The key takeaway from Castle Cats, a new free-to-play mobile game for iOS and Android, is that you can collect adorable feline versions of Harry Potter, Django, Katniss Everdeen and Cthulhu. Also, they are fighting an evil Pugomancer. The rest is a bit fuzzy.
The OnePlus employees seemed a little annoyed when I asked how they felt about people comparing its new device to an iPhone. Sure, both phones feature dual camera designs. Yes, the OnePlus 5 has curves that look a lot like an Apple product. Ugh, fine, it's a really good phone, too. What's the big deal?
Pokemon GO's war against cheaters continues to intensify, with Niantic now giving out digital scarlet letters of sorts.
Bad news? How could a video game based on the upcoming sequel to everyone's favourite cyberpunk flick be considered ill tidings? Well, it's not a PC game. It's not a console game. Yes, that's right, it'll be a mobile game. I don't want to pass judgement prematurely, but things haven't gotten off to a good start.
Snowboarding game Alto's Adventure showed us the artful side of the endless runner. Follow-up Alto's Odyssey, due out this winter on iOS and Android, takes the same serene action to the desert sands and skies. Check out a live demo of the game from yesterday's Gameslice E3 stream.
The prequel to the Aussie-made mobile hit Framed comes out in just a few days and to get you in the mood, developer Loveshack Entertainment has discounted the original by 100 per cent. Which means free. And free is good.
Ustwo's perception puzzle adventure Monument Valley is one of my favourite mobile games. The sequel popped up earlier this week as a surprise announcement during Apple's WWDC keynote, and it's every bit as beautiful, relaxing and enjoyable as the first.
Earlier this week Apple took the wraps off iOS 11 coming later this Fall, but lengthy as its WWDC keynote was, there was nowhere near enough time to mention all of the features coming down the pipe. We've got the beta up and running — here are the best goodies heading your way that Apple didn't mention.
Apple is ending support for 32-bit games with its upcoming iOS 11, launching this spring. That means developers are rushing to update their games with 64-bit infrastructure and, sadly, several unlucky games will vanish from the iOS App Store.