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[Update: New teaser, livestream] Google plans for gaming conference news stoke streaming-service fires

Several news outlets are reporting receiving invitations from Google for an announcement set to take place at the 2019 GDC (Game Developer Conference) next month. Details included in the invitation itself are sparse, apparently stating only that "all will be revealed" at a keynote during the conference on March 19th at 10AM PT, 1PM ET. This effective announcement of an upcoming announcement has renewed speculation surrounding Google's potential entry into the game-streaming market.

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Returner Zhero - Final Cut is a beautiful puzzle adventure sequel that's finally made its way to Android

Returner Zhero - Final Cut is the sequel to Fantastic, yes's first foray into the puzzle adventure genre Returner 77. It comes to the Play Store six months after the iOS release and offers a stand-alone story where the player takes on the role of a scientist who spent the last five years of their life frozen on an alien spacecraft. By solving ever-increasingly challenging puzzles, you may just find a way off the ship and back to Earth.

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Niantic's Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is available on the Play Store for pre-registration

Niantic has revealed in an official blog post a first look at its upcoming augmented reality game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, and as of this morning the title is available on the Play Store for pre-registration. The blog post covers the basic premise of the game. Players will be able to take part in a unique Wizarding experience by saving a world befallen by a calamity as a recruit of the Statute of Secrecy Task Force.

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37 temporarily free and 59 on-sale apps and games to begin the week

Good day, all. Hope that Daylight Savings hasn't been too rough on you, assuming you live where it's observed. I have a new list of app sales for you today, and it even features some goodies like a few Asmodee games.

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22 best new Android games released this week including This War of Mine: Stories, RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, and Tick Tock: A Tale for Two

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 new story offered as a stand-alone expansion for the survival game This War of Mine, a relisting of Atari's RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, and a unique puzzle game that requires two people to play at once. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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31 temporarily free and 45 on-sale apps and games to start the weekend, including Icewind Dale

Well, another week is over, so here's some app sales to kick off the weekend right. Today's list has some good stuff in it, including Icewind Dale. Enjoy your weekend and I'll see you all on Monday.

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Atari re-publishes Roller Coaster Tycoon Classic after accidentally making it free

Atari hasn't been a great keeper of the Roller Coaster Tycoon franchise over the past decade. That's why 2016's Roller Coaster Tycoon Classic, a faithful remake of RCT2 for iOS and Android, was something of a great surprise. The game was pulled from the Play Store earlier this year, but it has returned — under a new listing, anyway.

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Nintendo encourages its smartphone game development partners to limit revenue, focus on high-quality fun

Nintendo is reportedly encouraging its smartphone game development partners to focus on fun instead of maximum revenue. It would appear that Nintendo sees the smartphone gaming market as a way to increase interest in its properties with the hope that its smartphone customers will find their way to the console market, the company's bread and butter.

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[Bonus Round] Powernode, Tiltagon Turbo, Cure Hunters, Calculator 2: The Game, .Connect., and Bullet League

Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android games of the day that we couldn't get to during our regular news rounds. Consider this a quick update for the dedicated gamers who can't wait for our weekly roundups, and don't want to wade through a whole day's worth of news just to get their pixelated fix. Today we've got a couple of minimal puzzle games, an enjoyable tilt-control arcade game, a gorgeous pixel-based 2D platformer, a puzzle game themed around a calculator, and a side-scrolling battle royale shooter. Without further ado:

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26 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday, including Evoland 2

It's Wednesday again, so here are some app sales for you. Today's list features some goodies, especially Evoland 2. So have at it and see if anything here catches your eye.

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