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By Vladimir Silva

"Wolfenstein 3D"-like and "Doom"-like video game apps are a number of the classic Android video games provided within the unique version of this booklet. considering the fact that their free up, Android has advanced with the debut of Android 4.0, including larger fonts, new person Interface and event (UI/UX) APIs, tablet issues, multi-touch services, multi-tasking, quicker functionality, and masses extra to the Android online game app development repertoire.

Multi-touch code supplies those video games and their gamers dynamic enter and alternate ability, for a extra practical arcade video game experience. Faster and higher functionality deals video game avid gamers a extra seamless, enjoyable arcade adventure like by no means earlier than on Android. there's additionally enhanced local C/C++ integration with Android's NDK in addition, which makes coding, compiling, and changing both productive and effective with earnings in app performance. 

With actionable real-world source, Advanced Android 4 Games shows you the way to construct extra subtle and addictive Android video games, harnessing the ability of those contemporary developments.

  • Coverage of the new UI, UX, multi-touch and multi-tasking gains to be had with Android 4.0.
  • Learn different suggestions for making improvements to the game taking part in event together with wireless tethering, larger multi-tasking, new and higher streaming net video utilizing WebM, and extra.
  • By combining the dependent object-oriented positive aspects of Java and the uncooked energy of C, there's no restrict to the categories of video games for you to construct for the platform, similar to the "Quake 3D"-like game app case learn during this book. 

You'll certainly rejoice, and maybe you are going to even make a few funds. take pleasure in!

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