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Best cases for ASUS Chromebook Flip

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Best cases for ASUS Chromebook Flip

What are the best cases for the ASUS Chromebook Flip?

Cases for your ASUS Chromebook Flip come in many styles, from the briefcase to the minimalist sleeve. Take your pick from the cream of the crop.

Rogue Theory laptop case

Rogue Theory Chevron case

You can get laptop cases from Rogue Theory in a wide range of solid colors and patterns, but right now we're loving the blue and white Chevron pattern pictured here. The leather straps add a nice detail to the gentle snap closures on the front that keep your ASUS Chromebook Flip covered and safe.

The fabric is stiffened and custom fit to your Chromebook so that it fits nice and snug. For a little extra storage space for things like cords or a USB you can add a color coordinating zippered pouch to your order.

Rogue Theory cases are manufactured in the U.S. and are a handmade, totally unique option for bringing your ASUS Chromebook Flip wherever you go.

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iPearl mCover hard shell case

iPearl mCover hard shell case in purple

This hard shell case from iPearl mCover is ideal for those who want a case for their ASUS Chromebook Flip but don't want to deal with zippers, snaps, or sleeves. The translucent PC material comes in seven color options as well as a clear version.

This two-piece case is easy to snap on and off, and for a reasonable price, you can grab two covers and change up the look of your Chromebook on a regular basis.

iPearl mCover cases won't add loads of bulk but do still act as great protection if you're a little hard on your Chromebook or if your commute is a little less than smooth.

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Evecase Neoprene slim briefcase

Evecase Neoprene slim briefcase in black

Handles are pretty handy. The slim briefcase from Evecase lets you quickly grab your laptop case by the handles when you're in a hurry or lets you tuck them away when the case needs to fit into a larger bag. The Neoprene material keeps your ASUS Chromebook Flip safe from incidental spills or the occasional rainy jaunt.

The secure zipper closure and soft, cushioned interior keep your Chromebook protected, even if your day is keeping you on the run. The front pocket is ideal for cords, paperwork, or even your phone; just keep everything all in one place and you won't waste your day searching for odds and ends.

The Evecase Neoprene slim briefcase comes in six solid colors, or six kid-friendly patterns that are too cute to pass up.

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Navitech canvas laptop sleeve

Navitech canvas laptop sleeve with white and blue stripes

Canvas is an excellent choice for laptop sleeve material; it's durable and less flexible than other fabrics, so your ASUS Chromebook Flip will stay safe and sound. It comes in solid red, black, or the nautical blue and white stripe pattern pictured here.

It's slim and lightweight enough to toss into another bag if you're traveling or commuting. The secure snap closure won't fly open and the interior pocket is a perfect storage spot for a cord and a USB. The soft fabric lining keeps the exterior of your Chromebook scratch-free, too.

Durable, simple in its design, and made just for the ASUS Chromebook Flip, the canvas laptop sleeve from Navitech is a solid choice.

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Case Star Neoprene sleeve

Case star Neoprene sleeve in red

You want something simple, straightforward, and on the inexpensive side? Look no further than the Neoprene sleeve from Case Star. It comes in eight solid color options that fit like a glove on your ASUS Chromebook Flip.

The zippered closure is secure and the sleeve features just a little bit of extra interior space for bringing along a charging cord. The super slim design will let you tuck the sleeve easily into a backpack or your carry-on luggage and the Neoprene material adds a little barrier against accidental spills.

For a sleeve that's easy on the wallet and an easy choice, Case Star's Neoprene sleeve is it.

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AmazonBasics laptop and tablet bag

AmazonBasics laptop and tablet bag

If you need your ASUS Chromebook Flip to travel well with other accessories and gear, go for the AmazonBasics laptop and tablet bag. It comes in basic black with a removable long shoulder strap that's awfully convenient for travel.

For good measure, go for the slightly larger size featured here; an extra inch or so means it's easier to slide your Chromebook in and out of the bag. The large zippered front pocket holds cords, your phone, your wallet, you name it; the narrower third pocket is perfect for documents.

