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Angry Birds Fight now available in the U.S.

Angry Birds Fight!

Angry Birds Fight!

Rovio’s latest match-3 release, Angry Birds Fight! has been available almost all over the world, but was surprisingly excluded from the American markets. Well, that changes today with the app going live in the U.S. via the Google Play Store.

For those unaware of the concept, Angry Birds Fight brings true multiplayer gaming to the fore and connects you with a range of global players. It’s based on matching birds of the same kind and eventually fighting your opponents. You can watch the video below for more details on the game.

Angry Birds Fight will be available for free, but there will be multiple in-app purchasing options on offer, letting you get a leg up over the competition. Rovio has been falling behind a bit with its Angry Birds titles and we can see that with the kind of games that the developers have started to push now.

Will Angry Birds Fight replicate the success of the classic Angry Birds? Only time can tell. In the meanwhile, make sure you hit the link below and download the app.

Source: Google Play Store

Via: Android Headlines

Players of Injustice: Gods Among Us getting 30,000 free credits as part of a weekend giveaway

The Injustice: Gods Among Us game made its way to the Android platform a few months ago after its runaway success on iOS. The developers of the game are now celebrating over a billion play sessions and rewarding users of the game with 30,000 free power credits to spend on new characters or power ups for the existing characters. Players of the game will be very excited with this news as 30,000 power credits takes a lot of time to accumulate during game progress. The giveaway is valid only until today (February 2), so make sure you log in to the game with your account and claim your reward.

Alternatively, users can also buy power credits through in-app purchases which is how the game generates most of its revenue since it’s a free download on both major app hubs. The game brings together all your favorite DC Comics character under one app to take on other rivals in a series of fights. Playable characters include Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Flash and many more. If you haven’t downloaded the game yet, make sure you give it a try from the link below.

Source: Google Play Store

Via: Android Central

Pokémon GO will soon reach your Android Wear devices

Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO

When Niantic announced an Apple Watch version of #PokémonGO and mentioned that it would be arriving on the platform first, many of us were taken by surprise. But it seems like the game will also make its way to Android Wear smartwatches soon enough, although the timeframe is not clear at the moment.

Some decent data mining done by a fan site has uncovered that the Android Wear version of the game is almost ready while it would apparently be compatible with a variety of Android Wear devices. However, we don’t think legacy smartwatches will be compatible due to hardware limitations.

But all things considered, this is excellent news for lovers of Pokémon GO on Android who were a little disappointed with the Apple Watch announcement. An interesting point to note here is that the game will apparently function independently even if it isn’t running on the phone. This will help you save battery on your phone and let you catch some Pokémon with just your wearable.

Source: Pokemon GO Hub

Via: Techno Buffalo

Pokémon GO has apparently made $160 million so far

Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO

A new report has mentioned that Pokémon GO has already earned about $160 million in revenues since it was launched on the 6th of July. This is quite a feat as the game hasn’t even crossed the 1-month mark yet. The figure covers both the Android and iOS version of the app.

The report goes on to mention that the average daily usage time of the game is higher than Facebook with users estimated to spend about 26 minutes and 5 seconds each day playing Pokémon GO.

These numbers haven’t been published officially by Nintendo or Niantic, so we’re not sure what to make of it. But given the surge in Nintendo’s stocks since the game went live, it wouldn’t strike us as surprising if the game did end up making that much money. Although the game is offered for free, it comes with in-app purchases, which allows users to get an upper hand over other players.

Have you been drawn to Pokémon GO? Sound off in the comments below.

Source: Sensor Tower

Via: Techno Buffalo

Pokémon GO has surpassed 50 million downloads on Android

Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO

Pokémon Go has become a global sensation ever since it was released on Android and iOS. While it’s not quite international yet, thanks to unofficial APK downloads, it’s safe to say that the game has caught on in global markets. But if we speak about official downloads, well, a quick glance through the Google Play Store reveals that the game has been downloaded nearly 50 million times already. It’s only been 20 days since the game was released. Mind you, these are downloads and not necessarily active users (although we don’t think that number would too far out).

Pokémon GO functions on augmented reality, allowing users to catch new Pokémon while they’re out and about using the camera viewfinder and GPS. It’s a pretty fun game, really, even if you’re not a fan of the series. However, authorities around the world have had to warn players against proactive usage after instances of players walking into police stations and other restricted areas in search of new Pokémon.

Are you one among the 50 million (official) Pokémon GO players on Android?

