Pokemon GO Update With ‘Buddy’ Feature Now Rolling Out

For all of you anxiously awaiting the ability to have a “buddy” Pokemon, the update that enables this feature is now available for Pokemon GO. With this buddy system, trainers need only to walk varying distances to earn candy for their buddy Pokemon. Why is this cool? Well, if you live in a region that does not have many of a certain type of Pokemon, this feature allows you to farm candy for a Pokemon you really want to boost up or evolve.

From what I have seen, there are three levels of varying distances to travel. More common Pokemon take just 1km to earn candy, uncommon Pokemon take 3km, and rare Pokemon take 5km. Is this efficient, though? In my opinion, not really, considering that’s quite a bit of walking for just a bit of candy. I’d much rather just have fun randomly catching Pokemon, but that’s just me.  (more…)

Titanfall Frontline Mobile Game Available for Free This Fall

Titanfall Frontline, a mobile game based on the Titanfall console franchise, will be making its way to Android soon. Developed in partnership by Nexon, Respawn, and Particle City, Titanfall Frontline is a strategy card game where players will face off in head-to-head combat with other players in real-time.

In the game, players will use strategic combinations of Pilots, Titans and tactical Burn Cards in an attempt to outmaneuver their opponents. Essentially, it’s like many other strategic card games, but instead of wizards and mana, you’re using Titans and Burn cards.  (more…)

Friday App Sales: Star Wars: KOTOR, The Room Three, Goat Simulator, GTA Series, and More

There are so many deals going on this week, we almost ran out of room in our headline bar. Over on Google Play, anyone can go grab Goat Simulator for $1.99, The Room Three for $1.99, or even Grand Theft Auto III for $1.99. Incredible, right?

Other deals include DuckTales: Remastered, Rayman Classic, GTA: San Andreas, Star Wars: KOTOR, Never Alone: Ki Edition (amazing game), and Minecraft: Story Mode. Seriously, this is when you put that Google Play credit you got from the Google Opinions app to use.

Check out the entire list and take complete advantage.  (more…)

Nintendo Will Launch Super Mario Run for Android in the Future

One of the more exciting announcements during the iPhone 7 event was the introduction of Super Mario Run from Nintendo. To describe the upcoming game as plainly as possible, it looks like a horizontal Temple Run, but Mario. The game is to be made available exclusively for iOS at first, but Nintendo has confirmed to Kotaku that Super Mario Run will indeed come to Android eventually.  (more…)

Google Hosting Indie Games Festival in San Francisco on September 24, Open and Free to Public

Google has announced the Google Play Indie Games Festival, a place for developers and mobile gamers to come together and play the latest and greatest indie titles. During the festival, those in attendance will have a unique opportunity to play unreleased indie games from many developers, then vote to see which games will win awards. Should a developer take home a prize, it could be a SHIELD Android TV, SHIELD Tablet K1, Razer Forge TV prize pack, or other exciting stuff.  (more…)

Auralux: Constellations, the Sequel, Now Available on Google Play

A week or so ago, I mentioned that Auralux: Constellations would soon launch on Google Play. As a big fan of the first Auralux, I was happy about this. The game is now available on Google Play, free to download, and it’s way better than I initially anticipated.

While the overall gameplay is still the same real-time strategy concept as the first title, there have been major improvements made to the graphics and feel of the game. Everything seems much smoother, especially when commanding larger forces. To go along with those updated graphics, you can even change the color of your forces, choosing primary and secondary colors. You can even change the colors of your enemies.  (more…)