12 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (2/22/21

Welcome to the roundup of the very best new Android video games that went stay within the Play Retailer or had been noticed by us within the earlier week or so. Immediately’s checklist is damaged up into a number of segments, starting from finest, common, to mediocre. So whether or not you are on the lookout for the very best video games of high quality or are merely on the lookout for the newest free-to-play gacha titles, you are lined. This week I’ve a stunning hand-drawn puzzler, an pleasing digital adaptation for the board sport Fury of Dracula, and a minimal phrase sport that provides a calming ambiance. So with out additional ado, listed here are the brand new and notable Android video games launched over the past week.

Please watch for this web page to load in full with the intention to see the widgets, which embrace scores and pricing data.

On the lookout for the earlier roundup editions? Discover them right here.

Greatest Video games

Titles that provide truthful pricing, pleasing gameplay, polished interfaces, or are intriguing

Inked

Inked is a ravishing hand-drawn puzzle sport the place you will work together with this world to disclose its story and origin. You will work together with the sport as an artist that may change the drawn world, so the sport is 4th-wall breaking in that it type of acknowledges you inside the title, which is an attention-grabbing hook for the theme. After all, the meat of the gameplay is the sport’s puzzles, and they’re crafted effectively, plus the music is nice, rounding this out as a really polished launch that should not be missed.

Monetization: $3.99 / no adverts / no IAPs

Inked
Inked

Fury of Dracula: Digital Version

Fury of Dracula: Digital Version is a digital adaptation of a board sport that goes by the identical title. This launch is constructed across the 4th version of the bodily sport. Like most board sport diversifications, this launch is stuffed with all kinds of guidelines, and so there are a bunch of tutorials on provide that may present you the ropes. You possibly can select to play towards the AI solo or mates domestically and on-line, so you possibly can follow earlier than you go public along with your abilities. Kind of, it is a sport that is all about deduction, so make certain to carry your considering cap. Remember it is a demanding sport, so high-end {hardware} is advisable.

Monetization: $6.99 / no adverts / no IAPs

Fury of Dracula: Digital Edition
Fury of Dracula: Digital Edition

Wordsmyth: A Stunning, Each day Phrase Sport

Wordsmyth is a minimal word-based puzzle sport that provides a calming ambiance. 9 letters will likely be revealed firstly of every day, and so will probably be your job to create as many phrases with them as potential till the subsequent spherical of letters is revealed the next day. Not solely does this imply you are not rushed, however you additionally will not have to fret about lengthy classes consuming your day away. It is a sport you choose up a couple of occasions all through your day so as to add a phrase or two, so in case you want informal video games finest performed throughout your downtime, Wordsmyth is a strong alternative that provides precisely that.

Monetization: $3.99 / no adverts / no IAPs

Wordsmyth - A Daily Word Game To Train Your Brain
Wordsmyth - A Daily Word Game To Train Your Brain

Jetscout Boot Camp

Jetscout Boot Camp makes use of a easy arcade lander mechanic and provides in platforming to create an pleasing platformer that works effectively on cellular. You will use your rocket boosts to drift round every stage in an effort to succeed in your aim, and in the end you will study an alien civilization as you discover a distant photo voltaic system. Better of all, the title is totally free to play, which implies everybody can test it out.

Monetization: free / no adverts / no IAPs

Jetscout Boot Camp
Jetscout Boot Camp

Lyxo

Lyxo is an pleasing sport all about reflecting mild. At its core, it is a puzzler, and so you will spend your time drawing strains on the display to mirror the sunshine into every stage’s aim. There are 87 ranges to discover, and the minimalistic music is great, making this nice sport to wind down with on the finish of a troublesome day. Certain, the graphics could also be easy, however the gameplay holds up, so do not miss out.

Monetization: $3.99 / no adverts / no IAPs

Lyxo
Lyxo

Thriller of the Washing Machine

Thriller of the Washing Machine is an easy informal sport that was created throughout a sport jam. It is going to be your job to search out lacking socks inside the sport’s imagery, which ought to simply attraction to youngsters. So in case you’re on the lookout for an pleasing timewaster for your self or your youngsters, Thriller of the Washing Machine fills that want adequately.

Monetization: free / incorporates adverts / no IAPs

Mystery of the Washing Machine
Mystery of the Washing Machine

Common Video games

Titles that will not be the best-of-the-best, however nonetheless provide enjoyable and attention-grabbing mechanics

Complete Eggscape!