Source: Google Play Store

Via: Android Central

Developer group behind Candy Crush acquired for $5.9 billion by Activision Blizzard

Candy Crush

#CandyCrush has become a global phenomenon and has brought in millions of dollars for the developers, King Digital. Seeing the potential in the firm, Activision Blizzard has decided to acquire the developer group for a resounding $5.9 billion. This effectively means that the game will be shown in the Play Store and other app hubs under the Activision Blizzard banner.

Going by the current trend, this seems like a wise acquisition by Activision Blizzard and could bring in a few million dollars in terms of in-app revenues for the developers. Games such as these are milk cash and keep generating revenue consistently. King Digital also has a couple of other games to offer apart from Candy Crush, so there’s no dearth of revenue really.

It will be interesting to see if this acquisition will bring any changes to Candy Crush, which seems like a risky thing to do considering that it’s a favorite with millions out there. What do you make of this news?

Via: Tech Crunch

Last chance to get games from Google Play on the cheap today

Google Play Games Deal

Google Play Games Deal

The #Google #PlayStore has been offering content on the cheap for quite some time now as part of its holiday promotions. Well, we must remind you that today is the last day that these discounts will be valid, so make sure you snatch up your favorite content on the cheap before the prices are hiked again by Google.

Available titles include Goat Simulator, Hitman: Sniper, Civilization Revolution 2 and several others. Check out the list below to get a better idea of what’s on offer:

Castle of Illusion
Dark Echo
Deep Under the Sky
Final Fantasy III
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
FRAMED
Joe Danger
Lara Croft GO
Lego Batman: Beyond Gotham
Leo’s Fortune
Minecraft: Story Mode
Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour
Monument Valley
NBA Jam
Pac-Man CE DX
Ravensburger Puzzle
Rayman Fiesta Run
Riptide GP2
Sleeping Prince: Royal Edition
Small World 2
Splendor
Surgeon Simulator
This War of Mine
Trivia Crack (Ad free)

Source: Google Play Store

Via: Droid Gamers

NVIDIA announces 12 of SHIELDsmas with deals on Shield games

NVIDIA

To celebrate Christmas in grand fashion, #NVIDIA has announced its new promotion called 12 Days of SHIELDmas, which essentially gives incredible discounts on some of the SHIELD games that are sold by the company.

These games are compatible with all of the SHIELD devices that are sold in the market today. The discounted content can be found on the SHIELD Hub or GeForce Now. Interestingly, the company is also discounting other content that is available for non-Tegra devices, so that users without a Tegra device don’t miss out on these deals.

The deals will officially start tomorrow (24 December) and will last until the 4th of January, living true to its name. Below are the titles that will be discounted as part of this newly announced promotion:

Shield Android TV titles:

SHIELD Hub Games for non-Tegra devices (December 22-29)

Source: NVIDIA

Via: Droid Life

[Deal] Shield Remote now free along with the NVIDIA Shield console

NVIDIA Shield

NVIDIA Shield Pro

If you’re looking to invest in the #NVIDIAShield console, some good news is waiting for you. NVIDIA has decided to bundle in the $50 worth Shield Remote along with every Shield TV, making it a very attractive proposition for prospective buyers.

The Shield TV is available starting from $199.99, which makes it one of the most expensive Android TV offerings in the market. But considering the fact that the device supports NVIDIA’s revolutionary GRID streaming service, the pricing is justified to some extent.

The Shield console also comes with Android TV on board, so you’re getting instant access to Google’s services which includes a plethora of apps and other related content, so this won’t just remain a gaming device in your living room. Interested already? Hit the link below for more details on the deal. While you’re at it, make sure you check out NVIDIA’s awesome new Shield console commercial below.

Source: NVIDIA

Via: Android Authority

[New Game] NBA 2K16 now on the Play Store for a whopping $7.99

NBA 2K16

2K Sports has just released #NBA2K16 on #Android, carrying the same gameplay as its console counterparts. The graphics will not be on the same level obviously, but the developers mention that the game comes with all the features that one would find on consoles, including the MyCAREER and Season modes.

At $7.99, the game is certainly not going light on your wallets, but given that it’s a basketball game with a relatively large roster on offer, we’re not really surprised. There are easy to comprehend onscreen controls here, which make gameplay a pleasurable experience for the users.

Here are some of the highlights of NBA 2K16 for Android:

  • Full MyCAREER, Blacktop, and Season modes.
  • Improved graphics and game performance
  • New controls for smoother mobile gameplay
  • Earn and enjoy more Virtual Currency
  • Euroleague teams now available
  • NBA 2K Store offers equipment, courts, VC, updated content, and much more

Head over to the link below to download the app from the Play Store.

