Games on the Apple Watch
Watching the Apple event live stream yesterday, my mind turned to the gaming opportunities of the new Apple Watch. At one point, the CEO of Niantic demoed an upcoming update to Pokemon Go: players will be able to be notified of Pokemon nearby, as well as activate PokeStops. These notifications are absent from the game thus far.
With an improved processor, as well as built in GPS, this may be the update that allows for the first watch-friendly, hit game.
He-Man Tappers of Grayskull
Why Play? If you’re at all into tapper games or He-Man, it’s a load of fun. All of the core mechanics expected for the genre are in place with the addition of chibi style He-Man characters. Players recruit and upgrade Masters of the Universe as DPS, upgrade He-Man, and most importantly summon Battle-Cat.
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