Friday App Sales: Metal Slug, Fatal Fury, Samurai Shodown II, More

Not planning on watching football this weekend? Don’t feel like building that stupid IKEA coffee table you paid $149 for? Don’t worry, there are apps and games available on Google Play to take up your precious time.

For a limited time, and at a discounted price, you can pick up a few Metal Slug titles for just $0.99 a piece, or grab The Secret of Grisly Manor for $0.99. If a fighter is something you want, you can grab Samurai Shodown II for $0.99, or a few King of Fighters titles at $0.99 a pop.

Check the full list below.  (more…)

The Room Three, Now Available on Android for $4.99

It has been nearly two years since the launch of The Room Two, and now, finally, The Room Three is available for Android devices through Google Play. Exactly like the first two The Room games, The Room Three will have you scratching your head in an attempt to solve the game’s puzzles. Scattered throughout a variety of different rooms and levels, puzzle boxes are the main antagonist in this series, while there is still an overall plot happening simultaneously.  (more…)

My Favorite Android Games of 2015

We already delivered our Favorite Apps for 2015, and now it is time for the games. Oh yes, the games. How far we have come over the past few years, seeing the release of major titles for mobile devices that were once the pinnacle of console gaming. For example, the Grand Theft Auto series is available on Google Play for virtually any Android device with enough storage to hold them, and that series was the biggest thing to hit consoles ever. Now, they are merely apps on our phones. Pretty mind blowing, if you ask me.

In 2015, we saw the launch of many great titles, a few of which are currently limited to select Android TV units. While, yes, DOOM 3 and Never Alone are fantastic, run on Android, and deserve a spot here, this list will focus solely on games that can be downloaded via Google Play by any Android device.

Without further ado, here are my favorite games from the year 2015.  (more…)

NVIDIA Announces 12 Days of SHIELDsmas, Deals on Games for SHIELD

If you are looking for additional games to keep you busy over the holiday week and weekend, NVIDIA has announced the 12 of SHIELDsmas. During this time, owners of the SHIELD Android TV, or any other SHIELD-powered device will find a ton of discounted games through SHIELD Hub and GeForce Now. If you don’t have a Tegra-powered device, don’t worry, all of the games listed for the Google Play portion of this promo will be discounted for you, too. The deals are set to begin tomorrow, Christmas eve, and run until January 4.  (more…)

Own a SHIELD Tablet K1? NVIDIA Gifting 5 Lunchboxes for Fallout Shelter

To the first 50,000 people who redeem the offer, NVIDIA is gifting 5 free lunchboxes to owners of the SHIELD Tablet K1 for Fallout Shelter. For those who are somehow unaware of Fallout Shelter, the game is created by Bethesda for mobile devices, turning you into a Vault overseer, tasked with creating jobs for dwellers, sending folks to explore the Wasteland, and protecting your citizens from Raider attacks and Deathclaws.

The lunchboxes that NVIDIA are gifting contain in-game items, such as weapons, characters and coins, all of which can help you create a better vault for your dwellers.  (more…)

Now Casting for the Holidays: Angry Birds, Monopoly, and Yahtzee

A large list of newly Chromecast-enabled games are available on Google Play, just in time for the holiday season, where you will likely be spending time with family and friends. Being “enabled” for Chromecast means a game can be casted to your HDTV via the HDMI dongle, with smartphones acting as your game controllers. Games now supported for this functionality are Yahtzee, Angry Birds, Monopoly, Scrabble, and plenty more.  (more…)