Auralux – The trench warfare of RTS games

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Auralux offers a slight deviation from the standard RTS fare.  The background music is out of this world, and it differs depending on the way you play the game.  Aside from the dazzling light show, Auralux can set up monumental battles that can last for hours. You can compare Auralux most ...

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A2Z – Multiple modes of A-to-Z finger frolicking

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A2Z is an awesome and quick game that makes you tap from A to Z as fast as you can.  There are plenty of similar games that can make your fingers fly, but A2Z delivers multiple modes and difficulties to have you playing for dozens of minutes at a time.  It also has Google Play... Read More

Ice Rage – A bear walks into a hockey rink…

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Ice Rage brings hockey to your Android device in the form of bears, brawls, and general mayhem.  It does not necessarily deliver these all the time, but the makers of WWII: Strategy and Tactics have created a fun, fast-paced, arcade-style hockey game so that you can deliver all the bumps and ...

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New Google Now cards include reminders, TV shows, video games, music albums, and more

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Google Now is another app slated to get some updates, thanks to the I/O conference. There are six new cards coming out for Google Now, and they include: Reminder Music Albums TV Shows Public Transit Books Video Games Reminders will allow you to set reminders to do things like “buy a ...

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Google Play Games verified by Play Store changelog

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Over at Google I/O, things are quickly heating up, and it’s causing some people to jump the gun. A new changelog for the app “Eufloria HD” shows support for “Google Play Games achievements”, and also adds: We hope you enjoy using Google Play Games to save and share ...

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Highly anticipated NVIDIA Shield starts preorders on May 20 for $349, set to ship in June

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NVIDIA made quite a stir at CES this last January with the announcement of what they called “Project Shield”,  a new gaming device powered by Android. Well, now it seems they’re dropping the “project” status, as NVIDIA has announced that prospective gamers can ...

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PUK – Pool with pucks and no side pockets

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I do not have a great description for this game, and the title was alliteration for alliteration’s sake, but I can tell you that PUK is an addicting pick-up-and-play game.  And those are the best kinds of mobile games. PUK bills itself as an action puzzler, but I do not think that is ...

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Ring Defense – A vectorized tower defense game with a George Bush cameo

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Ring Defense follows the basic formula of tower-defense games.  You build towers, traps, and guns to defeat wave after wave of enemies trying to capture your castle or base or, in this case, your energy.  What Ring Defense does not adhere to is the general gaming rule that you can throw in a ...

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Strategy and Tactics: World War 2 – A WW2 Risk-like Strategy Game

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Herocraft created a nice foundation for further installments in the Risk-like strategy genre...

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The Humble Bundle is Back!

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The Humble Bundle is back, and this time every game is compatible with Android. The Humble Bundle is a great way to purchase a few cross-platform games all in one pack. Instead of paying a set price for the set, you actually get to choose your own price and you can even choose how the... Read More

Coming Soon: Temple Run 2 for Android

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Today, the ever so popular game Temple Run, launched its first successor, Temple Run 2 for (ahem) other platforms. Featuring new locations, characters, and obstacles, Temple Run 2 is sure to spark the interest of all previous Temple Run players. While Temple Run 2 was made available today for ...

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Google Play blows past 25 billion app downloads

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The Google Play Store has now seen 25 billion (with a ‘B’) installs of its Android-based apps and games, according to the official Android blog.  And it’s not just a simple milestone reached at the same, steady rate.  No, the Play Store is building momentum and growing at a ...

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An update on OUYA’s exciting Android-based console project: Success!

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  A month ago we wrote on a Kickstarter project called OUYA, an innovative gaming platform designed to bring gamers back to the more family & multiplayer-oriented television. At the time we had expressed our hope that the project flourished, and we’re happy to say that our hope was ...

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Amazon brings GameCircle to Kindle Fire and APIs for game developers

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  For a while now, the Amazon Kindle Fire has stood as top dog as the fiscally friendly Android tablet. The low price-point paired with elegant UI and integration with Amazon’s services attracted a huge amount of sales, despite it not being exactly an Android tablet. Since its release ...

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Pogo from EA hits Android with some free games to play

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EA has been no stranger to the mobile scene, launching many of its prized franchises into the app stores of Android, iOS, and WP7, along with some games that were developed specifically for mobile. Their latest foray is a gaming center app called Pogo, where quite a few games can be played from ...

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