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NOT TO BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION. http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/ en-gb Sun, 22 Oct 2017 02:09:23 GMT Copyright (c) 2017 Pocket Gamer Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 415 - Warhammer Quest II, Game of Thrones: Conquest <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 415 - Warhammer Quest II, Game of Thrones: Conquest" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> We crawl through some dungeons this week to tackle tactical turn-based strategy sequel <em>Warhammer Quest II</em>.<br><br>Emily recounts her happy time spent playing <em>Campfire Cooking</em>, while James hates <em>Game of Thrones: Conquest </em>a lot.<br><br>We're also joined by <em>Braid</em> creator Jonathan Blow, who tells us how his ambition first person puzzler <em>The Witness</em> arrived on iOS.<br><br><strong>Download episode 415:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep415.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75656'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75656 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:20:00 GMT New iOS, Android, PS Vita, 3DS, AR, and Nintendo Switch games out this week - Warhammer Quest 2, Mmm Fingers, Game of Thrones: Conquest, and more <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-rhixtp/wq2_tet_logo.jpg" width="200" alt="New iOS, Android, PS Vita, 3DS, AR, and Nintendo Switch games out this week - Warhammer Quest 2, Mmm Fingers, Game of Thrones: Conquest, and more" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> It feels like the days are only getting faster as Thursday's come around again... which is fine with me because <em>Super Mario Odyssey </em>releases in a week. Ya-hoo!<br><br>As you'll know by now today's the day we chat about what awesome games are out on the market this week. Though we'll have more games to throw at you tomorrow, so do stay tuned. <br><br>We've had a ton of new games release on iOS this week, but some tidy gems on Android too so don't be too disappointed just yet. I'll also be adding 3DS and Vita games as they launch.<br><br><strong>iOS/Android</strong><br><br><strong>Warhammer Quest</strong><br><br><ul><br><br><li>Publisher: Perchang</li><br><br><li>Price: £4.99/$4.99</li><br><br><li>Platform: <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/itunes/1216686234">iOS</a></li><br><br></ul><br><br>"<em>In Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times, you will lead your warriors across a war torn land and into dungeons for wealth and glory! Swing swords, fire arrows and cast spells as you fight through the denizens of Chaos. Success in battle is rewarded with new weapons, armours, skills and treasure</em>." <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Warhammer+Quest+2/feature.asp?c=75637'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Warhammer+Quest+2/feature.asp?c=75637 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:48:16 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 414 - The Talos Principle, Fire Emblem Warriors <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 414 - The Talos Principle, Fire Emblem Warriors" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> It's another good week for fans of first person puzzlers as <em>The Talos Principle</em> arrives on the App Store.<br><br>James, Em, and Glen discuss the new port, as well as chat to one of the creators of the game.<br><br>They also preview <em>Fire Emblem Warriors</em>, and review the latest <em>Guardians of the Galaxy</em> episode from Telltale.<br><br><strong>Download episode 414:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep414.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75574'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75574 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:00:00 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 413 - Stranger Things: The Game, Modern Combat Versus <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 413 - Stranger Things: The Game, Modern Combat Versus" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Back after a week's hiatus, Em and James step into the Upside Down to talk about the unexpectedly fun <em>Stranger Things: The Game</em>. <br><br>They also cover the latest Amanita Design project, explain why <em>Modern Combat Versus</em> isn't quite up to snuff, and why <em>Stardew Valley</em> on the Switch is The Best.<br><br>Plus, they chat to the developers of blackjack-based RPG <em>Battlejack</em> about how to fuse card games with fantasy adventure.<br><br><strong>Download episode 413:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep413.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75512'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75512 Fri, 6 Oct 2017 18:06:41 GMT Pocket Gamer is hiring a freelance Guides Editor! <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-hvks/pglogo.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer is hiring a freelance Guides Editor!" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Oi, you - want to work for the world's leading mobile games site, writing guides for the best games while just wearing your pants? Then we have awesome news for you!<br><br>That's right, <em>Pocket Gamer</em> is hiring a Guides Editor (please note the pants part is entirely up to you). This is a freelance role that will be paid on a per-article basis.