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Google Play Games gets improved multiplayer, virtual gifts, more

Google Play Games new feature set has been confirmed. The news, which slipped last night is now official. In this case we are looking at features more intended for the developer side, which touched on the Google Play Games SDK. Of course, while this is initially aimed at developers, it should also serve to give the average mobile game player some hints in terms of what will be coming.

Google event wrap-up: Nexus 7, Android 4.3, Chromecast and more

Google had the 'breakfast' event this morning and there were quite a few items discussed. As we often see, things kicked off with talk of numbers. In regards to the numbers, Google confirmed there had been more than 70 million Android tablets activated. Of course, that number ties directly to the first topic that was discussed -- the new Nexus 7.

Google Play Games app arriving today

While the new Nexus 7 and the details about Android 4.3 were exciting, there were plenty of other items coming as a result of this 'breakfast' event at Google today. One of those other items should be good news for those who are into gaming. Google has announced a dedicated Google Play Games app, which should help bring everything together.

Will Android ever compete with Xbox?

Comparing something like the OUYA game-console at $99 vs the Xbox 360 isn't really what we'd consider fair. They are two entirely different platforms operating at very different levels. However, with the new Xbox on the horizon today we found ourselves wondering if Android will soon be able to compete with the Xbox, if ever. And we'd love to hear your thoughts too.

Google I/O: Google Play Games coming to every Android

So it's finally started. Google I/O is rocking out full steam and we can hardly keep up. We all knew it was coming, especially considering this leaked and appeared in the Play Store, but Google Play Games is real. Live on stage they've just confirmed everything we already knew. Cloud game saves, cross platform gaming and more.