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OpenFeint gaming on Android has hit some more milestones this month. What started off as a rather small showing in the Android Market, OpenFeint is now adding is now adding over 3 million new Android users a month and have increased their gaming catalog 46 percent in just two months, making the grand total of available games 460 and growing. With that many users, keeping games fresh and new is always something OpenFeint is working on. With that noted, 16 new games have been added to the Android Market as listed below:

  • Abyss Attack, Deep Byte Studios
  • Angry Viking, Zaxis Games
  • Big Time Gangsta, Glu
  • Contract Killer, Glu
  • Dead Runner, Distinctive Games
  • Dogfight, Joaquin Grech
  • Froggy Jump, Invictus
  • Happy Vikings, HandyGames
  • Lyric Legend 1, TuneWiki
  • Nano Panda, Unit9
  • Riptide GP, Vector Unit
  • Robot Unicorn Attack, [Adult Swim]
  • ShakyTower, HyperBees
  • Stardunk, Godzilab
  • Wisp, Triolith
  • Woof the Dog, Fishing Cactus

Needless to say, Android game developers are making use of the OpenFeint development tools and doing so on a large scale. That makes for great gaming on the Android platform as a whole and, we're suckers for great games so kudos to OpenFeint. Head on past the break for the full press release announcement if you're looking for further details.

OpenFeint Now Adding 3 Million New Android Users a Month as Top iOS Game Developers Accelerate Android Launches

Cross-platform mobile social gaming network releases 16 new Android games

May 27, 2011 - Burlingame Calif. – Since launching on Android nine months ago, OpenFeint has seen powerful growth on its platform. OpenFeint is now adding over 3 million new Android users a month as top iOS game developers like Glu, HandyGames and Invictus rapidly launch games on the platform. OpenFeint also revealed that it's launching 16 new top titles on Android, bringing its catalog to 460 live games.

In just two months, OpenFeint has added 145 new Android games, growing its arsenal by 46 percent to 460 live games. From giant brands to indie studios, game developers of all stripes are adopting the platform.

“OpenFeint continues to make great investments in Android gaming. They are a great partner for us and we strongly believe in OpenFeint and its social features to boost our top titles like the newest action-puzzler Happy Vikings,” says Markus Kassulke, CEO of HandyGames.

OpenFeint attributes its success on Android to a combination of increased developer interest in creating cross-platform games and the growing popularity of Android devices. Developers want tools for better engagement, more ways to make money, and effective distribution channels to reach players. We’re happy that developers continue to see value in OpenFeint’s cross platform feature set,” says Eros Resmini, SVP of Marketing at OpenFeint. “We’re committed to building the best tools in the business.”
 

  • Abyss Attack, Deep Byte Studios
  • Angry Viking, Zaxis Games
  • Big Time Gangsta, Glu
  • Contract Killer, Glu
  • Dead Runner, Distinctive Games
  • Dogfight, Joaquin Grech
  • Froggy Jump, Invictus
  • Happy Vikings, HandyGames
  • Lyric Legend 1, TuneWiki
  • Nano Panda, Unit9
  • Riptide GP, Vector Unit
  • Robot Unicorn Attack, [Adult Swim]
  • ShakyTower, HyperBees
  • Stardunk, Godzilab
  • Wisp, Triolith
  • Woof the Dog, Fishing Cactus

Earlier this month, OpenFeint started powering free-to-play gaming on Android with the launch of a private beta program. With OpenFeint, Android developers will be able to manage virtual goods stores, sell downloadable content, and issue client content updates – all over the air.

OpenFeint now boasts over 85 million total users on both Android and iOS. Developers interested in using OpenFeint in their games should visit OpenFeint.com/developers for more information.

 

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OpenFeint on Android continues to grow, 16 new games announced

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Plants vs Zombies is already out on the Amazon App store, tho it's not cheap and I haven't seen it featured as the free app of the day.

They are a group that allows achievements (and I believe multiplayer support) to be built into a game and connect with a central account.