This is the final part of our indie dev spotlight recap for the month of January 2020. All games were played with press keys provided by the developer, and we’re always looking for more games.
For this video, I talked about my top 10 industry-defining events that changed the game industry as we know it.
It’s not news that new mobile games are invented daily. The release of a new mobile is a good thing, but it can also be overwhelming to new players who are still not loyal to any particular brand. Choosing a new game out of the many ones is very difficult even for experienced players who are looking for something new to try. The solution lies with Boomtown bingo.
I recently picked up Mortal Kombat 11 while it was on sale to see how the latest entry in the venerable fighting franchise has grown. And it turns out my first mistake was not buying the special edition, with the second mistake not being prepared for the sheer amount of microtransactions in it. We have seen microtransaction-based content enter the AAA and full retail space — creating a case of double-dipping for developers. Looking at this trend, I know I’m not the only one who doesn’t like it, but this also has some unintended consequences as well. Read more…