Friday App Sales: Dead Space, NBA Jam, Sprinkle Islands, Beautiful Widgets Pro, and More

With the weekend finally upon us, you may be looking for something to eat up your time. If playing games on your phone sounds fun, Google Play currently has a massive list of apps and games on sale, with a few really good titles up for grabs.

For starters, you can grab a couple of Final Fantasy games for just $8 each, Dead Space for $2, NBA Jam for $1, Beautiful Widgets Pro just $1, and a ton more.  (more…)

Batman Arkham Origins Updated on Google Play, Still 1.6GB of IAPs

A newly-updated Batman game is available on Google Play, Arkham Origins. While this same title is rather popular on consoles, it appears that Warner Bros. decided to switch up the gameplay on the Android version, making the game play more like Injustice: Gods Among Us. While it isn’t bad gameplay, although can become monotonous, we expected a bit more of a challenge.  (more…)

Google Gives “Offline Games” Their Own Section in Google Play

There are games aplenty that require a steady data connection for playing, but that is sometimes because game makers are either concerned over piracy or the game features an online multiplayer, which would naturally require a data connection.

Regardless of why an app needs to be connected constantly, Google now has a new section in Google Play for Offline Games. That’s right, a full group of games that do not require a data connection.  (more…)

Modern Combat 5: Blackout Now Available on Google Play, $7 With No IAPs

Gameloft has published Modern Combat 5: Blackout to Google Play this afternoon, throwing players straight into the middle of warfare. Like console FPS titles, MC5: Blackout features a great campaign mode, as well as the ability to take your skills online with a multiplayer mode.

In campaign, you play as a hero who must save the world from cyber terrorists, using advanced weapons and technology to overcome countless bad guys with machine guns. In multiplayer, you choose between four customizable classes, picking off players with sniper rifles, assault rifles, SMGs, and more. If you play Call of Duty or Battlefield, you will feel right at home.  (more…)

Destiny Companion App Available Through Google Play for All Beta Players

Destiny is a new game for next-gen consoles, with the public beta of the game now available for PlayStation 4 owners. Xbox One owners will be able to get in on the fun very soon, but until then, everyone playing should go ahead and download the official Destiny companion application, which will allow you access to additional features inside and outside of the game.  (more…)

Marvel Releases Guardians of the Galaxy RPG, No IAPs or Data Connection Required

In the new Guardians of the Galaxy game from Marvel, you team up with Star-Lord, Rocket, Groot, Gamora, and Drax to keep The Universal Weapon out of the wrong hands.

The game, which is an RPG, costs $4.99, but crazily enough, does not feature any IAPs or requirements to play with a data connection. Once you purchase the game, you get everything with no fine print attached.  (more…)