10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [9th Feb]
Even if we haven’t witnessed some major releases for the past week, there are still some decent new Android apps and games that I invite you to try out. This time we have a good mix of apps and games, and you’ll find below action titles, travel apps, tools for artists, apps to help you eat healthier and some really well-designed games. So let’s have a look at the new entries. If you missed it, do check out the roundup from the last week, as well.
The Witcher Battle Arena (Free)
The Witcher is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by CD Projekt RED and published by Atari, released back in 2007 for PC users. Available on the Play Store for quite a while, it is now witnessing the launch of The Witcher Battle Arena sequel which brings an action packed gameplay, solo and team play ready, hero progression and much more. What’s really cool is that you can unlock everything in the Battle Arena just by playing. The game comes with RPG-style Player Profile and hero progression and 9 unique heroes at launch: Geralt of Rivia, Letho of Gulet, Philippa Eilhart, Zoltan Chivay, Eithné of Brokilon, The Operator, Golem, Saskia of Aedirn and Iorveth.
Liftshare for Android is a new app which lets you enjoy cheap travel by sharing car journeys. You can use the app to find a lift or offer your spare seats to save money. You are able to choose the best driver with in-app messaging and verified profiles, along with user reviews and additional information. Users also get reminders and departure updates and lets you confirm your payment with just one tap. At the moment the app seems to be limited to the United Kingdom.
If you like to paint on your Android smartphone or tablet, or maybe you are a digital painter, then you need to check out the new ArtRage app for Android. The app brings realistic paint thanks to a toolbox containing many oils and watercolors, pencils for sketching, and many other tools. The app comes with some specific techniques which make painting as real as possible, mimicking the natural way of doing it. You can also import photos and convert them to oil for smearing or uou can load photos as Tracing Images.
Jason Vale’s 5:2 Juice Diet (Free)
Eating healthy is challenging nowadays, as we are almost always on the go, and we don’t have the time to prepare our food as it should be. By using the new Jason Vale’s 5:2 Juice Diet app based on the book with the same name, you will be able to get access to 4 juices per day totalling 500-600 calories to meet the 5:2 principles explained in the book. It also comes with an interactive shopping list, a full Q&A and with explanations of the eenefits of the 5:2 Juice Diet.
Lords of Aswick ($2.99)
The new role-playing game Lords of Aswick from Hosted Games is an interesting new entry which has an unique approach. This is an interactive novel which follows the life of a nobleman from childhood to death. Players will be able to take control of a young boy and mould him into a knight worthy of legend. You will be able to ‘establish a noble house, rise from an upstart to hold a seat next to the Throne’. The book comes with an impressive writing, so you will definitely enjoy it.
Dictator: Revolt ($0.99)
Dictator: Revolt is a humorous new game from Tigrido in which you play as the young dictator of a fledgling democratic republic. The developer says that ‘anyone would dream of being in your place, because you wield unlimited power’. In the game you must make wise and timely decisions, eliminate scheming enemies, pay tribute to true friends, deftly plot, expose conspiracies and much more. The game is really well designed and has received so far many positive ratings.
Forks Over Knives ($2.99)
Forks Over Knives is the second app in our list which looks to educate consumers on healthier eating habits. Based on the movie with the same name, the app ’empowers people to live healthier lives by changing the way the world understands nutrition’. So if you were looking for an app to have always on your smartphone within reach, and which could change your food habits, this definitely makes the short list.
Heroes of Might & Magic III HD ($10.99)
The HD version of the popular turn-based strategy game Heroes of Might & Magic III has now landed on the Play Store for Android users, as well. If you played the game on your PC or on other devices, you can now relive it in high-definition with fully remastered graphics, and hosting intuitive controls designed for touchscreens. The game comes with 7 exciting campaign scenarios, 8 iconic factions, exclusive scenarios in around 50 skirmish maps and the ability to play with your friends in a thrilling local multiplayer mode.
Anime Studio Story ($3.99)
Kairosoft has done it again with their latest Anime Studio Story game for Android users. The game lets you produce your own hit anime starring a character of your making. You will be able to select a face, body, and then your completed hero can explode onto the scene of your show. You will also be able to equip your studio with a library, motion capture room, and even a theater. So if you were looking for the next hit from the Japanese company, this is it.
Day of the Viking (Free)
Day of the Viking for Android is a new casual gaming title which comes with 80 assault missions, 10 Challenge levels, 40 trophies and impressive graphics. Your mission is to drive the angry nords from your peaceful castle fortress. Ther are unlockable/purchasable weapon upgrades and boosts, as well as dozens of different enemies, obstacles and war machines. The game is accompanied by beautiful art and hilarious animation, Game Services leaderboards, achievements and more.