Botanicula, From Makers of Machinarium, Hits Google Play for $4.99

Fantastic, another game from the makers of Machinariumanam that I have no idea how to pronounce. The newest game, called Botanicula, has been published to Google Play for the price of $4.99.

In this title, you take control of a little group of forest-type flower creatures, navigating a world that looks quite treacherous. Using each character’s ability, you will lead this group of misfits through a gorgeous world, avoiding baddies who would love nothing more than to destroy you.  (more…)

Friday App Sales: Parallax Icon Pack, SunVox, Shadowrun Returns, and More

The weekend is finally upon us. If you need a few new apps and games to keep you busy over the next couple of days, check out the new deals list we have compiled below.

In the list, you will find a few great titles, including Shadowrun Returns, SunVox, Meganoid 2, BusyBox Pro, and many more. If this list does not interest you, Google also made an entire section on Google Play where you can find 99 games priced at just $0.99. It is a very good list if spending a dollar on a game title doesn’t scare you.

See the whole sales list below.  (more…)

Check Out Drone: Shadow Strike on Google Play, Because America

A game called Drone: Shadow Strike is available on Google Play this week, bringing 24+ missions and 280+ challenges to those brave enough to pilot an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV). Inside the game, players are able to choose from seven different types of drones, from prototypes to in-service aircrafts, with your main objectives being Defend, Survive, Attack, and Escort.  (more…)

Google Introduces Nearby Multiplayer to Google Play Games for Developers

A new feature has been introduced to developers by Google, which will allow you and your friends to compete side-by-side in select games in the upcoming future.

The introduction is of Nearby Multiplayer in Google Play Games, which will allow developers to create challenges and cooperative experiences based on the locations of you and your friends.  (more…)

Daddy Long Legs Game Crawls Onto Google Play, But Does Not Crawl Very Far

A game called Daddy Long Legs hit Google Play recently, escaping my attention thanks to all of the craziness which has taken place thanks to Google and new Nexus devices. Regardless, we can talk about it now, and the game is very cool.

In the game, which is one of the more straightforward titles you will ever play in your life, you are a spider who is simply trying to walk as far as he can without toppling over. Of course, your legs are super long, so moving them perfectly in sync for perfect forward steps is somewhat of a chore. However, a chore does not properly describe the difficulty of Daddy Long Legs.  (more…)

South Park Pinball Tables Teased Before Release Later This Week

Zen Studios announced the addition of newly themed tables coming to the Zen Pinball HD application in Google Play this week, centered entirely around the world of South Park.

In total, two new tables with be featured, “South Park: Super-Sweet Pinball” and “South Park: Butters’ Very Own Pinball Game.” Throughout these new pinball tables, you will take on Coon and Friends as Professor Chaos, as well as help Al Gore go up against the evil ManBearPig.  (more…)