The Android game Great Battles Medieval combines entertainment with education. Does it succeed on either count? Find out in our full review
You don’t see many educational games hit the Google Play store, but Great Battles Medieval is a surprise hit.
The game itself takes place during the Hundred Years War between England and France and you’ll find all the historical references used throughout highly accurate. Between fights you’ll see recreations of famous scenarios put together by the History Channel which are a great treat and break up the gameplay well.
At its core, Great Battles Medieval is a strategy RPG, putting you in the shoes of either England or France.
This officially licensed game sees He-Man make a valiant return to defend Castle Greyskull from some of his greatest foes
This officially licensed game sees He-Man make a valiant return to defend Castle Greyskull from some of his greatest foes.
Across 25 levels, you control He-Man who comes equipped with a variety of attacks that require different swipes on your screen to perform.
Levels are varied enough to keep you interested, but some could do with being made longer.
Is Modern Combat 4 the best first person shooter for Android? We put it through its paces to find out
The Modern Combat games have long been established as the premier shooter series available for Android users. Sporting a refreshed new look and a refined multiplayer system, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour delivers more of the fast paced action we’ve come accustomed to.
Zero Hour sees you lead a small group of elite soldiers against a terrorism unit looking to cause havoc across the world.
Armed with a range of weapons and military technology, Zero Hour plays much like its bigger console counterparts, offering users various storylines and an overall engaging experience that you’ll want to play through in its entirety.
We review the latest version of the zombie shooter for Android, Dead Trigger 2
Following on from the monumental success of the original, Dead Trigger 2 throws more zombies, more guns and a lot more blood for you to handle.
Players of the first game will feel right at home here, with the gameplay being largely the same in most areas.
This time around there’s a much greater focus on multiplayer gaming, with each user having access to the Global Resitance radio which produces live updates on how players are getting on all over the world. There’s also numerous global missions and side quests which require users to partner up.
We review the classic Transport Tycoon game for Android
Since its PC debut over a decade ago, Transport Tycoon has seen several different iterations released.Its first release for Android is a homage to the original game, with a few added twists in to keep it feeling fresh.
The premise is simple, you need to construct, expand and maintain your very own fledgling transport company, with the main focus on getting cargo and passengers around the city safely and on time.
It’s easy to understand if you’ve played part of the series before, but the lack of a tutorial may leave new players puzzled as tackling the various options and menus available from the beginning can be a daunting task, to say the least.
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