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Fresh Android Games for Dec. 3: Pocket God, Connect 4 (Ad-Free)

by Caitlin M. Foyt

In today's batch of Fresh Android games, play a game that previously only iPhone users have had the luxury of enjoying, and a digital version of an old family favorite board game.

Pocket God (Android) $0.99

One of the most popular games for the iPhone platform has finally made its way to Android. In the game of Pocket God, you are an omnipotent being who rules over an island. You get to decide how you want life to be for the primitive natives that inhabitant the island, offering them blessings, or punishing them for their misdeeds. You are in complete control of every happening on this island, whether it be giving the gift of tools to humanity, or summoning a deadly earthquake. The game also gives its users access to chat rooms, leader boards, achievements, and announcements during gameplay.

Connect 4 (Ad-Free) (Android) ~$1.93

This replica of an old childhood favorite might have you remembering the rainy days of indoor recess. Connect Four is exactly like the two-player plastic checker-pieced board game made by Milton Bradley. Players choose a color and then take turns dropping the checker chips in a hollow, vertically suspended grid. The pieces fall straight down and fill-in circular spaces that are the same size as the game pieces. To win, create a line of four pieces of the same color, either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally before your opponent does. In this version, you can play against your friends or a virtual opponent.