Android Games Roundup [8/30/20]


So I would love to blame the gap between roundups on this nasty little pandemic that’s been circling the globe (if you’re reading this after the fact, assuming there is an after the fact, Google the time frame to see what I’m talking about), but thankfully it hasn’t impacted me for the most part. I just don’t seem to get around to spending much time on my phone these days. In fact, I’m pretty sure I started this one pretty much right after I finished the last one, because it has been months since I played the first game on the list. Oh, and there’s also the fact that I spent some time transitioning between phones, which meant either starting games over completely or figuring out how to get the save games to transfer between devices. Incidentally, if you happen to be a developer reading this, take advantage of available services to make data transition seamless. I was amazed at how many games still don’t provide a decent way to start a game on one device and continue it on another. I don’t even care if it’s cross-OS, but it should at least be easily doable for the end user between devices on the same app store. There’s my quick soapbox for the day. Now on to what you actually came here for which is to read about the latest set of games that I have been playing. Continue reading…

Android Games Roundup [7/15/18]


Another roundup is here and it hasn’t even been 2 months yet!  I know, I’m shocked too.  I was hoping things would pick up a bit, but life has this funny habit of continually getting in my way.  At any rate, I actually included an additional game in this roundup, and eventually I might get back up to the 10 game quota I had in the iOS days.  I tried to pick a nice variety of genres again, and I finally got to try out a game I’ve been wanting to play but that wasn’t compatible with my old Apple device.  I also found a couple of nice RPG lite games for those who like the grinding but don’t have hours at a time to invest in a mobile game, and a cool motorcycle game that reminds me just a bit of one of my SEGA Genesis favorites.  I apologize for the lack of corresponding iOS links this time around, but iTunes isn’t cooperating with me at the moment.
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