Top 5 Arcade Games For Your Android Phone [Free Download]

The distinctions of mobile Application industry have been changed swiftly over past few years. Android, holding more than 70 % of market share, has changed the mind-set of people towards mobile apps, by making the platform vaster through its enormous applications which has recently crossed 0.6 million figure. But don’t you sometimes find it difficult to choose great games from such a large collection?

Here is the solution! We present to you some of the top rated and most downloaded arcade games for Android.

Extreme Road Trip

The application provides an outstanding gaming experience of driving on an iconic track with continuously depleting fuel tank and omission of brakes in vehicle at high speeds through solitary environment. This is a top notch game for race lovers offering more game modes than ever before.

Extreme Road Trip Android Game

The game begins with encountering tilting of car to keep it jumping and rolling. Execute stunts like wheelies and flip-offs to attain nitro boosts while preventing the vehicle from crashing down.

Your aim is to cover maximum possible distance with a specific amount of fuel reserve. It is an extremely addictive gameplay with awesome music and choice between nine cars having distinctive features. It features unlimited score-chase capability. [Play Store Link]

Angry Birds Space

Developed by Rovio Mobile Ltd., “Angry Birds” has been one of the most popular mobile games ever among gamers and it seems to be boosting that prestige and user satisfaction by the release of its latest SPACE version.

Angry Birds Space Android Game

The game focuses on these angry creatures finding a giant claw in wormhole to rescue their eggs while passing from various galaxies in universe. It provides 150 space levels to user with new birds, magnificent powers, fun in zero gravity, difficult-to-reach bonus stages and beautiful pictured backgrounds. [Play Store Link]

Fruit Ninja

Being a product of Halfbrick Studios, after achieving a great recognition in iOS, the application is now also available in android phones with all its fun. It is a provocative action game with lots of juicy and splatted stuff.

Fruit Ninja Android Game

The struggle to prevent fruits from getting sliced by bomb increases the enthusiasm level of gamers. All you have to do in it is, slice the fruits suspended in air in proper alignment by triggering the touchscreen of mobile and moving the blades back and forth at perfect timing.

It offers three single player modes namely Classic, Zen and the Arcade, with approach of going back to reach higher scores. [Play Store Link]

Frontline Commando

We are quite familiar with this Glu Mobile’s action oriented android program which has crossed a mark of half million downloads recently. The game deals with the fight of a single squadron against a brutal dictator, using his skills for survival.

Frontline Commando Android App

The application puts you as a soldier who has to kill all the enemies alone in battlefield. Its limited time feature makes the play more interesting and challenging. Destructible weapons blowing helicopters, jeeps and enemy areas make it more compelling and attractive. It is endowed with beautiful graphics and a real time war experience. [Play Store Link]

Subway Surfers

It is one of the most delightful games from the crustal of Kilo Games Company. It won’t be wrong saying that this app can be described by a similar popular version called “Temple Run” with little more twists, excitement and fun.

The program is based on a never ending run by a skateboard surfer, dodging trains, moving into them, making tracks on their roofs, gathering coins and collecting powers, while facing a chain of interruptions on his path.

Subway Surfers Android Game

The surfer keeps on moving forward in the game, while user can change its track from one to any of the three by smacking finger on the screen with the amazing controls. It also acquires some additional power boosting features out which one increase the number of coins gathered, another makes the character magnetic and one increases its speed. [Play Store Link]

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I hope you like the above list of action games on Android – do let us know which ones are your favourite from arcade category in the comments section below.

This is a guest post by Gene Sobolev from AndroidPIT where he writes about android entertainment apps and android arcade apps.

Which is your favourite Angry Bird? [Infographic]

Who hasn’t heard about the addictive game “Angry Birds”, a very popular game which is available on multiple platforms like Apple iOS and Android. With over 50 million downloads across all platforms, the game has been called “one of the most mainstream games out right now” and “one of the great runaway hits of 2010”.

For those who have been living in caves 😉 and have not heard about this game, Angry Birds is a puzzle game developed by Finland-based company Rovio, in which the player uses a slingshot to launch these Angry birds at pigs held on or within various structures, with the intent of destroying all the pigs on the playfield.

Also Read: How to play Angry Birds in Google Chrome or any other Browser?

Angry Birds Game

Angry Birds has been praised for its successful combination of addictive gameplay, comical style, and low price. Its characters are very popular among its users.

Oatmeal, which keeps on making some interesting Infographics has come up with an interesting infographic having the 6 Angry birds prioritized by their likability. Have a look:

The Likability of Angry Birds

via [Oatmeal]

You can access more interesting Infographics here. So, which one is your favourite Angry Bird?

Browser-Based Game Store Launch announced by Microsoft

As announced by Microsoft, the Software giant is all set to launch “Games for Windows Marketplace”, an online store that will let users buy digital copies of games directly from their browsers.

The key features that this store boasts of are “ultra-fast” downloads, search (by titles or by genres), clean navigation, and deals and discounts, including “Deal of the Week” and other recurring and seasonal offers, besides online access from any computer.

Image Credit: Microsoft

It gives its users, the facility to purchase games with their Microsoft Points or a credit card from the ease of their browsers.

The “Games for Windows Marketplace” is a browser-based version of Microsoft’s Windows “Games on Demand” store, which is a part of its Games for Windows Live online service. By placing the store in a browser, Microsoft eliminates a couple of steps needed to purchase a game.

“With Games for Windows Marketplace, we set out to create a digital store built for PC gamers end-to-end. And by integrating with our existing Xbox LIVE and Windows Live services, we’ve made it easier than ever for millions of gamers to see for themselves how easy buying PC games can be”, said Kevin Unangst, senior global director of PC and mobile gaming at Microsoft.

When the Games store gets launched on November 15, 2010, there will be about 100 games available at the store, including Grand Theft Auto III, Dead Rising 2, Lost Planet 2, Max Payne, Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition, Flight Simulator, Gears of War, Halo, Zoo Tycoon, Fable III, Age of Empires Online and Microsoft Flight. So, it is going to be a treat for the Games Freaks 😀

What are your thoughts about this feature from Microsoft?

via [Mashable]