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Google Play Game Services announced: cloud saves, multiplayer, achievements

Google has officially unveiled Google Play Game Services at its I/O 2013 developer conference today. Google Play Game Services adds cloud saves, achievements and leaderboards for games on the Play Store. The big news, however, is that the service is not only headed to Android and web, but also to …

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ANALYSIS: Inconsistent app store strategies highlight IAP problems

An MCV investigation examining hundreds of apps has revealed a lack of consistency in the way in-game purchases are presented on digital stores. Some developers even claim their games are ‘completely free’, despite later asking players to stump up for power ups or tokens priced as high as 69.99. Following …

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GAME Reward smartphone app goes live

The UK’s leading game retailer GAME has pushed live its new smartphone app on the Apple App Store and on Android’s Google Play. A Windows Phone version will be released soon. The app allows customers or both GAME and Gamestation to unite their store credit under a single account. It …

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Google Play store celebrates 25bn downloads

Google has announced Android’s Google Play store has surpassed 25bn downloads. The company announced the news on the official android blog, adding that the store currently offers over 675,000 apps and games. In comparison, Apple’s iOS app store crossed the 25bn milestone back in March. Given how many recently released …

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