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Steam Link optimized for the Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, and others now available

With the Steam Link released mid last month, it has already gone through a number of optimizations and changes on the Google Play Store. One update saw the Steam Controller gain access to Bluetooth Low Energy mode so that it could be connected to a mobile phone. Now, Valve (the company behind Steam) has announced...

Honor Play unveiled with “GPU Turbo” tech for gaming, Honor 9i mid-range announced too

We're starting to see smartphone companies create devices with a major emphasis on mobile gaming. Razer released a smartphone dedicated to gaming and ASUS just announced the ROG Phone, which again, is being marketed toward gamers. Honor has just announced two new phones, the mid-range Honor 9i and the Honor Play with a new feature...

The ASUS ROG Phone is a gaming phone with an overclocked Snapdragon 845 and a 90Hz screen

Gaming phones appear to be all the rage recently with the Razer Phone kicking everything off late last year. Following that, the Xiaomi-backed Black Shark made an appearance. ASUS is now getting in on the action with the ASUS ROG Phone (Republic of Gamers) making its way to the market. It's got a number of tricks...

[Update: Available Now] Steam Link is coming to Android to stream your PC game to your Android device

For many, games on Android are casual. They tend to be timewasters, with very few Android games actually being serious. That's set to change with the introduction of the Steam link application launching on May 21st (in beta) on Android. It is also planned for an iOS launch at a later date. Users of the...

Google Maps API lets game developers build real-world video games

Google Maps has a huge amount of information that can be useful to anyone in the world. For navigational purposes, it's obviously the go-to, but there are also many other potential benefits. Google Maps supplies a worldwide updated map and many places can be viewed at street-level via Google Street View. Games that utilize real-world...

The State of Android Gaming — Interesting Takeaways From TestBird

TestBird is a Chinese startup company established in 2013 that offers a cloud testing platform for mobile games. The company will be publishing the first English edition of their report, China's Mobile Game Compatibility Test White Paper for the First Half of 2015, at Game Connection this coming Wednesday. Game Connection is an international convention for...