There’s a brand new Pokémon game for Android and iOS

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Pokémon on iPhone
Pokémon Rumble Rush is rolling out now.
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There’s a brand new Pokémon game out for Android and iOS.

Pokémon Rumble Rush is a free-to-play title from the long-running Pokémon Rumble series, in which you take control of your favorite pocket monsters as they battle.

Its launch comes almost two years after the game was first announced.

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App Store Search Ads
Ads are coming to an iPhone near you.
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Rusty Lake iOS
A number of Rusty Lake puzzle games were pulled this week.
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Lemmings on iPhone
Get it from the App Store today.
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Fortnite’s new Infinity Blade causes chaos and Epic must take note

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Fortnite Infitnity Blade
The Infinity Blade won’t be quite as frustrating soon
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Infinity Blade is back just days after being pulled from the App Store — but not as you might have expected. It’s now a crazy sword that can be found inside Fortnite Battle Royale.

The limited-time item was added in yesterday’s patch — the first since the introduction of season seven — and it gives a single player a huge advantage in each game. Unsurprisingly, it’s already causing chaos in competitive play.

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Professor Layton
Coming soon to an App Store near you.
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Facebook puts game demos in your news feed

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Facebook news feed game demos
Look out for playable demos inside the Facebook app.
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If you think your Facebook news feed couldn’t possibly get any messier, think again. As of today, users will see start seeing playable game demos as they scroll their Facebook timelines.

The demos will let you enjoy sections of a game before downloading it to your device, Facebook says. Angry Birds developer Rovio is already reaping the benefits of playable ads.

Steam fights Discord with new Chat service, coming soon to iOS

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Steam Chat
Steam just made it a lot easier to talk to your teammates.
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Steam is taking the fight to Discord with a new Chat service that makes it easier to communicate with teammates.

Chat can be used for voice and text, negating the need for third-party services, and it’s (obviously) designed with gamers in mind. It’s also headed to iOS soon.