Android users will be happy to see that our usual weekly roundup with the best new Android apps and games is here. This time we’ve got a couple of great games, a new launcher app from Microsoft, a really awesome wallpaper app and some others. If you have missed the previous edition, go ahead and follow this link. So here’s what’s on for this edition.
Microsoft Arrow Launcher (Free)
Arrow is a new launcher app for Android users coming from the Microsoft Garage team. It allows users to find, launch and get back to their favorite apps and keep in touch with friends. The launcher is personalized to your usage habits, with your apps being automatically arranged based on your usage. It comes with a bunch of other features, such as Page Management, Widgets, Customizable Dock, Bing and Custom Wallpapers, 3rd Party Icon Pack Support and more.
NBA 2K16 ($9.99)
Basketball lovers and Android users will be happy to hear that NBA 2K16 is now available on the Google Play Store. The game comes with such feature as Full MyCAREER, Blacktop, and Season modes. It gets improved graphics and game performance, along with new controls for smoother mobile gameplay, Virtual Currency, Euroleague teams and much more.
LinkedIn Lookup (Free)
LinkedIn Lookup is a new Android app that helps you find a coworker by title, skill, name, expertise and more. You will be able to check out their up-to-date, streamlined profile. Thus, when you’ve found the right person, you can easily contact them. Furthermore, only coworkers using LinkedIn Lookup can view the profile data you enter into this application.
Bike Unchained (Free)
Red Bull Sports has released the new Bike Unchained game for Android users which lets you enjoy mountain biking on your mobile device. The description of the game goes like this – “shred sweet trails, get the coolest bikes, build your crew and travel the world’s mountains riding against your ultimate rival.” The game comes with 60 tracks and 3 amazing real-world locations, it lets you build your crew and customize the gear and skills.
Wonderwall is a new wallpaper app for Android users which brings every day one handpicked photo. The app uses Google’s Material Design principles, thus being synchronized with your software’s design language. It comes with a wide range of features, such as allowing the app to Autoset a wallpaper, to select how often you want a new wallpaper, the option to download wallpapers over Wi-Fi only, Favorites, History and others.
Prune is the first game from developer Joel McDonald and it’s a very creative puzzler. Decribed as a “love letter to trees, a game about the beauty and joy of cultivation,” it lets you grow and shape your tree into the sunlight while avoiding the dangers of a hostile world with a swipe of a finger. The game features a unique digital plant for your pocket, beautiful, minimalist art and a clean interface, meditative music and sound design. There’s no IAP, no monetization strategy, no currencies and you have the option to share screenshots of your unique tree creations with friends.
EcoDriver is a very useful game which shows you the advantages of driving safely, economically and in an environmentally friendly way. Your mission is to master a dangerous terrain and treacherous traffic situations while saving fuel and being aware of what’s up the road. You need to shift early, keep the RPMs low and let the car roll in an an endless, randomly generated environment. So if you really care about becoming an ecological driver, this is the game you should get.
Fallen is described as a “beautifully minimal and shockingly fun reaction game“. It comes with evolving worlds, challenging pin formations, gravity strengths and adrenaline pumping music. You will be able to enjoy beautiful minimal artwork, immersive music and sound effects, addictively simple gameplay, power-ups to help you hit higher scores and more. Have a look at the above video to see more about the game.
I Love Potatoes (Free)
I Love Potatoes is a new educational game for Android users where you’ll learn the basic building blocks of social change and sustainable living while enjoying an amazing adventure. It comes with beautifully rendered 3D animation featuring adorable characters and great storytelling, illustrated by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Patrick Doyon and created by the NFB’s Digital Studio, winner of over 100 awards worldwide. This is a game which encourages family and friends to work together towards a common goal, so it can help you in your education goals.
Templar Battleforce ($9.99)
Templar Battleforce is a new RPG game for Android users which looks pretty cool. Described as an addictive mix of strategic combat and army building with the precision gameplay of RPGs, it brings you the mission to “lead the Templar Knights in battle against fierce Xenos”. You will be able to create your own unique Battleforce by recruiting an array of Templar specialists, deploy your forces in tactical scenarios and put your best strategies to the test.