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Mojang is closing down card combat game Scrolls

The real blockbuster news was when Microsoft up and bought game developer Mojang – makers of Minecraft – for USD$2.5 billion. Apparently, Microsoft wanted to build on Mojang’s current moneymaker, which is the Minecraft game. But what of its other games, like the card battle game “Scrolls”? This game went through a highly successful beta and is a relative success story in itself, but Mojang is announcing that it will be shutting the game down by 2016.

Survive the horror of the House of Grudge, available on Android

Why would anyone want to scare themselves to death (well, that may be an exaggeration, but you never know) while playing a mobile game? Then you'd also have to ask why we love watching scary movies or telling scary stories. There are certain people who are fascinated with the horrific and the unknown, and that carries over to mobile games as well. One of the newest ones to try to scare the bejeezus out of you is called House of Grudge, now available on Android devices.

Stealth action game ‘The SilverBullet’ arrives on Android

There are very few stealth action games in the Google Play Store for mobile worthy of the name, but we think this new game called “The SilverBullet” – from the Korean indie production house Byulbran Studio – could fit the bill. Cool graphics and sophisticated gameplay are what the game offers to hardcore mobile gamers.

Save the heroes from the curse in Soul Hunters

Usually, it's the heroes who do the saving of people/characters in stories, movies, games. But what if the hero, or in this case, heroes are under a mysterious curse and you would have to save them so they can save the kingdom from this growing evil? Then you'd have to be the hero right? That is what you would need to do to play Soul Hunters, a mobile Card-Collecting Battle Game (CCBG) now available for your Android devices.

BRAWL is basically Bomberman, violently re-imagined

If you grew up in our generation, then you will understand what Bomberman is – that cute game with the animated bomb-laying guy out to finish a seemingly endless number maze levels against similarly cartoon-y villains. It was actually lots of fun. So take that, and then mix it with a horrible slasher movie like “Saw” or “Friday the 13th” and that’s basically what BRAWL is – a fun take on the old maze classic, but very much an adult game for the violence.

Google Play’s Free App of the Week: Dr. Panda & Toto’s Treehouse

A couple of weeks ago, Google started offering Free App of the Week. The point of this promo is to get more people to download apps directly from the Google Play Store instead of going to Amazon Appstore or the Samsung Galaxy Store. Unfortunately, it's not easy to locate the free app offer on the Play Store so we'll just share it with you. For the first week, it was 'Daniel Tiger Grr-ific Feelings' offered for free when it's original price is $2.99. Last week, it was the Toca Hair Salon 2. For this week, it's Dr. Panda & Toto's Treehouse.

Be the vilain you’ve always wanted to be in Kill the Plumber

Have you ever wondered how those villains and obstacle felt like as they tried to stop Super Mario from rescuing the princess? Well, now you get to find out in this new platformer game that has flipped the script and made you the enemy instead of the hero. Kill the Plumber lets you become the villain, playing a variety of obstacles, all with the intention of trying to stop the main character from reaching whatever goal it is that has been set before him/her.

Witness the magic of fairy potions in Fairy Mix match-three game

Any match-at-least-three puzzle you can find on Google Play Store can be easy to finish. The difficulty lies on different challenges presented, making each level more exciting than ever. Don't say Fairy Mix is an easy game because you need to mix and match those fairy potions to fight the evil witch. You are Jinny, the little sorceress who's been tasked to destroy the evil witchcraft.

Slay those mutants from an experiment gone wrong in Xenowerk

If you loved Space Marshals, then you'll enjoy playing this new game from Pixelbite entitled Xenowerk. It's a new action game that brings another exciting shooter adventure that will challenge your combat skills. The setting is a creepy underground science lab where mutant infestation has started. It's one scientific experiment went wrong that resulted to mutants escaping from the lab.

Lead your troop, survive the battles in ‘Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops’

Whenever I see the word 'trooper', I think of Star Wars. If not, I remember battles, wars, the military, and a lot of casualties. The thought may be morbid but that's life. Battles are real although I hope you don't have to be in a real one. If one of your dreams include becoming a soldier (but for so many reasons you can't), you can become one at least in the virtual world by playing Tiny Troopers.