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Plague Inc. Goes Live on Google Play – Goodbye Human Race

Last week, we got the heads up that Plague Inc., a popular strategy-based game on iOS, was coming to Android. Today, it’s live and Android users are quickly becoming infected. You create a bacteria or virus and release it onto the world’s population. The goal is kill off everyone on Earth before the humans can create a cure. It’s an interesting idea and there are many people who love this kind of scenario.

For now, it only looks like a couple of tablets are supported, as I couldn’t find it on any of my phones. We’ll have to see if that gets changed in the coming days.

Update:  More devices seem to be compatible now. Probably just a little switch that needed flipping. 

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Cheers Jeff and Brent!

  • Viirin

    Hoping this becomes available for web, since I only have my PC.

  • SolipsisticPsychologist

    “Ethics, morals, all gone…”.

    I’m not sure that is a game, as much as a mirror for our current world. And it is a superb representation for the Android Market.

  • Myk Robinson

    This game is “sick” (pun intended), but quite fun. My wife and I are playing it at the office instead of working…

    • SolipsisticPsychologist

      Naughty, naughty, I hope you and the wife are not nuero-surgeons?

  • seems fun, didnt like how i accidently hit the home button and lost my entire game having to start over though. seems to have a pretty good amount of replay with the unlocks. Only downfall i see is the price to unlock things seems pretty high at over $1 for each item.

  • Jeff

    Anyone know of any good story driven games? I’ll even take a point and click clone of Monkey Island and other LucasArts games. Thanks!

    • dvnet

      In depth stories and character development is probably hard to find even on console platforms nowadays.

    • SolipsisticPsychologist

      “Rebuild” is a very heavy story driven game. The Zombie Apocalypse has happened, and you and a band of survivors are trapped in this town, fighting off the encroaching hordes. It has a good story for sure. But it is also a micro-management/simulation game, where you have to keep track of and build defenses, and do research to find a cure for the zombie disease. You also make a ton of choices that can direct the outcome of situations, and I believe the ending of the game. You can also recruit other survivors, and kick them out of your defended area as well. The replayability for the game is not super high. But I found it worth it besides that, because your first run-through is a lot of fun, and can last a while depending on how you play and how much time you put into it. I’m hoping the developer releases new content for it soon, and I think she offers a computer version of the game as well.


    This game is a joke. People pretending to kill the human race, when that’s what the world govt are attempting to do as we speak…
    Stop playing games and WAKE UP

    • mjmedstarved


    • JoshGroff

      So, this is a RIM campaign?

      • Nice SOAD lyric.

        • JoshGroff

          Been listening to them all day, and it’s probably one of my favorite lines.

    • ryan

      I’m assuming your tinfoil hat is securely fastened to your head.

      • JoshGroff

        Probably has full tinfoil body gear.

  • abqnm

    Game has some pretty funny descriptions. I named my first Virus Obama. Didn’t mind losing this one, especially with the updates it gave me.

    • Raven

      That is a very tapable but almost NSFW banner ad.
      Is that typical these days if you are not running AdFree?

      • abqnm

        I have ads blocked, but it seems that one gets around it. I am not using the app AdFree though.

  • I remember this game on I believe ebaums as epidemic or something like that

    • SolipsisticPsychologist

      I miss the original eBaum’s, when it was just jacked up and hilarious flash loops, put to music. Those were the good ol’ days of the Interwebs, when no one was tracking your every move, and no one was building a profile on you to sell your privacy to the highest bidder. Ahhhhhh…….nostalgia. Now the web is a cesspool of privacy-invading goons and companies.

  • undone98

    Anyone else having the game crash when they press the world button?

  • Works great on my GNex. Running latest nightly by Euroskank.

  • airos4

    Bionic running ICS, showed up immediately

  • Thomaswildchild

    Droid Razr MAXX has it via your link.

  • Bedtim3

    Works on GS3 Running CM10!

  • Hazadriel

    Currently won’t let me install on my GNex.

    • Hazadriel

      Update: used the web to install it on my GNex and Archos 80 G9.

  • Josh

    Working on my DroidX! 🙂

  • L.A.

    Working on m GS3.

  • SethlyP

    Play Link no longer working. Says app cannot be found.

    • SethlyP

      Seems to have been a temporary problem, downloading correctly now.

  • Wow,.. looks like they JUST UPDATED the list and now all of my phones are good to go!!!

  • Ethan

    This is exactly like the web-based Pandemic series. Very excited!

  • Works on Droid Razr!

    • Brent Cooper

      not for me. says its not avaliable

  • undone98

    Good to go on the Rezound

  • Working on my Galaxy Nexus. 8)

  • Kyle Bailey

    Works on my Galaxy Nexus. Been waiting for this game for a while

  • Michael_NM

    I love that “plague” and “iOS” ate used together in the first sentence of this story.

  • TheAndyPlan

    just checked a minute ago and it no longer works for the galaxy nexus?

  • Nevermind says its compatible but won’t allow download

  • Works on all my devices… >_>

  • I have a tmobile Galaxy siii and a verizon gnex and play says its compatible with all my devices

  • James Vaughan

    Had an issue with a device compatibility flag – update submitted to google and will be available very shortly

  • Works for GNex, its fun

    • What Rom are you running? I can’t get it working on mine
      -JB BAMF Paragadim 2.3.1 on GNEX

      • Justin Swanson

        CNA 3.6.5 and I can push it to my phone from the web.

      • mjmedstarved

        I’m running Jelly Belly (created by Jakeday) and it installed fine..

      • Its fine for me on Paradigm.

  • +1.
    very fun

  • Why is it tablet only?

    • Guest

      It installs fine on the GNex, they may have updated the list recently? either way its good to go.

  • CaptainHowdy13

    Works on Nexus 7