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Droid Game Hub 03/17/13: Unicorn Apocalypse, Humble Bundle, Real Boxing, Angry Birds Seasons and More

March 17, 2013 - Written By Justin Diaz

 

Unicorn Apocalypse Dashes Onto Google Playunicorn_apocalypse_cover_3_by_humblewriter-d4hjq8q

A while back, during the advertising campaign for the Note II, Samsung put out a commercial displaying how the SAFE features of the Note II would accommodate workers in the enterprise space. During that ad we saw a glimpse of a games studio working on a game called Unicorn Apocalypse. unnamed (1)Well as of this week it turns out that Unicorn Apocalypse is real and it’s available now for all you gamers out there. Unicorn Apocalypse is an endless runner that seems a lot like Robot Unicorn Attack from Adult Swim games, but with some extra additives like shooting rainbow beams from your horn and an opposing military force whose only goal is to stop the Unicorn Apocalypse.unnamed You play the unicorn and will dash, jump and shoot your way through the end of days. How long can you run?

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Humble Bundle Gets Three More Games Addedhba5-banner-googleplus-3

The Humble Bundle for Android 5 has been out for a couple weeks now. It’s been long the popular little pack of games, and with all its popularity it has gotten three new games added in. This typically happens with most Humble Bundle packs, it seems usually if the bundle sells a certain amount. The three games that were added in are Superbrothers Sword and Sworcery EP, Splice by cipherprime studios, and Crayon Physics Deluxe. The three adds were part of the Humble Bundle for Android 4 originally. They had since made their way to the play store from there and are now back in the Humble Bundle 5. The new games are part of the locked series that you only get access to by paying the minimum amount which is currently at $6.91. The Humble Bundle for Android 5 is still available for another day and 21 hours. So you still have time to pick this up.

 

Real Boxing Packs A Punch, So Far A Tegra Exclusiveunnamed (2)

Real Boxing has been in our sights for a little while now. First debuted to us through Nvidia on their Android Thursdays video blog that shows them playing android games on and for Project shield. Real Boxing was one of those games.unnamed (3) The hype around this title is laser focused around the game’s exquisitely developed graphics and realism. The eye candy is enticing, and why wouldn’t it be. Taking one look at the game, anyone could see how amazing it looks. The enhanced graphics and lighting will make sure that you see every bead of sweat, every drop of blood as you dodge body shots and swing right hooks.unnamed (4) The game while on Google Play now, is a Tegra Exclusive for the time being. So all you nexus 7 owners might wanna give this game a try if you have a soft spot for Boxing games. The game will set you back $5 and undoubtedly take up some space.

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Angry Birds Season’s Gets New Updates With Power-ups And New LevelsAngry-Birds-Seasons-Power-ups-update-android

Any Angry Birds Seasons players still out there? For those of you that can’t get enough of the birds, the game has gotten a recent update that added in some new levels and some pretty cool power-ups for you to useunnamed (5). This isn’t a complete episode update as per usual with Seasons, but rather only 8 new bonus levels. Four are located within the “winter” levels Winter Wonderham, and four are located within the Halloween episode “haunted hogs”.unnamed (6) The idea behind this update was merely to add the ability to use power ups within Angry Birds Seasons, of which will be the homing bird, sling scope, and super seed abilities. The update is available now so fly on over and grab it when you can.Google-Play-Banner-Get-it-On-Large1

 

 

 

 

The Conduit HD, The Wii FPS Port Is Now Available On Google Playunnamed (7)

Just when you thought you wouldn’t be seeing any more first person shooters hit the play store, the guys over at High Voltage Software have brought us their sci-fi console FPS, The Conduit HD. Partnered with Nvidia, The Conduit HD is a Tegra 3 enhanced game that brings you all the high powered shooter action you can handle while on mobile.unnamed (9) Blast through aliens and save the world all while from you mobile device. Dynamic new touch based controls will bring this Wii title back to life and allow for play in a brand new light. The touch controls feel natural and tightly developed, although a gamepad might be useful if you’re not in tune with touch FPS games. unnamed (10)If you want to pick up a copy of The Conduit HD, it’s available now in the TegraZone and Google Play for free for the first couple levels, then you can pick up the rest of the 7 missions for $4.99 or you can pay $2.99 for missions 3-6 and $2.99 for mission 7-9.

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EA Commits To 16 Titles Available For The Galaxy S IV At Launch, Sims Freeplay Gets New ContentSims-freeplay-livin-large-android-update

EA is quick to jump on board with Samsung’s new Flagship device, the Galaxy S IV. At Launch EA I will be backing the mobile giant with 16 new games to help drive the gaming capabilities of the new phone. The Simpson’s Tapped Out, Real Racing 3, Need For Speed: Most Wanted, Plants VS Zombies, and Monopoly and The Sims Free Play are among some of the titles that will be part of the launch list.sims-freeplay-funny-image

The Sims Free Play, one of their more popular games, has gotten a fairly large update too which should be welcomed quite nicely in with the S IV right around the corner. The update includes tons of new choices, more time and more fun to give you an even better Sims experience than ever before. The “Livin Large” update also increases the amount of sims you can have to 31, and is available now so you won’t have to wait to get your hands on an S IV to play the new content.

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Rovios New Game The Croods Lands On The Play Storeunnamed (11)

Rovio is quite well known for their physics based game titles like Angry Birds and Bad Piggies/Amazing Alex. A new title from them called “The Croods” which is based off of the movie, is now available for download.unnamed (13) The Croods is a world builder type game that will have you play and control the members of the Croods family and shape their world. Enjoy the pre-hysterical fun as you gather food, hunt strange creatures and invent things as the game’s main character “Grug”. The game is free to play but you can purchase items to help fast track your progress as time passes.unnamed (12) The ability to disable IAP is also available which isn’t such a bad idea if you want to keep anyone from “accidentally” throwing away some of your hard earned cash. Anyone else looking to try this out?

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Oil Rush Receives New Gameplay Traileroilrush_53

We talked about this game from Unigine Corp. a while back that would releasing to Google Play this year. The game is a naval strategy type RTS game where you will have control of an oil rig. The game is boasting huge graphics potential and looks amazing. There have been a couple trailers released already and a number of images that display the beautiful graphics to look forward to in this game. If you have been watching this game like we have you know how great it looks. Unigine Corp has released a new trailer for the game that shows some awesome new gameplay and really makes it look more exciting. Take a look!