It’s Friday which means it is time for another round-up of Android games currently on sale over on Google Play. This week’s round-up is pretty decent in size, with plenty of new titles being added to the list for a number of developers including 2K Games, OrangePixel, Herocraft and more.
Tag: dungeon crawler
OrangePixel has decided to put up six of their game on sale for the entire week in a sale called “For The Love of Games”, since this is Valentine’s Day week. For those of you not familiar with OrangePixel, this company puts out some great retro arcade/dungeon crawler type of games, depending on the franchise you’re looking at getting.
Released by Hyunmin Ryu, The Fable of Ruby is an action/adventure game that’s now out on Android. In this game, players will be assuming the eponymous role of Ruby, who takes it upon her self to climb to the top of a mysterious tower. At some point down the road, the developer plans to include more into the story at a later date.
Fans of Dungeon Crawlers may want to take a look at this upcoming entrant into the fold: dubbed Dungeon Rushers, this is a game that focuses on turn based combat, crafting items, and even level editing. The game is based around the story of Elian, a professional toilet cleaner. He is dissatisfied with his life, and is aspiring for more. Thus, he elects to join a community of dungeon looters, where he falls in with other colorful characters that seek to end the monopolization of said dungeons by an sinister corporation.
It seems like hybrid games are all the rage these days, and Rogue Life tries to mix some interesting features into it’s new game. Rogue Life is a combination of arcade shooter, endless runner, and RPG all rolled into one. The game is played in portrait mode, and you use one finger to move your characters from side to side.
Heroes of the Dungeon, the least imaginatively titled RPG in the world, released a new content update for their crawler this week. It’s pretty jam packed with content including two new solo chapters, a new dungeon environment within the Pyramid of Egypt, new heroes, and a World Boss game mode which will allow players over level 50 server-wide asynchronous co-op boss battles. Whew!
“In a time of gun and sword, the magical stone that maintains the balance of the world is stolen by high-tech aliens. The world is hanging on a thin thread. It all depends on you retrieving the magical stone…” That’s the description accompanying Chinese based developer, ChillyRoom’s new title, launched in an open beta on Google Play.
Released by Yaloo Entertainment, Odin’s Protectors is a new RPG for Android with a theme that’s predicated on Norse mythology. What passes for a back story in this game is that Odin has built a tower to help guard against invading foes who have designs on Asgard’s conquest. Thus, players will choose one of five Aesir, and will upgrade them in order to handle the invading forces.
First-person dungeon crawlers are experiencing a revival of sorts lately. The role-playing game sub-genre, whose heyday occurred during the early years of computer gaming, has remained relatively dormant since the late 90’s. These past few years, however, a handful of dedicated developers have begun releasing well-received titles that have given life to the once near-dead genre, the most notable example being The Legend of Grimrock series. These titles are, for the most part, available only on PC, but little by little mobile is starting to see its share of the action through ports and even some original titles.
DH games have finally bought their long awaited game Dungeon Rusher out of closed beta and it’s now available to download on Google Play in an open beta. The game plays as a TCG with RPG/dungeon crawler and MMO elements. There are 3 classes to choose from, basic, heroic and champion.