Wanting to offer more to Kindle Fire gamers and developers that create those games, Amazon has unveiled what appears to be a direct competitor to Apple’s Game Center, launching GameCircle — a new service that connects gamers, provides leaderboards and syncs game states between devices. GameCircle launches with a set of APIs for developers that provides easy ways to integrate achievements and leaderboards, connecting them to Amazon’s Android Appstore and Kindle Fire devices to make your games more fun and challenging. Read the full story at The Next Web.
Amazon launches GameCircle for Kindle Fire to rival Apple’s Game Center
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).