Whether you just want a break, or simply need something to do in between class, there are thousands of games available for Android, some of which we’ve covered already. It’s been a few months since we last broached the topic, however, so we thought it would be worth revisiting again.

When we did cover Android games a few months back, we separated it into free and paid games. This time we decided to lump it all together; free-to-play, paid; we love them all. When you’re picking from such a large pool of content, it’s never easy narrowing it down to just a handful, so our choices might not line up with what you’re playing now.

This time, Mark kept his choices centered mostly around the puzzle variety. Who doesn’t like to exercise their brain every once and a while? It’s summer, which means you need to stay sharp until the next school year arrives.

Let us know what you’ve been playing lately. We’ll have a similar list for iOS, too, so don’t feel left out iPhone users.

The Branch (free)

Stay on the branch as long as you can!

Tap the screen to rotate the world and keep Mike safe.

Get higher scores and collect gems to unlock new characters.

Bird Climb (free)

A simple one touch Multiplayer Arcade game that is impossible to put down. Challenge your friends to play this fun & addictive game and beat their score.

Tap to fly your Bird to the top and avoid the spikes. The faster you tap, the quicker the bird flies. Collect precious gems on your way to unlock fantastic new characters!

Current Flow (free)

Current Flow is a beautiful, engaging and at the same time relaxing game. Solve puzzles by rotating tiles, supplying energy to all light bulbs.

Freaking Math (free)

How to play:
– You have only one second to choose correct answer
– Reach high score!!! – Beat your friends!!!

Does Not Commute (free)

A strategic driving game from the award-winning maker’s of Smash Hit. Does not Commute is a temporal paradox in which you have no one to blame but yourself. What starts out as a relaxing commute in a small town of the 1970’s quickly devolves into traffic chaos with hot dog trucks, sports cars, school buses and dozens of other vehicles. You drive them all. Plan ahead. Don’t be late.

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