Archive for the ‘Specials’ Category

3D gaming impressions on the LG Optimus 3D

Posted by Dan Mousavi On February - 17 - 2011

3D games could be the next big thing in gaming and while gamers are patiently waiting for the Nintendo 3DS, LG is bringing the same technology to smartphones in a big way.
The idea sounds promising, since a lot of people are familiar with the technology after 3D movies took off with the release of Avatar, the 3D hype makes sense.
But the glasses-free technology used in these mobile devices has severe limitations, that make it pretty unattractive when you play a video game.
At any time there are two images visible, one for your right eye and one for the left. If you hold the device in the right distance and orientation, you get a nice 3D effect.

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Xperia Play Hands-on

Posted by Dan Mousavi On February - 14 - 2011

Yesterday Sony unveiled their new smartphone for gamers, while the phone itself is nothing new, thanks to countless leaks, having the device in the hand and seeing official games for it is something that surprised a lot of people, because the games all ran super smooth and the fun of playing mobile games increased tremendously, just because you have real buttons.

The device will be available in Europe from nearly every carrier in March and will launch in America this Spring through Verizon. So let’s start with the hands – on, so you can decide for yourself, if this could be your next smartphone.

As a reference game, we will start with the PS 1 Emulation:

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25 Top Free Games for February 2011

Posted by Dan Mousavi On February - 9 - 2011

Here is another Top List of the best free games that are new on the Android market in the last two months. A lot has happened in the free game space, more and more professional companies are releasing their full games with ads on the market. Handygames announced that they plan to release 40 free games this year, Digital Chocolate and Glu are coming with freemium games and more and more full fledged 3D titles emerge that are played by millions and don’t cost a dime. And on top of that we have rereleases from formerly paid games, that just became free.
So enjoy these 25 games, which are the cream of the crop in our opinion and if we have missed any, please let us know in the comments.

3D Bio Ball
A free 3D Roll-a-ball game with 109 Levels

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25 Top Paid Games for February 2011

Posted by Dan Mousavi On February - 7 - 2011

Hello everyone and welcome back to another Top List.
The year started strong for Android with a lot of great games that have come out in the last month, from the long awaited Spectral Souls to surprise releases like Crystal Defenders, this month was a decent beginning for the year, where Android gaming will mature and become a fully recognized gaming plattform.
We skipped the January List since we already had some recommendations out for Christmas, so we also included some games from December.
We also kicked the QR Codes in favor of a Link to the new Android Market website, you can now also click the links when you are on a device that is not android to get to the offical market page.

Here are the 25 best paid games that we saw in the last 2 months, the 25 best free games will follow on Wednesday.

3 Kingdoms TD
A tower defense game with a Hip Hop Twist, very addictive:

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Merry Christmas!

Posted by Dan Mousavi On December - 24 - 2010

Merry Christmas from Androidpimps and a warm welcome to all the new Android gamers that will be born this Christmas.
There are so many hot releases that came out this week and good Christmas Sales, that we decided to make a round-up on what’s hot on Android over the holidays.

Let’s start with the new Releases:

Zenonia 2, is the sequel to Android’s best selling Action RPG. You can get it for 3,81€

Baseball Superstars 2011 3,81€

TouchMix, an Android exclusive rythm game 1,52€

Dungeon Defenders: First Wave, the first game that uses the Unreal 3 Engine on Android 2,28€

Hungry Shark Part 2 3,83€

Jet Car Stunts 1,53€

Mega Jump Free

Zynga Poker Free

Super Drill Panic, another nice retro Orangepixel game 0,99€


aTilt 3d 0.79€
FIFA 10 .79€
NFS Shift 0.79€
Sims 3 0.79€
Tetris 0.79€
Toyshop Adventures + Bonus 0.79€

If you know any more sales or if you see some other great new games, please tell us about them in the comments.