Tag Archives: Free-to-Play

Avengers Academy is barely a game, so why can’t I stop playing it?

We all know Freemium city builders are the worst games in the world. They have no real gameplay to speak of, they prey on people’s love of established franchises and they demand vast sums of your money in ways so brazen and frequent that they feel a bit like a front for a debt collector. So I hope you can understand why I’m so mad at myself for getting hooked on one of these accursed games, Avengers Academy, but I don’t know how to stop. Continue reading Avengers Academy is barely a game, so why can’t I stop playing it?

Pokémon Go launch delayed Asia and Europe as Niantec attempts to address server problems

With Pokémon Go now available in Australia, New Zealand and the US, Niantic Labs and Nintendo have chosen to briefly halt the game’s global rollout to deal with its ongoing and significant server problems. The Wall Street Journal reports that Niantic and Nintendo have been working to resolve the server issues and are still poised to launch in Europe, Japan and other Asian territories in the coming days. Continue reading Pokémon Go launch delayed Asia and Europe as Niantec attempts to address server problems

Nintendo’s stock riding high after huge Pokémon Go launch

CNBC is reporting that Nintendo’s share prices have seen a massive 25 percent spike since the worldwide rollout of Pokémon Go began last week. As of this morning, Nintendo’s share price is currently sitting somewhere in the neighbourhood of US$200 a share in Japan, adding an estimated US7.5 billion to the venerable game manufacturer’s market value. Continue reading Nintendo’s stock riding high after huge Pokémon Go launch

Fallout Shelter finally arrives on Android, out now

Fallout Shelter was originally announced during Bethesda’s press conference at E3 earlier this year. Android fans were left wanting when Bethesda confirmed that only the iOS version would be launching that day. Good news, ‘droid owners – Fallout Shelter is here and you can download for free right now. Continue reading Fallout Shelter finally arrives on Android, out now