GameStop may think that
people still like boxes


, but that's not stopping the company from diving into the digital distribution realm. It bought up
Flash


game purveyor Kongregate last summer and now that anty acquisition just dropped a big egg on
Android


with the launch of Kongregate Arcade. It's basically a separate mobile app store from the
Android Market


, but with a few important differences. Biggest is that these games, numbering over 300, are all free and are all Flash-based. This is said to "solve the game discovery problem" by popping out of the Market but certainly won't do much to solve revenue problems for devs working on premium mobile games. Of course to get all the games you'll still need to find this app, but it's there. Right now. We checked.
Continue reading Kongregate Arcade hits Android, GameStop shoving free Flash games straight onto your smartphone





Kongregate Arcade hits Android, GameStop shoving free Flash games straight onto your smartphone


originally appeared on
Engadget


on Tue, 18 Jan 2011 11:31:00 EST. Please see our
terms for use of feeds


.




Permalink


|
Email this


|
Comments





More...