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Monument Valley developer Ustwo revealed that only five percent of the game's installs on Android are "paid for." It divulged "interesting data" about the game in recent tweets, clarifying that a "small number" of the other 95 percent of installs were legitimate. Additionally, the data does not acc...

January 6th 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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After a soft launch in select countries on Android devices, Hearthstone is now available worldwide for Android gamers. To run it, you'll need to have an Android device that's at least 6" or larger. Like the other platform versions, the Android edition of Hearthstone will sync up with your Battle.n...

December 17th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We're living in the age of smart phones, when there are more cell phones than there are people on this planet. I can't go anywhere without seeing people constantly whipping out their little rectangular companions for the constant stream of information, social connection, and Candy Crush interludes....

November 29th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Android device owners can now crush virtual foes within spitting distance - please don't spit on your foes - thanks to the addition of local multiplayer to certain mobile games. "Google Play Games has added the ability for players to find each other nearby in multiplayer games with the latest Play...

October 17th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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If we were to face a complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission, having a bunch of irritated parents on the other end of things is pretty low on our list of ideal situations. We're thinking Google feels the same way, now that they've agreed to pay a minimum of $19 million in refunds over pu...

September 7th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Hot on the heels of its iOS counterpart, the mobile-exclusive Crazy Taxi: City Rush is now available on Android devices. Designed by Crazy Taxi creator Kenji Kanno, City Rush has been built specifically for the touchscreen interface found on mobile devices. Though the game still centers on racing...

August 7th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The Google Play store is under criticism for recently hosting multiple games centered around the Israel-Gaza war. Apps such as Bomb Gaza and Gaza Assault: Code Red recently appeared on the Android marketplace before eventually being removed today. A cached version of Gaza Assault's store listing s...

August 4th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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There's no better deal than free money, which is why today Joystiq Deals is highlighting the ongoing $1,000 Google Play store giveaway. Those who register for the contest will be entered to win Google Play store credit from one of three prize tiers: The grand prize winner walks away with $150 credi...

August 1st 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Those worried that the games they play on their Android devices might be subtly pushing them ever-closer to their carrier's data cap can rest a bit easier by perusing the offerings in Google Play's newly-launched "Offline Games" section. Like the name says, all games found in the Offline Games sec...

July 25th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Leo's Fortune, the tablet-based platformer from 1337 & Senri, is now available on Android. The game first launched on iOS in May, and stars a mustachioed blue ball named Leopold, who is on the hunt for his missing gold. Players must leap and glide through levels with switches and spiky traps, c...

July 10th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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SleepNinja's top-down puzzler Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake launches today on iOS and Android via Google Play and Amazon's app store. Since its release date was announced earlier this month, the game's price on mobile devices has increased by one dollar to $4.99. The "environmental puzzle" game, w...

June 26th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments