Pocket Gamer | www.pocketgamer.co.uk | Latest additions (Steam) The latest stories from Pocket Gamer, updated every five minutes. FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NOT TO BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION. http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/ en-gb Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:52:51 GMT Copyright (c) 2018 Pocket Gamer The latest Fortnite update brings some welcome fixes to Android <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-rnxl/fortnite_54.jpg" width="200" alt="The latest Fortnite update brings some welcome fixes to Android " border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> <em>Fortnite’s</em> 5.4 update went live today, and it’s been making waves with a hefty list of updates that will be changing the way you play the game - for the better. Players now have access to a fun new gadget, and the High Stakes event has officially kicked off, making for a busy weekend for <em>Fortnite</em> fans.<br><br>Epic Games introduced the Grappler this week, a special grappling gun that allows you to fling yourself from point to point with ease for quick travel. The Grappler introduces new ways for you to explore the battlefield, which should make for some interesting strategies in the heat of the moment.<br><br>We've already <a href="/r/iPhone/Fortnite+Battle+Royale/news.asp?c=78598">walked you through the High Stakes and Getaway events</a> added in 5.4, but Epic Games is also implementing a bunch of fixes behind the scenes. A variety of weapons are getting re-balanced, and the Android version of the game has been optimized, so it should play much better after the patch. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Fortnite+Battle+Royale/news.asp?c=78604'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Fortnite+Battle+Royale/news.asp?c=78604 Fri, 7 Sep 2018 00:07:33 GMT What would you change about Pocket Gamer? Tell us in our survey! <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-izepc/pocket-gamer-logo.jpeg" width="200" alt="What would you change about Pocket Gamer? Tell us in our survey!" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> We like to think that we do a pretty good job of things here at Pocket Gamer, writing good words about the things you want to read about. But we can always do better.<br><br>So, we'd like to hear from you, our lovely readers, about what you think we can do to improve things here on the site!<br><br>Maybe we need to be looking at other games. Maybe we need to be giving you more tips. Heck, maybe we need a new lick of paint across the site. But we'd like to hear it from you rather than changing things unnecessarily.<br><br>It's a super quick survey (no more than about 10 minutes) and we won't ask anything too personal - just some stuff to get a feel for who our audience as a whole is, and what you want from us as your faithful bringers of delicious mobile gaming content.<br><br>Sound good? Awesome! You can find the survey below or <a href="https://goo.gl/forms/ndvle4d9LHmPqrUt1">smash this link right here to go check it out</a>. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Pocket+Gamer/feature.asp?c=78460'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Pocket+Gamer/feature.asp?c=78460 Thu, 6 Sep 2018 11:14:08 GMT Catch every second of last night's Scythe: Digital Edition stream right here <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-ngdpj/scythe.jpg" width="200" alt="Catch every second of last night's Scythe: Digital Edition stream right here" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> <a href="https://www.twitch.tv/videos/305821911?tt_content=text_link&tt_medium=vod_embed" style="padding:2px 0px 4px; display:block; width:345px; font-weight:normal; font-size:10px; text-decoration:underline;">Watch SCYTHE: DIGITAL EDITION | Pre-launch showcase from AsmodeeDigital on www.twitch.tv</a><br><br>Don't fret too much if you missed out on watching James Gilmour playing Scythe: Digital Edition live on Twitch last night. I mean, sure, we're all a little bit disappointed with you, but you've got a chance to make things up.<br><br>That's because you can watch the stream in its entirety in the video up at the top of the page. Go on, don't be shy, wrap your peepers around James's shenanigans and I guarantee you're going to have a brilliant old time. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Scythe%3A+Digital+Edition/news.asp?c=78575'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Scythe%3A+Digital+Edition/news.asp?c=78575 Wed, 5 Sep 2018 10:16:01 GMT There's less than an hour until our live Stream of Scythe: Digital Edition kicks off on Switch <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-ckve/scythe-digital-edition-screenshot-a-closer-look-at-a-card.jpg" width="200" alt="There's less than an hour until our live Stream of Scythe: Digital Edition kicks off on Switch" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Holy moly, did you see the time? You've got just under an hour to get your head together, find your stream-watching slippers, and get ready for James Gilmour to take another head-first leap into the world of Scythe: Digital Edition on Twitch.