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Nintendo Game Boy: celebrate 25 years with some emulation gaming

Nintendo launched the Game Boy on this day back in 1989. The initial April 21st launch was for Japan, with those in North America getting the handheld a few months later, on July 31st. Nintendo went on to release a few versions of the Game Boy and sold 118.69 million units before it was discontinued in March 2003. More to the point for today -- April 21, 2014 marks the 25th anniversary.

FarmVille 2: Country Escape arrives in the Play Store

Zynga has released the latest version of FarmVille. This one is called FarmVille 2: Country Escape and it is set in "an all new coastal location." Players will be growing crops, nurturing animals, collecting treasures, crafting goods and more. But perhaps key here -- this release is being pushed as a "new chapter of FarmVille on the go."

The Walking Dead: Season One game now available in the Play Store

The Walking Dead: Season One game is now available in the Google Play Store. We suspect many will react to this news with one word -- finally. But putting the long wait aside, the game has arrived for Android users to begin playing. Those grabbing the game will have access to Episode 1-5 as well as a special one called "400 Days."

NVIDIA SHIELD April update now available for download

The latest update has arrived for the NVIDIA SHIELD. This one is listed as being SHIELD Software Update 72 and it will measure in at a bit more than 460MB in size. Specifically, at 464.4MB. More important though is what the update is bringing. This time around users can expect quite a bit dealing with GameStream to include remote streaming and notebook support.

Amazon Game Studios drops Fire TV Sev Zero sneak peek

Amazon announced the Fire TV this morning. Some of the focus of the announcement event was on the media side, and some was on the gaming side. On the gaming side there was talk of exclusive games coming courtesy of Amazon Game Studios. There was even mention of the first game, Sev Zero, which is available beginning today.

Amazon Fire TV: a few thoughts on the competition

Amazon announced the Fire TV earlier this morning. Initially this seems to be just another set-top box to attach to your television and stream the likes of Netflix and Hulu Plus. Of course, Fire TV also has support for Amazon Instant Video (amongst other services). Some may prefer the Chromecast or Roku Streaming Stick given the dongle form factor, but with the feature set and price tag of the Amazon Fire TV -- it seems this one may be worth considering.

Threes game developer talks rip-offs

Clones and rip-offs of popular games are something we sort of have to deal with on Android. Of course, this isn't an issue exclusive to Android, or the Play Store though. Recently the developer behind Threes took some time to address these "rip-offs" going as far as calling some out by name. In this case, 2048 and 1024.