Anticipated strategy-RPG Lionheart: Dark Moon is out now

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2014’s Lionheart Tactics was a real treat – a free-to-play strategy RPG on mobile that could hold its own against console genre giants like Final Fantasy and Disgaea. And now we’ve got follow-up. Lionheart: Dark Moon is a story-driven strategy RPG in which you have to drive away the Darkness by destroying the Shards of Whisper. The Darkness sounds pretty menacing, but we’re pretty sure most people could handle a shard of whisper. In any case, along the way you’ll build and level up an army of heroes ...

EVE Online is (sort of) coming to mobile

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CCP announced at the end of last week that EVE Online is getting a mobile spinoff. The game, called Project Aurora, will be arriving in a few countries “in the near future”, before presumably coming out everywhere after a soft launch period. According to the developer, “In Project Aurora, players must work together to dominate the center of the galaxy, and become the most powerful corporation in the universe.” Sounds like EVE to us. EVE Online can be a dauntingly open-ended prospect at first, but it has ...

Watch this bonkers teaser for CHUCHEL, Amanita Design’s forthcoming comedy adventure game

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Amanita Design has a brilliant record of making distinctive, polished, atmospheric video games that work perfectly on touchscreens. Their credits on Google Play already include the awesome Machinarium, Samarost 3, and Botanicula. That’s why you should be excited by the news that Amanita Design’s next game, CHUCHEL, is coming next year. CHUCHEL is a “comedy adventure game” in which you have to help Chuchel retrieve his cherry from a mysterious baddie. Here’s a gratifyingly insane teaser trailer. According to Amanita’s press notes, Chuchel is a “cute hairy creature ...

Spacetime Studios announces Pocket Legends Adventures, invites Beta testers

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Legendary mobile game developer Spacetime Studios has announced that Pocket Legends Adventures, a follow-up to 2010’s enormously successful and groundbreaking mobile MMO Pocket Legends. Spacetime describes Pocket Legends Adventures as an “epic, action-packed multiplayer role-playing game …eaturing innovative real-time combat, unique skill-based advancement, endless character customization, and extensive single player campaigns.” Social stuff seems to be the main attraction, with chat, friends, customisable avatars, and all the features you’d expect from a modern MMO. Expect a casual, cartoony take on the genre with big budget graphics and ...

Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes: new mode, ship, and mystery character revealed

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Please tilt your screen back or reposition yourself so that these words are receding into the background. Thank you. A long, long time ago, or rather, about two years ago, which isn’t that long really, Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes arrived on app stores around the world. As we approach the game’s momentous second anniversary, EA has been in touch to let us know about a few updates that are in the works. Among the biggest is the new Territory Wars mode, which will allow guilds to ...

There’s a Stranger Things Android game and it looks amazing

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Out of nowhere, like a monster from another dimension, Stranger Things: The Game has appeared on the Google Play store, and it looks great. Presumably intended to raise awareness of the series ahead of Stranger Things season two, which is due to hit Netflix later this month, Stranger Things: The Game is a retro top-down action adventure game that wouldn’t have looked entirely out of place in its historical setting of 1984. You get to play as Hopper and co. in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana. The game ...

Game of Thrones: Conquest is coming out on October 17th, pre-register now for goodies

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The long, long winter of Game of Throneslessness may last as long as last two years. Statistically, some of us won’t be alive when the thaw comes. Fortunately, we have mobile games to keep us going. Game of Thrones: Conquest, from developer Turbine and publisher Warner Bros, is a strategy MMO game that sees you taking control of a house and battling for supremacy in Westeros. Not only do you need to do the sort of resource management that’s rarely depicted in the TV series or books, ...

Age of Giants on Android is the most epic fantasy tower defence game imaginable

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The final season of Game of Thrones promises to be the epic fantasy showdown to end all epic fantasy showdowns. It’ll make the Battle of Five Armies from Lord of the Rings look like a playground scrap. But that could be two years away. That’s where Age of Giants comes in. This polished tower defence game from developer Astrobot has every conceivable fantasy base covered, and it’s as epic as they come. The story of the Age of Giants Let’s start with the backstory. A long, long time ago ...