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20 temporarily free and 20 on-sale apps and games for Friday

TGIF, y'all. The weekend before Google I/O is almost here, so savor it because next week is going to be nuts. There will be the regularly-scheduled app sales and I'll try to get them out early in the mornings so that you have some time to look through them before I/O news starts. Unlike Wednesday's roundup – which still has goodies like the Evoland games and KOTOR on sale – today's is quite small.

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[Bonus Round] Kingsman - The Secret Service Game, SpellForce: Heroes & Magic, Shards of Infinity, Ana The Game, Golf Blitz, and Tales of Wind

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 stealth-based strategy game that takes place in the world of the Kingsman, a turn-based strategy RPG from a long-running series, a digital adaptation of a popular physical card game, an adventure game that takes place on an in-game phone, Noodlecake Studios' latest golfing game, and an anime-themed MMORPG.

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Twin-stick shooter Tesla vs Lovecraft is available on the Play Store

Tesla vs Lovecraft is a top-down twin-stick shooter that has been ported over to Android. It was originally released on consoles and PC at the beginning of 2018, and as of today, it has arrived on the Google Play Store. If you couldn't tell by the name, the game revolves around a nightmarish Lovecraftian theme that ties into the electrified world of Nikola Tesla, which is a pretty unique idea that allows for some gratifying hi-tech shooting action.

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[Update: Australia too] Harry Potter: Wizards Unite beta is available on the New Zealand Play Store

Back in March Niantic opened up pre-registration for its upcoming augmented reality game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Overnight Niantic has launched beta access to the game in New Zealand. This way the developer can receive some constructive feedback as a small compact region puts the beta release of Wizards Unite through its paces.

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24 temporarily free and 43 on-sale apps and games, including both Evolands, KOTOR, and some Asmodee titles

Welcome to May, everyone. To bring in the new month, we have a good list of app sales for your perusal today. Evoland 1 and 2, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and a handful of Asmodee games are all on sale today. You'll find those, and other goodies, in bold below.

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Ingress comes to Netflix with debut of new animated series

Niantic has officially announced the global release of Ingress: The Animation on Netflix, which is clearly themed around the developer's hit augmented reality game Ingress Prime. We first learned about the CG-animated series back in July of 2018, and that the show had a planned launch for October of that year. Well, that loose release date came and went, so if you had been wondering when the show would actually arrive, today's the day.

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50 temporarily free and 63 on-sale apps and games to finish April

Welcome to the final app sales roundup for the month of April. Time has flown by and we're coming up on Google I/O — so that's where that sense of impending doom is coming from. Anyway, today's list is very large to send off April, so have fun. And apologies for this being so late, but better that than not at all... right?

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30 best Android games released this week including Zombicide: Tactics & Shotguns, Twelvesmith, and JJTAN

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 digital adaptation of a physical board game from Asmodee Digital, a premium number-based combination puzzler, and a quirkily minimal brick breaker. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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27 temporarily free and 43 on-sale apps and games, including doubleTwist and Chrono Trigger

Welcome, all, to the final app sales roundup of the week. Today's list doesn't star too much extraordinary – though, if you're into the retrowave/synthwave/outrun/80's culture like I am, the Nice Bowling game looks fun – so be sure to head back to Monday's and Wednesday's to check if anything there you like is still on sale.

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