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Mario Kart Tour online multiplayer beta coming next month for Gold Pass subscribers

The much-anticipated release of Mario Kart Tour this September (after an extended period of testing) was a bit of a letdown. The game was riddled with excessive in-app-purchases, had a questionable loot box mechanism, and lacked a multiplayer component — arguably the selling point of the entire Mario Kart series. At the time, the in-game-menu said that multiplayer was "inbound", and we now know more details.

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12 temporarily free and 37 on-sale apps and games to start November, including Majesty

Welcome to November. Fall is in full swing (and it sure feels like it here in DC) and I've got a fresh list of app sales for everyone. Today's list features Majesty and the Northern Expansion, two of my favorite games on Android. You'll find them in bold below, of course.

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ASUS shares list of 120fps games for the ROG Phone II (Update: New games)

ASUS announced the ROG Phone II earlier this year, and it is truly a beast of a smartphone, featuring up to 1TB of storage, a Snapdragon 855 Plus, 12GB of RAM, and a 120Hz display. With the September launch date inching closer, the company is sharing which games will support the high-refresh-rate screen, plus a couple more that barely surpass 60fps.

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13 temporarily free and 32 on-sale apps and games for the end of October

Halloween is tomorrow, so I hope everyone is ready for the spooks and the kids dressed up and so on. Here at AP, well, we don't do much for Halloween, but I do have app sales to help you get it started. Have at it.

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Razer's Junglecat is a versatile $100 Bluetooth gaming controller for Android

Today Razer announced a two-piece gaming controller called the Junglecat that sticks on to the left and right sides of your phone, making the finished setup looking like a Nintendo Switch. The Junglecat offers gamers a distraction-free gaming experience by eliminating the need to use fingers to control the on-screen action. When utilized as intended, however, it is only limited to four smartphone models as it requires giving up your personal phone case for its own.

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Xbox Console Streaming lets you play any Xbox One game on your Android device

If you're an Xbox Insider in the Alpha and Alpha Skip-Ahead rings in the US and UK, you can now start testing out Microsoft's Xbox Console Streaming service, which streams any Xbox One game to an Android device. The prerequisites for the service are a bit restrictive, but going through the steps will let you put in some Gear 5 gameplay during your work or school commute.

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Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs brings bird-flinging fun into the real world

The original Angry Birds was one of the first cultural phenomenons in mobile gaming, eventually spawning multiple sequels, a movie franchise, and a really ugly dress. Now, there's an augmented reality version of Angry Birds, and you can play it on any Android device with ARCore compatibility. There are ads and in-app purchases, but the game is pretty fun.

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14 temporarily free and 56 on-sale apps and games, including Stardew Valley and QuickEdit Pro

Welcome to October's last Monday. Halloween is just around the corner, and we're likely to see a lot app sales pop up this week. Today's is getting off to a good start with that, what with the large list below and all. Have fun, y'all, and see you on Wednesday.

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26 new Android games from the week of October 21: The King of Fighters ALLSTAR, ROME: Total War - Alexander, and The Swords of Ditto

Welcome to the roundup of the latest Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have an F2P King of Fighters sidescrolling brawler, the latest stand-alone expansion for ROME: Total War, and a gorgeous Zelda-like from Devolver Digital. So without further ado, here are the more notable Android games released during the week of October 21st, 2019.

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27 temporarily free and 31 on-sale apps and games for the weekend

Well, the final full week of October is coming to a close. It's the weekend, or close enough, so that means it's time to celebrate with some app sales! As usual, the selection is meh, but there might something worth your while here. Enjoy.

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