So you just got a shiny new Nexus 5! Now what? Every time I get a new phone or device I always download the latest games and apps that truly take advantage of the new hardware. This article should help you find a few great games to showoff on your new Nexus 5. We have also included direct links to download these games. If you have come across some amazing games, tell us about them in the comments. Enjoy!
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 $2.99
One of the greatest adventures of all time re-mastered for mobile devices!
Speed back in time and discover the game that first united Sonic the Hedgehog with his amazing flying sidekick Miles “Tails” Prower. Run through high speed levels packed with enemies and hazards as you zoom along loop de loops in your mission to destroy the devious Dr. Eggman. This definitive version has been fully built from the ground up for mobile devices, featuring re-mastered graphics and audio, and all new game content.
A CLASSIC ADVENTURE
Race as Sonic and Tails through high speed environments such as Casino Night and Chemical Plant. Destroy Dr. Eggman in epic boss battles or aim for the high score in Sonic 2’s iconic half pipe Special Stage.
EXCLUSIVE NEW CONTENT
An all new ‘Boss Attack mode’ challenges the player to defeat all of the game’s devious bosses in one run. Additionally choose to play the game as Knuckles in addition to Sonic and Tails.
EXCLUSIVE NEW LEVELS
For the first time ever explore the mysterious Hidden Palace Zone. These lost levels feature undiscovered enemies, new hazards and a climatic showdown with Dr. Eggman.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas $6.99
Five years ago, Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas, a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs and corruption. Where filmstars and millionaires do their best to avoid the dealers and gangbangers.
Now, it’s the early 90’s. Carl’s got to go home. His mother has been murdered, his family has fallen apart and his childhood friends are all heading towards disaster.
On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets.
Rockstar Games brings its biggest release to mobile yet with a vast open-world covering the state of San Andreas and its three major cities – Los Santos, San Fierro and Las Venturas – with enhanced visual fidelity and over 70 hours of gameplay.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas features:
• Remastered, high-resolution graphics built specifically for mobile including lighting enhancements, an enriched color palette and improved character models.
• Cloud save support for playing across all your mobile devices for Rockstar Social Club Members.
• Dual analog stick controls for full camera and movement control.
• Three different control schemes and customizable controls with contextual options to display buttons only when you need them.
• Compatible with the MoGa Wireless Game Controllers and select Bluetooth and USB gamepads.
• Integrated with Immersion tactile effects.
• Tailor your visual experience with adjustable graphic settings.
Languages Supported: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian and Japanese.
For optimal performance, we recommend re-booting your device after downloading and closing other applications when playing Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
AN EXPLOSIVE NEW GAME FROM THE CREATORS OF FRUIT NINJA AND JETPACK JOYRIDE!
Colossatron: Massive World Threat is the story of the biggest and most powerful being to ever wage war against mankind. But this time – YOU get to be the bad guy!
Take control of a giant robotic snake and smash through cities with ease as you fight to create the most fearsome weapon of all time. Your objective is simple: DESTROY EVERYTHING!
Build and shape Colossatron to overcome the formidable forces of General Moustache and his military units. Battles will intensify quickly as tanks, boom trucks and even aerial bombers swarm Colossatron in seemingly overwhelming numbers.
The key to victory lies in building Colossatron by attaching colored Powercores as they appear. Different colors and unlockable gadgets can be combined to form bigger, badder weapons and stronger Powercores, with thousands of potential combinations. Use everything at your disposal to become the ultimate
The mayhem is broadcast live via the Action News 6 helicopter, with regular story updates from Rick Dalton and Katie Hazard. A collateral damage counter monitors your progress as the battle continues at a furious pace across the globe.
Colossatron: Massive World Threat is fast, fun and non-stop action. The battle starts NOW!
Chaotic Campaign – Explode your way through seven continents on a destructive trail spanning the entire globe!
Epic Boss Fights – Throw down against giant mechs, ballistic gunships and more in a furious fight for survival!
Devastating Weaponry – Crush your enemies with a huge arsenal of powerful weapons, impressive upgrades and high-tech gadgets. There are thousands of potential combinations!
Intense Survival Challenges – Compete against friends in the ultimate test of skill and strategy.
Shadowrun Returns $6.99
Chosen #1 Best Android Game of 2013
“A masterpiece of a turn-based RPG that every gamer worth his salt should experience.” -Abhimanyu Ghoshal, Android Shock
“Shadowrun Returns drops players headfirst into this richly realized fiction, combining classic role-playing storytelling with modern tactical battles . . . running the shadows has never been more fun.” – 8.5/10 – Game Informer
MAN MEETS MAGIC & MACHINE. The year is 2054. Magic has returned to the world, awakening powerful creatures of myth and legend. Technology merges with flesh and consciousness. Elves, trolls, orks and dwarves walk among us, while ruthless corporations bleed the world dry. You are a shadowrunner – a mercenary living on the fringes of society, in the shadows of massive corporate arcologies, surviving day-by-day on skill and instinct alone. When the powerful or the desperate need a job done, you get it done… by any means necessary.
The unique cyberpunk-meets-fantasy world of Shadowrun has gained a huge cult following since its creation nearly 25 years ago. Now, creator Jordan Weisman returns to the world of Shadowrun, modernizing this classic game setting as a single player, turn-based tactical RPG.
- The complete Shadowrun Returns campaign (12+ hours of gameplay!) optimized for touchscreen input
- Explore a grim cyberpunk future where magic and technology rule the streets
- Make every action count in gripping, turn-based tactical combat
- Create and customize your character from one of six unique archetypes
- Over 350 different weapons, spells and abilities: sling fireballs, kneecap enemies with your shotgun, or roundhouse kick them in the face!
Asphalt 8: Airborne Free
The best Android arcade racing game series reaches a new turning point! Perform dynamic, high-speed aerial stunts in an intense driving experience powered by a brand-new physics engine!
LUXURY DREAM CARS
• 47 high-performance cars (80% of them NEW!)
• Top licensed manufacturers and models such as Lamborghini Veneno, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari FXX and Pagani Zonda R
• Newly recorded high-fidelity car motor sounds for realistic audio immersion
• Hit the ramps and take the race above the track
• Perform barrel rolls and wild 360º jumps
• Maneuver through the air and pull stunts while racing
NEW EXOTIC LOCATIONS
• Race in 9 different settings, such as Venice, French Guiana, Iceland, the Nevada Desert and other exciting locations!
• All tracks available in original and mirror variations in Career mode
• Discover plenty of hidden shortcuts
NEW FEATURES FOR SPEED FREAKS
• 8 seasons & 180 events in Career mode
• Stunning visuals thanks to next-gen shaders, real-time geometry reflection & other amazing effects for a new simulation of speed!
• A detailed damage system like nothing you’ve seen before
• Check out the new Infected and Drift Gate game modes
SIMULTANEOUS MULTIPLAYER & GHOST CHALLENGES
• Simultaneous multiplayer action for up to 8 real opponents!
• Dare friends to asynchronous races in your favorite cars
• Compare scores on the new leaderboards with friends and drivers around the world
• Share your racing achievements and prove that you’re the ultimate speed machine
MUSIC TO REV YOUR SOUL
• A heart-thumping mix of amazing licensed music for your game
• Featuring real tracks from Bloc Party, Mutemath & The Crystal Method!
A game for fans of extreme arcade racing, with real dream cars and phenomenal graphics that will also please racing simulation enthusiasts.
Asphalt 8: Airborne is now MOGA Enhanced! Available at major retailers, carrier stores and online on the MOGAanywhere website.