Items tagged with GamePop

BlueStacks, maker of the GamePop console, offers users the ability to play Android and iOS games on their TVs for a $6.99 per month subscription fee. They’ve been running a promotion where you can get the console and its included gamepad (you can also control games with your mobile device) for free with a subscription, but that ends in a few days. After that, you’ll have to pay $129.99 for the console and controller. However, BlueStacks is trying something to keep subscribers who otherwise aren’t too keen on dropping that kind of cash on an Android/iOS console: The company has... Read more...
Low cost game consoles capable of running Android apps will soon be jockeying for position next to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in your living room, but which, if any, will emerge as the fan favorite? It's too early to tell, though BlueStacks has a few tricks up its sleeve that could give its GamePop console an advantage over the competition. The newest revelation about the GamePop system is that in addition to Android apps, it will also be capable of running iOS titles. Company CEO Rosen Sharma told AllThingsD that GamePop will use a virtualization process called LookingGlass to pull off the... Read more...
BlueStacks already has a pretty intriguing deal for people interested in its GamePop Android game console -- sign up for a monthly subscription by the end of June and you'll receive the console and a controller for free -- and it just got a little sweeter. In addition to giving the hardware away from free for a limited time (you do have to pay shipping), BlueStacks announced that it will also include a collection of games from three AAA developers that would normally cost $50 on Google Play. There's quite a bit to cover here, so let's start with the console itself. If you haven't heard of GamePop... Read more...