Fans of strategy RPGs (and fans of seafood) will want to pick up Squids by The Game Bakers. Its usual price is $1.99 USD, but it’s currently free.
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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata disclosed part of Nintendo’s mobile strategy during a Q&A with investors. Among other tactics, Nintendo reportedly has no intention to woo whales – people that spend large amounts of money on in-app purchases for free-to-play games.
Many thanks for Dungeon Link from Gamevil for sponsoring Slide To Play this week.
Dungeon Link is the latest genre mash-up from Gamevil. It’s a deep story driven RPG mashed up with a Flow-like game mechanic. With over 250 different heroes, special dungeons, raids, and PvP play, there’s plenty here to keep players interested for many many hours.
Dungeon Link from Gamevil sponsored Slide To Play this week.
Konami’s been popping up in game news a lot thanks to its recent fallout with game developer Hideo Kojima. We don’t know the reason for the tension, but this could be a major factor: Konami is moving away from console game development in favor of mobile.
“Mobile is where the future of gaming lies. With multiplatform games, there’s really no point in dividing the market into categories anymore. Mobiles will take on the new role of linking the general public to the gaming world.”
Classic PC dungeon crawler Legend of Grimrock has been ported to PC. According to Touch Arcade’s five-star review of the title, it’s a heck of an experience.
For those of you who are familiar, this port doesn’t disappoint. I never got the chance to play the PC version, but I am convinced I have lost nothing in the translation. If you only play one dungeon delving game this summer, I feel bad for you, but it had better be Grimrock.
Via Touch Arcade
Japan may have another billion-dollar game on its hands. Mixi’s action RPG Monster Strike is free to download, but reportedly makes $3.8 million daily in in-app purchases. The only other game to match those numbers is GungHo’s Puzzle & Dragons.
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It’s no secret Zynga’s in financial trouble. Users have abandoned its once-hot games, and the free-to-play game developer recently moved its data services back to Amazon’s cloud after shutting down its own data centers. Touch Arcade has an extensive article outlining how Zynga and other free-to-play game developers are aiming to court traditional gamers with titles like Empires & Allies.
Via Touch Arcade
In the mood for a solid hidden object game? Take a long, hard look at The Mystery of the Crystal Portal, which is currently on sale for $0.99. It usually sells for $2.99.
The success of mobile titles like Final Fantasy: Record Keeper is prompting Square-Enix to focus more of its efforts on smartphones and tablets, as the console market is becoming “increasingly competitive and oligopolistic.”
Via Pocket Gamer
All aspiring beast masters should take a look at Gamezebo’s strategy guide for Miniclip’s new adventure game, Beast Quest.
While the game is designed to be accessible to players of all ages, it’s no walk in the park. Some of the boss fights are downright challenging, and I found myself struggling to complete them even after multiple attempts.
We'll bring you the latest apps, games, gear, tips and tricks for the Apple Watch daily. Scouring the interenet for the best info, without the clickbait and the fluff. It's the same concise curation of content like Slide to Play but focused on the Apple Watch.