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NetEase adds game changing Identity Agreement system to Infinite Lagrange

News By Shaun Walton, 1 day, 2 hours ago
NetEase adds game changing Identity Agreement system to Infinite Lagrange

Prolific Chinese development giants NetEase have implemented a deeply game-changing update to self-proclaimed sci-fi grand space simulation Infinite Lagrange. In order to reflect the truly vast unique groups players will encounter, the Identity Agreement will provide a means to join up with a favoured faction. With more and more galaxies being explored and linking up with the Lagrange network, there are a lot of new factions coming to the surface. With this latest update, players will be able to join two of these Identities; the Prospector or the Neutral. The Prospector Agreement is released by the Hayreddin Clan. They are an ancient faction with hopes that any explorers who join up can he…

Popular Steam point-and-click adventure Otaku’s Adventure receives mobile release

News By Shaun Walton, 2 days, 1 hour ago
Popular Steam point-and-click adventure Otaku’s Adventure receives mobile release

Sometimes what is needed after playing the latest big blockbuster is to curl up in bed with nonsensical palette cleanser, which Spaclight Studio and XD Inc are providing with their latest mobile release Otaku’s Adventure. First released on Steam back in 2019, wannabe otakus can now find their digital waifu on the go. Otaku’s Adventure is a manga-styled point-and-click game that places the player in the shoes of a young lovelorn otaku, a term for someone who has a somewhat unhealthy interest in some “geeky” venture. Their boring life takes a sudden turn with the introduction of three mysterious girls; the rather bluntly named Waifu, an art student who harbours a dark…

Record setting endless runner Subway Surfers celebrates a decade of life

News By Shaun Walton, 3 days, 2 hours ago
Record setting endless runner Subway Surfers celebrates a decade of life

One of the most successful mobile apps ever and the king of endless runners, Subway Surfers, is celebrating a decade of service with a huge fan competition. By entering on social media, players will be in with a chance to work with SYBOs design team and create the next in-game character. The history of Subway Surfers is littered with a plethora of astonishing feats. Since launching in May 2012 the app has been downloaded more than 3 billion times, and has been played for over 14 billion hours. As recently as 2020 there were 100 million monthly active players and was the second most downloaded mobile game of the year, as well as being the most downloaded game in Google Play’s history,…

Castlevania Grimoire of Souls receives a major update of story and features

News By Shaun Walton, 4 days ago
Castlevania Grimoire of Souls receives a major update of story and features

Fans of the iconic Castlevania series can rejoice as Konami has released a major expansion concluding the story for the mobile entry Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls. Exclusive to Apple Arcade, Grimoire of Souls is an original entry in the series that brings together multiple characters from its history to battle together against a dire threat. Arguably one of Konami's standout hits from a pantheon of heavy hitters starring the Metal Gear and Yu-Gi-Oh franchises, Castlevania is one of the biggest names in gaming. Whether it was from playing hits such as Symphony of the Night, or something more recent as watching the acclaimed Castlevania series on Netflix, everyone has heard of the series in…

10tons announces the iOS port of open world RPG Dysmantle

News By Shaun Walton, 4 days, 4 hours ago updated
10tons announces the iOS port of open world RPG Dysmantle

Finnish indie developers 10tons have decided to cater to everyone's inner destructive desires by creating a game called Dysmantle, wherein 99% of the environment is available to be broken down and destroyed for materials. Dysmantle was released for PC and Consoles in November 2021 and will be coming to iOS on May 19th for those who prefer their destructive rampages to be portable. Whilst the premise of being able to utterly obliterate anything that comes into view may be enough for some people Dysmantle does have a lot of depth involved, even if 10tons did build up from that base idea. Inspired by mining games such as Motherload and Steamworld Dig, players are able to grind up almost anythi…

HoYoverse announces new urban fantasy ARPG IP and closed beta

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week ago updated
HoYoverse announces new urban fantasy ARPG IP and closed beta

Today, HoYoverse revealed its latest video game undertaking, an urban fantasy ARPG project named Zenless Zone Zero for PC and iOS. The announcement has come with news of a closed beta that is available to apply for on the official website now. HoYoverse may sound like a new company, however, it is in fact the new global entertainment rebranding of miHoYo, who most will know as the faces behind Honkai Impact 3rd or the incredible popular Genshin Impact. At first look, Zenless Zone Zero seems set to follow the same anime art style of these previous big hitters, with hopefully the same tight enjoyable gameplay the company is capable of. Zenless Zone Zero is a new IP set in a sprawling post-ap…

Smash Legends unveils new mode, skins and character in May update

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 2 days ago
Smash Legends unveils new mode, skins and character in May update

PvP action game Smash Legends has received a bounty of content in a big May update. With a new Smash Pass, mode, skins and even a new character added, 5minlab has shown the independent studio is still fully invested in its highly rated game after the recent acquisition by South Korean gaming giants Krafton Inc. For their 28th character, referred to as Legends in-game, 5minlab has taken inspiration from the Chinese legendary mythical figure Sun Wukong, aka the Monkey King. This character may be more known to western audiences as the inspiration behind Goku in Dragon Ball, where the Power Pole and Nimbus were drawn from. Continuing the trend of creating unique interpretations of these figures…

Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier celebrates its half birthday through May

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 2 days ago updated
Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier celebrates its half birthday through May

