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Yuzu Nintendo Switch Emulator Android Google Play Release
Nintendo Switch fans rejoice! You can now enjoy some titles in your own collection on Android devices with Yuzu. This version of the emulator requires a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC with an Adreno GPUs and at least 8GB of RAM on the device or better. It does ship with the ability to run custom GPU drivers, such as the newer official Adreno or Turnip using libadrentools to improve performance on older Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs.

Alien: Isolation Game iOS Android
Feral Interactive has just announced that Alien: Isolation will be released on both iOS and Android platforms next month. This mobile game consists of mesmeric action-adventure gameplay that takes place on a damaged labyrinthine space station located light years from Earth. It’s made for touchscreen play on smartphones and tablets, complete with a fully customizable interface, which means players can fine tune the game to their own playing style. Read more for the trailer and additional information.

Nintendo Switch Android 10 LineageOS
Running homebrew on Nintendo Switch is nothing new, but now Android 10 has arrived on the game console, but not in the way you expect. First off, you’ll need an older console that Nintendo has not yet patched. If compatible, the Android 10-based LineageOS 17.1 port is just a download away. This unofficial port for the Switch includes OTA updates, full Joy-Con + Pro Controller support, a deep sleep mode, optimized dock support, improved Bluetooth accessory support, and more. Read more for a video and additional information.

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night iOS Android
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a platform-adventure action role-playing game that was originally released by Konami in 1997 for the PlayStation, but today, it has hit both iOS and Android platforms. At $2.99 without any in-app purchases, this updated game comes complete with a new “continue” feature, Bluetooth controller support, achievements, and has English / Japanese / German / French / Italian / Spanish language options. Read more for a gameplay video and additional information.

Xbox Console Streaming Android
Microsoft launched its Xbox Console Streaming for some, which lets you stream Xbox One games directly to your Android device. Right now, it’s available to US or UK users who are Xbox Insiders in the Alpha and Alpha Skip-Ahead rings. If you just so happen to be in that group, a device running Android 6.0 or higher and a Bluetooth-capable Xbox One controller are required to take part, but a controller clip is also recommended for the best gameplay experience. Read more for a video and additional information.

Call of Duty Mobile iOS Android
Activision, in collaboration with Tencent, has just released Call of Duty: Mobile in all countries where Google Play and the iOS App Store are supported. This game brings the first-person action experience that fans are familiar with to the small screen for the first time ever, complete with fan-favorite maps, modes, weapons and characters from across Call of Duty, including the Modern Warfare and Black Ops series. Read more for a gameplay video and additional information.

Mario Kart Tour Release
Nintendo’s long-awaited Mario Kart Tourarrives on iOS and Android devices tomorrow, September 25, and to kick things off, players will also be able to experience the game’s first “Tour,” a biweekly event that takes place in different locations and give players a chance to unlock special characters. Unlike previous games in the series, this one features courses inspired by real-world locations, with the first based on New York City. Read more for a video and additional information.

Android 10 Google Pixel Easter Egg
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Google Android 10 has been officially released, and Pixel phones will be the first to get the OS upgrade. New features include a system-wide dark mode, new privacy settings (apps can only access location while open, etc.), and many more gesture actions by default – swiping takes you forwards and backwards in apps, brings up a list of recent apps, and other tasks that previously required dedicated buttons. Read more to see the Nonogram puzzle Easter egg.