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The best new games for Android this week – A music story, growing up and more

Saturday pulled down Friday’s pants and shoved them into a manhole cover, chuckling the whole time. And that means it’s time for us to take a look at the best games that have landed on the Play Store in the last seven days.

This week we have heartfelt rhythm action, life sims set in the 90s, and a game that will have you pulling your hair out in frustration. It’s a purse of genres, but they’re all worth checking out. They are all premium unless otherwise stated.

You can click on the game names below to download them from the Play Store, if that’s the kind of thing you’re interested in. And if you spotted anything that you think should have been on this list, let us know in the comments below.

A life sim that takes you back to a kid’s childhood in the 90s. It’s full of heart, interesting characters, and a special kind of nostalgia that will touch the hearts of some people of all good hearts. manners. Expect lots of plaid.

A rhythm action game that deals with some pretty big themes – life, death, memory, all the big ones. It’s set in the 60s, it looks stunning, and there are 26 songs to play.

A super challenging platformer sequel that has you jumping through a series of incredibly challenging levels. You control everything with just one finger, and it’s all about getting absolutely perfect timing. It’s free with a single IAP to unlock additional content.

A punchy classic gets a long-awaited release on mobile. It has all the bells and whistles of the ACA, and an appropriately retro charm. It may not have the clout of some modern brawlers, but it’s a good look at how the genre began.

A hex-based strategy game with a pedigree behind it. It takes place in the human psyche and allows you to collect different aspects of your brain to use in battle. There are a bunch of single and multiplayer modes, and a decent level of challenge. This one is free with IAP.

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