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[Update: Out now] Trese Brothers' Star Traders: Frontiers is coming to Android on January 30th

Trese Brothers is a well-known developer made up of two brothers, Cory and Andrew Trese. Their studio tends to focus its efforts on developing mobile strategy games, and over the years the company has built a well-deserved following. Last August Trese Brothers released a new entry in its popular Star Traders series on PC instead of mobile, and many fans were left wondering if the title would ever make its way to Android. Well, thanks to a recent announcement covered by Matt Wales over at Eurogamer it would appear that Star Traders: Frontiers is finally coming to the Play Store on January 30th.

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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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[Bonus Round] Heroes of Flatlandia, Quantum Contact, S4GE, Delivery from the pain, Uncharted Ocean, Kaiju Rush, and Knights of the Card Table

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 delightful real-time strategy game with an upfront cost, a space adventure game all about mining moons, a turn-based strategy RPG in beta, a zombie survival game, a casual naval strategy game, a kawaii-themed city smasher, and a card-based dungeon crawler.

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[Update: Officially out] 'Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition' beta lands on Play Store for $9.99

After teasing us for what felt like years across Twitter and Twitch, Beamdog has finally released the Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition Android beta. You can pick up the classic third-person RPG and play it for yourself on your phone or tablet for just $9.99, but keep in mind there could be a few rough edges — it is a beta.

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[Bonus Round] Z.O.N.A Shadow of Lemansk, Eat All The Things, Throne Quest RPG, Spectrum Break, Faraway 4: Ancient Escape, Terminator: Survival, and Mech Battle

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 first-person post-apocalyptic shooter, an adorable food-filled platformer, a new RPG from the creator of the 9th Dawn series, a psychedelic brick-breaking platformer, a gorgeous escape the room game, an officially licensed Terminator card game, and an awesome looking giant mech battler.

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Shining Force Classics is the latest SEGA Forever release on the Play Store

Alright, it's been a while since the last SEGA Forever release, but today we a have a new title that contains a three-pack from the Shining Force RPG series. One thing to keep in mind is that this is a series that has gone through a few changes over the years. The first title, Shining in the Darkness, is a first-person dungeon crawler with turn-based battles. The thing is, Shining Force and Shining Force II play more like a tactical RPG. So as you can see, this collection contains a solid selection that should cover just about anyone's interests.

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[Bonus Round] Into the Abyss, The Quest - Caerworn Castle, Siralim 3, Let's Twist!, SBK Team Manager, and BRAIN FEVER: Logic Challenge

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 randomly generated Metroidvania, the latest standalone expansion for The Quest series of RPGs, a premium collection-based RPG, a twist on the classic falling block arcade gameplay, a motorbike team management game, and a math-based brain teaser.

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Monster Hunter Stories by Capcom is available for Android

Wow, this is quite the surprise. Android just received its first Monster Hunter game, and it's an HD port of the 3DS version of Monster Hunter Stories. It's available on the Play Store for $19.99, and there are no in-app purchases or advertisements, this is a premium release. Oh, and if that wasn't good enough news, Capcom has actually provided a separate free demo. This way we can all check and see how the game performs on our Android devices.

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Netmarble's turn-based gacha RPG 'Phantomgate: The Last Valkyrie' is here

Netmarble doesn't have the greatest reputation. Thanks to its heavy-handed use of free-to-play mechanics and plenty of expensive in-app purchases, a lot of shade gets thrown its way, and deservedly so. That's why the release of its latest gacha RPG is a bit of a rare occurrence, it's actually not that bad. After a lengthy soft-launch period Phantomgate: The Last Valkyrie is finally available on the Google Play Store, and despite the expected downsides of a title like this, there's a lot of fun to be had. So if you are a fan of 2D platforming and classic turn-based RPG battles, you're going to want to give this a gander.

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Blade Runner 2049 hands-on: Yet another hero collection RPG

The highly anticipated Blade Runner 2049 film first hit theatres in October 2017, and it is usually around this release window that we see tie-in games pop up on the Play Store. That's not what has happened here. Apparently Next Games and Warner Bros. aren't bothered by the idea of releasing such a game a year after the film that inspires it, though I have to wonder why it took this much time to clone the gameplay found in MARVEL Strike Force.

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