Arena of Valor, Tencent’s huge MOBA, might not be coming to North America until 2018, but that doesn’t mean the popular game isn’t expanding in fun ways. The latest hero to be added is Superman, and how often do you get to play the Man of Steel in a MOBA? Superman is the latest DC hero to join the game, and there are more to come, including Wonder Woman herself. Superman can fly over obstacles and increase his movement speed, and as you would expect, his body is immune to most physical damage and disease. He’s got some fun abilities as well, which you can check out in the video below.
I like Arena of Valor‘s direction away from typical fantasy fare. While elves and dwarfs can be fun, you can only have so many of them before they all start looking the same. By joining up with DC, Tencent is bringing some great content to the game that will go a long way towards making the game more attractive to western audiences. Superman will fly in Arena of Valor on November 26th.
Farm management games are the bees knees currently, especially after the success of Stardew Valley on PC and Switch. Mobile devices won’t be left behind the trend, though, as Blocky Farm, the super-charming farm management game, is finally releasing October 26th after quite a long time in development. Specifically, the voxel-based farm management game has you building and customizing your farm, making friends with the locals, taking care of cute pets and animals—including giving them all kinds of fun gadgets or just playing with them to pass the time—completing all kinds of different missions, and even rampaging around in a tractor if that’s what you feel like doing.
This free-to-play game has both online and offline modes, which I know many of you will be happy about, and also lets you compete with other farmers in all kinds of global events. The game’s visuals are really charming, and there’s a ton of content waiting for you to explore. The developers have been very active in our forums throughout the game’s development, so if you want to find out more about the game and read about the developers’ future plans (hint: they include fishing boats), head over here. Until Stardew Valley comes to mobile (if it does), Blocky Farm is probably going to be the next best thing.
There are many games on the App Store that do well just because of how they blend fun but simple mechanics with silliness, and Heroes Fally seems to be doing just that, and doing it well. The game has you picking a character, jumping off a rooftop, and landing on the rooftop below. As you fall down, you try to collect all the medals and avoid all the hazards. Simple, right? But the fun part of Heroes Fally is its large collection of silly characters, each of which has a unique (and silly) Super that makes them invincible for a short time when activated.
The characters are comedic versions of popular culture icons or references, and each of them has silly stats and an even sillier back story to go along. There’s Hot Dog Man, ManbatCat Man, Con-Spiracy, Cat Lady, Robo Mall Cop, and many more. I don’t know about you, but I like silly takes on pop culture, and Heroes Fally seems to have just the right amount of silliness. The game is scheduled to launch on October 26th, and the developers are looking for a handful of testers to help the devs ensure the launch version is polished. If you’re interested in helping out, head over to our Upcoming Games Forum Thread.
Tesla’s awaited next phase in self-driving trucks has been much-discussed since the unveil of the Model 3 electric car in July. Now, CEO Elon Musk has given a target date for an unveiling and the first slate of test drives of his company’s next expansion in automotive transportation.
In a tweet Wednesday, Musk said the Tesla Semi is penciled in for an October 26th unveil at its Hawthorne, California facility.
Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th in Hawthorne. Worth seeing this beast in person. It’s unreal.