Tag Archives: Games

Lock ‘n’ Roll Pro free from Amazon today

If you open up Amazon’s App Store on Android today you’ll see that Lock ‘n’ Roll Pro is the current free offering. The strategic dice game usually runs $0.99 for the add-free version. Gameplay consists of moving dice into a 4 X 4 grid in an attempt to create straights, number combos, and various collections of the multi-colored dice. Point earning lines… Read more

Trial Xtreme: immersive motocross game

There are dozens of video games based on motocross racing. From the wonky simplicity of Excite Bike to the intricate articulations required in MX vs. ATV: Reflex, the spectrum of realism–both in terms of control and graphics–offers something for every console-owning fan of the sport. Mobile fanatics have fewer titles to choose from, of course, but the… Read more

Android app: ColorLink

ColorLink is a jewel game in which you swap positions of blocks in order to group together at least four jewels of the same color. Once you get four connecting tiles–no diagonal links–the group of blocks disappears. You get points, and new blocks fall in from the top of the screen. I know, you’ve played this before, right? What makes ColorLink… Read more

Big Mountain Snowboarding now rocks Honeycomb tablets

If you’ve caught the fever for Golden Hammer’s Big Mountain Snowboarding on Android, but have been longing to play on your Honeycomb tablet, it’s time to head on over to the Android Market for a new download. The app has been updated to support Android 3.0, and perhaps more importantly, the tablets that carry that version. The difference in control is… Read more

Cut the Rope now available from GetJar

The casual and addictive game that has taken over the lives (or at least the downtime) of iOS adherents is now available for Android as a free, ad-supported app from GetJar. Simply head over to m.getjar.com (you must enable Mobile View on some devices, as the full site is wonky on some mobiles) or GetJar.com on your laptop or tablet and search for Cut… Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play review

Introduction: Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play is the world’s firs PlayStation certified device. While it may not be a frontrunner in the spec department in the current market, the PlayStation controls–D-pad, touch sensitive joysticks, four standard PS buttons, and shoulder buttons–make for a different and superior gaming experience on a mobile phone…. Read more

MOVL creates apps that integrate Google TV and your mobile

Google TV established its creator as a major player in the growing realm of TV/web convergence, but, outside of remote control and media sharing, there hasn’t been a lot of interaction between our Android phones and Google TV. App developer MOVL is changing that with two applications: WeDraw.tv and PokerFun.tv. The implication of the poker game is… Read more

Poll: Tell us how you feel about the Xperia Play

In response to my unboxing of Sony Ericsson’s first PlayStation certified device, the Xperia Play, I received a number of messages that basically amounted to collective disapproval of the phone. Not everyone had something negative to say about the gadget; a lot of you own one and love it. But I did get more critical feedback than supportive. Perhaps the… Read more

MKB Reviews: SpeedX 3D

I’m personally not a very frequent gamer on my Android device, but when I do reach for my phone to game it’s usually to kill time or to keep myself entertained for a bit. SpeedX 3D is a game that has the potential to become the next big thing; it has a replay factor that keeps me reaching for my phone to try to beat my own previous score. The developer’s… Read more