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Want to play some cool new games, or learn about some hidden gems? These are the best Android games you should be playing this May.
1. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Check out a review of this game in the video above.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is the tie-in game for the upcoming movie of the same name. In this game, you can help Spidey take down bad guys, swing around NYC, or take on six iconic Marvel villains. If you want to get pumped for the new Spiderman movie, this game is a great buy.
Pros:Multiple Spiderman suits to unlockIncludes both movie and comic book characters3D open-world Manhattan with six detailed districts to exploreAcrobatic fight mechanicsGood story/plot
Cons:Some user reviews say game feels buggy, rushedSocial events component may not appeal to fans of solo gamingTakes up a lot of space on your deviceRequires Android 4.0 or higherLimited combo options
2. Retro Rogue
Retro Rogue is a dungeon crawler. Boasting charming retro-style graphics and tons of monsters to take down, this will appeal fans of retro games, pixel art, and dungeon-style games.
Pros:Over 80 monsters and 200 items to collectGreat retro-style graphicsContent is randomly generated, ensuring high replay valueTwo updates in late April make this a much less buggy experience for gamers picking up the game in MayNew inventory system is much more user-friendly
Cons:Game feels a bit shortSomewhat limited extra featuresSomewhat steep level of difficultyMay not appeal to people who like plot-driven gamesArt is reused in some similar Android titles
3. Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition
Get more info about Baldur’s Gate in the video above.
Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition was updated at the end of April, making the playing experience even more enjoyable for players who start the game in May. Originally released in 1998, this mobile version of the game is ideal for players who want to relive the story for a second time. However, it will also appeal to new players as well.
Pros:Contains both the original 60-hour epic, plus some expansionsGreat mystery plot fused with D&D elementsImproved fonts, zooming, and interfaceNew voiceoversHas a 4.6 rating on Google Play
Cons:Game is a bit expensive, particularly if you want all the premium contentSteep learning curveUser reviews indicate annoying glitches can interrupt gameplayGame is slow-pacedSome users feel game has too much dependence on IAP
4. Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff
Check out The Quest for Stuff launch trailer above.
Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff is a free game that lets you play with all of your favorite characters from the TV show. After Peter and the Giant Chicken get into another epic fight, Quahog is destroyed. Your job is to save the city and send your characters on hilarious quests.
Pros:Retains the humor of the TV showFree game with tons of bonus outfitsAddictive gameplayGood level of difficultyLots of interesting buildings and quests
Cons:BuggyPoor customer supportMany popular characters missingSome users find the game mechanics are too reliant on IAPGame may not be “smart” enough to recognize when users have worked themselves into a corner and give them an out so they can continue the game
5. Pocket Knights
Pocket Knights is a free-to-play fantasy card battle RPG. If you love card games or games with beautiful art, this is a must-try. It has a user base of about 4 million players.
Pros:Nearly 150 heroes to collectCompatible with Android versions 2.2 and upPoses a great strategic challengeFree game with tons of stuff to collectAlso has a PvP mode
Cons:Somewhat slow to startSome users believe game limits users who don’t pay real money for itemsBugs/black screens can sometimes be an issueSome users have reported issues with malfunctioning purchases/restoring purchasesLimited starting hero selection
For the best mobile gaming experience, we recommend:
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Portable charger: Anker® 2nd Gen Astro 6000mAh (2A Output) Portable Charger
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