Following the game's launch two summers ago, Niantic seemed, at times, overwhelmed by the success of Pokemon Go and was slow to react to the needs of its large and often frustrated player community. The game's first year was especially marked by frustrating glitches that made tracking and capturing Pokemon, at times, overly challenging and even allowed cheaters to capture rare monsters and grab distant gyms.
But Niantic has -- slowly -- addressed player concerns and on the game's... Read More »
(Update: Bethesda Softworks has just filed a lawsuit against developer Behaviour Interactive and publisher Warner Bros. over this game, alleging breach of contract, copyright infringement, and misappropriation of trade secrets.)TL;DR The Westworld game is free to play, with in-app transactions The writers of the show have coordinated with the developer on narratives This developer also made Fallout Shelter ... Read More »
Alto's Odyssey is coming to Android phones in July. You can preorder the mobile platformer on the Google Play Store today to be notified when the game releases next month.
The beautiful and captivating follow-up to Alto's Adventure launched in February for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.Just as charming as the original
If you loved Alto's Adventure, you'll feel the same about his Odyssey. The mobile game has an equally beautiful geometric landscape and even more pleasing and evocative... Read More »
With the whirlwind of this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo gratefully winding down, we can now dissect the highlights of the video game industry's premier annual showcase. As we predicted, Android and iOS games grabbed some of the spotlight that's historically been dominated by big-budget console games like Halo, Uncharted, and The Legend of Zelda. Here are the mobile games announcements from E3 2018 that every Android and iPhone gamer should check out.1. Bethesda Game Studios... Read More »
While game developers are eagerly shoehorning a battle royale mode anywhere it will fit, their annual Electronic Entertainment Expo kicking off this weekend is a war of a different kind. Tens of thousands are expected to marvel at the dizzying kaleidoscope of sound and vision known as the E3 show floor, where deep-pocketed companies like Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft will be spending big to architect the most dazzling booths in the building.
But lest you think that... Read More »
In the world-building game, The Battle for Polytopia, you lead a tribe, conquer cities, take land, gather resources, and get the highest score before your time runs out.
Part of what makes The Battle for Polytopia a joy to play is, unlike some other world-building games that require you to master quite a bit before you can start enjoying your conquests, this turn-based strategy game for Android and iOS is easy to jump into and start building an empire.... Read More »
Warner Brothers and TT Games have just announced that The Incredibles are getting their own LEGO game on June 15, to coincide with the long-awaited sequel to Pixar's 2004 animated film arriving a week later. LEGO The Incredibles will be coming out on the Nintendo Switch mobile game console, as well as the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. The game is priced at $59.99 for all three platforms. A Windows release has not been announced.
TT's LEGO games straddle... Read More »
Hooray! Another post-apocalyptic zombie game! And this one's good! In Last Day on Earth: Survival -- from Kefir and currently in beta -- you play as a survivor in a zombie-filled wasteland, searching for food, water, and materials. As you level up, you can build a shelter and fortify it; craft weapons and clothes; and even erect a radio tower, so you can chat with other players in the game. The game is in beta, so some final... Read More »
In Badland -- a haunting and evocative platformer -- you fly a dark, fluffy creature through dangerous woods to safety (iOS and Android). The bat-like creature, called a clone, floats through the troubled forest, bouncing off branches, pipes, gears, paddles, and other clones. The game is beautiful, with a hand-drawn feel, and you progress by avoiding threats and obstacles that change as the day moves from morning to night. Play alone, with four friends on... Read More »
FoxNext Games announced today that Marvel Strike Force, a free-to-play squad-based role-playing game set in the Marvel comic book universe, is now available for iOS and for Android. You can assemble a team from a selection of over 60 characters, from stalwarts such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, Wolverine, and Captain America and newer favorites including Groot and Star-Lord to resurgent heroes like Daredevil and Doctor Strange.
The game includes a single-player campaign, "Events" (missions specific... Read More »