Tag Archive: Game

How Nanab and Pinap berries in Pokémon Gen 2 will improve your game

With the new update Pokémon Go will add Pinap and Nanab berries to buffs you can use while capturing Pokémon.

Just when you thought the hype over Pokémon Go had cooled down to a simmer, Niantic announced a huge new update. To help you capture the 80 new species of Pokémon being added to the game, there is the addition of two new types of berries; Pinap and Nanab.

Nanab berries

The Nanab Berry isn’t here to  [Read More…]

The Deer God: Bugs impede this game from reaching heaven (review)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an animal? Having to endure the animal food chain? Hunters coming for your precious flesh? Not encountering food in order to survive? The Deer God, by Crescent Moon Games, tries to put you in the body of a deer, and it is your job to […]

Cribbage With Grandpas review: A charming intro to a classic card game

Search for any traditional card game in the Google Play Store and you’re bombarded with so many results, it’s easy to assume that all card games for Android are a dime a dozen.

But then you find a hidden gem like Cribbage With Grandpas and realize not all card games are created equal.

Cribbage is one of those games that has endured, largely unchanged, for centuries. It’s a game that’s passed down from generation to generation through  [Read More…]

Roblox is waaayy more than a game (Review)

Intro Normally in this space you can count on me bringing you a review of a new or unique game or app experience. I say ‘normally’ as this experience is regarding a single game or app, capable of a single portal into a world, a sport, and utility. One; single. And I thought I was […]

Android Central 323: The BlackBerry drinking game

This week, Jerry, Daniel, Andrew and SPECIAL GUEST Phil Nickinson (aka Modern Dad) start talking about the Google Pixel and end up arguing about BlackBerry. Is this 2011 all over again?

With the Pixel getting an update to Android 7.1.2, it seems that Google is ending updates for the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, two devices released back in 2014. How does that affect you?

And check out Modern Dad to learn more about what’s Phil’s been up to!

Podcast  [Read More…]

Get pumped for the big game with our Super Bowl themes!


The parties are prepped. The commercials are cued. The fans have completely taken Houston — as an Austinite, you can have it, by the by. Super Bowl LI is Sunday, and that means it’s time to give the teams their theming due. Only one team may walk outta Texas with a ring, but both teams and their fans can deck their phones in these simple, sporty themes on their Android phones.

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Super Bowl LI — Modern Dad’s guide to the big game!

The final game of the NFL season is nearly upon us. Here, now, is your Dad Guide to making the most of it.

Super Bowl LI (which, uh, explains why I call it Super Bowly) is coming Feb. 5 (at 6:30 p.m. on Fox). And if you’re as excited as I am to see the Atlanta Falcons humiliate the New England Patriots (it could happen), then you’ll of course be glued to the game. But for those of  [Read More…]

How to use Game Tools on the Samsung Galaxy S7

Game Tools makes gaming easier on your Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is an outstanding phone, and our pick for the best phone for gamers.

Besides the outstanding hardware, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge rise above the rest due to some tools designed specifically for gamers that you can activate from your phone’s settings.

Here’s some info about what Game Tools and Game Launcher offer, and how to activate and use these  [Read More…]

How the classic puzzle game Myst came to Android

Nearly 25 years after its debut on CD-ROM, Myst has come to Android more beautiful and captivating than ever. But can this meditative classic capture a new generation of twitchy gamers?

The last time I spent any time in Cyan Inc.’s Myst, the legendary 3D puzzler that remained the most successful PC game ever until The Sims debuted in 2002, I was barely nine years old, enamored with the prospect of sitting in front of a computer  [Read More…]

Pokémon Duel brings your favorite characters to a strategy-based board game

Finally, a new Pokémon game that doesn’t require walking.

Riding the incredible success of Pokémon Go, The Pokémon Company has released a new game for Android and iOS called Pokemon Duel — and it’s available today. The game isn’t in any way like Pokémon Go, and is instead a strategy-style battle game inspired by board games.

You can get a pretty good sense of how the game works by watching  [Read More…]