I love video games as much as the next person, but when I play I usually play on my consoles or handhelds.
When I think of video games, I don’t normally think of my phone.
I’m not sure if this is something that’s been in the works for a while, or if this is all Pokemon Go’s fault.
However, I’m sure most of you have heard by now that they’re coming out with a new Mario game as a mobile app on your phone or iPad.
Super Mario Run actually doesn’t look that bad. It looks just like the New Super Mario Bros games for the Wii U. Except it’s on a smaller screen and you play with your finger.
I was surprised it looked so good because I can’t picture a Mario game on my phone, let alone a Mario game that looks exactly like the console Mario games. Because it looks like the console games, I’m not entirely sure how easy it will be to play with just your finger. Though I’m sure they’ve figured something out.
Either way, I think I may give it a try. There’s no harm in it and it does look like it will be pretty good. I’m not sure how much the game will be, though. I assume it’s free with in-app purchases, but we’ll find out soon enough as it comes out in December.
In addition to Mario coming out as a mobile app, however, they’re also coming out with Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing.
I apologize if I sound like I’m complaining, but… Why?
Mario is the face of Nintendo, so if they’re going to make a mobile app, by all means, make Mario. But I don’t see the point of a Mario app, so I really don’t see a point to making Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing.
I mean, I can kind of see Fire Emblem because they have similar(ish) games such as Clash of Clans in the app store. But Animal Crossing? I’m very curious to see how these two games will turn out.
Of course, the release date for those games aren’t set in stone. We just know they’ll be out “before the end of March 2017.” There are no trailers or pictures.
While I don’t get it, I’ll still probably try Super Mario Run. And while I don’t get Fire Emblem or Animal Crossing even more, I’ll probably still try those games if they look as good as Super Mario Run.
What do you think about all the mobile apps lately? Will you be trying any of these games?