Google announces Play game services, Android’s cross-platform answer to Game Center

At its I/O conference today, Google announced a brand new service for Android gamers: Google Play game services. As rumored, the Android gaming service features a number of similar features as Apple’s Game Center, including achievements, cloud saves, matchmaking, and leaderboards. But it’s also cross-platform, so developers can implement the features not just on Android, but also across iOS and the web. ”At Google, we want to make our services available to as many folks as possible,” product manager Greg Hartrell told Polygon. Continue reading… ]]> http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/15/4327880/google-announces-android-game-center-competitor