10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [July 20th]
This week’s roundup with the best new Android apps and games is here, and we’ve got some very interesting titles to get your attention. Do check out the previous list, as well, because if you missed it, there are some games and apps that are worth downloading on your Android smartphone or tablet. Now let’s have a look at what’s on for this time.
HBO Now (Free)
HBO Now was initially announced for Apple users, but at the end of May it has been announced that it would be coming to Android users, as well. And now it has made its way into the Play Store with its huge portfolio of video content. You can make use of a 30-day free trial to decide whether their content is worth paying for. Several popular HBO series that you will be able to enjoy include The Brink, Entourage, Game of Thrones, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Sex and the City, Silicon Valley, Six Feet Under, The Sopranos, True Detective, The Wire and others.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf (Free)
Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf is a new Android game coming from developer HeroCraft. The game comes with an epic campaign, squad-based tactical battle, collectible card driven combat and a very entertaining PvP multiplayer mode. Go ahead and give it a try as you set the mission to ‘defeat the unrelenting enemies of the Space Wolves.’ Have a look at the video from above to learn more regarding its gameplay.
The new WifiMapper app from OpenSignal.com is frankly one of the best apps any Android users must have on their devices. Touted as the world’s largest free Wi-Fi database, it comes with information based on over 650 million hotspots. Thus, this app brings the map of nearby free Wi-Fi hotspots and with Foursquare and WifiMapper comments, you will get more information regarding the location. You can also view a history of all the WiFi points you’ve connected to and see how well they performed. This is definitely a must-have to save on roaming when travelling.
Mission Impossible RogueNation (Free)
Mission Impossible RogueNation is an upcoming movie which is expected to hit the theaters in a couple of weeks, but you can already go ahead and download the official app for Android users. As expected, your mission is to ‘infiltrate secure locations and eliminate high-profile targets, perform lethal strikes and confront the Syndicate across the globe‘. To help with that, you will have plenty of weapons, such as sniper rifles, assault rifles, heavy guns, gauss rifles rocket launchers, throwing knives, med kits, armor, and more. You can also form an IMF agency with other players and work together towards a common goal.
Booking Now (Free)
A new app developed by popular travel website booking.com, Booking Now comes up with a a single page, personalized experience. The app uses your current location, bringing up properties which are easily reachable within minutes. You also get street level directions to your room, 24/7 access to customer support and offline access to your confirmation, which helps avoid extra data fees.
This War of Mine ($10.99)
A new simulation game from 11 bit studios developer, This War of Mine has been received with positive acclaim by many. In the game you play as ‘a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers‘. The game has been inspired by real-life events and it allows players to control the survivors and manage their shelter. You can craft weapons, alcohol, beds or stoves and make decisions. You are given a new randomized world and characters every time you start a new game.
Native Clipboard (Free)
A new app for Android users, Native Clipboard brings easy access to anything you copied by simply double clicking the desired text field. After that, you can perform the following actions on the clips – swipe away to delete them, long click to view the whole text and pin to prevent deleting by using the 3-dot menu. You can change the height of the clipboard, the limit of how many clips can be stored as well as the test in the clipboard.
Redden is a new action game for Android users which has a very original story – ‘you must be a tool from the ancient times to modern times such as the arrow, shuriken, and bullet.’ The game comes with a beautiful and unique world that symbolizes a phase of the object, brings simple control, unique hero skills and dreamlike and mysterious episodes. It all sounds a bit confusing but have a look at the above video to see more about its gameplay.
Red Bull Alert (Free)
There are plenty of alarm clocks available for Android users and now a new one has been launched on the Play Store – Red Bull Alert. The app lets you track how long it takes you to get up, it motivates you with a daily Red Bull Alert feedback and boosts your progress with comprehensive stats about your wake-up performance. Furthermore, it personalizes your wake-up sights and sounds with nine themes. You can also choose your alarm snooze count for each alert and get automatic reminders for upcoming alerts.
Microsoft Hyperlapse (Free)
Microsoft’s Hyperlapse app for Android users is now out of beta, allowing users to create smooth and stabilized time lapses from first-person videos. The app comes with instant gratification, it allows you to import an existing video and it also brings multiple speeds. You can also make use of selfie lapses and post your hyperlapses on popular social media and video sites.