Microsoft SmartGlass adds mobile, tablet integration to Xbox 360 — Microsoft announced a new Xbox feature called SmartGlass at its E3 press conference. The technology will let players use smartphone and tablet owners use their devices as supplementary controllers and remote controls for their consoles. Users will also be able to use their devices to surf the internet and watch videos streamed from their console. SmartGlass will be supported on Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
Sony rebrands PlayStation Suite as PlayStation Mobile, signs deal with HTC — Sony’s PlayStation Certified branding is coming to non Sony-made Android devices. During the company’s E3 press conference, Sony revealed that HTC will be its first third-party partner for the newly renamed PlayStation Mobile software framework. Gamers with PlayStation certified devices (such as HTC and Xperia phones, and the Sony PS Vita) will be able to download original PlayStation titles for use on touch screen devices.
2K reveals mobile lineup for 2012 — 2K has announced it will be releasing five mobile games in 2012. The titles include the licensed political title Comedy Central’s Indecision Game, Fiasco the Cat Starring in House Pest, GridBlock: The Puzzle Game You’ll Flip Over, Carnival Games MiniGolf and Herd, Herd, Herd. 2K will begin releasing the games this sumer.
Molyneux’s first game post Microsoft is mobile — The first game from industry veteran Peter Molyneux’s new studio 22 Cans will be an experimental mobile game Curiosity. The game will be released on iOS and PC within six weeks, reports Develop.
Nyko releasing Android controllers — Gaming accessory maker Nyko will be making a line of controllers specifically designed for Android smartphones and tablets according to Polygon. The company is also releasing an app called Playground that will allow users with the controllers to use them with games that do not natively support the controllers.