The AmazonBasics bag is inexpensive and carries your ASUS Chromebook Flip along with all of your essential accessories in safety and go-with-everything-style.

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1 hour ago

How to manage Snapchat Memories on Android

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How to manage Snapchat Memories on Android

How do I use Snapchat Memories?

Now that you're getting used to using Snapchat Memories, learn how to navigate and edit old snaps, store videos and photos in a protected My Eyes Only section, and so much more!

Here are a few ways to manage Snapchat Memories for your Android phone.

How to edit an old Snap in Memories on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch Snapchat from your home screen.
  2. Tap on the smaller white circle underneath the shutter button to access Memories. You can also swipe up anywhere on the screen.
  3. Tap on the photo or video you would like to edit.

    Launch Snapchat from your home screen, tap on the smaller white circle, and then tap the photo or video you would like to edit.

  4. Tap and hold the photo. A black border will appear around the photo.
  5. Tap the little white pencil in the lower left corner.
  6. Tap stickers, text, or doodles in the upper right corner to edit your photo like you would a standard Snapchat.

    Tap and hold the photo to make a black border appear around it. Tap the little white pencil and then the stickers, text and doodles in the upper right corner.

  7. Tap the timer in the lower left corner to adjust how long the Snap will show for.
  8. Tap the arrow in the blue circle in the lower right corner.

    Tap the timer and tap the arrow in the opposite corner to send your snap.

Just like sending a standard Snap, select My Story or the contacts you would like to share your photo/video with.

How to move a Snap to My Eyes Only in Memories on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch Snapchat from your home screen.
  2. Tap on the smaller white circle underneath the shutter button to access Memories. You can also swipe up anywhere on the screen.
  3. Tap and hold the photo or video you would like to protect.

    Launch Snapchat from your home screen, tap on the smaller white circle underneath the main shutter button, and then tap and hold the photo you would like to protect.

  4. Tap My Snap in the upper lefthand corner
  5. Tap Move to My Eyes Only
  6. Tap Move.

    Tap my snap in the upper lefthand corner, tap move to my eyes only, and then tap move.

The Snap will then be moved to your password protected My Eyes Only section.

How to rename a Snapchat story in Memories on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch Snapchat from your home screen.
  2. Tap on the smaller white circle underneath the shutter button to access Memories. You can also swipe up anywhere on the screen.
  3. Tap the Stories tab at the top of the screen to access your saved stories.

    Launch Snapchat from your home screen, tap on the smaller white circle, and tap the stories tab.

  4. Tap and hold the story bubble you would like to rename.
  5. Tap My Story in the upper left corner next to the menu (☰).

    Tap and hold the story bubble to rename it and then tap the my story tab in the upper left corner.

  6. Tap Name Story and title your story.
  7. Tap the check mark in the green circle in the lower right corner.

    Tap Names Story and title your story. Then tap the check mark in the right corner.

How to move your Story to My Eyes Only in Memories on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch Snapchat from your home screen.
  2. Tap on the smaller white circle underneath the shutter button to access Memories. You can also swipe up anywhere on the screen.
  3. Tap the Stories tab at the top of the screen to access your saved stories.

    Launch Snapchat from your home screen, tap on the smaller white circle, and then tap on the stories tab.

  4. Tap and hold the story bubble you would like to make private.
  5. Tap the menu (☰) in the upper left corner.

    Tap and hold the story bubble you would like to make private and then tap the hamburger menu in the upper left corner.

  6. Tap Move Story to My Eyes Only.
  7. Tap Move.

    Tap move story to my eyes only and then tap move.

How to export individual Snaps from Memories on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch Snapchat from your home screen.
  2. Tap on the smaller white circle underneath the shutter button to access Memories. You can also swipe up anywhere on the screen.
  3. Tap and hold the Snap you would like to export.

