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Underworld Empire RPG launches free-to-play on Android

Kabam has just announced that its huge crime-based MMORPG, Underworld Empire, is now available and free-to-play on Android. The game that already has millions of players on its iOS version is now open up to folks on Android, letting you experience the seedy crime underworld for yourself in this action-packed role-playing game. Show More Summary

9 of 10 emergency wireless calls lack accurate location data in D.C. area

Don't cut the cord just yet on your home phones! FCC data reveals that 9 out of 10 emergency calls made with a cell phone in Washington, D.C. lack accurate location information, making it harder for emergency workers to respond in a crisis. The data was collected in the first half of 2013 and only covers the D.C. area in the U.S.

Noodlecake and No Monkeys' 'Small Fry' Soon Warps to Hyperspace

Small Fry [Free], the Noodlecake-published endless runner – or endless swimmer, or dolphin diver, or whatever you want to call its whole situation – by No Monkeys, is getting a big update next week that will bring a new gameplay mode and new reasons to play often. Hyperspace is the star of the update, where

9 of 10 emergency wireless calls lack accurate location in D.C. area

Don't cut the cord just yet on your home phones! FCC data reveals that 9 out of 10 emergency calls made with a cell phone in Washington, D.C. lack accurate location information, making it harder for emergency workers to respond in a crisis. Show More Summary

Eight things you need to check off when hiring your first employee

Before you post that new job and start interviewing candidates there are some important things you need to do. Read more about Eight things you need to check off when hiring your first employee

Acer refreshes C720 Chromebook with Intel Core i3, 32GB storage

Acer has announced an updated version to its popular C720 Chromebook, this time around with Intel's fourth generation Haswell Core i3 processor. Starting at $349, the updated model provides faster performance, more base storage and delivers more battery life than last year's C720 that were powered by Intel's Celeron processors.

'DUNGEONy' Already Has 2.0 Update with a Laundry List of Tweaks, Changes, and New Stuff

We reviewed DUNGEONy [$1.99] only a few short weeks ago, but the game has already gotten a 2.0 update that brings a laundry list of changes and improvements to the puzzling roguelike. There's a couple of new characters: the Grizzly, set to hard difficulty, and Skelly, who's an unlucky character. Good luck with that. The

Amazon launches mobile analytics service

Today, Amazon expanded its web services platform with a mobile analytics tool game developers can use -- and to lure you in, is offering it free to start....

How to re-download purchased books with iBooks and iTunes in the Cloud

If you've purchased books from iBooks, you can download and enjoy them across all your devices. It doesn't matter what device you purchased them on, you can easily enjoy purchased books on any device. If you don't have automatic downloads...Show More Summary

Lifetrak Zone C410 Fitness Tracker

While the standalone performance of the Zone C410 is pretty awesome, the integration with iOS seems a bit of an afterthought. But the year long battery make some of the limitations easier to understand. The post Lifetrak Zone C410 Fitness Tracker appeared first on 148Apps.

Plague Inc. update ties in to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Plague Inc. has been updated with a new disease that players can use to wipe out humanity, that also ties in to the upcoming release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in theaters. The new pack, the Simian Flu, costs $1.99 as an in-app purchase

Samsung Apps finally rebranded to 'Galaxy Apps' to help with platform confusion

Though Samsung claimed the change would come several days ago, the Samsung Apps store has just rebranded itself to Galaxy Apps with an update to the application. Coming with the rebrand to the "Galaxy" name is a slight change in visual styling of the app to darker shades of blue and a few new animations, though the app overall performs much the same as it did before.

Sonic Jump Fever’s New Launch Trailer Sprints into View

Sonic Jump Fever, SEGA’s competitive high-score follow-up to their vertical platformer Sonic Jump, is now available on the App Store. To celebrate this a launch a new trailer has been unveiled, showing off the kind of combo jumping Sonic and his pals can pull off in-game now. Show More Summary

Plague Inc. update ties in to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Plague Inc. has been updated with a new disease that players can use to wipe out humanity, that also ties in to the upcoming release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in theaters. The new pack, the Simian Flu, costs $1.99 as an in-app purchase The Simian Flu pits humanity against a growing civilization of intelligent apes. Show More Summary

'ALONE' is a Fast Paced Cave Flyer Coming Next Month

Now that the Flappy phenomenon is (mostly) behind us, we can get back to looking at games like this and being like "Oh hey, that looks like a neat cave flyer!" right? Well, whatever, that's exactly what I said when I saw this trailer: It's from Laser Dog, the creators of PUK [$1.99], another arcade

Share your programming tricks on Gamasutra blogs

Have a great, practical programming technique you think Gamasutra's readers would appreciate? Write it up in Gamasutra blogs!...

Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2 brings back rootin’-tootin’ first-person-shootin’ to the zombie apocalypse. Despite the altogether realistic visuals, Dead Trigger 2 remains chock-full of tongue-in-cheek humor. Controls now use a fast and natural auto-fire mechanism which keeps the focus on moving and aiming. Show More Summary

Top app, device and accessory sales for July 10, 2014

"What do you want to save on today?" My momma would ask me that every morning. At least that's what she'd ask if she were the one compiling this list of the day's top deals on apps, accessories and devices. Click. Save. Namaste.

Don't Miss: The metrics aren't the message

Industry veteran Laralyn McWilliams explains how a pivotal moment in her life showed her that over-reliance on analytics and player friction in games isn't the answer....

Blackwell 3: Convergence Review

Not quite as strong as the original installment, Blackwell 3: Convergence is never less than thoroughly likeable and entertaining. The post Blackwell 3: Convergence Review appeared first on 148Apps.

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