<br><br>We run several different types of guides on <em>Pocket Gamer. </em>There are <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPhone/Morphite/feature.asp?c=75441">tips and tricks</a>, <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPhone/Modern+Combat+Versus/feature.asp?c=75422">wiki-style lists</a>, and <a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pokemon+Sun%2FPokemon+Moon/feature.asp?c=72121&srch=Walkthrough">walkthroughs</a> to name just three. If you have experience writing any of them, we want to hear from you! <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer/news.asp?c=75452'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer/news.asp?c=75452 Mon, 2 Oct 2017 15:43:49 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 412 - The Witness, Morphite <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 412 - The Witness, Morphite" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> We bear witness to the iOS port of <em>The Witness</em> this week, and see whether those maze puzzles really were built for touchscreen after all.<br><br>The <em>No Man's Sky</em>-flavoured <em>Morphite</em> gets a look-in too, alongside talk of Minecraft going cross-platform and <em>Ragnarok</em> playing itself.<br><br>We also pick the brains of Andrei Lopata, one of the creators of <em>Radiation City</em> and the Sky <em>Gamblers</em> series. <br><br><strong>Download episode 412:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep412.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75372'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75372 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:45:39 GMT Learn how to save £35 and win a VIP trip to the Summoners War World Arena Championship in Paris <img src="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/thumbs/na-mcb_coin_front-1_png_100.jpg" width="200" alt="Learn how to save £35 and win a VIP trip to the Summoners War World Arena Championship in Paris" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> We didn’t host a giveaway in a while, but we have today an amazing one for our UK readers. And if you are a fan of Summoners War, you’re in for a treat. We have for you an all-expenses paid trip to the Summoners War World Arena Championship at Le Comedia in Paris on October 7th.<br><br>The Summoners War World Arena Championship pits devoted fans from around the globe against each other, with competitions happening in the U.S., Europe, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, South Korea, and China. The top 16 European players will be facing off in October’s event for $5,000 prize money. The top two competitors will then get a chance to compete in the World Finals in the United States!<br><br>One lucky reader from the UK will get two VIP passes, travel, and accommodation to the EU finals in Paris, with exclusive access to a private VIP area where they can meet and mingle with influencers and Summoners War developers. Most importantly, VIPs will also be treated to complimentary food and drink at the event. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Summoners+War/feature.asp?c=75347'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Summoners+War/feature.asp?c=75347 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:04:00 GMT Battle Princess Madelyn's new trailer reveals a 2018 release date for Switch and Vita <img src="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/thumbs/na-kjc_witchboss2_png_100.jpg" width="200" alt="Battle Princess Madelyn's new trailer reveals a 2018 release date for Switch and Vita" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> The action-platforming adventure of a monster-slaying heroine will be coming to Nintendo Switch, PS Vita, and a bevy of other platforms next year, as revealed in the latest trailer for <em>Battle Princess Madelyn</em>.<br><br>Kickstarted earlier this year, <em>Battle Princess Madelyn </em>has you guiding the titular warrior on a dangerous journey across medieval mythical Ireland and beyond; a great evil has emerged, her family is in danger, and only skillful movement, precise combat, and an an arsenal of weapons and armor can save them.<br><br>From the villages of Ireland to the mountains of Russia, you venture around the globe to gather artifacts, face fearsome bosses, and test your skills in a Arcade mode with unique levels. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/news.asp?c=75345'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/news.asp?c=75345 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:56:40 GMT Semispheres brings dual-character stealth puzzles to PS Vita on October 10th <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-ncdc/semispheres_psvita_06.jpg" width="200" alt="Semispheres brings dual-character stealth puzzles to PS Vita on October 10th" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> It can be hard enough dodging guards and vision cones as a single sneaky character in stealth games, but <em>Semispheres</em> will have you guiding two, simultaneously, when it releases on Vita next month.<br><br> <br><br>Using both analog sticks (similar to <em><a href="r/iPad/Brothers%3A+A+Tale+of+Two+Sons/review.asp?c=68011">Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons</a></em>), you control two colored orbs through tricky dual gauntlets of guards, barriers, and portals, swiftly outmaneuvering fields of view; Quick movement, a distraction ability, and using portals to manipulate guards in the adjacent reality are your tools to solve these stealthy puzzles. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Semispheres/news.asp?c=75320'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Semispheres/news.asp?c=75320 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:59:15 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 411 - iPhone X special <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 411 - iPhone X special" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> It's this year's iPhone announcement special!<br><br>James and Glen tear down the reveal of the iPhone 8 and 8 plus, then focus on the screen-tastic iPhone X.<br><br>Is facial recognition the next mobile revolution, or just a neat gimmick? Does the world need a mouth-powered poo emoji?<br><br>They also cover the new releases, including the highly anticipated <em>Iron Marines</em>, and the Switch port of <em>Rayman Legends</em>.