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6:00 AM on 07.17.2013

App store promo nets Infinity Blade II 6M new downloads

Apple celebrated its fifth birthday last week by giving away games and apps for free. One of those games was Infinity Blade 2, and All Things D is reporting that the Epic game saw 5.7 million new players in the past seven day...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



New releases: Minis are on the Move again with Mario & DK photo
New releases: Minis are on the Move again with Mario & DK
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

It's a rather light week as there's only a handful of new releases. The biggest being Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move for the 3DS. This is an eShop only title too, which makes it an an interesting little experiment from Nintendo.

Otherwise we got Pinball FX 2 finally hitting the PC, Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS, and Monaco is finally out on Xbox Live Arcade at the end of the week.

What's looking good to you?

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7:00 AM on 04.26.2013

LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes out now on iOS

LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes is now available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. The game offers both a classic or use the new touch screen specific control scheme. You can also unlock characters the normal way or...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

5:00 AM on 04.26.2013

Transformers: Legends now out on iOS and Google Play

DeNA's Transformers: Legends is now out for free on Apple's App Store and the Google Play store. Players can build a team of Autobots or Decepticons as they go through two storylines, or fight with other people in the versus...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:00 AM on 04.19.2013

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run out now on iOS

The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles show running on Nickelodeon just got a runner style game on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch as of this week. This game sees players taking on the roles of the turtles as they outrun Kraa...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

5:45 PM on 04.11.2013

Prince of Persia 2 gets the HD remake treatment on iOS

The Prince of Persia series has been on a bit of a lull period lately. While the rumors of a next-gen Prince of Persia mull around, Ubisoft is digging back into franchise history to bring Prince of Persia: Shadow and Flame t...

Abel Girmay

4:30 PM on 04.11.2013

Gemini Rue launches on iOS devices

Gemini Rue, Joshua Nuernberger and Wadjet Eye's wonderful neo-noir adventure game, made its way over to iOS devices yesterday. It's been overhauled for the new platforms, featuring a redesigned combat system, a hotspot finder...

Fraser Brown

8:30 AM on 04.10.2013

Fist your enemies to death in Fist Face Fight

Fist Face Fight is an upcoming free Android and iOS game where you play as a fist protecting his heart from waves of ninjas. How do you protect your heart? By fisting badguys in the face! You'll be able to earn coins, perfor...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Review: BADLAND photo
Review: BADLAND
by Casey Baker

The Apple App Store seems to be filled with a glut of endless-runner/platforming games and their ilk these days. From excellent ventures such as Canabalt and Rayman Jungle Run to more suspect knock-offs (Here's lookin' at you, Ham on the Run!), the average consumer is certainly not lacking in choices for the genre.

In this over-saturated market, it takes some truly remarkable elements for a game of this  genre to thrive and stand out among its peers. BADLAND seems to be aiming to do exactly that, as the game appears at first blush to be yet another "watch the screen scroll to the left and occasionally mash at it to keep your character from facing certain doom" rehash that any iPad, iPod, or iPhone owner has played a million times before.

Fortunately, BADLAND has some really wonderful things going for it that firmly places it a few notches above its peers in this stale genre. The addictive gameplay already built into the genre is just the frosting on a deliciously deadly cake.

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6:15 PM on 03.22.2013

Delver's Drop began as a mash-up of Zelda and pinball

I am always fascinated to hear developers talk about how the ideas for their game first come into existence. Sometimes it can be a revolutionary moment of clarity where all the stars are aligned and pure wonder takes on physi...

Jason Cabral

6:45 PM on 03.15.2013

Duke's back, baby! Duke Nukem II iOS revealed

3D Realms is back, and that can only mean one thing -- Duke Nukem. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Duke Nukem II, 3D Realms and Interceptor Entertainment have announced a upgraded re-release of the '90s game for iOS dev...

Raz Rauf

10:30 PM on 03.11.2013

Jones on Fire ditches F2P model, releases on GooglePlay

Developers have always had to make hard decisions concerning the future of their products and brands. Even after weeks of planning and researching business models, what may have worked for one brand my not work for yours. Su...

Jason Cabral

7:30 PM on 03.04.2013

Donkey Kong also got ripped off for an iOS game

What was that saying again? "When it rains, it pours"? The Android developer who released a game unwittingly starring Yoshi may have been able to cover his ass -- albeit barely -- but there is no way in hell that the mastermi...

Tony Ponce





9:00 PM on 02.06.2013

After Burner Climax is jetting onto iOS

After Burner is one of those games that tickles the nostalgia bone and doesn't stop. I remember burning away hours locked in aerial combat with After Burner II on my Famicom, although I never did manage to reach the end. And...

Tony Ponce

8:30 AM on 02.04.2013

Temple Run: Oz the Great and Powerful releasing Feb. 27

Temple Run: Oz the Great and Powerful, a Temple Run licensed tie-in game accompanying the film release of the same name, has been revealed on Twitter by Disney France PR representative Cecile Fouques. It will release on Febru...

Keith Swiader

7:00 PM on 01.31.2013

Temple Run 2 becomes 'fastest growing mobile game'

Temple Run 2 has garnered over 50 million downloads since its January 17 release on iOS, setting the record for "fastest growing mobile game," developer Imangi Studios today announced. The record was previously held by Angry ...

Keith Swiader