- 1 Games
- 1.1 Pocket League Story by Kairosoft
- 1.2 DESTINIA by GAMEVIL
- 1.3 Asteroid Defense 2
- 1.4 Battleground
- 1.5 R-Type
- 1.6 Cross Court Tennis Free
- 1.7 Space Invaders Infinity Gene
- 1.8 Serious Sam: Kamikaze Attack!
- 1.9 CIRCUS CITY by Glu
- 1.10 Super Stickman Golf
- 1.11 A Space Shooter For Free
- 1.12 Pollushot
- 1.13 Cars And Guns 3D
- 1.14 Crime Story
- 1.15 Word Farm
- 1.16 Orbital
- 1.17 Asteroid 2012
- 1.18 Teddy Tumble
- 1.19 Breitling Reno Air Races
- 1.20 Emissary of War
- 1.21 Hanging With Friends by Zynga
- 1.22 Coin Drop!
- 1.23 Musaic Box by HeroCraft
- 1.24 City Legends
- 1.25 Chess Time - Multiplayer Chess
- 1.26 Buddy Rush
- 1.27 Earth And Legend
- 1.28 Stardash by OrangePixel
- 1.29 My Car Salon
- 2 For Tablets
- 3 Know A Worthy New App? Let Us Know!
Welcome to the weekly roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Market or were spotted by us in the previous 2 weeks or so.
This edition focuses only on new games. The app roundup is coming up soon, and you can find the tablet app roundup here.
Pocket League Story by Kairosoft
Kairosoft's latest game, Pocket League, is an instant hit. This company makes games that are sort of in a must-have category.
Android Police coverage: Latest Game In Kairosoft's Story Series, Pocket League Story, Now Available
Handpick players, train, and battle your way to the top of every league in this sensational soccer team simulation. Sell merch, erect a gym--even a stadium.
Your fanbase will grow as you conquer your rivals and snag the hottest sponsors! The sky's the limit in your quest for ultimate soccer stardom. As the crowd erupts in jubilation and the screams of "Goal!" echo throughout the stadium, will your team stand victorious?
Try your hand at being a soccer team manager and find out.
DESTINIA by GAMEVIL
Android Police coverage: GAMEVIL Adds Another Title To Its Ranks, Releases 'DESTINIA' To The Android Market
SPECTACULAR HIGH-CLASS ACTION RPG. A member of the Imperial Guard, Duke is imprisoned after defying an order to murder innocent civilians. There he is nursed to health by the Rebel princess Crystal. The two form an alliance to escape the prison and fight the Empire. Duke returns to find his hometown brutally occupied by the Imperial Army. He searches frantically for his childhood sweetheart Lena, but the path has dangers lurking at every turn…
- STUNNING VISUALS
Experience every action with awesome special effects
- INTRIGUING STORYLINE AND CHARACTERS
Immerse yourself with over 30 hours of captivating gameplay
- EXTENSIVE JOB TREES
Choose from 3 main classes, 6 subclasses, and 39 skill trees
- FLEXIBLE ITEM-CONSTRUCT SYSTEM
Construct, combine, and disassemble items anywhere, anytime!
- PVP CHALLENGE + PET SYSTEM
Raise and evolve a companion pet to fight with you in PVP!
Asteroid Defense 2
I definitely owe many hours to the first game, and now part 2 is promising to be even better, though at a price this time.
We're very excited to present the version 2 of the legendary "Asteroid Defense" game. This version include tons of new features and better graphics. It's 10 times more elaborated! If you're undecided to buy, try the first version and get a sense of the game. Destroy the asteroids before they hit the Earth. Be smart and build the best space defense station. Tower defense gameplay and shiny graphics. Save the earth from the asteroid rain. Equip your space station with blaster, laser, solar panel, shield, and freeze cannons. Defense is very important, so protect your command center and let it blast away all incoming asteroid waves.
