Welcome to the 368th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the top headlines from the last week:
Pirates of Freeport is a roguelike game with RPG elements. Players create a team, explore various dungeons, and upgrade their characters as they progress. The game is difficult and encourages players to have a varied team of fighters with varied stats. It is predominately text driven so you won’t get any rich graphics or anything like that. Your goal is simply to build the best team possible and survive. There are a few bugs here and there, but otherwise this should turn out to be a fun game in the genre.
Word Clock Watch Face is a Wear OS watch face. It creates a word clock on your home screen. The clock is simple overall. It has a bunch of words on it and it lights up the ones that correspond with the current time. It works in English, German, Italian, Latin, and Spanish. You can also customize the colors, see a battery indicator, and a minute dot feature to see more granular time. It’s a neat and cheap little watch face that worked fine in our testing.
Price: Free / $1.99
Sudoku Plus is a new Sudoku app. It joins a very crowded market with a ton of great Sudoku apps, but it should compete well. The game includes multiple difficulty levels, a relatively simple UI, daily challenges, and performance tracking with statistics. It uses a 9×9 grid with only one solution per puzzle so more or less a classic Sudoku experience. Finally, there is also a mode where you can play with shapes instead of numbers. The premium version is relatively inexpensive and it should be a good new entrant for puzzle fans.
The world’s fastest growing social media platform is now viewable on Android TV. It works basically just like the phone app, but adapted for 16:9 TV displays. TikTok for Android TV works just like the phone app. There is the For You Page and then your feed based on who you follow. It’s a relatively simple app so there isn’t a lot of customization or anything. The only thing you can’t really do is upload or create videos since you’re not on a platform conducive for it. It’s free with advertising if you’re interested.
Jemeyah is a free adventure game with some decent game play. Players run around on 2D levels until they reach the final boss. The game includes three levels, one boss fight, offline game support, and its content is safe for both kids and adults. It’s a free game so it’s difficult to levy a lot of criticism at its length, although we do wish it were longer. You’ll likely beat it in a rather short amount of time, but it’s a good play either way.