Stream the Wonders of the Universe with No Man’s Sky on NVIDIA SHIELD

Stream the Wonders of the Universe with No Man’s Sky on NVIDIA SHIELD

Jan 18, 2017



What’s on your list of New Year’s Resolutions? A pledge to find a more fulfilling job? The usual promise to eat healthier and get into shape? That’s all good stuff, if a little pedestrian. Why not aim to explore the uncharted corners of an alien galaxy, explore endless planets, and name the plants and animals you find in your personal Garden of Eden?

It’s an achievable goal if you pick up No Man’s Sky for NVIDIA SHIELD. Hello Games’ utterly massive space exploration game is available through NVIDIA’s cloud-based game streaming service GeForce NOW for $59.99. It’s just what you need if the hectic holiday season has left you aching for a quiet and serene gaming experience.

No Man’s Sky drops you in a game world teeming with billions of undiscovered planets. While your mission is ultimately to find the center of the digital universe, you should definitely take time to smell the space-roses (just be careful; some species give off poisonous spores).

No Man’s Sky is mainly a game about seeing what you can see: Its procedurally-generated planets range from lush jungle worlds to barren irradiated hellscapes, and there’s an endless supply of flora and fauna waiting to be discovered and named.

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As you planet-hop, you’ll also need to harvest resources, survive attacks from hostile creatures, and learn how to communicate with alien traders.

If you own an NVIDIA SHIELD, No Man’s Sky can be purchased for unlimited streaming via GeForce NOW. If you buy the game on GeForce NOW you will also get a free code to download and enjoy the game on PC, too. A GeForce NOW membership is free to try out for one month and just $7.99 a month after that.

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Game of Dice’s brand new winter update looks like its best yet

Game of Dice’s brand new winter update looks like its best yet

Dec 16, 2016

Well it’s that time of year again. The days are shorter, the nights are longer, and you’re broke because it’s nearly Christmas, and you’ve spent all your money on everyone else. Well we’ve got a bit of good news for you if you’re a fan of Game of Dice, as Joycity have just release a brand new winter update for the game.

Packed full of cool new features the winter update is looking like its best yet, and promises to be bigger, better and so much more intense than the game has ever been.

Play as the brand new avatar “Wintery Mary”, and obliterate your competition with a combination of skill, ruthlessness, and Wintery-Mary’s special skill to ensure you’re crowned king of the board. Just make sure you pick the right time to put her talent to good use, as you’ll only get a limited time to use it.

And with the addition of a brand new Crystal Village map, the fun just keeps on coming. Adding an intense twist to the original premise, get ready to race your mates around the board to take control of the glacial crystal – letting you ramp up your tolls, and plunge your competition into crippling debt.

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Just make sure you avoid the frozen city blocks, as stepping on one of these will freeze your assets and make them impossible to land on – meaning you won’t be able to collect your precious tolls.

But by no means does the excitement end there, as with a new update comes a new mission. Kick your competitive side into gear, and take on a consecutive mission. Now with every 5 – 10 consecutive matches you win, you’ll be rewarded with a bunch of cool new prizes including loads of brand new skills packs.

With so much fun stuff jammed into the game it’s pretty hard not to be excited about it, and we’re pretty sure it’ll be top of your download list if you’re crazy about virtual board games.

Game of Dice is available to download for Android and iOS.

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Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery becomes a winter wonderland in latest update

Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery becomes a winter wonderland in latest update

Dec 8, 2016

Siberian developer MyTona gave mobile gamers a new installment in its hidden object series last year, challenging us to lift the curse from a troubled town in Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery. As an early Christmas present, there’s a brand new festive update to keep us tapping our way around the enigmatic city of Darkwood.

If you’ve played MyTona’s previous game The Secret Society, you’ll be at home with the gameplay here. Scouring 28 charming and detailed locations for clues, you’ve got to solve puzzles and quiz locals to uncover more about Darkwood’s history and its dreaded curse. If you get stuck on a puzzle, you can request help from a friend – they can leave objects in-game to help you, and you’ll receive an added research reward once you’ve solved it. You can then return the favour when a fellow ‘seeker’ gets stuck. There are 1200 quests to tackle, along with 222 collections to find.

