Galaxy S6, S6 Edge Buyers to Receive 20+ Digital Freebies Through Galaxy Gifts

As part of its existing Galaxy Gifts initiative, buyers of the upcoming Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge from Samsung will be treated to various app, games, and in-app content.

The list contains over 20 offerings, all of which will be downloadable via the Samsung Apps store. None of these, unless from your carrier, will come preloaded on the device.  (more…)

Google at GDC 2015: Native In-App Ads Introduced, Nearby Connections API for Second-Screen Controls Showcased

While MWC is still alive and kicking with news, the GDC (Game Developers Conference) is also taking place down in San Francisco this week. Yesterday, Google took the stage to announce a few important things, specifically focused on in-app purchases, in-app advertising, and a new API which allows developers to turn your smartphone into an Android TV game controller.  (more…)

Magic Touch: Wizard for Hire from Nitrome Now on Google Play

Magic Touch, the latest game from London-based development company Nitrome, puts you in control of a wizard who has been hired to defend a castle. As enemy knights descend from the sky via attached balloons, you swipe on the screen to cast spells that destroy the various types of balloons.

As you progress through the round, the enemy knights descend faster and require more spells to pop their balloons. Your goal is to stop as many knights as you can from reaching the castle; as soon as they do, it’s game over.  (more…)

Paid Apps and Games Going Live on Samsung’s Gear VR Store

While tinkering with the office’s Gear VR, one thing becomes painfully apparent, and that is the lack of awesome content to consume on Samsung’s virtual reality headset. However, alongside the announcement of a new Gear VR for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, the Oculus-powered app store now features paid apps and games, allowing developers to get serious about bringing awesome paid experiences to VR.  (more…)