Fire Emblem: Heroes – Great Mobile Game, Mediocre Fire Emblem

Released on: February 2 2017 Available Platforms: iOS, Android Price: Free (Has loot boxes and an optional subscription service) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Intelligent Systems I have always loved strategy RPGs ever since I played Ogre Battle 64: Person of the Lordly Calibur on the Nintendo 64 way back in the day. One seriesContinue reading “Fire Emblem: Heroes – Great Mobile Game, Mediocre Fire Emblem”

Pokemon Go – A Big World to Explore, Now with Pokemon.

Released on: July 6 2016 Available Platform: iOS, Android Price: Free (Has microtransations) Published by: Niantic/The Pokemon Company Developed by: Niantic Those that read my reviews of Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee, and Pokemon Sword and Shield will know that I love Pokemon. With an over-abundance of creatures to train and collect, it’s noContinue reading “Pokemon Go – A Big World to Explore, Now with Pokemon.”

Monetization in Games – When Full Retail Price Just Isn't Enough

        The idea of getting more money from players after a video game has been acquired is a hot topic in the game industry. With the rise of mobile gaming, it is all too common to see these kinds of additional purchases even when the customer already paid full retail price toContinue reading “Monetization in Games – When Full Retail Price Just Isn't Enough”