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Survive the apocalypse in Disaster Office, now on Android

If you work in an entry-level position at a huge office, you know that everyday is already a battle for survival in that corporate jungle out there. But what if you add even more impending disasters like erupting volcanoes, terrorist attacks, and even a zombie apocalypse? Well, then work will surely get more interesting. Disaster Office is now available for Android devices in all its 32-bit glory. If you enjoy retro-looking games with modern challenges, then you might want to try out this new one.

Zero Punctuation now brings you its own video game with Hatfall

The man that made his name reviewing video games through his online video series will now be on the other end of the spectrum. Zero Punctuation brought no holds barred yet hilarious commentary on current video games, so its creator, Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw knows what makes games click. So now he brings you Zero Punctuation: Hatfall, a game that seems so simple and yet is so frustratingly difficult at times, but always fun.

Get that goat up the mountain in Mountain Goat Mountain

“When the goating gets tough, you get boating!” This is what the developers of Mountain Goat Mountain wants to use as motivation for you as you scale the heights of the highest peaks and just get that goat up the mountain without falling to its death or without being crushed by whatever is falling from up there. This new arcade game now available on Android devices is simple but fun, which may be what you’re looking for to wile away the time.

Plex app receives a lot of Material Design goodness

We've lost count of how many Android apps have been updated with Material Design in mind but the number is probably a big percentage of the apps in Google Play Store already. One of the popular ones receiving a late makeover is Plex. The app regularly gets an update but it's only now that it's getting some Material Design love.

Inbox by Gmail lets you snooze email to relevant dates

If your email inbox is a hotbed of meetings, airplane tickets, hotel reservations, restaurant reservations, rental car reservations, and all other kinds of reservations, then your life would be so much easier if you used Inbox by Gmail (if you don’t have it yet). Especially now, since the latest update to the app lets you snooze specific emails to the time when they will be most relevant to you, instead of letting it drown with all the other emails in your inbox.

HBO NOW already on Android, Amazon Fire devices

Network and cable TV entities have already accepted the reality that consumers are now more likely to watch their favorite programs not on standard TV sets but rather whenever they want to and wherever they are. So instead of lamenting the death of TV (which is actually a fallacy), they are now scrambling to be where the people are. HBO NOW, the cable network’s Internet only service, will now be available for Android devices and Amazon Fire tablets, and soon, for Chromecast, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV stick as well.

Defend your HQ, destroy enemy bases in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

Even before Tom Cruise's next Mission Impossible movie is released, the Android geeks are getting an early treat with the launch of the "Mission Impossible RogueNation" game. Here's another mission so impossible to resist I'm sure you're going to accept it. As with most action games, this one will get your adrenaline rushing as you take on the challenge to eliminate those high-profile targets, confront the Syndicate across the globe, and perform lethal strikes.

Free on Google Play Family this week: Sago Mini Space Explorer

Finding a game that is cute, interesting, safe, easy to play, and most of all, free, for your toddler is not that easy if you really think about it. That is why parents should be grateful that Google started offering up a free app every week from Google Play Family, which means you get a brand new game every week that should fit the criteria stated above. This week, go on a doggie space exploration with Sago Mini Space Explorer.

Remake of the Man from U.N.C.L.E now also a game on Android

These days, whenever a big budget fantasy, sci-fi, or action movie gets released on the big screen, we more or less expect a game to come out of it sooner or later. Now whether the game is a good companion for the movie or if it’s just another way for producers to cash in on anything connected to the franchise, that remains to be scene. Not getting left out of the gaming trend is the latest remake to hit your movie screen, The Man from U.N.C.L.E starring Superman himself and the Winklevoss twins.