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Vulkan Graphics API v1.3 announced by Khronos Group

In February 2016 Khronos Group announced the first-ever version of the Vulkan Graphics API. Vulkan was essentially designed to be a  successor of sorts to OpenGL, but with the added ability to utilize multiple-core processors efficiently. There have been a few other improvements over the years and most major operating systems we use daily, like...

Genshin Impact 2.3 update brings two new Geo characters, new Geo boss, and so many….dogs?

Genshin Impact is undoubtedly one of the more recommended games on Android, and also one of the only good games around that can bring the iPhone 13 Pro to a lagging halt with its 120fps game mode. Following up on the 2.2 update, Genshin Impact is soon coming out with its 2.3 update that brings substantial...

These are the Best Android Games in 2021

Smartphones are the new gaming console. Where once they might have been looked down upon by gamers as the domain of casual games, like Candy Crush or Angry Birds, smartphones have become the number one gaming destination for just about any kind of gamer. Do you want to play a shooter? Google Play has those....

These are the Best Game Controllers for Android in 2021

Android has, over many years, become a platform where you can now play games that are not just Candy Crush re-skins. This means FPS and fast-paced titles such as Call of Duty: Mobile, PUBG Mobile, and Fortnite are all playable on your smartphone, and emulation also allows users to play older games from older consoles...

Android 12’s lovely wallpaper-based themes will crash your games if you use automated wallpapers

Android 12 has a ton of visual changes, the biggest of which is Material You. Material You’s dynamic colors feature makes use of monet, a new theme engine introduced in Android 12 — and currently exclusive to Pixel phones — to extract colors from your wallpaper and generate a rich palette of pastel colors. Apps can then...

Genshin Impact 2.2 update brings new characters, teases OnePlus collaboration for China [Updated]

Genshin Impact has had quite an eventful past few months. The biggest updates to the game dropped in the form of 2.0 and 2.1, building upon another set of exciting gameplay elements to one of the better games on Android. Genshin Impact is also celebrating its one-year anniversary, and players have been treated to fair...

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy coming to Android and iOS in 2022

The Grand Theft Auto games have been a mainstay on Android and iOS for several years now. You can buy several different games in the series on Android and iOS already, including revered titles such as San Andreas and Vice City. Following a short period of rumors, Rockstar Games has now announced that "Grand Theft...

[Update: It’s here] Pokémon UNITE is coming to Android and iOS on September 22

Last year, The Pokémon Company announced Pokémon UNITE, a new game for the Nintendo Switch, as well as Android and iOS. The game was then released on the Switch earlier this summer, but the mobile version hadn't been given a release date yet. Today, during a Pokémon Presents presentation, it was revealed that the Pokémon...

My Friend Pedro: Ripe for Revenge review: An amazing mobile shooter with avaricious ads

As we all swim in a mobile gaming market filled with gachas, clickers, and Candy Crush rip-offs, it’s rare that you’ll come across a game that makes you feel like an action hero. However, I believe I've found one -- My Friend Pedro: Ripe for Revenge -- in which you play a diminutive action hero who’s...

Tales of Luminaria, an RPG for Android and iOS, announced at Gamescom

We already have Tales of Arise launching in September 10 for all major consoles, but it seems we’re going to get a new Tales game for mobile. Bandai Namco announced “a new project underway” called Tales of Luminaria at the Gamescom Opening Night Live event, along with a sneak preview of Tales of Arise. It’ll...

Marvel Future Revolution, a superhero RPG, launches on Android and iOS

Netmarble today launched Marvel Future Revolution, its new mobile title starring several of the familiar superheroes. The game is free-to-play (though there are microtransactions), co-op, and features several of the company’s most famous characters. It was soft-launched yesterday, but the game’s service only started this morning. The game is set within the Marvel multiverse when several...

Final Fantasy IV, the next Pixel Remaster, launches on mobile soon

The Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster, the name for the collection of six Final Fantasy games that are being remastered for Steam, iOS, and Android, is getting its fourth game: Final Fantasy IV, the seminal JRPG that had an enormous influence on the games in the series which followed it. The game launches on all platforms...