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26 temporarily free and 26 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Yet another week is half over, so here are some app sales to celebrate. Today's list isn't all that great, but that's how it is most of the time.

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Chessplode modernizes chess for mobile with exploding pieces, and it's surprisingly fun

Juanma Altamirano's quirky board game Chessplode recently arrived on the Play Store, and if you're a fan of chess, I wholeheartedly recommend giving this game a go. Unlike a regular round of chess, there's an explosion mechanic in Chessplode that completely changes how the game is played, while still remaining familiar. You can choose to play solo, or against friends online, and there's even a level editor for those that wish to create and share their own challenges.

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PUBG Mobile 0.14.0 update adds a new Infection mode and map, playable zombies, and a new pirate theme

It's been almost a month since the 0.13.5 update for PUBG Mobile dropped on the Play Store, and today it would appear that the 0.14.0 update is here. PUBG Mobile's Play Store listing was recently updated with a new changelog that stipulates a few of the more important additions coming with today's update. The highlight is, of course, the new Infection mode and map that brings along playable zombies, but you can also expect to find a new pirate theme in the menu, as well as some improvements to the character and mission systems.

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Tropico is finally coming to Android September 5, and you can pre-register starting today

Feral Interactive has announced today that it will finally bring the construction management sim Tropico 3 to Android. The port was previously released on iOS for iPads and eventually iPhones under the title Tropico, and today's news means Android users will be able to get in on the fun on September 5th. It will land as a premium release, which means you'll be able to pick it up for $11.99, and there will be no advertisements or in-app purchases included.
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Samsung's PlayGalaxy Link game streaming service will launch in September

With the unveiling of the Galaxy Note10 last week, Samsung also briefly touched upon an upcoming PC-to-phone game streaming service. We've since found out that it's called Play Galaxy Link and will launch in September, just in time for it to compete with Google's Stadia when that arrives in November.

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Play Store developers can now tag apps with keywords to help discovery

Publishers want their apps to be found. People want to search for apps. The Play Store has ways of letting the two meet through various promotions, sectioning, categories, and, now, tags: developers are now able to describe their apps with up to five words or phrases.

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29 temporarily free and 30 on-sale apps and games to begin the week

Welcome to another week, everyone. I have another round of app sales for you. Today's list contains Planescape: Torment, but that's about all that's notable.

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18 best new Android games released this week including The Black Widow, They Breathe, and OXXO

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have an interesting take on the murder-mystery format, a creepy game about a frog surviving in a flooded forest, and the latest puzzler from Hamster On Coke Games. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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Partner up for 15 of the best Android co-op games available in 2019

In my many years of covering mobile games, I've noticed that there are a lot of people out there actively looking for co-op games to play with their partner. This is why I've taken the time to round up some of the best co-op games available on Android. I've ordered the list by price, with paid games up top, and free-to-play games towards the bottom. So whether you live with your significant other, or happily reside in separate households, I've dug up more than few worthwhile co-op games that should be suitable for just about anyone looking to partner up on Android.

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15 temporarily free and 45 on-sale apps and games for the weekend

It's finally Friday, so here's a huge list of app sales to celebrate. Today's theme is games, so if you're looking for something new to play on the plane, train, or what have you, today's a good day to find something.

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