Here’s another weekly round-up of news, previews, and features from Pocket Gamer, 148Apps, and the rest of our sister sites.
On our Youtube page, James Gilmour provides his impressions of Alto’s Odyssey, praising its mesmerizing sense of place and aesthetic, the addicting flow of its mechanics, and the engaging evolution of the first game’s design.
For Pocket Gamer, Jon Mundy provides a list of worthy titles for the player looking for Metal Gear Solid-style gameplay on the go, if the recent Metal Gear Survive isn’t sating that niche. The long range assassinations of Hitman: Sniper, the camera-hacking sleuthing of Republique, and several others make an appearance.
Tre Lawrence on Android Rundown lists several of the most interesting Android releases available at the moment, touching a wide assortment of genres from Mad Skills BMX 2’s tricks and tracks to Hostage Negotiator‘s unique premise of a board game.
And finally on 148Apps, Nicholas Tylwalk put together a breakdown of Vainglory’s hectic new 5 vs 5 mode. The larger conflicts of this mode means three lanes to control instead of just one, new items like teleport boots, and a Vain crystal that is both has better defenses and more shields.
For those stories and many more, be sure to visit our fellow sites, and keep an eye for more weekly round-ups on upcoming Fridays.