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Hot Wheels Unlimited is a shallow racing game that has the nerve to ask for a subscription

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And it comes from a developer that knows a thing or two about branded cash-grabs At first blush, I thought Hot Wheels Unlimited looked like an enjoyable children's game where kids can create courses to race on with their favorite Hot Wheel vehicles. Sadly this game is simply a shallow, boring, and cheaply developed cash-grab, just like the rest of Budge Studios' catalog. It would seem this developer has a knack for shoving Mattel properties into the lowest-quality games possible, and so Hot Wheels Unlimited's content is gated primarily behind a monthly subscription ($4.99) as if the quality of this casual racer is actually worth such a ridiculous price. Read More Hot Wheels Unlimited is a shallow racing game that has the

Dragon Quest Tact is the latest gacha game from Square Enix, now available for pre-registration

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Square sure knows how to bleed its properties dry Square Enix has announced that it's free-to-play collection-based tactical RPG Dragon Quest Tact will be coming to the West on both Android and iOS. Back in February (2020), Square announced the game for Japan, and it would appear it was launched in July (2020) and has already racked up 500,000 installs. I suppose this success is the reason the game will soon come to new territories. While the English version isn't slated for a release until 2021, it's already available for pre-registration on the Google Play Store. Read More Dragon Quest Tact is the latest gacha game from Square Enix, now available for pre-registration was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Genshin Impact is the new benchmark for free-to-play mobile games, out now

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Quality graphics, an actual story, and a large open world worth exploring Genshin Impact is a free-to-play RPG that has been frequently compared to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, thanks to a similar cell-shaded art style. As you would expect, many gamers have been eagerly anticipating the release of Genshin Impact, and now that it's here, it would seem the wait was actually worth it. Sure, this is a free-to-play release. It's also a gacha game. So all of the typical underpinnings of F2P titles are here. Read More Genshin Impact is the new benchmark for free-to-play mobile games, out now was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

League of Legends: Wild Rift enters its first regional closed beta

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Gamers in Southeast Asia can test the upcoming MOBA on Android Latest update RIOT opens first regional beta test for League of Legends: Wild Rift Back in May, we highlighted a rumor that League of Legends might come to Android courtesy of Tencent, a company that just so happens to own Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends. It has now been revealed that Riot has

15 free-to-play Android games that don't suck

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A handful of F2P mobile games that are worth spending time with Free-to-play games generally get a bad rap for a reason: they're exploitative, timer-filled hellscapes that use things like multiple in-game currencies and needlessly challenging grind requirements to advance beyond your first few hours or days playing. But there are some F2P titles out there we think actually set the bar higher, and don't try to turn you into a human piggy bank. Here are 15 we think even F2P skeptics like us can feel good about recommending. Read More 15 free-to-play Android games that don't suck was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Motorball is an enjoyable competitive game that plays similarly to Rocket League

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Noodlecake may very well have a hit on its hands I recently received an early access notification for Noodlecake's 2D Rocket League clone Motorball. Seeing that I'm an avid Rocket League player, I had to take the game for a spin. Thus, I'm glad to report that I came away impressed. Hands-down, Motorball is an enjoyable competitive game that's already working smoothly, and even though its official release isn't until tomorrow (August 6th), the title is already available for all to enjoy. Read More Motorball is an enjoyable competitive game that plays similarly to Rocket League was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Tales of Crestoria is the latest gacha RPG to land on Android, and it's a buggy mess

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Surprise, Bandai Namco is still cashing in on popular franchises Yesterday (July 15th), many of those who pre-registered for the release of Tales of Crestoria received a notification the gacha RPG was available on Android. Of course, Bandai Namco decided that Google's pre-reg system exists to be abused, so the game wasn't actually available, but was instead released while the servers were still in maintenance. This resulted in the Play Store listing being flooded with 5-star reviews before the game was playable since the "release" was tentatively called a pre-load by eager fans sticking it to anyone that left a 1-star review after receiving a release announcement for an unreleased game. Read MoreTales of Crestoria is the latest gacha RPG to land on Android, and it's

SINoALICE is the latest RPG from Yoko Taro, and it's available today for the first time in the West

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Coming from the head video game director behind Nier: Automata Update Yoko Taro's mobile RPG SINoALICE is officially available in the West Yoko Taro's mobile RPG SINoALICE will finally see a worldwide release after an indefinite delay last year. The game was initially published in Japan back in 2017 by Nexon, and yet it would appear that the publisher wants nothing to do with the title anymore, and so Nexon is transferring

Widely hated Commander Keen Mobile reboot is very possibly dead

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The Play Store listing is still live, but social channels have been shut down It looks like Bethesda has canceled the widely hated Commander Keen mobile reboot. The resurrection of the 1990 classic was announced at E3 2019 a year ago and was instantly slammed as a weak free-to-play cash-grab reinterpretation that has nothing to do with the original platformer. While neither Bethesda nor the studio developing the title, ZeniMax, have officially stated that the project is canceled, there's an overwhelming body of evidence that the title won't see further development. Read MoreWidely hated Commander Keen Mobile reboot is very possibly dead was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Romancing SaGa Re;UniverSe is a collection-based RPG from Square Enix, now available worldwide

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Yet another F2P collection-based RPG from Square Enix Update Romancing SaGa Re;UniverSe is officially available worldwide Much like Dragon Quest of the Stars (coincidentally released today), Romancing SaGa Re;UniverSe is an older gacha RPG that's coming to the West. You see, Square Enix actually released Romancing SaGa Re;UniverSe in Japan back in 2018, and apparently the title is coming to the West with an English translation in tow sometime this summer, and guess