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NetEase announces a plethora of content for horror game Indentity V

News By Shaun Walton, 3 weeks, 2 days ago
NetEase announces a plethora of content for horror game Indentity V

Identity V, NetEase’s first 1v4 asymmetrical battle mobile game, is having a very busy time recently with releases and updates popping up left, right and centre. With a new character release, new events and a new crossover, fans of the game will have plenty to sink their teeth into. Entering the horror game is the new survivor Professor Luchino, a man who is obsessed with reptiles. Shortly after acquiring a rare viper, the professor seemed to have disappeared. When investigating his room, people found huge scales covered with blood, which do not seem to belong to any known creature. Along with the Hunter Evil Reptilian, this is the third pair to be released under the IDENTITY system,…

Ubisoft announce closed alpha dates for Rainbow Six Mobile

News By Shaun Walton, 3 weeks, 3 days ago updated
Ubisoft announce closed alpha dates for Rainbow Six Mobile

Ubisoft has recently announced the Closed Alpha dates for upcoming shooter Rainbow Six Mobile. Designed as a free-to-play tactical first-person shooter, Rainbow Six Mobile will look to provide gamers on the go with all the acclaimed gameplay of the Rainbow Six titles. The development of Rainbow Six Mobile is in the hands of a new and dedicated team at Ubisoft Montreal, which suggests that Ubisoft is throwing a lot of weight behind the mobile experience, hopefully with long-term updates and support. There will be some of the familiar maps to play on, such as Border and Bank, with a variety of gameplay modes to choose from. Facing off in 5v5 PvP matches, gamers will be able to enjoy fast-p…

Bahamut SIN descends to terrorise players in Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier

News By Shaun Walton, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Bahamut SIN descends to terrorise players in Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier

A new variant of Bahamut joins the battlefield to terrorise SOLDIER candidates in Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier. Following in the footsteps of Bahamut and Bahamut Fury, it is now the turn of Bahamut SIN to descend from the sky and decimate many a foolhardy warrior. For those who do not follow the franchise, or who may have forgotten the origins, Bahamut SIN debuted in the Final Fantasy VII sequel film Advent Children where he attacked the town of Edge until, spoiler alert, he was defeated by AVALANCE and dispatched of by Cloud and his Climhazzard Limit Break, which won the award for strangest Limit Break name. Until 9th May, candidates can encounter Bahamut SIN during any standard ma…

Garena releases first lore movie for Free Fire titled How to Start a Fire

News By Shaun Walton, 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Garena releases first lore movie for Free Fire titled How to Start a Fire

Garena has taken big strides in expanding the universe of the smash mobile game Free Fire. Starting with the release of How to Start a Fire, a movie following the character of Hayato Yagami, Garena has announced a commitment to building Free Fire’s lore. Garena has been involved in a few hits on the mobile, including Arena of Valor, Call of Duty: Mobile and League of Legends, however, it is arguably Free Fire that is the biggest hitter. According to data.ai, previously App Annie, Free Fire was the most downloaded mobile game worldwide in 2019, 2020 and 2021, which is impressive considering the game released in mid-2017. Even more impressive is they achieved this with an absence of any…

Nuverse launches first closed beta for upcoming survival game Project: Arrival

News By Shaun Walton, 3 weeks, 5 days ago updated
Nuverse launches first closed beta for upcoming survival game Project: Arrival

The closed beta for developer Nuverses’ upcoming Sci-fi Survival game, Project: Arrival, has launched for selected regions on Android. Android users in the United Kingdom and Canada are able to sign up for the first beta test that runs until May 2nd. Project: Arrival will take place in a devastated post-apocalyptic world that has been ravaged by an interstellar war brought about by an alien civilization. Taking the role of a war survivor, players must fight for their lives in the harsh environments, as they build homes for the survivors, collect pieces of the old civilization and fend off aliens and other mutant creatures using high-tech weapons. The gameplay will merge surv…

Popular children's show Gigantosaurus lands on mobiles with Gigantosaurus World

News By Shaun Walton, 4 weeks, 1 day ago updated
Popular children's show Gigantosaurus lands on mobiles with Gigantosaurus World

In a move guaranteed to make children everywhere cheer, the number one preschool dinosaur show Gigantosaurus has its first mobile game release, Gigantosaurus World. Following the characters of the popular show, Gigantosaurus World has a choice of family-friendly games and even the option to watch the best episodes of the show in the app. Gigantosaurus World puts players in the world of the show, allowing them to play, watch and discover the cretaceous period alongside the popular characters Tiny, Rocky, Bill and Mazu, all the while taking part in the search for the mysterious Gigantosaurus. There are multiple games to choose from, including puzzles, pairs, rhythm memory games and an endless…

Popular Japanese Deck-builder Soulvars receives English localisation

News By Shaun Walton, 1 month ago
Popular Japanese Deck-builder Soulvars receives English localisation

A popular deck-building JRPG originally released in Japan in January 2022 has been fully localised for English speaking audiences. Developed by GinoLabo over 3 years, Soulvars is a deeply customisable deck-builder with simplistic controls and some deep gameplay guaranteed to hook players. After three years in development by a solo Japanese indie developer, Soulvars released in Japan to no small acclaim. It reached number one in the RPG category sales ranking for paid apps, and second in all paid apps for both iOS and Android. With a touted play time of 15 to 20 hours to complete a normal run through, and 50 to 100 hours if the customisation and New Game + mode grip players enough, Soulvars…