As with most things in this crazy time-warped new world, the half-year anniversary for Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier came around incredibly quickly, considering it is already on Season Two. To celebrate six months of uptime, Ateam Entertainment Inc and Square Enix Ltd have begun a Half Anniversary event that will run through May. Littered throughout the battlefields are golden crates and patient moogles that will drop special medals that need to be deposited in the new Moogle Banks. This will lead to players completing challenges in the new event rewarding new skins, most of them shiny and gold. These include a gold skin for each weapon, as well as a golden skin for chocobos, which is…

Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion comes to mobile this month

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 4 days ago
Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion comes to mobile this month

After a year on consoles on PC, Publishers Graffiti Games is bringing the rather excellently titled Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion to mobile. Originally developed by Snoozy Kazoo, the mobile port has been handed over to Plug In Digital to shrink it down for portability, and this game deserves to be everywhere based on its name alone. Turnip Boy follows the story of an anthropomorphic Turnip who is described as a menace to society, whose ways catch up to them when the onion mayor evicts them from their house for failing to pay taxes. Turnip Boy must then embark on an epic quest to pay back the sizable debt they have racked up, or failing that, a journey to commit as much fraud as possible. P…

Supercell backed studio Ultimate Studio launches racer Hot Lap League

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 4 days ago updated
Supercell backed studio Ultimate Studio launches racer Hot Lap League

Ultimate Studio, a studio partnered under the Supercell Investee Family, has developed and released a new racing game, Hot Lap League. Created with a focus on driving over upgrading, Hot Lap League will test players based on skill rather than who has the bigger engine. In a move that may sound like it would halt progression, Hot Lap League will feature zero upgrades for cars. Instead, the only way to go faster is for players to repeatedly practise on the tracks and rely solely on increasing their personal skill levels. Featuring over 150 at launch, there will certainly be a lot to master. To ease this repetition, there will be daily events that bring players together to compete for prizes.…

KIXEYE announces surprise event for Rise of Firstborn's fourth anniversary

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks ago updated
KIXEYE announces surprise event for Rise of Firstborn's fourth anniversary

In an unannounced and unexpected move, KIXEYE has released a celebration event for four years of live service for their real-time tactical PvP game Rise of Firstborn. Closely following the recent release of the major Night Queen’s Titans update, KIXEYE is showing new and returning players with a wide range of free content. Throughout May, the game will receive a slew of highly-anticipated changes and additions, as well as a bevvy of free gifts for players. As part of the update, KIXEYE has released a special Defensive Equipment set called Overwhelm, a limited set only available through playing and not on the store. The Hospital and Barrack building have also received updates, allowing…

Experience love in the Viking age with Doki Doki Rangarok

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 1 day ago updated
Experience love in the Viking age with Doki Doki Rangarok

Arguably one of the most exciting ages in history is the Viking age with all the pillaging and sailing and whatnot, and now BrutalHack is taking gamers back to experience the more romantic side of violent warfare with Doki Doki Ragnarok. A dating sim for the Vikings within, it's time for players to find the Odin to their Frigga. Doki Doki Ragnarok starts with the customization of the player Viking, familiarly named Eivor, who can be customized with preset looks, and also the sound of their grunt. After customising the grunt, players are released into the world to go and raid villages in countries such as England, France, Sweden and even Iceland. Raids in the game are done differently compa…

Arena of Valor teams with Demon Slayer for a limited time event

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 2 days ago updated
Arena of Valor teams with Demon Slayer for a limited time event

MOBAs have become increasingly more popular in recent years, with Arena of Valor being one of the bigger names on mobile, repeatedly being competitively played in the esport community. Now the 5v5 giant is partnering with the equally popular series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba for a limited-time collaboration, starting May 6th. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Taiba is the anime adaptation of the manga Demon Slayer: Kimetsuno Yaiva that started broadcasting in April 2019. It follows the story of Tanjiro, a young man whose family is slaughtered by a demon, as well as having sister Nezuko transformed into one. Following this, Tanjiro resolves to become a demon slayer to get revenge on the demon and…

Clash of Clans celebrates a decade in business with biggest update so far

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 3 days ago updated
Clash of Clans celebrates a decade in business with biggest update so far

For the past 10 years, Clash of Clans has been one of the most successful mobile games ever launched, reaching the top 5 downloads and earning the distinction in 2018 of being the highest-grossing app in the App Store. And, now after a decade on top, Clash of Clans is celebrating by adding the biggest update in its history, Clan Capital. Clan Capital is, as expected for such a cooperative game, a huge new social feature for player clans. Set in a mountainous retreat, Clans can now build their own base together up in the clouds. Everyone in a clan can pitch together to build up their group's base to dwarf their rivals. Traversing the Capital in a stylish new Air Ship, players will work to…

Sword Master Story launches a collab with anime DanMachi

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 4 days ago updated
Sword Master Story launches a collab with anime DanMachi

In a welcome move for anime and gaming fans, Sword Master Story has launched a collaboration with popular anime series Is it Wrong to Pick up Girls in a Dungeon, also known as DanMachi for short. The collab will continue the success of the games past anime collab with KonoSuba, another popular anime series. DanMachi, which is a shortening of the anime Japanese title, was first released as a light novel in 2013 and has since spawned a series of spin-offs, manga series, anime series and video games. The story follows protagonist Bell Cranel, a 14-year old adventurer who joins the Hestia Familia and is aided in his adventures by the eponymous Hestia as he explores dungeons and engages in gener…