Super Cat Tales: The Deceptively Cute Mobile Game for “Hardcore” Gamers

Super Cat Tales: The Deceptively Cute Mobile Game for “Hardcore” Gamers

Super Cat Tales, also known as Super Cat Bros on Android, is a series of mobile platforming games that I found when the second game was featured as the Game of the Day in the App Store’s “action” section. A brightly colored game featuring cats running around, driving tanks, dodging giant fish, braving sandstorms, and all the like in various Mario– and Kirby-esque environments. It all looked pretty rad. I was especially interested in not just the reviews praising how ads were kept to a minimum, but also the Game of the Day writeup’s focus on retro inspiration and ’90s platformer nostalgia. (more…)

GYGO: Support Queer, Trans, and Indigenous People This Pride Month

GYGO: Support Queer, Trans, and Indigenous People This Pride Month

(Content warning: mentions of racism, queer- and transphobia, antisemitism, including one queerphobic slur in the Quantic Dream section and mention of queerphobic, racist violence in the Pride Month bundles section.)

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On! My name is Zainabb and I will always laugh at David Cage’s tears. Check out the great bundles listed below to directly support queer, trans, and BIPOC creators this month, and keep that solidarity going all year round. Here’s this week’s gaming news.

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November Roundtable: Gaming at Family Gatherings

November Roundtable: Gaming at Family Gatherings

Believe it or not, we’ve entered the holiday season. Though family gatherings will likely be different this year, we’re bringing you some practical advice for socializing through games because that’s what we do best. (more…)

Review: Dream Detective is Cute Eye Candy But Suffers from Mobile Fatigue

Review: Dream Detective is Cute Eye Candy But Suffers from Mobile Fatigue

When the Time Crystal was shattered into pieces by unknown attackers, Dream Land plunged into chaos. Unexpectedly finding herself in this world, it is up to Allie, a tiny detective with a big heart, to restore what has been lost. Dream Detective is a hidden-object game featuring highly illustrative maps that players must thoroughly scan to find what has been asked of them. This review will specifically talk about the game’s mobile version. (more…)

Mobile Jargon: What They Say Versus What They Mean

Mobile Jargon: What They Say Versus What They Mean

There’s a lot of games to be found in the mobile market. One could spend days and days in the Google Play Store, looking at the same few dozen games being recommended over and over again I MEAN the wealth of games to be offered! But how can you tell which extravagant splash of color will scratch your mobile itch, when most mobile game descriptions are hidden behind a “read more”? Ain’t nobody got time for that. Well, since I love you, here is a handy-dandy guide to some of the most common games you’ll see.

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