25 Top Paid Games for September

Posted by Dan Mousavi On September - 8 - 2011

Hello and welcome to another Toplist. This month we saw a huge rise in free games and while the sum of paid games didn’t really drop, they are starting to get overshadowed by the huge quantity of quality free apps on Android. Of course the reason for that is that there are still no useful ways to actually pay for content. Since Android Market still requires a credit card, a payment method that by my guess 90% of europeans don’t have or won’t use on a mobile device (even I don’t have a personal credit card and Dennis Zimpel is using a prepaid credit card that he got just for Android). There was hope this month, because Vodafone started to allow carrier billing on Android in Germany, but they screwed it up by enforcing a policy, where your device has to be bought through them (the IMEI gets bound to your contract when you buy a new device) which makes it totally useless for a huge chunk of german Android users who were ready to buy a simcard just to be able to pay. Most people I know buy their device without a contract, especially developers usually have self imported dev devices through events like Google I/O or ordered them through the Developer Program.
So there still is no way for any of my creditcardless friends and readers to actually buy stuff from the market, so it is no wonder that more and more developers start to develop ad-supported games, if it is the only way to actually make money on Android. I’m still hearing rumors about general carrier billing in Germany for Android, but they are still rumors, so we’ll have to wait and see when the paid situation will get better.

Sorry for the little rant, it’s not all bad at the moment. There are still wonderful new game concepts that are coming out for Android, here are the best 25 Games we found this month.

3illiards
A augmented reality Billiard game that can be played with 2 devices

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The 25 Best Paid Games for August 2011

Posted by Dan Mousavi On August - 2 - 2011

Welcome to our monthly Toplist for August 2011. This month android introduced multiple apk support on Android, so if a game doesn’t look like the corresponding screenshot, it’s probably because of that.
You may have realized that we had a little less articles in the last month. That’s entirely my fault, because I am busy at the moment with developing my first Android app. It should be ready sometimes this month, so stay tuned. Because of that I couldn’t translate as many reviews as usual, but there are nearly a half dozen reviews written, who are just waiting to be lectured. As always we are still looking for more help, if you think you could translate from german into english in acceptable quality, please contact us. If you are a professional lecturer, who doesn’t work for free, you can also contact me. I am looking for a paid translator and lecturer, who would need to lecture and translate around 20 pages every month to to lecture the german version and translate it into english. He/She also needs to be a hardcore gamer and should like sci-fi. Now let’s get to the best games of this month:

Arma II: Firing Range THD
Bohemia interactive developed a firing range in cooperation with NVIDIA

BackStab HD
Gamelofts pirate adventure is now available for all android devices

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The 25 Best Paid Games for July 2011

Posted by Dan Mousavi On July - 12 - 2011

Hi everyone,
here are the best 25 paid games from the last month. I’m sorry that this list is a little late, I’m just too addicted to Google+ at the moment, but I promise that I’ll soon start translating some of the reviews that are in the pipeline. There were somehow fewer quality games this month then in the last, I think this is also the first time since it’s release, that I didn’t have a Unity game to recommend in the paid list. I guess it’s the summer phase, we’ll probably get drowned in quality games this autumn. As always, if we missed any good games, let me know in the comments or on Google+.

Apparatus
A incredible machine like game

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30 Top Paid Games for April & May

Posted by Dan Mousavi On May - 2 - 2011

Here we are again with another toplist, since we skipped one last month, we have enough quality games this time to recommend you 30 paid and 30 free games. The Android market gets split up more and more with new games that only work on specific hardware, which is why we marked the games that are only available on Tegra 2 or Xperia Play, but some of these games will be available for other devices in the future, so please check the market description, if you read this list a few months after it was posted.
Here are the 30 best paid games that were released in march and april, the 30 best free games will follow this week, if we missed a great game that was released in the last 2 months, please let us know about it in the comments:

Age of Zombies
Halfbrick finally released the first Barry Steakfries game on Android, fight against the zombie hordes
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