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Onmyoji Arena celebrates three year anniversary with new update

News By Olly Smith, 1 month ago
Onmyoji Arena celebrates three year anniversary with new update

NetEase Games’ Onmyoji Arena is celebrating its third birthday with a new update released on iOS and Android devices. To thank all of the players who have supported it over the years, Onmyoji Arena will be receiving an update which gives the graphics a bit of a facelift as well as visual effects undergoing an overall upgrade to bring it more in line with the realism it wants to portray. This means better lighting of environmental objects and items, with enhanced light and shadow harmony, as well as newly added dynamic lighting which’ll make everything feel more realistic. In addition to that, the detail and resolution of the textures on all shikigami is enhanced, making them…

Call of Duty: Mobile’s new Season 13 introduces yet more maps, game modes, and more

News By Olly Smith, 1 month ago
Call of Duty: Mobile’s new Season 13 introduces yet more maps, game modes, and more

Call of Duty: Mobile has had a new update for Season 13, bringing with it new maps, game modes and another Battle Pass to work through. The update is called Winter War to coincide with Christmas coming later this week. First of all, the new Battle Pass brings in new tiers of free and premium content to unlock as you work your way through it. Free unlocks here include the EMP System scorestreak and Peacekeeper MK2 assault rifle. Meanwhile the premium tiers includes unlocks for Golem (Siberia) and GKS (Pack Warrior). The Peacekeeper MK2 is a beastly assault rifle made of meteorite, and it fires rounds coated in magma. It’ll also have a variety of customisation options to use once it arr…

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords comes to iOS and Android

News By Olly Smith, 1 month ago
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords comes to iOS and Android

If you’ve been binge-watching The Mandalorian on Disney+ lately and need a bit of mobile Star Wars in your life, Aspyr and Lucasfilm has finally brought the classic Obsidian RPG Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords to your phone on iOS and Android. It’s set thousands of years before the films, in an age where the Jedi are being hunted to extinction by the Sith. You play as a surviving exile Jedi who must restore their connection with the Force and set out to stop the Sith and bring balance to the galaxy with the help of faithful companions. “Fans have been asking for a mobile version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II for so long, and we&rs…

Roundguard, the dungeon crawler for Apple Arcade, gets a festive makeover

News By Olly Smith, 1 month ago
Roundguard, the dungeon crawler for Apple Arcade, gets a festive makeover

Wonderbelly Games has updated Roundguard, its dungeon crawler roguelike available on Apple Arcade, with some new features to welcome in the Christmas period. The Gift Giver update adds new NPCs, trinkets, a festive winter event, and more. New characters have been added to the dungeon, such as Big Freeze who’s an ice cold first giant who hits like an avalanche. There’s also the Projectionist, a moody elf with a more emotional side to them, and the eponymous Gift Giver who rewards you with treasure for playing the game and beating quests. These new characters are available to meet all year around, but Roundguard is also holding a special wintery event from this Sunday until 2nd J…

Injustice 2 Mobile adds Wonder Woman 1984-inspired content

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 1 week ago
Injustice 2 Mobile adds Wonder Woman 1984-inspired content

Warner Bros. Games and NetherRealm Studios is crossing over with the upcoming Wonder Woman 1984 film for its mobile action fighting game, Injustice 2 Mobile. A new version of the Wonder Woman character has been added, sporting the golden armour appearance that can be spotted in promos for the film, as well as the likeness of actress Gal Gadot who plays her. Golden Armor Wonder Woman is now available in Injustice 2 Mobile, and features many iconic moves and items associated with the character. Her Divine Protection skill protects you against damage done to you over time, while her Offensive Guard provides a boost to the entire team’s combo metres. The 4.2 update is here along with…

Badlanders gets new festive update, adds first-person mode, new map, and more

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 1 week ago
Badlanders gets new festive update, adds first-person mode, new map, and more

Badlanders from NetEase Games has a had a new update to bring in the Christmas season, adding a new map, a new first-person mode, and some time-limited Christmas events and rewards. The new map is set indoors, offering a fresh and exciting new experience which forces you to change your usual tactics. Now you’re gonna have to prepare for ambushes which may occur around every corner, and hopefully utilise the extra cover to help counter your enemies’ attacks. This one certainly does change it up a lot. Meanwhile, a new FPP (first person perspective) mode puts you into the view of the soldier you’re playing as, thereby enhancing the immersion as you begin to see the world as…

Heroes War: Counterattack’s winter update brings Guild Raids to the mobile RPG

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 1 week ago
Heroes War: Counterattack’s winter update brings Guild Raids to the mobile RPG

Heroes War: Counterattack’s first major update has launched on iOS and Android, bringing a new Guild Raid feature and festive cheer to the mobile game. Guild Raids are a cooperative mode where you and at least seven others can group up to defeat a powerful boss. Completing each raid assigns everyone with a guild rank, calculated using the damage numbers each team member caused, and rewarding in-game items and points to the players based on those results. Guild Points can be exchanged for SSR Promotion Cards, which is based on your contribution to the raid as well as your guild ranking. This encourages you to take part and be an active member of the team, as opposed to sitting it out…

