Even GameStop Is Making an Android Tablet

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Tablets. Tablets. Tablets. iPads, Android tablets, $99 Touchpads, everyone wants to make a tablet. Hell, even Gamestop—the brick and mortar video game store—wants to build their own. I'm not kidding, they're making an Android-powered tablet that's good at games.


GameStop President Tony Bartel recently said:

"If we can't find [a tablet] that's great for gaming, then we will create our own."

And they've already started. The tablet, based on Android, is undergoing testing right now and will be able to play a "modest selection" of mobile games. But what makes it a wee bit interesting than Android Tablet Clone 3000 is that the GameStop tablet will even let you stream console games as well. Heck there's even a real controller for gaming die-hards!

There's no detail on price or release date, so we'll have to keep our ears and eyes open. [GamesIndustry.biz via TIMN]


In other news, Ronald McDonald announced today free android tablets with every purchase of a McDonald's Asian Salad. It'll be rockin' a quad core processor, hdmi, usb 3.0 and 4 replaceable batteries. It'll come preloaded with McDonald's music app and location services so every "hamburgler" can get his fix by using McDonald's exclusive location based services. It'll also come with one of those cute little Android robots.