Over the weekend the rumor sprouted up that Sega was looking to buy out mobile developer Rovio for a billion dollars. We were skeptical because (a) the only thing Rovio is known for is Angry Birds and that property hit its peak ages ago, and (b) there’s no way Sega has a billion dollars.
If you’re a JRPG fan, then Bandai Namco’s Tales series needs no introduction. But even if you are, you might be unfamiliar with the title “Tales Of Luminaria” and might be thinking, “When did THAT happen? Did I miss one?” Sort of….Tales of Luminaria is a mobile game.
Cell To Singularity is a simple game — you just click on things — with an extremely large scope (the entire history of life). Starting with a single cell, your clicks spawn primitive life forms and cause them to evolve. Your ultimate goal is to click (or tap, if you’re using the mobile version) your way to a civilization so advanced they reach the Singularity, or the theoretical moment robot AI surpasses that of natural life, and man and machine become one.
New free-to-play 1v1 arena brawler, Battleverse Champions is coming soon to tablets and smartphones. Players will be able to battle for fame and glory in head-to-head MOBA-style combat that rewards wits and skill in a competitive gaming experience from mobile gaming studio, Tenacious Entertainment.
On Friday, Sega announced that the official mobile game of the Olympics, Sonic at the Olympic Games – Tokyo 2020 is heading to Android & iOS. Now, the game will officially be launching on mobile devices on May 7, 2020. However, fans of the franchise can pre-register now to obtain rewards; like most mobile games, the amount of the rewards depends on pre-registration goals. Thankfully, we also have the full list regarding the registration goals:
In the coming weeks Cartoon Network will be airing the very last episode of Adventure Time….but before that, they’ll be putting out the latest tie-in phone game. Bloons Adventure Time TD is the name, a crossover between the Bloons series and the land of Ooo.
Fans of the Valkyrie Profile role-playing game series rejoice you can now play the game on to go. SQUARE ENIX recently announced that the game is now available on mobile devices as Valkyrie Profile Lenneth. Available for iOS and Android devices, the game adds new features such as auto-save and a new user interface.
Final Fantasy comes to mobile devices — again — today with the release of Final Fantasy Dimensions II, a throwback adventure filled with world maps, turn-based battles and crystals. It’s not exactly a recreation (random battles are missing, for one thing) but it’s as close as Square will allow these days.
Nintendo’s stock lost seven percent of its value over the weekend. The main reason for this was “poor performance” of Super Mario Run, which is kind of subjective. The app opened at #1 in most markets and was downloaded over three million times on its first day, despite costing well over the typical price of a phone download ($10).
It looks like Nintendo and DeNA are moving closer to revealing more information about their partnership and the games fans are likely to see on smartphones and tablets. According to a new financial report by DeNA boss Isao Moriyasu that has been translated into English, the company is readying to make “announcement plans”, suggesting that news could be coming sooner than many people predicted.
Nintendo has announced today that it has entered into a business partnership with Japanese firm DeNA to create mobile games and apps for smartphone devices. While Nintendo has largely stayed clear of the smartphone market, which has seen exponential growth over the past five years, this new arrangement will see the company develop games specifically for such devices.