Review — Minecraft: Story Mode: Episode 4

Finishing Episode 3 of Minecraft: Story Mode left me with one question: could TellTale continue their hotstreak with Episode 4? In accordance with TellTale’s abbreviated release schedule, less than a month after Episode 3 we have our answer. Episode 4 is here and it delivers an enjoyable if disappointing experience. Akin in quality to the first two episodes, Episode 4 addresses someContinue reading “Review — Minecraft: Story Mode: Episode 4”

Tap My Katamari Rolls Onto iOS and Android

Katamari fans rejoice, as the previously reported trademark claim for Tap My Katamari has come to fruition, with Bandai Namco releasing a brief trailer today. The short video captures the infectious charm and humour of the franchise, as well as briefly demonstrating the new gameplay style. This fresh 2D sidescroller approach to the Katamari formula isContinue reading “Tap My Katamari Rolls Onto iOS and Android”

Pokemon Shuffle Mobile Passes 5 Million Downloads

The mobile version of popular 3DS title Pokemon Shuffle has passed the five million downloads mark. Released on 3DS in February 2015, Pokemon Shuffle Mobile came to iOS and to Android in August 2015 as one of Nintendo’s first mobile offerings. In celebration of their successes, Nintendo is running a Pokemon Shuffle Mewtwo event. TheContinue reading “Pokemon Shuffle Mobile Passes 5 Million Downloads”

Review — Minecraft: Story Mode: Episode 3

Minecraft: Story Mode has had a rocky start; Episode 1 introduced a mixed bag of characters and a clichéd plot while Episode 2 tried to make player choice significant at the cost of gametime and still struggled to find the right balance of tone. For all you loyal Minecraft and Story Mode fans out there who’ve been waiting, take a seat because TellTaleContinue reading “Review — Minecraft: Story Mode: Episode 3”

Pokémon Goes to the Real World!

Well, this was a surprising move! In an announcement by the Pokémon Company this morning, their efforts to move into the field of mobile gaming was made perfectly clear, with the introduction of Pokémon Go – an Ingress-like title that has players going to locations throughout the world and capturing Pokémon with the aid of aContinue reading “Pokémon Goes to the Real World!”

Amazon App Store “Underground” Hits the Streets

In a bold move today, Amazon announced a new service for Android devices by the name of Amazon Underground. This standalone app plays host to a suite of $10,000 worth of individual applications, all available to the user for free. Among the available applications are several licensed properties such as Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions,Continue reading “Amazon App Store “Underground” Hits the Streets”

Amazon App Store "Underground" Hits the Streets

In a bold move today, Amazon announced a new service for Android devices by the name of Amazon Underground. This standalone app plays host to a suite of $10,000 worth of individual applications, all available to the user for free. Among the available applications are several licensed properties such as Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions,Continue reading “Amazon App Store "Underground" Hits the Streets”

YouTube Gaming Prepares for Launch

August 26th marks the launch of YouTube’s very own game streaming service, the appropriately named Youtube Gaming. The streaming service stands as a direct competitor to the incredibly popular Twitch.tv, a site owned and operated under the Amazon brand. YouTube Gaming offers live-streaming of a range of popular games, directly distributing the video feed fromContinue reading “YouTube Gaming Prepares for Launch”