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Android Games

Verizon launches GameTanium, a $5.99 all-you-can-play subscription for select Android games

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Spending $5.99 in Google Play will get you a handful of quality Android games. That same $5.99 will get you over 100 games provided you’re willing to spend that amount of money each month. Verizon has laun…

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Android News

Ouya, the $99 Android gaming console, doubles Kickstarter goal and starts taking feature requests

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The folks behind Ouya just wanted to build a gaming console. They showed a flashy concept video, trotted out their experienced product designers, and then asked Kickstarter for $950,000 to make their dream a r…

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Android Games

Dead Trigger brings FPS zombie action to Google Play for $0.99

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Madfinger Games has released what’s sure to be another runaway Android hit. The folks who brought you Samurai II and Shadowgun have expanded into new territory with Dead Trigger, a post apocalyptic fir…

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Android Apps

My Xbox Live Android app now available in Google Play

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Microsoft has released My Xbox Live, an all new made for Android that keeps gamers connected to the social aspect of their Xbox consoles. My Xbox Live lets users “take your Xbox LIVE experience wherever y…

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Google TV

OnLive names LG Google TV as first to get playable cloud-based gaming

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During CES 2012, OnLive debuted its OnLive Viewer that can stream live video of other players to Google TV. Now, the cloud-based gaming company is introducing a playable version of OnLive to another product th…

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Accessories

Nyko goes Android with Tegra-targeted gaming controllers launching in fall

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Nyko, known for developing third party controllers for console gamers, is packing up and going mobile. The peripheral manufacturer has announced that it will release a new controller that works with tablets…

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HTC

HTC will be first company other than Sony to offer PlayStation games on mobile devices

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Sony will deliver its PlayStation certification to devices made by other companies, the first of which will be HTC. At its E3 press conference, Sony named HTC as the first company other than itself to manufact…

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Android Games

SHADOWGUN creator teases Dead Trigger, a first-person shooter set in zombie apocalypse

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Madfinger Games is responsible for two of my favorite Android games, Samurai II: Vengeance and Shadowgun THD, and early signs point to the company adding a third to my list. Madfinger has just released an annou…

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Android Games

Major League Gaming & Sony offer competitive play, big prizes in Xperia Mobile Gaming Arena

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Major League Gaming and Sony Mobile want mobile game players to do more than just shoot and destroy things when playing their favorite titles; they want players to shoot and destroy each other’s high sco…

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Android Games

Max Payne might arrive on Android in “next couple months” says RockStar

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RockStar games might release a mobile version of its popular Max Payne video game franchise soon. RockStar first confirmed in September 2011 that it would bring the dark world of Max Payne to mobile phones, but…

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Android Games

Skyfall challenge: cross your fingers for me and I might get you guys free phones

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Long-time readers of Androinica.com know that I am a terrible mobile gamer. It takes me a while to get the angles right in physics games, my hand-eye coordination is dreadful, and I don’t always pick up on…

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Android Games

SEGA Sonic 4 Episode 1 available now in Android Market

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SEGA is hedging its bets on Android and delivering the a new-ish game Sonic the Hedgehog. No longer just an iOS affair, Sonic 4: Episode 1 is available now in the Android Market for anyone with an urge to race throu…

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Android Games

OnLive Viewer comes to Google TV, gaming feature in development

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Angry Birds. That’s what people always used tod ascribe the possibility of gaming on Google TV, and it’s a sad limitation on either the capability of the platform or spectator imagination. Cloud…

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Android

Xbox Live app may come to Android [Rumor]

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Is Microsoft developing an Xbox Live app for Android? It certainly appears that way based on Microsoft’s recruitment efforts. LiveSide noticed a job post seeking Software Development Engineer to joi…

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Tools

Steam for Android shows when gamer friends are online, lists specials from store

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Valve has sold and distributed plenty of titles through its Steam store, allowing gamers to have a central place to grab online games, access them from any compatible computer, connect with others, and get dea…

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