Deal: Become the Ultimate Game Developer for $49 With This Bundle

How would you like to make the next Flappy Bird or Granny Smith? What’s that, you have absolutely zero developing games? You need not worry, my friend. Through the DL Deals store, you can pick-up the Ultimate Game Developer Bundle for just $49, a 95% discount off the suggested price of $989. Seriously, that says 95% off. 95%.

So what do you get and how will this bundle make you a game developing beast? There are 7 courses, 30+ hours of training, and over 100 lectures that should teach you all there is to know. The courses include topics like an intro to game design with Unity3D, creating your first game with Stency, HTML5 game development for beginners, creating puzzle games, learning Android app development from scratch, and of course, how to make the next simple flappy game.

The deal and set of courses are only available for just over a week, so be sure to get in on it.

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Google Introduces Nearby Multiplayer to Google Play Games for Developers

A new feature has been introduced to developers by Google, which will allow you and your friends to compete side-by-side in select games in the upcoming future.

The introduction is of Nearby Multiplayer in Google Play Games, which will allow developers to create challenges and cooperative experiences based on the locations of you and your friends.  (more…)

Moto Voice Receives Minor Update, Improves Responsiveness and Moto Hint Performance

Like Touchless Control? How about faster and more precise touchless control? If you own a newer Motorola (i.e., released within the past year or so) smartphone, you get your wish. A minor Moto Voice update is rolling out today with “improved responsiveness” for commands and “improved performance” when paired with the Moto Hint(more…)

Daddy Long Legs Game Crawls Onto Google Play, But Does Not Crawl Very Far

A game called Daddy Long Legs hit Google Play recently, escaping my attention thanks to all of the craziness which has taken place thanks to Google and new Nexus devices. Regardless, we can talk about it now, and the game is very cool.

In the game, which is one of the more straightforward titles you will ever play in your life, you are a spider who is simply trying to walk as far as he can without toppling over. Of course, your legs are super long, so moving them perfectly in sync for perfect forward steps is somewhat of a chore. However, a chore does not properly describe the difficulty of Daddy Long Legs.  (more…)

Androidify Update on Android L Day, Nexus 6 Accessory Included

Google’s Androidify app received an update today, likely because Android L (“Lollipop“) will be unveiled later on along with a new campaign surrounding the customizable Android character app. The app has been redesigned, is much more share-friendly, and has new options to make the perfect version of you…as Bugdroid.

One of the new accessories – because we are buying into the hypebeast today – looks a lot like the soon-to-be-announced Nexus 6. You can see it on the character I created in the image above. It resembles a Moto X, the phone the Nexus 6 is designed around, with that back dimple and camera placement. Yep, I would say that that is it.  (more…)