There are big things going on in the shooty shooty world in 2021, with new multiplayer shooters planned from Square Enix, EA, Activision Blizzard, and EA again, among other studios.
But it’s not just about firing virtual bullets and throwing so-called grenades. We also have some magical missiles to look forward to in Diablo Immortal and a RuneScape cross-platform mobile port.
For the best new android games this week, check out the companion Saturday of this article.
It’s hardly a surprise, but EA really seems to be getting into mobile shooters. Not only will it bring its battle royale shooter Apex Legends to mobile this year, but it will bring a port – designed from the ground up for mobile – to smartphones in 2022. We don’t know much about that at this point. , but it’s a legitimate cause for excitement if you’re a shooting fan.
Old School RuneScape is already available on Android, and it’s a success. So it was not surprising to learn that RuneScape is following him on the platform. Jagex’s cool free-to-play MMORPG has been around for ages, and it has a loyal player base of adventurers and traders. Mobile gamers will be able to interact with them thanks to cross-play support.
Do you want money? We just have the gacha-RPG tournament for you. Developer Smilegate Megaport is hosting an Arena World Championship in Epic Seven, with a share of a $ 50,000 pot up for grabs. To win, you just have to, I guess, be really good at Epic Seven. Good luck!
Catopia: Rush isn’t the first cat-based RPG. That honor goes to Cat Quest, as far as we know. But it’s a whole different proposition, with a gameplay mechanic that borrows more from MOBAs than your average action-RPG. You can now play Catopia: Rush in 150 different countries. Unfortunately, the United States is not one of them. Here’s a trailer to help you out.
Apex Legends is EA’s contribution to the ever-popular battle royale genre, and it’s widely regarded as one of the best games in the genre. This thanks to a neat presentation, a refined gameplay and some neat innovations. The mobile version is in beta in some territories – India and the Philippines, to be exact – and the global launch will take place later this year.
Have you ever played the Colt Express board game? You should. It’s really good. Sixit sounds a bit like that. This clever storytelling puzzle lets you use six actions per turn to solve puzzles, explore, and advance the story. We’re still a little puzzled with Sixit, but it looks like a solid prospect with some smart ideas.
This is not the first time that Diablo Immortal has found itself in the hands of an enthusiastic audience. Following a technical alpha in December which produced very favorable returns. This time around, a handful of gamers in Australia will be trying out some new systems and a bit more content ahead of the game’s launch later this year.
We’ve decided to bring together the biggest battle royale games coming to Android this year. And boy, are there any big hitters, with Apex Legends, Final Fantasy VII, and PUBG among the global megabrands targeting the Google Play Store in 2021.