<br><br>It's not just the joy of watching James play through a steampunk alt-history game filled with giant robots you should be stoked for, oh no. If you watch the stream, you're in with a chance to win one of three Steam codes for Scythe: Digital Edition.<br><br>James is going to drop the codes into the Twitch chat at random intervals, letting you know beforehand he's about to do it. All you need to do to bag one is be the first to redeem it on the Steam store. Pretty easy right? <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Scythe%3A+Digital+Edition/news.asp?c=78570'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Scythe%3A+Digital+Edition/news.asp?c=78570 Tue, 4 Sep 2018 16:00:00 GMT Get ready, because we'll be live on Twitch tonight with Scythe: Digital Edition <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-mxker/scythe-head.jpg" width="200" alt="Get ready, because we'll be live on Twitch tonight with Scythe: Digital Edition" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Psssst. Hey, psssst. Have you heard? Tonight, live from 5pm UK time, everyone's favourite Twitch stream king, James Gilmour, is going to be playing Scythe: Digital Edition for your viewing pleasure.<br><br>Now, we don't want the word getting out to any uncool people who might not be cool, which is why we're only telling you. You can tell your friends though, so long as they're as awesome as you are. Hell, tell them if they're not actually. Tell them if they suck. The more the merrier.<br><br>If you don't know what Scythe is, then here's a primer - it's a strategic board game adaptation set in a steampunk past where World War One has raged into the 20s. There's resource gathering, giant robots, and plenty more for you to sink your teeth into.<br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Scythe%3A+Digital+Edition/news.asp?c=78569'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Scythe%3A+Digital+Edition/news.asp?c=78569 Tue, 4 Sep 2018 10:33:20 GMT Tomorrow, live at 5pm UK time, we're going full steampunk on Twitch with a stream of Scythe: Digital Edition <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-cltfh/scythe-steam-art.jpg" width="200" alt="Tomorrow, live at 5pm UK time, we're going full steampunk on Twitch with a stream of Scythe: Digital Edition" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Tomorrow night, live on Twitch, James Gilmour is once again taking to the fields of a steampunk alternative past in order to harvest grain and make big robots stamp around. You guessed it, tomorrow we're playing Scythe on Twitch again.<br><br>But there's more! Not only are we playing an awesome game for your viewing pleasure, we've also got codes to give away for your playing pleasure. We've got three to give out, and winning them really couldn't be easier.<br><br>All you have to do is keep an eye on the stream. At random intervals James is going to drop one of the codes into the chat. It's first come, first served, so whoever redeems the code bags Scythe on Steam. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Scythe%3A+Digital+Edition/news.asp?c=78557'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Scythe%3A+Digital+Edition/news.asp?c=78557 Mon, 3 Sep 2018 09:44:17 GMT Brush up on Scythe: Digital Edition for Tuesday's exclusive stream by catching up with our last Scythe stream <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-ngdpj/scythe.jpg" width="200" alt="Brush up on Scythe: Digital Edition for Tuesday's exclusive stream by catching up with our last Scythe stream" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> <a href="https://www.twitch.tv/videos/302928395?tt_content=text_link&tt_medium=vod_embed" style="padding:2px 0px 4px; display:block; width:345px; font-weight:normal; font-size:10px; text-decoration:underline;">Watch LORD OF THE RINGS: LIVING CARD GAME | Official Early Access Launch from AsmodeeDigital on www.twitch.tv</a><br><br>Yes, it might be Friday. You might be looking forward to the weekend. But do you know what you should be looking forward to? Tuesday. Because on Tuesday James Gilmour is taking to Twitch once again to showcase Scythe from Asmodee Digital.<br><br>James has played the game before, so we've stuck the video of that stream at the top of the article so you can check it out. Don't got time for that? Well Scythe is a deep strategy board game set in a steampunk past. It's got resources. It's got giant robots. What more do you want? <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Scythe%3A+Digital+Edition/news.asp?c=78545'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Scythe%3A+Digital+Edition/news.asp?c=78545 Fri, 31 Aug 2018 17:19:59 GMT The 5 best fantasy card games for mobile <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jfolrbxy/lord-of-the-rings-living-card-game-promo-shot.jpg" width="200" alt="The 5 best fantasy card games for mobile" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Did you check out our The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game stream on Tuesday? Don't worry if you didn't. <a href="/r/Board+Game/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78516">If you click here you'll be able to see two hours of James Gilmour</a> pretending to be an elf. He plays the game as well.