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5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week - Google Play Weekly

This week we talk about a theming contest everyone can try, Samsung getting sued again, 10 new Chromecast and Nexus Player apps, and more Android apps news!

Published onNovember 28, 2014

Welcome back to Google Play Weekly! Here are your Android apps headlines this week.

And now here are five Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week!

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SwiftKey Keyboard + Emoji

[Price: Free with in app purchases]
To celebrate Black Friday, SwiftKey Keyboard is giving away seven of their theme packs for 50% off with promised savings of up to 66% of all SwiftKey theme packs. This includes the wildly popular Material Design theme pack and others. If you love SwiftKey, get in on that sale.

Get it on Google Play

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Monument Valley: Forgotten Shores

[Price: $3.99 for Monument Valley, $1.99 for Forgotten Shores DLC]
As we reported a while back, Monument Valley was preparing to launch their Forgotten Shores DLC and now it’s here. You can pick it up as an in app purchases for a scant $1.99 and it includes eight new gorgeous, geometry infused levels. If you loved Monument Valley and we know of people did, you’re definitely to like the expansion.

Get it on Google Play

Android apps - Bike Rivals
Bike Rivals

[Price: Free with in app purchases]
Bike Rivals is one of three games that can now be played on the Nexus Player. In this 2D BMX game, you ride through levels and through all sorts of clever obstacles to try to reach the end in a certain time. Along with the challenge, there are achievements and leaderboards to compare with your friends. It’s free to play so it can’t hurt to try it.

Get it on Google Play

Defenders - Android apps and games

[Price: Free with in app purchases]
The second game to reach the Nexus Player this last week was Defenders. This is a tower defense game with reasonably good graphics and some fun features. There are 26 towers, 25 levels of upgrades, and a bunch of other stuff. It’s free to play with in app purchases.

Get it on Google Play

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Goat Simulator

[Price: $4.99]
Last to hit the Nexus Player this week is arguably the most ridiculous and that’s Goat Simulator. In this totally realistic simulator, you play as a goat and you do typical goat things like launching yourself from roof tops and causing general mayhem. It’s a delightful romp through absurdity and beyond and it’s only $4.99.

Get it on Google Play

Wrap up

If we missed any awesome Android apps or Android games news, let us know in the comments!