Today EA brought their freemium iOS hit Monopoly Hotels to Google Play. In the game you play a hotel mogul, building various themed rooms and catching money from the sky to build your hotel up. Upgrading your rooms brings VIP guests like Mr. Potato Head and G.I. Joe to your hotel. Achievements can be unlocked via in-app purchases, but EA has built a game that is fun no matter how you choose to play it. » Read the rest
If you’re a fan of Racing games on your Android device than you are in luck. Team Firemonkeys (the group behind the Real Racing Series) announced that the game will be hitting the Play Store on February 28th as a free to play experience, or in other words, free to download with in app purchases. Of course team Firemonkeys knows that this decision will be met with some criticism so they had this statement prepared in response.
Speed lovers will want to head over to the Play Store right now because Need For Speed: Most Wanted is on sale for 99-cents. That’s a great deal when you consider the regular price is $6.99. Today also brings a new update that includes new tracks, events, and cars:
- Start trouble in the new Marussia B2 and the Pagani Zonda R
- Test-drive your fresh wheels in 2 new Hot Rides Events
- Race NFS Edition cars like the Hummer H1 Alpha! Get ‘em fast – each car is available for ONE week only
- Collect as many new rides as you can to unlock brand-new milestones
- We’ve also made some under-the-hood upgrades to keep your game finely tuned and running smooth.
If you’re itching to burn some rubber, hit the break for download links.
At their GamesCom press conference, Electronic Arts announced some additional platforms, including Android, for their Origin download service application. Origin was first announced for the Mac OS X platform as part of EA’s release of SimCity for the Mac. In the announcement at GamesCom, EA indicated they were going to make Origin available for Android, Facebook, and Smart TV in addition to OS X. Along with the new platforms, EA also announced some new features for Origin including the ability to access free-to-play games, digital content, live videos, and a new dashboard for the application. No information regarding a release date or availability was provided by EA.
source: The Verge
Still not sure what to get your good ol’ Dad for Father’s Day this weekend? Perhaps gaming guru, Electronic Arts’ latest price reductions on selected Android titles will help you make up your mind! In a promotion EA calls “GAMES FOR GUYS” you’ll find up to 40% off specific Dad-tastic titles such as Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, Fifa Soccer 12, Dead Space and Plants vs. Zombies.
If you think your Dad would appreciate one of these games to help see out another boring Sunday or if you just fancy picking up a top EA title for yourself, now’s the time to do it! Click the links below for more details.
Do you enjoy sinking a birdie putt on the back 9? Wow, I barely know what that means, but if you do, you might enjoy EA Sports‘ latest for Android, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12. This looks like it could be a great game for your Android phone or tablet judging by the Play Store description:
- Choose your course and golfer, and play against other scores in PGA TOUR mode
- Take on the Tiger Challenge, consisting of over 20 mini-games designed to test your skills — earn money that can be used to participate in PGA TOUR events.
- Play through PGA TOUR courses, including Pebble Beach, St. Andrews, TPC Sawgrass, Hazeltine, Doral, TPC Boston, and Greenbrier
- Play as or alongside 8 pros, including Tiger Woods, Anthony Kim, Paula Creamer, Natalie Gulbis, Paul Casey, Jim Furyk, Zach Johnson, Camilo Villegas
- Customize your male or female golfer with skin, shirt, pants, hat, shoes, belts, and gloves
- Go head-to-head against a friend with local WiFi or Bluetooth Multiplayer
- Play the all-new Predator fantasy course
- Play in 4 Game Modes
Not bad for $4.99. There aren’t that many reviews yet, but they are mostly very positive with only a couple of negatives from people saying it wouldn’t play on their device. Too soon to tell if that’s a widespread problem or just isolated cases, but so far the game has a 3.2 out of 5 star rating, which is considered “above average”.
Hit the break for some screenshots and the download link.
EA’s latest game in the Google Play Store is Mass Effect Infiltrator, a mobile over-the-shoulder shooter based in the Mass Effect universe. The Play Store description explains the plot.
YOU’RE A CERBERUS AGENT – GONE ROGUE!
As Commander Shepard battles Reapers across the galaxy, veteran Cerberus agent Randall Ezno procures aliens for illicit experiments at a secret facility. But when the Director of the facility goes too far – Randall fights back and vows to bring Cerberus down!
Can you fight your way off the hostile Cerberus base and deliver their secret research to the Alliance?
As a fan of the Mass Effect games on the Xbox 360, this is a must for me, even at a fairly pricey $6.99.
Check out the video and download link after the break.
Fresh from the release of Dead Space, the good folks over at EA are bringing another premium title to the Android Market. The one time iOS exclusive is expected to arrive on the market before the end of the month. You may wonder what the difference is between this latest version and the currently available Sims 3. The clue is in the title. Despite being a fully loaded version of the game, it’s free to download and play.
Can’t wait to start spending your Simoleon whilst on the move? Keep tuned in to TalkAndroid and we’ll be sure to let you know as soon as the game hits the market.
The sci-fi horror masterpiece Dead Space you may have played on your PC or console is now available in the Android Market. If you’ve never played the game, Dead Space is a survival horror third-person shooter. In this space set game you’ll play as engineer Isaac Clarke battling human virus turned monsters called Necromorphs. Most notably, this game is hailed by some as the scariest game they have ever played. Hit up the break for more details and links to download.
Today’s free app from Amazon is Bejeweled 2 from Electronic Arts. This game may not need an explanation, but for those who have never played it Bejeweled is probably the most popular matching puzzle game. Playing is easy, match up 3 or more alike gems to destroy them and rack up points. You’ll also have multipliers and bonuses for matching 4 gems or 5 gems at once. What you’ll also find here though are slick graphics that are ultra fast along with a cool wormhole looking animation when you clear a level. Instant hints are also available should you get stuck along the way. Why you should check this out besides it being a really fun puzzle game? Well, it’s free today that’s why.
This game will normally cost you $2.99, so grab it while it’s free from the Amazon Appstore. If not using the Appstore, you can grab the download here by entering your email address or phone number in the upper right hand corner for a download link. Be sure to have the “unknown sources” box checked off under Settings —>Applications on your Android device. Check out some screenshots after the break and let us know what you think.