Published on December 24th, 2013 | by James Maxwell


I’m Dreaming of an Indie Christmas

Here at SGD we wanted to put together a collection of the best indie made Christmas games on Google Play for all of you. There have been some really fun ones released, so check out the games below to put you into the Christmas spirit!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone from Super Game Droid!

Christmas Grooh from Digi Dingo

The lovable mysterious creature Grooh is back in a whole new Christmas adventure! This adventure takes place in Xmas Land, the place that children of all ages dream of!  Grooh hears that the Xmas land has whatever you could possibly wish for and he goes there in hopes of finding his beloved pineapples. You’ll follow Grooh as he ventures through this snowy wonderland and help him through this new Christmas world!

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  • Smooth and intuitive controls using the Touch Screen interface
  • Beautiful graphics and detailed animations optimized for the Retina Display
  • Enjoy lovely music and sounds
  • Use boxes, teleporters, slide over ice and walk on special fields to finish the level
  • Collect gold medals and improve your Grooh score
  • Explore 60 challenging rooms


Christmas Invaders from Hovel Games

Christmas Invaders is a new Christmas-themed Space Invaders games from the indie developers at Hovel Games. This game takes the challenging classic arcade gameplay you know and love and mixes it with some great Christmas-y graphics. You’ll be using the game’s simple tilt controls to to fend off wave after wave of festive Christmas invaders. Santa and his reindeer even make an appearance in the game and if you’re lucky enough to hit him you’ll be awarded with bonus points and lives. So step back in time, get into the Christmas spirit and have a go at the festive Christmas Invaders game!



  • Free to download on iOS and Android
  • Seasonal christmas level designs, just like your classic Xmas knits!
  • Awesome old school sound effects
  • Facebook Leaderboards
  • Simple gameplay, perfect for any age


Dots and Boxes Christmas from Upsilon Games

Dots and Boxes is a classic pen and paper game that is now available on your phone…. and it’s Christmas-y! Upsilon Games games has released a special Christmas edition of their popular Dots & Boxes game that is only available for the Christmas & New Year holidays! This festive edition of the game sports a great Christmas design and some holiday music too – in addition to some other tweaks to the gameplay. So get ready to play against a friend or set up a match against the game’s challenging CPU this holiday season!

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  • One Player vs Android
  • Two Players
  • Three difficulty levels
  • Mute and Unmute sound
  • Move to SD Card support.


Elf Punt from Be-Rad Entertainment

Be-Rad Entertainment, the maker of the popular games War Games: WOPR and Serious Sam: Kamikaze Attack! have released a fun Christmas themed endless-runner onto Google Play called Elf Punt. In Elf Punt you play as a slobbering Yeti that is riding a stolen reindeer and the only thing on his mind is sweet sweet candy! Where will he get this candy though? Well, from the elves of course! Due to a lack of candy you find yourself in a weakened state and you’ll need to fill up on candy to and upgrade your powers to their prior glory!

See Elf Punt in action: Here

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Quiet Christmas from Nostatic Software

Nostatic Software brings another game to its Quiet Please line of games called Quiet Christmas. It’s Christmas Eve and all you want is some peace and quiet. You just want to go to bed and wake up early on Christmas morning, but the tree is broken, the house it too cold, Mr. Peabody’s tacky Xmas display is annoying, and your brat of a brother won’t go to bed! Explore this annoying Christmas-y environment and solve a number of new puzzles in this old-school adventure game.



  • Classic adventure game fun on your hand-held device.
  • Colorful retro-styled graphics.
  • Explore a lighthearted and humorous environment.
  • Use your wits and the items you find to get the house ready for Christmas.


Santoo from Heartmade Entertainments

“Santoo” is a series of challenges that Santa takes in order to reach his goal – to find the children’s presents that he has lost! To get them back you’ll have to help him jump through the Christmas trees and explore the charms of each of the game’s festive levels. Santa needs your help so download Santoo today and give him a much needed hand!

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  • Great graphics
  • Special objects in each level
  • Innovative drag to jump controls
  • 80 challenging levels with funny stories
  • Realistic comic-based animations


Sleighrunner from Bluebutton Games

Bluebutton Games, the indie developer that created the popular first person puzzler Polarity (which is currently on sale for Christmas!) has put a fun new Christmas themed endless runner onto Google Play called Sleighrunner. In Sleighrunner you fly Santa’s sleigh as you deliver presents to children around the world. You’ll drop presents, collect coins, and use special power-ups while dodging rocket Christmas trees, avoiding ice mines, and most importantly saving Christmas!

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  • Fast paced runner gameplay
  • Collect Chocolate Coins to buy powerups!
  • Eat Mince Pies to increase your score!
  • Fly with Rudolph and the other reindeer!
  • Global Leaderboards
  • 10 Awesome Achievements

Super Mega Worm Vs Santa Saga from Deceased Pixel

Ah, the Super Mega Worm series of games. What could be more fun than taking control of a giant worm that is more than capable of causing mass destruction? The idea of using your super powers to battle the forces of the North Pole might not sound too Christmas-y… but once you realise that the elves, Santa, and the other festive characters are truly EVIL you’ll quickly understand what you must do. Super Mega Worm Vs. Santa Saga is actually a special bundle that includes both Super Mega Worm Vs Santa part 1 and part 2. This means you’ll be getting two epic games for the price of one! Not too bad, eh? This bundle is currently priced at just $0.99 which is sure to put just about everyone into a festive mood! Do you think you’ll be able to save the world from the evil forces of the North Pole?

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  • Includes both Super Mega Worm Vs Santa Part 1 and Part 2.
  • 15 Action Packed Levels in Each Game
  • 2 Chaotic Game Modes
  • Epic Final Battle with Santa
  • New Destructive Super Abilities
  • 3 New Music Tracks
  • Google Play Leaderboards and Achievements
  • Moga Controller Support
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is both co-founder and co-editor of SGD. I am a university student in Edmonton Canada, and I’m a huge fan of all things Android; especially the hottest new indie games.

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