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Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare and its free-to-play mecha combat charges onto the Play Store

Earlier this month we learned that Bandai Namco would bring its collection-based Gunpla battle game to Android before the summer was over, and at the time an iOS listing offered a clue that August 21st would be the expected release date. It would appear that Bandai has pulled the trigger a little early. As of this morning, the English version of Gundam Battle is officially available on the Google Play Store.

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41 temporarily free and 61 on-sale apps and games for Monday

Welcome to the beginning of the workweek, everyone. Today I have over one-hundred Android apps and games that are currently on sale, and I've highlighted the more interesting titles in bold, which should make discovery a little easier, so make sure to snag these sales while they last.

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[Update: Log-in will be optional] Bethesda just released DOOM and DOOM II on the Play Store

In celebration of DOOM's 25th anniversary, Bethesda has released official ports for DOOM and DOOM II on the Google Play Store. Each title is available for $4.99, and since they are both premium releases, you won't have to worry about any advertisements or in-app purchases.

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18 best new Android games released this week including DOOM, DOOM II, and Pavilion: Touch Edition

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 the classic first-person shooters DOOM and DOOM II, plus I have the official release for Pavilion: Touch Edition, an updated version of the stylish puzzler that allows for touchscreen-based gameplay. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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10 of the best minimalist word games available on Android in 2019

As a fan of minimal word games, I thought it might be a good idea to round up a few of my favorites. I find that I often get annoyed by busy UIs, especially in word games, so I tend to lean more towards the titles that are built with a focus on gameplay instead of bright colors and shiny buttons. This is why I've hand-selected ten of the best Android word games that offer a minimalist theme. Instead of placing these games in order of my personal preference, I've listed them out by order of price, which should make it easy for everyone to find the titles that suit them best.

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38 temporarily free and 61 on-sale apps and games for Friday

Welcome to Friday, everyone. Today I have almost one-hundred Android apps and games that are currently on sale, and I've highlighted the more exciting titles in bold, which should make discovery a little easier. So go ahead and dig in, and don't forget to have a good weekend folks!

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It's game over for Pokémon Duel on October 31

This morning The Pokemon Company updated the Play Store description for its digital board game Pokémon Duel to notify players that the game's service will end on October 31st, 2019. This may come to a few of you as a surprise, but with so many new mobile-oriented Pokémon games on the horizon, I suppose it's time to separate the wheat from the chaff.

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Nintendo Switch expected to get unofficial Android ROM within the next few days

Late yesterday, the developers responsible for the long-awaited Android ROM for the Nintendo Switch (a group known as switchroot) pushed up a thread to the XDA forums describing most of its upcoming features, limitations, and even the installation process. All that's missing at this point is download links, but the page says the developers expect to have them posted soon — on the order of days.

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15 temporarily free and 20 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Another week is half over and summer keeps boiling on. We have a small list of app sales for you today, so have fun and be sure to pop by for Matt's roundup on Friday.

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Download the new Game Space app from OnePlus' Android Q beta

Many smartphone manufacturers, including OnePlus, have been integrating their own game mode tweaks that allow you to enjoy a title with enhanced performance or diminished interruptions. A new app by OnePlus called "Game Space" builds upon the company's existing Gaming and "Fnatic" modes, giving you a gallery-style launcher for of all your installed games, plus quick access to game mode's configuration options outside the Settings app.

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