    Launch Snapchat from your home screen, tap on the smaller white circle underneath the shutter button, and then tap and hold the snap you would like to export.

  4. Tap the menu (☰) in the upper left corner.
  5. Tap Export Snap. Select what you would like to do with that exported photo.

    Tap the menu in the upper corner and then tap export snap.

How to delete photos and videos from your Memories on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch Snapchat from your home screen.
  2. Tap on the smaller white circle underneath the shutter button to access Memories. You can also swipe up anywhere on the screen.
  3. Tap the red check mark in a circle in the upper right corner of the screen.

    Launch Snapchat, and then tap on the smaller white circle under the shutter button. Tap the red check mark in a circle in the upper right corner.

  4. Tap on the photos and videos you would like to select. A red check mark will appear on the selected photo/video.
  5. Tap the garbage can in the lower left corner.
  6. Tap Delete once the prompt appears.

    Tap on the photos and videos you would like to select. A red check mark will sppear. Tap the garbage can in the lower left corner and then tap delete on the prompt that appears.

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2 hours ago

Google is offering a new way to explore Rio de Janeiro from your house

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With the Olympics making their way to Rio de Janeiro in the coming weeks, Google is now offering a new way to explore the city from the comfort of your own home. From its beautiful beaches to awesome landscapes, this city is one you will want to check out, even if you can't get there in person. Google has taken the time to map the whole city, so you can even explore the areas that previously weren't even registered with addresses.

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2 hours ago

This Quick Charge 2.0 car charger is just $6 at Amazon!

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Right now you can pick up Aukey's Quick Charge 2.0 car charger for just $6 with coupon code CZO24P8M. This is a $5 savings from its normal $11 price tag, which makes it an even better value. The charger has two ports, one of which will allow you to take advantage of the Quick Charge 2.0 speeds. You can plug in the USB cable of your needs to either port, making it extremely versatile and able to keep all of your gear charged.

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3 hours ago

Pokémon Go 'tips' that are total nonsense

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Wanna know a sweet hack for leveling up faster? Go actually play the game.

Everyone's looking for an edge in Pokémon Go. Maybe you don't get to play as much as your friend, and that level and a half gain they have on you is sending that competitive itch you have into overdrive. Maybe your co-worker's bike ride to work means they hatch eggs twice as fast as you because you drive. Maybe that little jerk at the end of your street has basically been playing nonstop because school is out and that makes it next to impossible to take and hold the local gym. Whatever the reason, we get it. Sometimes you need an edge, and the sudden popularity of Pokémon Go meant the internet was immediately filled with "hacks" to give you that edge.

We've been documenting these little hacks and testing them for ourselves. Some of them work. Surprise! Most of them are fake. To help you sort through these "tips" we've got everything that has been thoroughly debunked here, including an explanation for why people thought the trick worked int he first place.

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4 hours ago

AT&T starts selling the 8-inch Trek 2 HD tablet on August 5

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AT&T has announced it will begin selling the 8-inch Trek 2 HD tablet on August 5, in its stores and online. The tablet will have Android 6.0 Marshmallow pre-installed.

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4 hours ago

Hearthstone players can party hard on Aug. 11 with One Night in Karazhan expansion

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Blizzard has announced the next single-player expansion for its collectible RPG card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. One Night in Karazhan, where players get invited to a big party, will be released on August 11.

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4 hours ago

Add some MrMobile flare to your Android phone with this theme

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We're all very proud to have MrMobile with us.

Michael Fisher, aka MrMobile, does video like almost no one else on the net right now, and his smooth performances bring another level of class to the videos he's sharing with us. He makes the technology he talks about more approachable not just for die-hard enthusiasts but for the everyman on the street who just wants to know what's the best phone on Android right now or what the hell this Pokémon GO thing is.

With his fancy new set and his fancy new logos came the obvious idea that we needed to bring that MrMobile flare to the home screen. The simple custom theme below is simple, distinct, and MrMobile-approved. Here's what you need to get it done:

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6 hours ago

Galaxy Note 7 tipped for Euro release in September, new colors and updated Gear VR pictured

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And there's a rose gold/blue version too!

