Super Mario Run

Super Mario Run
Mobile
Release Date: 23rd March (Android)
Nintendo

Mobile Mario was always going to be a thing the day Nintendo announced their journey into the world of Androids and Apples, and within a year here he is, running headfirst into a pay wall. Ouch.  Continue reading

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Fire Emblem Heroes

Fire Emblem Heroes
Release Date: 2nd February 2017
Mobile
Nintendo

Nintendo have dabbled in social communication, the auto-runner, and Fire Emblem Heroes is a gacha, another popular mobile ‘genre’, and what better franchise than this one, with over twenty seven years worth of soldiers to roll for. Though what the hell is a gacha? Continue reading

Pokemon Go

poke-go Pokemon Go
Release Date: 14th July 2016 (UK)
Mobile 
Niantic

As per usual, I’m always a little late to the party. The day I bought a yo-yo, the yo-yo’s were banned at school. The day I bought a birthing alien, everybody else had moved onto something else. The day I brought my first set of Pokemon cards to school, they were also banned. And now I’ve finally got round to writing a little bit about the new mobile app Pokemon Go, and no one else is really talking about it anymore. Ho hum, you never do catch up on fads if you couldn’t catch up with them as a kid.  Continue reading

Miitomo

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Release Date: 31st March 2016 (UK)
Mobile

Nintendo

Shareholders have been pressuring Nintendo to release some games on mobile phones for a number of years now. Each meeting the question would arise, and finally, Nintendo have decided to jump into the mobile zone. And no, their first app isn’t Pokemon Go. There is this thing called Miitomo which launched a few months back… Continue reading