Kongregate Arcade is a mobile app for Android that lets you play more than 300 Adobe Flash games on your phone. At launch, the app also let you download the games so you could play offline, but the Google Android Market has a blanket policy prohibiting apps which let you download other apps (ie: You can’t download an app store from Android’s app store). So Google pulled the app from the Market.

Now it’s back, but Kongregate has removed the app download capabilities. Instead, Flash games open in a web browser.

For the most part, the Kongregate Arcade app works just like the original version. Games are organized by genre, include descriptions and instructions, and user ratings. You can sign in with a Kongregate.com account to synchronize your data between the mobile app and your online account. You just can’t download games to your SD card anymore.

The app does support browser caching — which means you can play the last game you opened in Kongregate Arcade even if you go offline. But as far as I can tell there’s no way to cache more than one game at a time. That means you’d best pick your favorite Flash game before getting on an airplane.

Kongregate Arcade is available as a free download from the Android Market. It requires Adobe Flash Player 10.1 to run, and supports Android 2.2 and up.

via Joystiq

Brad Linder

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