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The first thing you’ll notice with the latest update is that Darkwood has transformed into a winter wonderland. But the frost has brought with it some unwelcome visitors. There’s an ice queen, a penguin who is a right scamp, an evil snowman called Sir Tubby, and they’ve brought company. You have to banish these nasty neighbours by solving puzzles and using items you’ve found. Each time you’re successful, you’ll get a haul of festive goodies including candy and toys, as well as more practical items like fixers. But once the season of good will is over, Darkwood will revert to normal and the newbees will disappear along with the potential rewards. So be quick or miss out.

Download Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery for free from the App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, and Amazon Appstore.

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Explore the era of piracy and adventure in Oceans & Empires – downloadable now

Grab your parrot and eyepatch and embrace adventure in Joycity’s new strategy MMO Oceans & Empires, available to download now on Android and IOS devices.

You can enjoy the opportunity to explore 60 real cities with your very own fleet during the height of the age of exploration. It will feel seamless to trade, fight, and battle your way to ocean domination however you see fit, in any one of 15 languages with more coming soon.

Whether you wish concentrate more on trading resources with local islands and their NPC residents or grow to fight for your chosen alliance’s victory, Oceans & Empires offers the potential for players to do both in the hope of establishing better trade routes and gain a stronger foothold on the world map.

With over 12 historical fleets of vessels and 12 different levels of troops to take charge with, becoming master of the seas will come naturally, just be prepared to fend off the odd sea creature or two. It’ll be worth it should you be successful.

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So if you’d like to enjoy ultimate strategic battles as well as in-depth trading and looting, Oceans & Empires is the best way to keep a bird’s eye view on it all.

As a special event for the games Thanksgiving Day launch, you’ll also be able to experience some seasonal fun by encountering ghastly turkey monsters out on the oceans and earn yourself some useful booty for hunting them down.

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You can also pick yourself up an item for faster growth, offered to those of you who post your best decorated ship flags on the games official Facebook page as part of Oceans & Empires special launching event.

Try your luck now by downloading the game from Google Play or the App store.

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Pre-register now and pick up some fantastic rewards for Oceans & Empires

Pre-register now and pick up some fantastic rewards for Oceans & Empires

Nov 10, 2016

Avast ye mobile gamers. We have some exciting news for all you fans of strategy MMO’s out there – JoyCity are preparing to release Oceans & Empires next week for Android and iOS, and you can make sure you’re among the first to experience the nautical fun by pre-registering for the game right now.

Oceans & Empires is a visual stunning oceanic empire builder set during the golden age of exploration of the 16th and 18th centuries.

You can set the sails on twelve different historical fleets of vessel, as well as command a dozen different levels of troops to build an empire and conquer your opponents in engaging ocean battles – as well as trade, plunder, and forge alliances along the way.

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Pre-registration for Oceans & Empires has just opened up, and as well as giving you a heads up when the game is globally launched JoyCity are also offering some really useful in-game items – including five item units of 12,000 wood and food, 2,500 gold, and twenty items of that increase building speed.

So if you’d like to get a head start on the rest of the fleet, simply enter your email on JoyCity’s pre-registration page here. Also be sure to check out all the news for Oceans & Empires on the games Facebook Page.

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888Poker – Texas Hold ‘em looks to offer one of the best card app on mobile

888Poker – Texas Hold ‘em looks to offer one of the best card app on mobile

Nov 9, 2016

Poker games on mobile are often to unfocused and have a severe lack of people to play against – but 888Casino looks to be changing that with its 888poker – Texas Holdem app.

