In a double-header of Pokemon GO news, it appears that Niantic Labs has teamed up with Sprint for... something. What this may actually end up being remains to be seen, but we won't have to wait long to find out what's going on with the two companies, as they are planning to hold a join press conference tomorrow.
One of the problems with mobile gaming isn't so much the games themselves, but the download sizes. This holds true with not just your initial update of a big game, but also the subsequent updates that games and apps get that also are big. If you have unlimited data on your plan, then this doesn't matter much either way. However, if you don't have unlimited data, the last thing you want to do is chew up a large chunk of your data downloading a 1GB game update.
Released by Blind Mice Games, Warlord Strike is a new MOBA game that crosses its gameplay with that of an RTS title. Players will be tasked with building a team of champions who will need to defeat an opponent's team, in order to successfully capture the orbs of power.
Released by Origin8 Technologies Ltd, the outfit behind the Sentinel franchise of games, comes a new game that's something of a departure from what they were releasing before. In this game, players are tasked with overseeing an outer space mining operation, with all the perils that such an endeavor would entail.
Released by Blyts, Kelvin and the Infamous Time Machine is a point-and-click adventure that's now available on Android. In this game, players will assume the eponymous role of Kelvin, whose job is to assist the mad scientist Dr Edwin Lupin. This same Dr Lupin is, as of late, feeling especially slighted in the department of notoriety, building a time machine nets him only ridicule.
Released by Mangatar, Little Briar Rose is a point-and-click adventure that's recently been released on Android. What sets this game apart from others is its visuals. To wit, the game is designed with hand drawn visuals to look like it's been entirely done in stained glass, even drawing its inspiration from the introduction of Disney's Sleeping Beauty.
Fans of the Ace Attorney franchise will be happen to know that a new game within the franchise will be heading to Android before the end of this year. Capcom has announced that Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney will be arriving this Winter for mobile devices, with Android being one of those platforms to get the game.
The first-ever Vainglory World Championships happened this weekend where the top 12 teams from around the world took to the stage to battle it out for top honors. The entire event was streamed live on Twitch of course, and after all was said and done, Phoenix Armada from Korea came out on top, being the first world champions for Vainglory.
To be released by Pixbits, Junk Jack is a 2D crafting game, riffing on the idea of Minecraft. In this game, players will get to customize what their character looks like, with options that include gender, hair, skin tone, and more. Characters start the game by trying to harvest resources from the immediate surroundings, which would include wood, stone, and more, from the forest. Other biomes include forests that grow completely under ground, and even Egyptian tombs, or rivers and lakes full of water, or flows of lava and pools of acid.
Old school game fans have a new title to look forward to snapping up next month called Retro Winter Sports 1986. Currently under development by Bitfather, and will be published by Headup Games, Retro Winter Sports 1986 is a homage to the old school sports game from back in the day that were both fun and frustratingly challenging.
Fans of the Five Nights at Freddy's franchise may have another game to sink their time into in the near future. Scott Cawthon, the developer behind the franchise, originally announced FNAF: Sister Location for PC, with no real mention of a mobile version back then. However, it appears that he's been working on a mobile version as it look like the mobile version is getting closed to being released.