Square Enix is releasing a top-down mobile version of Just Cause next year

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 1 week ago
Square Enix is releasing a top-down mobile version of Just Cause next year

Today, Square Enix announced Just Cause: Mobile will be coming to iOS and Android devices sometime next year. It’s a top down shooter based on the Just Cause series which has released on PC and consoles over the years, but it’s designed specifically for touch screens and includes a singleplayer campaign and various multiplayer modes to partake in too. You’ll create your own custom character and grapple, glide and shoot through four different game modes, including the story campaign which has been written specifically for this title. In it, you play as a member of the Agency’s secret program, Firebrand, and must battle Darkwater forces in large open locations. Charac…

Comedy point and click adventure There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension releasing for mobile later this month

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 1 week ago
Comedy point and click adventure There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension releasing for mobile later this month

There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension is coming to mobile later this month on 17th December. As the title implies, Draw Me a Pixel has created a game that isn’t a game, or at least doesn’t want to be. In it, you play as a gamer who can’t believe there isn’t a game to play. As a result of their constant interference with the software, the whole thing breaks and brings them to another dimension where they must work out how to get home. There are puzzles to solve, each one being a parody of video game culture and all that surrounds it, with titles like Papers, Please and Superhot being up there as featured parodies. You’ll need to think outside of the box if you want…

Bio Inc. Redemption is a medical sim out now for mobile

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Bio Inc. Redemption is a medical sim out now for mobile

DryGin Studios has released Bio Inc. Redemption, the latest in its series of medical simulator games, on mobile for iOS and Android devices. In Bio Inc. Redemption, you make decisions of life and death, where you can play around with different illnesses, interact with patients and either cure or torment them. The game is frighteningly realistic, featuring hundreds of diseases, virus, symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments and other medical conditions. The iOS and Android versions of Bio Inc. Redemption are ports of the earlier Steam version which released back in 2018. This one has a few extra features though, including two campaigns called Choose Life and Choose Death. Choose Life puts y…

Classic Star Wars RPG Knights of the Old Republic II comes to mobile next week

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Classic Star Wars RPG Knights of the Old Republic II comes to mobile next week

Publisher Aspyr in partnership with Lucasfilm will be releasing the classic Obsidian RPG Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords to iOS and Android devices next week on 18th December, sixteen years after its original release. It’s a game set in the Star Wars universe thousands of years before the films, where the Sith have driven the Jedi to a near-extinction. You play as a lone Jedi who must reconnect with the Force and regain their strength to fight off the imminent danger that awaits them. Originally released in 2004 on PC as a sequel to the earlier Knights of the Old Republic, KOTOR II’s mobile port brings touch screen controls and a scaled-down experience…

Creative adventure game Drawn to Life: Two Realms is out on mobile

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Creative adventure game Drawn to Life: Two Realms is out on mobile

Drawn to Life, the creative adventure series that was on Nintendo DS a decade ago, now has a new follow-up on mobile. It’s a game about creating your own playable characters, level objects, and accessories by drawing them using the touchscreen. With this power, you solve puzzles and explore the levels, interacting with new characters and fixing problems for everyone. You used the DS stylus for this back in the original games, but now with the mobile port it’s done using your finger. It’s set several years after the previous game, Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter, which appeared on the DS in 2009. The last Drawn to Life game was released for iOS in 2014, which was a port of…

Business management game Startup Panic out now for mobile

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Business management game Startup Panic out now for mobile

Indie games developer Algo Rocks, in partnership with publisher tinyBuild, has released Startup Panic for iOS and Android. It’s a fast-paced business management simulation about the tech industry where you work your way up from bedroom programmer to global innovator of the world’s leading technology. As you can imagine from the name, it’s all about beginning your startup company and growing from humble beginnings as you look to expand and make profits. Algo Rocks assures us that with its user friendly approach to design, it will appeal to both new players of the simulation genre and veteran fans who are seeking a touch more personality. When you’ve set the business…

Educational digital board game Pirates Treasure Hunt is out now for iOS and Android

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Educational digital board game Pirates Treasure Hunt is out now for iOS and Android

If you’re a parent who wants to introduce your youngest children to the expansive world of mathematics, Burning Fox Games has released Pirates Treasure Hunt, a new digital board game for iOS and Android devices where the young’uns can refine their knowledge of maths and all its related topics. It’s an app presented in the style of classic board game, where you play with one to three other players and compete to find the pirate’s beloved treasure to divide amongst yourselves. You rolls a (digital) dice, add up the results and select the right treasure island you want to go to, collecting coins as you do. Whoever ends up with the most at the end of the game wins. The…

Physics puzzler Donut County now available for Android

News By Olly Smith, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Physics puzzler Donut County now available for Android

Two years ago Annapurna Interactive released Donut County, a physics-based puzzler, on iOS devices alongside the console and PC versions, and now it’s just hit Android. In Donut County you control a hole that can move across the level, and your goal is to use the hole to swallow every object and clear it out. The more objects you swallow, the bigger the hole grows and thus the bigger the items you can swallow becomes. There’s also a puzzle aspect to it, where to swallow objects that are sitting on a body of water you’d need to manoeuvre the hole to drain part of the water, and then have that water consumed by a bird, repeating this until the water is drained. The hole is…