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War of the Worlds Episode 4: VR gloves, Samsung's ongoing battery problems, Snapchat TV, and more

Our fearless editors face off on tough tech topics.

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Fire Emblem Heroes brings Nintendo's tactical RPG to mobile in fine fashion

Freemium slant aside, this is a polished and phone-friendly take on a meaty experience.

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Super Mario Run gets an easy mode, pulls in the big bucks for Nintendo

Nintendo says easy mode will be "pressure free" so you can explore the levels without dying over and over—perfect for kids and casual gameplay.

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Nintendo's bringing Super Mario Run to Android in March, but Fire Emblem's coming first

While the side-scrolling hit Super Mario Run finally gets a release date, Fire Emblem Heroes will launch first alongside the iOS version on Feb. 2.

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The 10 best paid Android games of 2016

Spend a few bucks for on-the-go greatness with these Play Store picks.

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The 10 best free Android games of 2016

Don't miss out on the year's best phone games—without an entry fee.

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Five to Try: Google's Gboard arrives on Android, and Retro City Rampage offers 8-bit mayhem

Be sure to grab this week's biggest new app and game releases.

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Play the holiday season away with these festive Android games

Pump some timely spirit into your phone with these 10 Play Store picks.

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Nicki Minaj's mobile game is about the music, not just the Kardashian-style fame perks

Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj makes her mobile game debut, a version of 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' but with a way better soundtrack.

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Angry Birds maker is Hatch-ing a new subscription streaming game service on Android

The new mobile platform promises to free up space on your phone and create a collaborative environment, but at what cost?

50-plus jaw-dropping Black Friday 2016 tech deals

Some have begun referring to this month as Black November since pre-Black Friday, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales have all blended together. Not all the supposed deals are actually deals at all – in many cases, the retailers are...

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15 spooky, scary Halloween games for your Android phone

Looking for scares you can take anywhere? Grab these games and get ready.

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The 20 best free Android games to play right now

Want big fun without a big expense to match? Grab these entertaining freebies now.

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The best Google Cardboard VR apps

Games, concerts, and other immersive virtual reality experiences—and many are available for free.

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The best games for Android TV – no gamepad required!

No need to splurge for an additional controller to get in on some gaming action with your Android TV.

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New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch 'em all

Where can I find Pikachu? More than one Pokémon Go map promises to help you find rare Pokémon—and they need your help. Here's our list of the best Pokémon Go maps, now updated with the latest maps.

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The best Android games for your Chromebook

Now that Chromebooks can run Android apps, its time to load up on some games. But which ones play best on a laptop?

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Pokemon Go update now warns you not to play and drive, debuts 'Nearby Pokemon' test

You can finally change up your username, while iOS players again get to use battery saver mode.

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