Amazon Appstore turns four, celebrates with $100+ worth of free apps and games

Instead of expecting gifts, as you do when celebrating an anniversary, Amazon goes in a giving mood itself and lets its Android-owning fans install no less than 34 apps and games free of charge. Well, technically, the Amazon Appstore will be four years old on Sunday, March 22, but we wouldn’t hold our breath for better looming deals.


ZRRO – Android gaming done right, or just the next OUYA?

Fact: mobile gaming is huge. Also fact: sometimes the convenience of playing games on a smartphone or tablet pales in comparison to playing on a console connected to a beautiful HDTV.

Nvidia bringing Lollipop to Shield Tablet next week, alongside free gaming bundle

Nvidia vowed its Shield Tablet would be one of the first Android soldiers to load itself with 5.0 Lollipop, and next week, the GPU and SoC maker will be delivering on that promise. Impressive turnaround for a device manufacturer with little to no experience in the field, and no special relationship with Google.

Deal alert: Get your fix of top paid Android apps for free via Amazon

Browsing Google Play and Amazon’s Appstore for the latest, hottest, most fun games and productive Android apps? Disappointed to see so many of them cost top dollar? Then you’re likely not looking hard enough.

Swing Copters for Android and iOS has been released and it’s more difficult than Flappy Bird

The new game from Flappy Bird creator, Dong Nguyen has just been released in both Google Play and App Store and it’s called Swing Copters. Think of this game as a vertical-scrolling version of the phenomenal hit, Flappy Bird. This time however, you’ll be controlling a little guy with a propeller hat instead of the flying bird.

College views League of Legends just like other sports

E-sports are becoming very popular, and unlike five years ago, they are no longer viewed as a silly hobby. Robert Morris University is taking an even greater step than most in trying to change the way people view E-Sports, particularly League of Legends. The college says that it will be actively recruiting students for its more »

Does anyone care that Flappy Bird is returning to the app store?

Well, if you never got the chance to download Flappy Bird before it was pulled, August will give you that second chance. Nguyen said in an interview with CNBC that the app will include multi-player capabilities and be less addictive…whatever that means. Also, that sounds like a GREAT business model. But who am I to judge?

Xbox Live Gold May No Longer Be Necessary When Accessing Netflix

There are definitely more than enough reasons why someone would benefit from paying for Xbox Live Gold every month but according to Ars Technica, access to Netflix and Hulu may no longer be one of those reasons. Ars Technica’s sources have revealed that Microsoft will no longer make people pay for Gold if they want access to certain high-profile streaming apps on the Xbox 360 or Xbox One.

Viral gaming hit ‘Flappy Bird’ is indeed coming back, but ‘not soon’

Whispers of a change of heart from reclusive game developer Dong Nguyen vis-à-vis his biggest hit yet, “Flappy Bird”, were first heard last week, following an exclusive and rare Rolling Stone interview. But now the whispers are bona fide rumbles, as Nguyen just confirmed via Twitter he’s not only “considering” reviving the mobile game.

Hot Electronics Deals for February 18

Today’s best deals on electronics and games, handpicked from all over the web

Flappy Bird game coming to Windows Phone very soon

Tired with Angry Birds, Temple Run, and Candy Crush? There’s a new addictive game in town: Flappy Bird. I got to play the game on an iPad mini over the weekend and I must say it’s addicting just like Candy Crush. It’s the type that will get me stuck in bed with my iPhone for a whole day. It can be a bit annoying but I like the challenge.

NFS: Hot Pursuit, The Sims and More Windows Phone EA Games Get Price Cuts for Christmas

Windows Phone gamers are often left in the dark during the jolly holiday season due to being, well, too few and thus not very vocal about their needs. But not this year, as Electronic Arts has begun its traditional Christmas promotions early for WP users.