We're just days away from the official unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and the pace of leaks is starting to build. The latest sortie of information and images comes from French outlet NoWhereElse and Steve Hemmerstoffer, also known as @onleaks on Twitter.

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6 hours ago

How to set up and use Google Drive on Android

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How to set up and use Google Drive on Android

How do I use Google Drive on Android?

Google Drive is one of the handiest cloud storage services around, giving you 15GB of free space, which you can access from just about any device with an internet connection. The age of USB thumb drives is over.

When you set up your Android phone, you would have been prompted to add your Google account, which is all you need to use Google Drive. Here's how to set up your personal Google Drive and use some of its main functions.

How to add an account your Google Drive on Android

If you've already set up your Gmail account on your phone, then you'll just have to launch Google Drive and perform steps 1-3 below. If you'd like to add another account, like a work email address, continue on after step 3.

  1. Launch Google Drive from your home screen or from the app drawer.
  2. Tap the next arrow in the bottom right corner through the start screens.
  3. Tap Done in the bottom right corner of your screen.
  4. Tap the menu button in the top left corner of your screen. It looks like ☰.

    Tap the next arrow, tap Done, tap the menu button

  5. Tap the dropdown arrow next to the current account that's associated with your Google Drive.
  6. Tap Add account.
  7. Tap the type of account you'd like to use. You can even use Twitter!

    Tap the dropdown arrow, tap Add account, tap the type of account you want to use

  8. Enter your security measure if you have a pattern lock or PIN lock on your phone.
  9. Enter your email address or login credentials, depending on what type of account you chose to add.
  10. Tap Next.
  11. Type in your Password and tap Next in the bottom right corner.

    Enter your security measure, enter your email address, tap next, enter your password, tap next

  12. Tap Accept.
  13. Tap the circle next to a payment option.
  14. Tap Continue.

    Tap Accept, tap a payment option, tap Continue

The account will now be added to your phone and can be used with other Google apps, like Gmail, Docs, Sheets, and more!

How to upload files to your Google Drive on Android

You can upload Microsoft Word documents, Google Docs, photos from your Gallery, and tons more!

  1. Find the document on your phone that you'd like to upload to Google Drive. In this example, we're using a photo from the Gallery.
  2. Tap the share button. It'll usually look like a left-pointing triangle, with a dot at each point.
  3. Tap Save to Drive.

    Find the document you want to share, tap the share button, tap Save to Drive

  4. Tap Allow if prompted to allow Google Drive access to your files.
  5. Add a title to the document if you'd like and tap Save in the bottom right corner of your screen.

    Tap Allow, add a title if you want, tap Save

Your file will now be uploaded to your Google Drive where you can view it from any device on which you can access Google.

How to view files in your Google Drive on Android

Viewing your files in Google Drive on Android is as easy as launching the app from your home screen or app drawer. That's it! When you launch the app, you'll be brought to your Drive with all of your files right there for you to scroll through and view. Just tap a file to open it.

You can search for files by name by tapping the search icon (usually looks like a magnifying glass) and typing the name of the file you'd like to view.

How to share files from your Google Drive on Android

You can share any file from your Google Drive, either by sending the physical file or by sharing a link that will allow someone to view the file in your Google Drive (they won't be able to see anything else).

  1. Launch Google Drive from your home screen or from the app drawer.
  2. Tap the more button on the file you want share. It looks like three vertical dots.
  3. You have two ways to share your file:
    • Tap Share link to send someone a link to this file in your Google Drive.
    • Tap Send file to send someone the physical file.
  4. Tap a sharing method. You can share files via email, Facebook, messaging, and much more!

    Tap the more button, tap Share link or Send file, tap a sharing method

Now you can just share the file or the link via the method you've chosen normally. If you're sending it as a message, just tap the send button like you would for a text message. If you're sharing it via email, you can add a message and add multiple recipients, just like normal!