Boasting over 10 million registered users it offers the chance for you to compete in thousands of tournaments taking place every day. New players even get a £20 bonus, with this including an immediate $2 bonus & $30 in tournament tickets to use within 24 hours.poker-image

If you’re worried about getting thrown into the card game deep end there’s no need to worry either, as you can create your own personal account that ensures you’re placed on virtual tables that match your skill level. There are even loads of practice play tables to work out strategies and make sure you’re ready to compete with the very best.

The app makes sure you never get bored of playing the same variations over and over too, with several types of poker to choose from too and an ever changing realm of exclusive offers and promotions to take advantage of – and you can see the current set by visiting the 888poker website here.

The braver amongst you can be rewarded amply in certain situations as well, with your money being doubled when you win a Texas Hold ‘em or Omaha High Low Tournament.

Learning the ropes can be tough of course, but 888Casino has you covered in that area through its website – through detailed accounts of one of its regularly held 888Live poker events like this, and even Q&As like this with the biggest names taking part in these tournaments.

So if you want the chance to play those names you can start your journey by downloading the free 888 Poker – Texas Holdem app on mobile here.

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Roll your dice on a whole new platform, Game of Dice is now available on Facebook Gameroom

Fans of Game of Dice, get ready to experience the game in a whole new way following its launch on Facebook Gameroom.

In case you’re not familiar with it, Facebook Gameroom is a new platform which delivers a Windows PC experience to your favourite mobile games.

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Not only can you enjoy enhanced graphics, but you’ll also get the benefit of Facebook Gameroom’s brilliant network connection without any loss of features.

In case you’re already playing the mobile version of Game of Dice you can get in on the Gameroom gaming experience simply by logging in to Facebook on your mobile device too.

JoyCity, the South Korean developers behind Game of Dice, are also running a very special launching event that will reward 100 winners with 100 gems. Not only that, but a further 30 lucky players will receive not just the gems but also a ★6 Skill card.

To give yourself a chance of winning these fantastic in-game items you simply have to post a screenshot of the game on your Facebook feed plus a comment about your experience of playing Game of Dice on Facebook Gameroom.

So if it’s a new experience you’re after, head over to Facebook Gameroom and check out Game of Dice right now.

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Get a preview of Oceans & Empires now, only on Android

Developer Joycity have just launched a preview build of its aquatic empire builder Oceans & Empires – and it’s available exclusively for Android devices.

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The game tasks you with dominating the oceans by building an impenetrable island base and assembling a fearsome fleet of ships – and you must do this by battling, trading, and building alliances with other players online.

A hugely ambitious title boasting 60 cities to visit, a fully functioning economy (that fluctuates depending on the demand for certain items), and mesmerising real-time battles – Oceans & Empires looks to be one of the most detailed and in-depth mobile titles ever made.

It’s amazingly easy to check out the preview build too – all you have to do is search for “Oceans & Empires” on Google Play and you can’t miss it. Download this version of the game and you’ll even get your own special in-game item package.

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If you’re interested in dominating the ocean waves act fast though – the preview build is only available until midnight PDT on the 28th of October (so that’s 8am on the 29th for those in the UK).

Oceans & Empires launching worldwide on Android and iOS soon, and you can stay up to date on all the latest developments with the game via its official Facebook page here.

You can download the preview version of Oceans & Empires right now on Google Play.

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Prepare yourself for an epic fantasy like no other in Arcane Online

A fearless hero is needed to save Eldine, where the balance of power between humans and spirits has been disrupted – are you up for the challenge?

Then don’t waste another second – download Arcane Online, the heroic free-to-play Online RPG built from the ground up for mobile.

Arcane Online is the latest release on Android and iOS from Japanese publisher Gala Inc, and offers the kinds of features and gameplay mechanics you might usually only expect from a desktop MMO.

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So get ready to lose yourself in a vast open world of dark fantasy and magic, where evil creatures will put your courage and skills to the test.

Pick your perfect hero from a choice of a mighty warrior, a divine shaman, or a powerful mage – which you can fully customise by collecting up to 30 Avatar Cards. Not only that but you can also traverse Eldine with speed and style by collecting, feeding, and evolving your very own unique mounts.

