Bandai Namco has announced that they have partnered up with Sony Entertainment to produce a mobile game based off of the Pixel movie. For those of you not familiar with what Pixel is, essentially this is a live-action movie with a video game theme to it. Basically aliens misinterpret old video feeds showing video game footage as a declaration of war and attack Earth, taking the form of video game characters when they attack.
In other Square Enix news, since the company seems to love being in the news lately it seems, Hitman GO has had its price slashed for a limited time. This sale is to celebrate Hitman GO's first birthday and anyone who wants to snag a copy of this game can do so for $0.99, which will save you $4 off of its regular price.
Square Enix has released a new RPG onto mobile devices today called Masters of the Masks. This release was rather random considering they didn't announce that this was coming, or that they were even making an RPG like this. All their news as of late has focused on their main franchises like Final Fantasy. Of course we are not complaining.
Rayark Games, creators of the truly uncommon games Cytus and Deemo, have an amazing game coming to Android. Implosion has been in development for some time for Android/iOS. Rayark recently released a trailer with the opening cinematic of the game and it is brilliant. If you want to get excited about an upcoming game, then check out the trailer for Implosion.
Hearthstone is a digital CCG from Blizzard, set within the World of Warcraft universe. Amazon has just announced a few things regarding this game. First, it's now available in the Amazon Appstore. Second, in celebration of this, they're offering some discounts relating to Hearthstone. First, Amazon coins can now be used for in app purchases, like booster packs for Hearthstone.
Krosmaster Arena has entered its third beta testing phase after being completely reinvented with full 3D animation. Korsmaster is a PC game which has a multiplayer PvP spin-off called Krosmaster Arena. While the main game is a PC title, this Arena spin-off is slated for a full release on PC, Mac, and mobile devices.
It is always good to see a variety of sports games within the Play Store. Generally speaking, there is something for everyone, depending on the sport that you like to watch or play. In exciting news, Droid Gamers has been informed, that we are not too far away from Yakuto releasing their highly-lauded game, Table Tennis Touch. The game was released earlier in May, on iOS. Since then, we have been keeping our ear to the ground, in anticipation of any news, that the game will indeed arrive to millions of Android users. Table Tennis fans, your wait is almost over.
Magica x Magica is a new arcade shooter developed by Magic Cube. Apparently the people over there enjoy using the word 'magic'. This game is all about rescuing your friend who has been kidnapped by some evil creatures in a magical world. Since it is your best friend that has been kidnapped, which you are very sad about, you still have the motivation to go rescue them regardless of being so sad.
Terra Battle will be getting a visit from The Last Story in a new crossover event that will be happening in the near future. The Last Story is a stealth-style RPG by Mistwalker that is currently available on the Nintendo Wii that takes place in a third person perspective. Terra Battle, which we've reported on in the past, is a mobile game on Android and iOS that is also an RPG but in a more tactical style which is also from Mistwalker.
Crazy news this morning for fans of old school RPG series, DotEmu has announced that they will be bringing the Ys Chronicles to Android in the near future... well the first game at least. For those of you not familiar with this franchise, Ys is a JRPG franchise that originally released in North America in 1990 under the slightly different name Ys Book I & II. However Ys Chronicles was a remake of those games, with a bunch of enhancements and packed together, before being released in the early 2000s for PC and the PSP which is where it gained a lot of popularity, not that it wasn't popular back in the early 1990s.
A recent interview with Kingdom Hearts creator Tetsuya Nomura in Famitsu (a Japanese gaming magazine) revealed some interesting mobile news. The Kingdom Hearts series will be coming in some form or fashion to mobile devices.