‘Stardew Valley’ iOS vs Nintendo Switch – What Platform Should You Buy it On?

TouchArcade Rating: When Stardew Valley ($7.99) was announced for mobile, I was very excited. I already loved the game and had played it for a while across PS4, PC, and Nintendo Switch with the Switch version getting the maximum playtime of the lot. When it arrived on iOS, it was a fantastic port that has only improved over time. As with most indie games, the Nintendo Switch and mobile versions are on the spectrum for portable gaming fans. I already compared Dead Cells on iOS and Nintendo Switch and decided

The Big ‘Stardew Valley’ 1.4 Update Is Finally Live on iOS Bringing Back PC Save Transfer, Adding Loads of New Content, and More

TouchArcade Rating: The big Stardew Valley ($7.99) 1.4 content update went live on Android recently but iOS users have been told that the update is “coming soon" for quite a while. This is a major update to the game adding a new end game mystery, new events, fish ponds, a new farm map, 60 new items, 14 new music tracks, massive improvements to collections, and a lot more. The full patch notes are here but these include spoilers so avoid them if you have been spoiler free so far. The

‘Dragon Quest of The Stars’ from Square Enix Is Now Available Worldwide with Servers Going Live Tomorrow

TouchArcade Rating: Last year, Square Enix announced plans to bring Dragon Quest of The Stars (Free) worldwide. Dragon Quest of The Stars is a free to play Dragon Quest experience for iOS and Android that launched in Japan back in 2015. The game has a turn based battle system with skill gauges and supports multiplayer with up to four players in total. Square Enix has been saying the game will launch on February 25th but it is available for download now on both iOS and Android. Servers will be going

A New Setup – The TouchArcade Show #435

Ayyyyyyy we’re back again with another normal* episode of The TouchArcade Show. I’ve completed my move to Tennessee, and set up all my recording stuff in a slightly different way so if things sound a little different it’s either because I’m using a slightly different software package to do the podcast or because I just have way more carpet than I did before. Either way, we recap what’s been going on both with my move and with all the iOS gaming happenings (along with a few Switch stories). It’s a

TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Incredible Mandy’

TouchArcade Rating:The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to. Now, before anyone goes over-thinking this, it doesn’t necessarily mean our Game of the Week pick is the highest scoring game in a review, the game with the best graphics, or really any other quantifiable “best" thing. Instead, it’s more just us picking out the single game out of the week’s releases that we think

What Made VR Gaming Highly Popular

The ecosystem of digital game development is all about using the latest technologies to attract and engage gamers all over the world. Games, as one of the prime sources of entertainment, could be more prominent by becoming more interactive and immersive. Technologies like VR are being used widely to make games distinctive and entertaining so that both avid and casual gamers can enjoy their favorite games irrespective of time and place.In fact, with the introduction of virtual reality in the game development industry, the revenue earned has gone up considerably.

G2 Esports and AOC Continue to Stay Strong Together

We are happy to announce that we are continuing our journey with AOC as our official monitor partner. We are on a quest to bring crisp and clean viewing experiences to gamers across the globe. Both of our brands have grown massively since we began our partnership and have worked to reach esports fans across the world. Together, we launched the G2 Esports Signature Edition AOC monitor, a beautiful take on the AOC G2590PX. At major esports events around the world, fans played like the pros in 1v1s on AOC monitors.

The internet changed gaming forever. How’s player support keeping up?

“Gaming has changed,” I thought to myself as I slowly maneuvered past the young cosplayers crowding the halls at Gamescom, the largest gaming conference in Europe for players and industry professionals.I thought back to my childhood, and the games I grew up with. Mario and Sonic were still present, I could still find Street Fighter and Fallout merchandise, and FIFA 20 was, somewhat expectedly, huge. But that was pretty much it — the gaming universe I used to know, tucked in between massive displays of games I’ve never heard of.

Insert coin: Level up your player support experience

If you’re wondering if I’m a gamer, I’m not.I don’t play video games every day, I don’t crowd my mobile phone with gaming apps, belong to any gaming community, I’m not even that good at them! However, from time to time, I do play a game or two. I’ll get excited and even start screaming to the lifeless screen in front of me — and that’s when my inner gamer, dormant most of the time, comes out to play.For this reason, going to Gamescom 2018 was an entirely new experience