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13 temporarily free and 32 on-sale apps and games for the end of October

Halloween is tomorrow, so I hope everyone is ready for the spooks and the kids dressed up and so on. Here at AP, well, we don't do much for Halloween, but I do have app sales to help you get it started. Have at it.

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Razer's Junglecat is a versatile $100 Bluetooth gaming controller for Android

Today Razer announced a two-piece gaming controller called the Junglecat that sticks on to the left and right sides of your phone, making the finished setup looking like a Nintendo Switch. The Junglecat offers gamers a distraction-free gaming experience by eliminating the need to use fingers to control the on-screen action. When utilized as intended, however, it is only limited to four smartphone models as it requires giving up your personal phone case for its own.

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Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs brings bird-flinging fun into the real world

The original Angry Birds was one of the first cultural phenomenons in mobile gaming, eventually spawning multiple sequels, a movie franchise, and a really ugly dress. Now, there's an augmented reality version of Angry Birds, and you can play it on any Android device with ARCore compatibility. There are ads and in-app purchases, but the game is pretty fun.

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14 temporarily free and 56 on-sale apps and games, including Stardew Valley and QuickEdit Pro

Welcome to October's last Monday. Halloween is just around the corner, and we're likely to see a lot app sales pop up this week. Today's is getting off to a good start with that, what with the large list below and all. Have fun, y'all, and see you on Wednesday.

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26 new Android games from the week of October 21: The King of Fighters ALLSTAR, ROME: Total War - Alexander, and The Swords of Ditto

Welcome to the roundup of the latest Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have an F2P King of Fighters sidescrolling brawler, the latest stand-alone expansion for ROME: Total War, and a gorgeous Zelda-like from Devolver Digital. So without further ado, here are the more notable Android games released during the week of October 21st, 2019.

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27 temporarily free and 31 on-sale apps and games for the weekend

Well, the final full week of October is coming to a close. It's the weekend, or close enough, so that means it's time to celebrate with some app sales! As usual, the selection is meh, but there might something worth your while here. Enjoy.

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Fortnite Installer has become the new 'Epic Games' app

After declaring in December that Epic Games would be launching its own Android app store sometime in 2019, that day seems to finally have arrived. When you go to fornite.com/android on your phone, the Fornite Installer APK file you install is now called the Epic Games app and it comes with a new icon.

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[Update: Now available] ROME: Total War - Alexander is coming to Android on October 24, and you can pre-reg right now

It would appear that Feral Interactive has been quite busy with its mobile ports for the ROME: Total War series. Back in December of 2018 ROME: Total War was released on the Play Store, and then in June 2019 the standalone expansion ROME: Total War – Barbarian Invasion arrived. As of this morning, the second standalone expansion ROME: Total War - Alexander made its way to the Play Store as a pre-registration listing, and thanks to a recent press release, we know that the game will be officially available for purchase on October 24th for $4.99.

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[Update: Out now] The Swords of Ditto is a Zelda-inspired action RPG now up for pre-registration on Android

The Swords of Ditto is an adorable cartoon Zelda-like from Onebitbeyond that was initially published on PCs and consoles by Devolver Digital in 2018, and we just learned that the game is coming to Android and that you can pre-register on the Play Store right now. This is a compact action RPG that sports a 9-hour campaign where you'll explore a dangerous overworld, delve into threatening dungeons, and improve your hero in a pleasant village. How you approach the game is entirely up to you, which means you're free to dive into the title's many dungeons in whatever order you wish.

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