Friday App Sales: Hitman GO, the Metal Slug Series, Apex Launcher Pro, and More

There is a new massive list of app and game sales taking place over on Google Play, so any plans you might have had for this weekend just went right out the window. So sorry about that.

Anyway, it appears as if the entire Metal Slug series of Android games are on sale for just $1, followed by the very popular Hitman GO for only $1.99. To follow it up, kovdev’s Nox icon pack (a personal favorite) is priced at just $0.99, while a huge lineup of Cartoon Network games is also priced at only a dollar.

For the full list of apps, plus links to Google Play to take advantage of the deals, look below.  (more…)

T.E.C 3001 and Z Steel Soldiers are Tegra-optimized Games, Now Available on Google Play

Two new Tegra-optimized games are available on Google Play this week, T.E.C 3001 and Z Steel Solders. The games are promoted as perfect games for any new Tegra-powered device, such as the SHIELD Tablet or SHIELD Portable. And of course, if you have a SHIELD Controller for your Tablet, then checking these games out should be high on your list.  (more…)

Dong Nguyen’s Follow-up to Flappy Bird, Swing Copters, is Now Live on Google Play

The follow-up game to Dong Nguyen’s Flappy Bird, Swing Copters, is now available on Google Play for everyone to enjoy. Or hate. Probably hate. In the game, you use your finger to tap a little helicopter through swinging hammers and platforms. To say the game is hard is quite the understatement, as I personally find the game nearly impossible.  (more…)

Humble Bundle SEGA Edition Should Fulfill Your Sonic the Hedgehog Cravings

A new Humble Bundle is available for lovers of SEGA titles, specifically titles which involve Sonic the Hedgehog. Today, people feeling charitable can pick up Sonic 4 Episode I, ChuChu Rocket, and Virtua Tennis Challenge for whatever price they would like, but if you pay over the average of $3.70, you can also get Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing, Sonic 4 Episode II, Crazy Taxi, and more to follow soon.  (more…)

This is Swing Copters, Dong Nguyen’s Follow-up Creation to Flappy Bird

We know many folks may be completely over the Flappy Bird saga, but thankfully, the newest game from its developer, Dong Nguyen, goes under a completely new name, which grants us permission to talk about it.

The game, which has been previewed by Touch Arcade, is titled Swing Copters. To explain it, imagine Flappy Bird has been placed on its side, facing upwards. Now, instead of a bird, you are a helicopter. You goal is to get your chopper through the swinging saws using your finger as a controller.  (more…)

Surgeon Simulator Hits Google Play, Priced at $5.99

A new game has finally made its way to Android, after what seems like a million requests from impatient YouTube commenters. The game, titled Surgeon Simulator, is far from an actual realistic simulation game, but does deliver the thrill of slicing open a patient, bashing their ribs in with a hammer, and removing their worn out organs for new ones. If this was the way surgery was actually performed, I’d suspect Dr. Nick from The Simpsons was the resident surgeon at the time.  (more…)