Eternal Legacy leads Android Games of the Week

by Kristen Nicole

It’s been quite a week for game platforms, with even the more established launching new Android titles. Gameloft introduced Eternal Legacy into the fold, while GRave Defense brought an Easter update version to the Market. Pinball is also carving a nice niche for Android gamers, with a new release and new update this week.

Epic new releases

Gameloft’s latest Android release is Eternal Legacy, a role-playing game which aims to appeal to  the widening Android gamer demographic. With a crisp fantasy theme, the vengeful journey involves a major rescue and plenty of battles along the way. Talk to fellow gamers, team up with them for battle scenes, and even receive quests. This non-market HD game costs the standard $4.99 for Gameloft titles.

GRave Defense is famous for its holiday releases, so an Easter update comes as no surprise. The popular tower defense game has new maps and monsters just for Easter, with plenty of updated bonuses and achievements, all of which you’ll have to unlock. Protect your territory as enemies try to invade, building up your resources and weaponry, growing your empire all along. GRave Defense’s holiday edition is free.

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Ballsy games

Pinball Deluxe has gotten a recent update, with a new Wild West table to try out. This free pinball game has several tables to choose from, giving you a different gaming experience every time. The graphics in this Android game are quite nice, so it’s easy to get hooked on the pinball tables alone. Multi-featured for high-end Android devices, Pinball Deluxe’s update is worth checking out.

A new pinball game has landed on the Market, edging in on Pinball Deluxe’s territory. Enzo’s Pinball is a sensory game that uses your Android’s tilt control and multi-touch capabilities to enhance gameplay, with three specialized tables to master. Enzo’s Pinball also costs a bit more, with a $1.50 price tag.

Shoot Bubble Pro is the latest take on this game format, with over 250 levels of strategy. Shoot colored balls at the configuration of multi-colored balls at the top of the screen, matching them to clear the board. The more complex the configuration, the more difficult your job becomes. Free, this Android game is difficult to put down.

Another ball-shooter is 180, the popular iOS title that’s recently launched in the Android Market. Shoot matching orbs to clear the board, and earn bonus points with skilled combos. The catch in this game is that your balls’ alignment changes with a coin flip, essentially giving you an entirely new board to work with. Change game modes, characters and themes to play fresh takes on 180. This game is free.

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