10 best auto chess and auto battle games for Android!

Auto chess is a newer genre and gaining steam quickly. It saw mass success on PC with games like Dota Auto Chess, Teamfight Tactics, and others. The premise of these games is fairly simple. You place characters on the board each round and those characters do battle with the enemy characters. The characters do battle on their own without any further input from you. That’s why they call it auto chess or auto battling. If you win, the enemy takes damage and if you lose, you take damage. Read more

AA essentials for mobile gamers

Whether you’re into hiking, gaming, photography, or drone piloting — getting started and making the right equipment decisions can be a serious investment. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to get started, especially if you’re new to the hobby. That’s were AA Essentials comes in. This new Android Authority series features different experts from our team who discuss their recommendations for the gear you need to optimize your experience. Read more

The best and most influential mobile games of the decade

Ten years ago, mobile gaming was still in its infancy, with both big and small developers still figuring out the platform. As smartphone tech evolved, so did mobile gaming. It has come a long way since 2010 and we are here to take a look at some of the best and most influential games of the decade — from the early pioneers to the big competitive titles of recent years. Read more

15 best Android games from all of 2019!


2019 is coming to a close and that means it’s time to take a good, hard look at the best mobile games of the year. We have a fairly varied list narrowed down from a possible 120 candidates that we covered over the span of the year. This year is also fairly unique in that most games are from popular studios or franchises. Don’t worry, though, because the indie gaming segment also saw some great releases this year. Frankly, this is probably the best year we’ve had yet for mobile games and this list reflects that. Here are the best Android games of 2019! Read more

The most controversial apps and games from 2019

The year is almost over and not everything was puppy dogs and rainbows in 2019. There were many decisions made by both Google Play and app developers that were less than good. Often, those mistakes are fairly innocuous. However, sometimes they’re big enough to make the news and cause some actual outrage. Some of these gaffs are funny and some of them are downright wrong. In any case, here are the most controversial apps and games from all of 2019! Read more

5 African Game Developers Going Global on the App Store

Not that long ago, it was incredibly difficult for game developers from Africa to gain access to a global audience. Thanks to the App Store, that’s rapidly changing with mobile games built on the continent playing an increasingly significant role in the global market.

Ahead of Africa Games Week, which takes place in Cape Town from 5-7 December, we got the lowdown on some of the top African-made games on the App Store. Catering to everyone from casual gamers to augmented reality (AR) enthusiasts, these games are a testament to the skill and creativity coming from the continent. Read more

10 best new Android games from November 2019!

Android gaming is getting bigger and better every month it seems and there is always a slew of new titles coming to Google Play. Whether you’re a casual gamer or you want something with a bit more meat on its bones, there’s usually a game coming out to suit everyone’s taste. Some months are better than others, but there is usually at least one great new game on mobile every month. Let’s take a look at the best new Android games from the last month! You can watch the videos on YouTube from previous months by clicking here! You can also check out our picks for the best new Android games for 2018 in the video above!  Read more

Minecraft Earth launches around the world (Update: 15 new countries)

Update, November 20, 2019 (11:30 AM ET): Early access to Minecraft Earth opened in New Zealand and Iceland this October. It then opened in the UK and the US earlier this month. Now, the Minecraft team announced that it has released the game in 15 new countries around the world! This list includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland. People living in any of these countries can get their hands on the game now at the link below. Read more

Minecraft Earth early access launches in select countries (Update: US access)

Update, November 12, 2019 (12:50 PM ET): Early access to Minecraft Earth opened in New Zealand and Iceland this October, and in the United Kingdom earlier this month.

The official Minecraft Earth Twitter account just announced the app is now available in the US! If you are in the States, you can click the download link at the bottom of the article to get your hands on the game today. Read more

Minecraft Earth early access launches in select countries (Update: UK access)

Update, November 5, 2019 (03:15 PM ET): After early access to Minecraft Earth opened in select countries this past October, it looks like the United Kingdom is now able to access the game. According to iMore, all you need to do is visit the UK version of the Google Play Store and install the game as usual. Read more