As reported yesterday, Nintendo was gearing up a live press event for their popular mobile game,Fire Emblem Heroes. While the stream revealed a lot of new things, the event was entirely in Japanese. Luckily we have a rundown of what was announced all here.
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Another week, another slate of new mobile games. Although there weren't as many big name releases as last week, there were plenty of unique video game titles that came out that's sure to keep you interested over the weekend. Everything from classic adventure game throwbacks, to a gorgeous puzzler, we app experts played through this week's games to recommend you the best of the best.
Profits for Nintendo's mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes are apparently impressive enough to beat out other Nintendo titles likeSuper Mario Run, despite having 10 times fewer downloads.
The classic Adult Swim browser game, Robot Unicorn Attack, branched off into a series of popular mobile games. Now, the latest entry into the series, Robot Unicorn Attack 3, is available for iOS and Android mobile devices.
One of the most popular Fire Emblem characters is finally available in a new update to Nintendo'sFire Emblem: Heroes.
If you're a fan of classic adventure games you'll do well to pick upDie With Glory, the gorgeous new title from Cloud Castle inc. Die With Glory updatesthe gameplay of the same kind of adventure classics such asMonkey Island for modern, mobile audiences.
Die With Glory is a side-scrolling adventure game where players guide the Viking Sigurd on a globe-trotting adventure to reach Valhalla, the ancient afterlife of Norse legends. It's up to the players to help the brave Viking Sigurd make his way into its glorious halls.
Since the game's development,Die With Honorhas won numerous video game awards, including a 1st place win for Excellence in Art at the Kanobu Gamesjam. While the trailer doesn't show much gameplay, it does show off the various locales players can visit in the game, including areas that don't look at all like the Nordic areas where Vikings live. The game's official synopsis even details some potential quests which include raising an army, defending a castle, and scaling a dragon.
Die With Honor is out now on the iOS App Store, so check it out and tell us what you think of the game!
If you're looking for a gorgeous puzzle experience on iOS devices, developer Gamebra.in's aesthetically interesting puzzler, Cuts, is discounted to free on the iOS App Store right now.
If you're looking for another tactical RPG fix to go alongside your Fire Emblem Heroes campaigns check out Gamevil's newest, anime-inspired tactics RPG, War of Crown, which comes out tomorrow.
A new thread on the popular video game rumor forum, NeoGAF, uncovered an interesting job listing over at Blizzard Entertainment. It appears the studio behindStarCraft, World of WarCraft, Hearthstone,andOverwatch is looking to bring on a new hire with mobile experience.
Dungeon Chef is what happens when you mix the RPG elements (and style) of a Legend of Zelda game, with cooking elements. Although, now that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild also has cookingelements, so maybe the gameplay is not so novel. Either way, this is a pretty good looking game for all your RPG junkies out there.
The newest season of Telltale Games'The Walking Dead is well underway. After the release of the third episode, "Above the Law" about a month ago, episode four, "Thicker Than Water" is hot and ready for more zombies and gut-wrenching emotional decisions.
Another week, another new wave of mobile games do dive into. We've dug through the list of apps that came out this week to tell you which apps are worth your sweet time. And while there weren't too many games this week, there were some big ones. Hit the jump to see some of the best apps we played this week!
Are you ready to fight some aliens? Because Crescent Moon Games has released the retro shooter Get Me Outta Here on iOS devices today.
If you're an Apple Mac owner, you're probably aware of the host of Apple productivity apps the company includes in all new Mac purchases. Apps like iMovie, Keynote, and of course, GarageBand. While you used to be able to also buy these apps individually, they are now free on the Apple App Store.
The popular puzzle game series, Professor Layton, will be getting a new spinoff in the previously announced Lady Layton. Now more details have come out regarding the game, its release date, and a new title.