+ Campaign mode with different planets. And Easy/Normal/Hard.
+ Survival mode with global leaderboard and achievements with Beintoo.com
+ Load saved campaign games
+ Share the app with twitter, facebook and others
+ Menu for tuning volume on/off
+ Fun cool game for kids, boys, girls, men, women, everybody
BattleGround is a user friendly, tactical strategy game. It is a RTS (Real Time Strategy) with an upgrade system. You are an evil king, leading your troops to capture territories on a chaotic continent. Each branch performs with unique skills and abilities. You will need various and unlimited tactics to become invincible. However, specific troops are required for each battle, and old tactics and strategies may not sufficient for a new scenario.
CLASSIC ARCADE SHOOTER R-TYPE IS BACK! Let's go back in the 80's with this classic old-school shoot'em up. One of the biggest arcade game will make you travel back in the day. Be ready to have fun with this old-school side-shooter game. Xperia PLAY optimized.
Cross Court Tennis Free
The physics in this tennis game is... wow - I did not expect that. Definitely watch the video.
-Instant Play, a single Beginner level match
-You are a Futures player level
-Realistic ball physics accounting for different spins
-Controls are simple and intuitive
-Use Auto-Run mode to develop your shots, then challenge yourself in Free Run Mode by tapping the court to run
-Hit lobs, slice, topspin, Flat, drop volleys, all with EASE!
-Use Swipe gestures to control spins, straight for Flat / slice, circular for topspin
-Focus on the match, not on controls!
Space Invaders Infinity Gene
Holy crap, this game is crazy.
Android Police coverage: [New Game] Space Invaders Infinity Gene Is Like Classic Space Invaders With An Added Dose Of Awesome
The internationally award-winning evolving shooting game, now available for Android. Legendary shooter SPACE INVADERS has evolved once again, this time with an unprecedented new system. The game begins similarly to the classic SPACE INVADERS, but the more you play, the more the game evolves. Unlock new stages and new system features for a whole new shooting game experience. Build your own evolutionary tree.
Serious Sam: Kamikaze Attack!
Remove your head, grab some bombs, and step into the boots of Serious Sam’s most iconic foe, the Headless Kamikaze. Dodge hazards and heavy ordinance from the cowardly Serious Sam himself as you make your way through the chaotic action in an attempt to do what you do best: blow up the vile Serious Sam.
CIRCUS CITY by Glu
It's time to create your very own Circus to amaze and entertain the crowds. Hire entertainers to perform in your Big Top, install a host of fun attractions, set up food concession stands and put on special acts for your visitors to enjoy.
THRILL THE CROWD WITH BIG TOP ACTS: Upgrade your Big Top to accommodate up-to 3 acts in one show - choose from all your favorite circus acts including Clowns, Acrobats, Lion Tamers, Jugglers, Strongman, Knife Throwers and many more.
SIDESHOW ALLEY ATTRACTIONS: Install fun Rides, Slides, Photo Booths, Haunted Mansions, Carousels and set up vending stands to sell everything from a cool beverage to Caramel Popcorn and more.
Super Stickman Golf
The smash-hit physics-puzzler game is now available on android, and FREE. Super Stickman Golf is no ordinary game.. it's actually an award winning physics puzzler. Swing your way through over 280 unique holes. Use all your special abilities to help you par the courses including sticky balls, ice balls, air brakes, and nitro balls! Have you ever wanted to stick your shots on walls and ceilings? Have you ever wanted to freeze those pesky water hazards? Ever wanted to stop your shot in mid-air? Well now you can..
- 7 unlockable super clubs
- Over 280 unique holes
- OpenFeint online leaderboards
- Amazing HD graphics
- Integrated OpenFeint Achievements
- New crazy obstacles. Conveyor belts anyone??
- 8-bit chiptune game soundtrack
A Space Shooter For Free
It's kind of weird to see the price of the game in its title, but hey - I'll take free any day.
