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Gameloft and Marvel announce Captain America: The Winter Soldier

A new Captain America game has been announced for Android. The game, coming by way of Gameloft and Marvel, will arrive as Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The game will arrive in the Play Store in late-March and is being teased as one that will bring an "original blend of combat action and flexible tactical options." More to the point, Gameloft has said this game release will bring a "complete Marvel experience that teases the upcoming movie."

Flappy Bird enters Play Store as latest casual gaming addiction

A new casual style game has recently arrived in the Play Store. The game is called Flappy Bird and while we use the term casual to describe the style of gameplay, we may be more accurate by saying addictive. So with that, we offer the warning about how Flappy Bird is easy to pick up, but not quite as easy to put down.

Rovio teasing Angry Birds Star Wars II “Carbonite Pack” update

Angry Birds Star Wars II has another update coming soon. The update, which will be available in about a week, is dubbed the "Carbonite Pack" and Rovio has recently begun doing some teasing. There hasn't been much in the way of specifics just yet, however there is a handy countdown timer letting everyone know how long the wait will be.

OUYA console refresh brings more storage and updated controller

It has been several months since we first saw this discussed, however it seems the OUYA game console has gotten a bit of a refresh. The update brings a few changes including a "refined" controller, improvements to WiFi connectivity and doubles the storage. This latest OUYA is sporting 16GB of internal storage, just like the white limited edition model that arrived during the holiday shopping season.

Freemium gaming on the rise

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.

Google demos Glass functionality with five new mini-games

Google has recently released five mini-games for Glass. The games include Tennis, Balance, Clay Shooter, Matcher, and Shape Splitter. These will be available using the "Ok Glass, Play a Game" command, but perhaps key here, Google has said they released these games in an effort to inspire developers.