Highly anticipated NVIDIA Shield starts preorders on May 20 for $349, set to ship in June

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NVIDIA made quite a stir at CES this last January with the announcement of what they called “Project Shield”,  a new gaming device powered by Android. Well, now it seems they’re dropping the “project” status, as NVIDIA has announced that prospective gamers can ...

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Google may be working on an Android “game center” with chat, multiplayer, achievements, leaderboards, and more

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If you’re a gamer, chances are, you’ve noticed how Google is missing a really good gaming platform to incorporate all users. Now, however, it looks like that may change. According to a leak from Android Police, an APK (Android program file) teardown leads us to think that there may ...

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Archos GamePad hitting US in February for $170

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Archos launched an Android powered gaming gadget back in August known as the GamePad which was initially made available to UK buyers. Some in the United States were a tad jealous as it seemed a decent alternative to PS Vita and GameBoy. It didn’t hurt that it was also cheaper. Archos ...

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An update on OUYA’s exciting Android-based console project: Success!

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  A month ago we wrote on a Kickstarter project called OUYA, an innovative gaming platform designed to bring gamers back to the more family & multiplayer-oriented television. At the time we had expressed our hope that the project flourished, and we’re happy to say that our hope was ...

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Amazon brings GameCircle to Kindle Fire and APIs for game developers

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  For a while now, the Amazon Kindle Fire has stood as top dog as the fiscally friendly Android tablet. The low price-point paired with elegant UI and integration with Amazon’s services attracted a huge amount of sales, despite it not being exactly an Android tablet. Since its release ...

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GameStop now taking in trades of Galaxy Tabs and Nexus devices

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Game freaks and Android fans rejoice. GameStop has begun taking trades on both Nexus devices and Galaxy Tabs. This adds to the device market for GameStop, as they were previously taking in (and still are) iOS devices as well. With as popular as the mobile gaming market is becoming, GameStop is ...

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XBOX Live mobile gaming to come to Android?

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Who wouldn’t love some more mobile gaming options on Android? Well, if we’re to believe what we see (and we do) over at Microsoft Careers, we may be looking at some XBOX Live options on Android sometime in the near future. According to the job listing, they’re looking for ...

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OnLive calls their latest app update “console class” on the Xperia PLAY, enables slide-out game controls

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The company OnLive today announced that their latest update to the OnLive Android app would take their gaming experience on the Xperia Play to the next level. How? By enabling the slide-out controls that make the device so unique, that’s how. That’s right, folks. We’re talking ...

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Beta Test This: Flash-based minigames app from ThumbPark

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ThumbPark needs your help with their app! They're looking for beta testers to pick out the bugs in their minigames platform, and they're giving away a Galaxy Tab 10.1 to one lucky tester.

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Qualcomm wants you to know they too can have exclusive games; say hello to GameCommand

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Along with today’s announcement of Qualcomm’s new S4 Snapdragon processors comes Qualcomm’s answer to the whole NVIDIA Tegra optimized/exclusive game business. Qualcomm has announced GameCommand, an application designed to help users quickly find the latest Snapdragon featured ...

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SuperRope comes to Android

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SuperRope, a popular iOS game, is now available on Android! It's addicting to play, and it's free, so what are you waiting for?

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Age of Defenders Brings Fast-Paced, Cross-Platform gaming to Android & iOS

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This week has been full of awesome game releases, hasn’t it? This one comes to both Android and iPad 2 users, and it’s called Age of Defenders. As you can tell by the promo video below, it’s a fast and exciting game, so it should keep everyone entertained for quite awhile. The ...

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GameStop adds Android tablets to their arsenal of gaming devices

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Gaming on mobile devices is on the rise, as chipsets becomes faster and screen sizes become larger, more and more console quality games are making their way to our Android devices. Video game retailer GameStop has taken notice of this increasingly popular trend and hopes to get in on the fun by ...

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Digital Harmony Games Takes Cross Platform Multiplayer to a New Level with Dragons vs. Unicorns

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  While mobile gaming continues to grow at a practically exponential level, game development company Digital Harmony knows what players want, and plans to give it to them… soon. The company is slating their first title as “Dragons Vs. Unicorns,” and is using the game to show ...

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Social Gaming Platform Mobage Set to Become Bloatware for AT&T Android Users?

Last week I told you about Mobage and its release to the western world. Mobage is a social gaming platform that is extremely popular in overseas countries like Japan. While popular overseas, I had many doubts about their success here in the states, especially since they would have to compete ...

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