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.
Day: 11 May 2016
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.
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ breaks 2 million download in North America, celebrated with a limited-time in-game event
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.