Fresh Android Apps for June 13: Navy Seal, Parashoot Lite, Shot Puzzle 2

by Ian Black

This time it’s war – at least for the first two apps on today’s fresh Android list. Navy Seal and Parashoot put you in direct contact with enemy soldiers. Fight for freedom and a high score. When it’s time for a little R&R, try Shot Puzzle 2, a relaxing and challenging visual game.

Navy Seal (Free)

Did the raid on Osama Bin Laden’s McMansion in Pakistan get you fired up about Navy Seals? This opportunistic game lets you get in on the action.

Welcome to a secret Navy Seal training base – where the training for the capture/kill mission is taking place. Play in first person shooter style amidst a variety of settings from a street scene to an airport terminal. Like in real life, you’ll want to shoot the bad guys and not the innocent bystanders. Modes include Campaign, Survivor, and Time Trial.

This free version is limited in levels, but an in-app purchase adds more. At least you can try before you buy.

Parashoot Lite (Free)

The enemy is parachuting in from helicopters and planes above. You’ll need to defend the homeland with a directional cannon.

Inspired by the classic arcade games Sabotage and ParaTroopers from the 1980s, the look and feel remains pure retro, but the action is fast and furious. You can shoot either the paratroopers or their parachutes to repel the attack. Watch for falling bombs as well. OpenFeint lets you share your victory with others.

If you want more levels and infinite play mode, you’ll need the full version.

Shot Puzzle 2 (Free)

Not all puzzles are alike. This one involves knocking balls around, billiards-style, attempting to have only one remain on screen. Each level has one and only one solution.

Challenge yourself through 450 ever-increasingly difficult levels with nine modes separating kids from “geniuses”. OpenFeint supports lets you share your achievements and invite others to play.

Two different themes – light and dark – provide a minimalist elegance to the game.

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