Our usual end of the week Android game sale round-up didn't happen last week due to the unfortunate events that took place in Paris. It just wasn't right to keep posting like nothing was happening, especially on Twitter when more important information needed to be in the spotlight. So instead, we are doing the round-up today because there are some good games on sale right now.
Nvidia has released a new promotional video for their Android Shield TV unit but unlike the usual commercials that get released, this one is a bit different. This features a man with a crafted living room, complete with a couch, a cat, TV, and the Shield TV, falling 10,000 feet through the sky. While he's tumbling towards the ground below, he plays a few games on the Shield TV.
Fabraz has announced their newest game for Android, called Planet Diver, which will be landing on Google Play at the beginning of next month. This particular game is all about a daredevil who is trying to be the very best at her newest obsession, which happens to be wing suit diving.
In other hardware news that doesn't deal with plummeting through the sky to your death, Walmart has begun selling an Android smartphone that costs $10. Actually the exact price is $9.82, which depending on the sales tax in your area, is just over the $10 mark. Here in Las Vegas, that means it'll cost around $10.60.
Released by Fingerprint Studio, Triangle 180 is an arcade game about making triangles from a field of brightly colored dots. The idea of the game was inspired by the game many kids play, namely "connect the dots". Players will look to match up three dots of the same color to form a triangle and are awarded points upon making a triangle.
With news coming out yesterday that the Forge TV is no longer for sale on Google's Store, everyone has been speaking the inevitable doom of the company's set-top box. We mentioned it didn't make sense that after Razer's purchase of Ouya that they would just simply let their Android TV initiative die and that perhaps they were getting ready for a new release for the Forge TV or another similar device. As it turns out, that could be exactly what they are doing.
Today's DroidGamers Deal is for a rather neat Bluetooth controller called the SNES30. This particular controller is an exact replica of the original SNES controllers from back in the day, right down to the controller's actual size and everything. For a Bluetooth controller, this has quite a few nifty features as well.
The rather popular MMA management game from Bit by Bit Games, appropriately called MMA Manager, will be getting a free version released onto Google Play next week. In the game's current form, there is only the premium version which costs around $2.93.
Humble Bundle, the-pay-whatever-you-want-to-get-DRM-free-games-and-support-charity-while-you're-at-it service that sells said games in a variety of different bundles; holiday themes, monthly, and so on. In Humble's newest Weekly bundle, there's a mix of games that they've cobbled together to celebrate the 50th year of Singapore's independence. Both the bundle for this week, as well as its charities, are salient to Singapore.
For fans of football that appreciate the strategy and planning that go into the sport, Pro Strategy Games has released a new game that will help scratch that itch: Pro Strategy Football 2015. The game is less about executing the plays by controlling players, and focuses more on calling the appropriate play for a given situation. Players are encouraged to size up both their own roster, as well as that of their opponents, in order to exploit potential weaknesses and advantageous match-ups.