Google Play: in-app purchases up 700%, report suggests

Google Play apps have seen a 700% increase of internal purchases year-on-year, suggesting free-to-play is very much a hot ticket on the marketplace.

Chrome headlines

  • Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light hits Chrome this fall

    Square has announced it will release Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light for Chrome this fall. The game was first releases in August 2010 on Xbox Live Arcade before landing on Blackberry, iOS, OnLive, PSN, and Steam. “We’re happy to be working closely with Google to bring Lara Croft to Google Chrome without download […]

  • From Dust now available through Chrome Web Store

    From Dust is now available through Chrome. To celebrate its launch, Ubisoft has put the title on sale for week, and it will run you $9.99. After that, you’ll have to pay full price for it, which is $14.99. Get it now through the Chrome Web Store.

  • Xbox 360 special edition chrome series controllers coming to Europe "soon"

    Microsoft’s confirmed that the special edition chrome series 360 controllers Nelson announced yesterday are coming to Europe. There’s no date other than “soon”. They’re out in May in the US, priced $55.

  • From Dust releasing through Google Chrome next month

    Ubisoft has announced From Dust will be released via Chrome in April. Chrome users will be able to play “a High-End console game within their very own Google Chrome browser,” says the release. A video showing how it will look is posted below.

  • Chrome update to support plug-and-play controllers

    Hastening the day when all games will be delivered to you from the cloud and every Internet outage fills you with rage, Google is adding native control pad support to its browser, Chrome.

  • Angry Birds catapults into HTML5 and Google Chrome

    It really was just a matter of time, but Angry Birds has now made it online, and is completely playable – in HTML 5 – on Google’s Chrome browser.