Jul 24 AT 3:38 PM Steve Raycraft 1 Comment

Top 10 new Android games this week: Pop Bugs, Solarmax 2

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

Bug Heroes 2

DescriptionEvery day while you’re gone, an epic battle of swords, guns, and armor rages on your counters, on your floors, and in your yard… Enter the world of the Bug Heroes!From the creators of Monster Adventures and Heroes & Castles comes a new adventure, blending fast paced action, strategy, and defensive gameplay! 


Pop Bugs

DescriptionCreate runaway chains by popping bugs that shoot stingers, explode in fireballs, pack a mighty punch, and much more in this action-packed puzzle adventure! Discover new bugs with unique abilities as you pop your way through diverse worlds.



DescriptionInspired by classic NES and SNES platformers of old, like Mario bros 3, super mario world and Zelda. Take control of a young hero by the name of Pike! Run, jump, dash, chop, bomb, smash your way through Goblin, orcs, ogres, Robot knights, Wizards, lava, falling rocks, man eating plants, and loads of other dangers on your quest to rescue the Princess Lucinda!



Description: Mix red, yellow and blue to paint your way through hundreds of challenging levels. Fill the glowing circles with the indicated color to complete each puzzle. Just wait and see what happens when you combine all three colors, it might BLOW your mind!


Guardians of the Galaxy: TUW

Description: Join Star-Lord, Rocket, Groot, Gamora and Drax in an all-new adventure— Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon! Jump into battle to help the Guardians recover the five pieces of The Universal Weapon before it falls into the hands of the villainous Ronan the Accuser!


Modern Combat 5: Blackout

Description: Step into the action as the latest installment in the best FPS series raises the bar for shooter games once more! Create a squad, add your friends and test your individual and team skills against other squads in dynamic multiplayer warfare!


ReactionLab 2

Description: ReactionLab 2 is a critically acclaimed pixelated particle sandbox, and quite possibly the best game of its type on Android. Let your inner mad scientist shine by drawing elements onto the canvas and watching them interact in real time. Featuring well over 50 elements, hundreds of different particle types, and nearly 80 achievements to attain.


The King of Fighters ’98

Description“KOF ‘98” is praised among KOF fans around the world as being the ultimate compilation of “KOF ‘94” ~ “KOF ‘97” titles and for its fantastic game balance. Moreover, this perfect port of “KOF ‘98” features 2 different gameplay modes, “EXTRA” & “ADVANCED”, and also includes a “TRAINING MODE” where you can master all your combos!


Broken Sword 5: Ep. 2

DescriptionEpisode Two ramps up the drama, as the game progresses: the adventure bursting out from Paris and London, taking the player on to stunning locations throughout Spanish Catalonia and to the Middle East and the birthplace of civilisation.


Solarmax 2

DescriptionThe battle for Earth is over. Now, the war for the galaxy has begun. You must win every battle swiftly, decisively, and permanently. Command our fleet and lead us to victory. Solarmax is a streamlined strategy game of interplanetary war. Colonize planets, build hundreds of starships, and use superior tactics to overwhelm your opponents.


I was first introduced to Android with the Samsung Fascinate and I've been hooked ever since. I love the customization that Android offers the user to personalize their phone. I enjoy writing and have been blessed with the opportunity to share this passion for Android with others.

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