“If you make a game that’s only about business, you’re going to get Candy Crush clones,” said Hall. Instead Crossy Road took its inspiration from 1980s arcade game Frogger, providing players with a variety of characters to tap across roads and rivers – and ultimately, to splat against or under cars, trucks and trains. … [Read more...] about Mobile game Crossy Road has made $10m in three months since launch
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Pocket-Run Pool seems very simple: it’s a top-down, drag-to-aim pool simulator with decent ball physics. But there are some twists that make it much more interesting. There are score-multiplier pockets, which rotate after every shot – hitting the 10-ball into the 10x pocket scores 100 points. High Stakes mode introduces a gambling element where you play for chips with quirky challenges such as bumpers on the table, or “death balls” that instantly end your game. Insta-Tournament gets you competing in your own time against other players’ best scores. It’s ideal for quick goes when you have five minutes to kill, and more than capable of making you miss your train stop or bedtime. … [Read more...] about The best new Android and iPhone games for 2018
Exactly how many Brits does it take to make a mobile game the most popular by UK active users on iOS? Hall told the Guardian that Crossy Road “peaked at 2.9 million monthly active users right at the end of February” – although this figure covers the UK and Ireland combined. … [Read more...] about Stop, look, listen … and hop! Mobile game Crossy Road is a hit in the UK
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They include a busby-wearing Queen’s guard, a policeman, a Scottish piper, a chimney sweep and a “fancy lady”, as well as a packet of fish’n’chips. They join existing characters like the dragon, gravedigger, giddy goat and emo goose in the game. … [Read more...] about Crossy Road: new characters include British and Irish figures – and The Dress