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Top 5 Oddball Games on Android

Best ways to freak out on Android

There's room for the weird, the inscrutable, and the enigmatic in all media - including in video games. Yes, even on your gorgeous pick-up-and-play Android device.

While everyone loves a straightforward cutesy timewaster or a traditional RPG, sometimes you want something a little different from your games. Something with a unique flavour, an unusual art style, or a bonkers narrative.

Check out our Top 5 oddball games on Android list and prepare to be freaked out.

It's probably best you don't ask why with any of these games. Just enjoy.

Things keep blowing up every 20 seconds. It's up to you and your pixellated hero to find a quick solution to the related conundrums and quite literally defuse each situation. The only thing is: none of the solutions follow any kind of logic whatsoever. Bonkers.
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9.1
In the vast majority of platformers, it's your job to preserve the life of the protagonist. I mean, that's a bare minimum requirement. Not in Karoshi, however. In YoYo Games's platformer, you dream up the quickest way to kill a suicidal Japanese salaryman possible. Taste? Who said anything about taste?
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8.7
Everything about Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery is gloriously off-kilter. For one thing, it looks like no other game out there - its beautiful pixel-art landscapes are a joy to behold. For another, its gorgeous sound design is vital to solving its mysteries. The only way to fully understand it is to play it, and even then...
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8.5
In this twisted twin-stick shooter from Butterscotch Shenanigans, you play an elderly gentleman with a magic monocle that spits out live animal ammunition. When these 'bullets' hit home, a random phrase pops up. "Spleen", for example, or "Greek Debt". Okaaaay....
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8.5
It might well be the case that we've saved the oddest until last. In Enviro-Bear 2010, you see, you play a bear hunting for food... in a clapped-out hatchback. To make matters odder, your bear can only use one limb to drive this car, leaving you to guide its solitary paw to the steering wheel, accelerator, and gear stick, while simultaneously clawing food into its gullet. Wibble!
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7.3
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