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Niantic announce team-up with the NBA and NBPA for new geolocation project

News By Shaun Walton, 14 hours, 51 minutes ago updated
Niantic announce team-up with the NBA and NBPA for new geolocation project

Niantic Inc, the inventors of walking, has announced a partnership with the National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association to create a new real-world mobile game: NBA All-World. After being responsible for the first exercise many gamers had with their smash hit Pokemon Go, Niantic is now looking to get them out of their shells and interacting with other sports fans. Using their geolocation services, players will be able to find, challenge and compete with well-known NBA stars in their neighbourhood, before recruiting them for their team. Hopefully without the Poke Balls this time. The Head of Consumer Products at the NBA, Matt Holt, said “Through our…

Take a break and relax with Alchemy Stars new Event Trees, Fish, and a Slow Life

News By Shaun Walton, 1 day, 14 hours ago updated
Take a break and relax with Alchemy Stars new Event Trees, Fish, and a Slow Life

In the midst of battling monsters and trying to save the world, it is important to take a breather every now and then, which is exactly what Alchemy Stars are offering in their newest event. Entitled Trees, Fish, and a Slow Life, it is a two-part event centring on a nice tea party and brings exclusive items, new characters and more with it. Alchemy Stars is set in a world named Astra where the Aurorians and the Caelestites’ are locked in a neverending battle against the evil Eclipsites. The battles take place on a tactical grid with a unique tile-connecting gameplay, where if you move along the same colour tiles you rack up a combo, which allows you to unleash powerful skills. Tree…

Leading Virtual World game Rec Room celebrates it's sixth birthday this month

News By Shaun Walton, 3 days, 21 hours ago updated
Leading Virtual World game Rec Room celebrates it's sixth birthday this month

One of the leading virtual world games, Rec Room, is celebrating six years of uptime this month. With a community of over 75 million lifetime users and missions of player-created rooms, Rec Room has firmly cemented itself as one of the best ways to while away the hours with some new virtual friends. For anyone who hasn’t come across the game before, Rec Room is a virtual world in which players create avatars and then go world-hopping between near-infinite worlds with a bevvy of genres. With flavours such as First Person Shooters, sports, Pictionary, Battle Royales, and the ability for users to craft their own rooms, endless possibilities sum up the game pretty well. It is easy to see…

Yet Another Zombie Defense HD launches on iOS

News By Shaun Walton, 5 days, 14 hours ago
Yet Another Zombie Defense HD launches on iOS

Awesome Games Studio has announced the arrival of its survival game, Yet Another Zombie Defense HD, onto Apple devices after close to four years on PC and consoles. With the port releasing today, June 23rd for readers from the future, mobile gamers can now partake in one of the better-named games on the market. The ending of Yet Another Zombie Defense is set in stone before the game begins, the player is not going to survive. Set in a world overtaken by a zombie apocalypse, the shambling harbingers of undeath advance every night until the inevitable end. However, that doesn’t mean the end must come quietly, with the aim of the game being to build up a base and fight through the increa…

iOS beta testing has begun on Neteases Survival Shooter Lost Light

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week ago
iOS beta testing has begun on Neteases Survival Shooter Lost Light

The first round of the iOS TestFlight beta testing for upcoming survival shooter game Lost Light is underway and will run until July 4th. Gamers who live in the United States, Russia and Thailand will be able to apply to give NetEase's new game a go. Already having undergone a global beta test on Android and PC, Lost Light reached the top 50 in Google Play’s Trending New Games ranking on multiple occasions, whilst more than 2 million users have had the chance to dive in and give the game a go. This is not that surprising, given every firearm has 12 or more modifiable parts with a bevvy of extra components, enough to whet the appetite of any shooter fan. Lost Light has been based ar…

New State Mobiles June updates brings with it a new collaboration and survivor pass

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 2 days ago
New State Mobiles June updates brings with it a new collaboration and survivor pass

KRAFTON Inc has announced the June Update for its mobile battle royale NEW STATE MOBILE, including a collaboration with Line Friends and the new Survivor Pass. In a rather unexpected collab, it must be said, players can collect costumes and more based on various characters in the Line Friends Series. Line Friends is a global creative studio that has its roots in the LINE app, the messenger app for the largest social network in Japan. Beginning with the sticker characters Brown & Friends, Line Friends has managed to take those cute characters and turn them into a global brand that has opened multiple stores across the world and collaborated with big hitters such as Netflix and the pop-se…

SuperPlanet announce upcoming endless idle RPG Vahn’s Quest

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 2 days ago
SuperPlanet announce upcoming endless idle RPG Vahn’s Quest

Korean Developers SuperPlanet has announced its upcoming Idle RPG Vahn’s Quest. Touted as an Endless Growth Idle RPG, the game follows apprentice knight Vahn on a quest to defeat a great evil that has been unleashed upon the lands. The Republic of Trinity was a peaceful sanctuary for saints to reside in and practise their craft, until one day a particularly misguided priest named Demtoy misunderstood what priests stand for, and instead decided to open the gates of hell in order to amass wealth and glory, flooding the world with evil. Vahn, an apprentice knight for the Grave Keeper Knights, gathers his allies and battles against the seemingly never-ending horde as the adventure, lookin…

Final Fantasy 7 The First Soldier is coming over all blocky in latest event

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 4 days ago updated
Final Fantasy 7 The First Soldier is coming over all blocky in latest event

