It’s our last Google Play Weekly of the year! In this one we’ll talk about some last minute 2013 news and 5 more Android apps you can’t miss this week!
CheapCast, an application that lets any Android device behave like a Chromecast receiver, is now available in the Play Store as a public beta.
Sure, you can run Android apps on your Windows PC, in multiple ways. Some laptops are even going to ship with Android apps preinstalled. But what about the other way around? Not yet, but (hopefully) soon.
Hunting down and using a dozen or so emulator apps are doable, but not very convenient and cheap. This is where RetroArch comes in and sweeps you off your feet.
Classic strategy game fans rejoice, there’s finally a working version of Starcraft available for Android, with working touch screen controls. Winulator developer Dan Aloni has released a video showing the popular strategy game running on Android will full touchscreen support.
Winulator is an Android app that provides a runtime environment for DirectX API Windows programs. The project is Dan Aloni’s brainchild, and so far, he got one Windows game to run on Android – Caesar III, the seminal city-builder released in October 1998.
To say that the quality of games on Android has improved since the early days is an understatement, but great graphics alone don’t make a title worth the time investment. It’s the gameplay that keeps folks coming back for more. One guy decided to take the concept of taking the trip down gaming memory lane a step further by building his own Android arcade machine.
What’s that you say? You want to install Android apps on your old devices, but Google Play won’t work? Have no fear, for we have the next best option: virtualization. That’s... right! An Android emulator is running amuck on the range, so let’s rope in the details and get right down to business.
There are 3, count them, three separate APK’s for this function...
We all appreciate the effort put in by an increasing number of game developers who have been optimizing classic PC games for mobile devices, such as Painkiller: Purgatory HD or Max Payne. This... customization for touchscreen interfaces usually provides the best user experience for gamers. But sometimes, game ports and emulators work just as well, even though they requires a little more work on t...
Countless gamers consider Final Fantasy III to be one the best iterations in the FF series, while the readers of the influential Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu even voted FF3 as the eighth-best... video game of all time. Unfortunately, it was also a game that took decades to make it to US shore, with Square Enix porting the game to Nintendo 3DS in 2006. The 3D remake of FF3 from the Nintendo 3DS was...