Kongregate Arcade Review (Android Apps)

There, I said it, openly for the whole Internet to notice. I. Am. A. Big. Kid.

Naturally, the initial thing I do when I obtain a phone is to see what games are on it as well as what games I can acquire for it. Around a year ago, I by chance discovered an awesome Flash games site called Kongregate. The games were ALL free of charge and they had a lot of games I loved the first time I played them. Fast forward a year toward these days and I’m still an passionate fan. Kongregate became so prevalent that they were actually bought out last summer by GameStop as a way for them to get into online gaming.

Then the next big bad-ass event happened.

They made an Android App. And got it right. I resisted the alluring drag it had on my hand every time I switched on my cellular phone. I resisted until a few days ago when I had a flash of frailty and I downloaded the app and my first two games, Without Charge, which is the way I roll.

3 days later, I am still playing a game called ‘Zilch,’ which could very well be the second-most addicting game I’ve ever downloaded into my HTC Incredible. (The original was Angry Birds, naturally!) In the same way as the regular Kongregate site, the games are hit-or-miss. Zilch is brilliantly prepared as are a few of the other games that released mobile versions. A few of them still need work; although, that’s no different from their online site. Seeing that the app and the games are roughly all free you have persons of all knowledge levels attempting to develop games, frequently with startlingly high-quality results. I’ve played a lot of games at the site that are comparable with releases from major studios from back in the day.

All in all, this app is without doubt worth checking out. (Just do not download Zilch unless you have 2-3 days to kill!)

The Top 5 Android Apps for Kids

The age of cell phone users is getting increasingly younger. I’m sure you’ve noticed your toddler finding his or her way to your phone. The buttons, the colorful screen, and fun graphics all are very inviting to little imaginations. Add toddler focused apps to the equation, and they are glued! Fortunately developers are right there with you with several games that not only teach your child, and are safe, but keep them entertained! These 5 apps will keep children of any age quiet and amused.

1) Children ABC – Numbers and Shapes by James N ($1.00)

While playing this game your child will learn letters, numbers, and shapes by seeing pictures and words. Every time they touch one of the letters, numbers or shapes, music plays to enhance the experience. You can also download other versions of the game which include fruit, food, animals, vehicles or SpongeBob.

2) Toddler Lock – Marco Nelissen (Free)

This toy/phone lock app is the best of its kind. Your toddler will hear music, see shapes and colors and all the while your phone is safe from unintentional app starts or accidental phone calls. There is also an option to put the phone on airplane mode to keep your child safe from radiation.

3) Math Workout Lite – Workout Games (Free)

Math & Workout in the same sentence doesn’t sound fun does it? These math games help both you and your kids learn, and keep your skills at their best. Games include; Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, I’m Feeling Clever, The Brain Cruncher, Online World Challenge and Math Blaster Challenge.

4) Kids Madagascar Puzzle – Playgamesite.com (Free)

What child doesn’t love the movie Madagascar? With this puzzle game, your kids will be happy for hours placing the pieces of a Madagascar themed puzzle into the right order.

5) Kids Flashcards – Mo’Blast ($1.99)

Your child will be entertained and learn at the same time by reading, hearing and spelling the words and pictures seen on a flashcard-style picture. Audio and automation make this app a must have for every on-the-go parent.

5 Best Android Tablet Racing Games

Indeed, you have seen the evolution of gaming. Family computers were the most famous gadgets decades ago, until more portable gaming consoles like the PlayStation and Xbox entered the picture. Just recently, tablet PCs have gained worldwide popularity because of the immense convenience they offer for hardcore gamers.

Racing games are not rare to play when using a tablet PC. With the vast Android market, the options of choosing the best racing game are virtually limitless. There are hundreds of racing games for kids, teenagers and adults. Even women who enjoy car games are always welcome to play. If you cannot pick one, you can always download more.

So what are the best Android tablet racing games? Here are 5 of the most loved:

1. Need for Speed Shift for Android

Probably hailed as one of the best racing games there is, Need for Speed is a timeless favorite among the car enthusiasts. Developed by EA Mobile, this game allows you to race the thrilling streets of Dubai, London, Italy and Chicago. You can choose the best car there is, and upgrade them as you earn points for being stylish, aggressive and precise. As you get better and better, you will also earn trophies.

2. GT Racing Motor Academy HD

If you are a car enthusiast, you will definitely love this game to bits. You can choose from a hundred cars that boast of world-class automobile manufacturers such as Audi, Nissan, Mercedes, Ferrari and Lamborghini. Aside from the upgradable cars, there are 14 tracks to race on, driving tests to pass, racing cups to win and thrilling challenges to conquer. This game can also be played in a multiplayer mode.

3. Asphalt 5 for Android

Even if you cannot own your dream car in real life, you can at least have a go in the virtual realm. With your wide-screened Android tablet, Asphalt 5 can be played anytime. The most popular car manufacturers like Audi and Ferrari have teamed up to provide their fastest automobiles yet. The HD graphics are equally captivating, what with every detail being sharp and crystal-clear. 12 worldwide locations are offered to you, where you can pass secret shortcuts and high ramps.

4. Reckless Racing for Android

If you are the adventurous type, this is the perfect Android game for your tablet PC. The dirt road racer in you will love this game, as you find yourself drifting, sliding and skidding with the controls. You ought to try inviting your friends for an online multiplayer experience.

5. Shrek Karting HD

This game is perfect for kids and young adults, as Shrek has captured the hearts of many people around the world. Even if the movie franchise has come to an end, children can still spend time by playing with their favorite character. This game allows you to race using a customized kart, treading on your own Fairy Tale path to emerge victorious in the Ye Grand Tournament. As your world whirls in view, you marvel in the wonderful sights of The Swamp and Far Far Away while collecting power-ups and improving special abilities.