A Space Shooter for Free delivers hilarious, irreverent action with a download price that’s hard to beat. The critically acclaimed Space Shooter franchise, with more than 150,000 downloads on the PlayStation Network, is now available for FREE.
Embark on a hilarious journey through space as Commander P. Jefferson, an alien-hating starfighter at the helm of the mighty USS Eradicator. Combining retro-style shoot em' up gameplay, high-resolution graphics, and intuitive touch screen controls, A Space Shooter for Free provides hours of alien-blasting entertainment. For those craving an even more intense experience, a 99 cent in-game upgrade to the BIG ASS version will let you enjoy a slew of additional boss fights, difficulty levels as well as devastating additional special weapons.
A Space Shooter for Free players will:
• BATTLE hundreds of enemies across two galaxies
• EXPERIENCE fast-paced, retro-gaming action with incredible detail
• ENGAGE in epic boss fights that allow you to keep their special weapons once defeated.
• ENJOY two ways to play: A hilarious campaign-based story mode and a skill-testing survival mode
• LAUGH at more than 25 minutes of fully voiced, hilarious cutscenes.
• VISIT Jenna’s shop to purchase more than 40 upgrades and power-ups or maybe just do some flirting…
• DOWNLOAD THE BIG ASS version, unlocking even more boss fights, difficulty levels and special weapons for a one-time 99 cent in-game purchase
Slingshot your way to a cleaner world in this Pirate Pollution Pandemic. Belching fearsome fumes and rancid rubbish from the iron bellies of their ships, these Pirates will stop at nothing to fill our skies with pollution. Using your sling-ship your goal is to catch the debris that falls from their ships then use it against them to break down their defenses. The more Ships you destroy, the higher your score.
Cars And Guns 3D
Awesome racing and arcade game remaining such famous titles as GTA, Carmageddon, Test Drive and Street Rod series. Trading, global leaderboards, 16 upgradable cars, 16 different missions, unique gameplay, awesome graphics and fabulous soundtrack. Try ski jumping, taxi driving, destroying enemies using weapons! Cardboard Cars & Guns.
Corruption and greed rule in Crime Story. Be the Godfather of your play world. Crime Story is a game where you can narrate your own gangsta story. Your stairway up to the mafia boss position starts with searching of your kidnapped brother. Feel the romance of the mysterious mafia world: raise your profile from a common nasty job doer to a respected mobster, eliminate rivals, and subdue the town. Your scars and tattoos will tell everyone the story of your thorny way up. You'll be the Godfather of your own play world.
But even when appeared at the very top, you should never forget your family. Ties of blood are the most important thing in the life of every gangster. You can conquer the whole town only with the support of your family.
Main game objectives:
• Find your brother,
• Conquer the town,
• Eliminate your enemies with force or cunning,
• Make tattoos to raise your profile,
• Seize new locations,
• Establish business relations.
• Captivating global plot,
• A huge number of quests united by a single exciting storyline,
• Widest range of challenging tasks connected to emergence of other gangs' representatives,
• Diverse mini-games: from a break-in to card cheating,
• Every Boss in the game has unrepeated character and behavior. They are created with attention to every detail and are amusingly well animated,
• Interaction with local Police that influences the gameplay,
• Raising the profile in the eyes of powerful gangs by making new tattoos,
• Opportunity to accumulate and refill life resources while absence in the game,
• User-friendly interface, bright 3D graphics, and smooth animation,
• Ads free.
Speed and strategy combine to create an exciting, fast-paced word game sure to keep you busy with your friends for hours! Word Farm challenges you to find as many words as you can before the sun sets on the farm.
- UPGRADABLE POWER-UPS
11 power-ups to help increase your scores and beat your friends, including ways to extend your games, find longer words, and much more! Keep upgrading your bonuses for even more power.
