Android Game News Weekly April 17th: Lara Croft: Relic Run, Hearthstone, Warhammer 40K: Space Wolf, Pixels, And More!


Lara Croft Relic Run Is Coming To Android Soontumblr_nmr43viTRD1qkq7tbo2_r1_1280

If you like endless runners but would enjoy them more if they featured characters from your favorite console games, then look no further, as Square Enix has announced recently that Lara Croft: Relic Run will be coming to Android soon. You'll be running much like you would in Temple Run, but you'll also be running across pits along the wall and speeding along on a motor cycle at certain times, so it appears much more action packed. There is no details on release date or pricing yet unfortunately.

Hearthstone Finally Comes To Android SmartphonesHearthstone-Heroes-of-Warcraft-1

Up until now, Blizzard's wildly popular card battler was only playable on Android tablets, before that, it was exclusive to the iPad. All that has changed this week as Blizzard has finally made Hearthstone compatible with smartphones. This means just about anyone can pick up their Android smartphone and throw down a few rounds against an opponent or play along with the single player story mode. You do have to pay for those unlocks though.Google-Play-Banner-Get-it-On-Large1

Warhammer 40K: Space Wolf Hits Open BetaWarhammer 40K Space Wolf

As of this very moment you can still join the open beta test for Warhammer 40k: Space Wolf, which is a tactical turn-based combat RPG where you play as the ever so brave space marines. Combat is also powered by the inclusion of cards you can collect, which range from things like weapons, armor, new characters and more. You can join the open beta by first joining the beta test group, then clicking the link within that group on G+ to become a beta tester, and finally, downloading the game.


Bandai Namco Partners With Sony For A Pixels Mobile GamePixel-Screenshot

If you're hyped about the upcoming Pixels movie, then you might be equally hyped that Sony is teaming with Bandai Namco to create a mobile game in the movies honor. Will it be terrible? We have no idea yet, only time can tell. Bandai says the game will take on a tower defense style, but there should be some non-tower defense type elements baked in. There's a screenshot from the game above, and who knows, it might be quite fun.

Lost Within Survival-Horror Game Hits The Amazon App StoreScreenshot (1545)

If you like creepy survival-horror games then Lost Within is sure to please. The only downside is at the moment, it's only available for Kindle Fire tablets and iOS devices, with no mention of getting a release on traditional Android tablets. All that aside, the game actually looks pretty good and should be fun if you have a compatible device.

Hitman GO Currently On Sale For A BuckAH Hitman GO

One of the better and more unique puzzle titles on Android is Square Enix's Hitman GO, and for a limited time it's on sale for only $0.99. Normally it's $4.99 for the original set of content, (not including the DLC levels) so this is a pretty good deal. Get it while you can!Google-Play-Banner-Get-it-On-Large1