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GTA5 iFruit app brings dogsitting, car customization to Android

Rockstar Games has announced the Android release of its iFruit app, giving those not devoted to iOS a chance to groom a virtual Rottweiler on the go. As with its iOS incarnation, the Android version of iFruit is a free download. For that nonexistent price of entry, players are given access to an...

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New Nexus 7 tablet coming July 30, carried by GameStop

A new version of the Nexus 7 tablet is coming to market on July 30, anxious to show off its thinner and lighter summer body to the world. The new Nexus 7, which sports an increased 1,920 x 1,200 resolution and upgraded innards, will retail for $230 for the 16GB model and $270 for the 32GB model....

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WSJ: Google developing Android console; eyes on Apple, Ouya

Google is developing a game console that runs on Android, Wall Street Journal reports. The console is in development alongside a wrist watch powered by Android. Google is interested in the console and watch as a buffer against whatever devices Apple has planned for the future, the report says....

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Google+ Games no more after June 30

After June 30, Google+ Games will be no more. Google has announced it's pulling the plug on all games through its service, so if you have credits in any games or wish to continue playing, you'll need to pursue that through each individual developer. Google announced it's pulling the plug shortly...

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Google Play launches game services for mobile, social, cloud gaming

Google is kicking off games services on its Play Store that allows developers to add achievements, social and public leaderboards, cloud saving, and real-time multiplayer. The games service goes live today and works completely on Android, and mostly on iOS or other "connected devices" – that...

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Google commemorates Atari's Breakout in interactive fashion

Atari's Breakout turned 37 last month, and that apparently (but not unsurprisingly) is enough of an excuse for yet another Google easter egg. If you type 'Atari Breakout' into Google Images' search, instead of finding graphics of the classic game, the screen will transform into a playable Breakout...

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Google Play Games leaks out, will feature matchmaking and achievements

The Android answer to Apple's Game Center app on iOS will be Google Play Games, according to information obtained by Android Police from a Play Services APK teardown. The service will bring lobbies and invites for matchmaking, in-game chat, cloud game saves, achievements and leaderboards to the...

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Wii Street U gets emotional, adds Miiverse support

The Wii U's Google-powered maps app, Wii Street U, has just received an update, allowing users to take pictures of places and upload them to the Miiverse. The Wii Street U app launched in February as a free download on the Nintendo eShop. Once uploaded, you can add emotional tags to your...

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Google Chrome 'experiment' transforms websites into thrilling marble mazes

That's Joystiq, as seen through a new Google Chrome "Experiment." The game World Wide Maze turns the website (or Google search result) of your choice into a three-dimensional maze, full of jumps, elevators, and desirable blue spheres to pick up. It's sort of a 3D Marble Madness – or, if you...

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US court: Motorola can't enforce German Xbox injunction

Motorola Mobility (now owned by Google) obtained an injunction against Microsoft in Germany that would have prevented sale or import of Xbox 360s, among other Microsoft devices earlier this summer, over H.264 video encoding technology owned by Motorola and licensed for use in MS devices. Now, the...

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