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Recently at Game Developer Conference (GDC) Europe, Google showed off their Chrome store, an upcoming marketplace built to sell browser-based games launching this October.
As TechCrunch points out, it looks almost identical to the App Store, only browser-based. That's not a bad thing, it's an interface people already understand. However, we have to ask this: What the heck are you doing, Google?!
Web-based games are great, but aren't you still trying to figure out how to properly distribute Android apps? Get that one right first. We know it's easier said than done, but try to please your Android developers before you start playing around with all sorts of ideas for other platforms.
Trip Hawkins has talked about the Android platform, and seems to show some concern for the distribution method. He's a smart guy; he is the guy who founded Electronic Arts (EA). It's interesting to read his take on the Android distribution plan.