|Top 5 Adventure Games for Android|
Although Android games took some time to pick up in the early days of the platform, there is now abundance of choice for the Android game fanatic and even the adventure category of game is not lacking behind in gaming on the touch screen devices. Here are the top 5 Adventure Games for Android that you can choose from to start a detailed adventure on your hand-held.
Hero of Sparta
Step into the shoes of King Argos as you open your eyes to an unknown beach with your entire fleet along with the boat missing. Your fate lies in the hands of the Gods and who knows what games they are going to play with you; to find out, you have to take up your own epic odyssey. You, the Spartan warrior has to find your way from the Oracle island to Atlantis, as you journey fighting the monsters and trying to avoid your tragic end, your destination is the Underworld where again you will fight the likes of Cyclops, defy Cerberus and go on to challenge the Gods themselves. An epic adventure that empowers you to write your own legend, if you survive till the end that is.
Much similar to the World of Warcraft, Pocket Legends is a game that brings the whole MMORPG experience to the new Android platform. Created by Spacetime Studios, it is a 3D game which has quite good graphics with good level of details and a consistent frame rate 30 fps. Just like World of Warcraft, the players can create their avatars and can customize them using the free or paid upgrades. The gameplay itself is quit exciting as you have to take up the tasks like killing a boss and collecting keys wherein you go on to acquire various skills as you level up. You can even see if any of your friends are online and play as well as chat with them using the simple menu of the game. The game has received quite rave reviews and it is said that one doesn't have to look further than Pocket Legends if you are looking for an Android MMORPG.
Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles
A successful game on the consoles, Assassin's Creed has now made its debut to the Android platform. The game is based on the solid iPhone version, which in turn was based on the solid Nitendo DS version. The game's storyline follows the story of the assassin Altair and serves as a prequel to the main gaming consoles' (Xbox, PS3) version. Ubisoft's this version of the game follows Altair as he goes in search for an artifact called 'The Chalice' which as the power to bring an early merciful end to the Crusades. The player, as Altair, when on his mission to seek 'The Chalice' must use his stealth abilities while he traverses the rooftops beams and the awnings of the city that is the Holy Land. However, Altair at times has the step out of the shadows and draw blood where necessary as well. The gameplay is pretty exhilarating and extensive for Android platform is great entertainment. However, the performance of the game will be dependent on the device's hardware.
Dante: The Inferno
Following the Diablo 2 style, Dante: The Inferno is released by TBS for the Android market. The base story of the game is also similar to that of Diablo a rotates around getting out of hell and saving souls. The protagonist is supposed to go around collecting blue orbs which are lost souls in order to advance in the levels. However, while doing so, the character is faced with many hurdles like tiles that drop from under his feet or tiles that are spiked, enemies that roam the premises and also other obstacles. There is no limit to how many life counts you have, however, the number of times you die is measured in the counter and affects your end game result. The sound effects of the game are good and even the resolution seems to be perfect. What more! The game is free.
A sequel to the top selling ZENONIA game, ZENONIA 2 makes you select from the four characters that have varying abilities (brute-force warrior to powerful sorcerer) and puts you on a adventure to save the planet. Your aim is to go in search for the crystals that will enable you to succeed in your final quest. The graphics have been optimized such that the game can be played on the Android devices without much loss in graphic quality and at the same time, good performance. The music is retro style and mostly suits the stages, however, it could have been better to get the 'splendid' ranking. All in all, the game takes in the footsteps of its predecessor and is one of the best RPG around.