A couple of weeks back during E3 2015, one of the bigger games announced for mobile was a new Torchlight game, appropriately named Torchlight Mobile. While the game was announced and demos were played, a more official list of features wasn't available since the game is still deep in development.
Out There has been on Google Play for some time now and it is still a fun game to play. If you're not familiar with this game, Out There is an adventure game with RPG elements layered over it. Players take control of a space ship, flying from planet to planet, meeting new alien species at times, or finding new technology to research and use.
The video game industry is no stranger to controversy or censorship. In fact, the history of this burgeoning medium is rife with conflict over the inclusion of objectionable content. Gamers around the globe are still recovering from last year’s dust-up over Game Gate, and without skipping a beat, a new controversy has arisen, this time, because of the rebel flag of the secessionist states, otherwise known as The Confederacy.
It wasn't too long ago that Microsoft purchase Minecraft develop Mojang for a ridiculous amount of money, to the tune of $2.5 billion. While it was always stated that development of Minecraft would continue, with very little changing regarding that game, not much was said about the company's other titles. One of those titles is the company's multiplayer card combat game Scrolls, and now development will be ceasing for that game.
This year Mojang will be hosting Minecon 2015 in London and Telltale Games will be making their way there in order to officially debut Minecraft: Story Mode. You may remember when Telltale Games announced this new series back in December of last year, but if you missed our coverage on that, basically this is another episodic series but this time it is set within the Minecraft universe.
Well, we never thought this day would happen when we would be announcing an official Pokemon game for mobile, but apparently it looks like it finally will be happening. Today the Pokemon Company has announced that they will be releasing Pokemon Shuffle Mobile onto mobile devices soon. This is a step in the right direction even though it isn't the type of Pokemon game most people are hoping for.
LEGO has announced today that their upcoming LEGO Minifigures Online game will be featuring full cross-platform support, which includes mobile devices, and will be officially arriving next week. That means players on all platforms (PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, and Android) will be sharing the same persistent online world with people on different platforms at the same time.
Word on the internet is that Square Enix is currently making a new Final Fantasy Adventure title. If this series doesn't sound familiar to you, that is because somewhere in the past Final Fantasy Adventures became the Secret of Mana. It is also known by different names in different regions, with Europe knowing it as Mystic Quest, while Japan has it named as Seiken Densetsu: Final Fantasy Gaiden.
A week ago we reported on an upcoming MMORPG called Albion Online which was about to start a Summer Alpha testing phase for players who have purchased either the Epic or Legendary Founder's Packs. We also mentioned that this Alpha would be starting this week and sure enough the gate have opened and the Summer Alpha has begun.
Well it is about that time again for another round-up of Android games currently on sale at the end of another week. This week's list actually has some pretty good games on it, with 2K Games putting a few of their game on sale like XCOM: Enemy Withing, which we reported on earlier this week. It turns out 2K Games wanted to do more than just one game, which is fine with us!
Nickervision Studios has released a few of these simple yet addictive arcade games onto Android already. So far we have Pivot, Bing Bong, and Righty Tighty. Needless to say their new game follows a similar pattern for its name as well, with this one being called Ding Dong. Like its funny named brethren, Ding Dong also features addictive and simple gameplay, although not as simple as the first few games.