Trying to discover new games in the Google Play store is a huge pain in the rear. Most of the games you find either run poorly, or are shoddy clones of more popular apps like Temple Run or Words with Friends. In order to cut through the noise and find games you'll actually enjoy, I recommend downloading Applorer.
Applorer is an Android app that makes game recommendations based on which games you play the most on your phone or tablet. The app works really well, and can help you in finding hidden gems that you may never have found otherwise. Applorer has been on Google Play for a while now, but its most recent update (which should be live on the store by the time you read this) turns the app into something closely resembling Microsoft's Xbox Live or Apple's Game Center.
You can now create groups around specific games, add other Applorer users to a universal friends list, and get better game recommendations based on what your friends are playing. The update serves to make the app more social, and makes it easier to find other people to play games with.
If you're a gamer who's been itching for a new game to play on your Android phone or tablet, then Applorer should peak your interest. The app's recommendations are usually spot-on, and this most recent update will help in finding games that you can play with your friends. The developer of the app says that it is constantly working to improve Applorer and the types of games it suggests, and I can't wait to see what new features its next major update brings in tow.
This story, "Applorer is Xbox Live for Android" was originally published by TechHive.