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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



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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



Mutant Mudds will be free on iOS this week photo
Mutant Mudds will be free on iOS this week
by Chris Carter

Renegade Kid developer Jools Watsham dropped us a line today letting us know that Mutant Mudds will be free this Thursday and Friday (January 31 and February 1) for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch platforms.

You'd be crazy to pass this one up if you have an iOS device. I really enjoyed my time with Mutant Mudds, and even though I think there's room for improvement, it should tug at any retro fan's heartstrings.

Make sure you check out the page's official App Store listing tomorrow! If you don't have an iOS device, you can grab it on PC and the 3DS eShop. It's also coming to the Wii U.

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10:30 PM on 01.21.2013

Temple Run 2 has been downloaded 20 million times already

Temple Run 2, which was just released four days ago, has already been download over 20 million times on the Apple App Store. Six million downloads occurred on the first day alone. The game became the number one free app with...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

11:00 PM on 01.06.2013

The Walking Dead has sold over 8.5 million episodes

Telltale CEO Dan Connors has told the Wall Street Journal that players have purchased more than 8.5 million episodes of The Walking Dead across consoles, PC, and iOS devices since release. As the WSJ states, at $5 per episode...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

1:00 AM on 12.20.2012

Serj Tankian behind the musical score for Morning Star

Morning Star is an upcoming futuristic sci-fi shooter for iOS devices by Alex Seropian, the founder of Bungie. Much like The Drowning, Morning Star is also claiming to re-imagine the shooter genre for touch devices. It's eve...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:30 PM on 12.12.2012

Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy iOS is a free app, paid songs

From the first minute I played Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy on the 3DS I wanted it for my iPhone. I have nothing against the 3DS, but I love this game so much that I always want it with me.  It's coming to iOS, but accordi...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 12.10.2012

Pokedex for iOS launches today in US and Europe

North American and European Pokémon players with iPhones, iPads, or iPods can download Pokédex for iOS on the Apple App Store today. $1.99 gets you the full details on more than 640 Pokémon, including loc...

Dale North

12:30 PM on 12.07.2012

Square Enix offers up a holiday iOS game sale

Square Enix is set to blow up your phone with popular existing games as well as some new ones. All three of the first Final Fantasy games are sale, as is Final Fantasy Dimensions, listed for as low as $3.99 (though ...

Dale North