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  • Blog Post: Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Now Available On Android

    After encountering some eventually resolved issues with the game appearing on iOS, developer Beamdog has brought the game over to Android. The enhanced edition of the game adds new characters and myriad improvements to the original game, as well as a new area, The Black Pits. You can grab the game for... More
  • Blog Post: Become A Pokémon Master... Using Google Maps

    Fans have been speculating how exactly Nintendo would dive into the realm of mobile. Would they make Nintendo games available on the app store? A Nintendo mobile app ? Well, now we have our answer...they've partnered with Google to bring the world of Pokémon to Google Maps. In what is obviously... More
  • Blog Post: Google Play Update To Allow Cross-Platform Multiplayer With iOS

    A new update to Google Play game services will make it easier for developers to create games that support multi-platform mobile multiplayer. Google Play's back-end tools have received an update that allows developers to manage leader boards and achievements across platforms, as well as support multiplayer... More
  • Blog Post: Google Releases Five Mini-Games For Glass

    Google has released five experimental tech-demo mini-games for its wearable Glass hardware. If you're a Google Glass early adopter, you can head here download the games now. Tennis, Balance, Clay Shooter, Matcher, and Shape Splitter aren't really meant to be full games, but instead serve to try... More
  • Blog Post: Google France Features Doctor Who Game

    Google is full of geeks, so it's not surprising that they love everyone's favorite time traveling doctor. If you head over to the French version of Google's site today, you can play a Doctor Who mini game. Hurry up and help the Doctor find all of the letters that spell Google on Google France's... More
  • Blog Post: Google Partners With MinecraftEdu To Release Quantum Physics Mod

    Google's Quantum A.I. Lab Team have released a mod for Minecraft which adds quantum physics mechanics to the game as a way of educating Minecraft fans on the topic. On the official page for the mod a post about the qCraft mod says, "qCraft is not a simulation of quantum physics (this is v1 after... More
  • Blog Post: Google's Homepage Is A Simplified Point-And-Click Alien Adventure

    If you head to Google's homepage today , you will find that today's doodle is an interactive point-and-click alien adventure game commemorating the 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident's reporting. In the game, you play as a displaced alien trying to find the three parts of his dismantled... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Google Is Developing A Game Console

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the tech giant Google is creating an Android-powered game console, and a wristwatch device that will connect with your Android phone. According to the Wall Street Journal's Amir Efrati, his sources have revealed that Google "The Internet giant hopes... More
  • Blog Post: Google Appoints Chief Game Designer, Won't Say Why

    Google has hired Noah Falstein, someone with a long history in game development, and given him the title chief game designer. Outside of those few details, we no nothing else. Falstein confirmed to Gamasutra that this is all true, but he couldn't say anything else. "I can confirm that the title... More
  • Blog Post: Google Monkey Balls Around With World Wide Maze

    Google is full of nerds and dorks, but that's good news for the rest of us. The company's latest Chrome experiment turns any website into a game of Marble Madness. World Wide Maze turns virtually any website into a Super Monkey Ball-like maze that players can then navigate with their smartphone... More
  • Blog Post: Obama Credits Video Games As A Reason To Introduce Programming Education

    In a Google+ Fireside Hangout on February 18, President Obama stated that video games could be a good way to attract children to computer programming. President Obama said that introducing computer programming in elementary schools makes sense because children nowadays are knowledgeable about the internet... More
  • Blog Post: Play A Zamboni Driver In Today's Google Doodle

    Today in 1901, Frank Zamboni, Jr. was born. Zamboni's name would become world famous among hockey fans for the ice resurfacing machines that bear his name. So, go to Google.com , hit play, and you can play an Atari-style game where you're tasked with cleaning up a rink after some mischievous... More
  • Blog Post: Taiwanese Cloud Gaming Company Partners With Google TV

    Taiwanese cloud gaming company Ubitus is set to deliver console and MMO titles to Google TV. Any smart TVs or set-top boxes with Google TV can access games from Ubitus. According to Engadget , promo material for the announcement shows Resident Evil 5, Lost Planet 2, and Super Street Fighter IV, but it's... More
  • Blog Post: Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP Available Now For Android Devices

    The iOS hit with an awesome soundtrack and a strange title, Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP is available now for Android devices. You can head here to download it for your Android device for $1.99. Just make sure you have at least OS 2.3 in order to play it. [via Joystiq ] More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft SmartGlass Available Now On Android Devices

    Microsoft's Surface tablet launched today with built in SmartGlass functionality, and now the app is available for Android devices . Make sure to note the current compatibility pre-requisites, as it does not currently work for all Android devices. SmartGlass is heading to iOS devices as well, but... More
  • Blog Post: Google Fiber Revealed, Sounds Incredible

    Google has pulled back the curtain on its new gigabit fiber optic internet and television service. First off, Google Fiber is only available in the test location of Kansas City (Missouri and Kansas). Google put out the call to many cities around the U.S. and K.C. won out. The rest of us will just have... More
  • Blog Post: Game Companies Sign On To Oppose DOMA

    Electronic Arts, Zynga, and Microsoft have signed on to a brief urging the 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals to find the law, which outlaws gay marriage, unconstitutional. The 9 th Circuit is currently hearing an appeal to an earlier decision (Golinski vs. the U.S. Office of Personal Management), which found... More
  • Blog Post: Google Introduces The Nexus 7 Tablet

    Google unveiled its tablet today, running Android OS 4.1 (a.k.a. Jellybean if you insist), and its available for pre-order now . The tablet will be shipping in about 2-3 weeks and will run you $199 for the 8 GB model and $249.99 for the 16 GB model. You can find out more by watching Google's advertisement... More
  • Blog Post: Typing "Zerg Rush" Into Google Offers Terrifying Results

    Either the Internet is eating itself, or it's a clever Starcraft reference. Typing "Zerg rush," into Google creates an army of Zerg-like Google-Os that destroy your precious search results. You can click the little Os to destroy them before they eat away at all of your googling. I feel... More
  • Blog Post: Square Enix Partnered With Google On 8-Bit Map

    Google's April Fool's 8-bit map was filled with many Dragon Quest references and images. Square Enix said today it provided the assets for the project. "It was a collaborative effort between Square Enix and Google," a U.S. representative told Game Informer. "Google came up with... More
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