- UNLIMITED REPLAY
Each game has a unique game board leading to an infinite combination of games! The average Word Farm board has over 700 words on it, with some as long as 15 letters! Word Farm uses the TWL06 dictionary, so Scrabble and Words With Friends players can sharpen their skills.
- SECRET WORDS AND CHALLENGES
Word Farm features over 60 challenges to earn you respect and bonuses. See if you can unlock them all! Hundreds of hidden words offering bonuses and extra points keep you guessing!
- CHALLENGE YOUR FRIENDS
Taunt your friends by posting your scores and finds to Facebook. Compare your scores on a weekly basis with your friends and the rest of the world!
- BEAUTIFUL AND ENGAGING
Word Farm is optimized for and tested on each device we support. Smooth graphics and engaging sounds and imagery make for a beautiful and engaging experience.
The critically acclaimed hit-game for iPhone is now finally available for Android. Get this amazing 1-thumb experience and see for yourself. ORBITAL is an addicting and challenging puzzle game with just one goal: score points by destroying orbs. A simple puzzle game for everyone! Enjoy the beautiful visual effects, the great sound and of course the addicting gameplay anytime in short sessions.
Orbital has until now won several prices and was among the top ten games in Japan, Norway, Switzerland and other countries. The New York Times mentioned it as one of those applications making your smartphone magical and featured it as one of the games which are worth downloading.
Shoot the colorful orbs onto a grid. As soon as the orb stops it will grow until it hits an obstacle (wall or another orb on the playing field). Now you have to shoot the orb several times with the following orbs until it’s destroyed. Every destroyed orb grants you one single point. You could collect endless points but there is one difficulty: The shot mustn’t hit the death line above the cannon. If it does, the game is over! How many points can you get?
- Single & Two player mode
- 3 game modes: Gravity, Pure & Supernova
- Beautiful particle effects
- All-time & 24 Hours online Leader board
- Facebook connection: Compare with your friends on Facebook
Asteroid2012 - As space cadet Anthony Taringo you have been sent on a mission to avert the Mayan 2012 disaster. Using only your pulse cannons and whatever other items you can pick up along the way you head out into space to destroy the impending Asteroid onslaught... Set in full 3D or 'Retro Mode' 2D use your Phone or Tablet accelerometer to tilt, twist, turn and shoot your way to an Openfeint High Score!! Sent into deep space it is your mission to fly into gamma quadrant and destroy the oncoming Asteroid belt...
Never have you felt so alone in your life, stuck out by an abandoned space station you must clear the space rocks from their ultimate path and Earth's total destruction... Well you thought you were alone, fight your way through the stars in a never ending war... Use your pulse cannon to smash the asteroids into smaller pieces and keep an eye out for useful power ups that could save your skin...
Finger spinning 2D puzzle platformer 90+ levels teddy bear in a washing machine. Think doing the laundry is a chore? Get ready for a new spin on the spin cycle. Take the world’s wackiest washing machine for a spin! Roll and bounce Teddy around the maze-like compartments of this ultra high-tech (and ultra convoluted) washer. Teddy must gather detergent to maximize your clothes’ cleanliness, but be wary of dirt balls along the way! Dirt balls cling to Teddy’s cuddly fur, soiling the clothes in the process. This crazy washing machine is a dizzying jumble of puzzles and skill. Only Teddy, with his gumption and green bow tie, can finish the job and bring these clothes to new levels of cleanliness.
- 90 unique levels filled with mind boggling puzzles and platforming
- 5 unique sections: Tumble, Soap, Lint, Steam, and Rinse keep the gameplay fresh like clean laundry
- 25 extra Challenge Levels, for those who really want to get down and dirty
- Earn unlocks that will enrich your everyday life.
- Fully integrated with Facebook and Twitter so you can share your high scores!
Breitling Reno Air Races
Fly Low. Go Fast. Turn Left. Take the plunge and join the Breitling Reno Air Races, flying the most famous racing planes on the planet in the fastest motor sport on earth!
