The Weekly Roundup: September 29, 2017
Here are 10 new Android games released in the past week you should be aware of. This has been a great week for new releases, with a very strong lineup of both free and paid games.
Modern Combat Versus
The first of the featured new Android games this week has been available in some regions for quite a while. After a few months in beta / soft launch Gameloft has launched their new competitive first-person shooter, Modern Combat Versus, this week. The newest entry in the Modern Combat franchise features 12 different playable characters that fight it out in 4 on 4 PVP matches across 5 different maps. Modern Combat Versus is free with in app purchases.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War
The mobile version of Shadow of War brings together many of the heroes in Middle-earth for a new gacha game. So if you’ve ever wanted to create a team to take on the orcs of Middle-earth, this is your chance. Shadow of War is free with ads and in app purchases Check out a review of the game.
222%, the prolific mobile game company that previously went by 111% has released Karl2 the follow up to their samurai arcade game Karl. In Karl2 players take the role of a Samurai, presumably named Karl, and charge up attacks that send the samurai towards his enemies. Each time the samurai makes a move, so do the ninjas that aim to stop him. His enemies shoot various projectiles that the samurai can deflect if his attacks land on them, but will damage him if they make contact. This is definitely one of the more visually striking new Android games around. Karl2 is free with in app purchases.
Atypical Games has launched the beta version of their follow up to Radiation Island, Radiation City. The new game puts players in Pripyat 40 years after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster. The goal? To save your loved one. The challenge? Everything is trying to kill you (and radiation). This first person game will put your survival skills to the test. Radiation City is now in beta, and available on Google Play at the discounted price of $0.99, 80% off its regular price of $4.99.
The mobile version of Gala Labs’ MMORPG Fly For Fun (Flyff) is now available on Android and iOS. The new version is called Flyff Legacy. The game features touch controls, auto questing and combat, and a host of other features people have come to expect from mobile MMORPGs. It also has 3 gender locked classes and a VIP system that gives users that spend money tangible and permenant advantages over others. Flyff Legacy is free, with in app purchases.
Ticket To Ride: First Journey
Asmodee Digital has released a new, simplified version of their hit board game adaptation Ticket to Ride, Ticket to Ride: First Journey. In the game players compete to be the first to complete their train routes as they visit major American and European cities. Ticket to Ride: First Journey is priced at $1.99 without ads and in app purchases.
Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked
The Shipwrecked standalone expansion to Klei’s popular Don’t Starve franchise is now out of early-access / beta on Android. Shipwrecked is developed was developed in partnership with Capybara Games, the people behind SuperBrothers: Swords and Sworcery. The expansion adds ships, and has players exploring an all new environment with new resources, enemies, and more. If you want a solo survival game, Don’t Starve and Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked are both great choices. Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked is $4.99 and does not contain ads or in app purchases.
Harald: A Game of Influence
Harald: A Game of Influence is the second game on the list this week from Asmodee Digital. Harald is a card game that tasks players with taking on the role of a village leader with the goal of getting the attention of the king. To do that players will need to the most points by playing their cards in such a way that maximizes their skills and counters their opponent’s strategy. Harald is $2.99 and does not contain any ads or in app purchases.
Brutal Street 2
The sequel to the popular beat-em-up Brutal Street launched globally this week. Brutal Street 2 bring more of the same beat-em-up action and then some. It offers 80+ stages, dozens of active skills, 8 characters and more. Brutal Street 2 is free to play, and contains ads and in app purchases.
The last of the new Android games on this list is not available everywhere just yet. This week Capcom began the soft launch rollout of their latest game, Puzzle Fighter. Players can collect some of their favorite Capcom characters and pit them against each other. Players attack by clearing blocks in the puzzle portion of the game and watch as their character attacks their opponent. Puzzle Fighter is free with in app purchases, for more info on which countries are a part of the initial soft launch phase check Android Sloth’s previous coverage.