It is time once again for another Weekend Play Game Review. Weekend Play articles give Droid Gamers an opportunity to highlight some games that may have been overlooked in a busy week of game releases. Some of the games may have been released a couple of weeks ago, but they still merit reviewing, so you can have an opportunity to catch up on some good gaming during your weekend. Today's game is Skyward. It is another one-touch button game, that is visually impressive, challenging, and worth your valuable time to check out this weekend.
For the hockey inclined there’s some fun options available to Android gamers. If you’re looking for the console experience (and hopefully have a game pad) NHL 2K from Sega is a great port of a fully fleshed out title. Or if you’re looking for an arcade style one on one game there’s always Ice Rage: Hockey Free.
Released by Aspyr Media, Inc for Android (and originally developed by BioWare and released by LucasArts), Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) is a role playing game that's been around for over a decade. Back around Christmas, when I saw it was released on Android, I was pretty stoked to grab it up and jump in. Let's see how things went for me.
On paper there’s a lot to like about Immersive Douro’s new action game Johnny Scraps: Clash of Dimensions. It looks like a wild beat ‘em up set in different timelines throughout history. On paper it sounds like the perfect way to waste a few minutes on the bus. On paper.
Wadget Eye Games specializes in point-and-click mystery games that are designed with a retro look that's heavily pixelated, great (albeit short) story telling, and live voice acting. I've played a few of their games, like the Blackwell legacy and The Shivah, so I was familiar with their style of gameplay. Happily, I found Gemini Rue to be the best one of theirs yet, that I've played.
Exiles: Far Colony is the latest game from Crescent Moon games, also made games that you might have played like Neon Shadow, Mines of Mars, and the Ravensword. Like Ravensword before it, Exiles is an open world Action/RPG, only its the SciFi counterpart to Ravensword's fantasy theme. While the undertaking is ambitious and full of potential, the game falls short of what appears to be Crescent Moon's intent.
Thanks to games like Flappy Birds there has been quite the movement of games that are simple to play but extremely challenging to survive for long periods of time in. Whether it be you trying to keep a bird flying through obstacles for as long as possible or some other method of movement through hazards and dying relentlessly whenever you touch one, these games do make for great time killers and are usually pretty enjoyable to play.
So, it's a new week, and we have a fresh Humble Mobile Bundle, this time featuring games from Noodlecake Studios. As someone who is usually a fan of the games they generally publish I was a bit excited about this one. Did that excitement hold up? Is this another home run sure-thing bundle like the last one from Crescent Moon Games?
In this inaugural edition of my new Review Bites feature we'll set the ground rules and get rolling with a load of mini reviews (complete with gameplay videos) to share some love, some hate, and some "Meh!" Well, and likely complaining some about "freemium" games...
Were you on the lookout for a relatively cheap game that delivers twin-stick shooting action, zombies, and multiple weapons of destruction, all wrapped up in a package trimmed with silliness and some attitude? Then have I got a game for you.
Space shooters seem to be a dying (dead?) breed these days. I have fond memories of Tie Fighter, Privateer, Decent, and others. I'm aware of the complaints against them, chief among them is that they're bland and monotonous to look at when the setting is in outer space, which may have lead to the genre's decline. Star Horizon manages to address that, and moreover is simply a fun game to play.