We’re back again with our weekly roundup of new Android apps and games, and this past week has been a very fruitful one. Do have a look at the list from the previous week and also check out the sister list covering the newest apps and games for iPhone and iPad users, as well. This time, we’ve got some nice games to share with you, but also some big launches in the Android world from important names, such as Google and Microsoft. So, let’s have a look at the new titles, shall we?
Google Fit (Free)
Along with the growing mass adoption of wearable devices, many are getting more concerned about their health and are interested in how technology can help them stay in good shape. Google is releasing its official Fit app to serve that purpose, allowing users to track walking, running and cycling activity, reach fitness goals, connect third party devices and apps to Fit. Also, the new app is compatible with all Android Wear devices, just in case you were planning to buy one.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Free)
Much-awaited Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare game is launching soon and if you want to enhance your gaming experience, then you need to make use of the official mobile companion app, as well. With it, Android players can create and manage their clan, produce in game player and clan emblems, and participate in Clan Wars on the go from their tablet or mobile device. The app comes with the following main features – Clan Wars, The War Room, Emblem editor and others.
Microsoft Health (Free)
Microsoft wants to make sure it’s not late to the wearables party and it has recently released its Microsoft Band fitness tracker for that. To make the release complete, the official cross-platforms Microsoft Health app for Android devices has went official, as well, allowing users to achieve wellness goals by tracking heart rate, steps, calorie burn, and sleep quality. The app comes also comes with Guided Workouts, a 24-hour heart rate monitoring and automatic activity counting. You can also get email previews and calendar alerts.
The Wolf Among Us (Free)
Telltale Games’ The Wolf Among Us has been released on the Google Play Store as a five-part game, with episodes 2-5 being available for purchase in-app. The app is made by the creators of The Walking Dead and it depicts fairytale characters who are being murdered in this ‘hard-boiled, violent and mature thriller’. The game is based on the award-winning Fables comic book series by Bill Willingham. The graphics in this game are unusual and impressive in the same time.
PC Mark for Android (Free)
If you’re looking for one more benchmarking tool for your Android smartphone or tablet, then you need to take a look at PC Mark, which has gained popularity on PC devices. You can use it to benchmark the performance and battery life of your smartphone and tablet and see how well your device performs, as we ll as compare it with other models. The tests use real applications and native APIs and you can even see them in action instead of watching progress bars. What’s really cool is that the app is 100% free and there are no ads and no in-app purchases. .
Rival Stars Basketball (Free)
Rival Stars Basketball is here for Android players who are big fans of basketball. The game will allow you to master one-swipe gameplay with steals, passes, shots, and dunks and you will be able to draft from hundreds of unique, fully-animated star player cards. This is an unusual game that invites users to ‘immerse themselves in deep card management with infinite strategy and plays’. It will allow users to claim outstanding prizes with regular online tournaments, as well.
Tidal launches for Android device as the world’s first music service with High Fidelity sound quality, High Definition music videos and Curated Editorial by music journalists, artists and experts. So, in other words, it’s a music service made by professional with high-standards in mind. You get unlimited access to over 25 million tracks and more than 75,000 music videos with no ads and just crystal clear pictures. There’s also an offline mode that allows users to save albums and playlists offline. You can search for songs with your voice and nuild your personal music collection simply by marking albums, artists, tracks and playlists as your favorite.
Football Chairman ($4.99)
The new Football Chairman game for Android users lets them build a football club from scratch, starting as a tiny non-league team. You get to hire and fire managers, develop your stadium, negotiate transfers, contracts and sponsorship deals while making sure your fans stay happy. While there are other similar games from bigger developers, this one impresses with its simplicity and user-friendly commands.
Movie Edit Touch (Free)
The new Movie Edit Touch app for Android users lets them edit video clips for free. You can quickly and easily remove unwanted scenes, trim your clips, add your favorite songs as background music and more. The free version of the app allows users to add background music, shorten video clips, add transition effects for scene changes, enable fullscreen mode and more. Premium features include quick image optimization, cinematic effects, the option to create titles and text, additional transition effects and video export in HD quality (720p/1080p).
Star Wars: Galactic Defense (Free)
Star Wars fans will be delighted by the new Star Wars: Galactic Defense for Android users. As always, you will be able to choose the Light or Dark Side and experience gameplay from both sides of the Force. Users will be able to level up units and increase their power. You will need to use your skills to annihilate the enemy and execute strategies to halt them in their tracks. The game will also allow to onnect with your friends, exchange resources, or compete in online events.