April 28, 2010 | by Andrew Kameka
Androinica.com is dedicated to highlighting the most important news and most incredible apps. This article is part 2 of a two-part series. For more information on Android’s best apps, be sure to read Part 1, which has more great Business/Productivity, Entertainment, and Lifestyle apps.
Please be aware that older generation phones experience trouble playing 3D games. Dream, Cliq, Magic, etc. owners will be severely limited by their 3D gaming options. Droid, Droid Incredible, and Nexus One will fare much better.
Anyone who enjoys racing games must have Asphalt, the best in class mobile app. The gameplay is as smooth as the 3D graphics, the sound is top-notch, and there’s plenty of fun. See our video review for proof.[Read and Watch the Androinica.com review]
Guns, aliens, and breakneck action. What else could you ask of 3D arcade game ExZeus? You play as one of four characters who must fly through the city blasting alien invaders, earning upgrades and points along the way. Gameplay is nothing short of stellar. [YouTube]
Homerun Battle 3D ($4.99 or Free Lite)
The HomeRun Derby is always live on Homerun Battle 3D. Rack up upgrade points by smashing pitches as far as possible in arcade mode. When you tire of single-player, challenge friends and strangers – on Android or iPhone – to a multiplayer homerun showdown. [YouTube]
Nesoid is an emulatorthat plays Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) games on a phone. It plays ROM’s with practically no lag (60 fps). The images are smooth, the sound is decent, and it can even save or load game position. Also checkGensoid and Snesoid for Genesis/SNES.[Read and Watch the Androinica.com review]
Another racing game for users who want to push Android to new speeds. Raging Thunder 2 includes challenging levels and a quick pace, punctuated by many control options. Race through creative environments in arcade or multiplayer mode. [Read and Watch the Androinica.com review]
Android gets the classic gameplay treatment in Replica Island, an adventure game close to the feel of Sonic and Super Mario Bros. Take Andy through the enemy-plagued island and save the day.[YouTube]
A group of marauding robots are trying to overrun your land, so build guns or rocket towers to stop them. Strategically placing weapons along the battlefield will defend your territory and earn points for upgrades or stronger weapons.[YouTube]
Wixel is a word search game that requires players to highlight connecting letters that form words. Test your vocabulary in timed games or challenge others with the multiplayer mode (requires the full $1.49 version).