Who knew cute little cubes could jump? They most definitely can in Microcube, a new endless runner from Beijing publisher ZPLAY. Endless jumper would be a more appropriate description, as jumping is exactly how you will be guiding your tiny hexahedron friend through a never-ending, side-scrolling world.
Author: John Garcia
First-person dungeon crawlers are experiencing a revival of sorts lately. The role-playing game sub-genre, whose heyday occurred during the early years of computer gaming, has remained relatively dormant since the late 90’s. These past few years, however, a handful of dedicated developers have begun releasing well-received titles that have given life to the once near-dead genre, the most notable example being The Legend of Grimrock series. These titles are, for the most part, available only on PC, but little by little mobile is starting to see its share of the action through ports and even some original titles.
Noodlecake Games just surprised iOS gamers with a new action-puzzler called Island Delta, but thankfully they didn’t forget about us Android gamers. They’ve just tweeted a December 22nd, 2016 Android release date for Snowball!, their upcoming pinball game for mobile and PC.
The folks over at Disney are kickstarting the traditional holiday sale season by placing a few of their games in the Play Store at big discounts. These discounts range from 50-80%, bringing the price of each title down to only $0.99.
Are you ready to take up arms in defense of Verdia? My.com surely believes so. The Moscow-based developer has unveiled the first details on its upcoming vertical shoot ‘em up game, HAWK: Freedom Squadron. Pilots will take the fight to the merciless invaders who have dared attack the great nation of Verdia in a massive campaign spanning more than 100 air combat missions. Along the way, the story of Verdia’s defense against its vicious attackers will be revealed, and players will come in contact with a variety of foes, friends, and unique airplanes to fly.
Pokémon Trainers rejoice! Catching ‘em all has just become more exciting with the addition of a number of Generation II Pokémon, first seen in the Johto Region in Pokémon Gold and Silver, to Pokémon GO. As revealed by developer Niantic, starting today at 10 A.M. PST players can visit and spin PokéStops to acquire eggs which later might hatch a Togepi, Pichu, or “select other Pokemon”. The identities of the “select” Pokémon are unknown as of yet. These new entries are the first in a wave of new Pokémon arriving over the coming months.