In-app game purchases are a very debatable topic in the gaming world, but I personally hate them. The only good thing is the games are usually free and buying things are only required to advance quicker. However, there is good news for the people like myself, in-app purchases are now 50% off for a limited time.
For the past week, Google has been running an end of year sale over on the Play Store slashing up to 90% off some of the finest mobile games money can buy, but, sadly, today is the final day you can snag yourself a bargain.
Samsung has released a useful new utility onto the Play Store that should be especially useful for gamers. The app, which is called Game Tuner, allows you to adjust the resolution and frame rate of specific games on your device for fine-tuning performance. Read more
Disney has removed many popular games from the Play Store. Disney says that by removing these games it will allow them to focus on building new and more engaging games for the future.
Square Enix is having a 50% sale on many of their wildly popular Final Fantasy games. The games are a ton of fun, but they come at a fairly high price tag for mobile phone games. However, from August 6, 2015 to August 13, 2015 Final Fantasy III, Final Fantasy IV, Final Fantasy V, and Final Fantasy VI will be 50% off making them now $7.99 each. The titles are also compatible with Android TV so you can play them on the big screen.
Quite a few hours are spent writing guides and reviews on apps to highlight which ones are worth a look. But have you ever wondered what we writers specifically pick out from the vast ecosystem of Android apps to run as our daily go-to’s?
Comcast has partnered up with the giant video game publisher EA to bring some gaming titles to Comcast’s X1 platform. This partnership has lead to a new service called XFINITY Games that’s launching in beta today that will allow you to play video games on your TV using your phone or tablet.
The service streams games over the internet to X1 set-top boxes and utilizes smart devices as a controller, so customers won’t need any extra equipment. Read more
Cartoon Network has launched a brand new racing game onto Google’s Play Store called Formula Cartoon All-Stars. The game features several characters and tons of tracks from Cartoon Network’s most popular franchises, including shows like Adventure Time and Regular Show, plus several others.
The gameplay offers a hectic cart-racing experience, not unlike Mario Kart. There are tons of boosts, items, and weapons to keep races exciting, and the control scheme is completely optimized for just one finger. Read more
Looking for a retro Pong-like game to play on your smartphone to kill a few times? A new game has launched on the Play Store called Switch Up that takes traditional pong-esque gameplay and twists it up into something that fits very well on a touch screen device.
The game offers an intuitive paddle tapping mechanic that involves the player bouncing a ball back and forth as long as possible to build up a high score. There are several difficulty levels and a way to share scores with your friends, so while it doesn’t offer a ton of depth, it’s a fantastic time waster. Read more
We knew Sega was planning on pulling several of its games from mobile app stores, although the company didn’t give any indication of which games were getting brushed under the rug. Thanks to some keen observers at PocketGamer, though, we have a list of exactly which 19 games are MIA from the Play Store. Read more