For such a gigantic monster, Godzilla really has a knack for sneaking up on you. This week saw the announcement of not one but three new Godzilla mobile games, one of which has already been released.
Rocket League Sideswipe pulled off the same trick, shutting down its engines just enough that its announcement was a surprise – although we’ve been expecting it for several months.
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Godzilla is furious. Not only does the mighty nuclear dinosaur appear in a PUBG Mobile event and film in which he takes on King Kong, but the licensee TOHO is also releasing three Godzilla mobile games. The first of these, the really weird idle game Run Godzilla, has already been released. The others are both more conventional, destruction-based efforts, and they will arrive later this year.
This week, we’ve decided to put together 14 of the best Android racing games. The list includes a wide range of racers, from ultra-polished games with console-quality graphics to retro cases that look like something from the Commodore Amiga library. The only type of driver we haven’t included is drag racing like CSR and Project Cars Go. Steering is a minimum entry requirement.
A Rocket League mobile game has been rumored for months, ever since developer Psyonix posted a job posting for mobile QA testers. Finally, that rumor turned into a glorious, fully formed mobile gaming announcement. Rocket League Sideswipe is a mobile Rocket League designed from the ground up for touchscreen devices, and it’s coming this year.
The Room is one of the most influential puzzles of recent years, and Machinka Museum is the latest game to pay homage to Fireproof Games’ atmospheric masterpiece. It takes place in a museum filled with mysterious alien artifacts, and as you swipe and touch to solve a series of environmental puzzles, you’ll learn more and more about these alien visitors.
It’s fair to say that Pokemon GO has been a success. Nintendo and Niantic are keen to repeat this success with an unnamed Pikmin AR game that we hardly know anything about. Given the strategy-driven style of play of the Pikmin games themselves, we’re willing to tentatively suggest that Pikmin AR may be quite different from its Pokémon-based predecessor, but we’ll just have to wait and see.