Friday, November 27

mobile gaming

Activision, android, Apps & Games, Blizzard, ios, mobile gaming, News

Activision Blizzard Says It Will Bring All Its Franchises To Mobile Devices

Video game giant Activision Blizzard has announced plans to create mobile tickets across all of its franchises. In a recent investor call, Activision Blizzard President and COO Daniel Alegre noted that mobile devices present a great opportunity to bring your properties to a wider audience. "We need to make sure that we are enabling our franchises on the billions of mobile devices that are available right now," Alegre said. “That is by far our biggest opportunity, and we are investing significantly to capitalize on it and bring all of our franchises to mobile devices over time. That is very, very important to us. " So far, the company has had significant success on smartphones and tablets with a couple of games. In particular, Activision owns King, the makers of the hugely popular...
Activision, android, Apps & Games, Crash, crash bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot: On the Run, ios, mobile gaming, News

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! coming to Android and iOS in spring 2021

Activision has confirmed that Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! It will be released on Android and iOS in spring 2021. The publishing giant first revealed the game in July after it was leaked earlier in the year. Developed by Candy crush creator king In the race! is an endless runner in which you have to slide your finger left and right to make Crash avoid obstacles while performing the characteristic jumps, turns and slides of the bandicoot. Outside of these levels, you can use the resources you have acquired to build your own bases. Besides the titular hero, In the race! Features familiar faces like Crash's sister, Coco, Dr. Neo Cortex, N. Brio, and Dingodile. The game has been available for pre-registration at Google play since July...
android, Apps & Games, Dragon Quest Tact, ios, mobile gaming, News, Square Enix

Dragon Quest Tact is a charming and engaging mobile tactics game

I've never been a great strategy game guy. Although I can definitely admire the depth found in games like XCOM Y Civilization, they are not usually for me. That's why I appreciate Square Enix's Dragon Quest Touch. It is a free gacha version of a tactics game, which opens it up to many players. Based on my time with a preview version of the game for iOS, it succeeds in being a fun and relaxed “tactical” experience. In Dragon Quest Touch, you play as a human who wakes up in the monster-filled world of Orchesterra. Using a magic staff, you must defeat these creatures and then command them in battle. Beyond that, Touch seems to have a generic "go out and save the day, adventurer!" kind of a mobile game story with some rather hackneyed dialogue. Fortunately, the gameplay is much m...
Apps & Games, gaming, mobile gaming, News, Nintendo Switch, Steam, Where Cards Fall

Where Cards Fall, released in Toronto, is coming to Nintendo Switch, PC in early 2021

Toronto-based publisher Snowman (the Alto's series) has announced that Where the cards fall will arrive on Nintendo Switch and PC in early 2021. Los Angeles-based developer of The Game Band (Blaseball), Where the cards fall is a puzzle game about a teenager navigating the emotional experiences of high school. This manifests itself in the gameplay, in which you will have to complete more than 50 space puzzles that are brought to life through a unique art style. Check out the ad trailer below:Where the cards fall released exclusively on Apple Arcade in September 2019.
Apps & Games, Canada, mobile apps, mobile gaming, News, Scrabble Go

Record $ 50 Billion Spent on Mobile Devices Worldwide in First Half 2020: Report

Consumers spent $ 50 billion (about C $ 66 billion) on mobile devices in the first half of 2020 (first half of 2020), according to a new report by mobile analytics firm App Annie. According to App Annie, this is the largest first semester to date. A combined 64 billion apps and games were also downloaded, with 1.6 trillion hours spent on mobile devices, during this time. Breaking it down further, App Annie notes that the average user spent 27 percent of daily waking hours (4.3 hours) on their mobile device in April 2020, a 20 percent increase from 2019. In terms of app categories, consumers around the world spent 25 percent more time streaming movies and shows in Q2 2020 than in Q4 2019. TikTok was especially popular with Netflix...
android, Apps & Games, ios, Mario Kart Tour, mobile gaming, News, nintendo

