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40 of the best retro games ported to Android

I often find that modern mobile games don't hold my attention like the classics, and so I've gathered together some of the best retro games currently available on Android. Specifically, this is a roundup that covers titles that retain their original graphics, but if you're looking for a roundup of classic games that have received a modern makeover, I have you covered in a separate post. As you would imagine, many of the games in today's list are the titles many of us grew up playing, and I've hand-selected the cream of the crop. So whether you're an old gamer like me or a new gamer who would like to check out some retro classics, I've put together this roundup just for you.

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25 of the most relaxing puzzle games for Android phones and tablets

I often find that relaxing with a calming game after a long day is extremely helpful for keeping my head screwed on straight, especially during such stressful times. This is why I've personally hand-selected a bunch of puzzle games that are great for decompressing at the end of the day. So if you're looking for some of the chillest puzzlers currently available on Android, this roundup is for you. Of course, like most of my roundups, I've thrown in a few lesser-known titles to forgo many of the games you would find in similar lists around the web, in the hope that you may discover a few gems, and I've listed them all by price to make discovery easier.

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15 free-to-play Android games that don't suck

I recently whipped up a roundup of quality Android games to play while stuck at home, and since the majority of titles on that list were made up of premium games, I figured it would be a good idea to round up some of the better free-to-play titles on the Play Store as a worthy follow-up. So if you're looking for a few mobile games that can offer hours of fun without the need to spend any money, then this is the roundup for you.

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15 of the best Android games to play while you're stuck at home

Now that many people across the globe are stuck at home, thanks to the coronavirus, I figured it's the perfect time to share some of AP's favorite Android games to keep the doldrums at bay. This is why I've taken the time to compile a short list of quality titles that can easily melt the hours of the day away. So whether you're looking for a game you can really sink your teeth into or are simply looking for something with a bit more depth than your average mobile release, then AP has your back with a roundup of the best Android games to play while you're stuck at home.

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Partner up for 20 of the best Android co-op games available in 2020

Finding quality mobile co-op games isn't easy, which is probably why I often see people asking what sort of mobile games are perfect for co-op play with their partner. So now that many of us are stuck at home for the next few weeks, this question couldn't be more pertinent, and so I've compiled a list of the best co-op games currently available on Android in 2020. So if you're looking to kill some time with your partner and aren't into competitive games, this roundup is for you.

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These high-FPS games are ready for the Galaxy S20's 120Hz screen

The Samsung Galaxy S20 is the first mainstream Android phone to feature an (optional) 120Hz display refresh rate mode, following the Asus ROG Phone II and its fellow gaming devices on the heels. That makes the Galaxy S20's interface extra smooth, but dedicated 120fps content utilizing the new capabilities is still few and far between. The best way to push the display to its limit is by testing some games, and we've got you covered with a selection of more than 200 high frame rate titles we're currently aware of.

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Triniti Interactive brings its most popular games back to the Play Store, minus all in-app purchases

Triniti Interactive Studios is celebrating its 10th anniversary by re-releasing a handful of its older titles sans any in-app purchases. The studio has also removed any costs to its IAPs from many of its existing titles as well, though fans have pointed out that players can no longer go online in these games since all multiplayer aspects have been removed, most likely to keep costs down. Still, it's nice to see a mobile studio giving back for once by re-releasing a handful of older titles for free.

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15 of the best tower defense games available on Android in 2019

It was recently brought to my attention that it's often difficult to find quality tower defense games on the Google Play Store, and since this is a subject I've yet to cover in a roundup in my three years at AP, I figured it's about time I rounded up the best TD games currently available, so that's what I've done. Below you'll find 15 of the best tower defense titles on Android. I've primarily ordered the list by the number of downloads on the Play Store, though I did place a personal favorite at the top since it's a recent release most people may not be familiar with.

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All the Android games and phones that support high frame rates (90/120FPS)

It would appear that mobile games with high refresh rates are becoming more and more popular now that there's a slew of Android devices out there that support 90-120fps. For the uninitiated, the higher the refresh rate for a game, the better it looks in action, which is why gamers are often concerned with refresh rates. Of course, it's difficult to keep track of the many phones that support high framerates, so in this roundup, I'll first go into the devices available and which ones stand above the crowd. Then I'll list out some of the standout games that support high frame rates, and after that, you'll find a full list of supported Android games.

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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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