Check out the following games on Google Play that are on sale now. The sale will continue until 1 June 2012 on most of the games, but be sure to check out the details on each page to make sure you don’t loose out on great bargains.
Osmos HD – by Hemisphere Games
Enter the Darwinian world of a galactic mote. To survive, absorb smaller organisms and grow—but beware of larger predators! Winner of multiple “Game of the Year” awards, Osmos features unique physics-based play, stellar graphics, and a hypnotic soundtrack of ambient electronica. Ready to evolve?
World of Goo – by 2D BOY
Beautiful and surprising, the millions of Goo Balls who live in the World of Goo are curious to explore – but they don’t know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious.
This is the FULL award winning game, now on Android. Drag and drop living, squirming, talking, globs of goo to build structures, bridges, cannonballs, zeppelins, and giant tongues.
The app is available for R 16-63 from Google Play. Download size and Android version requirements varies from device to device. The app has an average rating of 4.8 on Google Play, with nearly 7 000 votes being cast.
Train Conductor 2: USA – by The Voxel Agents
Take control over locomotives barreling through famous American locations. It’s all about quick decisions and strategy as you guide trains to their destination while avoiding disastrous collisions! Simply drag each train to the correct track with the swipe of a finger.
This app is available for R 8-09 from Google Play and requires Android 2.1 or higher.
Cogs – by Lazy 8 Studios
Cogs is a ground-breaking puzzle game where players build increasingly complex machines using sliding tiles in 2D and 3D environments. It comes with 50 puzzles and three gameplay modes for a total of 150 unique challenges, totalling more than 10 hours of mind-bending gameplay. This award-winning game is perfect for puzzle fans of any age and ability!
Cogs is available from Google Play for R 8-27. The download size and Android version requirement varies from device to device.
Grow – by Epic Pixel, LLC
Grow is not your typical fish game where you wait for your pet fish to grow and mindlessly tap on the screen to feed it. We’re not catching fishes today so go ahead and throw away your fishing equipments. Don’t go bothering the angry birds, they’ll never be happy with their revenge. Be ready to be hungry, very hungry, even hungrier than a shark because, in Grow, your job is to eat everything in the aquarium!
Grow is available from Google Play for R 8-27. This app is a 9.9 MB download and requires Android 2.1 or higher.
Great Little War Game – by Rubicon Development
GLWG is the hit 3D turn-based strategy game that everyone’s talking about. With a unique comical style and plenty of laughs and excitement, you’ll keep coming back again and again for “just one more go.”
This app can be downloaded from Google Play for R 8-24. The app requires Android 2.2 or higher and is a 23 MB download.
Rebuild – by Sarah Northway
Gather survivors of the zombie apocalypse and defend your fort against undead attacks. Reclaim one building at a time and put your survivors to work scavenging for food, building houses, rediscovering technology and of course killing zombies.
Beware of rival gangs, illness, thieves and even riots as you rebuild a city in this post apocalyptic turn based strategy game.
Rebuild can be downloaded from Google Play for R 8-05. The app requires Android 2.2 or higher and is a 25 MB download.
EDGE – by Mobigame S.A.R.L.
Develop your telekinetic strength by pushing a Cube within a geometric universe.
Platforms, enigmas and reflexes combine to make EDGE a rich and very comprehensive game.
EDGE can be downloaded from Google Play for R 8-28. The app requires Android 2.2 or higher and is a 23 MB download.
Intense retro-inspired arcade mayhem, reinvented for touch screen! Simple and fun to play. No shooting. No on-screen controls. Just slide your finger and Spirit will mimic your movements.
Take control of Spirit in an intense retro inspired arcade experience, reinvented for Android devices. Guide Spirit against many different enemy types, and distort space to force them into another dimension. Features a fluid, easy to play yet hard to master control system. Relative movement allows you to keep your finger out of the way of the action.
Combine links and combos to build up huge scores. Fight your way through increasingly challenging waves, uniquely generated for each game.
The game is on sale now and offers a whopping 50 % discount if you purchase the game before 1 June 2012. The app is available for R 10-34 as a 19 MB download from Google Play. The app requires Android 2.1 or higher.
Cut the ropes, release candy into Om Nom’s mouth, collect shiny gold stars, and unlock new levels. Join millions of people around the globe and help the Professor and Om Nom get through these wacky experiments!
Cut the Rope: Experiments for Android has just received an update on Google Play. The update contains 25 new levels, featuring a new game element – robo arms. A new photo of Om Nom has also been added to the Professor’s Album. The update also brings new achievements and a new leaderboard.
The add supported version of the app can be downloaded for free from Google Play, or buy and download the add-free version for R R 8-11 from Google Play. The app requires Android 1.6 or higher.
Guide your spark, flinging orbs to their colourful goals to unlock stage after stage of brain boggling fun! Make your way through 150 levels of intense strategy using mind warping logic encountering Teleporters, Direction Changers, Blockers, Gates and Switches that alter your path as you try to complete the puzzles in as few moves as possible. And when you’re done there, try out one of the upcoming Map Packs with fresh new mechanics adding to the addictive game play, the possibilities are endless!
Gradual difficulty going from super simple, to mind challenging.
Ongoing updates featuring new map packs and game play mechanics.
What’s in this version:
Corrected issue with Nexus phones running Ice Cream Sandwich when powering off screen.
Some small performance optimizations.
1.9 update fixed a crash related to Nook based hardware.
Check out the Kunundrum for Android game trailer below.
The price of this game has been reduced as part of the Because We Can initiative – get the game now on Google Play for R 8-07. Version 1.8 of the game is a 14 MB download and requires Android 2.2 or higher.
Mac Rumors has a cool article up on how Dave Burns uses his iPad reporting from the NASCAR pit lanes.
From the article: “When the iPad was released in 2010, Burns instantly saw the potential. He could digitize his notepads, drop the pen and paper, and carry all his reference material with him to every race. After addressing concerns about size; durability; using it outside in the bright summer sun; and, perhaps most importantly, which apps to use; Burns arrived at his perfect setup.”