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Androidpimps presents: Android standard controls for gaming

Posted by Dan Mousavi On April - 5 - 2010

Hi and welcome to our new Dev section at Androidpimps. With this first article we try to give developers a rough outline of standard controls, that we would like to see in every game submitted to the Android market. A lot of small teams don’t have the manpower or the devices to do extensive QA and have to rely on unpaid testers or forum comments to improve controls. Hopefully we can help you circumvent bad navigation choices and maybe we can even influence big game publishers to implement our suggested controls, so that navigation can become more instinctive on the android plattform like it is on home consoles.
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