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Sign Up To Become A Pokémon Go Field Tester

Pokémon Go is now calling for field testers! Pokémon Go is a “real world game” developed by Ninantic Labs that has players explore the real world around them to find Pokémon. The game’s official website now has a link to sign up…
Olga Kachalina

iconDesigning UX in World of Tanks Blitz

In this GDC Europe 2015 talk, Wargaming’s Olga Kachalina shares the challenges of bringing real time action games from PC and consoles to touch screens without compromising or dumbing down the user experience, and explains best practices for prototyping,…

Star Wars: Uprising Offers New Hope For Bite-Sized MMOs

It’s a good time to be a Star Wars fan. With Rogue One coming out this December, Episode VIII the following year, and a whole host of new books and media just waiting to be consumed, most of us…

The Repetitive World of Celebrity Mobile Games

I usually call myself a console gamer—PS4 over X-Box any day of the week!—but even with, say, my countless hours on fireteams in Destiny and five Inquisitors in Dragon Age: Inquisition, I’ve sunk more time into mobile and browser…

Marvel: Avengers Alliance 2: What’s New, What’s Good, and What’s Missing

The timing of Marvel: Avengers Alliance 2 is fortuitous. With Captain America: Civil War on the horizon (it releases in the US on May 5), interest in Marvel properties is undoubtedly going to soar. With no Civil War tie-in…

Neko Atsume: The Anti-Pet Game

I have an entire backyard filled with cats, all of different breeds, genders, and even fashion styles. They’re a tricky bunch; some prefer fancy, top-of-the-line foods, while others are fine with a bowl full of bargain brand Meow Mix.…

République Can Teach Us Much with its Diverse Cast, Meta Gameplay

I’ve told everyone I know about République.  It has a small community and its final episode garnered a lot of frustration. But after two years and five episodes, the Kickstarter project meant to push the boundaries of mobile gaming…

Glee Wasn’t Quite Forever

The pop-culture phenomenon Glee ended its six-year run on television in 2015. Fans of any media long to keep the magic and nostalgia alive as long as possible, and luckily for Glee fans, the show’s musical premise was an…

Why Women Love Augmented Reality Game Ingress

“The world around you is not what it seems.” That’s the tagline for the augmented reality game Ingress. Truth be told, it’s not a very original tagline, but Ingress has proved to be anything but boring for a number…
Nancy Drew Adventures

Nancy Drew Adventures: How Video Games Rescued a Literary Feminist Icon

Nancy Drew has always been more than the sum of her blue-eyed, titian-haired parts. The original Nancy Drew Mysteries were the creation of Mildred Wirt of the Stratemeyer syndicate in 1930, a response to the tremendous popularity of the Hardy…

Marvel’s ‘Women of Power’ Event Adds Tons of Female Characters to their Video Games

March is Women’s History Month, and Marvel Games is helping celebrate in a big way. They are kicking off their ‘Women of Power’ event on Thursday, March 3, which will bring tons of their female characters to video games.…
Dave and Janet Gilbert

Wadjet Eye Games, The Blackwell Series, and the Husband and Wife Team Behind it

In just 10 years, Wadjet Eye Games has established a solid reputation for producing critically acclaimed adventure games for the PC and iOS. Famous for games such as IGF Student Showcase winner, Gemini Rue, and now the Blackwell series…

Play Free Mobile Game ZomBees to Support Charities

A mobile app company called Bee The Swarm is developing games that help raise money and awareness for charities. Their concept is pretty simple, and pretty awesome. They currently have a free-to-play mobile app called “ZomBees.” When you play it, they make…

Rocky Horror Picture Show Becoming a Mobile Game

An independent UK studio, Rocket Lolly Games, is developing a mobile game based off of the cult favorite “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” The game is being developed in collaboration with Andy Leighton, the music producer of “The Rocky…
The Walking Dead: Michonne

Reviews Roundup: The Walking Dead: Michonne

The Walking Dead: Michonne explores the period in the comic book timeline where Michonne leaves Rick, their group, and her katana behind, in order to deal with emotional demons from her past. Players will discover what took Michonne away from…

Big Changes on the Way For Hearthstone

Hearthstone, the popular free-to-play card game from Blizzard Entertainment has received regular updates introducing new gameplay elements and cards. According to Polygon, the game is about to get a big update, the biggest the game has seen yet. “The…

Developer Drops Hints About Her Story 2

Her Story has become the darling indie game of the industry. Its unique gameplay and complicated story have garnered it multiple awards. Now the developer has teased everyone with possible details of a follow-up to the popular game. Sam…

OMG You Can Play Harvest Moon on iPhone and iPad

Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories, the latest installment of the adorable farming franchise, is now available for iPhone and iPad. The game promises a “full Harvest Moon experience” and an original story. Your character is tasked with the job of…

Coop Returns in This Week’s Hearthstone Tavern Brawl

Do you remember that cool tavern brawl in Hearthstone where you got to work together against a big boss? Well, guess what? Players loved the coop play so much, Blizzard has brought it back. This week’s Tavern Brawl works…

Don’t Be Fooled By Fake Minecraft 2

Minecraft: Pocket Edition 2 is in the top 10 biggest grossing apps in the iTunes App Store right now. It’s also a huge scam. First of all, Mojang has never released a Minecraft: Pocket Edition 2, though the company has discussed…

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