The ballots have been cast and the votes are in. And now we get to see the apps and games that are nearest and dearest to Android users' hearts in the first annual Players' Choice Awards organized by Google.
In a case of "what were they thinking?", the developers of Plants Vs. Zombies 2 have decided to change the rules a bit when it came to the overworld maps. While these changes mean more free playing time for everyone, it might cause others to go back and play through some rather difficult stages again.
In line with the spirit of giving this holiday season, Sony is continuing its five weeks of free PlayStation Mobile games that it started late last November. Don't expect too much from these offerings as not only are they very casual games, they also have a very limited device coverage.
As promised last week, Ubisoft has released a mobile game that ties into its hit Assassin's Creed franchise. Unfortunately, aside from the name and a few references, Assassin's Creed Pirates has little connection with the popular game series and might leave fans a bit dissatisfied.
Some of you might have fond memories of playing side-by-side with a friend and pulling of deadly kung fu moves in Double Dragon on ye ol' arcade. Now you can relive those moments, maybe even with the same friend, as DotEmu brings back the classic side-scrolling brawler on Android.
A gaming device is only as good as the games available for it and while Android has its fair share of games, it could definitely do with some more, especially popular titles only found on that other mobile platform. But a campaign to encourage game developers to bring their games over to OUYA might have managed to push the console into some bad publicity instead.
Looking for a mildly addictive and amusing game to waste away those boring minutes? Then Papa Pear Saga, with its wacky, cartoony graphics, challenging puzzles, and bouncing action, might just give you your fix.
Holiday season is coming fast and with it comes the season for sales and giveaways. Sony is starting the race early and will be offering two free games every week, not for the brand new PlayStation 4, but for PlayStation Mobile devices such as the PlayStation Vita and compatible Android smartphones and tablets.
As the arrival of the next Doctor draws near, BBC wants to make sure that fans both old and new are well updated and refreshed in their knowledge. And what better way to do that than through Doctor Who: Legacy, a game that takes players through the fictional history in what developers Tiny Rebel Games and Seed Studios call an easy to learn, hard to master game.
Ubisoft has just announced a new game from its Assassin's Creed franchise that is developed specifically for mobile devices. Unfortunately, while bearing the name of the popular game title, it might be one that disappoints fans instead.