New trailer showcasing iconic faction gameplay in Warhammer 40,000 Tacticus

News By Shaun Walton, 1 month ago updated
New trailer showcasing iconic faction gameplay in Warhammer 40,000 Tacticus

Snowprint Studios has released a trailer showcasing one of the most iconic factions in Warhammer 40,000 Tacticus. Focusing on the Ultramarines, the trailer shows off some of the units and gameplay of one of Warhammer's most lauded groups. Warhammer 40,000, or 40K for short, is the world's most popular tabletop miniature game. First released back in 1987, and currently on its ninth edition as of 2020. Warhammer is a game where two people battle each other on a big tabletop map using miniatures they have more often than not painstakingly painted. The world is set in the distant war-torn future containing multiple factions of various magical or technological levels constantly at war. No doubt…

Tower of Fantasy Closed Beta Launches

News By Shaun Walton, 1 month ago updated
Tower of Fantasy Closed Beta Launches

The closed Beta for the upcoming shared open-world RPG Tower of fantasy has launched for those lucky enough to win a place in the sign-ups. Along with the announcement, a few new details about the game have been released, as well as a trailer. Beta Testers will be able to get the first worldwide look at the game that has already become a hit with players in China. It will be set hundreds of years in the future on a district planet called Aida, and Testers will be able to explore this new setting, as well as experience the thrilling combat and experience some of the compelling narrative. The new trailer showcases the sci-fi anime world, which looks to be quite impressive and a lot more open…

AFK Arena celebrates third anniversary

News By Shaun Walton, 1 month ago updated
AFK Arena celebrates third anniversary

Arguably one of the most well-known mobile games and a mammoth of the idle genre, AFK Arena, is currently celebrating its third anniversary, and there is still time to reap the rewards. Developer Lilith Games has made the event one to remember, releasing new characters, giving out a heap of summons and even announcing a new animated series. All players, either new or any of the existing 60 million already on board, can jump onto the game and receive 100 summon scrolls to start their army or bolster their ranks. As well as having the chance to summon any of the already jam-packed roster, there are also two new heroes to aim for. Audrae is part of the Celestial faction and is an agility-hero…

Gridpop announces development of Isle of Arrows

News By Shaun Walton, 1 month ago updated
Gridpop announces development of Isle of Arrows

Daniel Lutz of Gridpop Games has announced the development of their new game, Isle of Arrows. Coming Summer 2022, Isle of Arrows is a tower defense game crossed with board game mechanics as well as puzzle elements. Isle of Arrows is a tower defence game that has quite an interesting trick. Instead of playing on the same set map with waves getting progressively harder, Isle of Arrows map starts as one small island that then grows and expands. This change adds a nice new strategic slant to proceedings, as towers will need placing whilst considering their use as the land expands. The building is a tile format using cards, with the end of each round granting a new piece for the board. Player…

Abandon Ship sails towards mobile

News By Shaun Walton, 1 month, 1 week ago updated
Abandon Ship sails towards mobile

Hoist your sails and batten down the hatches as piracy docks on mobile with the upcoming release of Abandon Ship! After launching on PC in late 2019, the tactical sailing game will release for iOS and Android in June 2022 and offer gamers the opportunity to engage in dastardly piratical deeds on the move, without needing to go through the hassle of commandeering an actual boat. Abandon Ship takes place during the Age of Sail, with players taking control of a ship and her crew. The story unfolds and reacts to whatever decisions are made, as the vast seas are explored. Enemy vessels and fortifications are rife and willing to engage in fierce tactical combat, with the weather and environmental…

FarmVille 3 releases fully localized for Japan

News By Shaun Walton, 1 month, 1 week ago updated
FarmVille 3 releases fully localized for Japan

Japanese farming enthusiasts are in for a treat as FarmVille 3 has finally launched after being fully localized. After originally launching in most countries on November 4th 2021 more players can now embrace rural life with all the current and previously released content. The game series is most likely known to the wider audience by its initial outing. When the first FarmVille was released on Facebook in 2009 it was instantly and widely embraced by users of the social platform, becoming the most popular game on the site and having references to it strewn everywhere in most forms of media. It allowed Facebook users to grow virtual crops and build digital farms whilst interacting with other p…

Japanese superhero icon joins Puzzle & Dragons

News By Shaun Walton, 1 month, 1 week ago updated
Japanese superhero icon joins Puzzle & Dragons

One of Japan's biggest superheroes, Ultraman, joins the lineup of Puzzle and Dragons. Until April 24th players of the massively popular puzzler will have the opportunity to partake in Ultraman themed events and recruit the hero themselves. For those unaware of the character, Ultraman is a superhero character created in the late 1960s by visual artist Tohl Narita, producer Kazuho Mitsuta, and the legendary Eiji Tsuburaya, the prolific special effects directors credited with popularising the “Tokusatsu” effects style, in films such as Godzilla. Ultraman has remained incredibly popular in Asia since conception, with references regularly popping up in Japanese media. Players that l…

New mode and Legend for Smash Legends added in April update

News By Shaun Walton, 1 month, 1 week ago updated
New mode and Legend for Smash Legends added in April update

Smash Legends will receive a new legend, mode and more on April 12th as announced by developers 5minlab. The studio, which was recently acquired by Krafton Inc, has revealed a new mode called Competitive Match, as well as a new Dragon-themed legend named Yong Yong. The new competitive PvP mode, Competitive Match, will become available at level 15 for people who have six or more types of Legends. The gameplay will be based on a 3v3 capture style match, where six players select their legends in their order of preference, with each legend only being available for one player. This mode looks to add a new layer to strategic gameplay, as participants will have to adapt to an unknown team make-up…