Activision's Call of Duty Companion App is available on the Play Store

Say what you will of Activision’s Call of Duty series, one thing is for sure: it is hands down the most popular first-person shooter in existence today. It’s thanks to this popularity that a stand-alone app such as the Call of Duty Companion App can exist. It serves as a 24/7 connection to all things Call of Duty, which means you can instantly analyze your performance, receive tailored recommendations, stay on top of the latest news, and most importantly, keep track of your friends so that you always know when they are online. Read MoreActivision’s Call of Duty Companion App is available on the Play Store was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

The Red Dead Redemption II Companion app can help you navigate the fictional frontier

Red Dead Redemption II dropped at midnight on Friday, so if you’re reading this, you’ve probably already put somewhere between a few and 40 hours into it. But in a game of this scale, there’s plenty to see, and developer Rockstar Games has released a companion app for smartphones and tablets that’ll help you find your way around.

RDR2: Companion, as its Play Store listing calls it, packs a number of useful features, including user manuals for either the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One version of the game, as well as the option to display certain HUD elements or a live game map on your secondary device’s screen, Wii U-style. Read MoreThe Red Dead Redemption II Companion app can help you navigate the fictional frontier was written by the awesome team at Android Police.