555 Published Reviews
Figure Fantasy might not be the most innovative game in history, but it’s a fantastic idle gacha RPG with likable characters and a surprisingly engaging story.
BlitZ: Rise of HeroesAndroid
Blitz: Rise of Heroes is a game that doesn’t try hard enough. The game depends on the appeal of idle mobile games to entice players to come in and to stay.
Animal Garden: Zoo and FarmAndroid
This game is Hardcore boring but at least it’s pretty.
The Office: Somehow We ManageAndroid
The Office Somehow We Manage is a fun management tycoon game that will appeal to casual gamers and fans of The Office.
Legendary Tales 1Android
A well-written story and stellar animated cutscenes can’t save this title from its annoying pay-to-play function.
Eternal Saga : Region TacticsAndroid
Eternal Saga: Region Tactics is a fun but clunky real-time strategy game with a copy-pasted cast but a few interesting systems.
Stranger Things: 1984Android
Stranger Things: 1984 isn’t especially unique, but it should be a good time if you love the show and retro video games.
HATSUNE MIKU: COLORFUL STAGE!Android
Hatusne Miku: Colorful Stage! is an easy-to-learn rhythm title that’s surprisingly challenging. The fact that the game’s plot revolves around highschoolers may disinterest some, but the gameplay makes it worth tolerating. Fans of rhythm games and J-Pop will likely have fun with this game.
SLIME - ISEKAI MemoriesAndroid
Slime ISEKAI Memories offers fun combat and an engaging town-building system. While the gameplay may not be original it’s still worth a playthrough.
Dream World RPGAndroid
Playmage’s turn-based RPG Dream World is an imperfect port of a charming but at times underdeveloped game.
Merge Mystery: Lost IslandAndroid
Merge Mystery: Lost Island is a standard merging puzzle game with a detailed yet bland aesthetic. The exponential growth of required materials makes progress slow down fast, thus heavily encouraging in-game purchases. Only fans of merging games will find this game worth their time.
Endless Nightmare 2: HospitalAndroid
While the ads and character designs will certainly keep some players away, the clean gunplay and stealth mechanics combined with the tension-building minimalist background sound will entice some players.
Lost Light is built on a simple yet sturdy foundation. Compelling as it is now, I believe – with a little more work – NetEase could have something truly spectacular on their hands.
DogLife: BitLife DogsAndroid
DogLife: Bitlife Dogs is an underwhelming simulation title. While it’s fun to try out life as a dog for a bit, the game is marred by repetitive gameplay and bland mini-games.
Seven Knights 2Android
Seven Knights 2 satisfies the nostalgia with a big dash of something new. Blending seamlessly the cinema-quality storyline and epic battle sequences, making it easy to get lost in the fantasy.
Rocket League SideswipeAndroid
Rocket League Sideswipe seamlessly brings the console version of this beloved game to mobile. By focusing on the perspective, the soul of the original remains unaltered while still seeming fresh. Coupled with ethical monetization practices, this is easily one of the best titles of the year.
Revived Witch isn’t a revolutionary RPG, but it doesn’t need to be. It boasts a strong presentation with high-quality pixel art and a soundtrack with real instruments. It may be a waifu gacha game, but it does many things right. Just remember to exercise moderation.
Tales of GrimmAndroid
While I didn’t hate Tales of Grimm, its mostly forgettable story, lack of an engaging gameplay and inability to commit to a tone makes the gacha RPG an unmemorable experience.
Stranger Things 3 The GameAndroid
Having multiple playable characters with different abilities and an engrossing story can’t save this game from frustrating puzzles and shutting out a significant player base.
Life in AdventureAndroid
Life In Adventure is a text adventure game that, while fun, falls short of its potential.
Heroes of the DarkAndroid
Gameloft SE’s Heroes of the Dark is a well-put-together gacha game with light strategy elements. It’s an above-average example of the genre, but nothing uniquely impressive.
Puzzle Aquarium takes simple but addicting games and adds an aquarium to incentivize play. Although there are ads you must deal with, they are not overused but sometimes still annoying. With few issues and tolerable monetization, this is a game to pick up and play for both casual and hardcore players.
Mergeland – Animal Adventure Island is the very definition of generic. It fails to stand out among the multitude of merging games. It’s not even that visually appealing with its cheap off-brand art style. At least it runs fine. One is better off playing any other merge game.
FFVII THE FIRST SOLDIERAndroid
FFVII: The First Soldier is an enticing Battle Royale game with RPG elements that will appeal to fans of the Final Fantasy franchise and the battle royale genre alike.
In Comix Breaker, what works, works, and what doesn’t? Really doesn’t. Despite a great soundtrack and world design, the flash doesn’t always stay in the right proportions. Overwhelming menus and microtransactions really bog down this otherwise slick game.