What mobile gaming can learn from the Nintendo Switch

•January 16, 2018 • Leave a Comment

While Nintendo might not have had things all its own way since it began developing for mobile, one thing it has got right is the release of the Switch. After the disappointment of the WiiU, which I still can’t really explain, the Switch felt a little make or break for the big N. And it’s fair to say it fits squarely in the make category.

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Programmer of Sonic The Hedgehog launches Legend of Coin on Android and iOS

•January 16, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Japanese programmer Yuji Naka is best known for leading the team that created the original Sonic The Hedgehog. He’s moved on from the speedy blue hero since then, launching his own company based in Tokyo – Prope Games. Legend of Coin is the developer’s latest project, and is totally different from the platformer he’s known for. It fuses the fun of coin pushers with the addictive quality of monster collecting.

Gameplay in Legend of Coin revolves around a coin pusher covered with silver pennies. Throw more coins on the shelf to nudge the ones closest off and into your wallet. These can then be lobbed back in, or used to purchase bonuses from the shop.

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Why doesn’t mobile gaming have its own Overwatch League?

•January 15, 2018 • Leave a Comment

The Overwatch League is a pretty big deal. It’s an attempt to really push eSports into the mainstream, by turning them into, well, regular sports. But slightly less sweaty. It’s a lavish affair with teams from all around the world, and more fanfare than your average LAN party.

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Give Webzen’s new billiard game PoolTime a shot

•January 15, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Best known for producing hugely popular MMO titles, South Korean publisher Webzen is now taking aim at a different genre altogether. PoolTime is a realistic eight ball pool simulator, allowing you to compete in real-time matches against players around the world, excluding Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Myanmar, Sudan, Iran, and Cuba.

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Let Them Come Guide – How to survive against overwhelming odds

•January 13, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Let Them Come is all about making it as far as possible against overwhelming odds. Check out some of these tips to help you last a little longer in your unwinnable fight:

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All the best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now – January 12th

•January 13, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Happy last day of the week. I hope you’ve been having a good one. I have. I saw ten doggos today. So because I’m in a good mood, I thought I’d round up all of the best games that are currently on sale on the App Store.

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The very best games that came out for iPhone and iPad this week – January 11th

•January 11, 2018 • Leave a Comment

We’re getting to the end of the first real, full, proper week of 2018. And in that time we’ve seen some pretty awesome games landing on the App Store. Of course, we’ve seen some absolute duffers as well. The sort of games that you look at and start crying uncontrollably for hours on end.

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Antihero Guide – Sneaky tricks to get ahead of the competition

•January 11, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Games of Antihero start out small and streamlined, but they quickly turn into long strategic conquests as you fight for control of the Victorian-era streets. If you find yourself struggling in the skullduggery department, here are a few things you can do to make sure you can get one over on your competition:

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Here’s why Niantic pulling Pokemon GO from older iPhones really matters

•January 11, 2018 • Leave a Comment

If there’s one thing that Pokemon GO did well, it was bringing people together. I still remember seeing groups of people around the marina near where I live in the weeks after the game came out, all of them trying to grab some water Pokemon. There was a community, a bunch of disparate people brought together to catch some make believe monsters.

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Why the iPhone X isn’t the best bet for mobile gamers right now

•January 9, 2018 • Leave a Comment

It’s always tempting to have the best thing. As game players we’re almost conditioned to chase the biggest processor, the most power, the next generation. Even mobile gaming isn’t immune to this push to progress – there are games on the App Store that don’t work on an iPhone 6 any more.

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