Launched by Breitling, and powered by an extraordinary graphics engine, the game plunges players into the intense universe of the Reno Air Races, with a range of options using different types of aircraft, including modified Warbirds, biplanes, and jets. Thanks to a highly competitive multiplayer mode, players can customize their own planes, before joining the race to become the fastest pilot in the world!
- Epic races with a rare intensity
- Incredible fully 3D graphics with weather effects
- Ultra-exact copy of Reno Stead Airfield and race circuits
- Optimized gyroscopic and touch controls
- 4 play options: Quick Play, Single Race, Multiplayer, Championship
- WiFi and 3G multi-player function for up to 8 players
- Customizing options for “real” aircraft
- Tutorial to learn how to fly planes from the movie, Fly Low. Go Fast. Turn Left.
- Game compatible with OpenFeint
- Available and optimized for Google Android 2.2 and above
Emissary of War
The emissary's journey is almost complete! Only a single treaty remains to be brokered and then home to a hard-earned rest. As long as nothing goes wrong… Hack and slash your way through legions of mercenaries and monsters that want you dead, as you fight to uncover he secret plot against your dominion.
- Action RPG style gameplay
- Story driven, with cinematics and voice acting
- Upgrades and collectibles to be found
- Intuitive controls designed directly for a touch based interface
Hanging With Friends by Zynga
Android Police coverage: Zynga's Hanging With Friends Now Available In The Android Market
The popular word game Hanging With Friends is now on Android. Hanging With Friends brings a brand new twist to the classic game of hangman that adds creativity, strategy and fun for all ages. Build mystery words to stump, amuse or impress your friends, but be prepared to flex those brain muscles as you decipher the words they send back to you.
• Cute characters in perilous situations
• Instant replay lets you see your opponent’s guesses
• Use strategic lifelines for hints
Built on the Games With Friends platform:
• Turn based design lets you play up to 20 games simultaneously
• Play with friends or find a match with a random opponent
• Stay in touch with friends and family with in-game chat messaging
• Push notifications tell you when it’s your turn
• Find friends to play with easily using Facebook Connect
"Bad Pennies" - I loled.
Coin Drop! is a beautiful physics based puzzle game. So addictive, it'll drive you mad. Bad Pennies have invaded the colorful world of Coin Drop and only you can save the day. Bounce your way through 75 levels, rescue the girl Coins, demolish obstacles and solve puzzles as every clever touch of your screen sends coins raining down on any enemy.
Musaic Box by HeroCraft
Musaic Box is an unusual combination of musical puzzle and a detective quest. Its scenario offers you a riddle: to find the old organ master who has vanished. Solving various quests and gathering the clues just like in other classic hidden object games you'll find outlines of musical scores for your music box and reveal exclusive puzzles where you have to recreate masterpieces of classical and modern music out of smaller pieces. Unlike other puzzles, Musaic requires not just logic but a sense of musicality. Correctly composed melodies will lead you to the mystery's revelation and unlock new game mode.
Welcome to City Legends where you and your friends can create your new civilization on this city. Build and decorate your city with Stadium, Business Center, Town Hall and Arch.
* over 80 home, public buildings, decorations and factory products.
* design and build your city with your imagination.
* send gifts to your friends.
* repair other's building and also get bonus by collect them
* notification when goods are sold.
* gain coins when your sold goods.
* collect tax from your buildings
* vote other's city if you like.
Chess Time - Multiplayer Chess
Chess Time allows you to play chess with your friends on the go and anywhere. Chess Time sends push notifications so you will always be aware of your next moves. It even allows for you to chat with the other players.
