Toronto Mayor's Crack Scandal Lands Him His Own Video Game

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been having a rough year, having allegedly been caught on tape smoking crack and then subjected to the great and terrible scrutiny of our sister site, Gawker proper. At least he got a video game out of the deal . Can you help Ford avoid reporters and crack pipes long enough to earn the cash… » 6/24/13 12:00pm 6/24/13 12:00pm

Google Play Is Messed Up, Like This Poor Girl's Disfigured Face

"Why don't you review more Android games?" is a question I get on a daily basis, and it's a question I never ignore. Every time I get it, the first thing I do is go to Google Play on my phone and see if there's anything new worth taking a look at. The service doesn't feature a "New Release" section, but it does offer… » 5/22/13 11:30am 5/22/13 11:30am

Google Play Games Services Bring A Little Xbox Live To Android

Today Google officially announced Google Play game services, a suite of features aimed at making Google Play a real cohesive game platform rather than a just a random pile of titles in no particular order. Top developers like Glu Mobile and Gameloft are lining up to enhance their Android titles with achievements,… » 5/15/13 5:30pm 5/15/13 5:30pm

This Week's Android Charts: So Excited for a New Game I Don't Care That…

I've been rather hard on Activision's mobile Wipeout game in the past, largely because it's based on a silly television obstacle course show and not my beloved series of PlayStation hovercar racing games. Today I'm just so happy to see a new game in the Android paid charts that I don't care. C'mere Wipeout, you big… » 2/21/13 10:55am 2/21/13 10:55am

This Week's Android Charts: A Touching Story About Zombies

Another week, another 20 Android apps vying for attention on the top paid and free charts. All the usual suspects are present and accounted for—19 games that have been poking about the rankings for weeks, months and even years. There's only one fresh face here, though technically it's been rotting for ages. » 2/06/13 8:55am 2/06/13 8:55am