Amazon will reportedly kick off a new program for their App Store soon, called Unlocked. The Unlocked program essentially takes paid apps and games, and ones with in-app purchases, and makes them completely free. Free to download, free to buy things in-game, and free to unlock extra features without spending a dime.
An internal presentation showcasing some of the functionality was leaked, showing off how users can sort out to only see Unlocked apps, and how it’ll look when users buy apps or make in-app purchases. This will all have to be done on Amazon’s own App Store, of course, but getting that installed isn’t too tough, even if Google yanked it from the Play Store. Read more
The newest Humble Bundle is live with seven Android games. All of the games come with PC versions, too, all of which redeem through Steam. The bundle is worth about $136.
The games are as follows: Read more
Renowned Japanese game developer, Nintendo will reportedly step into the mobile gaming market soon. This is a natural transition for the company given that customers are taking mobile gaming seriously with new gen hardware capable of taking massive workloads. Read more
Everybody loves playing puzzle oriented games when there’s spare time. While it’s hard to get into such games, it’s equally hard to get out of them once you’re deeply invested. We have decided to list five such apps that are currently available on the Play Store, which will ensure that you remain glued to your smartphone or tablet. Read more
Many of us have a smartphone or tablet with a selection of paid or free apps installed. Sometimes the free apps are subsidized by the inclusion of ads, but the growing trend is to release a free app (freemium) that earns the developer money by offering In-App-Purchases (IAP’s). Only a small percentage of people make use of the IAP’s though, so Tapjoy has just launched its Marketing Automation and Monetization Platform to help maximize the revenue from these ‘proven spenders‘. Read more
Humble Mobile Bundle offers a myriad of games for a fraction of the cost. Today, the makers have officially kicked off the Cartoon Network Mobile Bundle which includes a variety of popular games belonging to Cartoon Network. Read more
If you’re a player of Gameloft’s Six-Guns, you were recently treated to the Gang Showdown expansion.
But if that wasn’t enough, Gameloft is teasing yet another update to the game. And the reaper cometh. Read more
The M.O.J.O gaming console for Android has now received a price cut in a bid to appear attractive to prospective buyers. The device has seen somewhat lukewarm response since its launch, so a price reduction was right around the corner. With this price reduction, the M.O.J.O can now be yours for just $149.99. Read more
Between my love for the USA channel’s Psych and Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants, it could be said that I like pineapples. That being said, our porous friend is starring in a new game released onto the Play Store today that can get
you your kiddos hyped for the upcoming movie set to hit theatres on February 6th.
SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run will let you take Mr. SquarePants on a race with Plankton to find the missing Krabby Patty formula. There are three zones you can race through (Bikini Bottom, Apocalyptic Bikini Bottom, and the human beach) and you can even transform into Super SpongeBob should the waters get too choppy. Oh, and there’s a Mermaid Man costume you can put SpongeBob in, which is awesome! Read more
Have you ever wanted to play a game that puts you in the shoes of an escaped farm goat that moonlights in a rock band? You might have an odd taste in video games, but Sony’s Music division has you covered. They’ve released Rockin’ Goat onto the Google Play Store that stars Elwood the goat as he builds a band and put on rock shows in a 2D platforming experience.
The game looks fairly well done and features music from a few different artists under Sony Music’s arm. Between the music and several mini-games, this one might be worth checking out for a few laughs while killing some time. Read more