Amazon.com Inc. this week announced the release of GameCircle to the Kindle Fire tablet in addition to the release of GameCircle APIs to developers.
GameCircle offers customers complimentary gaming features like achievements, leaderboards, and sync. The new APIs will allow developers to integrate the features and games into GameCircle.
Achievements will allow users to track tropies, treasures, badges and rewards earned from games. Leaderboards will provide game score comparison among players. Finally, Sync will automatically save player progress to the cloud.
The Kindle Fire is a 7-inch Android-based tablet released in Nov. 2011. It sells at $199.99.