If you ever get tired of fighting the good fight on your own you can even join a party of up to 3 other players for a range of PvE dungeons.

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Your efforts won’t go unnoticed neither, because by completing the in-game achievements you’ll gain rewards – and you can also visit the Abyss to collect treasure chests that are bursting with rubies and gold.

All this no doubt sounds pretty good, so be sure to check out Arcane Online – available to download now from the App Store and Google Play.

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Calling all real estate tycoons: Game of Dice is back with a vengeance

Break out the confetti, because we’re celebrating Game of Dices’ one year anniversary.

Originally released in October last year, the game was an instant hit – ranking in Hong Kong’s list of the highest grossing apps of last year. Now after just one year, the game is a unique brand in Asia, and looks set to keep getting bigger and better.

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Playing in either single or multiplayer mode, the aim of the game is to become the most powerful real estate mogul on the board. Making your way around the board, you’ll have to be both ruthless and cunning in order to outsmart and bankrupt your opponents.

Whilst Game of Dice is already jam packed with exciting content, the new update manages to bring even more excitement to the board with brand new features, like collecting time capsules to earn free items, gathering birthday candles to exchange for useful objects, and an all new dice Trump event.

But the fun doesn’t end there, as you’ll also get to try out the “Genius Showdown” map. Get to grips with the new content, including shortened match times that help to encourage faster, and more dynamic play, and a “Super Play” feature that increases more tolls on selected areas.

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With so much to look forward to, it’s looking like the all new version of Game of Dice will have you entertained for hours on end.

Game of Dice is available to download on iOS and Android.

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Get ready for the adventure of the year with Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery’s Halloween update

Good news for anyone who loves Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery – MyTona is releasing a brand new Halloween update.

While the original title was released in July last year, the brand new update is taking on a spooky Halloween theme, and looks set to breathe a brand new lease of life into the game.

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Set in the mysterious city of Darkwood, you’ll have to free the townspeople from the dark curse that’s trapped them within the city borders. By solving cryptic puzzles and completing terrifying trials, you’ll collect objects that will get you closer to uncovering the dark secrets of the city as you go.

In the newest version of the game, you’ll get to explore the brand new “dark square” location, along with the 28 original settings. If you’re lucky, you’ll even get to win the special holiday themed casket that’s jammed full of cool new prizes including, stickers, seasonal avatars even a talismans that help with energy regeneration.

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Just make sure you keep your eyes peeled for any monsters that might be lurking about, as the night of Halloween eve grants special powers to the ghouls of Darkwood – so keep a look out for the special items that can be used to banish them straight back to hell.

With so much to look forward to, and even more platforms to play on – including iOS, Mac, Android, Windows and Amazon, plus a planned release for Facebook, Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery looks like it could be a real force to be reckoned with.

You can download Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery for free from the App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, or Amazon Appstore.

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Don’t be all by your selfie thanks to the new social media game by Ubisoft entitled FaceUp

Selfies have become a staple in social media activity in recent years. But while they have been integrated into people’s lives, they haven’t been used effectively in a game before.

That’s set to change with the release of Ubisoft’s FaceUp though – a social quiz game that allows users to do friendly battle in a charades inspired format.

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Integration with social media makes FaceUp a social gaming experience like no other – allowing players to post results to the latter while teaming up to break records on the former.

The game tasks players with guessing moods and expressions of their friend’s selfies, rewarding players for correctly identifying the images.Rewards come in the form of stickers and extra game modes.

FaceUp is an ingenious way of giving your pictures some added depth – as well as providing the ultimate party experience for those who wish to play offline as well as online.

There’s a deceptive level of depth to the game too, demonstrated by the range of modes. The combo mode tasks you with combining expressions for maximum points for example – offering a welcome twist on the standard gameplay.

Ultimately it’s the expressions that will keep you coming back for more however, from pouting like a fish to imitating an assassin – there’s enough variations to always keep you guessing.

You can pick this one up for your selfie on Android and iOS for free.

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