Field Trip: Game Devs of Color Expo 2021

The Game Devs of Color Expo is dedicated to amplifying the creative power held by people of color in games, which they do so by showcasing and uplifting diverse voices in the gaming industry in a multi-day event. The 6th Expo was this past weekend and I was granted the opportunity to attend and share my experience.

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Quick Takes: Game Devs of Color Expo 2021 Direct

Game Devs of Color Expo was this weekend and so many great creators got to share their work and insight. They had an Indie Showcase Direct that shared a bunch of games and here are my quick takes on them based on the showcase.

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Rhythm Hive Songs Wishlist

If you follow my Twitter you have definitely seen me posting Rhythm Hive gameplay videos recently. And it got me thinking what other songs I’d like to see in the game. So here are tracks I want to see added!

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Rhythm Hive Season 1 Review

Rhythm Hive is officially out and having its first season! They made quite a few changes and added a bunch of new things since I did my pre-season first look, so I’m now giving a full review of the game in the current season!

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First Look: Superstar JYP Nation

The Superstar series of games are rhythm games you can play on mobile. Each individual game focuses on a specific K-Pop company such as YG, SM, and JYP. I specifically played the JYP Nation version and wanted to share my thoughts.

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First Look: BTS Universe Story

BTS Universe Story is the mobile game based on the Bangtan Universe and has officially been released. I have played through the first chapter as well as explored the other stories and I’m going to share my initial thoughts with you all.

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First Look: Disney Sorcerer’s Arena

Disney just released a new mobile game called Sorcerer’s Arena. You play as various Disney characters battling enemies to become the next sorcerer. Since I have played other Disney mobile games, I knew I wanted to give this one a go.

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Play Disney Review

During my past couple of trips to Disneyland, I have seen the signs promoting Play Disney. Play Disney is an activity app with games you can play in the park and earn achievements. So on my most recent trip, I decided to give it a go for myself.

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Emoji Charades Review

I have had a lot of fun playing party games with friends and family over the years. And it is always great to see a new one to try, especially if you’ve been playing the same ones for a while. So when I got sent Emoji Charades, I definitely wanted to try it. Continue reading

Idle Theme Park Review

I have been playing a lot of idle mobile games lately. Idle mobile games are games, most often a tycoon or simulator style, that will continue to play while you are offline. Usually, the offline gameplay is just resource generation. So this particular game is all about managing a theme park. Continue reading

First Look: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Alright, witches and wizards, it is officially here! Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is the latest Portkey Games and Niantic game which released this past weekend. I have spent the majority of the weekend trying it out and this post I will be sharing my first impressions of the game! Continue reading

Monument Valley Review

Monument Valley is a relaxing puzzle mobile game from ustwo studio where you play as Ida, who must solve the monument puzzles to unlock her story. From the outside, it looks like a very simple game, but there is much more to it once you begin playing. Continue reading

Mobile Games To Help You Destress

One of my favorite things about mobile games is the portable factor is having it on your phone. And there have been many games made for mobile with relaxing and stress relief in mind. And since I shared video games to help you destress, I figured mobile games would be fitting too. So in this post, I am going to share some of my favorite mobile games to help you destress that I have found. Continue reading

First Look: Disney Heroes Battle Mode

Disney has many different mobile games with all different types of gameplay, so when I saw Disney Heroes Battle Mode getting advertised to me I figured I’d give it a shot. The game is full of Disney characters both new and old and the battle mechanic feels a little different for Disney. So here is my first look at Disney Heroes Battle Mode. Continue reading

Furistas Cat Cafe Review

I am a lover of cats and a tycoon-style game player so when I saw other’s talking about Furistas Cat Cafe I was intrigued at the idea of running a cat cafe. And as I do with trying out new mobile games, I’ve got to share my thoughts with you all. Continue reading

First Look: The Arcana

Since I am a pretty consistent player of mobile games, I get other mobile games advertised to me often. And most times I am not interested in any of these games. But after seeing some talk about The Arcana beyond the Instagram ads, I decided to give it a go. Continue reading

How To Find Great Mobile Games

I was asked a while ago how I find mobile games to play, especially amongst the sea of Candy Crush parodies and infuriating pay to play models. So I decided to collect my tips on finding great mobile games into a post! Continue reading

First Look: Lara Croft Go

It has been a little while since I have tried out some mobile games, and over the holidays I decided to go through Google Play and go game hunting. One of the games I decided to get and try is Lara Croft Go, which is a puzzle game based on the Tomb Raider series. Here are my first thoughts on this game. Continue reading

12 Days of Gaming Recap

Once I finished my semester, I had quite a bit of free time over the holidays. So I decided it was a good time to attempt to cull the backlog of games, both board and video varieties. Now while I did manage to play games I haven’t been able to play before, this challenge didn’t exactly go as planned every day. Continue reading

Ruya Review

This game was provided for free by the developers for review

Ruya is a calming puzzle game created by Miracle Tea Studios where you complete Candy Crush-esque puzzles in a tranquil land as Ruya gives you the icons to match and you decorate her with flowers. While very simple on the outside, there is more to it than just matching icons.  Continue reading

First Look: Magic Kingdoms

As this post goes up, I am beginning my travels to head to the happiest place on Earth! And as I was waiting for this day to come, I came across this mobile game that peaked my interest. However, once I started playing, it was not what I expected.  Continue reading

First Look: Identity V

I’ve been diving into more mobile games over the last few months, and I actually came across this game through YouTube. Identity V is a 4-v-1 asymmetrical horror game that is very, very similar to Dead by Daylight. It actually has the developer support of the Dead by Daylight team, which is what intrigued me enough to give it a try.  Continue reading

First Look: Hogwarts Mystery

Finally! I’ve been waiting for the first game to come from Portkey Games to finally release and here it is: Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. After playing the first few chapters, I wanted to give my initial thoughts on this highly anticipated mobile game. Continue reading

Sandiego Inc. Review

Did you ever play the old Where In The World is Carmen Sandiego? games? I remember playing them when I was a kid and how difficult they were for me and my lack of international knowledge at the time. So as I was scrolling through Google Play and Sandiego Inc was recommended, so my nostalgia decided I had to try it. Continue reading

Fantastic Beasts Mobile Game Review

While we all excitedly wait for all of the new games to come from Portkey Games to transport us into the wizarding world, I came across this little gem in Google Play. This is a game from Warner Bros. itself, so it has all of our favorite music, creatures, and details from the series. But how is it as a game overall? Continue reading

Exploding Kittens Mobile Game Review

I have played many a board game, and a fair share of video games now, but I don’t tend to play mobile games often. So I decided to peruse the Google Play store and see what is out there. Well did I find a treasure trove of games, particularly board games gone digital. One of the games I got was Exploding Kittens, originally a card game that I have played maybe twice. So I gave the mobile game a go. Continue reading