American manga distributor Kodansha USA has announced it’s entering a partnership with INKR. If you’ve never heard of it, but assume it’s some new app, you’re right. INKR was created by a Vietnamese team working for a Singaporean company, and its aim is to do for manga what Netflix did for TV…a steady stream of content for a flat subscription rate.
We feel sorry for any Fortnite fan who took a hike into the mountains today with no Internet connections, and returned this evening to find the whole world topsy-turvy. Sit down and let us tell the tale, it’s been a wild last few hours.
Hey, you. Bored at home? Presumably you are, if you care about flattening the curve and preventing our nation’s hospital system from being overrun (look up the grim news from Italy right now if you don’t see why this is important). Many companies right now want to encourage self-quarantine, and they’re doing so by releasing some of their content for free. Here are some of the cool things you can read, watch and play for $0 right now….
Shadow Seven has officially launched around the world. The tactical strategy game by studio Neptune features several original anime-style characters voiced by famous Japanese voice actors. You collect and enhance these characters through strategic turn-based PvP battles. The game has been in Early Access form since last December.
Shadow Seven is coming to a mobile phone near you. The tactical strategy game, now under development at studio Neptune, features several original anime-style characters voiced by famous Japanese voice actors. It’s been around in Early Access form since last December, but it’s gearing up for its official release…and if you pre-register, you can gain bonus rewards.
There’s survival horror, and then there’s just….horror. The goal in Nox Mortis, the new VR app from Sigil Entertainment, isn’t to survive. It’s just to get scared.
The Skylanders have officially gone mobile: Skylanders Ring Of Heroes has been released in America on iOS and Android platforms. Though it’s missing the figure element (because the toy-to-game genre has fadded itself out), Ring of Heroes maintains the same gameplay elements players loved about the originals.
Over the past few years Cartoon Network has aggressively chased the video game market, licensing out its characters for games on all machines when not outright making them themselves. Now they’re about to present their most ambitious venture in that direction to date: Cartoon Network Arcade.
Teen Titans Go Figure introduced DC’s greatest heroes to the “Teeny Titans” collectible mobile game formula. It was only a matter of time before the DCU’s nastiest supervillains found out where those heroes were, and invaded the game. That time has come…Lex Luthor, The Riddler and the other notorious members of the Legion of Doom have arrived in Go Figure’s latest update.
Last year Cartoon Network introduced their endless climbing game, Super Slime Blitz, to mobile devices. The original game starred the Amazing World of Gumball characters, and was rated highly by users. Millions downloaded the game, and so begat this sequel, starring Ben 10: Super Slime Ben.
Titan Studios’ Creative Destruction is a big hit, racking up over 20 million downloads in just a few months. It’s ranked in the Top 10 download charts of over 50 countries, and streams of the game have ranked up to #4 on Twitch.
Last July, Titan Studios released a sandbox survival game called Creative Destruction — and the title says it all. Though your main goal is to survive, the more immediate (and fun) task is to DESTROY! The environments in Creative Destruction are full of destructible items you can use, abuse and wreck.