Tag Archive: franchise

Lara Croft GO shows how to adapt a console franchise to mobile devices (Review)

Unfortunately for the Play Store and mobile gaming in general, there are very few examples of franchises that have transitioned in the right way from console to mobile gaming. Even Nintendo, who succeeded tremendously with Pokemon GO and, to a lesser extent, with Super Mario Run, failed miserably with Miitomo.

Because of that, I mostly avoid games that use household names for mobile games. However, recently finished Tomb Raider for PS3 (yes, the one published in 2013), I wanted to  [Read More…]

F1 2018 is a fast and furious update fans of the franchise will love

Formula 1 makes its return with Halos firmly in tow and a superb single-player experience.

F1 2017 was a leap forward for Codemasters’ officially-licensed franchise, and as the yearly update cycle has come around again, there’s now an official esports series to go with it. Top teams are recruiting top drivers, and the connection between real life and the game world is closer than ever before.

F1 2018 is less of a jump forward than its predecessor,  [Read More…]

Pokémon Duel: An unoptimized but amusing addition to the franchise (review)

You can probably put the name “Pokémon” on a rock and you would be able to sell it. After the massively successful Pokémon Go, The Pokémon Company wants to keep the momentum and build its mobile portfolio for the franchise. The result is Pokémon Duel, a very polished board game with an incredible amount of depth, modes and […]

Avatar movie franchise is coming to your phone as a mobile strategy game

Kabam has announced plans to release a massively multiplayer mobile strategy game that will be based on the Avatar sci-fi movie franchise from writer-director James Cameron.

Kabam, which has most recently launched Marvel Contest of Champions and Star Wars Uprising, stated in its press release that it will be working closely with 20th Century Fox and Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment on the Avatar game.

The new product will combine the characters and environments from the Avatar films  [Read More…]

Angry Birds Action: The franchise that’s here to stay (Review)

Overview That crazy bird dynasty is back. Not that one, the other one: Angry Birds. It’s time for some crazy pinball action while Red leads the crew as they smash through different obstacles in their missions to save eggs and other various items. It’s the same Angry Birds you’ve come to expect, and deep down

Age of Empires: World Domination brings Microsoft’s strategy game franchise to Android

Well over a year after it was first announced, developer Klab has finally released Age of Empires: World Domination for Android devices. The free-to-play mobile strategy game is based on the classic PC RTS game series from Microsoft.

Google Play celebrates Spider-Man 2 release with savings across Spider-Man franchise

Google Play is celebrating the early release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie in the store. In lieu of a party, Google is offering special deals and discounts across the franchise. Earlier movies start at just $ 7.99 to own and there are other Spider-Man content as well, including comics, games, and more. Google has also released a 10-minute trailer of the new film.

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Rovio spins Angry Birds Stella off into her own franchise


The newest series in the Angry Birds franchise is coming soon and will not only engage all, but will celebrate female heroism.

Rovio recently took to its company blog to announce Angry Birds Stella, a new chapter that will feature Stella, Poppy, Willow, Dahlia and Luca, who share a common love for adventure and fun, but yet have colorful personalities that sometimes clash. Rovio said that the  [Read More…]