There’s no shortage of drama around the world this week, but as always, the world of mobile gaming is an oasis of calm. The Google Play Store has stepped up to the plate with a bumper crop of headlines and intriguing insights.
Fruit Ninja 2 appeared practically out of nowhere, Samarost 2 appeared as well, and Space Marshals 3 even arrived a day earlier. Each of these games is great, and they’re joined by even more greatness in the form of Prizefighters 2 and a handful of other solid endeavors.
Good deals are also on offer. Read on to find out.
Incredibly, it’s been a full decade since the first Fruit Ninja hit mobile. Halfbrick’s addicting and polished casual game was a real mega-bit. Its sequel, which has been released in various territories as an Early Access version for a few months, maintains the choppy gameplay of the original while adding real-time multiplayer, a garden, and more.
By a strange quirk of fate, Samarost 3 has been available on mobile for some time but Samarost 2. Developer Amanita Design rectified this omission by releasing the new and improved version of Samarost 2 on the Google Play Store along with it. applied the update on PC. Gameplay wise, the game sees you playing a space gnome in search of your stolen dog.
Landing a day earlier than expected, Pixelbite’s tactical top-down shooter has hit the Google Play Store in style. Like the first two games in the series, it’s set in a sci-fi wild west and it sees you using a cover, sneaking around, and shooting jerks. It will be published in chapters, each costing $ 4.99. The first chapter is now available and the initial download is free.
Prizefighters is a classic. Released in 2017, it sees you trying to punch a pixelated opponent, and it looks a lot like Punch-Out !! on the NES. It’s much more sophisticated, however, and this sequel puts even more emphasis on with an expanded control scheme and more. You can download it now in early access.
If you’ve played Worms, you pretty much know where you are with Sheep Squad. This ironic strategy game sees you launching projectiles at your enemies, trying to judge the power and trajectory of your shots. It differs from the classic Team17 not only by a full suite of multiplayer options, but also by a level editor.
If you’re young and cool enough, you probably know TheOdd1sOut is a YouTube channel run by James Rallison. The channel features distinctively animated stories from Rallison’s life with Beymax-like characters. Let’s Bounce sees you bounce back and forth through Rallison’s personal history, out of the minds of people he knows.
Teppen, the card-battler crossover featuring characters from various Capcom franchises, has just been updated to version 2.8. These franchises include Devil May Cry, Street Fighter, Resident Evil, and many more, so that’s a big deal. At the same time, he went to live in 18 new territories, all in Central America and South America.
All three kingdoms – Reigns, Reigns: Her Majesty and Reigns: Game of Thrones – have seen their prices reduced on Android. In case you didn’t know, this ingenious series lets you rule a kingdom by swiping an endless series of event cards left or right. You can grab them for 99c, 99c, and $ 1.99 respectively, for a total savings of $ 6.
The two Danganronpa games are even cheaper. Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa: Goodbye Despair are on sale for $ 4.99, which is a massive savings of $ 11 in both cases. The games see you investigating murders at a high school run by a sadistic teddy bear, while hanging out with your teenage buddies.