Solve a historical mystery in The House of Da Vinci – out now on Android

Are you looking for a new puzzle game for your Android device? Sick of puzzlers that run through the same boring mechanics, without enticing you in with a brilliant story or stunning graphics? Well then, The House of Da Vinci could be the game you’ve been waiting for.

It casts you as great man’s apprentice. He’s gone missing, and it’s up to you to solve a series of riddles and mysteries in the titular house to get to the bottom of just where Leonardo has ended up.

The game plays out in first person, seeing you manipulating a variety of different objects to get to the secrets that are hidden within. Think The Room meets the renaissance and you’re getting pretty close to the core of the matter.

You’re poking and prodding your way through Da Vinci’s famous inventions, using simple controls that are going to feel instantly comfortable, even if you don’t have any history of playing games like this on your Android phone.

The House of Da Vinci

The House of Da Vinci

On top of the slick controls and gorgeous graphics, there’s an enthralling story here that’s going to push you deeper into the game. There’s a serious drive here to find out what happens next, and see what new ideas the game has to offer.

One of those is a strange gauntlet that allows you to see into the past. Not only will you need to master this to solve some of the puzzles, it’s going to give you glimpses of the incident you’re investigating. Piecing them together is key to finding your master.

The House of Da Vinci is a wonderfully well put together mix of a puzzler and a room escape game, and it looks stunning. It’s a premium game, and it’s out right now on the Google Play Store. We reckon you’re going to absolutely love it.

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5 Android stories you should have read this week

The best part of Saturday isn’t the fact you’re off from work or that you can start drinking at 12. No, it’s that Droid Gamers is here to bring you more excellent Android content.

Today is our weekly round up of the best news that you might have missed while living your busy lives. We’re really good to you, you know that?

The biggest Android story this week: the strategy RPG Sonny launched on Android

The post-apocalyptic strategy RPG Sonny launched this week on Android. You play as the eponymous protagonist whose lost his memory, and embarks on a journey to save the world.

That mostly involves building a party, equipping them with new abilities, and levelling up. The usual. Go and grab it right now on Google Play.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dt_fPSnn4M?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

Dragon Project will offer Monster Hunter-style thrills on Android soon

Dragon Project is an upcoming RPG that aims to bring Monster Hunter-style gameplay to Android. As you can expect, you’ll run around carving up monsters and using their remains to craft new equipment.

You can also play with your friends – or at least you will be able to when it’s out. Go and pre-register to grab it as soon as it launches on Android.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA9A7HTlPJA?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

Metroid-like Life on Mars has just launched

Life on Mars is basically an indie love letter to Metroid, and it launched this week on Android. Well, actually, it was remastered on Android. This new version features much snazzier visuals than the PC original.

It plays an awful lot like Metroid. You’ll explore an alien landscape, collecting new weapons and upgrades as you go. Go and grab it on Google Play right now.

Life on Mars

The Walking Dead Our World aims to blend zombies with Pokemon GO

This week, we uncovered the upcoming gem The Walking Dead Our World, which aims to combine the popular TV show with Pokemon GO. So expect lots of zombies walking around your home time via AR.

Oh, and you’re not catching zombies by the way. No, instead you’ll fight them off. Hopefully you won’t have to flail around like a lunatic though, because that might be a bit embarrassing.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65p4btkTkMU?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

Hero Siege has been patched and finally works on Android again

Last, but certainly not least, was the revelation that Hero Siege has finally been patched and works on Android again. Huzzah!

In case you have no idea what we’re talking about, this is a mobile port of the hit PC hack and slasher. It’s kind of like Diablo but a very retro version. Go and grab it from Google Play right now.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVPNluWO84I?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

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9 new Android games you have to play this week

The weekend is approaching, and you’re probably casting your eyes to your phone right now. After all, you’ve got two whole days to enjoy the bounty of new Android games out this week.

And it’s quite the bounty! This is definitely one of the better weeks for sheer number of solid titles released. We won’t spoil any of them though, you’ll have to read on for the full list.

