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[Update: Out now] Witcheye is a beautiful platformer coming to Android August 15th, pre-reg now open

This morning the pre-registration listing for the pixel-based platformer Witcheye popped up on the Play Store, and in the last hour, the developer Peter Malamud Smith tweeted that the game will be officially released on August 15th. What's interesting is that this is the same dev that worked on the viral hit The Great Gatsby for NES, as well as a few well-received iOS puzzle games, so this isn't their first rodeo.

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[Update: Out now] Orangepixel's latest platformer Gunslugs: Rogue Tactics is available for pre-registration

It would appear that Orangepixel has been working on Gunslugs: Rogue Tactics for quite some time. It was first announced in 2017, and now the game is finally available for pre-registration on the Google Play Store. Unlike the previous two run 'n gun titles in the series, this upcoming release contains stealthy and tactical action as well as a few roguelike features, which should allow players to tackle the platforming-based gameplay in many different ways.

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[Update: Available 4 days early] Cinematic platformer Flashback coming to Android on July 22 for $5

Those of us that grew up playing platformers in our youth, such as Prince of Persia and Another World, should be delighted by the news that Flashback is coming to Android and iOS on the 22nd of July. The indie video game publisher SFL Interactive announced today that it has partnered with the title's original designer Paul Cuisset to bring the award-winning action-adventure game to mobile for $4.99.

The trailer above shows off an amusing cinematic as well as some of the title's platforming gameplay.

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[Update: Officially available] Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap is coming to Android on May 30, and you can pre-register right now

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap is a remake of the 1989 Master System platformer Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap. The developer Lizardcube has announced that the title will be coming to Android on May 30th. Once the game is launched, you'll be able to pick it up for $8.99, though if you'd like to save 30% off the retail price, you can pre-register on the Play Store to receive that discount.

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[Bonus Round] Daggerhood, SiNKR 2, Word Forward, Ordia, Fort Sumter: The Secession Crisis, and Godzilla Defense Force

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 fantastic retro-inspired platformer, a sequel to a popular minimal puzzler, a unique word game, a colorful platformer that uses a slingshot mechanic for movement, an online-multiplayer board game adaptation, and a Godzilla-themed defense game from Nexon.

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[Bonus Round] FoxyLand 2, Twaddle Paddle, Darkestville Castle, Mindsweeper, Woody Battle, ORAC, and Spirit Roots

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 quirky 2D platformer, a fantastically twitchy brick-breaker, a gorgeous throwback to '90s-era point and click adventure games, a narrative-driven puzzle game, a competitive block placement game, an on-rails shooter that looks like it belongs on the SNES, and a vibrant platformer that exudes a high level of polish.

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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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[Bonus Round] JackQuest, STAY, Snakebird Primer, SenSense, Matman, and Williams Pinball

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 delightful 2D Metroidvania title, a unique chatroom adventure game, a gorgeous puzzle game that the entire family can enjoy, a unique sensory deprivation game, a casual arcade game where you get to put your wrestling skills to the test, and a new pinball collection game from Zen Studios. Without further ado:

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[Bonus Round] RUNA, School Alone, Snow Kids, Nano Golf: Hole in One, Another Eden, and Car Legends Tycoon

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 calming puzzle game, a survival horror game that places heavy emphasis on sound, a delightful 2D platformer, the sequel to the quality mini-golf title Nano Golf, a free-to-play JRPG from notable developers, and a car tycoon game from Gameloft.

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[Bonus Round] Cat Lady - The Card Game, Spitkiss, GlowGrid 2, Spoorky, My Talking Tom 2, and Power Rangers: All Stars

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 an adorable cat-based card game, a quirky and oddly gross-out slingshot platformer, a retro tile-based puzzle game, a limitless 2D platformer, the latest Talking Tom pet simulation, and a Power Rangers card game.

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