Samsung’s virtual reality platform led by the Gear VR is getting one of the most popular titles in the history of gaming. In 2016, Minecraft will be playable on the Gear VR.
At the Game Developers Conference today, NVIDIA announced they are adding two top game publishers to their library of streaming game titles for the the NVIDIA SHIELD with GeForce NOW Android TV device. NVIDIA says this will bring the total number of titles available to 100. The latest additions will be coming from SEGA and Warner Bros. who will combine to bring nine new titles to the platform. Read more
At the Game Developers Conference, Google announced several updates to the Google Play Games platform as part of their annual Developer Day event. Noting tremendous growth in the gaming community especially in terms of games reaching the 1 million install plateau, Google hopes the new tools will help developers improve monetization and grow their businesses. Read more
For those of you who are constantly wanting to visit Disney’s Magic Kingdom, you’ll be able to build up your own park later this week.
YouTube Gaming has expanded its video-sharing service and is now available to try in Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Ireland.
Electronic Arts and PopCap Games announced Plants vs. Zombies: Heroes today, aiming to release it on mobile platforms later this year.
Like so many games available for mobile devices, simplicity can lead to some intense frustration that can be used to drive the gaming experience. Flappy Bird capitalized on this in a huge way with a simple concept that required nothing more than some well-timed taps on the screen. Developer Itatake.com has released their own concept for a game called 99 Rockets that is based on a simple concept, but execution can result in long periods of fun or frustration, depending on how you feel about such games. Read more
theScore esports app received a major redesign of both the Android and iOS versions of the esports-centered app to recognize the one-year anniversary of the initial launch. Developers theScore, Inc. say the redesign not only brings a better, fresher look to the app, it will help users navigate to the news they are looking for in a much easier manner. Read more
Fallout Shelter was brought to Android devices last summer, and Bethesda’s first mobile game easily became one of the best within weeks and months after launching. The game was named one of Google Play’s Best of 2015 and over ten million people have installed it to-date. As Bethesda continues pushing out fresh content, Fallout Shelter just keeps getting better over time.
Today’s Fallout Shelter update, version 1.4, adds a number of new items and features.
From the makers of Clash of Clans comes Clash Royale, a real-time multiplayer game featuring gutsy troops, mystical spells and sturdy defenses.