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Galaxy Domination and other Android Games of the Week

by Kristen Nicole

This week’s top Android games feature challenges for those who like to play fantasy sports, as well as those who like saving lost souls while waiting for the next bus, plane or train. Download these games for some Android fun.

New and top performers

Galaxy Domination is one of this week’s top performers, coming off an update in June.  In this free Android game, your goal is to conquer the galaxy and get rid of all your enemies. Different planets have different point values—send your destroyers on their missions to gain the most points possible.

Sketcher’s recent update has also earned the app some deserved attention—you can now save your creations to your SD card, and share them with friends via email.  The free Sketcher Android app is a drawing tool for expressing your creative side, no matter where you are in life.

Another top performer is Falldown 3D, a popular accelerometer game that works on most Android devices.  In this game, you drive your ball down a tunnel, changing directions as you tilt your phone, and the longer you keep your ball rolling, the more points you will earn. Share your high scores and get social with Papaya Mobile integration.

Recently released in the Android Market, Dante: The Inferno is a strategy game where your aim is to escape hell, saving souls along the way.  Collect the glowing orbs as you navigate each level’s maze, battling any obstacles that pop up along the way. Best of all, this free game isn’t cluttered with ads, and you get over 100 levels (and two game endings).

Upcoming

Your fantasy sports games are about to get a lot more exciting.  The upcoming installment of Konami’s soccer series, PES 2011, will have better graphics, Wi-Fi multi-player support and customized team management.  Android users will also get cross-platform support through OpenFeint integration.

Defy gravity in Hella Umbrella, a cute game where players must overcome puzzle obstacles to clear a path so they can reach the next level.  The upcoming Android game will offer challenges along the way, ranging from scorching heat to thrashing waves, plus more.  Play in story mode, create your own fun with the level editor, and get a lesson in physics while you’re at it.