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Capcom has launched Devil May Cry: Peak of Combat in China

News By Olly Smith, 2 days, 14 hours ago
Capcom has launched Devil May Cry: Peak of Combat in China

Chinese development studio Yun Chang has partnered up with Capcom to release Devil May Cry: Peak of Combat in China. The game is out today in that region for iOS and Android devices, and should be coming to other territories later this year. We originally caught wind of this release via TapTap, which revealed the game had been renamed from Pinnacle of Combat to Peak of Combat. It’s a proper mobile version of the popular Devil May Cry series that fans have enjoyed on PC and console over the last two decades. Devil May Cry: Peak of Combat uses the familiar combination of freedom and flexibility that the series uses, featuring its skillful combat that allows the stunning and unrestraine…

The Chest: A Cursed Hero is a new RPG from SuperPlanet out now on mobile

News By Olly Smith, 3 days, 12 hours ago
The Chest: A Cursed Hero is a new RPG from SuperPlanet out now on mobile

SuperPlanet has released its new mobile idle RPG The Chest: A Cursed Hero for iOS and Android devices. The game is now available to download for free in more than 150 different countries. The story of The Chest is all about a hero who is cursed by a witch and is turned into a chest. As this hero, you must battle monsters as you seek out the witch and try to undo the curse. It’s not as simple as it sounds, as the game has many different twists and surprises that make it a more challenging task than you think. Your journey takes you through many great battles, where you must fight the monsters who protect the witch. You battle them by throwing your weapons towards them, and their stren…

Minecraft’s Cave and Cliffs: Part 1 update is out now on all versions of the game

News By Olly Smith, 4 days, 14 hours ago
Minecraft’s Cave and Cliffs: Part 1 update is out now on all versions of the game

Mojang has launched the first part of its massive Caves and Cliffs update for Minecraft. The update has hit all versions of the game, which means it’s out now on both Bedrock and Java, which covers, wait for it, iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S. It’s here! Brimming with life, laughter, and more blocks than ever: Caves & Cliffs: Part I is now out on Java and Bedrock!↣ https://t.co/TB9PfiPLOP ↢ pic.twitter.com/1KVXQ1qZNH — Minecraft (@Minecraft) June 8, 2021 As with most Minecraft updates, Caves and Cliffs adds new mobs, blocks and items to discover in the game while also making some chan…

Angry Birds Slingshot Stories returns for second season on 19th June

News By Olly Smith, 5 days, 11 hours ago
Angry Birds Slingshot Stories returns for second season on 19th June

The Angry Birds YouTube channel is bringing back Slingshot Stories, a series of videos that provides a unique behind-the-scenes look at the Angry Birds games. Season Two of the webseries will debut on 19th June. The new season will include 30 new episodes and revisits the premise of the previous one, which explores the lives of Angry Birds characters behind the scenes of the games. It is produced by Rovio along with India-based animation studio Cosmos-Maya. “We pitched the idea to Rovio to create the second season of the Angry Birds Slingshot Stories,” says Anish Mehta from Cosmos-Maya. “The versatile episodes of the series, as well as good communication and support throu…

Meditative bird strategy title Wingspan comes to iOS next month

News By Olly Smith, 6 days, 10 hours ago
Meditative bird strategy title Wingspan comes to iOS next month

Monster Couch will be releasing Wingspan, its relaxing bird collection game for iOS on 20th July alongside PC, Xbox and Switch releases at the same time. Wingspan is based on the popular board game where you unleash your inner ornithologist and collect over 170 unique birds. You must compete with up to three other players locally or online in a game that challenges you to build up a massive preserve of winged wonders. Not only is Wingspan a competitive game, but it’s also a meditative experience that stays true to the unique sounds each bird makes, as well as making the abilities of the birds themselves also authentic. For example, this means hawks want to hunt their prey while peli…

Thousand Lives simulates a thousand lifetimes in new roguelite coming next year

News By Olly Smith, 1 week, 2 days ago
Thousand Lives simulates a thousand lifetimes in new roguelite coming next year

emfinite studio will be releasing a game called Thousand Lives sometime next year. The game will be coming to PC as well as both iOS and Android mobile platforms. Thousand Lives is a game that simulates an entire human life in under two hours, using text-based gameplay to tell the story. Once you die, you start over and live a new life. emfinite’s idea behind the game is for you to experience up to a thousand different human lives, each one with their own goals, emotions, wants, needs, successes and failures. With a thousand possible lives and a two-hour estimated length for each one, that gives you roughly 2000 hours to see everything the game offers. Obviously, emfinite isn’t…

Overboard! is a murder mystery where you are the culprit out now for iOS

News By Olly Smith, 1 week, 3 days ago
Overboard! is a murder mystery where you are the culprit out now for iOS

Inkle Studios, creators of the popular 80 Days and Heaven’s Vault games, announced and launched a new detective mystery game called Overboard! yesterday. The game is out now for iOS devices as well as on PC and Nintendo Switch. The game is set in the thirties on a ship about eight hours away from docking in New York. A murder has been committed aboard the SS Hook, and the main problem is youdunnit. You must avoid detection for long enough to get back ashore. Overboard! is intended to be highly replayable. You use cunning, coercion and charisma to deflect blame away from you onto other people, hopefully getting someone else to take the fall. This is achieved by using clues, secrets an…

Catopia: Rush is a role-playing game out now worldwide for iOS and Android

News By Olly Smith, 1 week, 4 days ago
Catopia: Rush is a role-playing game out now worldwide for iOS and Android

