Angry Birds Action was released last week and I immediately downloaded it to give it a try. Featuring the irritated fowls in a new setting and perspective, did this new addition to the franchise brighten up our day just a little bit more each time we play it? Let's find out shall we!
Last weekend my youngest daughter mentioned she wanted to play Roblox more than a few times and as she usually talks almost nothing but Minecraft, I decided to find out why the sudden change. Roblox is an adventure game by Roblox Corporation and was originally released in 2006 and then on July 16, 2014 for the Google Play store.
Fan sites and generally anything online getting hacked isn't always news, even when it is video gaming related. However, when they are big in terms of accounts affected, like the Playstation hacks, it tends to get noticed. So far Minecraft on any platform has managed to stay fairly secure but unfortunately that isn't the case anymore as a major fan site for Minecraft: Pocket Edition, called Lifeboat, was hacked.
Goo Saga is a new platforming adventure game from Toka Loka Games. It is has excellent gameplay, visuals and controls beautifully It is available to download now in the Play Store. It is a premium priced game, but is definitely worth the price of admission.
I cruise through the sky in my jet. The rolling plains below me are nothing more than a green blur. I look to my left and see Carrie Potts, my trusty mercenary, flying beside me in her bright pink biplane. The fearful merchant who paid us for safe passage follows from afar. Suddenly the clouds break and the world shifts; It's time for a battle. My battle anthem begins blaring through the speakers as I ready myself for my next foe – a beast of tremendous strength and a bloodlust that knows no rage. A giant... cactus?
Nexon was once a name reserved for the MMO world. With titles like MapleStory and Vindictus under their belt, nobody expected them to break into the mobile industry. Now, 11 years after their North American launch of MapleStory, they have close to 10 games on Android and iOS, their most recent title being Medal Masters.
“Free-To-Play” are arguably the three most dreaded words in mobile gaming, but KLab Games nearly redeems the much loathed business model with their stellar ARPG, Bleach: Brave Souls. While many F2P games leverage lethargic rates of progress known as "pay walls", KLab took a gamble on shipping a title that has so much content not hidden behind a pay-wall, that Brave Souls is easily comparable to a full priced game on a dedicated gaming platform such as the Playstation Vita or Nintendo 3DS. Brave Souls strikes a perfect balance between accessible content and in-app-purchases that affords players an opportunity to enjoy the full game without being forced to pay money to proceed further.
Miniclip has a history of releasing good games for Android. Their latest game Basketball Stars, is an online game that will have you breaking ankles, shooting threes and having a fun time while doing it. Basketball Stars is an enjoyable free-to-play game from Miniclip, and you should definitely check it out.
SMG Studio hailing from the darkest jungles of Sydney, Australia (This is how they describe their location.) has released an absolutely fantastic driving game. It can be tough as nails and rage-inducing, until you get used to the one-button controls though. However, once you do, Thumb Drift - Furious Racing is a treat to play and has plenty of visual splash.
Released by liverworks.net, One Move is a board clearing/tile management game. The gameplay is simple, in a casual and puzzle oriented sense. The player's board is square shaped, and contains a grid within of a given size that ranges from 3x3 to as large as 7x7.
Red Bull Media House in collaboration with Roadhouse Interactive, released Snowboarding the Fourth Phase. It follows rapidly on the heels of the last successful game from Red Bull Media House, which was Bike Unchained. The Fourth Phase is an upcoming film starring American Professional Snowboarder Travis Rice. In short, this game is epic, cinematic and fun to play.