Nintendo to add landscape mode to Mario Kart Tour on Android and iOS

When Mario Kart Tour launched last September, one of the game’s most notable missing features was support for landscape play. That’s no longer an issue, though, as Nintendo is finally set to add landscape mode to the free-to-play racing game. The feature is coming via a July 21st update. You can see landscape mode in action in the short trailer below:Mario Kart Tour can be downloaded for free on Android and iOS, with in-game purchases being required to unlock the game’s 200cc mode, among other content.
android, Apps & Games, Bandai Namco, ios, mobile gaming, News, Tales of Crestoria

Tales of Crestoria now available on Android and iOS

Free-to-play Japanese role-playing game (JRPG) Tales of Crestoria has launched Android and iOS. The latest entry in Bandai Namco’s Tales of franchise, Crestoria takes place in a world where “sinners” are condemned and punished by popular vote.Protagonist Kanata and orphan girl Misella are the latest to be labelled “Transgressors” by their fellow citizens and find themselves on the run from “enforcers.” That said, Crestoria also features characters from other Tales of games, including Yuri (Vesperia), Lloyd (Symphonia) and Milla (Xillia). In terms of gameplay, Crestoria features a mobile-optimized version of a traditional turn-based RPG combat system featuring the Tales of franchise’s signature ‘Mystic Artes’ special abilities. As...
android, Apps & Games, ios, mobile gaming, MudRunner Mobile, News

Off-roading sim MudRunner now available on Android and iOS

Off-roading simulation game MudRunner Mobile has launched on Android and iOS. Ostensibly, this appears to be a mobile port of the MudRunner PC game that launched in 2017. In MudRunner Mobile, you can drive 16 Soviet-era trucks through realistic mud across 15 open world environments. The game tasks you with completing various objectives scattered throughout designated challenge maps, although there are sandbox-style areas for free driving as well. You can see more of the game in action in this trailer:MudRunner Mobile is available for $8.49 CAD on the App Store and $9.49 on the Google Play Store.
android games, Apps & Games, Brawlhalla, mobile gaming, News, Ubisoft

Brawlhalla is currently listed for pre-registration on the Google Play Store

Ubisoft is bringing developer Blue Mammoth Games‘ Super Smash Bros.-like game Brawlhalla to Android and iOS sometime in 2020. A recent listing shows that you can pre-register for the Android version of the game through the developer’s official website.  It’s currently unknown whether the PC version‘s methods of monetization will carry over. On the other hand, we do know that the mobile game will offer similar mechanics, as well as full cross-play support. Via: Android Police
Apps & Games, game show, Millen Baird, mobile gaming, News, tetris

Play Tetris for cash in its mobile app’s new daily game show

The dream of playing Tetris for hard-earned cash is no longer a fantasy. Tetris mobile app publisher N3TWORK announced that it’s adding a live game show feature through the app. The show, ‘Tetris Primetime,’ is hosted by actor Millen Baird every night at 7:30 PM ET. The nightly competition will hand out $5,000 USD (about $6,800 CAD), which works out to an annual total of $1 million USD (about $1.35 million CAD).N3TWORK’s mobile Tetris app launched back in January, which was after EA shut down its own mobile Tetris game. According to N3TWORK, games will take place at 7:30pm in the time zone of the closest “anchor city” to the player. Currently, these anchors are Auckland, New Zealand, Perth, Australia, Moscow, Berlin, London, New ...
Activision, android, Apps & Games, Crash Bandicoot: On the Run, ios, mobile gaming, News

Activision reveals Crash Bandicoot mobile game, pre-registration now open

Activision has announced a new Crash Bandicoot mobile game called Crash Bandicoot: On the Run.  Developed by Candy Crush maker King, On the Run is an auto-runner in the vein of Temple Run which has you swiping left and right to help Crash progress through stages while avoiding enemies and other hazards. This lines up with leaks of the game from early this year.Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! Coming directly to your phone. Classic bosses, new levels and custom skins. Get ready to run wild! 🥭 #CrashOnTheRun — Crash Bandicoot: On the Run (@CrashOnTheRun) July 9, 2020On the Run features longtime series villain Dr. Neo Cortex and Crash’s sister Coco, as well as levels from the original PlayStation Crash games...