Complete Eggscape is a enjoyable little arcade sport the place you will stack eggs by laying them one after one other, which performs out like an infinite runner. The upper you get, the higher, and there are even a couple of boss fights within the combine, which retains issues attention-grabbing. After all, the extra you play, the extra repetitive the sport turns into, so that is finest performed in brief bursts throughout your downtime. Whereas the monetization might be higher, the sport is balanced so that you just should not really feel pressured to go to the store.

Monetization: free / incorporates adverts / IAPs from $0.99 – $9.99

Total Eggscape!
Total Eggscape!

Jeopardy! PlayShow Premium

Jeopardy! PlayShow Premium is simply that, a premium model of Sony’s Jeopardy! PlayShow. Kind of, that is an app that ties instantly into the TV present because it airs, all so you possibly can play at house. After all, it is value protecting in thoughts that the free app is poorly reviewed, so I’d take that for a spin earlier than you plunk down $10 on this one.

Monetization: $9.99 / no adverts / no IAPs

Jeopardy! PlayShow Premium
Jeopardy! PlayShow Premium

Mediocre Video games

Titles which might be buggy, unpolished, or provide aggressive monetization

Pirates of Freeport

Pirates of Freeport virtually seems to be like an alright sport, however then you definately’re pressured by means of a tutorial that over-explains all the things, and there is approach an excessive amount of to clarify. I used to be irritated inside the first minute of opening this sport since I used to be pressured to click on by means of one field after the subsequent, all simply to get to the gameplay. Whereas this title is supposedly a roguelike, it performs extra like an idle sport stuffed with timers. Worse but, the sport is balanced poorly, so you will have to look at a number of adverts to earn the gold required to advance. The artwork is boring, the UI sucks, the gameplay is nearly non-existent, and the pressured tutorial is painfully ill-designed. So although it is a free sport that does not comprise any in-app purchases, I am unable to advocate this until you are an enormous fan of pirate themes. This sport is a multitude.

Monetization: free / incorporates adverts / no IAPs

Pirates of Freeport
Pirates of Freeport

Warhammer: Odyssey

Warhammer: Odyssey had a strong quantity of hype behind it due to the devs confirming it would not comprise any autoplay, however then the smooth launch occurred, and folks noticed the sport was pretty generic, which took a number of wind out of this title’s sails. Now that the sport is obtainable for a wider viewers, everybody can see for themselves what’s on provide. Sadly, simply as we realized throughout the smooth launch, the sport is generic, and it is in the end boring. Plus, the monetization is terrible, so actually, this MMO is identical as the remaining aside from the very fact there isn’t any auto to alleviate the pointless grind.

Monetization: free / no adverts / IAPs from $0.99 – $99.99

Warhammer: Odyssey
Warhammer: Odyssey

Survival at Gunpoint

Survival at Gunpoint is an early entry launch, and it is mainly a top-down shooter the place you will gun down zombies. You possibly can play with a single finger, so it is fairly dumbed down, although it is also stuffed with in-app purchases, that are powerful to swallow for such a generic informal sport.

Monetization: free / no adverts / IAPs from $0.99 – $99.99

Survival at Gunpoint
Survival at Gunpoint

Abysswalker

Abysswalker is the newest autoplay RPG on the Play Retailer. The graphics are middling, the gameplay is nearly nonexistent, and the story is laughable. As you’ll anticipate of such mediocre work, the sport is stuffed with in-app purchases that vary as much as $200, which ought to present a window into the developer’s intentions. Shock, Abysswalker is a money seize, and it is a lazy one at that.

Monetization: free / no adverts / IAPs from $0.99 – $199.99

Abysswalker
Abysswalker

Know A Worthy New App? Let Us Know!

If in case you have an utility in thoughts for the subsequent problem of the roundup, be happy to ship us an e mail and tell us.

Vital: there are 2 necessities to ensure that the app to be thought of, listed under.

  • the app’s launch date has to be not than 2 weeks in the past
  • it needs to be authentic, ground-breaking, well-reviewed, attention-grabbing, enjoyable, and many others – the cream of the crop

Now, if and provided that the above necessities have been happy, hearth up an e mail to this handle: [email protected].

1 sponsored placement per week is obtainable (your app can be featured on the high and marked as sponsored) – please contact us for particulars.