More Marvel comic book characters are on the way to iOS and Android phones and tablets! DeNA and Marvel Entertainment have announced Marvel Mighty Heroes, a fighting game with cooperative gameplay in real-time.
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The most popular, single Kickstarter campaign ever is for the upcoming card game Exploding Kittens with over 219,000 supporters that was the third-biggest Kickstarter moneymaker ever with approximately 8.8 million dollars.
The Order: 1886 has revealed itself as a the PlayStation 4 exclusive as a single-player, third person shooter game that takes place during an alternative time in history in a Victorian-era London, England with familiar identifying elements including King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table.
Before Kingdom Hearts 3 releases, players can revisit the popular gaming series in this latest “ReMIX”, which was preceded by the successful Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX. Players get includes Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix, and Kingdom Hearts Re:coded.
Last year we heard about a new educational game called S.M.A.R.T. Adventures Mission Math, which was a STEM game, aimed at girls – but was fun for pretty much anyone. I had some fun playing around with the game when it was released, and was glad for the STEM focus. Now they are back with their follow-up second chapter!
Hand of Fate is a card-based roguelike that found funding through Kickstarter just over a year ago, and has now been released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game blends the RPG and collectible card games genres easily and with a style that is bound to appeal to fans of both game types.
Electronic Arts and Maxis have released the Mac version of popular The Sims 4 simulation game on physical disc at store everywhere and through the video game purchasing service Origin.
The two-man team at Ivent have made Strength of the Sword Ultimate, “the kind of game you beat instead of finish” after working “in the garage for five years”. Their efforts have already paid off with an initial $14,000 Kickstarter goal met for this “3D fighter vs brawler with old-school vibe”.
I love the classic Dungeons and Dragons Forgotten Realms settings, places like Blackmoor and Greyhawk, Neverwinter and Icewind Dale and more. But you can’t think about Dungeons and Dragons without the Sword Coast, bound by Baldur’s Gate and Waterdeep. This is the setting for the exciting upcoming game Sword Coast Legends – just announced, and we have a trailer!
Controller required for Moon Spider’s single player side-scrolling platformer Harold. This PC exclusive game also offers players two role-playing personas – superstar guardian angel Gabriel who gets matched up with the least talented runner named Harold.
SEGA (short for SErvice GAmes) recently encountered a setback in their continuing video game production, as their mainstay franchise didn’t make a big sales boom and instead lost some gold rings in the market.
When Alice Dahl leaves for a work trip and laments her job to her husband, she has no idea what turns of events awaits her. Mind Snares: Alice’s Journey tells the tale of what happens after she wakes up from a terrible car accident, and the lengths she has to explore to get home. Check it out!
The PlayStation Vita game, Minutes, gradually reveals more as players complete all 60 levels within the time limits. This action puzzler/shooter has a simple set-up, but is challenging to master.
Real Time Strategy games continue to be popular on the PC, but they are about to open up to a whole new fan base with the upcoming alternate reality game Timelines: Assault On America Mobile. Timelines is launching on February 17th on iOS and Android, more than a year after it released on Mac & PC.
On February 13th Nintendo is releasing the creatively named ‘New Nintendo 3DS XL’, which we talked about here. Along with that announcement came the notice that the classic Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask was being released in 3D in a version optimized specially for the new handheld gaming system. Early reviews say the game looks great, so check it out!
Get your game in gear with Bruce Lee! That’s right, the legendary martial artist is now a playable characters in Temple Run 2, an Android/iOS action-filled running game that has been installed on over 300 million devices.
Last month I wrote about the announcement from Wadjet Eye of their upcoming game Technobabylon. Due to the involvement of Wadjet Eye and the ‘adventure cyberpunk thriller’ description I was immediately captivated and remain excited about the release. Now they have released a new trailer and group of screens looking at the playable character Latha Sesame. Check it out!
I reviewed Hearts of Iron III here and was able to “unequivocally recommend” it for “hardcore strategy gamers”. Now some of the people behind that game and other strategy classics have formed ChrisPon games and are announcing a science fiction 4X strategy title called Galactic Inheritors is now available for Windows PC on Steam’s Early Access.
GoG.com announced their online multiplayer service Galaxy last summer and launched in Alpha more recently with support for a few of their multiplayer games. Now they are getting closer to a wider release, and they are looking for help doing a ‘stress test‘ of their servers! The test is this coming weekend – keep reading for more details!
Physics puzzle games have a great history on the PC, going back to The Incredible Machine in the early 90s. They challenge you to create or solve complex systems based on a simulation of real-world physics. Portal took things to a new level, and now Nebulous looks to bring a Sci-Fi puzzler to the PS4 and Oculus Rift as well!
I remember playing Elite Beat Agents on Nintendo DS in 2006 – it was a blast to tap out beats to popular songs and improve your score through multiple attempts. Since the Playstation Vita has a touchscreen it only makes sense that we have a touchscreen rhythm game for the Vita! Jungle Rumble is now available for your tapping pleasure!