As expected, halfway into its campaign, Humble Bundle adds a few more games to its list. While these three games look simple on the surface, each bears its own unique feature that could keep you entertained for hours.
Twitch is bringing their game to mobile. The popular play-and-broadcast service just announced an SDK for mobile, which could allow players to broadcast live as well as upload their game play. It’s a new twist to gaming in general, and a strong indication of the strength of mobile gaming.
It would appear as if the OUYA is going to be expanding beyond the current console. Julie Uhrman, OUYA CEO, has recently begun teasing something called the Everywhere initiative. But while the name was revealed, Uhrman hasn't yet offered a full set of details in terms of what can be expected.
ASUS may have just unveiled its own Chromebox version, but it seems that the manufacturer isn't done with surprises just yet. Making its way into AnTuTu's benchmarking site is a device that is simply called the ASUS Gamebox, which makes it totally clear what its purpose is.
Giving fodder to rumors of the retail giant's excursion into the gaming industry, Amazon has just acknowledged news of its latest acquisition. However, its purchase of game developer Double Helix may not necessarily be evidence of its rumored game console ambitions.
The App Annie 2013 Retrospective report has recently been published and it is showing some interesting trends in terms of mobile gaming. The first deals with the types of devices players are gravitating towards and the second deals with the freemium model. We often associate the freemium model with gaming, however the report also shows this is also growing on the non-gaming side.
Gameloft had been talking about immersive mode back in December, however at the time there wasn't anything firm in terms of when the game updates would begin. Immersive mode was a new API that arrived with Android 4.4 and essentially, it just removes some of the distraction from the screen.
The hype surrounding the OUYA game system seems to have settled down quite a bit. Of course, that isn't to say the OUYA team has been slacking. To that point, the "Abominable Snowman" update pushed in the later months of 2013 and brought quite a few key changes and improvements. But moving forward, it seems the OUYA team is going to be down one member.
Android gaming, and consequently Android consoles, is on the rise, we said. But it seems that there are some who are trying to squeeze out all that they can from an Android device and be almost everything to everybody. One such example is the Xtreamer Multi-Console which is a gaming console, media hub, and mini PC all rolled into one convenient box.