The PC-based MMORPG called MU is getting a mobile version launched here in the West called MU: Origin. Published by Webzen, who also publishes the PC game, MU: Origin will be having a couple of rounds of closed beta testing for this Western version which begins this month.
Day: January 12, 2016
Now that the holidays are over, as is CES, we can sort of get back to some of our regular lives, at least for a couple of weeks till the next big conference. In the meantime, we can get back to posting some of the cool deals over on our store and today we have two of them. There is the NES30 Pro Bluetooth Game Controller and the Mighty Marquee Desk Light to check out.
Yesterday we mentioned that the pre-order date for HTC’s Virtual Reality headset called the Vive was revealed in an interview, with the date being February 29th. This puts shipping of the headset probably in April, which is what HTC said it was aiming for. We got to spend plenty of time with both the THC Vive and the Oculus Rift last week at CES 2016, and we have plenty of impressions to go over regarding both in another article this week. However, if today’s news is correct, the HTC Vive may have just received a big red mark against it.
The developers behind the rather enjoyable game Divide by Sheep, Fearless Fantasy, as well as other titles on mobile, are hosting what they are calling “Four-nification Week”. This is where tinyBuild will be revealing four new games, one each day between January 12th and January 15th. However, besides a small animated picture, the developers haven’t revealed any details about any of the four upcoming games until today where they have revealed the first one.
Released by IKCstudio, Nitro Dash is a racing game that has just arrived on Android. As an endless runner, players will look to see how long they can keep the action going, as they hijack one vehicle after another, and rush recklessly down the street. Fuel and coins can be collected along the way, with the former being needed to keep the vehicle going. Running out of fuel will cause the vehicle to explode.
League of Monkeys is a game development company based in Melbourne, Australia. They recently released a racing game meant for those that enjoy cars with souped up engines, and racing challenges, that can only be completed with great driving skill. Torque Burnout is for those that love to hear engines roar, and like the smell of burnt rubber. If that is your cup of tea, Torque Burnout is available to download in the Play Store.
It is hard to escape games these days that choose to forgo great detail in the visuals department, for a more retro look. The games are everywhere in the Play Store. are everywhere. Sometimes you come across one that is great to play, and at the same time, the pixels look amazing. I am not exactly sure what lures me into the pixels that have been created by the Super Mega Quest team, but I like what they have done!
Released by Csharks Games and Solutions Pvt Ltd, Sheep Farm is a new sim game that’s been released on Android. Players will assume the role of farmer Ben, who is employed on the eponymous Sheep Farm. Both the sheep, as well as related equipment, will fall under the farmer’s menu.
Released by Spunge Games Pty Ltd, Spunge Invaders is an arcade shooter where an invasion from space must be stopped. In an interesting twist, this isn’t alien ships being fended off from space with a star fighter, but instead is set on the surface of the ocean, and players are tasked with defending the world’s water supply from alien “spunges” that would seek to absorb all of the world’s water supply for themselves, before returning home.
Released by 3rd Pinnacle Games, Super Bit Adventure is 2D Adventure game, with the ever popular retro stylizing. Players will customize their hero through equipment, such as armor and weapons, as there are no classes in this game. As for the story, your hero begins by falling out of a tower in the middle if combat, only to awaken with amnesia.