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

Relaxing with a game after a hard day of work isn't always as easy at it seems, especially if you have trouble finding games on the Play Store. So I'm here with a new game roundup to help in this endeavor. I've dug up 20 of the chillest puzzle games I could find, and have listed them below by order of price. I've thrown in a few personal favorites to forgo many of the titles you would find in similar lists around the web, in the hope that you may discover a few gems. So without further ado, here are 20 of the most relaxing puzzle games currently available on the Play Store.

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Noodlecake releases Framed 2 at a temporary 60% discount, puts original Framed on sale for $0.12

Noodlecake Studios is renowned and well-loved for some amazing games. Following up to 2014's Framed, a noir-style puzzle game, Framed 2 is a prequel-sequel that promises to bring the same comic book-style, world-altering wonder that defined the first game.

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Cubiscape is a free, addictive puzzle game with unlimited levels, multiple difficulty settings, and zero ads [Sponsored Post]

When it comes to puzzle and logic games, there is a delicate balance to be struck. If the game is too simple, it's just no fun. But if it's too difficult or too complicated, then the game becomes frustrating or the learning curve becomes too steep. Many games fail to strike this balance, and even those that do sometimes leave you wanting more once you've beaten all its levels.

Cubiscape is a new game that balances simplicity, complexity, and difficulty very well all while giving players unlimited levels to solve. Even better is that the game is free and includes no third-party ads.

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36 new and notable Android games from the last 2 weeks (3/7/17 - 3/20/17)

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Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous 2 weeks or so.

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Looking for the previous roundup editions? Find them here.

Games

Meganoid(2017)

Android Police coverage: OrangePixel releases Meganoid 2017, offering more classic platforming action and frustration

Somewhat of a confusing release, Meganoid (2017) is different from the previous versions of Meganoid and Meganoid 2.

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Shadowmatic is a gorgeous puzzle game of space and silhouettes

Simple, straightforward puzzle games are du jour on mobile platforms, but that doesn't mean they can't be visually impressive. Shadowmatic from developer Triada Studios is a great example. This puzzler uses basic principles of light and spatial arrangement as elements of its brain-teasers, challenging players to correctly align floating objects and create perfect silhouettes. The game is also visually stunning, using its 3D lighting effects and an essential element of the gameplay.

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