- Chess Time - Free Multiplayer Chess
- Cross Platform with iOS
- Android Tablet Supported
- In-Game Chat
- Different chess sets
- Account based
- History of recent games played
- Rating auto calculated
- Export your game moves and share with a friend! Standard PGN format for us in PGN viewers
Buddy Rush is a cross-platform, action role-playing game (RPG) developed for Facebook. Available on Android, iOS and Facebook. Get ready for the best FREE dungeon crawler ever. Create a character, grab a Buddy (or two) from your friends’ character lineup, and go forth on Missions as you thwack ugly Oblins and other creepy-crawlies.
The full FREE game features:
- A cute isometric 3D world to grab loot and level up in!
- 15 customizable characters: Choose a class and customize outfits, armor and weapons to help improve your character’s talents and increase the chance that your friends will select your Buddy for their next Mission!
- Play with your friends’ Buddy character: Form groups for Missions and Dungeons by selecting from Facebook friends’ existing Buddies. Reward their Buddy with experience for bringing them along and they’ll return the favor by inviting your Buddy for their own adventures!
- 10 different Chapters and 92 Missions: Each Chapter presents a new environment and soundtrack, with fresh objectives, monsters and bosses to overcome.
- Over 2000 items: Earn items that make your Buddy stronger by completing challenging Missions, Dungeons and Challenges, or by purchasing in the store.
Earth And Legend
The most advanced full-scaled multiplayer 3D RPG for Android has arrived in HD. The time has come to call for a hero. Join the battle in this epic RPG adventure delivered in stunning 3D.
Earth And Legend features multiplayer mode as well as single player. Team up with a friend and experience co-op multiplayer over WIFI. The multiplayer system allows players to tag team creatures and fight alone side each other while solving quests
Earth And Legend features the ability to own pets. Not only do pets make great companions but they also are trained to fight alone side their owner in combat
- COMBAT SYSTEM
Earth And Legend features 3 skill lines (Melee, Bow and Magic), which include a new and innovative combat system with real-time live action melee attacks and spell casting
- REAL NIGHT AND DAY
Earth And Legend features a true in-game cycle of night and day on a 24 hour based time system. For every 24 minutes that the game is played, a full night and day cycle of 24 hours passes in the game world
- WEATHER SYSTEM
Earth And Legend features a highly advanced weather system. Depending on weather conditions, from time to time it will rain. In high altitude places it snows. A very strong rainfall will even produce thunder and lightning, which can be used by magicians. Some spells draw power directly from thunder and lightning, making the caster very powerful when it rains
Stardash by OrangePixel
I am not a fan of style *this* retro, but perhaps I'm missing out? OrangePixel has a track record of making great games, so you tell me.
Fun retro 2d platform game. Oldschool arcade fun - From the developer of Meganoid and Super Drill Panic. See if you have the skills of the 90's arcade games, survive the many levels by running and jumping, collecting coins, and unlocking special Temple levels.
You want HD graphics? badly-playable but awesome looking games? then please don't get this game.. this is just old fashioned arcade fun in a sweet retro jacket. We designed this game because we were wondering how a classic Nintendo game would look and play on a smartphone.. we hope you enjoy it as much as we do!
My Car Salon
Here comes an exciting time management game for car lovers. In My Car Salon, you own a brand new auto repair shop, and there's a lot of cars in the neighborhood just itching for a good tune-up. Keep your customers happy by giving their cars the services that they need, and remember to do it quick! Manage your mechanics well to make sure they don't slack off, and save up for some upgrades to help them work even faster.
Think you can offer the best and fastest car servicing in town? Pull it off and you'll see more cars roll into your shop, and more money roll into your cashier! Your shop awaits, so go and have fun.
We posted the tablet roundup separately - see here.
Know A Worthy New App? Let Us Know!
If you have an application in mind for the next issue of the roundup, feel free to send us an email and let us know.
Important: there are 2 requirements in order for the app to be considered, listed below.
- the app's launch date has to be no longer than 2 weeks ago
- it has to be original, ground-breaking, well-reviewed, interesting, fun, etc - the cream of the crop
Now, if and only if the above requirements have been satisfied, fire up an email to this address: [email protected].
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