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From Fates To Feathers: My Experience With Fire Emblem Heroes

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Fire Emblem Heroes

Being #FatesTrash, I dived into Fire Emblem Heroes with a passion from the day of its release on February 2nd. Two months in and it’s already given other gacha games a run for their money. Literally. Not only does Heroes bring together characters from almost every Fire Emblem series, but it acts as a solid introduction for newcomers to both the franchise and genre itself. While the in-game currency is a bit on the pricey side, you don’t need to spend any money to enjoy Heroes. This free-to-play game is fun, intuitive, and chockful of content. The developers clearly care about the fans and the giveaways and updates are indicative of this. If you’re looking to get into a mobile game or two, Fire Emblem Heroes may be the one for you.

Who knows? Even if the gameplay and story don’t peak your interest, I guarantee you’ll discover some new favorite characters.

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Monument Valley: A Testament to What Mobile Games Can Be

Ustwo’s Monument Valley

When was the last time you played a truly moving game…on your phone? There has been a rise, in recent years, in games that function not only as interactive entertainment, but also as aesthetic and emotional experiences – Journey, Child of Light, Transistor, to name a few – but these are often games released for consoles or computers, the traditional platforms where one would expect a beautiful and moving environment to appear. Monument Valley is a much smaller game, one that fits in the screen of your iPhone or Android phone, but nevertheless manages to pack a walloping punch that you never saw coming.

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