Dec 12 AT 10:46 AM Taylor Wimberly 79 Comments

Top 10 Android game releases this week: Modern Combat 4, Team Awesome, Contre Jour

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Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap to focus on new releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this new column is dedicated to new games you can install and start playing right now. Check out our top picks and let us know if you have any suggestions for next week in the comments below.

1. Modern Combat 4

Description: The #1 Action FPS game is back on smartphone with a new chapter to push the boundaries of mobile gaming even further. In the wake of nuclear warfare, the only chance to avoid global devastation is in the hands of the few elite soldiers who must track down and rescue the world’s leaders from a frighteningly familiar terrorist group.

 

2. Contract Killer Zombies 2

Description: Clear out the zombie hordes in this free-roaming, 3rd-person shooter! The follow up to the successful franchise, Contract Killer: Zombies!! Step into the role of Evelyn as she tries to clear out the Savehaven Research Center from the hordes of zombies and reveal the mystery behind the outbreak.

 

3. Baseball Superstars 2013

Description: Featured in crisp, clear HD- this is the best baseball game for mobile devices. With enhanced batting and pitching moves, players experience smart intuitive baseball as never before. New and improved My Pitcher and My Batter modes lets you experience best of both worlds as you train, challenge, and compete for first place. Grow from rookie to super star by tackling new quests and relationships with your fans and cohorts!

 

4. Broken Sword II Smoking Mirror

Description: Broken Sword II – the Smoking Mirror : Remastered sees the return of George Stobbart and Nico Collard in the sequel to the smash hit ‘Broken Sword: Director’s Cut’, widely praised as the best adventure available for Android. While investigating a ruthless drug gang, journalist Nico Collard unexpectedly comes across an ancient artefact. Little can she know that the ornately carved obsidian stone will lead her, and her adventuring companion George Stobbart, into a mysterious escapade of intrigue and deceit, in which they must overcome powerful forces and antagonists who will stop at nothing to fulfil their evil ambitions.

 

5. Alpha Squadron

Description: Join up with Alpha Squadron and take on the evil Hadian Empire in this 3D Action flight game. With missions set in deep space as well as planetside sorties versus hordes of enemy fighters and capital ships, you will be immersed in the intergalactic conflict! Dogfight with enemy ships amidst beautiful floating cities, desolate desert planets and dangerous asteroid belts as you fight to stay alive and protect your fleet.

 

6. Team Awesome

Description: They were just four ordinary people, stuck in four dead-end jobs – until one day a mysterious meteor crashed to earth and made everything… AWESOME! Get ready for the explosive new side-scrolling arcade game from the Edis Brothers… Team Awesome!

 

7. Contre Jour

Description: Morph the landscape, propelling the mysterious creature Petit to safety. Blurring the lines between games and interactive art, Contre Jour welcomes you to a hauntingly beautiful world shaped by the interplay of light and darkness. Pull, swipe, and tap gadgets such as tendrils, air geysers, and pulleys to complete clever puzzles. Set to a poignant orchestrated soundtrack from composer David Ari Leon, Contre Jour both delights and bedevils from start to finish.

 

8. Star Defender 4

Description: Who can dare to confront numerous hordes of Inserctus and to protect the native Galaxy? What do the Black Holes hide inside them and where do they lead? To answer these questions one should become a hero of Star Defender 4 game who is brave and strong enough to break this dark silence. Humanity has nothing to do but to keep their faith and believe that their first pilot will be able to complete his mission and come back home safe and sound. Hold your breath…

 

9. Clash of the Olympians

Description: Become a demigod and keep the horde of heathens away from your temple! Take on the role of one of the mighty Greek heroes and defend your temple against hordes of mythological creatures using a vast array of powerful weapons and godly powers! Action packed defend the temple game that will test your wits and precision!

 

10. Garfield’s Defense 2

Description: Garfield is back, now with multiplayer! Join the fat lazy cat in this epic struggle against ridiculous alien overlords! Only Garfield can protect the world from the menace of the Food Invaders; these nasty aliens did not take kindly to their defeat in the first installment of this series and now they’re targeting the whole world! So begins Garfield’s Defense 2: The Food Invaders Strike Back!

 

11. Monster Crew

Description: Become a monster in this “smashing” endless platformer with a strategic twist. Battle an onslaught of fierce enemies, dangerous hazards, and even giant bosses in the quest to recover your lost Monster Crew cards. Don’t worry, it’s going to help that you’ve been zapped into your favorite member of the Monster Crew, Frankenstein!

 

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