OpenKit 1.0 is now available for download

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OpenKit, the open source back-end platform for “truly social” cross platform games, announced today that V1.0 of the back-end service is now live across iOS and Android, with Unity™ plug-in support, and is now available to all developers at http://openkit.io. OpenKit was conceived ...

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Gree to shutter OpenFeint in December as developers consider alternatives

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It doesn’t seem all that long ago that we were talking about all the major games being released with OpenFeint integration. As one of the bigger and better options for Android developers, users enjoyed its features such as leaderboards, achievements, friend lists, and cross-platform ...

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OpenFeint Begins Offering Game Channel on Android

OpenFeint, the secret cross-platform sauce behind hundreds of Android games, has issued a press release today touting their new Game Channel for Android. Designed to both help players discover new games and highlight developers, it’s also a perfect opportunity for OpenFeint to thump their ...

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Doodle Grub Update Adds 11 Levels, New Enemies

Doodle Grub, a game we highlighted back in June, has been updated with eleven new levels.  What’s more, each level gets its own unique enemies, apples and dangers, freshening the game up a bit.  We lauded Doodle Grub for its vibrant graphics and simple, addictive game play and can imagine ...

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OpenFeint Adds GameFeed to SDK as Engagement Continues to Surge

OpenFeint announced yesterday that they have added their GameFeed feature into the SDK for all developers to begin integrating if they so choose.  What’s GameFeed again?  That’s the part of your Android games where you are able to keep an eye on what your friends are up to, ...

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Big Blue Bubble to Release Five Android Games in Q3

Big Blue Bubble, the developers behind the popular Burn the Rope, are set to take Android by storm.  According to information passed our way this morning, the BBB guys are prepping five new titles for Q3, including a new Burn the Rope title. The games begin rolling out as soon as September and ...

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NAMCO Releases Cross-Platform Casual Game ‘Toss the Ball’

NAMCO, makers of the all-time classic PAC-MAN, have released a new Android game into the market today.  Called Toss the Ball, it’s a casual game built on a simple premise – users toss a ball down a skeeball-like board. What makes it so fun and instantly addicting? Cross-platform ...

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Happy Vikings Head to Egypt for Another 30 Levels

There’s a nice sized update to Happy Vikings in the Android Market today which gives players an additional 30 levels of game play.  Featuring a scenario based around heading to Egypt, you’ll also find improved graphics as well as new music, gameplay elements, and blocks.  If ...

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OpenFeint and The9 Continue to Break Down the Great App Wall of China for Western Developers

In recent months, game developers from across the Western World have been slowly breaking into the vast Chinese gaming market thanks to OpenFeint and their Chinese gaming partner The9. Together their partnership and gaming platform “The9 Game Zone” has managed to set an ...

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Noogra Nuts, the Android Exclusive Headbutting Squirrel

We just received an email from the developers of a new game called Noogra Nuts which presents players with a simple premise.  You get two minutes (as a squirrel) to headbutt as many nuts and acorns as you can.  While it doesn’t sound like much on the sruface, we immediately fell in love ...

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OpenFeint Games Continue Rocketing Skyward, Tops 460 Titles

OpenFeint and their cross-platform games are practically keeping pace with Android’s growth, adding new titles at a rapid clip.  As of today, the selection of OpenFeint games has eclipsed 460, up 145 in the last two months alone.  The ability to unlock achievements, post scores to global ...

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OpenFeint Purchased by GREE Inc. for $104M

Japanese social networking company Gree Inc. in an attempt to expand international business has agreed to purchase Openfeint for $104M. Openfeint is best known in the Android community for it’s integration into the popular game, Fruit Ninja. OpenFeint currently has an estimated 75 million ...

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OpenFeint Roster Tops 315 Titles with Latest Additions

The cross-platform gaming platform that is OpenFeint continues to swell with the addition of 14 new and notable Android apps.  As of today there are now 315 games that take advantage of iOS vs. Android gaming, leaderboards, friends, and more.  Things appear to be picking up speed as more than ...

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Mini Squadron Special Edition Release in January 2011 (UPDATE)

Android Gamers rejoice! Mini Squadron Special Edition is scheduled for release January 11, 2011. In case you don't know, (and that would be a big rock you are hiding under) MiniSquadron is a 2D side-scrolling, physics-based aerial dog-fighting game.

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OpenFeint Adds 11 More Titles to Growing Library of Cross-Platform Games

OpenFeint continues to dole out Android goodies for the masses, adding another 11 games to their cross-platform network today. Following the release of 8 major titles last month, today sees games from the likes of Hyperbees, OrangePixel, Astraware, and more.

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