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Bethesda's next mobile title, The Elder Scrolls: Blades, has entered early access on Android

The last we heard about The Elder Scrolls: Blades was back in November when the game was delayed to a release sometime in early 2019. Well, it would appear that we are finally inching closer to the official release date (whatever that may be) because The Elder Scrolls: Blades has gone live for those that were invited to the first wave of its early access.

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New Google ad tech uses machine learning to only harass game players who aren't likely to spend on IAPs

In this day and age, it's easy to be cynical about the games industry, advertising, and the general state of a lot of consumer technology. Google has magnanimously decided to help Android game developers increase monetization opportunities by offering means to re-capture wayward players and keep paying ones happy in ad-free bliss. How, you might ask? Two ways: using ads to draw people back into a game and by using machine learning to only serve advertisements to those deemed less likely to buy in-app purchases.

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Skylanders Ring of Heroes lands on the Play Store with all your favorite Spyro characters in tow

Skylanders Ring of Heroes is a new free-to-play team-based gacha RPG that was just launched on the Google Play Store, all thanks to a partnership between Activision and Com2uS. Much of the game's inspiration comes from Summoners War, another gacha RPG from Com2uS. Of course, Skylanders Ring of Heroes brings along its own set of heroes that stem from the Skylanders universe as well as an original story that fleshes out its hero-collection gameplay.

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[Update: Now available in more regions] Dragalia Lost by Nintendo is available for Android

Back in August Nintendo announced that Dragalia Lost would launch on Android on September 27th. Well, today is the day, and Nintendo has indeed delivered. So if you have been hankering for a new gacha RPG with pleasant chibi graphics, and some of the best music found on Android, then you're going to want to check this out. Not everything is perfect, but there is still enough to like here to give it a shot.

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Rebel Inc. is the spiritual successor to Plague Inc, and it's officially available on Android

Ndemic Creations launched Rebel Inc. on iOS on December 6th, 2018, and today it has finally arrived on the Google Play Store. If you're unfamiliar with the title, it's basically the spiritual successor to Plague Inc, a highly-popular pandemic simulator from Ndemic Creations that was released all the way back in 2012. Much like its predecessor Rebel Inc. is a strategy game, but this time around instead of spreading an infectious disease around the world you're tasked with stabilizing five regions through political and military might.

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Revolve8 is Sega's take on Clash Royale, and it's globally available today

Sega has officially launched its mobile real-time strategy game Revolve8 on the Play Store. It's free-to-play and exudes a flashy anime theme for its stylized fairy tale characters. The gameplay revolves around 3-minute online PvP matches where players pull from a deck of eight cards to send out heroes to destroy their opponent's towers, much like Clash Royale.

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Tony Hawk's Skate Jam grinds its way onto the Play Store

Back in the beginning of December 2018, Tony Hawk's Skate Jam arrived on the Play Store as a pre-registration release. A week later the title was officially released on iOS, which means the game's devs have had some time to receive player feedback and address a few notable issues. Recently added features like controls to match the old console Tony Hawk Pro Skater games and bluetooth controller support are included with today's release. So for once, a late arrival on Android actually pays off.

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Hang Line: Mountain Climber swings its way onto the Play Store

Hang Line: Mountain Climber is the latest release from Yodo1 Games, the publisher for the popular auto-runner Rodeo Stampede. This time around, instead of wrangling stampeding animals with a lasso, you'll be tasked with using a grappling hook to climb your way to the top of five perilous mountains in search of stranded survivors.

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King Crusher is a new pixel-based roguelike from Ankama Games

Ankama Games is a consistent developer that offers a solid library of mobile games, and if you're a fan of roguelikes, you're going to want to take a look at the developer's latest release King Crusher. It's a pixel-based RPG that mixes hero collection and puzzle sliding mechanics with an honest monetization system. The result is an enjoyable roguelike that's easy to pick up and difficult to put down.

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[Update: Officially available] Ragnarok M: Eternal Love is available on the Play Store, but you can't play it yet

Ragnarok M: Eternal Love is the latest mobile adaptation of the famous Korean MMORPG Ragnarok Online, and the English version just went live on the Play Store. This is a title that's been available in Asia for some time, and it's only just now making its way to the Play Store for Western users. The catch is that today's release isn't actually the official launch since the servers aren't live yet. So think of today's availability as an optional pre-load for those eager to download the 5.07GB install before the servers go live tomorrow.

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