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27 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

27 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Welcome to Wednesday, everyone. Typically the middle of the week is slow when it comes to new Android app and game sales, but I still have a few standouts to share today, such as Home Workouts Gym ProAge of Civilizations, and Fluid Simulation. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 27 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games for the middle of the week.

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Pokémon will soon be able to hide behind real-world objects in Pokémon GO

Pokémon will soon be able to hide behind real-world objects in Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO might not be as popular as it used to be, especially amid a pandemic that has many of us staying home as much as we can, but the company behind it is nevertheless working on improving the game. As such, Niantic has announced that it will start testing reality blending next month, which will allow Pokémon to hide behind real-world objects that block your view, just as though they were real.

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How to use a PS4 controller on an Android phone or tablet

How to use a PS4 controller on an Android phone or tablet

The controller for Sony's PlayStation 4, the DualShock 4, is one of the most popular gamepads right now. It's even a great controller for people without PlayStation consoles, since it can also be used with gaming PCs and Android devices. That's right, you could be playing Fortnite, Minecraft, and plenty of other titles on your phone with physical controls with a PlayStation 4 controller.

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Wallace & Gromit are coming to Android in an augmented reality game

Wallace & Gromit are coming to Android in an augmented reality game

Wallace & Gromit: The Big Fix Up is an upcoming augmented reality game for mobile, and it's slated for release in the UK in the fall of 2020 and will be released worldwide at a later date. Since this is a fresh announcement, only a few details have been shared, and so far, we know the game will be animated through CG, and that fans will get to join the duo in their latest business venture as an employee of the Spick & Spanners. Ideally, the game will provide a home-based experience (as in this AR game can easily be played at home), and will support the majority of modern smartphones.

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OnePlus Game Space adds custom Instant Games, playtime stats

OnePlus Game Space adds custom Instant Games, playtime stats

OnePlus is now publishing updates to its Game Space app on the Play Store — something it has already done for its other proprietary OxygenOS apps and a move that a number of OEMs have taken as well. With the migration, updates can come quicker than firmware updates and the beta app gains two new features.

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31 temporarily free and 95 on-sale apps and games for Memorial Day

31 temporarily free and 95 on-sale apps and games for Memorial Day

Welcome to Monday, everyone. Today's Memorial Day, and so there are a ton of sales available, and the vast majority are for video games. This means you can pick up wonderful puzzler Bridge Constructor Portal for half off. Of course, if you're looking for a solid RPG, you'll want to check out the sale for the CRPG Icewind Dale, though if you're looking for something that's designed around relaxation, then the hidden object game Cessabit should definitely be on your radar. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 31 temporarily free and 95 on-sale apps and games for Memorial Day.

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Nintendo 3DS emulator Citra now available for Android

Nintendo 3DS emulator Citra now available for Android

Emulation is key to preserving the history of video games and making them more accessible, so it's always exciting to see emulators make their way to Android. Citra, an emulator for the Nintendo 3DS, has been available on desktop platforms for years, and now the Citra team has finally released an official Android port.

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19 new Android games from the week of May 18, 2020

19 new Android games from the week of May 18, 2020

Welcome to the roundup of the 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 fantastic cult visual novel, the release of the 3DS emulator Citra, and an interesting new 2D platformer from Crescent Moon. So without further ado, here are the new and notable Android games released during the week of May 18th, 2020.

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37 temporarily free and 46 on-sale apps and games for Friday

37 temporarily free and 46 on-sale apps and games for Friday

Welcome to Friday, everyone. Today I have a solid selection of sales, so if you're looking for a few quality games to get you through the weekend, don't miss out on the discounts for This Is the PoliceBulb Boy, and Whale Trail Classic. On top of these awesome games, it looks like Square Enix has listed the first three Dragon Quest titles on sale today. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 37 temporarily free and 46 on-sale apps and games for the end of the week.

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Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Anniversary Edition is a cult visual novel that just landed on Android

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Anniversary Edition is a cult visual novel that just landed on Android

Spike Chunsoft announced that it would be bringing its Danganronpa visual novel series to Android back in April as part of a 10-year anniversary event. Today, the developer has released the first of three games slated for a mobile release. So, of course, the dev has started with the first title in the series, and it's an Anniversary Edition, which means it brings with it improved gameplay systems and a new gallery feature, as well as optimized touchscreen controls.

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