10 best new Android games of August 2016!

by: Joe Hindy5 hours ago
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Android gaming is getting bigger and better every month it seems and there is always a slew of new titles coming to Google Play. Whether you’re a casual gamer or you want something with a beat more meat on its bones, there’s usually a game coming out to suit everyone’s taste. Let’s take a look at the best new Android games from the last month! You can watch the videos on YouTube from passed months by clicking here!


animation throwdown best new android gamesAnimation Throwdown

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Animation Throwdown is a fun little card game that features characters from a variety of cartoon TV shows. Your goal will be to collect various character cards and battle them against opponents. There is a PvP combat mode where you can face off against real people or you can take part in a 25 chapter campaign that features moments from the various TV shows featured in the game. It’s a freemium title which isn’t ideal, but if you can get passed that, it’s a fun game to play for a while.

Download now on Google Play!


auralux constellations best new android gamesAuralux: Constellations

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Auralux: Constellations is a minimal real-time strategy game that puts you in the middle of a big space fight. You’ll control planets and then send your attacks over to other planets to conquer them. The winner is the first person to control all of the planets. It features 150 levels, Android TV support, and online multiplayer. There are additional features for Nvidia Shield owners, including two free multiplayer maps and native 4K resolution. It’s free to play with some additional stuff available as in-app purchases.

Download now on Google Play!


bulb boy best new android gamesBulb Boy

[Price: $2.49]
Bulb Boy is a point-and-click adventure game that has you playing as a little green light bulb named Bulb Boy. The premise is that he awakens from a nightmare and there are bad guys everywhere. Your goal will be to slay the bad guys and save the day. You’ll use your powers to light up rooms, beat up bad guys, light up the darkness, and solve various puzzles. There are secrets galore and, best of all, it’s a pay-once game with a cheap price tag.

Download now on Google Play!


hovercraft takedown best new android gamesHovercraft: Takedown

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Hovercraft: Takedown is a racing fighter where you’ll be driving at high speeds while doing battle with bad guys. It’s reminiscent of the old Road Rash series of games where you’ll have a vehicle and weapons in order to take down opponents. This one features tons of customizations to your ride and your weaponry along with retro graphics, tons of glorious explosions, tons of loot, and more. About the only downside is that it’s a freemium game, but it’s still worth playing at least for a little while.

Download now on Google Play!


kerflux best new android gamesKerflux

[Price: Free / Up to $7.99]
Kerflux is a minimal puzzle game where you’ll be lining up a bunch of different waves. The way it works is you have a few waves that you can move and you must do so in such a way that it matches up with the final wave. It sounds easy in practice but it does get quite difficult as you progress through the levels. The game is completely free to play with the in-app purchases representing optional donations you can pay to the developer if you want to. It should also work well on low end and older devices.

Download now on Google Play!


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lifeline crisis line best new android gamesLifeline: Crisis Line

[Price: $2.99 with in-app purchases]
Lifeline: Crisis Line is the latest game in the Lifeline franchise. For those who have never played, Lifeline is a text-based game where you read what’s going on and then make decisions based on that. In Crisis Line, you’ll play the role of a HelpText volunteer and you’ll be helping a detective solve a particularly bizarre murder. There will be clues to discover, puzzles to solve, and people to interview. It’s a pay once game but you can buy hints if you really need them.

Download now on Google Play!


orbit best new android gamesOrbit

[Price: Free / Up to $10]
Orbit is a gravity simulating puzzle game where you must make planets orbit around a focal point. As you progress, new mechanics are added in to make the game more difficult. The free version version of this game gives you 45 levels to complete and each level allows you to launch as many planets as you want. There is also a sandbox mode in the pro version that lets you create your own levels. The graphics are simple and minimal, but it’s definitely a lot of fun.

Download now on Google Play!


particular best new android gamesParticular

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Particular is a platform runner where your goal will be to escape prison. It features minimal graphics, obstacles, and various other puzzles inside of each level to try to hinder your progress. You’ll be asked to not just complete each stage, but to complete it within a certain time limit in order to master each level. There are 65 levels to play which should keep you busy for a while. This one is still struggling through some early release bugs, but it’s also free to play so there’s no harm in trying it out.

Download now on Google Play!

particular best new android games


titan hd best new android gamesTitan HD

[Price: $4.99]
Titan HD is a new board game for Android and it’s a digital release of an already popular board game. In Titan HD, you’ll be managing units, attacking opponents, and trying to take control of the game board. The board itself frequently changes for an added challenge. It supports between two and six players and you can play local (offline) multiplayer or online multiplayer if you’d like. It’s a pay-once game with no in-app purchases and a fun experience if you like board games.

Download now on Google Play!


vg vulkan beta best new android gamesVainglory: Vulkan Beta

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Vainglory: Vulkan Beta is actually a variant of the same MOBA that we all know and love. The difference is that this version comes with Vulkan API baked right in. As many of you know, this is a feature in the latest release of Android and on some other devices. You’ll need one of those devices to play this version of the game and there are some bugs because it is in beta. However, it should still work well for the most part if you want to try it out.

Download now on Google Play!


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