Skylanders fans have a couple of new goodies to look forward to with more expansion to the franchise heading our way soon. While the next Skylanders game that was announced (called Skylanders Imaginators) is for consoles, mobile gamers and fans are not being left behind either. Activision has revealed that Skylanders Imaginators will be getting a companion app called Skylanders Creator.
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In other EA and Star Wars news, EA has decided to release a new Star Wars Battlefront companion app which has plenty of features that one would expect from an app of this nature, as well as a new mini-game you game play called Base Command. Users will be able to earn in-game credits that can be used to unlock Star Cards, blasters, and more in the actual Star Wars Battlefront game.
Fans of the Fallout franchise have another toy to play with today in the form of a companion application from Bethesda. The new app offers up all kinds of fun stuff to fiddle around with, including interacting with Fallout 4 on your console of choice or your PC version of the game.
The next installment into the Metal Gear Solid franchise will be released at the beginning of next month, and along with the game’s release Konami will also be launching an official companion app as well. The app will be similar to the previously release Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes application in regards to features and what it will be able to do.
Curse gaming seems to have been busy this Summer as the company has released another application for Android, this time for Futhead. The application, sporting the same name, is all about tracking stats, prices, and official FUT releases as well. It is integrated into the official Futhead site as well, so some of those features are also available within the application.
If you’re a big Star Wars fan than you pretty much want everything that is related to the franchise. Well Disney has released a companion app for the entire franchise in order to make it easier to follow everything relating to Star Wars as well as some other interesting features like a full sound board to play with. You will even get notifications on your phone the moment a big announcement is made, so you can read all the details right away.
Companion Applications are an interesting concept in a lot of ways because you’re basically trying to take advantage of the mobile gaming industry, and the gaming industry in general, by extending the functionality of your game to include mobile devices. This could be for a lot of reasons and done in many ways, whether it is actually useful features, a second screen feature, news and update, and whatever else a developer can think up in order to make their games look like there is a lot more features to it then there actually is.
The Pokemon Company has released an app that lets users customized their Android device with all things Pokemon. In other words, they have released an Home Replacement app that is dedicated to changing the look of your home screen, icons, and other features to reflect your love of the Pokemon world.
Since we are having a rather decent amount of companion applications launching as of late, why not report on one more that has hit Google Play? 2K Games has launched their new companion application for their new NBA2K14 game which is appropriately called MyNBA2K14. If you used their previous companion app for NBA2K13 then you’ll already know what to expect with this one. You may also notice that it doesn’t exist anymore either.
The Ratchet & Clank franchise will be getting a new endless runner addition soon with a game called Ratchet & Clank: Before the Nexus and it looks pretty damn good. Even though we already have a ton of these types of games, most of them are pretty cookie cutter from each other. This particular one looks pretty different and the impressive looking visuals certainly help with that.