Supercolony has released its action role-playing game Catopia Rush globally for iOS and Android devices. The game was previously available on Android as a soft-launch title. In Catopia Rush, you must assemble an army of cats to defeat an evil Dark Lord who threatens the kingdom. These heroic cats have their own skills and roles, utilising different attack styles such as melee, magic or ranged combat. The game features really simple one-handed controls, where you can tap to shoot, swipe to dodge and your team will follow you easily. It’s easy enough for anyone to play, but Supercolony also encourages checking out the optional higher difficulties. The important thing is keeping your w…

Minecraft’s Caves and Cliffs: Part 1 update launching on 8th June

News By Olly Smith, 1 week, 5 days ago
Minecraft’s Caves and Cliffs: Part 1 update launching on 8th June

Mojang will be launching Part 1 of its massive Caves and Cliffs update for Minecraft next week on 8th June. The update is coming to every version of Minecraft, meaning you’ll be able to play it on iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC, Mac and Linux. Basically anything that has either the Bedrock or Java editions of the game. The update was announced back in April to be split into two parts due to it being the most ambitious update for Minecraft in its entire ten-year history, with part one of the update coming in the summer and the second part arriving sometime during winter. As you’ve come to expect from Minecraft updat…

New Sneaky Sasquatch update adds motorcycles and customisation options

News By Olly Smith, 1 week, 6 days ago
New Sneaky Sasquatch update adds motorcycles and customisation options

RAC7 Games has updated Sneaky Sasquatch, its quirky stealth game for Apple Arcade, with a bunch of new content. The update now puts the game at Version 1.7 and is available to download for iOS devices. The 1.7 update for Sneaky Sasquatch is heavily vehicle-focused, and so will appease fans of the driving content available in this game. The update adds motorcycles and bicycles, which you can now drive around on the new dirt racetrack that also comes with this update. Sneaky Sasquatch UpdateVehicular hijinks! Take your new motorcycle (or bicycle) to the dirt racetrack and trick it out in the garage, or go big with a monster truck that Sasquatch is probably not licensed to drive.Vroom vroom…

The Longest Road on Earth is a wordless narrative game out now for iOS and Android

News By Olly Smith, 2 weeks, 2 days ago
The Longest Road on Earth is a wordless narrative game out now for iOS and Android

Indie label Raw Fury has released The Longest Road on Earth, a new narrative-focused game for iOS and Android platforms. It was made available yesterday and is also on Steam. Developed by Brainwash Gang, The Longest Road on Earth is a collection of wordless stories that explore the sanctity of life and the perceptions that define us as human beings. Strictly speaking, it’s a game that focuses on following the everyday lives of normal people spread out over individual chapters. A road is opening at your feet. It is The Longest Road on Earth! Embark on a somber emotional journey like no other! The Longest Road on Earth from @Brainwash_Gang and @TLR___games is NOW AVAILABLE! https://t…

Punishing: Gray Raven begins Android closed beta

News By Olly Smith, 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Punishing: Gray Raven begins Android closed beta

The closed beta for Punishing: Grey Raven, the multiplayer RPG by Kuro Game, has now begun after it was announced last week to be coming to Android. An iOS beta is also planned for a future date, with details on that coming soon. The Android closed beta test for Punishing: Grey Raven runs from today until 3rd June, and sees 3000 players joining the game to check it out for the week after a short period of pre-registration. This offers players an insight into what the full game will be like once it releases later this year. Unfortunately, there will be a progress wipe at some point in-between the beta and full launch, meaning your characters from the beta will be reset to put you at the s…

Black Desert Mobile adds new katana-wielding Sura class

News By Olly Smith, 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Black Desert Mobile adds new katana-wielding Sura class

Pearl Abyss has released a new update for its mobile MMO, Black Desert Mobile, adding a new class to the game. The update is now available for iOS and Android devices. The new class is a melee-based character called Sura. He’s a ninja who has mastered the art of swordsmanship as he wields his legendary Sura Katana, which has been forged from six special katanas. He also uses throwable kunai as a secondary weapon. Sura is the 17th character added to Black Desert Mobile’s ever-expansive class list. He uses the power of shadows to execute perfect combos with his katana and kunai, with eleven different skills available for you to use during battle. These skills are as follows:…

Polar Bear Rescue is a new educational puzzler about climate change

News By Olly Smith, 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Polar Bear Rescue is a new educational puzzler about climate change

Polar Bear Rescue, a new mobile puzzle game from German games studio Burning Fox Games, is out now for Android devices and will soon be coming to iOS too. The game is intended to be about raising climate awareness, where your objective is to rescue a small polar bear from its floating ice block on the ocean and bring it safely home on the mainland. You do this by making a connection of wooden bridges that creates a path for it to cross safely. Each level in Polar Bear Rescue gets harder and harder as you continue playing, with new worlds and stages gradually unlocking as you progress through the game. You can watch the video for Polar Bear Rescue below to see more of the game in motion. A…

Tencent is releasing a Story of Seasons mobile game later this year, and there’s a trailer available now

News By Olly Smith, 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Tencent is releasing a Story of Seasons mobile game later this year, and there’s a trailer available now

Tencent has released a new trailer for its Story of Seasons mobile game which is coming soon to iOS and Android devices. The China-based company had announced the game earlier this year and hopes to release it sometime in 2021. Story of Seasons Mobile is being developed by Tencent’s Next Studios and licenced by Marvelous, and brings the familiar gameplay from the series to mobile phones. Gematsu released the trailer on its website and YouTube channel, showcasing some of the first gameplay seen for Story of Seasons Mobile which details some of the activities you’ll be able to do in-game. It begins by showing the main player character stepping off a train, presumably about to be…