Formula Cartoon All-Stars review: cart race against Cartoon Network celebs

By Lory Gil on Jun 30, 2015

If you love battle race games that let you speed your way across a variety of courses while taking down your opponents, there is a new game in your future.

Formula Cartoon All-Stars is a new racer from Turner Broadcasting that puts you behind the wheel of a crazy cart. We’ve got a full game review of Formula Cartoon All-Stars for you today. Read More

 

LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham review

By Lory Gil on Jun 29, 2015

Mobile technology has advanced so much in just a few years that it is hard to believe that mobile gaming used to be little more than physics-based puzzle games and endless runners.

LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham proves that you can immerse yourself in rich gameplay with quality graphics right on your iPhone or iPad. We’ve got a full game review of LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham for you today. Read More

 

Her Story is a police procedural video game for the armchair detective in you

By Lory Gil on Jun 29, 2015

Fans of police procedural television shows now have another outlet to scratch their itch. No more sitting in front of the T.V., shouting at no one in particular about how you knew all along that the second guy they interviewed was actually the killer.

In Her Story, players take on the role of a detective sifting through archived video footage at police headquarters in attempt to unlock a mystery that is 20 years old. Put on your sleuthing cap and get ready to solve some mysteries. Read More

 

Moonlight for iOS jailbreak app lets you stream Steam games to your iPhone

By Jeff Benjamin on Jun 28, 2015

Although I’m far from being a hardcore gamer, and even less so of a PC gamer, my ears perked up when I heard about Moonlight compatibility on iOS on Reddit. Moonlight lets your stream games from your PC to external devices. With Moonlight for iOS, this means that you can stream your full collection of Steam games to your iPhone or iPad.

Moonlight itself is an open-source Nvidia GameStream client that lets PC owners equipped with the proper hardware to stream games to other computers and Android tablets. An official iOS client is coming, but you can try it now if you’re jailbroken. Read More

 

BioShock and other 2K games discounted in Independence Day sale

By Cody Lee on Jun 26, 2015

Looking to add some new iOS games to your collection this weekend? 2K can help. The publisher announced on Friday that it will be running an ‘Independence Day’ sale on some of its high-profile mobile titles over the next week.

Included in the promotion are popular sports games such as NBA 2K15 and NHL 2K, as well as the turn-based strategy hit Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2 and BioShock. The discounts range from 25% off, to well over 50% off. Read More

 

Apple removing games featuring the Confederate flag from the App Store

By Cody Lee on Jun 25, 2015

Apple has joined the likes of Amazon, eBay, Walmart and others in removing products bearing the Confederate flag, reports TouchArcade. The outlet pointed out this morning that a number of apps and games, which featured imagery of the controversial flag, have been pulled from the App Store.

Despite the fact that Apple has told developers it’s only removing titles that “feature images of the Confederate flag used in offensive and mean-spirited ways,” several Civil War-era games, which contain images of the Confederate flag for historical and educational context, have been pulled as well. Read More

 

Alto’s Adventure, Checkmark 2 and other Snowman apps are on sale right now in the App Store

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 25, 2015

Snowman, the developers behind the beautiful endless snowboarding game Alto’s Adventure (read our review), the powerful and sleek to-do app Checkmark 2 and other fine apps for your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad are having a giant sale on the App Store.

Both Alto’s Adventure and Checkmark 2 are now available with a cool 50+ percent discount while their Shifts and Circles apps have gone completely free.

As a matter of fact, Shifts has gone free for the first time since its App Store debut. Your download links and descriptions follow right below. Read More

 

Monument Valley’s ‘Ida’s Dream’ expansion goes free in a time-limited promotion

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 25, 2015

The limited-edition “Ida’s Dream” content expansion for the gorgeous puzzler Monument Valley is now available to all players on iOS, Android and Windows free of charge. Ida’s Dream is a chapter that was previously created as part of an exclusive charity promotion in Monument Valley.

Unfortunately, the RED version of Ida’s Dream will not be available unless RED wish to use it again in the future. Those who previously purchased Ida’s RED Dream needn’t worry as you’ll still be able to play that special edition. Read More

 

Summon dragons, smash strongholds and leave nothing but rubble behind in Gameloft’s Siegefall

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 24, 2015

Originally teased earlier in the month, Siegefall, a brand new multiplayer strategy game involving heroes, dragons and magic, is now available in the App Store for your iPhone and iPad at no charge.

Brough to you by Gameloft Montreal, the team behind the wildly praised Modern Combat shooter series, Siegefall sports gorgeous graphics with stylized art while striving to bring some innovation to the genre with wild controllable heroes and immense magical cards.

Players are challenged to build an army of heroes, summon dragons, conquer new lands, smash gates and leave nothing but rubble behind. Read More

 

FirstLetter review: a word game designed specifically for Apple Watch

By Lory Gil on Jun 24, 2015

Personally, I am fascinated with the future of gaming on Apple Watch. While I am interested in apps that make my life more convenient and organized, I am really excided about apps that make my wearable technology fun.

FirstLetter is a game that was specifically designed for Apple Watch. It is playable on the iPhone, but its minimalist design and simple game mechanics make it perfect for the wrist worn device. We’ve got a game review of FirstLetter for you today. Read More

 

Super Mario clone returns to the App Store as ‘Pixel World!’

