Alongside Friday's news about Samsung shipping out the new Gear VR headset, there was also two new games making their debut as well called Wands and Smashing the Battle, although the second one actually has Gear VR on the end of its name to denote which headset it is for.
Released by AppVant Garde Studios, Rolling Rapids is a new endless game for Android. Players will be looking to see how far down the river they can get, which will be full of obstacles. You will need to avoid the likes of crocodiles, docks, islands, rocks, and more while snapping up gems that are floating just above the top of the river.
To be released soon by Lemon Jam Studio, Lost Maze is a puzzle-platformer that's being released on to Android, and is currently in Early Access. In this game, players will be assuming the role of a young gal named Misty, who's lost and seeking her way home.
Whenever a game gets released, be it on Android, iOS, or PC, are it gets extremely popular, there's always going to be knock-offs, clones, and re-skinned versions of that game showing up not too far after its release. Most of the times developers who come out with these clones do a fairly good job of them, even though they are pretty much rip-offs usually. Sometimes they aren't though and can actually be pretty decent games themselves.
In yet another trip back to Namco's deepest well, there's a new Pac-Man game being released on to Android called Pac-Man Hats. In this case, the game features the classic format, but each of the game's levels feature objectives, with one of three stars being awarded for attaining each of them.
If you're into multiplayer shooters then you may want to check out a new game that is currently in development called Armajet. Developed by Super Bit Machine, this particular title in the multiplayer shooter genre is actually one of the futuristic ones featuring combat on different planets, advanced weaponized jet suits, and more.
Released be Pashan, Drup - Dodge and Evolve is a new casual game that's available for Android. In Drup, players will be controlling a white dot which is striving to stave off its own demise by all the red orbs that are attempting to destroy it. Players will move the the white orb around defensively, but there is a trail of smaller orbs that follow it that players can use as a weapon.
Released by Blocky Pixel, Astro Attack is a twist on the classic arcade shooter Space Invaders. In this game, players assume control of a star fighter, that is firing away at aliens attempting to invade. The player's ship is located at the bottom of the screen and firing upwards, akin to the aforementioned classic.
One of the most beloved arcade games of all time, Q*Bert, has launched on Nvidia’s flagship Android gaming platform, Nvidia Shield, in Q*Bert: Rebooted. While the game previously released on other platforms, it arrives this week with some new Shield specific enhancements including eight exclusive tracks by EDM artist ENV, revamped visuals and UI that take advantage of Shield’s processing power and re-balanced controls.
Indie developer Ronan Casey has released their first game onto Android called Not Golf. As you may be guessing from the title, this isn't a Golf game, although it is pretty similar to one. In this game players will be making their way through the course of their choice, but instead of trying to get a ball into a hole in the ground, you're trying to hit a target in one shot while the ball is airborne.
Lemon Jam Studio has been busy lately. If you have been following games that are rolling out as part of Google Play's early access games, then you may be aware of what they have been working on. Their latest game is in collaboration with Unknown Game Studio and it is titled Into Mirror. It is a sleek cyberpunk action platforming game with an intriguing story. Into Mirror released on iOS a few months ago and we had heard it was coming to Google Play eventually. It looks like Lemon Jam Studio is getting closer to releasing it, and the early access version of the game is a good sign.