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21 Most Anticipated Games for the Rest of 2015

Pocket Gamer has posted a great feature for anyone who likes looking forward to games that aren’t out yet. It’s the 21 most anticipated iOS and Android games coming the rest of the year. Check it.

Via Pocket Gamer

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‘King of Math: Full Game’ is Currently Free

We don’t spend a lot of time talking about educational games on here, but hey, this one looks pretty good and it’s free (down from $1.99). So if you or someone you know wants to brush up on their math skills, give it a look.

King of Math is a fast-paced mathematics game with lots of fun and diverse problems in different areas. Starting as a male or female farmer, you level up your character by answering math questions and improving your total score. New character design and music for each of the ten levels. Collect stars, get achievements and compare your scores against your friends and players all over the world!

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Interesting via MacRumors:

Looks Like New iPods are On the Way

Apple hasn’t updated the iPod line in what seems like forever. A new hint that an update may be en route came when an eagle-eyed Mac Rumors reader found an image of iPods that don’t exist (yet) in the latest iTunes update. From Mac Rumors:

The new colors include a darker blue for the iPod touch, a new gold or beige color for the iPod nano, and a brighter pink color for the iPod shuffle.

Apple has not updated its iPod color lineup in several years, most recently shifting the previous “slate” color to “space gray” back in 2013. Apple has typically updated its iPod lineup during the month of September, although it is unclear whether these new colors are actually in the works and what their release timeframe might be.

Via MacRumors

News via Kotaku:

So That’s What a LEGO Angry Bird Looks Like

A big budget Angry Birds movie is slated to release next year, and LEGO is already starting to ramp up the marketing machine by releasing a teaser poster for a LEGO set based on the iOS game franchise. From Kotaku:

Earlier this month LEGO and Rovio announced LEGO Angry Birds, a series of playsets coming in 2016 to coincide with the big budget CGI movie. Now we’ve got our first look at Jason Sudeikis’ Red in LEGO form.

In case you missed it, Sony and Rovio amassed quite a cast for the Angry Birds movie, including Sudeikis as the red bird, Josh Gad as the yellow one, Danny McBride as black bird (singing in the dead of night), David Hader pulling pig duty and Peter Dinklage as the Mighty Eagle.

Via Kotaku

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‘Super Hexagon’ On Sale for $0.99

This game of insane reflexes normally costs $3.99, but it can now be yours for just a buck. If you haven’t played it yet and you don’t get dizzy easily, you’re gonna have a lot of fun with this one.

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‘The Trace’ On Sale for $1.99

The super cool murder mystery game The Trace: Murder Mystery Game is currently on sale for half off. It’s usually $3.99, but now it’s $1.99. Go crazy (but not so crazy that you murder someone).

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‘Implosion – Never Lose Hope’ On Sale for $4.99

The best action game you’ve probably never played (because it has only ever cost $9.99) is currently on sale for half off. If you’ve been considering buying this awesome game, don’t miss out now.

Updates

WWE SuperCard Updates With Ring Domination Event

The Rock says, “Know your role and update WWE SuperCard for the Domination Event.” Er, something like that.

What’s New in Version 1.0.136816
Welcome to the RING DOMINATION update, which includes a new way to earn cards and power up your deck.

• Ring Domination – New event in which winning against opponents rewards a chance to find pieces of a new card!
• Wrestlemania Fusions – Now you can make devastating Wrestlemania-tier Fusion cards.
• King of the Ring Chat – Chat with other players in the same event.
• Friends List – Access lists of Platform and Facebook friends playing the game
• Bulletin Board Enhancement – Review past bulletins
• Miscellaneous bug fixes

Reviews via Gamezebo:

Tales From the Borderland Episode 3 Review: Continuing Greatness

Telltale’s Tales from the Borderland continues to be great, according to Gamezebo’s review for episode 3.

Overall, Tales From The Borderlands Episode 3 continues the excellent Borderlands-based adventure through new territory. I just wish Telltale Games released them closer together so I could enjoy the cohesive story even more.

Via Gamezebo

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Thomas Was Alone On Sale for $1.99

Thomas shouldn’t be alone for much longer, thanks to his sale price of $1.99 USD. This highly distinct platforming game usually costs $4.99 USD.

