Tag Archives: Google Play
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 | 08:00 GMT
Google Play beat out the iOS App Store in the number of applications downloaded during the third quarter of 2013.
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 | 21:01 BST
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 | 11:37 BST
Amiga Games is bringing a library of games hailing from the classic format to Android devices later this year via Google Play.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 19:19 BST
GDC Next organizers have announced its Los Angeles event will host talks from Google regarding the first six months of its Play service; thatgamecompany will discuss design philosophy; Adam Orth on exploring toxic online behavior in “Mob Rules: The Destructive Power of Opinion and Online Community,” and finally, Disney on heme park design lessons for game developers, GDC Next takes place November 5-7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 16:25 BST
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.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 00:42 BST
Google has come clean about the new game services package added to the Google Play app store suite earlier this week.
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 | 08:14 GMT
Zen Pinball HD continues its quest to be available absolutely everywhere by swanning onto Google Play. Now Android users cna enjoy the free-to-play Pinball title which offers one built-in table and 15 licensed and themed tables as premium DLC. All tables will be on sale for 99¢ during the sim’s launch week. The Android version boasts hotseat local multiplayer and achievements, but no online or leaderboard function.
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 | 03:02 GMT
Deceptively simple and gloriously atmospheric strategy effort Eufloria HD is now available on Google Play for £2.99 / $4.99. The game once known as Dyson was previously made available to Android users through a Humble Bundle. Other versions are available for iDevice, Mac, PC and via the PlayStation Network.
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 | 23:21 GMT
Google has announced that its Android store has a significant number of apps available – although just how many is a bit fuzzy. According to Bloomberg, the company claims to have “about 700,000″ apps on Google Play, although this ad for the Nexus notes that there are “more than 675,000″. Apple announced last week that there are over 700,000 apps on its iOS App Store.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | 10:30 BST
A Google Play update will allow users to place items on a wishlist for later purchase. The update is slowly being rolled out on a per-account basis. If you have version 3.9.16, a bookmark option will be added to the top right of you screen when on an app page.
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 | 06:58 BST
Android users take note; Google Play is celebrating its 25 billionth download by offering serious savings on its most popular apps. Although the sale is nominally 75% or more off the cover charge, in practice everything included in the sale costs costs 25¢. There are quite a few games on offer – current deals include Cut the Rope, FIFA 12 and Kairosoft’s Dungeon Village. Visit the sale page for more details.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 18:03 BST
Mobiles Republic has announced Appy Gamer is now available for iPhone, iPad, Android and Android tablets.
Sat, Jun 16, 2012 | 18:29 BST
Microsoft soft has released its first game for Android, and it’s Kinectimals. The game, originally released for Kinect and MS’s first iOS game, adds five new baby critters to the ones already pulled from the console version of the game. It will run you $2.99. Thanks, GI International.
Fri, May 25, 2012 | 06:38 BST
Google has enabled in-app subscriptions for apps sold through Play, its all-in-one replacement for the Android Marketplace. The new system allows developers to bill monthly or annually, and all subscriptions automatically renew. Glu Mobile is the first company to get on board. Visit Android Developers Blog for more information.
Sat, May 19, 2012 | 20:31 BST
An app, which provides the current status of Diablo III’s servers, has been released for Android through Google Play. Developed by Eluamous, creator of a similar app for World of Warcraft, the free app is ad supported and allows you to check the status of servers in Asia, Europe and the US without bothering to log into your PC or Mac. You can download Diablo 3 Server Checker through here. Via Pocket Gamer.
Tue, May 08, 2012 | 17:21 BST
Google has told TechCrunch that its app store, Google Play, passed the 15 billion download mark “a few weeks ago.” The last time the firm mentioned how many downloads the store had received was during its Q4 2011 earnings in January when the number stood at 11 billion. In comparison, Apple’s App Store hit 15 billion downloads in July 2011, and as of March 2012 the figure was 25 billion downloads. According to TechCrunch’s figures, Google Play is seeing around 1 billion downloads a month where as Apple sees around 1.25 billion. Google currently has 500,000 apps available while Apple has 600,000 available.
Tue, Mar 06, 2012 | 21:58 GMT
Fire up the Market from your Android smartphone and be introduced to a new storefront: Google Play.