Green Throttle Games

Former Green Throttle staff, including co-founders, are headed to work for Google as well

Green Throttle Games, the now-defunct maker of a Bluetooth controller accessory for Android devices, is the latest Google acquisition. Although it had basically stopped supporting its controller hardware and pulled its corresponding Android app, Green Throttle will bring some gaming and accessory knowledge along with former staff and co-founders over to Google.

Google naturally isn't spilling the beans on what this Green Throttle acquisition means for future products, but speculation is leaning towards the new talent being focused on a new rumored Google set-top box. Now with Google TV being all-but-gone and the Nexus Q hardly worthwhile as a doorstop, the time could be right for another living room play from Google.

Source: PandoDaily; Thanks, S!