Source: Google Play Store

Android 6.0 Easter Egg includes a rejigged version of last year’s Flappy Bird type game

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Easter Egg

Users of #Android 6.0 will find that the Easter Egg has been slightly revamped compared to Android 5.0, which also means that there will be a new game underneath. Last year, we saw the introduction of a new #FlappyBird like game which revolved around balancing a flying Droid over and under obstacles.

This year’s Easter Egg game is similar in theory but comes with a new design that is fitting for the OS version. Marshmallow sticks will now block the Droid’s path and you will have to skip over them.

What’s better is that Google is also introducing multiplayer support for the very first time, letting up to 6 users jump in on the action. Users will be divided by different colored Droids, which can be a fun activity if you have a tablet or a large device.

With Android 6.0 still somewhat new and yet to make its way to most devices, it might take some time before users find this on their devices, but it’s good to know as fans that Google is making these little changes to its software.

Via: Mobile Syrup

Multiple classic EA games removed from the Play Store

Electronic Arts - EA Logo

Electronic Arts - EA Logo

#EA has just removed some of the classic mobile games like Real Racing, Flight ControlNeed for Speed Shift and many others from the #PlayStore. Those who have already downloaded the games will be able to play it as usual, but just won’t be able to get any future updates as they’re ceasing development altogether.

In the company’s words – “focusing our efforts on developing new and exciting titles, as well as bringing new content and updates to existing popular games.”

Here is the entire list of games that EA is removing from the Play Store:

  • Bejeweled 2
  • Burnout Crash!
  • Dead Space
  • Don’t Fall Off
  • Flight Control
  • Flight Control Rocket
  • Fly With Me
  • Lemonade Tycoon
  • Mass Effect Infiltrator
  • MMA by EA Sports
  • Need for Speed Shift
  • Real Racing
  • Sims Medieval by EA
  • Skate It by EA
  • Spore Creatures
  • Spore Origins
  • SPY Mouse

It’s quite disheartening to see EA removing some of these games, but at the same time, we understand the company’s sentiment to shift focus on newer content. What do you make of this news?

Source: Touch Arcade

Via: Mobile Syrup

Star Wars Uprising makes its way to the Play Store

Star Wars Uprising

#StarWars Uprising has just made its way to the #Google #PlayStore, much to the rejoice of the classic Star Wars fans. This is a classic action RPG (role playing game) and will strike a chord with the fans very easily.

The game is a free download, but has plenty of in-app purchases ranging up to $99.99, so don’t think you’d progress much further without shelling out a few bucks. But that’s not asking for much given the kind of experience that the developers are offering.

Here are some of the key features of the game as listed out by Kabam:

  • Create the Hero the Galaxy Needs: Choose from a wide range of special skills, species, visual customizations and classic Star Wars gear to become the next Han Solo, Boba Fett or unique hero of your own design.
  • Shape the Future of the Game Universe: Join players worldwide in massive sector-wide battles to dictate the expansion of in-game content, including new planets, exclusive gear and unique crew members.
  • Real-Time Co-op Against the Empire: Explore the secrets of the sector, build a powerful crew with allies, and play alongside friends in synchronous cooperative play.
  • Brave Challenges on Classic and New Worlds: Battle your way through missions on Hoth, Cloud City and more, fighting against powerful bosses led by an ominous new adversary.

Hit the link below to download the game on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Source: Google Play Store

Humble Mobile Bundle 14 announced with some new games

Humble Mobile Bundle 14

Humble Mobile Bundle 14

#HumbleMobileBundle is a godsend for users who don’t like to spend an exorbitant amount on games and apps. These bundles usually give you access to DRM free games for a sweet price while also giving you the option to send part of your money to charities. It’s a win-win all the way through, which makes it a very popular app bundle solution among Android users.

Well, the developers have now outed version 14 of the Humble Mobile Bundle which comes with games like One More Line – Humble Edition, Toy Defense Premium, and Amelia Kids Story Book for just $1. If you pay more than the current average price of $4.30, you can also get titles like Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath, Autumn Dynasty – RTS, and Double Dragon Trilogy.

Be reminded that the average price keeps changing depending on the number of purchases made, so make sure you hurry if you’re looking to snatch up some games on the cheap. Hit the link below for more details.

Source: Humble Bundle

Via: Android Central