Mini Metro, Build Subway Systems in Real-World Locations

In all my years playing video games, I didn’t think a title about building a subway system could be any fun. Well, publisher Playdigious found a way, thanks to a new game on Google Play called Mini Metro.

In Mini Metro, you are tasked with building subway systems in real locations around the world. Unlike a Bridge Constructor game, Mini Metro is extremely minimalistic. Essentially, your construction will look like an actual subway map you would see at a station, with the different colored lines and stations(more…)

Friday App Sales: Hitman GO, Lara Croft GO, This War of Mine, and Plenty More

A new list of games and apps are on sale in Google Play, reassuring everyone that you will have something to do over the weekend. The bigger titles would have to be Hitman GO and Lara Croft GO, two classics that truly need to be tried by all. Those are priced at $1 a pop.

On top of those, This War of Mine, which is another title that I recommend everyone play for a bit, is on sale for $4. That’s down from its original price of $15. Other titles on sale include Catan, République, and Final Fantasy IV.

Plenty of good options to choose from if you have a bit of Opinion Rewards credit to play with.  (more…)

Humble Bundle 21 Offers Goat Simulator, Door Kickers and More in the Name of Charity

It’s been quite some time since we last wrote up a Humble Bundle, but #21 was recently made available, this time helping out the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Child’s Play Charity.

If you aren’t familiar with Humble Bundle, it’s very simply to understand. To start, there is a group of games you receive for any amount donated over $1. However, if you pay a certain price, this time being $5, you unlock another tier of games for your purchase. If you go over another amount, being $6, you get another group of games. Currently, if you pay $6 or more, you get seven games, plus more to come.  (more…)

Galaxy Note 7 Owners, Don’t Forget Your Galaxy Game Pack on Google Play

Before the Galaxy Note 7 was launched, Samsung hyped up the Galaxy Game Pack that would be provided to buyers. Basically, the Game Pack is a number of special in-game rewards for select titles on Google Play, exclusive to owners of the Galaxy Note 7.

According to Samsung, there is about $400 worth of free goodies inside of this Galaxy Game Pack, so if you find yourself playing some of these games, you might as well take full advantage. A few of the rewards include specialty starting packs, better cars to start racing games, and even a free 3-card pack for Hearthstone.  (more…)

The Uncertain is a 3D Adventure Game in a Post-Apocalyptic Setting

The Uncertain, published for SHIELD Android TV owners, is available on Google Play priced at $14.99. In this game, which has quite the story to it, you play as an Engineering Robot who seems quite curious about the human race that has been extinct for quite some time.

On Earth now, a race of robots live in complete harmony, not ruled by war, and remain completely logical in all aspects of robotic life. Better said by the game’s description, “Imagine that you have to make a moral choice in a world with no such term as morality. Every decision made here is a set of zeros and ones, and sometimes it has nothing to do with common sense.” (more…)

Friday App Sales: LIMBO, This War of Mine, Leo’s Fortune, and More

In need of some new apps or games to keep you busy this weekend? Don’t fret, I have your back. Currently on Google Play, folks can grab a ton of awesome games at discounted prices. This week, you can find Lara Croft GO for just $1, GTA: Vice City for $2, or even GTA: Liberty City Stories for $2.

Other games listed as on sale include Metal Slug 3, This Ware of Mine, LIMBO, Leo’s Fortune, and a couple Goat Simulator titles. All of the aforementioned titles are very popular, so if you have never given them a go, now would be a good time to do so.

Have at it.  (more…)

Pavilion, a ‘Fourth Person’ Puzzle Adventure Game, Available Now for NVIDIA SHIELD

A new game for SHIELD owners (both SHIELD TV and Tablet), is now available on Google Play. Called Pavilion, it is described as a fourth person puzzle adventure game. Interestingly, once the game boots, there are no tutorials or instructions. You, as the player, must explore and figure everything out for yourself.

The overall layout is a dreamy fantasy world, complete with loads of challenging puzzles for you to solve. As you continue on your journey, the developers hope that you will begin to understand the world in which you have been placed.  (more…)

Pokemon GO Update With ‘Buddy’ Feature Now Rolling Out

For all of you anxiously awaiting the ability to have a “buddy” Pokemon, the update that enables this feature is now available for Pokemon GO. With this buddy system, trainers need only to walk varying distances to earn candy for their buddy Pokemon. Why is this cool? Well, if you live in a region that does not have many of a certain type of Pokemon, this feature allows you to farm candy for a Pokemon you really want to boost up or evolve.

From what I have seen, there are three levels of varying distances to travel. More common Pokemon take just 1km to earn candy, uncommon Pokemon take 3km, and rare Pokemon take 5km. Is this efficient, though? In my opinion, not really, considering that’s quite a bit of walking for just a bit of candy. I’d much rather just have fun randomly catching Pokemon, but that’s just me.  (more…)