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15 best Android games of 2018!

Gaming on mobile has been improving at a far greater rate than any technology that came before it. Android games seems to hit new heights every year. With the release of Android Nougat and Vulkan API, it only stands to get better and better over time. It won’t be long before mobile sees some even …

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Alienware Cuts the Chunk With New Gaming Laptop Range

Available in three display options.<p>Gaming hardware company Alienware is one-upping itself in the gaming laptop race with its thinnest machine yet, …

How to find Android games with no in-app purchases

<b>Honest Android Games curates games from the Google Play store that won't ask you to spend extra money on in-game items.</b><p>When you look at a mobile game for iOS on iTunes, there's a very handy at-a-glance tool that lets you know whether or not it is supported by in-app purchases: a bar on the …

20 best Android apps and games this week

It’s time for our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps and games to have emerged on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, but may have changed by the time you read this. (Free + IAP) means in-app purchases are used within the app.<p>Want more apps? Browse …

9 Skyrim Secrets You Probably Didn't Find

Sneaky secrets.<p>Skyrim is a game so massive that you can explore the tundras for days and still not see everything. Even if you’ve slain every dragon, …

Clueless Gamer: Conan Reviews "Watch Dogs"

Sony discontinues the PSP in Japan (update)

Sony will cease shipments of the PlayStation Portable to the domestic Japanese market beginning June 2014, the company announced today.<p>Sony revealed the discontinuation of the PSP in Japan in an announcement for two PlayStation Vita Super Value Packs for the region. Sony is offering users in …

The secret mobile addictions of game industry pros

We’ve all been there. Tapping away at a mobile screen and suddenly wondering, “Why am I playing this?” Most likely, it’s because we’re addicted to the just-one-more-go nature of mobile gaming, where two minutes turn to 30 before we know it.<p>GamesBeat reached out to a cross-section of game industry …

Beyond 'Screen Time:' What Minecraft Teaches Kids

Kids can and should use the right kinds of video games to learn.<p>All video games are not created equal.<p>I wouldn’t recommend we encourage youth to play just any game. I doubt transferable skills are learned by repeatedly flapping a bird into a drainage tube. The best educational interventions are …

18 Things the Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Trailer Tells Us About the Game

Activision wasn’t supposed to unveil <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> until this Sunday. But the announcement trailer, starring the inestimable Kevin …

Top 20 Most Anticipated Games of 2014!

Top 10 Gaming Controversies of 2013!

Angry Joe's Twitter Fight With IGN Editor: Who Was Wrong?

Titanfall Angry Review

Conan O'Brien Reviews "Hitman: Absolution" - Clueless Gamer - CONAN on TBS

Tips for Creating Better Games and Working More Efficiently in Unity

Unity is an extremely powerful game engine with the capabilities to tackle just about any game project you may have in mind, whether it's a 2D …

Game Development

FarmVille 2: Country Escape comes to Android and E-I-E-iOS devices

Perhaps the best-known series in social gaming, FarmVille is once again trying to raise a decent crop on the fertile grounds of mobile.<p>FarmVille 2: Country Escape is out for Android and iOS devices globally today. The title is a critical one for Zynga, which soared with Facebook games but stalled …

Hitman Go trailer heralds its iOS release today

<i>Hitman Go</i>, Square Enix Montreal's turn-based puzzle game, arrived on iOS today for $4.99, and Square Enix released a trailer to celebrate.<p>Check out the video above to see the game's diorama-like style, which places Agent 47 and his adversaries on board game-inspired levels. Alongside the series …

Candy Crush maker King settles trademark disputes with The Banner Saga developer

Social and mobile game developer King has settled its trademark disputes with <i>The Banner Saga</i> developer Stoic Studio and <i>CandySwipe</i> developer Albert Ransom, according to statements both developers recently released.<p>"Stoic is pleased to have come to an agreement with King regarding Stoic's <i>The Banner</i> …

Google: The Play market is helping developers around the world

More than 75 million people registered for the Google Play app market over the last six months, and that’s helping developers make more money than ever on the Android platform.<p>Google reported its quarterly earnings today. The company’s revenues are up year-over-year, but not as much as analysts …