Things started warming up considerably in April, and we're not just talking about the weather. It was a solid month for mobile gaming.

Only one game scored a 9 out of 10 Gold Award from us in April, but there were a bunch of other efforts that really weren't far off. We had to deliberate for, oh, a good 30 seconds to decide which games would make the cut.

Special shout out to PGA Shoot Out, which we suspect will somehow survive the disappointment of its omission, and also Stone for featuring a pot-smoking koala.

May promises to be an exciting month for iOS and Android gamers. You can read about that elsewhere, though. Right now, here are the five mobile games that we've been enjoying most in April.