Playing against computer AI – however well designed – gets old once in a while. There’s something very rewarding about cooperating with (or beating the hell out of) other people. Sketch Online is a casual multiplayer experience that will either let you kill five minutes in a waiting room or run your battery right into the ground.
As smartphones and, particularly, Android-powered phones evolve, users are finding themselves migrating away from traditional, motion-sensitive gameplay and opting for more traditional and more robust interactions. Still, some developers continue to churn out typical tilt-based titles. Lava Ball 3D is a traditional tilt-ball game that features...lava. Lots and lots of lava.
Real PC and console games on mobile devices are a kind of holy grail of gaming. And, like the grail, they are probably just fantasy and will never truly materialize. For now, we have to be happy with pretty versions of our favorites that offer abbreviated feature sets and gameplay ported over from their PC and console counterparts. This is what The Sims 3 offers in spades.
Toms Clancy’s games have been plentiful through out the years and here is another addition that you can take with you, Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. You’ll find all your standard Clancy fiction in this game, and there is plenty of it to go around. So read up on this review and go grab the game to show off your new phone and a pretty decent flight sim to boot.
Camel Games is one of the premiere physics-based Android developers around. Space Physics, an addictive title by Camel Games, is no exception to this rule. Expect this game to keep you entertained (and thinking!) for a long while and feed you some cool neon graphics for your eyes to enjoy while you play!
I play a lot of games on my phone. So every now and then I come across a game that will not allow me to set it down until I’m able to finish “just one more level.” Space STG is one of these games guilty of causing me to be late for dates, take three hour lunches from work and stay in my car an hour after I get home from my office job.
It isn't always major development groups that come out with unique games and, in fact, a lot of indie or solo game developers release some pretty great titles. Zoob, developed by Zoob Dev, is a 2D tank battle game that pits your against your enemy tanks who all have different behaviors and as you progress you gain new abilities to help you along the way. It's a lot of fun!
Herocraft has long been a publisher of games for Android ranging across multiple genres. Zum-Zum is an Android take on a popular motif. Reminiscent of the Bon-Bon and Luxor games, the goal is to group together strings of colored balls to defeat wave after wave of enemies. Here is our review of this title from Herocraft.
Code Monkeys have been a long time developer of games for various platforms including the Wii, PSP, iPhone, Xbox and more. Mostly specializing in 3D sports games, Code Monkeys made the leap of faith onto the Android platform recently with their new game Manic Monkey Pool which is a 3D pool game with all sorts of twists including oddly shaped pool tables to play on.
Word Drain is a word puzzle game developed by MichaelRanch Software. While word puzzle games are all good if you enjoy those types of games, there happens to be a ton of them on the Android market. How does Word Drain stack up to the rest of them? Well you're about to find out as we review this new word puzzle game just released onto the Android market.
Herocraft has recently released an RTS game called Art Of War 2. Originally developed by Gear Games, Herocraft ported it over and released it for Android user consumption. If you've ever played any PC RTS (Real-Time Strategy) games such as Command & Conquer then you already know what to expect with Art Of War 2. Will this feed your RTS fix? Let's find out..
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