Posts tagged: iPad

Adventures of Mana Is An Action-RPG Classic

Updating classic games to the modern era is tricky: update too much and the game alienates nostalgic players, and change too little and the game won't be accessible to modern audience. Adventures of Mana is a remake of the game released as Final Fantasy Adventure , but was the first title in the Mana series. (This is a completely different remake from the Sword of Mana remake on Game Boy Advance.)

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Pocket Mortys

Rick and Morty is a fun show because it subverts so many different sci-fi templates. That same subversion works in video games with the new Pocket Mortys. This is essentially Pokemon. But instead of a vast array of fantastic creatures, you build an army of Mortys from across the multiverse.

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Game Review: Downwell

Downwell is what happens when Jetpack Joyride and Metroid get tossed together in a blender. The game is black and white with the enemies and gems in red. This is an interesting aesthetic, though the art style is even more simplistic than pixel art. I like it, but I can see how some people may be averse to this art style.

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