<br><br><strong>Download episode 411:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep411.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75308'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75308 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:39:52 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 410 - L.A. Noire, Monster Hunter Stories <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 410 - L.A. Noire, Monster Hunter Stories" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Pull on your gumshoes and get ready to crack the case of the Rockstar port: <em>L.A. Noire</em> is coming to Switch.<br><br>Meanwhile, Glen covers the launch of <em>Monster Hunter Stories</em> on 3DS, Emily hypes <em>Lichtspeer</em>, and James explains why you have to play <em>Data Wing</em> right now.<br><br>Also, we talk to <em>Kingdom Rush</em> developer Ironhide Games about the studio's upcoming mobile RTS game <em>Iron Marines</em>.<br><br><strong>Download episode 410:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep410.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75236'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75236 Fri, 8 Sep 2017 19:21:55 GMT Review: Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD review - The ultimate Nintendo Switch portable battery? <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jcal/31sqkxtkv9l.jpg" width="200" alt="Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD review - The ultimate Nintendo Switch portable battery?" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> The Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD makes a very bold claim: it can power the <a href="/r/Switch/Nintendo+Switch/hardware_review.asp?c=73163">Nintendo Switch</a> as fast as when docked, but when you're on the go.<br><br>If true, that's quite the prospect. It would solve the problem of the relatively poor battery length - one of the major concerns for Switch owners.<br><br>This isn't just a portable battery for Switch owners though. Given the USB-C charging port, and two USB ports, this is also perfect for those with a fancy new MacBook and iPhone.<br><br>It will also charge those at optimal speed as well. So what you're really getting for your money - potentially - is all of the benefits of charging at mains when you're on the go.<br><br><strong>Look<br><br></strong><br><br>You're not buying a portable battery for its appearance, but it is worth mentioning that the PowerCore+ is a sleek and very premium looking product. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Anker+PowerCore%2B+26800+PD/hardware_review.asp?c=75216'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Anker+PowerCore%2B+26800+PD/hardware_review.asp?c=75216 Thu, 7 Sep 2017 15:59:24 GMT Watch ten minutes of footage for the upcoming 3D remake of Secret of Mana for the PS Vita <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-acfik/35910442604_2b97c22f46_b.jpg" width="200" alt="Watch ten minutes of footage for the upcoming 3D remake of Secret of Mana for the PS Vita" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> While we're on the topic of game footage, <em>Secret of Mana</em> also caught the bug at Pax West this past weekend and Square Enix release ten minutes of it on Twitch. <br><br>Starting with a quick backstory, we're thrown right into into the new design of the game. We get a really decent look at how the remaster will play, but the coolest part of it is the fact the mini-map is actually the original game which really brings out the nostalgia factor.<br><br>During the stream Kelly Link, Anna Prosser, and Francis Santos take a look at what's new about the game, and though a lot of it is true to form there's also been a few little tweaks to fix the 'harder' parts of the game which were originally seen as bugs.  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Secret+of+Mana/news.asp?c=75176'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Secret+of+Mana/news.asp?c=75176 Mon, 4 Sep 2017 11:22:23 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 409 - Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Noblemen: 1896 <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 409 - Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Noblemen: 1896" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Big battlefields are the theme on this week's show.<br><br>James and Em investigate newly-launched Switch exclusive <em>Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle</em>, then jump over to iOS to try steampunk war shooter <em>Noblemen: 1896</em>.<br><br>Plus: all the info on the upcoming Apple conference, and an interview with the creator of <em>Top Gear: Road Trip</em>.<br><br><strong>Download episode 409:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep409.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75170'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75170 Fri, 1 Sep 2017 18:05:41 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 408 - Darkest Dungeon, Final Fantasy XV: Mobile Edition <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 408 - Darkest Dungeon, Final Fantasy XV: Mobile Edition" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> James gets hype this week for the Cthulhu-flavoured horror RPG <em>Darkest Dungeon</em>, which has just appeared on iPad.<br><br>Em tells tales of Telltale Switch ports, and we share our hot takes on the hottest mobile news to come out of Gamescom 2017.<br><br>Plus, we chat to <em>Darkest Dungeon</em> co-creator Tyler Sigman about the challenge of bringing the game to touchscreen.<br><br><strong>Download episode 408:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep408.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75117'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/PS+Vita/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=75117 Fri, 25 Aug 2017 18:08:17 GMT