Best Android apps this week

This week's apps include boxing robots and a first aid app to help you mop up their electronic wounds

Rock'em Sock'em Robots 99p

If the screenshot above hasn't convinced you that you need this app, try this: you get to play a boxing robot in this Android game based on the cult Mattel toys. Fight or train with the Red Rocker or Blue Bomber.

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BaconReader for Reddit £Free or £1.27 for Premium

Since Reddit (weirdly) doesn't have its own Android app, OneLouder has stepped in to serve up Reddit content in this simple interface. The free version includes ads.

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Sketch Free £Free

A basic drawing and painting app for Android; you can't make that many adjustments to brush sizes but the price is right: free. There's 11 brushes, an eraser tool and a colour picker – just remember, you can't buy talent.

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Generation of Chaos £9.12

This is a big'un. This strategy RPG for Android will take up 1.6MB of space but gives you 100 hours of gameplay in massive 30 x 30 battles with 10 campaigns. Just delete all your other games.

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First Aid by British Red Cross £Free

Not an Android app we particularly want to need to use this Christmas, but should there be a carving knife-related injury, you'll be thankful it's there. There's useful quizzes and an emergency button gives you step by step instructions.

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