How to view files that were shared with you via Google Drive on Android

If you have notifications for Google Drive turned on (which they usually are by default), you can just tap the notification and it'll open right to the file that's been shared with you. If you dismissed the notification by mistake or just didn't get one, here's how to view files that have been shared with you!

  1. Launch Google Drive from your home screen or from the app drawer.
  2. Tap the menu button on the top left of your screen. It looks like ☰.
  3. Tap Shared with me.
  4. Tap the file you'd like to view.

    Tap the menu button, tap Shared with me, tap the file you want to view

How to download a file from Google Drive

If you're transferring files via Google Drive and want to save a hard copy to your phone, you just have to download the file.

  1. Launch Google Drive from your home screen or from the app drawer.
  2. Tap the more button on the bottom right of the file thumbnail. It's the three vertical dots.
  3. Tap Download.

    Launch Google Drive, tap the more button on a file, tap Download

The file will now be downloaded to your phone. You'll receive a notification when it's downloaded, and you can tap that to view it or look in your file storage.

How to check your storage in Google Drive on Android

Google Drive starts you off with 15GB for free, and if you find you're saving a lot to your Google Drive, it's probably best to keep an eye on your storage.

  1. Launch Google Drive from your home screen or the app drawer.
  2. Tap the menu button on the top left of your screen. It looks like ☰.
  3. Tap Settings.

    Launch Google Drive, tap the menu button, tap Settings

The first item in the Settings list is Storage and beneath it, it'll tell you how much of your 15GB you have used. If you're just using your Drive to save Google Docs, it's going to take you a very long time to fill it up.

How to delete files from your Google Drive on Android

If you do find your Google Drive is getting a bit full because you've been using it to save photos, videos, music, and a ton of other stuff, you can choose to pay to upgrade your storage or take the frugal route and delete some stuff!

  1. Launch Google Drive from your home screen or the app drawer.
  2. Tap the more button on the file you'd like to delete. It's the three vertical dots in the bottom right corner of the thumbnail.
  3. Tap Remove, which is at the bottom of the options.

    Launch Google Drive, tap the more button on a file, tap Remove

The file will now be removed from your Google Drive, but you can always re-upload it if you need to.

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10 hours ago

Sony records $205 million profit in Q2 2016, mobile unit finally in the black

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Sony has posted its financial results for the quarter ending in June, announcing a modest $205 million (¥21.2 billion) operating profit. That's down from the $780 million (¥84.2 billion) recorded during the same period last year. One of the company's image sensor factories was affected by an earthquake earlier this year, leading to an overall revenue decline of 11% to $15.6 billion (¥1.61 trillion).

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14 hours ago

Total Chromecast sales have now exceeded 30 million units

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Google revealed as part of its latest quarterly financial conference call that the company has now sold over 30 million units of its Chromecast media casting devices.

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20 hours ago

Best RPGs for Android

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Best RPGs for Android

What are the best Android RPGs?

Role-playing games are wonderful, story-driven experiences that complement the mobile gaming experience nicely. Despite the relatively tiny mobile screens we're used to (yes, 5.7 inches is still small by gaming standards) RPGs allow us to get lost in fanciful worlds for a while.

In the case of some games, especially those ported over from PC, that "while" could be 20 or 30 hours! This makes the best RPGs worth their price in the Google Play Store. There are some duds in there, so we've hand-picked the best of the best to save you the trouble of digging.

If you're looking for more than just RPGs, be sure to check out our roundup of the best Android games of the year!

Crashlands

Butterscotch Shenanigans makes some quirky and hilarious games and Crashlands is no exception. In what might be the funniest mobile RPG to date, you play as Flux Dabes, a space trucker who's forced to crash-land (get it?) on an alien planet thanks to an alien jerk named Hewgodooko.

