ROBLOX is a Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) social gaming platform. The majority of the content within the game is user generated content, both shop items, and mini games. Users can create virtual worlds within the ROBLOX universe to create their own games. This is possible through the game's capabilities to support this content through their own developer tools. ROBLOX - a portmanteau of "robots" and "blocks" - launched in 2004. The website for the game was launched two years later in 2006. The website allows players to join games, or buy cosmetic items for their in-game avatar. Many things within the game and on the website can be purchased with Robux, the in-game currency. Robux can be earned through normal gameplay, or purchased in exchange for real money. ROBLOX offers a range of activities players can take part in. Such activities include, exploring, crafting items, gathering resources, or combat. Players can also customize their avatar - their representation in the game world. Customization options are available for the player's avatar. Various body styles and clothing can be selected - some which are exclusive to the game's store. Players can create items to sell in-game - these require Builder's Club. Builder's Club is a subscription service that allows players to create content for ROBLOX. These are typically mini games, but can also include items and clothing. ROBLOX has more than 5.4 million games available created by players. There is also 30+ million active users each month, with ~900,000 concurrent users being online at any time.
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is one of the latest mobile games created by popular company, Nintendo. It was released on November 22, 2017 and is now available for download in Google’s Play Store. In this game, players are tasked to be camp managers, where they can freely choose the elements such as furniture and amenities while also solving simulated problems. The unique thing about this new offering is the interaction of the user with animals personifying real-life campers. As the one overseeing the camp, the player is challenged to ensure that the animals have ample supplies so that they can have a worthwhile trip. This can be done by collecting food such as fruits and fish. Since the app is also played online, gamers can interact with friends and work together towards the success of their camps. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will definitely click for young audiences as it requires creativity and problem-solving skills. The creator, Nintendo Co., Ltd is an institution in the field of video game creation. It is popularly known for its iconic games that remain to be gold standards in the field, such as Mario, Legend of Zelda, and Pokemon. Today, it remains to be a household name in game consoles and is expected to excel in game development for mobile devices.