Gaming

Crime Coast strategy game makes feeling bad good

I can't say the theme of the game is something I'd recommend for kids to play but adults may find Crime Coast exciting. It's just a game alright so don't take things seriously when the gang rage starts to erupt between those ruthless parties in town. This isn't a rumor: there are criminals , cartel carnage, and crooked cops on Crime Coast. You see, all the biggest and most terrifying criminals have been trooping to the coast. The result is that more cartels are being formed--the city is now a paradise for the gangsters.

Troll your way to victory in Troll Face Quest Unlucky

A few years back, when you told someone they're a troll, they would probably take offense as it's tantamount to telling them they're ugly or they look like the mythical monster. But now, being called a troll, particularly an Internet troll, is carried like a badge of honor by some digital natives. And now, you can even play a game where in order to win, you need to troll the heck out of everyone. If that's your thing, then Troll Face Quest Unlucky will be your new favorite game.

Feed Me Oil 2 reaches Android shores, brings puzzle-mania

If you enjoyed the genre-defining puzzle game “Feed Me Oil” in 2012 – which entailed you as a player finding ways to put as much oil into the mouth of different mechanical creatures – then you will be happy to know that the sequel by gaming outfit Chillingo has finally arrived for Android. “Feed Me Oil 2” is now available via the Google Play Store.

Bounce and break the bricks in Brickies, now on Android

When you want to relax and wile away your time, it's not a bad idea to play something cute, colorful, simple, but challenging on your mobile device. A new game called Brickies is trying to apply for that game position, and it does meet the criteria. If you love classic breakout games like Arkanoid, then you'll definitely be challenged by this new game with a more modern take and is now available for your Android devices.

Hunt birds, shoot them all in Guncat action game

Guncat is one action mobile game that will make the trigger happy in you delighted. Developed by Shortbreak Studios, this new game features little kitty Guncat that was awoken rudely by those nasty birds. Guncat is so annoyed that it wants to shoot down all of them by using different guns.

Google Play now has a Free App of the Week system

To encourage more people to use the Google Play Store and maybe stop them from going to their default app stores like Samsung, Amazon, etc, Google has now started offering a free "app of the week". These apps may range from anything from a game to a launcher to a productivity app, all of which were previously paid but will be offered for free for a week. While it still doesn't top Amazon's free app of the day, anything offered for free is very much welcome for mobile users.

Elemental Wings takes flight to mix RPG, CCG, and shooters

If you're tired of the usual role-playing or card collecting games on Google Play Store, then Joycity's latest release might be worth a shot. Elemental Wings combines several genres into a single anime-styled game that might just have enough elements to keep it interesting. You have the character building of RPGs, the deck building of CCGs, the fast-paced action of a shooter, and the rare vertical scrolling of a flying game. All of that rolled into one free game, with IAP options sprinkled everywhere, of course.

YouTube Gaming is Google’s version of vicarious gaming

The social aspects of gaming have evolved quite strangely as Google itself recalls. It first started out with sharing controllers or keyboards at home, which later gave way to LAN parties and now online multiplayer, though controller sharing has also become virtual, like Sony's Share Play feature. The strange part comes from the new breed of social activity that has grown around gaming that doesn't involve playing the game at all. Let's Play videos, walkthroughs, speedruns, and the like. Google is now going to capitalize on that trend with YouTube Gaming, a corner of YouTube's world that's dedicated specifically to dethrone Twitch.

Angry Birds and Sonic Dash crossover happening for 3 weeks only

If you like both SEGA's Sonic Dash and Rovio's Angry Birds, you are going to be a very happy camper for at least three weeks as two of the most popular mobile games are doing a cross-over to celebrate the former's 100th million downloads. Starting today but for a limited time only, three of the best-known super grumpy birds are set to make a special appearance while you're playing Sonic Dash: Red, Chuck, and Bomb.

Kick your way to escape ninjas in Green NInja: Year of the Frog

Ninjas and frogs aren't two things that you automatically link in your head, but a new game available for Android smartphones and tablets has done just that. Green Ninja: Year of the Frog lets you practice your kung-fu skills as you try to escape the evil clutches of some bad ninjas. While it is weird seeing frogs doing martial arts, what can you expect from the game developers that brought you Silly Sausage and Roller Polar.