As you try to survive on this strange planet, you must craft your way through repairing your ship, build bases, tame wildlife to be pets, and fight the locals while crafting weapons and items from their corpses (it sounds morbid, but it's great).

If you love witty dialogue, a fun story, quirky games, and crafting over 468 items, then you should be playing Crashlands.

Download: Crashlands ($4.99)

Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

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If you're a D&D fan, then you're going to want the Baldur's Gate games on your phone ASAP. They use a modified version of the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons 2nd Edition rules and the original Baldur's Gate was credited with the computer RPG renaissance in 1998.

These are your classic fantasy games, wherein you start off knowing only the walls of the castle in which you were born, but are thrust into a war-torn world under mysterious circumstances. Venture off and take on mythical creatures, as well as real ones (like rats!)

If you like a good old fashioned romp around a medieval realm, clearing dungeons and slaying beasts, all while creating potions and bettering your character, then the Baldur's Gate games should be right up your alley.

Download: Baldur's Gate ($9.99, with in-app purchases)

Download: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn ($9.99, with in-app purchases)

Final Fantasy

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One of the most beloved RPG sagas is on mobile in the form of 12 Final Fantasy games:

If you have any love in your heart for the series, then you'll definitely want at least one of these titles on your phone or tablet. Play your way through the entire sci-fi/fantasy saga if you want to and help Cloud stop Sephiroth, help Cecil stop Golbez, and help defeat Queen Brahne alongside Zidane.

Most of the adventures and a few spin-offs are there for you to spend hours and hours with, which makes them worth the cash (they can be as much as $20.99!). Just note that these games can take up a LOT of space, like upwards of 2 gigs. That being said, you're getting the full game with all of these, so 2GB doesn't really seem all the huge.

Whether you're up for medieval fantasy or futuristic sci-fi action, Final Fantasy has something for everyone, easily making them some of the best RPGs around for Android or any platform for that matter!

Download: Final Fantasy (Free-$20.99)

The Bard's Tale

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The Bard's Tale centers on a rather sly dog of a protagonist who, rather than playing the hero, prefers the company of women and the comfort of ale. You head off on a goofy adventure with a drunken fellow who plays magical songs in order to heal party members, summon party members to help fight, and summon party members to take damage for him (he's kind of a dick).

This features an excellent voice cast, with The Princess Bride's Cary Elwes as the Bard, Tony Jay (Frollo from The Hunchback of Notre Dame) as the narrator, and Brian George and Carlos Alazraqui as additional characters.

If you love a fantasy adventure, but want a break from the dark tones of most RPGs, then check out The Bard's Tale and never be bored again; there are 50 enemy types, over a dozen bosses, tons of weird NPCs, and plenty of satire, sure to slake your thirst for hilarity. Definitely not for kids.

Download: The Bard's Tale ($1.99, with in-app purchases)

Evoland

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Evoland isn't the most original game of all time, borrowing elements from the Legend of Zelda, Diablo, and Final Fantasy to create a classic RPG adventure that might be a bit of a knock-off, but it's as fun as any of the originals, and there's a damn-good reason for its pilfering of the classics.

This game is all about the evolution of video games, starting you off with two colors and a 2D character. As you progress, you unlock new technologies and new graphics until you reach the modern, 3D/HD age.

Your sort of meta-journey is punctuated by references to classic RPGs and movies, so keep a sharp eye out and enjoy the Easter eggs thrown in as you battle and loot and level up.

If you love RPGs, no matter when they were made, then you'll love Evoland.

Download: Evoland ($5.49)

Pocket Mortys

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Like Pokémon? Love Rick and Morty? Does the Pope have lips? Is a chicken Catholic? At their core, the original Pokémon games were glorious RPGs and Pocket Mortys is about as close as you can get to (legally) playing the classic Pokémon games on your phone. (Yeah, Pokémon Go is a thing, but it's just not the same!)

You get to control Rick, who's just doing science in his garage when Mysterious Rick comes through a portal and challenges him to a Morty battle. After, Rick goes through the portal to the Council of Ricks, who confiscate his portal gun.

