Fans of games on Facebook will likely be interested in knowing that fun times could be coming to the Messenger app that Facebook makes available for users. Since the launch of Messenger, third party apps have mostly been limited to those that enhance the communication aspects of the platform, giving users things like emojis, the ability to send sound clips, gif support and similar functions. Reports indicate uptake has been slow for these apps, so Facebook is planning to start pushing for games to expand to the platform in hopes of giving developers something a little “stickier” and with higher revenue potential. Read more
NVIDIA has just announced a new milestone for their GRID streaming service; full HD game streaming at 60 frames per second. The latest SHIELD Hub beta incorporates the higher resolution feature, and it’s expected to roll out to all devices by the end of May. Read more
While many companies are embracing mobile gaming with open arms, Nintendo has been a bit reluctant to enter the scene. However, Nintendo, with their recent partnership with DeNA, is now ready to jump in.
Plans are to release one game by the end of this year. Nintendo won’t just been releasing a single game, though. Immediately after the company’s 2014 earnings, CEO and President Satoru Iwata said that they plan on launching five mobile titles by March 2017.
Angry Birds Fight has just ventured into the Play Store for Asia Pacific countries. The game was initially limited to Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, so it’s good to know that Rovio is expanding availability to other regions as well. Read more
Google has just removed popular game Threes! from the Play Store, over alleged policy violations of Android’s premier app market. The developer said on Twitter that the game was removed over the use of the search keyword “2048” for the game. Read more
The latest Humble Bundle for Android is officially live, and there are several fantastic games supporting it. You’ll be able to pay whatever you’d like for access to The Last Express, Spaceteam, and Tilt to Live 2, with the option to adjust how much of your purchase price gets donated to the developers, Humble, and charity. Read more
Galaga and Tekken have teamed up to bring the unique Galaga:TEKKEN Edition game to the Google Play Store. This game brings characters of Tekken into the Galaga universe, mixing aspects of both games perfectly. Even better is the fact that this game is completely free, so you don’t have to shell out big to relive some memories from your childhood. Read more
The LEGO Star Wars: TCS (The Complete Saga) made its way to consoles all the way back in 2007. This game has now cruised its way to the Android platform as well, courtesy of the Google Play Store. The app was available on the Amazon Appstore until a few days ago, but has surprisingly gone missing for some reason. Read more
Warner Bros International has just released Mortal Kombat X on the Google Play Store, after launching the game on iOS recently. It was soft launched on Android a week ago with only a handful of countries getting access to the game, but that seems to have changed now, at least to some extent. Read more
Humble Mobile Bundle is a must have for people looking to get games on the cheap. Its “pay what you want” system lets you pay whatever amount you want and even distribute the spendings between charities, developers and the makers of Humble Mobile Bundle as you please. Read more