Hot on the heels of Square Enix announcing the upcoming remake of Final Fantasy Crisis Core, Final Fantasy VII The First First Soldier is getting in on the action with its own Crisis Core flavoured events. To celebrate 25 years - feel old yet? - since the release of Final Fantasy VII, Ateam is celebrating the origins of a legend with characters from Crisis Core in all their polygonal glory. The Buster Sword has also been scattered around the battlefield, and by grabbing one the player will transform into the original wielder, Zack, for a limited time. On top of this, the DMW system from Crisis Core, for those who didn't play the original think a slot type affair, has been implemented, with…

RuneScape Mobile celebrities its one year anniversary

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 6 days ago
RuneScape Mobile celebrities its one year anniversary

Runescape celebrates its first-year anniversary on mobile this week, twenty years after being every high school gamer's go-to as soon as they booted up their PC. Jagexs’ MMORPG has been one of the longest-running games and still remains popular two decades after its release, a testament to the accessibility and fun the game offers. To celebrate a year on mobile, Jagex is giving away a trove of free items to free players and those who pay for membership. Everybody will be gifted five Treasure Hunter keys, used to unlock chests that reward players a random prize across a spectrum of rarities. Players will also receive a small knowledge bomb, which boosts XP by 50% for a limited time, pe…

Level Infinite announce upcoming sandbox Chimeraland game with a rather unique twist

News By Shaun Walton, 1 week, 6 days ago updated
Level Infinite announce upcoming sandbox Chimeraland game with a rather unique twist

With the number of open-world games that have been released lately and the sandbox games, it is a bit difficult to come up with a unique selling point for a game like that to set it apart, however, Level Infinite seem to of hit upon a fairly interesting one in their free-to-play open-world sandbox adventure game Chimeraland. Amongst the many of Chimeralands’ features, the spotlight falls mainly on the pet system. The land, sea and air of this 100 square KM prehistoric mythical world are packed full of fantastical creatures which can be captured and tamed. Once a beast has been successfully befriended, the game's evolution and devour mechanic comes into play. After defeating a rival Ch…

billbilli bring their latest role-playing mobile game, Artery Gear: Fusion, to worldwide audiences

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 1 day ago
billbilli bring their latest role-playing mobile game, Artery Gear: Fusion, to worldwide audiences

billibilli, a Chinese Shanhai-based video sharing website with a sizable anime, comic and gaming slant, has announced the global launch for its latest gaming project, Artery Gear: Fusion. After making a lot of noise with its inclusion of high profile voice actors, Artery Gear went ahead and secured 500,000 pre-registration signees, giving the game quite a bit to live up to. In a futuristic world, humanity lies on the brink as it so often does. A mysterious force known only as Puppets are besieging earth using a very heinous technique. By using Strings, the Puppets are able to control any human and weapons, and have used this skill to lay waste to countless cities across the world, and have…

R2 Games announces launch of broswer based MMORPG World of Rune

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 1 day ago updated
R2 Games announces launch of broswer based MMORPG World of Rune

When shopping for a new game value for money can be a big driving force when choosing what to try, and arguably one of the best genres for this is MMORPGs, which is what R2 Games is banking on with its new MMORPG World of Rune. With its browser-based hosting and its free price tag, if you look past all the cosmetic extra MMORPGs are jammed with, World of Rune is an enticing prospect to while away the hours with. The player starts as a simple novice in the world but is soon presented with an option of the four staple classes; Swordsman, Mage, Archer or Cleric. While this threatens a dull experience with everyone playing the same, World of Rune does provide plenty of scope for customisation.…

NetEase Games preperes to showcase more of its New Weird survival game Once Human

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 5 days ago
NetEase Games preperes to showcase more of its New Weird survival game Once Human

NetEase Games is set to release further details of its upcoming “new weird” survival game Once Human, which was revealed in the latest NetEase Connect. Players will be able to get a deeper glimpse into this fantastically ambitious game during IGN’s Summer of Gaming, including a new trailer, a developer interview and a look at some of the monsters and bosses that will be stalking the characters. Once Human is set in a world that has been devastated by a catastrophe brought on by the opening of a mysterious silver door. Human civilization has been invaded by Stardust pollutants and horrific creatures, which have devastated the lands for the past 30 years until suddenly extra…

Kabam Games unveils new characters and events for Marvel Contest of Champions

News By Shaun Walton, 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Kabam Games unveils new characters and events for Marvel Contest of Champions

Kabam Games Inc have been very busy lately working on its mobile fighter Marvel Contest of Champions, with June shaping up to be a very fruitful month for fans. Between new characters being revealed and multiple giveaways taking place, fans will have enough to be satisfied for a while. The Battlerealm is about to get a lot busier, with America Chavez inviting a few of their friends to join The Contest, but wants to make sure that the Summoner, that's the player, is ready and able to show off what The Battlerealm is all about. These friends include newly revealed heroes Wiccan and Hulkling, who will be available to partner with and tackle the new America’s All Stars challenges over the…

Longcheer Game brings popular mobile game Dr Chatelet: Faith to worldwide audiences

News By Shaun Walton, 3 weeks ago
Longcheer Game brings popular mobile game Dr Chatelet: Faith to worldwide audiences

Longcheer Game, a mobile gaming company with the one-two punch of both developing and publishing, has brought its latest overseas game Dr Chatelet: Faith to worldwide distribution. Dr Chatelet places gamers in the shoes of a medieval doctor witnessing the rise and evolution of medal science. Dr Chatelet: Faith is an immersive visual novel with an art style that brings to mind the darker art style of a Tim Burton project, set in the middle ages. Dr Chatelet is a graduate of the Royal College of Physicians who is using all his knowledge and steadfast faith in traditional medicine to cure people the only way he knows how with leeches and saws. Being promoted quickly due to his talent and dilig…