Puzzle games are a very popular and common genre on mobile, so it takes a bit of effort to stand out from the crowd. Imprint-X hopes to do just that, by combining simple yet attractive aesthetics with an equally simple yet engrossing style of gameplay. Originally greenlit on the Steam platform, the game is also making its way to mobile devices, including Android, on January 26th.
There are only a few countries out in the world that do not have access to Pokemon GO, along with other Augmented Reality games, and one of those happens to be China. While most other countries don't have it because of things like translations and so on, China doesn't have Pokemon GO, and won't have it, until the government there finished evaluating the 'risks' it may pose.
Classic games such as the Legend of Zelda, among others, are so successful that they become the inspiration for other games. Journey of HaHa is one such game, that has just been released on to Android by Tau Ceti Software. In this game, players will assume the eponymous role of HaHa, as she seeks to climb to the top of a tower.
New York based Indie game developers, Interactive Monster, have launched their latest title, Cog! on Google Play store. The simplistic yet stylish puzzler can be played either in portrait or landscape layouts, and has achievements to unlock. The main objective of the title is to guide an orb to the top of a tower, using single taps to move forward.
Who hasn't dreamed of stealthily leaping through the air, katana in hand, as a cool-looking ninja? PC and console gamers have long been able to fulfill that dream with the likes of Joe Musashi of Shinobi, Ryu Hayabushi of Ninja Gaiden, and even Lo Wang of Shadow Warriorfame. Now, Android gamers are next in line to don the classic back garb as Kuro, the last remaining ninja of his clan, in Shadow Blade: Reload, officially coming to Android on January 15th.
Com2us hit Soul Seeker has been a mainstay on Google Play for a while now, and it’s just been refreshed with a hefty content update for the new year. It’s absolutely a pay to win title and as addictive as all hell, but why say that like it’s a bad thing? With the huge number of downloads and mostly positive reviews, it’s well liked.
Set in a peaceful valley that's bathed in sunlight, Cluckles' Adventure is game based on a single, brave chicken's attempt to rescue the little chicks that were abducted by an evil horde. With their abduction, the eponymous Cluckes is given a sword, and sets out to retrieve said chicks, with a set number needing to be found on each level, and that number seeming to increase as players progress through the game.
How many of you, my fellow DroidGamers readers, remember the golden age of horizontal shoot 'em ups (from here on referred to as "shmups"), dominated by legendary games like Gradius, R-Type, and Blazing Star? Quite a few of you, I reckon. Now, how many also remember the golden age of the ZX Spectrum, which helped popularize gaming on the personal computer way back in the early 1980's? Maybe not as many, I'm guessing. The ZX Spectrum was home to quite a few memorable early shmups, and with the newly-released Z-Exemplar, developer Suminell Studios aims to deliver a grand ode to the best of both eras, one which can be appreciated by long-time fans and newcomers alike.
Gameloft has been working on their latest addition to the Gangstar franchise is appears as the new Gantast New Orleans game has been released (soft launched) onto iOS. This would mean that the Android version isn't too far off with its release as well. When it comes to soft launches by Gameloft, those titles usually appear in a full launch within a month or so, unless something big bug-wise is found of course.
Tiny Epic Studios have released their old school style platformer in select regions today on Android called Samurai Saga. This game actually has a bit of a older Shinobi style to it with regards to its gameplay, although the visuals are a little more up-to-date, and it comes with a physics engine in it as well.