: Social games giant Zynga has earned itself quite the reputation as a copycat development
over the years, and its latest release for smartphones isn't doing anything to quell that notoriety.
is a Japanese monster battle, now translated into English, that plays like a cross between Pokemon
and recent card collecting games like the popular Rage of Bahamut
Players collect monsters and items, fuse the monsters together to build as powerful a team as possible, then put the creatures into battle with other players. While the visuals, creature types and certain gameplay elements may echo elements from Pokemon
, the action itself is far more comparable with Rage of Bahamut
, as battles play out automatically.
Zynga got itself into trouble recently over copycat claims, as Electronic Arts filed a copyright infringement suit
against the company following the launch of its The Ville