Amazon just unveiled GameCircle for the Kindle Fire, which should add to the overall gaming experience. By far the biggest feature is Cloud Syncing, which is something Android desperately needs. What it does is save in-game progress to the cloud so that players can continue where they left off even if they deleted the game or switch devices. Other features include Achievements and Leaderboards.
In the same way that LinkedIn has become the home of your professional identity, and Facebook the home of your social identity, founder and CEO Adam Lieb wants to turn his startup Duxter into the center of your gaming identity.
There are plenty of other gaming social networks, but Lieb argued that they’re too focused on specific aspects of the gaming experience.
I'm developing android game app using Google Play Game Services. I made my app using MainActivity(extends BaseGameActivity) and various fragments. I want to implement custom UI to achievements and leaderboards. How can I do it? I can't find relevant docs on developers site.
In any Google play game I cannot view the achievements any more, the window flashes open then closed. In the Google play app it will show the amount, ie 2/14, but clicking on my achievements shows a blank page. Leaderboards work though!
LifeKraze, the social network that rewards you for daily activities, has officially launched on the Google Play store.
The app tries to bring action into our social mix. Founder and CTO Michael Brooks Jr.
Digg today responded to early user feedback about its plans for a Google Reader replacement announced earlier this month, saying that it has narrowed down incoming requests to four key points: keep it simple, make it fast, synchronize across devices, and, finally, allow for easy import from Google Reader, of course.