Epic Games has confirmed that when Fortnite Battle Royale releases on Android phones it won’t be sold through the Google Play store. In an email to The Verge, CEO Tim Sweeney said this was in part to avoid the 30% cut Google takes on in-app purchases for games sold through its storefront.
Tiny Tower creator Nimblebit released its latest game last week, town-building clickfest Bit City. Its simple-yet-satisfying tap-to-build action has already earned it a spot on iTunes’ Top Free Apps list. Here are some tips to help your tiny city planning sessions go smoothly.
Nothing like seeing a troupe of idols standing on stage, singing their headless heads off.
The Sims 4 just got a neat mobile app that lets you access the game's gallery features from Android smartphones and iPhones. This is a nice way to check out other players' Sims or houses when you're on the go. Sadly, you can't use it to monitor your Sims from afar. Download it on Google Play and iTunes.
Today, the Android version of Sonic Dash updated with a new unlockable character. It's Sonic, in the shape of the Android robot. Andronic the Droid Hog, if you will. This is what he looks like.
The highly successful Puzzle & Dragons added monster collecting and evolving to match three puzzles and made a fortune. Quiz RPG did it with random trivia questions. Now Sega adds creature collecting to those stupid coin dozer games, and I can't stop playing. Dammit, Dragon Coins.
As mobile gaming continues to loom ominously over the console wars, Apple and Google are beginning to adopt a tactic from their predecessors: fighting tooth and nail for platform exclusivity.
Flappy Bird is officially no more. True to the word of the game's creator, Dong Nguyen, the app is gone from both Google Play and the iTunes App Store. Unless you already downloaded it, you won't find one of the world's most popular video games anywhere.
It's the end of the year, and that means for one brief, shining moment, one Google Play gaming category will make perfect sense. These are Google Play's editor's picks for the top Android games of 2013.
There's no such thing as a Google games console. The company has enough on its plate with Android as it is. But if it were to enter the market itself, well, it could do a lot worse than this effort.
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…
"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…
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,…
Vector's appearance as one of two new games in this week's Android chart has got me thinking about switching things up. There's just not enough variety in the traditional week-to-week top games rankings, so starting next week I'll be tracking top new games instead.
Just when you're ready to write off the Android gaming community's good taste, a game like ShockPanda's Cubes Vs. Spheres sneaks onto the charts, reminding us that there are discerning gamers on the platform.