Best New Android Games for Tablets: 'Threes!' 'Sorcery!' Get excited!

by Mike Rougeau

March 14 2014

It's an enthusiastic week for Android tablet games, with Threes!, Sorcery!, and plenty of other great games arriving.

The Android versions of Mines of Mars and Bardbarian also launched this week, plus Android exclusives like the minimalist dodger Oo, the fighting game Rage of the Immortals, and the side-scroller Rochard (previously a Steam and PSN hit). Smash Hit, First StrikeFaif, and Principia arrived too.

Click through the slideshow below for all the latest and best Android games.

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  • 1 Smash Hit
    Slide 1

    "Take a surreal journey through an otherworldly dimension, move in harmony with sound and music and smash everything in your path! This experience requires focus, concentration, and timing to not only travel as far as you can, but also break the beautiful glass objects that stand in your way."

  • 2 Sorcery!
    Slide 2

    "From legendary designer Steve Jackson, co-founder of Lionhead Studios (with Peter Molyneux), and Fighting Fantasy and Games Workshop (with Ian Livingstone); and inkle, the studio behind the award-winning, App Store featured Frankenstein, Sorcery! is an interactive adventure like never before."

  • 3 Rusted Emeth
    Slide 3
    RPG Rusted Emeth

    "Jink makes his living riding Golems, battle weapons operating on 'Edea', to hunt down Bounty Targets in the Commune of Bista. Attempting to track down the truth about the mysterious 'Edea Banishes' which destroyed his hometown, one day, he meets Nao, a young woman who says to be a researcher of 'Edea' and to know who is responsible for causing the 'Edea Banishes'. Jink finds himself caught up in a series of events which threaten to engulf the whole world..."

  • 4 First Strike
    Slide 4

    "A nuclear armageddon is no one’s dream scenario. So choose your steps carefully, it’s a small path between war and peace. FIRST STRIKE is a great strategy simulation featuring snappy gameplay and an intuitive interface that makes dropping the big one as easy as ABC. But be sure to take the right measures to guarantee your people’s safety."

  • 5 Frontline Commando 2
    Slide 5

    "Let the bullets fly in the sequel to the popular third-person shooter, Frontline Commando! Betrayed and left for dead on the battlefield, you must build your team of mercenaries and exact a war of revenge against your enemies."

  • 6 Faif
    Slide 6

    "Faif is a puzzle/rpg game with a unique battle system based on gambling."

  • 7 Principia
    Slide 7

    "Open up the sandbox editor and use over 170 unique objects to create anything from a simple teeter totter to a working calculator. Use the advanced electronics system to create your own games. Upload your creations to the community website or download creations by others."

  • 8 Rochard
    Slide 8

    "Grab a G-Lifter - your new best friend! Use it to change gravity at will, manipulate the environment, and throw huge crates at your enemies. Join the amazing exploits of astro-miner John Rochard and embark on a gravity-bending journey across the Solar System! Rochard is an award-winning side-scroller featuring hours of mind-blowing gravity gameplay, puzzle-solving and action. Narrated in a humorous cartoony style, Rochard tells a thrilling story of villains, a damsel in distress and a mysterious alien civilization."

  • 9 Mines of Mars
    Slide 9
    Mines of Mars

    "Mines of Mars is a procedural atmospheric mining game that is inspired by games like Metroid and Motherload. It is also a story based adventure game with dark secrets, great weapons, tons of different items, and a gorgeous world to explore."

  • 10 Threes!
    Slide 10

    "Threes is tiny puzzle that grows on you."

  • 11 Bardbarian
    Slide 11

    "Shred LUTE and collect LOOT in the critically acclaimed action-rpg BARDBARIAN! "

  • 12 Tau Ceti
    Slide 12

    "Defend your starship from enemy raids in a game that mixes strategy, tower defence and card games! In a galaxy far, far away … a relentless war rages on!"

  • 13 Color Cross
    Slide 13

    "Color Cross is a refreshing puzzle game for all the brain-training and logic puzzle fans. Discover now this exclusive game acclaimed by the players!"

  • 14 Rage of the Immortals
    Slide 14
    Rage of the Immortals

    "Unlock the secrets of the five elemental powers as you complete quests to unravel the mystery of your lost memories in Rage of the Immortals, a free fast-paced action game."

  • 15 Oo
    Slide 15

    "oO is a minimalist "dodge-em-up" arcade game. Inspired by Pivvot and Super Hexagon."


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