Capcom is going to continue the trend of porting over their more popular old school titles to mobile. Having already released Mega Man 1-6 onto Android, with each of those titles getting mixed reviews because of game performance more than anything else, the company has announced that four more retro games are on the way.
The cross-platform sandbox MMORPG called Albion Online, which seems to have been in a beta for years, now finally has an official release date. Along with the official release, Albion Online will also be receiving the Galahad update just before the game officially launches.
[Update: Game Released] Plan and execute your own jailbreak in The Escapists, arriving on Android this week
Prison break out game The Escapists has been announced that it’s coming to Android soon. In this game, players will customize the name and appearance of their prisoner, and then proceed to break out of the institution. Players will have to creatively utilize both item management as well as crafting (for example, making a Sock Mace or Comb Blade out of the requisite components, or locating a screwdriver to remove the grill over an air vent, so the character can climb through to better navigate the prison), and observation (such as noticing the patterns that guards follow, both in timing as well as what paths they follows, to reduce the chance of being caught).
[Update: Globally Released] Lead a team of aliens to release others from their human captors in Agent Aliens, now in beta on Google Play
To be released by Indigo Entertainment, Agent Aliens is a new “arcade style, run and gun game” that’s coming to Android, that spoofs on the show a little bit, in it’s name and some of the tutorial’s visuals. Currently in a beta state available on Google Play, this game is designed to be fairly simple and quick of pace. The crew of aliens that players will control are in charge of things such as returning fire, aiming, and cool down periods. On the other hand, players will have direct control over movement related mechanics, such as dodging fire, weaving through enemies, and avoiding traps.
Funcell123 have revealed more gameplay aspects for their upcoming terrain-based strategy game called Immortal Conquest: Europe, which will arrive on Android starting with Europe regions before moving forward with a global release. Players will be building up their own kingdoms, themed around ancient European times.
[GDC 2017] Netmarble announces their upcoming mobile MMORPG Lineage 2 Revolution’s global release
Netmarble announced today at GDC 2017 that the company would finally be bringing their mobile MMORPG called Lineage 2 Revolution to everyone. Based off of the PC games, Lineage 2 Revolution has been out in Korea since mid-December 2016 and pulled in 5 million monthly active users.
Flaregames, along with Limbic, have announced the next installment into their Zombie Gunship franchise of games called Zombie Gunship Survival. In this game you will be taking the gunner seat aboard a heavily-armed AC-130 aircraft with the goal of decimating all the zombies you come across that are on the ground.
In more Pokemon GO news, Niantic CEO John Hanke did an interview with Spain’s El Periodico, Hanke expanded on yesterday’s news regarding the three major updates that are slated for 2017. Unlike yesterday’s announcement which didn’t have much more in the way of detail about the future plans of Pokemon GO, the interview ended up with a fair amount of details.
Indie developer going by the name of Shaggy Mane Studios will be releasing their first game this Summer onto Android called Dangerous Diver. This particular game is a neat little physics based diving game where you’ll be controlling your character, who is a diver (as in someone who jumps off diving boards), trying to pull of the best dives possible.
Blizzard has announced what the next expansion will be for their popular cross-platform TCG title Hearthstone, and it will be called Journey To Un’Goro. If you are, or were, a player of World of Warcraft, you will already be familiar with the Un’Goro location, which was filled with dinosaurs and other fun furry playful creatures out to kill you.