Games: I/O 2016

Google's latest services and tools can provide significant advantages to game development. Review some of these features and explore new ways to improve your games.


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Fun Propulsion Labs helps you build better games with VR


StoryToys finds success with the Family section on Play


DivMob finds more users with localized pricing on Play


New in Android

  • Get near-final system updates for all supported devices with the final Developer Preview before Android 7.0 Nougat rolls out. Learn more.
  • Check out the latest features in the Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 2. Learn more.

Firebase for Games

Learn how Firebase can make game development easier by helping you capture an audience, build experiences, and re-engage with players.


Drive installs from Indie Corner

If you’re an indie game-developer you can now get great exposure and drive installs by getting featured in the Google Play Indie Corner, home of the latest in exciting and innovative games, the Play team’s current favorites, and must-have indie masterpieces.


Monetization best practices

Discover five top tips from Google Play's Games Business Development team and game publisher Kongregate on how to improve the monetization of your games-as-a-service.


Latest success stories

  • Discover how Tapps Games increased installs by more than 20 percent using Store Listing Experiments.
  • Learn how Witch Puzzle achieves 98 percent of its international installs on Android.

Daydream: high-quality mobile VR

Get ready for the arrival of Daydream this fall: the comfortable virtual reality headset and intuitive controller for Daydream-ready Android phones. Get your game ready for VR now with the Google VR SDK for Android and Unity.


Schell Games creates AR games with Tango

The team at Schell Games have already created a game for the forthcoming Tango device: Domino World. We spoke to them to find out how they did it using the Tango SDK and Unity.




Indie Games Festival hits North America


GDC Europe

August 15-16, Cologne, Germany
The Game Developers Conference Europe is the essential platform for learning, inspiration, and networking for game developers. If you’re attending the event, come to the Google Play session on Tuesday morning.

Gamescom Cologne

August 17-21, Cologne, Germany
Europe’s largest games show: Gamescom is presenting the future of digital entertainment to the trade and public. Come and meet the Google Play team at the Google booth.


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