Compared to previous weeks, the past seven days have been pretty light on drama, with only Brewhaha on Tencent’s involvement in PUBG Mobile to quench our thirst for corporate gossip. There are some intriguing announcements, however, including such a fitting and ingenious version of Pac-Man that we can’t believe we haven’t played it already.
Meanwhile, PUBG Mobile has moved up to version 1.0, receiving a massive overhaul for its graduation giveaway, and Kartrider Rush + has chosen to embrace the coming winter.
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Pac-Man Geo is a location-based augmented reality game for mobile. You’ve probably said the words “Pokemon GO Clone” before, but you’re wrong. In fact, Pac-Man Geo lets you take real world maps and turn them into Pac-Man stages, complete with ghosts, energy pills, and more. It can work, maybe not, but it looks cool.
Sticking to the world of vintage arcade games, Space Invaders takes a foray into Yoko Taro’s recent project SINoALICE with a crossover event. You will be able to recover an invader of the three little pigs and an invader of Princess Kayuga.
Company of Heroes came to Android this week. But just before that, Feral Interactive released a video showing the game being played on an Android phone. And There you go.
What time it is to be a battle royale game. While Fortnite is engaged in a three-way wrestling match with Apple and Google, PUBG Mobile has its own fight with Indian authorities, who have drawn the game on geopolitical tensions between India and China. In response, PUBG Mobile abandoned Tencent as a publisher.
Forager is one of those projects that came out of the sewer, starting its life as a game jam project that caught the attention of Humble Games, who decided to release it on PC and Switch. And now it’s coming to mobile, letting Android gamers enjoy its charming, clean, and open gameplay.
Kartrider Rush +. the sleek kart racing game that not only gives Mario Kart Tour a run for its money but spins it twice and has it tacked into a barrier and exploded, just entered season 3. The season on the Winter theme adds new karts, drivers and a 4v4 championship mode, among other goodies.
For the first time ever, Star Trek: Fleet Command has entered a new timeline, allowing players to pilot the Mycekium-powered USS Discovery. Commander Saru and Michael Burnham are also available, and there’s an all-new Battle Pass to explore.
Finally, PUBG Mobile is released. It’s been out for ages, sure, but strictly speaking it was a beta. 1.0 has now arrived, and with it a new and improved Erangel map, with new resource points and a complete graphics overhaul.