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Mastering Android Game Development by Raul Portales

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Chapter 10. To the Big Screen

We have a game that runs properly on phones and tablets. So what about Android TV?

I believe Android TV has the potential to become a big gaming platform in the near future. Although other systems have tried to bring Android games to the big screen—namely OUYA, GameStick, and Amazon FireTV—there is a major difference: Android TV is not designed to be a box you plug into your TV but rather the Operating System in your SmartTV.

That makes a lot of difference because people will have it by default. I was skeptical about OUYA until I tried it. It was a great experience, but if I hadn't been an Android game developer I probably would not have tried it. Android TV can break that barrier.

In addition to that, adding support ...

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