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In 1984, Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month. Ice cream is one of my favorite things to have, especially on a hot summer night. To honor this grand event, I thought it would be neat to see what sort of games were available on Google Play that involved ice cream. There are quite a few, and these are the ones I found most entertaining.
Roll in the Hole ($0.99)
PoPo is a panda bear that loves ice cream. He awakes one day to find that Uggi, a “cheeky gorilla” has stolen them. Your job is to help PoPo collect his ice cream. The game is broken out into four locations with a number of levels in each. The graphics in the game are nicely done. In each level, you need to guide PoPo to the hole, picking up the ice cream as you go. You earn ice bonuses which will be used to unlock future levels. The faster you can complete a level, the more points you get. A nice feature of the game is that you can either guide PoPo by swiping with a finger or by tilting your phone. Either way, you need to use a little skill to complete the levels.
Glutton – Ice Cream (Free)
Can you ever have too much ice cream? Glutton is simple but frustrating balance game. Your job is to catch the falling scoops of ice cream in the sugar cone and begin stacking. There are numerous flavors of ice cream falling. To maximize your score you will want to try and catch the same flavor of ice cream in a row. Once you get another flavor, you lose your bonus and begin again. You also have to watch out for tomatoes and onions, get three of those in a row and you are done. You can pause and save games and even post your scores online. This game is supported by ads.
Sundae Maker (Free)
Sundae Maker is a cute little game for those who like to create. Your job is to make the ice-cream sundae of your dreams. You start off by choosing a dish or cone – there are 22 different ones. Next, choose your ice cream – there are over 90 different scoops. You can then add syrups, toppings, goodies and extras. Once you select the item, it will appear on the screen and you can arrange it the way you want. There is no limit to how much you can add to your sundae! You can even change the background if you want. When you are done, you can save your creation in the refrigerator, eat it, or share the image with a friend. The game is heavily ad-supported but you remove the ads with an in-app purchase.
Hungry MonstR ($1.00)
There are hungry monsters out there and guess what they want: ice cream! Hungry MonstR is a fast-paced game where you need to flick or drag the different colored monsters to their matching colored tubes in the corners. The graphics and music are very nicely done. The game has two modes: MonstR Frenzy, where you need to keep out three waves within three minutes, and Endless Rainbow, where you go until you can’t hold them back any more. If you flick a monster to the wrong corner, it will block that tube until it wiggles out. If you do well, you can earn some bonuses to help you out. The game also keeps stats if you are interested.