By Cody Lee on Jun 22, 2015

Earlier this year, a Super Mario clone named Super Bros! made its way into the App Store. Given the company’s history of blocking and removing obvious Nintendo game ripoffs and emulators, it was surprising that such a game made it past the review team.

Eventually, though, someone at Apple caught on and Super Bros! was pulled from the App Store, but it didn’t stay gone for long. The game returned today as “Pixel World!,” with updated sounds and game assets that help tone down the whole “ripoff” vibe a bit. Read More

 

Oceanhorn, Badland and more discounted in ‘Amazing Fantasy Games’ sale

By Cody Lee on Jun 18, 2015

Gamers will be interested to know that a number of high profile iOS titles are currently on sale in the App Store. Apple is highlighting 16 games in a temporary ‘Amazing Fantasy Games’ section, which have all been discounted by at least 50% for a limited time.

The games include titles from the popular Final Fantasy franchise, the hit action-adventurer Oceanhorn, and the winner of multiple Apple design awards, BADLAND. There are also some lesser known titles, such as The Bard’s Tale, Hero Emblems and more. Read More

 

Catapult puzzler ‘Warhammer: Snotling Fling’ goes free as Apple’s App of the Week

By Cody Lee on Jun 18, 2015

Apple has just named “Warhammer: Snotling Fling” its App of the Week for this week. This means that from now through next Thursday, you’ll be able to download the game for both iPhone and iPad for free—a significant savings of $4.

Snotling Fling is essentially an over-the-shoulder take on Angry Birds, set in the Warhammer universe. Players are tasked with slingshotting hapless goblins at enemy soldiers in an attempt to stop Gorbad Ironclaw and save the Realm. Read More

 

Lead the Rebel Alliance to victory in Star Wars – Heroes Path, now available in App Store

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 18, 2015

Based on Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, the original Star Wars film, Disney’s just-released Star Wars – Heroes Path for the iPhone and iPad challenges players to lead the Rebel Alliance to victory in a series of movie-based puzzles.

The game revisits the original storyline of the Rebel Alliance’s quest to blow the Death Star to pieces and beat the Galactic Empire. In Star Wars – Heroes Path, you’ll enjoy cartoonish renditions of the movie’s iconic characters such as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, RS-D2 and many more. Read More

 

Premium turn-based strategy game starring Lara Croft previewed, hitting iOS later in the year

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 17, 2015

A stylized Tomb Raider game is coming to mobiles as developer Square Enix Montréal announced at E3 Lara Croft GO. Created by the same team that brought you award-winning strategy game Hitman GO, Lara Croft GO is billed as a ground-breaking mobile experience.

The game takes place in a long-forgotten ancient civilization and adopts a turn-based concept with exploration and puzzle solving thrown in for good measure, a recipe which has made Lara Croft, the heroine of the hugely successful Tomb Raider series, such a phenomenon in video games. Read More

 

Square Enix: ‘Final Fantasy VII’ coming to iOS this year

By Cody Lee on Jun 16, 2015

Final Fantasy VII is coming to iOS this year, reports gaming publication IGN. The outlet was in attendance at Square Enix’s E3 press conference earlier today when company executive Shinji Hashimoto announced a mobile port for the title is in the works. Read More

 

Apple Watch hacked to run native Flappy Bird clone game

By Jeff Benjamin on Jun 16, 2015

Native apps are indeed coming to Apple Watch in watchOS 2, but one developer is jumping the gun and showcasing his native clone of Flappy Bird running on Apple’s wearable. Developer Hamza Sood, who is no stranger to hacks, tweaks and leaks involving Apple products, just revealed his Flappy Bird clone on video.

Want to see what it looks and sounds like to have a game utilizing native frameworks, Digital Crown control, and speaker output on Apple Watch? If so, watch this video. Read More

 

Telltale Games announces its first ever mini-series called The Walking Dead: Michonne

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 16, 2015

Telltale Games, the makers of rather popular cinematic cross-platform games such as The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones and The Wolf Among Us, announced at E3 a brand new miniseries for the iPhone and iPad called The Walking Dead: Michonne.

Developed by Skybound and framed as the next installment in The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series, the game takes place between issues #126 and #139 in the comics series and features the particularly popular Michonne character. Read More

 

Bethesda releases Fallout Shelter for iOS

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 15, 2015

In addition to announcing Fallout 4 for the Xbox, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC coming this November, publisher Bethesda Softworks today released Fallout Shelter for the iPhone and iPad, officially the first iOS game set in the Fallout universe and the very first Bethesda title on Apple’s mobile platform.

The game puts you in control of a state-of-the-art underground Vault from Vault-Tec. Fallout Shelters challenges players to build their own fallout shelter and keep its dwellers happy and safe from the dangers of the Wasteland. Read More

 

Sproggiwood review: a roguelike of adorable proportions

By Lory Gil on Jun 15, 2015

Some of my most beloved and hated games are rogeulike. I love the adventure of crawling through level after level of dungeons, looting gold and killing baddies. However, I hate permadeath.

Sproggiwood is a roguelike that will make you want to pull your hair out whenever you die, but is too dang cute to get mad at. We’ve got a game review of Sproggiwood for you today. Read More

 
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