Fruit Ninja studio’s first game in three years comes from a game jam, too

Halfbrick Studios, makers of Jetpack Joyride, Fruit Ninja, and other hits will publish its first game in three years next month. It’s called Magic Brick Wars and it’s a multiplayer, deck-building strategy game. Magic Brick Wars features the Raskulls characters from their eponymous 2010 Xbox Live Arcade game. A news release said the new title grew out of a week-long […]

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Stela is a beautiful platformer, but not much else

Stela scares me. Then it makes me solve a puzzle. Then it scares me while I try to solve a puzzle. Even when I do everything right, I know my next death is lurking around the corner. Stela follows an unnamed protagonist, a tall woman clothed in white, as she explores a world in ruins. Her motivations and goals are […]

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Hearthstone player calls for Hong Kong’s liberation in post-game interview

After winning his Hearthstone GrandMasters match on Oct. 6, Hong Kong–based Hearthstone pro Chung “blitzchung” Ng Wai used his post-game interview to support ongoing protests in the region. Ng Wai appeared on the Taiwanese broadcast wearing a gas mask after his win against South Korean player Jang “DawN” Hyun Jae. Last week, the Hong Kong government issued a ban on […]

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Pokemon Go Just Had Its Best Month Since 2016

It’s been three years since Pokemon Go burst onto mobile devices, and while the days of seeing players stopping traffic to catch rare Pokemon may be over, the game continues to be a huge success. Last month in particular was a big one for the title; market research company SuperData reports it was Pokemon Go’s best month since 2016. According […]

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Pokemon Go Bringing Giratina Back Next Week

Mewtwo may be leaving Raid Battles in Pokemon Go very soon, but another Legendary is set to return in its place. Giratina, the Legendary Ghost/Dragon Pokemon from Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, is making an encore appearance in Raids beginning 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET on September 23, giving you another chance to add it to your collection. Giratina […]

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14 Apple Arcade games to play on launch day

Today’s launch of Apple Arcade might be overwhelming to some players. Subscribers who drop $4.99 a month get unlimited access to a large swath of games, and scrolling through the list can feel a bit like trying to find something good to watch on Netflix. The initial launch line-up includes over 50 games, but we’ve gone ahead and narrowed them […]

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