Run Forrest Run, an Endless Runner Based on Forrest Gump

Finally, an endless runner based on a story I know and love. If we have any fans of Forrest Gump here – everyone should raise their hand – you might want to check out a new game on Google Play called Run Forrest Run.

In the game, which will remind you of any other endless runner game available, you play as Forrest Gump as he runs his way through Alabama and Route 66. Collecting coins while running helps you upgrade Forrest, which will allow you to run further in the game.  (more…)

Deep Under the Sky Takes You on a Psychedelic Trip to Venus

For the adventurers among us, how do you fancy a trip to Venus? Sounds intense, right? With the new game Deep Under the Sky, you can head to Venus, but you are in for one seriously trippy ride.

In the game, you play as a jelly fish-like creature who intends to take over the planet by shooting spores, then exploding them onto other weird creatures. There is only one button in the game, which controls your movements, your spore’s rockets, and then a self destruct of the rockets.  (more…)

Friday App Sales: Dragon Quest VIII, Wave Wave, Metal Slug Series, and More

A massive list of apps and games are currently on sale over at Google Play, so this long three day weekend is the perfect time to splurge. Included in today’s list is the Metal Slug series of games, a ton of Cartoon Network titles, as well as Wave Wave, a creepily addictive game that will have you smashing your phone in no time.

In addition to these games, make sure you check out this weeks Humble Bundle, which is another great place to pick up games for cheap. Not only are you getting an excellent deal on games, but you are also helping a good cause. Who can say no to that?

Check out the full list of games on sale below.  (more…)

Top 5 Android Games: August 2014

August has been a fantastic month to be a gamer on Android, with a few big-time titles seeing their release onto Google Play. PC gamers were treated to a couple of Steam titles making their way to Android, which allows them to get out from behind the desk and play those games wherever they see fit.

For those who might be curious, you don’t have to worry about seeing Swing Copters on this list, as that game might get my vote for worst game of the century.

Below are the Top 5 Android Games for August of 2014.  (more…)

ESPN SportsCenter App Updated in Google Play, Features More LeBron and Manziel

Ah, SportsCenter, your one-stop-shop for everything LeBron and Johnny Football. ESPN updated its flagship program’s Android app today, bringing quite a few new features, none of which actually have anything to do with LeBron or Manziel.

Included in the update are improved NFL and college football game pages, one-click radio streaming, alerts for news as it happens, and an updated calendar feature for quick access to previous or future day’s events.  (more…)

Thursday Poll: Which Streaming Music Service Do You Use?

A paid subscription to Google Play Music is something I generally believe that I can’t live without going forward. I use it every single day. I listen to music streamed from the service while working, while in the car, if I’m cooking, and while I workout. I am constantly streaming music. My playlists change often. New music enters my rotation regularly (that I don’t have to pay extra for). And I often find throwback tunes to my wilder and much younger days that bring a smile to my face today. Streaming music services like Google Play are awesome.

Which brings us to today’s poll. Are you using a streaming music service? If so, which one?

There are countless services to choose from at this point. In fact, I narrowed the list down to what I would consider to be the nine most popular, half of which I myself haven’t even been able to try. From Google Music to iTunes Radio to Beats Music to Spotify, you have so many options that all offer somewhat different experiences. As I mentioned above, Google Play Music works for me, but there may be another service that fits your needs.

Let us know – which streaming music service do you use?

Which Streaming Music Service Do You Use?

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Official Port of Five Nights at Freddy’s Lands on Google Play for $2.99

Ready to be spooked? An official port of Five Nights at Freddy’s has landed on Google Play, priced at just $2.99. For those who may not have heard of this game, it’s a new survival horror game that is also available on Steam, taking place inside of a kid-oriented pizza restaurant. Think Chuck E. Cheese, but with a lot more demonic possession taking place.  (more…)