<br><br>But the stream got us thinking - what are the other awesome digital card games in fantasy settings? So we went off into the wilds of the internet, did some research, and this is what we came up with.<br><br>It's not a definitive list, but these are the five that we reckon really stand out in the genre. There's just something that little bit special about them, and we think you're going to love every second you spend in their company.<br><br>Of course, if you've got your own suggestions to share, feel free to stick them in the comments at the bottom of the article. Before you do that though, let's get on with our list. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/feature.asp?c=78534'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/feature.asp?c=78534 Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:44:47 GMT Missed our The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game stream? Catch up on the whole thing here <img src="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/thumbs/na-dopc_the-lord-of-the-rings-living-card-game-twitch-screenshot-the-start-of-the-stream_png_100.jpg" width="200" alt="Missed our The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game stream? Catch up on the whole thing here" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> <a href="https://www.twitch.tv/videos/302928395?tt_content=text_link&tt_medium=vod_embed" style="padding:2px 0px 4px; display:block; width:345px; font-weight:normal; font-size:10px; text-decoration:underline;">Watch LORD OF THE RINGS: LIVING CARD GAME | Official Early Access Launch from AsmodeeDigital on www.twitch.tv</a><br><br>Don't worry if you didn't get the chance to check ou tour incredible, thrilling, and downright awesome The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game stream last night, because you can catch up with everything that happened right here.<br><br>A big thanks to everyone that was watching though, since you made it one of our most successful streams to date. Hopefully you'll be coming back next week when we'll be streaming another awesome digital board game adaptation. We'll miss you if you don't. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78516'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78516 Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:52:32 GMT The Witch King is about and there's a bunch of orcs at the front door, so you know it's almost Lord of the Rings: The Card Game stream time <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-bkjt/lotr.jpg" width="200" alt="The Witch King is about and there's a bunch of orcs at the front door, so you know it's almost Lord of the Rings: The Card Game stream time" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> We don't mean to rush you, but in under an hour, James Gilmour is heading in the vague direction of Mordor in order to toss a ring into a volcano.<br><br>No, this isn't a regular night out for your erstwhile host, he's going to be playing Lord of the Rings: The Card Game for your viewing pleasure.<br><br>The game is a digital adaptation of the classic card game, and James is going to be joined by Luke from Fantasy Flight Interactive. It's the dev behind the game, so you can bet Luke is going to have some interesting things to say about how James handles himself.<br><br><a href="https://www.twitch.tv/asmodeedigital"> Click this link and you can book your spot now for what's sure to be an amazing adventure</a>. If you'd prefer, you can watch the stream on the front page of Pocket Gamer when it goes live. Whatever works for you. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78500'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78500 Tue, 28 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT The One ring has been found, so tonight James Gilmour is going to try and drop it in a volcano live on Twitch <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-fweqs/lord-of-the-rings-card-game.jpg" width="200" alt="The One ring has been found, so tonight James Gilmour is going to try and drop it in a volcano live on Twitch" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Today is an auspicious day. At 5pm UK time, James Gilmour is setting out on an epic quest to explore Middle-earth. And he's doing it all live on Twitch. No, this isn't some reality TV show, he's going to be playing Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game.<br><br>The game is a digital adaptation of a physical classic, and James won't be on his own when he heads out to tackle Sauron's minions. He's going to be joined by Luke, the community manager from Fantasy Flight Interactive, the dev behind the game.<br><br>Once James has been playing for a couple of hours, he's going to hand the reins over to Luke. Sort of like that bit when the fellowship decides to go in different directions. But probably not quite so sad. