Opinion: Netflix for mobile games is the future, and would kill off the platform’s obsession with freemium

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If VentureBeat‘s latest report is true, Google is reportedly working on a subscription service for Android gamers. That means we could end up consuming mobile games like we do Netflix. And it makes an awful lot of sense. Rather than developers battling it out to get you to cough up a dollar on some worthless IAP, they’ll be battling for downloads or number of plays. You know what that means, don’t you? That developers will first and foremost want to make a good game, rather than a ...

Happy New Year! 7 games to look forward to in 2018

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Happy New Year! Well, it will be when you’re over that killer hangover anyway. Speaking of that, we reckon we’ve got exactly what you need. You love Android games, right? Well, what better way to put a little spring in your step than by showing off the most exciting games you’ll play this year. We’ve picked seven, and here they are in no particular order. Alto’s Odyssey – learn more here Alto’s Odyssey is the direct follow up to 2014’s breathtaking gorgeous Alto’s Adventure. Not much is known about the sequel, ...

7 games to help get you in the Christmas spirit

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Christmas isn’t just the day itself, you know? So don’t be sad, because there’s plenty more to go around. In fact, you’ve probably still got some leftovers and mince pies knocking around somewhere. So crack them out, pour the last of that Buck’s Fizz into a glass, and download these seven games to help get you in the Christmas spirit. Snow Jinks – get it on Google Play Snow Jinks is an excellent little shooter that perfectly captures the spirit of Christmas on mobile. Throw snowballs to defeat neighbourhood ...

5 Android stories you should have read this week

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Another week, another bunch of Trump scandals, environmental dangers, and NSFW accusations made against your favourite artist. But don’t despair, because it’s not all bad. We have that lovely Android platform, which is basically the gift that keeps on giving. Here’s this weeks offerings. The biggest Android story this week: Morphite finally launched Morphite finally launched on Android this week, which means Crescent Moon’s Twitter feed will no longer be filled with “Android when?” and other such stupid questions. Wait, why are you still here? Go and download it on ...

5 Android stories you really should have read this week

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There’s not enough time in the week to do everything, is there? Well, that’s why Droid Gamers is here – predominantly to save you time. We’ve rounded up the top Android news of the week, in one place. So all you have to do is sit back, grab a mug of something hot, and read on. If you feel like we’ve missed something bigger, shout at us in the comments. We always love that. The biggest Android story of the week: Rules of Survival brought PUBG to Android Player Unknown’s ...

The 10 best PC and console games on Android

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Chinatown Wars Chinatown Wars isn’t the only GTA game available on Android, and it lacks the swinging polygons and 3D worlds of its Google Play stablemates: GTA III, Vice City, and San Andreas. However, Chinatown Wars – which was originally released on Nintendo DS – is the perfect touchscreen iteration of the franchise. It has bite-size missions and an addictive (in both senses) drug-dealing meta-game that’s perfect for mobile. Get it here. Limbo Playdead’s creepy puzzle-platformer became an instant classic when it arrived on consoles in 2010. It earned ...

7 new Android games you have to play this week

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Yes! Its the weekend! Time to put those documents away, kick back, and play some of your favourite Android games. Isn’t that the life. Or, you could play some new Android games. We’ve got a lot of those – seven in fact – to recommend to you today. Read on down to get the full list of games you really should play this week. The best new Android game this week: Shadow Fight 3 It feels like we’ve been waiting for Shadow Fight 3 for years, and that’s because we ...

5 Android gaming stories you should have read this week

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Had a busy week and struggled to keep on top of the Android gaming news? Not to worry – Droid Gamers is here to round up everything you missed. So pop the kettle on, stick your feet up, and relax into the weekend with these top five Android gaming stories you missed this week. The top Android gaming story this week: An Iron Marines expansion is on the way This week, Ironhide Studios revealed that work on an Iron Marines expansion is well underway. We’re not exactly sure what to expect, but a taster ...