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  • Android in-app purchases coming next week

    Google has announced it will launch in-app payment options for Android apps next week.

  • Google finally launches Android Market web store

    Google has officially launched its Android Market web store, which will allow users to buy and install apps on their phones via the Internet just by signing into their Google account.

  • Kinect dev ups sticks, goes to Google

    Johnny Chung Lee, one of the main developers behind Kinect, has left Microsoft for Google.

  • Google pulls Kongregate Arcade from Android Market

    Kongregate Arcade, the app version of the flash gaming website, has released on the Android Market, and – wait, no. It’s gone, removed by Google for “unknown reasons”.

  • Google launches Chrome Gaming App Store, features EA titles

    Google’s launched a brand new Chrome App Store, which features a gaming section.

  • Android Market now has 100K apps available for users

    Android users should be pleased to know their phone system of choice now has 100,000 different apps to choose from over on the Android Market.

  • Gameloft "cutting back" on Android platform development

    Gameloft has “significantly cut” back on developing games and applications for Google’s Android platform, according to a report from Reuters. Apparently, it’s not the only one cutting back on support, as the company stated that others are doing the same thing due to the “weakness” of Android’s application store. “We have significantly cut our investment […]

  • Google VP Jeff Huber joins EA's board of directors

    Electronic Arts has appointed Google’s senior vice president of engineering, Jeff Huber, to the company’s board board of directors. Huber is in charge of technology development and innovation for Google’s advertising systems. “We’re thrilled to have Jeff on our board,” said John Riccitiello. “His proven track record in technology and engineering will make him a […]

  • Google to give GDC attendees a peak at OpenSocial gaming gadgets

    Google will be at GDC on March 25 giving a “sneak peak” at the new “game gadgets” currently in development for iGoogle using OpenSocial. The company will also be on hand to demo the new iGoogle homepage. Here’s the rundown: Please join us on the night of March 25th as we give you an exclusive […]

  • Valve brand Google talk "100% rumour"

    Speaking to Spong, Valve’s Doug Lombardi has branded speculation of Google being poised to buy the firm as “100 percent rumour.” The Inquirer originated the talk, as you can see here.

  • Rumour: Google to buy Valve

    This Inquirer piece is rumouring that Google may be moving to buy Valve. The story cites “well-placed sources” and was filed from Austin GDC. If true, Steam is the main target, says the site. Also, it would be contrary to comments from Gabe Newell at Games Convention last month. Snip from the interview: So you’ve […]

  • Google Lively getting a boost from game developers

    Google made a few pebble-sized splashes when it waded into the videogame industry with Lively, but as with anything Google does, it won’t remain obscure for long. At the Austin GDC, the ubiquitous online company announced the next step in its plan to expand Lively: opening the gates to game developers. For now, Google plans […]

  • Google could be games publisher, says man

    This Forbes piece, authored by journalist Chris Morris, argues that Google may be considering becoming a games publisher. In a nuthshell: While most videogame makers rely heavily on brick and mortar retailers to drive sales (something Google isn’t currently set up for), digital delivery is a rapidly growing industry. Valve Software has seen success with […]

  • Second Life + Google = Lively

    Today, Google launched Lively, a pseudo-game that is essentially the result of the equation in the headline. The “game’s” main bullet point seems to be “self-expression,” as it sets its sights on avatar customization and room creation. Based on the number and variety of rooms already available, it seems Lively is quite versatile. Currently, Lively […]

  • Google working on a PSP - photo

    And there it is. It works, and everything. PSP: allowing you to found out everything you need to about balls from your handheld wireless device. The search was added to PSP’s XMB as part of the Firmware 4.0 update this morning.

  • PSP Firmware 4.0 to add Google to XMB

    According to this Destructoid piece, SCEA’s announced that PSP Firmware 4.0 will add Google search to the handheld’s XMB. No release date as yet.


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