Any iPhone user should have heard of Doodle Jump, and now every Android user should hear of the name Abduction! 2. This new game by Psym Mobile offers the same simplistic joy of jumping as high as you can, and also throws in a storyline (more of a objective type system) where you can save your cute animal friends and get to the goal in record time.
Ahhhh Poker, the many forms of it have kept people entertained for years. Finally there is a good version of one of the most well known types out on the market. Blackjack is a simple game with simple rules and yet its somehow hard to get a good version that works and lets you play with other people around the world. Enter Card Ace: Blackjack, a great blackjack game that lets you play with friends wherever they are.
Hella Umbrella, developed by Ramblin' Wreckage, is a very unique platformer that can now be had in beta form from the Android Market. I snagged the beta and gave it a very thorough run through. Although the beta has only three levels they have a great rang of difficulty. The first level starts you off as a basic training level to get you up and up on how the game plays.
Emulators have progressed to all different kinds of systems thanks to the advances in technology. Everyone I know has a favorite console game that they wish could be portable, and until the day that it becomes portable, emulators will be the closest thing possible to that dream. Thankfully we have a decent selection of emulators on the Android market including this one for the Playstation 1.
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!
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