To get it back, you have to defeat the six Ricks sitting on the council, but before you can battle them, you must battle the Ricks from other dimensions and claim their badges. After all that's through, you have to go and capture every type of Morty.

This is probably the most twisted take on Pokémon you'll come across, but it's fun and branded with the cartoon's signature humor, making it a game that just makes you wanna get schwifty.

Download Pocket Mortys and SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT.

Download: Pocket Mortys (Free, with in-app purchases)

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

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This is the full K.O.T.O.R. experience, so if you're a Star Wars fan, this is definitely the mobile game you're looking for. It's a huge download, at 2.4GB, but you get all the force-wielding, lightsaber-swinging, Republic-saving goodness that the console games dazzled us with.

You get to choose your party from nine types of characters, travel to eight planets on the Ebon Hawk, and learn to use the Force, including over 40 powers. You also get to build your own lightsaber!

Knights of the Republic is the epitome of a classic Star Wars RPG and this port is totally worth the cash. This game even supports controllers if you prefer to play that way. As the Jedi's last hope, you decide the fate of the galaxy as you battle your way to becoming a hero or falling to the temptation of the Dark Side.

You decide!

Download: Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic ($9.99)

Dragon Quest VIII

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Possibly the most popular game in the Dragon Quest series, Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is available for android in all its cell-shaded beauty. It was the first widely released Dragon Quest title, being the first to hit the PAL region and the first to be called Dragon Quest in North America, where it was always called Dragon Warrior.

In this version, you play as the Hero, a Trodain guard, who embarks on a quest to reclaim a stolen scepter from the evil court jester, Dhoulmagus, who has cursed Trodain castle, turning the king into a troll, the princess into a horse, and everyone else into plants.

This is the full PS2 game, so it's 1.4GB, taking up quite a bit of space on your phone. But you get everything the original has to offer: epic, turn-based battles, crafting via the Alchemy Pot, and classic fantasy, presented in a gorgeous 3D anime style.

If you loved Dragon Quest VIII on PS2, you'll love it on Android too.

Download: Dragon Quest VIII ($19.99)

Mage and Minions

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Claiming to be the first RPG truly designed for controls, Mage and Minions is an excellent fantasy RPG that really does feel great to play. The controls are smooth and make sense to the mobile experience and the gameplay is fun and immersive.

You and your party are off on a quest to prevent Ragadam from taking over the world and ultimately destroying it, all the while battling skeletons and demons, collecting loot, crafting items and weapons, and casting spells to get the job done.

The spell-casting controls are particularly cool, since you have to draw symbols on your screen to summon different spells.

If you're looking for an RPG experience that was truly meant for mobile, then indulge in Mage and Minions.

Download: Mage and Minions (Free, with in-app purchases)

Dungeon Hunter 5

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This is one of the deepest RPGs on this list, featuring a story mode, an online mode, and co-op mode wherein you hack and slash your way through dungeons, all the while leveling up and unlocking new weapons, armor, and other upgrades you can craft to create even stronger weapons.

This game is HUGE. The initial download is 33MB, but you'll eventually be downloading gigs of data, since there are over 900 weapons to wield and hundreds of different spells and skills to acquire.

While online, you get to develop your own dungeons where your precious loot resides, defended by minions that you recruit and craft from Minion Shards. As an added defense, you get to build Trap Rooms within your dungeons in order to thwart those that might steal your treasure. Just be careful; you'll likely be on the receiving end fairly often!

Dungeon Hunter 5 is a big, immersive, versatile RPG that sucks you in and before you know it, it's the year 2100 and you're a pile of dust, still battling your way to herodom or riches (because apparently heroes don't get paid).

If you're looking for an awesome free RPG that you can play until Ragnarok, then dive into Dungeon Hunter 5 and definitely keep an eye on your data usage!

Download: Dungeon Hunter 5 (Free, with in-app purchases)

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