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Twin-stick shooter Tesla vs Lovecraft is available on the Play Store

Tesla vs Lovecraft is a top-down twin-stick shooter that has been ported over to Android. It was originally released on consoles and PC at the beginning of 2018, and as of today, it has arrived on the Google Play Store. If you couldn't tell by the name, the game revolves around a nightmarish Lovecraftian theme that ties into the electrified world of Nikola Tesla, which is a pretty unique idea that allows for some gratifying hi-tech shooting action.

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[Bonus Round] Dungeon Warfare 2, Ground Up Construction, Spin Up!, Nitro Nation Experiment, John on Fire A Mans Cat Taken, and Tower Breaker

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 fantastic strategic tower defense game, an enjoyable educational puzzler that revolves around construction and safety, an pleasant casual arcade game ArmNomads, the latest drag racing game in the Nitro Nation series, a top-down shooter that contains a boatload of tongue in cheek humor, and a new hack and slash game from 111%. Without further ado:

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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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Five Sigma's HTML5-based aircraft battle .io game 'Airmash' is amazing, and it works perfectly on mobile

Airmash is an intense aircraft battle .io game that you can play in your web browser. The beauty is that it can be played on your phone or tablet in fullscreen with perfectly functioning touchscreen controls, all through your mobile browser. Seriously, once you start playing this game, you wouldn't even know that it's an HTML5 browser-based affair and not an app installed from the Play Store.

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Air Attack 2 Mixes Retro Shoot-Em-Up Gameplay With Fantastic 3D Graphics And A Great Free-To-Play Model

It might be tempting to think that there's nothing new under the sun for top-down airplane shoot-em-ups. After all, the genre has been kicking around since the 1970s. But you'd be wrong - in fact, the vertical layout and touch controls on smartphones make them ideal for this sort of title, as exemplified by Air Attack way back in 2011. The original game was one of our favorites during the initial Android boom, and now the sequel has arrived. Air Attack 2 is free to download on the Play Store today.

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[Bonus Round] The Edge, Aurora: Quarantine, Choices, Zenge, Mars Mountain, Machines at War 3, And AfterLoop

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 bi-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 unique indie shooter, a surprising "rolling" platformer, a new book-game, a new take on Q*Bert, an old-school RTS, and a cute block puzzler. Without further ado:

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[Bonus Round] Hammer Bomb, Flail Rider, The Slimeking's Tower, Prison Run And Gun, Slide The Shakes, And The Greedy Cave

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 bi-weekly roundups, and don't want to wade through a whole day's worth of news just to get their pixelated fix. Today we have a first-person casual dungeon crawler, a driving game where you destroy everything with a giant mace, another dungeon crawler with top-down shooter controls, a platform-shooter, a casual shake-sliding game, and one more bonus dungeon crawler.

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Crimsonland Is Basically Starcraft As A Top-Down Shooter, Complete With Four Player Local Co-Op

Remember those Terran levels in the original Starcraft, where your entire planet was being overrun with H.R. Geiger knock-offs and all hope seemed lost? Remember how you wished you could jump down into your screen, strap on a suit of power armor, and serve up hot lead to all comers instead of directing troops like an omnipotent general? Well since Blizzard is never (never) going to give us Starcraft Ghost and Microsoft won't let Halo out of the Xbox playpen, Crimsonland might just be the closest you can get to that experience.

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Devolver Digital Brings Hyper-Violent Brawler Hotline Miami 2 To SHIELD Hardware For $5

The original Hotline Miami is a love letter to top-down action game excess, marrying tight and lightning-fast controls to neon-soaked, pixelated 80s aesthetics. (Oh, and that movie Drive.) It's a game that everyone should try at least once, if only to prove that you can make a modern game with old-school aesthetics, but keep enough innovation to make the whole experience seem fresh. On Android Hotline Miami is exclusive to the SHIELD, SHIELD Tablet, and SHIELD TV, and so it is with the sequel, Wrong Number.

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[Game Roundup] Our Top Seven Picks For The Best New Games Of August 2015

If you're a console gamer, you know that late summer is something of a dead zone for major game releases, as all the big studios gear up for blockbusters in October and November. Mobile gaming isn't following that trend at all: we had some fantastic releases in August, servicing every niche from casual to hardcore. We've got big franchise releases from Fallout and Pac-Man, and more interesting indie releases like Card Crawl. Pick your poison from our seven favorites below, along with honorable mentions.

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