Yesterday we reported on This War Of Mine getting its own physical board game and that 11-bit Studio's Kickstarter campaign has begun. We also said it is usually physical board games getting digital adaptations and not the other way around. Well it looks like the 'other way around' is becoming a trend as Plague Inc is looking to get a physical board game as well. Of course this solely depends on how successful the Kickstarter campaign for it is.
Released originally on iOS by MandleDuck Ltd, SaruTobi is a freemium game where players have the opportunity to win/earn a actual bitcoins. The gameplay is fairly basic, where players are assuming control of monkey that is hanging on the bottom of a vine.
Nintendo recently revealed what franchises their next two mobile games would be from, that being Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing. Today the company revealed what sort of business model these games would have, and while Nintendo did say all of their games would be free-to-play more than likely back when they initially revealed they would be making mobile games, it seems then are going to be trying a slightly different approach with these two upcoming games.
Disney launched their multi-platform 'world' full of games and things players can do, including creating pretty much whatever they want in that world, about 2 years ago. It's a lot like Skylanders in the way of using physical toys (characters) that can be scanned into the game world and used by the player that scanned them in.
Minority Media today has announced that their upcoming Virtual Reality game called Time Machine will finally be launching this month for both major VR headsets, the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The narrative for this game was written by the Assassin's Creed III and IV writer Jill Murray.
Square Enix and Disney's release of Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ onto mobile has apparently done quite well for itself since its recent launch, amassing over 2 million downloads in North America alone. This number may not seem like a lot in the grand scheme of things until you realize that this was done in under a month's time. Like any milestone breaking, Square Enix and Disney are going to host an in-game event for a limited time.
Released by Frillapps, The Door is a very simple game that focuses on mystery and the unknown. The premise is one that begins in darkness, with the sound of a baby cooing, followed by a door closing. There's no back story to speak of. Players will then see a door appear on the screen, which rests there and responds to the player's tapping.
Rockstar Games, the outfit behind Grand Theft Auto, among other popular franchises, has a good amount of those games released onto Android. They have put most of them on sale, namely the Grand Theft Auto series, as well as the Android version of Max Payne. With the former, players get to assume the role of an outlaw, spreading mayhem all over their city like a proper criminal should.
Set to release May 10th, Who Lurks is an upcoming game that focuses on deception and survival in a multiplayer setting. The game does include missions for players to enjoy alone, and completing them does unlock other content within the game, the crux of it is when you have a group of friends, as the game accommodates three to six players at a time.
While Snail Games just recently released the sequel to Taichi Panda, called Taichi Panda Heroes, that hasn't stopped the company from pushing out content updates for the original game. Taichi Panda's newest content update, called Divinity, has arrived and brings with it some much requested content features.