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Sprint 5G phones include Hatch Premium and cloud gaming


Thursday, August 29, 2019 by

Sprint customers can enjoy instant access to unlimited mobile cloud gaming with Hatch Premium and True Mobile 5G. Hatch, a game-streaming experience specifically designed for mobile 5G networks, will be preloaded on Sprint 5G smartphones. Plus, customers will receive a complimentary three-month subscription to Hatch Premium. Sprint 5G customers will experie...


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10 Gotchas Apple Developers Should Know About in iOS 10


Monday, August 22, 2016 by

With the release of iOS 10 looming (Apple just released beta 7), developers everywhere should be evaluating their code to see if there are any gotcha's coming. Each iOS release comes with it’s own set of benefits for the end-user but there always seems to be that ‘uh-oh’ moment for developers.So I've taken a bit of time to point out a few of the "gotchas" that you shoul...


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Marmalade Offers New BackendasaService for Cross Platform Game Developers


Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by

Marmalade is now offering Marmalade Game Services offering a new backend service powered by GameSparks, a cross platform Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider for games. Through the GameSparks platform and integration via their C++ SDK, Marmalade Game Services allows developers to build the server-side features of their game, offering the ability to connec...


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Google Play Game Services Gets New Publishing API, Updated Unity Plugin, and Leaderboard Tamper Protection


Saturday, December 27, 2014 by

The Google Play games services (GPGS) has announced several new developer tools including a new Game Services Publishing API, a revamped Unity Plugin, additional enhancements to the C++ SDK, and improved Leaderboard Tamper Protection.New Game Publishing APIAt Google I/O this past June, Google Play Developer Publishing APIs were launched to automate the configuration and...


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Android Developers Receive Expanded Google Play Games Management API for Testing


Friday, November 14, 2014 by

Android game developers with gaming apps on Google Play will find it easier to test games with a newly expanded suite of Management APIs to facilitate game development and testing, with better support for alpha and beta groups.The Google Play Management API is a set of tools that enable developers to do things like manage tester data and clean up bad leaderboard score s...


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Fresvii Releases Open Beta of AppSteroid Mobile Game Platform for iOS, Android and Unity


Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by

Fresvii has announced the open beta for the company’s AppSteroid mobile cloud platform. The AppSteroid SDK version is (0.2.1) for iOS, Android and Unity.Fresvii's AppSteroid is a mobile cloud platform designed for smartphone game developers to facilitate the integration of gaming components, reducing development costs without worrying about game server management. Servi...


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App Developers Can Launch Their Own Start up at AWS re:Invent


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 by

In 2013, five start-ups launched at Amazon Web Services re:Invent event and AWS is doing it again this year. For companies in stealth mode, it is an opportunity to use re:Invent to launch an AWS-powered mobile app or game to the world. For those that have already launched, the event can announce a new major feature. The application deadline is 5pm PST on Septe...


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GameSalad Acquires Together Games Asynchronous Multiplayer Game Server Platform


Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by

Earlier this year GameSalad integrated the Together Games asynchronous multiplayer game server platform and now they have announced they have purchased Together Games entirely.This acquisition allows GameSalad to offer managed server hosting for all of their users that want to put asynchronous multiplayer into their apps. This feature is currently available in...


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Amazon Releases Research on Success of Developers on the Amazon Appstore Platform


Monday, June 16, 2014 by

Amazon is trumpeting its success in convincing developers to utilize its platform with its latest announcement of an IDC study saying that developers are having positive results from the Kindle Fire platform. According to the IDC survey commissioned by Amazon, 65% of developers building apps and games for Kindle Fire are making at least as much money on t...


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Amazon Developer Program Adds New Features To GameCircle for Player Engagement and Retention


Friday, April 11, 2014 by

GameCircle is designed to increase player engagement, improve retention, and enhance the customer experience when playing mobile games on iOS, Android, or Fire OS. Amazon has added new features to GameCircle designed to help developers increase engagement through player Achievements, Leaderboards, and game data synchronization.The two new features are: (1) expanded play...


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New Google Play Services Are Rolling Out for Game App Developers


Monday, March 17, 2014 by

With GDC at full steam already this week, Google has kicked off the week announcing new services for its Google Play developer program including the new game gifts incentive program and enhanced engagement and discovery options.Highlights of the New Offerings- Google is introducing game gifts, a new service that lets players send virtual in-game obje...


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Twitch Gaming SDK Moves From PC | Console Gaming to Mobile


Monday, March 17, 2014 by

Twitch, a video platform and community for gamers, is now offering its new Twitch Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK) too enable the live broadcasting, capturing and archiving of mobile games. More than 45 million PC and console gamers currently use Twitch to broadcast, watch and chat about pc and console gaming. With more than 10 million mobile installs of the T...


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Amazon Expands the Availability of Amazon Coins for Android Devices


Wednesday, February 19, 2014 by

Amazon has announced that customers in the US, UK and Germany can now buy, spend and earn Amazon Coins on their Android phones and tablets.Amazon users need to download the latest version of the Amazon Appstore and their existing Coins balances automatically appear. Existing Android users can upgrade to the latest version of the Amazon Appstore and new customers ca...


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Google Helps App Developers With New Gaming Tools


Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by

Google has responded to the push for more and easier gaming development tools with the several new assitions including open sourcing of a 2D physics library and new features to the Google Play game services offering, such as a plug-in for Unity. The open-source release of LiquidFun offers a new C++ 2D physics library that makes it easier for developers to add rea...


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Amazon “App Store Developer Select Program” Recruits HD Optimized Apps


Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by

Want 500,000 free mobile ad impressions? Amazon is offering just that as it continues its push to recruit app developers with its recently announced Appstore Developer Select program. Developers who submit qualifying apps receive enhanced services including 500,000 free mobile ad impressions across the Amazon Mobile Ad Network, participation in the Amazon Coins Reward...


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GameCircle Expands to All Android Devices


Monday, July 1, 2013 by

Amazon has just released a major update to Amazon GameCircle, their free game service providing achievements, leaderboards, and Whispersync for Games. Games on all Android devices (including Kindle Fire, of course) can now integrate GameCircle, which is easy because we support Java, JNI, and Unity3D. In addition, Whispersync has been dramatically improved, becoming the ...


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Corona Labs acquires Game Minion


Thursday, December 13, 2012 by

Corona developers will soon have a new option for including cloud based services such as  leaderboards, social sharing, and multiplayer gaming into their apps.Corona Labs announced they have joined forces with Game Minion to develop "Corona Cloud" which will hopefully be ready for developers to start using in early 2013.Corona is already a multiplatf...


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Gree attempts to crush shutter OpenFeint


Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by

It doesn’t seem all that long ago that we were talking about all the major games being released withOpenFeint 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 compatibility. Think XBOX Live for mobile games and you’re on the right track. ...