Vainglory is without a doubt the most popular MOBA on Android. Sure there are some recent up and comers, but Vainglory still remains the go-to MOBA on mobile. Now, despite the fact that it has earned its current popularity, one of its player’s major complaints was that it only allowed for 3v3 gameplay. This all changes today as you can now play 5v5 matches with full 3-lane maps any time you like, just like the big boys on PC.
The first thing you will notice about Flip : Surfing Colors is how beautiful it looks. Its colorful theme and simple yet detailed characters and environments show off LeftRight’s knack for design. But as we all know, a great looking game doesn’t always equal a fun one. Luckily Flip : Surfing Colors snowboarding-like gameplay and its interesting use of color matching as a primary mechanic means this isn’t just another run-of-the-mill endless runner on Android.
One of 2015’s best games was HeatPot’s Hero Emblems [$ 3.99], a match-3 RPG with strong gameplay mechanics, a fantastic cast of characters, and a charming story. Oh, and unlike most its siblings in the genre, this one was a totally paid, premium title. Even two and a half years ago it was hard getting into a new matching game due to the over-saturation of the genre, but Hero Emblems was a bright spot that brought its own fresh perspective. I freaking love that game. Anyway, in September of last year we learned that HeatPot Games were working on a sequel that looked to improve on its predecessor in pretty much every way. Our own Shaun Musgrave was able to go hands-on with an in-progress version of Hero Emblems 2 during Tokyo Games Show just a few days later, and it was shaping up to be one of the best releases of 2017. Well, today HeatPot announced that the game needs more time than they anticipated to get it where they want, and so it won’t be releasing in 2017 as they planned. To ease the blow of that delay, however, they’ve released a new trailer for the game and it is looking absolutely spectacular.
While it’s a bummer whenever a highly-anticipated game gets delayed, I’d always rather have to wait longer and play a fully baked game than play something that was rushed out to make a deadline. Also, there are some very interesting new details revealed in this new trailer. There’s a really slick new overworld map that uses a 2.5D visual style, and there’s also a totally revamped equipment and inventory system. Probably most exciting of all though is the ability to have more than 4 heroes in your party and swap them in and out during battle. And finally, I can’t not mention just how beautiful and polished the visuals look compared to the already attractive first game. All of this just makes me even more excited for Hero Emblems 2, which should be arriving at some point in 2018, so be sure to head over to the game’s forum thread to keep up on its progress and we’ll post more news on the game as it becomes available. Oh, and if you somehow missed out on the original Hero Emblems, give our review a read and pick up this modern classic, you won’t regret it.
Dota 2 is set to receive some major gameplay changes, according to Valve's newly released Dueling Fates patch notes. The update will arrive on 1st November, bringing with it the new characters teased at Valve's International esports tournament in Aug… Engadget RSS Feed
Taichi Panda 3: Dragon Hunter recently opened the floodgates for its public beta release. This essentially means any and everyone can now download the title on the Play Store in order to see its MMORPG gameplay in action. While there is no doubt that this is a beautiful game, the lack of any useful markers on the world map forces you to use the all too convenient auto-play button to progress.