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Halo: Spartan Strike On Sale for $2.99

Microsoft’s popular twin-stick shooter is on sale for $2.99 USD. It’s usually $5.99 USD. Celebrate the superiority of the human race by making holes in a lot of aliens.

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Previews via AppSpy:

Hands-On Video Preview of CivMiner, From the Makers of CivCrafter

AppSpy has a hands-on video preview of CivMiner, another hyper-addictive clicker game from Naquatic, the makers of CivCrafter.

Via AppSpy

Reviews via AppSpy:

LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham Video Review – Solid, but Not Surprising

AppSpy has a video review of LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham. The game allegedly contains the same levels of fun and humor you’d expect from a LEGO game, but the formula is wearing a bit thin.

Via AppSpy

Updates via Pocket Gamer:

Groove Coaster Zero Updates, Becomes Groove Coaster 2

There’s a big update for Taito’s rhythm game, Groove Coaster Zero, now known as Groove Coaster 2. It’s available on Android for the first time, too.

The all-new mission system means you can earn titles for your profile, new player avatars, and power-ups. Thankfully old hands will open up the game to find they’ve already passed many of these missions.

Via Pocket Gamer

Updates

Overkill 3 Updates with Multiplayer

Bang bang! You’re dead! So are your friends! Overkill 3 now has a multiplayer mode.

What’s New in Version 1.3.0
>> MULTIPLAYER has arrived! Team up with your friend and dominate the LEADERBOARDS and TOURNAMENTS!

-Get to know other players in the CHAT room.
-Boast your skills with online PROFILE
-Show off your CALLSIGN rewards that you win in TOURNAMENTS
– Win Overkill MEDALS!
-And most of all enjoy the fast paced multiplayer ACTION
-Voiced by no other than the legendary POONMEISTER, long time dominator of the main Overkill 2 leaderboard.

News via Gamesindustry:

Microsoft Wants More Minecraft in the Classroom

Microsoft believes there are lots of benefits to putting Minecraft in classrooms. No doubt schoolkids agree.

“Many of the most fun parts of Minecraft, including the collaborative nature of play, the need to experiment, the open world, the earning of achievements, and the growth of players’ in-game characters as well as their personal skill sets, are also key to excellent learning environments.”

Via Gamesindustry

News

Zynga Announces CSR2

The original CSR was an amazing technological feat bringing unbelievable graphics to a mobile platform — but that was three years ago. CSR2 will turn everything up to 11. In a first hand demo at E3 earlier this month I was blown away by the amazing quality. Zynga / Naturalmotion are shooting for beyond console quality — they might get there.

CSR2 will hit soft launch soon, and be launching globally later this year.

Videos via YouTube:

Lonnie Plays ‘Arrow’

Arrow is a barebones game of directing an arrow around obstacles. To see if its worth the memory it takes up on your iOS device, check out Lonnie’s gameplay video above.

Via YouTube

Interesting via Gamezebo:

The 6 Best iOS and Android Games of June 2015

The month is all but over, so Gamezebo has taken stock of the mobile game releases and cast judgment. The findings? Here are the 6 best games of the month. Click the full article for details.

  • Fallout Shelter
  • Her Story
  • Hitman Sniper
  • You Must Build a Boat
  • Blades of Brim
  • Nubs’ Adventure

Via Gamezebo

Reviews via 148Apps:

‘Siegefall’ Review: The Formula is Getting Tired

148Apps has reviewed Gameloft’s latest Clash of Clans-alike and has found it mostly enjoyable, but little lacking in fresh ideas. From the 3.5 out of 5 star review:

Building your kingdom is a fairly typical process though, and a lot of the time you’re going to be waiting for timers to complete and cursing the fact that so much depends on resources. Sure it’s satisfying to get stronger and stronger, but the format is feeling a little tired now.

Via 148Apps

Reviews via Pocket Gamer:

‘Dragon Quest VI’ Review: Keep ’em Coming

Turns out Square Enix was serious about bringing the bulk of the Dragon Quest series to mobile. The latest is quite excellent, says Pocket Gamer, in their 8 out of 10 review:

Dragon Quest VI is full of flaws. But it’s also full of charm and appeal. Fans of old-school JRPG’s will already have snapped this up. For the rest of us who might have a passing interest, the charm and appeal are just enough to push you through the grueling grind.

Via Pocket Gamer

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