the Play Store

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In late January, developer Zeptolab revealed King of Thieves with an unspecified release date. The game explores a new genre for Zeptolab, who made stayed close to the puzzle genre of Cut the Rope, by bringing together a few different ones. King of Thieves merges tower defense, platformer, and multiplayer elements. Now, the game is available for Android devices around the world.

Players evade traps and attacks while stealing gold from others. There are eighty levels to play go through alone and then players can compete with each other for superior placement on leaderboards. The game maintains the cartoon elements seen in Cut the Rope, but King of Thieves definitely has its own identity.

The game is free to download (with in-app purchases) and compatible with Android TV devices.

Hit the break for the trailer, gallery, and download links.


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Keep a lookout on Project Vulkan, it could drastically increase your mobile gaming experience

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You may think the graphics of the games on your mobile device are great, but in reality it could actually be a lot better than it currently is. Vulkan, which is a project that’s being worked on by the alliance behind the OpenGL video standard, lets app writers take direct control of graphics chips and wring out extra performance on many devices. In theory, this should allow you to experience richer graphical visuals along with smoother framerates. 


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NVIDIA enters the streaming box market with the Android TV-powered Shield

NVIDIA_Logo_01_TA_CES_2014The set-top streaming box market is already pretty crowded, with nearly every manufacturer offering some kind of streaming dongle or device. NVIDIA has been a holdout, but now they’ve announced a new Shield device designed specifically for streaming content to your television. The company already utilizes streaming technology with their portable Shield devices, so this move makes perfect sense.
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Carriers announce that they will carry the S6 and S6 Edge

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Despite a March 1 announcement, it appears that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be available after a bit, starting April 10. As such, carriers here in the US and abroad have announced that they will be carrying the new Galaxy flagship. Those include, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint in the US and Vodafone and Three in the UK. As far as pre-paid is concerned there are a few carriers that will carry the new Galaxy.


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Madfinger Games announces new first-person shooter with zombies

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Madfinger Games unveiled a new game titled Unkilled that drops players in New York City during a zombie apocalypse. This first-person shooter offers a complex storyline, weapon shop, and upgrades to keep players engaged. Madfinger Games explains that the zombie apocalypse outbreak is consuming New York City and players must fight zombies in an effort to stay alive.

Hit the break for more including the trailer.


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Ingress ready to take over the wrist via Android Wear

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Ingress, an augmented reality game produced by Niantic Labs, a company within Google, has announced support for Android Wear will be released next month. Users with smartwatches running the Android Wear system will have access to quickly see the locations of friendly and enemy portals on their device’s screen. Players will also be able to take actions to either defend or capture those portals as appropriate using the smartwatch interface.
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Rovio’s Bad Piggies reaches 100 million downloads, receives celebratory update

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Most of us have probably played at least one of the games from the popular Angry Birds franchise developed by Rovio, who has just announced that its Bad Piggies game has reached over 100 million downloads. That’s a pretty big number that includes download figures from Google’s Play Store, Amazon’s Appstore and Apple’s App Store. To celebrate, Rovio has updated the game to version 1.6, the details of which are below.


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