Of course, with a new "top app" monthly roundup comes a rundown of our top games from the previous month. August saw a lot of entries into the Game section of Google's Play Store, but we've sorted through them all to bring you the six absolute best entries from last month.
Our selection covers a broad range of genres, and users looking to entertain themselves with their mobile devices can't go wrong with any of the choices. Without further ado, let's dive in to the six best games from August 2012.
Jetpack Joyride, another one of Halfbrick Studios' smash hit games, finally found its way to Android last month, satisfying the intense anticipation of fans and delivering what Jeremiah calls "everything a mobile game should be, plus robot dragons."
The game, which follows the jetpack-stealing, coin-grabbing exploits of the square-jawed Barry Steakfries, has a simple underlying dynamic: stay alive as long as you can, and get as many coins as possible along the way.