The Ticker (September 3rd)

We get an awful lot of emails from you guys wanting to share news, promote links, tips, etc. As much as we'd love to share everything that comes across the inbox, we simply can't. So, we decided to start a semi-regular series of posts called "The Ticker". These will be items that we think ...

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As Promised, Angry Birds Beta Arrives

The emails have begun rolling out.  Angry Birds beta has hit the Android Market.  If you signed up for the beta test, you’ll be getting your notice any minute now.  For those of you who didn’t, we’ll give you the details.    Rovio is aiming to make Angry Birds the best game in ...

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Angry Birds Lite Beta Hits Android Market on Friday

Remember that post from a while back where we told you to sign up for the Angry Birds Beta game? Forget it. Don't bother waiting on some secret email or download link. You're no longer part of an exclusive club. Instead of rolling out a limited beta version of the popular time-waster, Rovio ...

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NAMCO Brings Popular “Crush the Castle” to Android

Namco Networks, of PAC-MAN fame, have announced this week that their popular Crush the Castle is coming to Android. If you haven't heard of the game before, it's a simple premise: Load your trebuchet up, aim at the castle, and crush it.

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App Review: I-Play Bowling Android

The people over at I-play have released a bowling game called I-Play Bowling. The game is available in two versions: Standard and HD. The difference between the two versions is a better graphic layout for the HD version, if your phone can support it. I had the opportunity to check this game ...

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Android’s First Official Gaming Challenge!

There is good news for all you hard core Android gamers out there, the guys over at Droidgamers.com are sponsoring the first ever Android Gamer Challenge!  They are looking to find out who is the best of the best at gaming on the Android platform, and are looking to do it by pitting gamers ...

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Battle of Android Versus iPhone Becomes a Real Dogfight

The battle between Android and iPhone can now be fought with WWII airplanes thanks to SGN‘s Skies of Glory.  Originally released for iPhone back in December, the game features authentic planes from the World War II era with multiplayer dogfights and.  Designed for phones running Android ...

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Android Gaming to Get a Boost from OpenFeint Solution

Everyone knows Android trails the iPhone when it comes to the volume of quality games and top-shelf developers.  Things look to be changing this summer, however, with the advent of OpenFeint‘s commitment to the platform.  Mobile social gaming giant OpenFeint  has announced that its 9,200 ...

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Download This! FIFA 10 (EA Sports)

In the off chance you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks, it’s World Cup time and fans are glued to television sets around the world. It’s time you glued yourself to your Android handset and purchased EA Sports’ FIFA 10. Play using real teams and players ...

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Christopher Nolan’s Inception Gets Android Game (Verizon Exclusive)

Christopher Nolan’s upcoming sci-fi action thriller film, Inception, doesn’t hit theaters for a couple more weeks but Verizon customers can immerse themselves into the world of DiCaprio. Designed as top-down 3D maze game, the object is to get you from A to B in as little time as ...

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Lookout! Angry Birds Arrive This Summer [VIDEO]

The popular, highly addictive iPhone game known as Angry Birds is headed for an Android phone near you.  The developers, Rovio, have put together a sneak preview of the game as it plays on a Motorola Droid.  Judging by the 40-second clip, the game looks nearly finished and ready for some beta ...

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T-Mobile to Give Out 200-Page Android App Books to Qualified Customers

Starting June 16th, customers purchasing an Android device will be given a 200-page, full color book dedicated to Android apps.   For those of you who wish to pick one up on your own, you can buy one at Barnes & Noble retails stores nationwide for a rumored $20 each.  These books are yet ...

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DMCA Notice Wipes 35 Tetris Clones Off Android Market

A cease and desist order sent to Google on behalf of The Tetris Company LLC has resulted in 35 Tetris clones being pulled from the Android Market.  The developer behind FallingBlocks was among the first to feel the fallout as they took to Slashdot to air their complaint. “… I have ...

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Gameloft Keeps Getting it Wrong

Gameloft just doesn’t get it.  They’ve tried twice this month to launch their games for Android and appear to be working backwards.  This time around we’ve learned that the DRM and app protection is unlike anything we’ve seen on the platform. Short version: Any games you ...

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Let’s Try That Again: Gameloft Releases Ten HD Games for Android

It was one week ago today that Gameloft unveiled ten HD games for Android handsets.  It was almost immediately pointed out that there were problems with finding and loading games onto various handsets.  Gameloft quickly and quietly pulled the links down.  Today sees the developers giving it a ...

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