China's Answer to Pokémon Is... In Space

Pokémon is huge. The Chinese people love it, I love it. But with the console ban, China hasn't had any legally translated copies of Pokémon until recently, with the Chinese versions of X and Y. How has China lived without Pokémon? They created their own, in the shape of a free to play online browser game called Seer. » 11/11/13 7:30am 11/11/13 7:30am

NetEase's New League of Legends Clone Is Disappointingly Uninspired

A Three Kingdoms-based multiplayer online battle arena has long been over due. However, NetEase's attempt at creating a Three Kingdoms MOBA with Heroes of Kingdoms leaves much to be desired. » 9/16/13 8:00am 9/16/13 8:00am

This is 300 Heroes, The Most Incredible League Of Legends Clone

Last month, Luke brought us this little nugget of gold from the interwebs called 300 Heroes—a shameless League of Legends clone that offers users a chance to play as "over 300" different heroes from various intellectual properties. Despite the fact that it's such a terrible case of copyright infringement and possible… » 7/22/13 7:00am 7/22/13 7:00am

Nintendo Lawyers Leave Yoshi's Rip-Off Android Game Feeling Blue

In February I speculated that perhaps a sex and name change would be enough to throw Nintendo's legal team off the scent of Era's Adventures, an Android game starring a female dinosaur that bore a striking resemblance to — okay, it was Yoshi. I was being silly. Nothing throws off Nintendo's legal team, and so Era… » 4/24/13 3:45pm 4/24/13 3:45pm

Yoshi's Unlicensed Adventure Available on Android, At Least Until…

If you're a Hungarian Android developer looking to cut game design corners by co-opting an existing character, you might want to go a little more obscure than one of Nintendo's most beloved characters. » 2/28/13 9:55am 2/28/13 9:55am

Order & Chaos Online Is Gameloft's Answer To World Of Warcraft

Known for its shameless copies of popular games, Gameloft takes copycat gaming to a whole new level with Order & Chaos Online, a massively-multiplayer World of Warcraft clone for iOS. » 3/18/11 3:20pm 3/18/11 3:20pm

This Is Not Minecraft For The Xbox 360, But It's Pretty Close

It looks like Minecraft and plays like Minecraft, but this is definitely not Minecraft. This is FortressCraft, a cooperative block-building title coming next month to Xbox Live Indie Games. See? No relation whatsoever. » 2/22/11 3:20pm 2/22/11 3:20pm

How To Make A 3D Paper-Clone of Yourself for Under $40

There are situations in life that call for a clone. But unless you're a mad scientist with a secret lab in your basement, a 3D paper-clone like this is the closest you'll ever get to pulling off that insurance scam. » 7/16/10 8:27am 7/16/10 8:27am