Announced last year at G-Star 2018, gamers were surprised when Nexon announced the global server of SINoALICE. A dark fantasy mobile RPG developed by Square Enix and Pokelabo, SINoALICE is the first mobile game from director Yoko Taro (NieR: Automata) and which has over 4 million downloads in Asia. In this interview, we find out how the publishing deal came about, and how Nexon is preparing SINoALICE for the global market. SINoALICE is launching worldwide on 18 July 2019, excluding China, Taiwan, and Japan. Q: Can you please introduce yourselves to our readers? A: Hello readers, my name is SONG HOJUN. I oversee SINoALICE project at Nexon Mobile Business Department. Q: What qualities of SINoALICE attracted Nexon to seek out Square Enix and Pokelabo for a publishing deal? A: We decided to service SINoALICE mainly because it fits with our company’s DNA that values challenges and the creation of innovative experiences for the players. SINoALICE offers a unique world, mesmerizing … [Read more...] about – Interview with Nexon on upcoming dark fantasy mobile RPG
Dungeon Rush: Rebirth is an upcoming idle mobile RPG developed by Chengdu-based studio DHGames. With over 100 million downloads worldwide for their 15 mobile titles, the team has decided to take a stake in the growing idle games genre. While most games in the genre tend to be bright and colorful, Dungeon Rush: Rebirth takes a different route with its dark fantasy character and environment designs. We recently took a quick look at the game’s pre-launch version and listed our most honest thoughts and opinions. Dungeon Rush: Rebirth is scheduled to launch soon worldwide on both Google Play and App Store. The Good • As you can see from our starting gameplay, the first hour of Dungeon Rush: Rebirth is really smooth with no immediate pay wall compared to some other idle games. • As an idle game, the aim is to minimize the learning process for players, and DHGames did a very good job there with very a very clear tutorial even a new user can understand. • The game is … [Read more...] about – Quick look at new dark fantasy mobile idle RPG
Clock Drive Games has revealed a new dark fantasy ARPG titled Warlander. A trailer has been shared which showcases the in-game dynamics which engages players with “brutal and visceral combat experience”. The game is set to launch in fall 2019. Warlander is a third-person, single-player action-adventure game with RPG-lite elements and linear storyline. Imagine a game where Jedi Knight 2 meets Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, but re-envisioned for the modern sword fighting aficionados! Warlander is based on tactical sword fighting with unique slicing mechanics. Our combat system offers the opportunity to choose weather you would like to engage in skill-based melee mayhem or interact with the environment to turn it into a weapon. The progression system of abilities is based on your choices and your own collection of bloody trophies. As we often joke in the office – think like a Jedi, fight as Conan, and carve your path of vengeance into death or glory! For more … [Read more...] about Warlander: A New Dark Fantasy ARPG Coming Soon!
Darkness Rises is the latest third-person action RPG from Nexon to come to both iOS and Google Play-compatible devices. The high-definition visuals of Darkness Rises is thanks to proprietary graphics technology that tries to push the limits of modern mobile devices to their full potential. In Darkness Rises players will descend into the abyss following a linear storyline, pitting them against mighty, deadly enemy bosses that must be conquered. Several powerful characters will be available at launch, from assassins, berserkers, warriors, and wizards and can also be customized and personalized how they see fit. Their voices are also from prominent industry names, from Jo Wyatt (The Witcher 3), Alec Newman (Divinity: Original Sin 2), Carina Reeves (Xenoblade Chronicles) and many more. “Darkness Rises combines tight and responsive action-RPG combat and best-in-class graphics for a truly console-quality experience on mobile devices,” said Lawrence Koh, General Manager at … [Read more...] about Descend Into The Abyss in Darkness Rises, Out On Mobile Today
GameSamba, a publisher and developer of free-to-play and mobile games with studios in Seattle, Hong Kong, and Tokyo, today announced the global launch of its latest mobile game, Tokyo Ghoul: Dark War. An officially licensed game with based on the smash hit anime series inspired by Sui Ishida’s dark fantasy manga, Tokyo Ghoul: Dark War takes place in the sinister version of metropolitan Tokyo portrayed in the popular anime series. Tokyo Ghoul: Dark War allows the player to form a team composed of ghouls, or the Commission of Counter Ghoul (CCG) investigators sworn to eliminate them, as they battle their way through many story and boss stages. Multiplayer and competitive modes will also be available in upcoming updates, including a traditional PVP arena, and a MOBA-inspired mode where players participate in 1v1, 3v3, or 5v5 matches against other global players. … [Read more...] about – Official mobile game based on dark fantasy anime launches