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[Bonus Round] Amethlion, Hags Castle, Magibot, Isle of Skye, Super Speed Runner, and KleptoDogs

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 deep indie survival game, a throwback to old-school first-person dungeon crawlers, a strategic platformer, a digital adaptation of a popular board game, a deceptively challenging minimal platformer, and a kawaii-themed dog collection game.

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[Bonus Round] Deep Space, Quarto, In The Dog House, Super Fancy Pants Adventure, Nightmarish Spawns, Make Squares, and Jurassic Hopper 2

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 space platformer, a digital board game, a tile-movement puzzler, a side-scrolling platformer, a match-3 dungeon crawler, a falling block puzzler, and a dinosaur-themed survival game. Without further ado:

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[Update: Out now] Q-Games' free-to-play swinging platformer 'PixelJunk Eden Obscura' comes to Android June 1st

Some of you may already be familiar with Q-Games minimal swinging platformer PixelJunk Eden thanks to its well-received release on the PS3 back in 2008. Like the majority of PixelJunk games, it offers a minimal experience that exudes a beautiful art style, groovy tunes, and enjoyable gameplay. Well, it would appear that the developer has been working on a mobile version over the last year called PixelJunk Eden Obscura and it's finally coming to Android on June 1st as a free-to-play release.

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Take to the skies in 'Still Here... A cute Adventure'

Sometimes it's nice just to sit back and play through a relaxing game on your phone or tablet. No competition, no timers, just a good old fashion single-player experience. In my constant quest to find the best new games on Android, I came across the newly released Still Here... A cute Adventure. It's a beautiful 2D side-scrolling platformer that takes place in a charming dystopian world, and you can grab it today for $3.99.

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Dynamite Headdy is the latest SEGA Forever release to land on the Play Store

The SEGA Forever program has seen better days. Back at the beginning of March Sega announced that they would be focusing on direct ports to mobile, instead of ROMs that use their wonky in-house emulator. There are still some new titles planned for the program though, and the recently released Dynamite Headdy is one of them.

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Long Hat House's metroidvania 'Dandara' is officially out on Android

The beauty of Long Hat House's Dandara lies in its controls. Since it exists as a metroidvania title that includes plenty of platforming gameplay, the use of a unique shooting mechanic for its movement makes it that much more palatable on touchscreen devices. It's refreshing how well this mechanic lends itself to mobile-centric gaming thanks to how precise your movements can be. And honestly, it allows Dandara's level design and gameplay to shine just as much as they would on any other platform.

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Lost Socks: Naughty Brothers is a challenging auto-running platformer that just released for Android

The developer Nerf-Game has finally released its challenging 2D auto-running platformer Lost Socks: Naughty Brothers on the Google Play Store. It has been two years since the original iOS release, and in that time it has changed from a premium game to a free-to-play title. Despite the shift in monetization the challenging gameplay and goofy story are just as great as ever.

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[Bonus Round] SiNKR, Ayo: A Rain Tale, Arcade Plane 3D, GLOBE, Avicii | Gravity HD, and Merge Kingdom!

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 game 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 minimal logic puzzler, a beautiful 2D platformer, an arcade plane game, a space shooter, a trippy endless runner, and a hero collection game. Without further ado:

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Sonic CD Classic is the latest SEGA Forever release on the Play Store

Sega has been releasing new Android games for their SEGA Forever program on a bi-weekly basis for quite a while now. Sonic CD Classic is the latest to hit the Play Store. It is, of course, an HD port of the classic Sega CD platformer. Just like every other SEGA Forever release, Sonic CD Classic is a free-to-play title with a single $1.99 in-app purchase to remove the game's plentiful advertisements. Sadly I do not recommend spending any of your money on this release, which I will detail in full below.

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OrangePixel's open-world survival adventure 'Ashworld' just landed on the Play Store

OrangePixel's Ashworld interestingly combines open-world survival gameplay with 2D platforming in a strange mashup of pixel-based post-apocalyptic madness. It was initially released on PC back in September of 2017, and it hit iOS three months later in December. But as always, Android users have to wait patiently for their turn. Well, it would appear that Ashworld has finally landed on the Google Play Store as of this morning and you can grab it right now for $3.99.

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