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Agatha Knife is a dark-humor puzzle adventure that tackles difficult subjects

It must be point-and-click adventure day or something, because I just covered the release of a fantastic sci-fi noir title, and now I'm announcing another quality puzzle adventure game called Agatha Knife. On its surface, it appears to be a standard point-and-click adventure puzzler, but don't let the cartoony graphics fool you, as this release offers a satirical story that tackles many controversial topics through the eyes of a child.

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Whispers of a Machine is a fantastic sci-fi noir point-and-click adventure game out now on Android

Whispers of a Machine is a point-and-click adventure game that contains genre-fitting pixel-based graphics, over 4,000 lines of voiced dialog, and an enthralling sci-fi noir story. You'll play the part of a cybernetically enhanced special agent tasked with investigating a string of murders that are tied to a group of fanatics committed to creating an AI superintelligence in a world where the technology is outlawed. It'll be up to you to investigate and resolve the case by gathering pertinent information and decoding challenging puzzles.

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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] Plunder Kings, DISTRAINT 2, Squeelings, The Castles Of Burgundy, Pocket Mini Golf, and Reflections

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 top-down space shooter, a continuation of a pixel-based psychological horror puzzle game series, a faithful digital adaptation of the physical board game The Castles Of Burgundy, a completely free casual puzzler, a delightful mini-golf game, and a reflection-based puzzle game.

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80s-style police adventure Beat Cop is out now on Android

Pixel Crow and 11 bit studios have released their '80s cop adventure Beat Cop on the Play Store. It's a port of the PC release that was originally launched in 2017. Beat Cop is a pixel-based affair where you play the part of Jack Kelly, an ex-detective framed for murder. You can expect a nonlinear story with multiple endings that's packed full of sarcastic humor inspired by the classic police shows and movies of the 1980s. So get ready to hit the gritty streets of New York to write some tickets and ultimately solve the mystery of who framed you.

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[Bonus Round] Moshpit - Heavy Metal is war, the Sequence 2, Absolute Drift, Twinfold, 7Days - Decide your story, Morels, and Slint

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 awesome heavy metal mosh pit game, a challenging logic-base puzzler, a minimal and relaxing drift racing game, a procedurally generated tile merging puzzler, a delightful choose your own adventure, a card game all about mushrooms, and a gorgeous point and click adventure game.

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[Update: Now available for more devices] AntVentor is a gorgeous point and click adventure game for the Shield TV

Android games for the Shield TV aren't released very often at this point, so when something that looks as impressive as AntVentor crosses my path, I just have to take a look. Now that I've spent some time with it, it's clear that this photorealistic point and click adventure game is worth the asking price, and this is only the first chapter out of three planned episodes. So there's plenty more to come.

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[Bonus Round] Kahuna, CONCLUSE, One Hour One Life for Mobile, Beach Hero RPG, Slime's Dream, and Beetle.io

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 solid digital adaptation of a card-based board game, a throwback to PS1 era atmospheric puzzlers, a quirky life-simulator survival game, a summer-themed point and click adventure game, a challenging pixel-based arcade game, and an io game with a cute ladybug theme.

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[Update: Out now] Square Enix's graphic adventure 'Life is Strange' is finally coming to Android in July

Square Enix's Life is Strange started its existence as an episodic graphic adventure game for PC and consoles back in 2015. At the time many critics found that it offered one of the best interactive stories of its generation, which is probably why it was eventually released on iOS two years later. Of course, like many high-profile iOS games, Android was never considered for a port. Well, it would seem Android is no longer the forgotten stepchild as I am happy to report that we are getting our own version sometime in July, and you can pre-register for a release announcement on the Play Store right now.

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Isoland 2: Ashes of Time is a new point and click adventure game worth the $2 entry fee

It's been over a year since Cotton Game's gorgeous hand-drawn point and click adventure game Isoland was released on Android. In that time, the developers have been working on a sequel, and today that sequel is available on the Play Store. You can expect to find the same gorgeous hand-drawn graphics in Isoland 2: Ashes of Time, but this time around the gameplay breaks from the original's linearity in order to give players a chance to decide for themselves how and when they would like to tackle the many logical puzzles contained within.

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