You may or may not have heard of NetEase. If you haven't, this is the company that managed to bring World of Warcraft and Hearthstone to China. They are a big company in other words and they are about to get even bigger as they have announced that they have opened their first headquarters in the West, being here in the US, and that their initial focus will actually be on mobile platforms.
Sports games on app platforms tend to be hit or miss. Most of the mobile versions of larger console games are impressive graphically but feel incomplete in their execution, not unlike the action games we so frequently see released alongside popular films. But every now and then a particular app manages to present an original take on a sports game, and that's exactly what Pikpok's "Flick-Kick" football (or soccer) games have managed to do.
VaragtP Studios has released a rather interesting new RPG onto Android that not only looks rather unique, but plays out differently then your usual RPG title. If this developer sounds familiar, it is probably because it is the same developer behind games such as Loot Hero, Run Bird Run, and Pango Slide. However, besides Loot Hero, Tap Heroes looks to be the company's best game so far.
AdVenture Capitalist is a new free-to-play game about capitalism which is now available. Published by Kongregrate and developed by Hyper Hippo, AdVenture Capitalist is all about tapping to make as much money as possible.
A self described "techno-arcade" game, Spinner Tronic combines a unique soundtrack with arcade style gameplay which is now available for Android devices. A good game if you're looking to kill some time with.
It may not be Friday but it is still officially the end of this week and like always, here is a list of Android games currently on sale right now. This week's list may not be the biggest it has ever been but most of the games in this list are actually quite good. Tin Man Games has a couple of titles on sale as does Forever Entertainment, Herocraft, and there definitely are some other good titles from great developers on sale right now.
Released by Ultrateam, Ultraflow is now out. This game is a fairly strait foward puzzle game, where players attempt to move a smaller disc into a larger one that's located elsewhere on the board. There's a monochromatic feel to each board, with simple visuals that are largely comprised of lines, and simple geometric shapes.
Masters of the mobile retro games, OrangePixel is currently working on a new title called Space Grunts and are releasing development videos showing off the gameplay while it is being built. What is really intriguing about this game is that it will apparently be a blend of turn-based gameplay and arcade shooter. Of course it will also feature OrangePixel's unique style of pixel art.