If you have never played the excellent title Monument Valley from USTWO Games, now is the time to give it a try. The Amazon App Store has Monument Valley as the Free App of the Day. This deal only lasts 24 hours, so get it while you can. Monument Valley has received excellent reviews, and it is a beautifully rendered 3D puzzle game. The game currently costs $3.99 in the Play Store. The expansion to Monument Valley "Forgotten Shores," has been released on iOS and it should make its way to Android soon.
Ironhide Game Studios has crafted one of the more popular tower defense games in recent history. It began with Kingdom Rush, and then they followed it up with Kingdom Rush Frontiers. Earlier this summer, we heard rumblings about a new game coming our way. The news has been quiet, but today, a new video has emerged, via Ironhide Game Studio's Twitter feed. The video lets us know that Kingdom Rush Origins will be out this fall. We still don't know much about the game, but it is always good to hear that things are still progressing well, when it comes to a new game.
There have been a lot, and that is putting it lightly, endless runners, since the success of Temple Run. It has been a long time, since I have played an endless runner that is so close in style to Temple Run, without yawning and thinking, this is more of the same. Headup Games, out of Cologne, Germany, teamed up with Level Bit, has just changed my mind again about the endless runner genre. Though the mechanics are exactly the same as other endless runners, Ms. Kong, their latest game, appears to have refreshed the genre. Welcome to the jungle!
Sven Magnus, better known to the world as Indie Game Developer, Mudloop, has just released a dynamic little game into the Play Store. Mudloop is based in Belgium, and Mr. Magnus develops his games in Unity and Flash. He has multiple games in the Play Store, such as ADAM, Bye Bye Kitty and 1-Bit-Hero-Retro Platformer. His latest project, is a wonderful arcade racer that is nimble, colorful and fun, called Blitz Racer.
Gameloft's Heroes of Order & Chaos MOBA will soon be getting an update which will make the game more of a serious MOBA title by adding some new features to the game. One of the big features that will be coming with this update is a Ban & Pick phase which is what you see in titles such as League of Legends when playing competitively.
EA's upcoming Sim City BuildIt is currently in a soft launch in a few territories right now such as Canada. However for the rest of the world, we will have to wait until EA decides to release the game worldwide until we can get a chance to play it and see if it is a worthy addition to the franchise for mobile players to dig into.
If you happen to be a fan of The Binding of Isaac style of gameplay then you'll be happy to know that there is a new game on Android called Obslashin’ which brings that same sort of top-down dungeon crawling gameplay to us today. Originally released as a soft launch, today marks the game's international release for everyone to grab a copy and start hacking at enemies.
The other day the newest Minecraft: Pocket Edition version update was pushed out to users who had been eagerly awaiting all the new visual tweaks and bug fixes that was going to be coming with the release of 0.10.0. Well as with any new version update and lots of tweaks that happen with it, other nasty little bugs have shown up. It's okay though, Mojang is on it and version 0.10.1 is slated for release at some point today.