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[Update: New co-op trailer] Pokémon Masters features strategic real-time battles, and it's coming to Android this summer

In May we learned from a DeNA financial briefing that the developer had teamed up with The Pokémon Company to release a smartphone game based on the Pokémon license, and today the studio has unveiled new details about this upcoming title. It's called Pokémon Masters, and apparently, it's a 3v3 real-time strategy battle game that will land on Android sometime this summer.

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[Update: Out now, and it's awful] The Gang Sells Out: 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' is getting a mobile game

That's right, a TV show that has in the past ridiculed the addictiveness of online video games is actually jumping on the mobile gaming bandwagon with little to no sense of irony. Not only is It’s Always Sunny: The Gang Goes Mobile an actual free-to-play Android game set to release later this year, but it will include questionable mechanics such as collecting fan-favorite characters. As if the last two seasons of the TV show weren't bad enough, now we can expect this blatant cash grab to hit the Play Store before the year is out.

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Kongregate acquires Bit Heroes, a popular mobile RPG

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27 temporarily free and 17 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Yet another week is halfway gone, so here are some app sales for you. Today's list is long for a Wednesday and even features two games I really enjoy, Reed and I Am Reed. Have fun.

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Plants vs. Zombies 3 is out in pre-alpha for Android, but for a limited number of players

This came out of nowhere, but apparently, Electronic Arts is testing an open pre-alpha build for Plants vs. Zombies 3 on Android. If you'd like to get in, simply navigate to the new Play Store listing and then install the game. At first, I had trouble getting past the splash screen, but eventually, I was able to jump into the title's first stage. So if you'd like to check out what EA has up its sleeve for the next iteration of Plants vs. Zombies, now's your chance.

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PUBG Mobile 0.13.5 update includes redesigned season system, new submachine gun, and plenty more

In June we received the 0.13.0 patch for PUBG Mobile, and now that a month has rolled by, it's time again for yet another update. The version number will be bumped to 0.13.5, and while the update does not appear to be live in the US just yet, it should land on the Play Store by the end of the day. This version update also signals the start Season 8, which should begin in the next day or two, though if you're interested in the majority of changes that come with the .5 version bump, make sure to click the read more button to check out these details in full.

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25 temporarily free and 17 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Welcome to yet another week. July keeps trucking along, so here is a list of app sales for you. It's a smaller list after the weekend, but Trine 2 for the Shield TV is here.

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16 best new Android games released this week including Dr. Mario World, The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, and Bananagrams: The Official Game

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 a free-to-play mobile adaptation for Nintendo's Dr. Mario franchise, a re-release of an Ubisoft dungeon crawler, and a new board game adaptation from Asmodee Digital. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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20 of the most relaxing puzzle games for Android phones and tablets

Relaxing with a game after a hard day of work isn't always as easy at it seems, especially if you have trouble finding games on the Play Store. So I'm here with a new game roundup to help in this endeavor. I've dug up 20 of the chillest puzzle games I could find, and have listed them below by order of price. I've thrown in a few personal favorites to forgo many of the titles you would find in similar lists around the web, in the hope that you may discover a few gems. So without further ado, here are 20 of the most relaxing puzzle games currently available on the Play Store.

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