Jack the miner is a 2D mining game that's recently been released on to Android. In this game, players will assume the eponymous role of Jack, a robot that fortunately is designed for the task at hand. Unfortunately for Jack, he's stuck on this far flung world and looking to fly off of it, which requires that he mine for Osmium, a precious metal of sorts necessary for escape, but far from the only material found beneath the planet's surface.
Super Mario World may still be a few weeks away from an Android release, but Nintendo isn't letting up on its newfound momentum. The much anticipated Fire Emblem: Heroes is now out as promised, albeit in select regions only. Heroes is currently playable in Japan and Oceania, and Nintendo of Europe tweeted earlier today that the game is available in Europe as well.
Fill Grid is a simple puzzler that that has recently made its release on to the Android platform. In this game, players are simply given a grid that requires filling, beginning at a 5 x 5 size and eventually working its way up to 10 x 10. Each grid will be partially populated with numbers, from which players can extend one or more straight lines, to fill the number of squares requisite with that number.
Vitaly Stepanoff of Artwork Games, has created a colorful and endearing game with Brave Train. If you enjoy Match 3 type games and a dash of Snake, then Brave Train will probably interest you. The game has a cute appeal, and plenty of achievements that will keep you coming back to this one. It is a game that young and old can play, so it checks the box for family fun.
Artifex Mundi isn't necessarily known for action games. However, they have delivered a solid and enjoyable action game in Bladebound. If you like playing RPG's, or hearken back to the days of games like Diablo on PC, then this is an excellent title to check out. The story is intriguing, the artwork is top notch, and the game plays well on either a tablet or your phone. It has taken a while for this one to come out, but it is well worth the wait.
Released by Pandora Game Studio, Bushido Saga is a hack and slash that's recently been released on Android. In this game players will assume the role of Oishi, a samurai who serves to protect the Asano clan in 18th century Japan. The story is based on the Legend of the 47 Ronin.
Asmodee Digital and Horrible Games have teamed up to bring a digital version of the popular tabletop game, called Potion Explosion, to Android devices in the near future. For those of you not familiar with this game, Potion Explosion is a pattern recognition puzzler style of game designed in which players reveal their inner wizard skills.
Indie developer Zeimtoer has released their first game onto Android called The Samurai Wars. This particular title is a tactical strategy war game based in the more ancient Japanese era where samurais and ninjas were the elite warriors of the land. However, during this period in time, Japan was split up into different regions which were controlled by different warlords and their samurai.
Zut Games have developed a peculiar puzzle game involving the rearrangement and organization of tiles on colored mosaics into ordered spectrums titled I Love Hue. I Love Hue was designed specifically for seeking serenity with no timers, no move limits, or punishments for failing to find solutions. Its beautiful minimalism is meant as a gentle and relaxing experience for players to sink into.
In what looks to be one of the most amazing jumps in the quality of a sequel, Developers Cornfox & Bros.' Oceanhorn: Knights of the Lost Realm is improving on the original game on every level possible. It features a new protagonist in a different time period, a new perspective (moving from top-down, to 3rd person), a new engine (the tried and true Unreal Engine 4!), and even new features that will make this action RPG even better than the first.