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Google kicks off its 'Best of 2015' promo. Photo: Google

Google kicks off its ‘Best of 2015’ promo. Photo: Google

The year isn’t quite over yet, but Google has wasted no time in highlighting its best Android apps and games of 2015. The list includes hit titles like Fallout Shelter, Clash of Clansand Lara Croft: Relic Run — plus awesome apps like Google Photos, Twitch, and Telegram.

Share your gameplay with the world through YouTube Gaming. Photo: Samsung

Share your gameplay with the world through YouTube Gaming. Photo: Samsung

YouTube will soon enable direct live-streaming from within your favorite Android games, allowing friends to watch while you take down pigs in Angry Birds, construct new bases in Minecraft, and wreak havoc in Goat Simulator.

The first video game that's officially sanctioned as canon by Lucasfilm is a free-to-play game? Photo: Kabam

The first video game that’s officially sanctioned as canon by Lucasfilm is a free-to-play game? Photo: Kabam

There’s been a disturbance in the Force: a free-to-play Star Wars game has arrived for iOS and Android, and it’s surprisingly damn good.

Star Wars: Uprising is the first video game that’s actually canon to the new Star Wars Universe, taking place between Return of the Jedi (VI) and the upcoming The Force Awakens (VII).

That alone merits a download, but once you start playing, you’ll find a really well-written storyline, some deep customization options, and an addictive gear collecting and upgrading system that will keep you going back for more. Check out the trailer below for some glorious Star Wars action.

Vulkan is coming to Android. Photo: Samsung

Vulkan is coming to Android. Photo: Samsung

Apple Metal, introduced at last year’s WWDC, gives developers low-level access to the GPU to maximize the graphics and performance potential of their games. Now Android gamers are going to get a taste of that, too.

No, Apple isn’t bringing Metal to Android — but Google is adopting an alternative called Vulkan.

Eat the world right from your smartphone or tablet with Pac-Man CE DX.

Eat the world right from your smartphone or tablet with Pac-Man CE DX.

Get ready to spend your time chomping dots and eating ghosts with this amazing version of arcade classic Pac-Man, one of the most recognizable games of the past 35 years.

Designed by the original Pac-Man creator Tōru Iwatani, Championship Edition (CE) came out for the Xbox 360 in 2007, and it was the best ever remake of the arcade original.

Now Pac-Man CE DX, an improved version of the game that released onto Xbox 360 in 2010, is here for your iPhone or Android smartphone, and I’m betting you’ll spend some serious time playing it.

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