Available for a few days on Android and iOS, Clash Royale is the new game from Supercell, originally of Clash of Clans and Boom Beach . The studio has concocted a recipe that is simple and effective to ensure a new big box. Supercell is one of the best development studios of mobile games, which have built their reputation on a few classic tracks on many smartphones and tablets. Clash of Clans, especially, reported an average of € 4 million per day Supercell in 2015. Launched in 2013, the game brings together a community of millions of players, and even has its own fan convention, the ClashCon. The first edition was held in Helsinki in October 2015.
This year, the studio hopes to meet again success with Clash Royal , a real-time strategy that includes some graphic codes of Clash of Clans . Clash Royale offers players fighting in arenas where the units generated using maps, facing the enemies of the other side and above destroy its defences. A generally simple recipe, but still requires a great deal of reflection and strategy to achieve its ends.
The recipe for an almost guaranteed success
The Finnish studio has nothing left to chance, and based the gameplay of its game on two currently popular styles: MOBA or battle in multiplayer arena involving elements of strategy in real time – a genre popularised by such League of Legend and DOTA – and the GCC for collectable cards game , a genre in turn pushed by titles like Hearthstone Blizzard. An effective combination which, combined with a design that recalls Clash of Clans and offers visual cues available to the greatest number has everything to fly.
Not only play and win against players can scale its ranking, but it also saves new maps and evolve cards already in the deck of the player. This is, moreover, free to make up their own games to adapt to different situations. It may also buy additional content, since if the game is free to download, it is based on the famous system of freemium .
Time is money
If the gameplay quickly proves addictive, it can issue a downside however as to how to get his rewards for victory coffers obtained must, indeed, be released to be opened, and that kind of process takes several hours – often 3, sometimes 8. the mechanical set up by Supercell to get the players to the fund in order to accelerate the development of their card game – and thus their units – is particularly evident. To progress, we must be patient, and be surrounded crew through a clan, one of the studio’s trademarks.
Recognisable elements regulars mobile games, gameplay that borrows elements from popular games while making them very accessible, and a Community dimension developed around mutual aid and challenges: all ingredients that have something to do Clash Royal a mobile success this year. Supercell and does not hide certain ambitions borrowed eSports since the application includes a system replay named Royale TV, for viewing the matches of other players. Enough to satisfy the largest number.