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78499'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78499 Tue, 28 Aug 2018 08:52:00 GMT Sharpen your swords, because tomorrow on Twitch we're streaming Lord of the Rings: The Card Game <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jfolrbxy/lord-of-the-rings-living-card-game-promo-shot.jpg" width="200" alt="Sharpen your swords, because tomorrow on Twitch we're streaming Lord of the Rings: The Card Game" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> The new week has started, which means that tomorrow Table Tap is going live on Twitch with an exclusive stream of Lord of the Rings: The Card Game.<br><br>James is going to be joined by Luke, the community manager from Fantasy Flight Interactive, the dev that's brought this card-laying classic to digital. We think it's fair to say that this one is going to be epic.<br><br><a href="/r/Android/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+The+Card+Game/feature.asp?c=76177"> Lord of the Rings: The Card Game</a> is set to land on Steam next week, so this is the perfect chance for you to check it out before you buy. If you're not familiar with it, it's a card-based retelling of some of the most important moments from Tolkein's legendary books. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78494'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78494 Mon, 27 Aug 2018 10:08:01 GMT It'd be proper wizard if you joined us for our Lord of the Rings: The Living Card Game stream next week <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-fweqs/lord-of-the-rings-card-game.jpg" width="200" alt="It'd be proper wizard if you joined us for our Lord of the Rings: The Living Card Game stream next week" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> You know what's a great way to kick start your week? It's a quest, and James is set to embark on the most epic quest imaginable this Tuesday on Twitch. He's going to be streaming some exclusive gameplay from Lord of the Rings: The Living Card Game.<br><br>But that's not all. James is also going to be joined on the stream by Luke, the community manager from Fantasy Flight Interactive, the developer behind the game. The stream is going to be a long one too, with James handing over to Luke once his shift is up.<br><br>If you've <a href="/r/Android/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+The+Card+Game/feature.asp?c=76177">not heard of Lord of the Rings: The Living Card Game</a>, here's a summary. It's a game that re-tells some of the most epic moments of JRR Tolkien's legendary story, but in card-form. Expect orcs, elves, and all manner of familiar faces to turn up. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78481'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Lord+of+the+Rings%3A+Living+Card+Game/news.asp?c=78481 Fri, 24 Aug 2018 09:55:51 GMT The best digital board games like Pandemic <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-qjcvomq/pandemic.jpg" width="200" alt="The best digital board games like Pandemic" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Did you check out our stream on Tuesday? The one where we showed off some gameplay from the awesome Pandemic? <a href="/r/Android/Pandemic%3A+The+Board+Game/news.asp?c=78461">If not, click this link and you'll be able to enjoy the experience in its entirety</a>.<br><br>But if the stream <a href="/r/iPad/Pandemic%3A+The+Board+Game/review.asp?c=54342">got you interested in Pandemic</a>, you might be wondering what other digital board games scratch similar itches. Which is why we're written up this list.<br><br>These are the games that, once you've saved the world from deadly viruses in Pandemic a few times, you're going to want to pick up as well. We've got trains, subterfuge, economy, and strategy in spades here. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Pandemic%3A+The+Board+Game/feature.asp?c=78476'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Pandemic%3A+The+Board+Game/feature.asp?c=78476 Thu, 23 Aug 2018 17:02:54 GMT Thermometers at the ready! We're live on Twitch with Pandemic in less than an hour <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-kvjv/pandemic-ipad-01.jpg" width="200" alt="Thermometers at the ready! We're live on Twitch with Pandemic in less than an hour" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> You've got less than an hour until James Gilmour grabs his stethoscope and latex gloves and takes to Twitch to try and end the spread of a deadly, infectious disease.<br><br>Not in real life, obviously, because James is a video producer, not a doctor. No, he's going to be trying to save the world in Pandemic from Asmodee Digital. <a href="/r/iPad/Pandemic%3A+The+Board+Game/review.asp?c=54342">If you've not heard of the game, click here to read our review</a>.<br><br>As well as protecting the human race from a pretty bad bout of the sniffles, James is going to be giving away codes. How do you win one? Well, it's easy, it's free, and pretty much all you have to do is watch the stream. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Pandemic%3A+The+Board+Game/news.asp?c=78448'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Steam/Pandemic%3A+The+Board+Game/news.asp?c=78448 Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:01:00 GMT