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Hardcore Droid’s Daily News Roundup: August 7th, 2014

Playstation Mobile For Android Is No More! News For August 7th, 2014

Sony Japan dropped a bombshell today, confirming that the company will no longer support its PlayStation Mobile for Android service. Instead, they’re encouraging developers building games for the platform, to move them over to the PlayStation Vita and Vita TV. The unpopular service was an attempt at attracting indie developers to build smaller sized games for PlayStation certified devices. If your Android is running 4.4.2 and lower, your existing content should run fine. For anything above that, you may run into some problems. You can check out more on this here.

Mobile game start-up Kiwi Inc. just closed a 15 million dollar funding run to invest in the next generation of mobile gaming titles, in addition to boosting distribution and monetizing practices. Kiwi’s products include adventure titles such as Shipwrecked and Brightwood Adventures, along with its top title, Enemy Lines. The company, led by CEO Omar Siddiqui, was founded in August 2011 and has 150 employees.

Nividia Shield Tablet reviews have been pouring in and the overall response has been positive. The tablet features an 8-inch 1920 x 1080 LCD screen and a Tegra K1 processor, 4 times faster than the previous Shield Portable. You can check out the Kotaku Review over here.

And if you happened to grab the Mobile Humble Bundle and are digging Mines of Mars, the games composer Evan Gipson has put the entire soundtrack up online for free. You can have a listen and download here.

What do you guys think about the drop in support for the PlayStation Mobile? Let us know.

 

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Zackery Cuevas

Zackery Cuevas is a freelance writer from New York City. He enjoys playing videogames, writing about videogames and complaining about videogames. A console gamer at heart, Zackery has recently opened himself up to the joys of PC and mobile gaming.



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