The fantastic tactical RPG XCOM Enemy Unknown surprised a lot of people when it hit iOS a long time ago not just because of the port but also the price point. Fast forward to today and the full sequel has arrived on iOS devices in the form of XCOM 2 Collection ($24.99) as a premium and very demanding release.
One of the cool things about covering one beat for a really long time is in watching developers improve in leaps and bounds over the years. When Valorware first brought 9th Dawn to mobile a whopping seven years ago, it was an impressive throwback to an era of RPGs where the graphics were limited but the worlds seemed nearly limitless. 9th Dawn II ($1.99) arrived a few years later, polishing some rough edges and expanding the possibilities of the world it put in your pocket. Now here in the cursed year of 2020, 9th Dawn III ($9.99) arrives. So many things have changed, but one thing remains the same: the 9th Dawn games are really hard to put down once you get into them.
Hello gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for September 17th, 2020. By the time you read this, Nintendo will have shown their latest Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase. As I write this, however, it is in the future. We will therefore have to bravely take on the monstrous task of covering whatever massive […]
Except… is that actually an appropriate title? The new game has received an extremely mixed response so far for being so far out of line from the previous Project CARS games. Those were much more authentic simulation games whereas Project CARS 3 is basically a straight up arcade racer. Slightly Mad has said it is a spiritual successor to Need for Speed: Shift, which they developed for EA way back in 2009, and being that development on the game began in late 2018 it doesn’t appear that their new owner Codemasters was the driving force behind the change in tone with this third game. It’s also a weird situation because, although I haven’t played it myself, Project CARS 3 doesn’t seem to be a bad game at all, it’s just that it’s so different it’s alienating fans of the first two games who were expecting more of that. This is ever so clear in the comments section of the game’s launch trailer, which you can see below.
Hello gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for September 16th, 2020. In today’s article, we’ve got a few news stories to digest before we head on into the newest releases. It’s not a bad crop today, though not a terribly exciting one either. We finish things up with the usual incoming and outgoing […]
October is the answer for those living in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Brazil and Russia with pre-registration for both iOS and Android open now. Joycity and Smilegate have made sure the game is ready to be released in these regions by including local language support.