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The 7 Best Game of Thrones Apps Every Fan Needs To Download

24 April 2016, 9:10 am EDT By Lauren Keating Tech Times
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Here are the best gaming, news and trivia apps to download for true "Game of Thrones" fans.  ( )

Now that the season 6 premiere of Game of Thrones is literally just around the corner, all the plotting and scheming, war between the living and dead and raunchy romances will probably reignite your passion for the series.

Watching the series on Sundays most likely will leave us wanting more and more. Waiting days for new episodes may feel like torture Aegon IV Targaryen-style, but there are other ways to be immersed in George R.R. Martin's world - and we're not just talking about streaming each episode multiple times.

Whether you want to play a game that takes you into Westeros, brush up on your Lannister knowledge or learn the Dothraki language, there are plenty of GoT apps to keep you entertained all season long.

Here are the seven best Game of Thrones apps every fan needs to download now.

Game of Thrones Ascent

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• Type of app: Strategy game

• Why download: If there is any title that you need to download, it's this one. This mobile game is based on Martin's novels and the HBO series, where the players select which house they belong to and then get to go on adventures with Jon Snow, Tyrion Lannister or Daenerys Targaryen. You will have to gather an army to defeat your enemies and claim the Iron Throne.

• Best feature: New quests are added each week that include plots from the latest episode in the series.

• Available for: iOS

• Price: Free with in-app purchases.

Game of Quotes

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• Type of app: Keyboard of quotes

• Why download: Sometimes Tyrion Lannister says things better than you possibly articulate yourself. You know that there are some awesome one-liners that you are just waiting to use when talking to your fellow GoT fanatic friends, and this app lets you do exactly that. Text your friends with quotes spoken from characters throughout seasons 1-6 including Ramsay, Tyrion and Baelish.

• Best feature: All the quotes appear right in the keyboard with a collection of more than 200 to choose from.

• Available on: iOS 

• Price: $0.99

Trivia for Game of Thrones

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• Type of app: Trivia

• Why download: This app lets you test your knowledge to see how much you know about the HBO series. Most of the questions quiz you on story lines regarding the main characters, so it's also a good way to be reminded of what happened in the past.

• Best feature: There are three modes: classic, arcade and survival. You have to answer before the time runs out or else you lose and have to start over.

• Available on: iOS 

• Price: Free

Winter is Coming - The Game of Thrones News Source

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• Type of app: News

• Why download: This app is created from TheWinterIsComing.net, providing users with one centralized location for all articles and features on GoT. Users can also read about the characters, each season and episode.

• Best feature: This app provides users with recaps that can be accessed in the menu, so that you can remember all the plot lines in time for each new episode

• Available on: iOS and Android

• Price: Free

Dothraki Companion

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• Type of app: Language

• Why download: You love the series, so why not learn to speak the Dothraki language? This app was written by David J. Peterson, the creator the language for the series.

• Best feature: This app makes it easy to learn Dothraki using vocabulary flash cards and dialogue with audio.

• Available on: iOS

• Price: $3.99

Game of Thrones - A Telltale Game Series

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• Type of app: Episodic storytelling game

• Why download: This app combines story and gaming, where the player controls different members of the Forrester house as they fight to survive in their kingdom.

• Best feature: The choices you make in the game determine the fate of the characters.

• Available on: iOS and Android

• Price: Free

HBO Go / HBO Now

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• Type of app: on demand; streaming service

• Why download: You might not be home to watch Game of Thrones, but that doesn't mean you can't stream it and view it on your smartphone screen. Those with an HBO cable subscription can watch each episode when it airs on Sundays using the on-demand app HBO Go. If you don't have HBO, you can still watch each episode as it airs using the standalone streaming service HBO Now.

• Available on: iOS (HBO GO) and Android (HBO Now)

• Price: Free (HBO log-in required); Free (subscription costs $14.99 per month)

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