Tag: Games

PAYDAY: Crime War hands-on: A solid online shooter hobbled by poor controls and uneven matchmaking

Article Contents PAYDAY: Crime War is a new first-person shooter for Android that recently entered into a closed beta on September 10th, and it runs until October 14th. Unlike Payday 2, you can now play as cops and robbers, which is an interesting twist. The idea is that teams of fours cops face get to off […]

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25 temporarily free and 28 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Article Contents Welcome to the final full week of September. Let’s take a look through some app sales for this fine Monday. Enjoy browsing through what’s on offer today and be sure to pop back around on Wednesday for more. Today’s app sales roundup is sponsored by Keepsafe Unlisted, a service that lets you set up […]

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30 best new Android games released this week including Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Flipflop Solitaire, and Phantomgate : The Last Valkyrie

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have the long-awaited sequel to Life is Strange, an awesome take on solitaire card games, and an enjoyable platforming RPG with plenty […]

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41 temporarily free and 73 on-sale apps and games for the weekend

Article Contents What’s this? An app sales roundup on a Saturday? Say it isn’t so! All joking aside, yes, I missed yesterday’s regularly-scheduled list due to… well, I forgot, okay? Anyway, to make up for it, I took some time on a Saturday morning to get this out for you all. It’s quite a selection, […]

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Telltale Games is reportedly closing down and cancelling most current projects

Telltale Games has won critical praise for titles like The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us, but that was not enough to keep the lights on. A flood of now-former employees report that Telltale is closing its doors in the near future after laying off most workers. Telltale has not officially confirmed any changes […]

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[Update: It’s back] Life is Strange: Before the Storm is out on Android

Square Enix’s original Life is Strange graphic adventure game only recently launched on Android this past July. It was apparent the delayed release (the iOS version came out seven months prior) was in preparation for the upcoming prequel. PC and console players have already had a chance to play the prequel’s first chapter (yes, this […]

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Frogmind’s ‘Badland Brawl’ is up for pre-registration

Some of you may remember a quirky little auto-runner from 2013 called Badland. It’s been downloaded over 50 million times across the world, which is probably why a sequel was released in 2015. Apparently, the developer Frogmind has pushed aside the auto-running genre since that followup and has moved on to bigger and better things. […]

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[Bonus Round] BestLuck, Stockpile, Cube Escape: Paradox, Tsuki, TOKYO GHOUL [:re birth], Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realm War, and Brave Frontier: The Last Summoner

Article Contents Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android games of the day that we couldn’t get to during our regular news rounds. Consider this a quick update for the dedicated gamers who can’t wait for our weekly roundups, and don’t want to […]

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Streets of Rage 2 Classic is the latest SEGA Forever title on the Play Store

The SEGA Forever program may have had it’s release schedule slowed down earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few classics left in Sega’s library that are slated to come to Android. Last month we received a re-release of Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II, and today the classic beat ’em up Streets of […]

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Fliptop Solitaire by Zach Gage has finally made its way to Android

Zach Gage is the developer that came up with SpellTower (one of my favorite word games that for some reason is missing from the Play Store), Ridiculous Fishing, and Really Bad Chess. These are all popular titles that show this dev has a very consistent track record. His newest game Flipflop Solitaire may have released on iOS last November, […]

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Slightly Heroes is a difficult-to-control shooter for Daydream VR

Hatrabbit Entertainment is a game studio based in Stockholm, Sweeden. The company’s first mobile title was Merry Snowballs, a winter-themed casual shooter for mobile, Google Cardboard, and Daydream VR. Hatrabbit just released Slightly Heroes, another simple first-person shooter exclusively for Daydream. In Slightly Heroes, you play as one of several cartoon characters in a 1v1 […]

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Indie Metroidvania ‘Teslagrad’ is coming to Android, and you can pre-register right now

Teslagrad is one of those indie games I always heard about, but never actually took the time to play. It initially launched on Steam in 2013, and then it hit consoles in 2014. It’s a Metroidvania-style 2D platformer with a steampunk setting, and you get to use your electromagnetic powers to help solve puzzles as […]

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Netmarble’s turn-based gacha RPG ‘Phantomgate: The Last Valkyrie’ is here

EMBARK ON A NORSE MYTHOLOGY-INSPIRED JOURNEY WITH LAUNCH OF PHANTOMGATE: THE LAST VALKYRIE Original Theme Song and Music Video Produced by Internet Sensation Kurt Hugo Schneider and Recording Artist Macy Kate LOS ANGELES – SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 – Netmarble Corp., the fastest-growing mobile game company worldwide has launched Phantomgate: The Last Valkyrie, an all-new original […]

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25 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games, including Baldur’s Gate II and several Herocraft titles

Article Contents Welcome to Wednesday and another round of Android Police’s thrice-weekly app sales roundups. Today’s list is quite respectable and includes some very notable games, including the excellent Baldur’s Gate II and several titles by developer Herocraft, such as Majesty. You’ll find those in bold below. Free Apps Baby Piano $1.99 -> Free; Sale […]

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AntVentor is a gorgeous point and click adventure game for the Shield TV

Android games for the Shield TV aren’t released very often at this point, so when something that looks as impressive as AntVentor crosses my path, I just have to take a look. Now that I’ve spent some time with it, it’s clear that this photorealistic point and click adventure game is worth the asking price, and […]

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[Update: Pre-registration now available] The Gang Sells Out: ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ is getting a mobile game

That’s right, a TV show that has in the past ridiculed the addictiveness of online video games is actually jumping on the mobile gaming bandwagon with little to no sense of irony. Not only is It’s Always Sunny: The Gang Goes Mobile an actual free-to-play Android game set to release later this year, but it will […]

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Life is Strange: Before the Storm is out on Android

Square Enix’s original Life is Strange graphic adventure game only recently launched on Android this past July. It was apparent the delayed release (the iOS version came out seven months prior) was in preparation for the upcoming prequel. PC and console players have already had a chance to play the prequel’s first chapter (yes, this […]

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41 temporarily free and 47 on-sale apps and games to begin the week

Article Contents We’re over halfway through September already, which is somewhat difficult to believe. Anyway, we have quite a list to start off the week, so let’s get to it. Free Apps Autoroid – Automation Device Settings $1.99 -> Free; Sale ends in 2 days QR Code Scanner Pro(No Ads) – Fastest Scanner App $1.99 […]

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OnePlus and Google release Crackables, a crypto puzzle game with a grand prize worth $30,000

OnePlus and Google have just announced a new game called Crackables, featuring a mix of real-life and digital puzzles. Various rewards will be dished out along the way, with an “ultimate gaming setup” worth $30,000 going to the grand prize winner, though the route to get it doesn’t sound easy. If you’re interested in playing, […]

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16 best new Android games released this week including Chaos Reborn: Adventures, Vampire’s Fall: Origins, and Paper.io 2

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live on the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have a fantastic port of a popular strategy RPG, a completely free CRPG with great art and classic turn-based gameplay, and a […]

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