Out on Android this week: Golden Axe

Golden Axe is the latest title to release under the Sega Forever heading. It’s a Mega Drive classic brawler that challenges you to defeat hordes of monsters in side-scrolling combat.

If you love beat ’em ups or hack and slashers, go ahead and grab Golden Axe right now from Google Play.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9EflGfcWlY?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=768]

The House of Da Vinci

The House of Da Vinci is a gorgeous puzzler from a similar vein as The Room. You’ll explore rooms, solve mechanical puzzles, and try and uncover the mysterious disappearance of Da Vinci himself.

If you like stuff based on the renaissance, mechanical puzzlers, and looking for hidden objects, go and grab The House of Da Vinci from Google Play right now.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvfRQOrjMQs?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

Life on Mars

At first glance, you’d be forgiven for mistaking Life on Mars for Metroid – it looks really similar. That’s probably because it takes enormous influence from Nintendo’s classic franchise.

You’ll explore an alien world, find new weapons and abilities, and even upgrade your shield and energy systems. So far, so Metroid. Go and grab it right now on Google Play.

Life on Mars Android

Mini Guns

Mini Guns is another in a long line of releases heavily inspired by Clash Royale. This one is clearly influenced visually by the long-dormant Advance Wars though.

The only unique mechanic we can see, is that you can see the exact line of attack your units will take when you place them on the battlefield. That might be enough for you though, so grab it on Google Play.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3v6gBKuQq4?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

Top Drives

Top Drives is a multiplayer racing card collector. You’ll build a deck from over 700 fully licensed cars, then take on a variety of challenges. Choosing the right car for the job is key here.

You can even take on your friends in multiplayer, where exclusive cars are up for grabs. If you love cars, playing games with friends, and collecting cards, grab it from Google Play right now.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpnF7VpzSPY?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

Sonny

Sonny is a turn-based RPG set in a post-apocalyptic environment. You’ll build a team of survivors, equip them with powerful new abilities, and learn new gameplay mechanics.

If you love the genre, comic book-style visuals, or post apocalyptic stuff, go and grab Sonny from Google Play right now.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dt_fPSnn4M?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

The Walking Dead: March to War

The Walking Dead: March to War is a brand new survival strategy inspired by the events of the latest series of the TV show. You’ll build your own base, set survivors to work, and choose the right leader.

You can choose various characters from the franchise to lead your survivors, with each offering a different play style. If you really like The Walking Dead, go and grab it on Google Play right now.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXCxoASC7Us?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

Box Cat Bash

Box Cat Bash is a tough as nails high score chaser with a very odd premise. You play as a rectangular cat, and have to run around a small arena smashing boxes before they hit the ground.

If you’re feeling lucky, you can even leap up and smash birds that fly through the air. It’s bonkers, but probably a lot of fun. Grab it on Google Play right now.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHbVcNBEa8o?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

Death Point

Death Point is an episodic top-down stealth shooter in which you have to try and survive a tough post apocalyptic environment.

You’ll plan and execute sneaky attacks, wield a variety of weaponry, and try and save your operator in this gorgeous post apocalyptic adventure. Grab it on Google Play right now.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpIl_ikzSpQ?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

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Classic hack and slasher Golden Axe is added to Sega Forever

The latest game to be added to the Sega Forever collection is hack and slash title Golden Axe. For those of you who somehow have never heard of Golden Axe before – it’s basically a medievel themed side-scrolling beat-em-up. Think Streets of Rage but with dragons instead of huge blokes with pipes.

You can play as three characters – Gilius Thunderhead the axe-wielding Dwarf, Ax Battler the Barbarian with a broadsword, or Tyris Flare the Amazon woman with particularly powerful spells.

If you don’t know what Sega Forever is by the way, allow me to explain. It’s basically an ever growing collection of Sega titles from every console era. All the titles are free-to-play, although you can pay to remove the ads.

A Golden Axe to grind

Golden Axe

There are loads of added gubbins of course. Leaderboards, cloud saves, and controller support – they’re all present and correct.

You can download the game on Google Play now.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfAeU62EEnk?feature=oembed&w=1024&h=576]

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