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Gemini Rue iOS

Gemini Rue launches on iOS devices


A portable neo-noir thriller
Apr 11
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... read
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Fist Face Fight

Fist your enemies to death in Fist Face Fight


So much fisting
Apr 10
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... read
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Adapt or be squished
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... read feature

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Delver's Drop

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


A brief history of Delver's Drop
Mar 22
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... read
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Duke Nukem II

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


Come get some...again!
Mar 15
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... read
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Jones on Fire

Jones on Fire ditches F2P model, releases on GooglePlay


Cats can be saved on Android devices right meow
Mar 11
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... read
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Donkey Kong rip-off

Donkey Kong also got ripped off for an iOS game


Apple's Seal of Quality
Mar 04
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... read
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After Burner on iOS

After Burner Climax is jetting onto iOS


GET READY!
Feb 06
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... read
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Temple Run: Oz the Great and Powerful releasing Feb. 27


Another licensed movie tie-in for the endless runner
Feb 04
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... read
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Temple Run 2 becomes 'fastest growing mobile game'


Some birds are pretty angry right now
Jan 31
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 ... read
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Free Mutant Mudds iOS

Mutant Mudds will be free on iOS this week


Free on Thursday and Friday
Jan 30
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 t... read
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Run run run!

Temple Run 2 has been downloaded 20 million times already


Six million downloads on first day alone
Jan 21
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... read
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The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead has sold over 8.5 million episodes


For Clementine!
Jan 06
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... read
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Serj Tankian behind the musical score for Morning Star


"Psycho, groupie, cocaine, crazy!"
Dec 20
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... read
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Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy iOS is a free app, paid songs


This could get expensive!
Dec 12
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... read
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Pokedex for iOS launches today in US and Europe


Regional Pokedexes cost $5.99 apiece
Dec 10
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... read
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Square Enix offers up a holiday iOS game sale


Final Fantasy IV coming soon
Dec 07
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 ... read
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The Drowning looks like a promising FPS for iOS


What was up with all those dead birds anyway?
Dec 06
The Drowning is an upcoming first-person shooter for mobile devices by Scattered Entertainment (previously known as ngmoco Sweden.) The often outspoken Ben Cousins is leading the development, and this early look at the game ... read
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Mutant Mudds rides a white steed onto iOS today


Quick impressions of the mobile port
Dec 06
Today is the day that Renegade Kid's Mutant Mudds slip-slides onto Apple devices. If you'd like to double dip (or triple dip), it's a paltry $0.99 on the App Store. I've messed around with this latest build to see how it stac... read
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Free Rayman Jungle Run update adds new world


Character pack also available for $0.99
Dec 06
Rayman Jungle Run is what a mobile adaptation of a console platformer ought to be. Instead of a straight port shoehorned onto Apple and Android devices, it's a standalone title that merely complements the original, with touc... read
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Oh you flirt! Mutant Mudds coming to iOS on December 6


Max and his water pistol like to get around
Nov 29
Scandalous joking aside, Renegade Kid's Mutant Mudds has indeed been popping up everywhere. There's the 3DS original, the PC update, yesterday's confirmation of a Wii U "deluxe" edition, and now news of a port for iOS devices... read
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Rockman Xover out in Japan, contains weird Legends video


We've definitely got a winner on our hands
Nov 29
I know you've been on pins and needles regarding Rockman Xover. The free-to-play iOS title is available in Japan as of today, though the Western localization is still forthcoming. Heat Man of The Mega Man Network has been pu... read
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GTA: Vice City coming to iOS and Android on December 6


10th Anniversary Edition of the best GTA
Nov 21
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition is set to come out on iOS and Android devices on December 6, 2012. It'll be going for $4.99, and will feature several enhancements such as updated character models, lightin... read
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Music get: free Bar Oasis download on Dtoid's SoundCloud


Koreans know their game music
Nov 17
We've got a special treat for you today. We wrote about the Bar Oasis 2 soundtrack in Note Worthy 005, and since that time, the team at Corners Studio has put together a special compilation album featuring remastered selectio... read
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THE END TIMES ARE HERE: Pokedex comes to iOS


Save your soul before it's too late
Nov 16
What is the status of your soul? It's time to start considering how you've lived. Look at your affairs today and get them in order. Make right with your family, friends, the world. Do what you've always wanted to do... read
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Amazing game, touchy port
When The Last Express was first released in 1997, it was considered an incredibly engaging mystery set on the Orient Express as it traveled from Paris to Constantinople on the eve of World War I. In many ways the game was far... read feature

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NYCC: The samurai bunny returns in new Usagi Yojimbo game


Happy Giant brings back the ronin warrior
Oct 13
Most people know him from his cameos in TMNT, but Miyamoto Usagi has been the star of his own comic book series for a long time. His first and only game, Samurai Warrior: The Battles of Usagi Yojimbo, came out in 1988 for the... read
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He-Man punches Skeletor's friends in new iOS brawler


By the power of Apple!
Oct 10
Sweet nostalgia is the hook by which Chillingo and Glitchsoft hope to snatch you with He-Man, a new brawler coming universally to iOS devices. It's based on the old cartoon, you see. This means I'm going to buy it. Because I'... read
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Gamemaster Howard wants you to be a 'Know-It-All'


Sep 25
Former Nintendo of America spokesman Howard Phillips has been sharing tons of goodies from his personal archives lately, and now he shares a game idea. As the original Nintendo "Gamemaster," he was tasked with knowing the in... read
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When did Ubisoft start becoming awesome again? Who would have thought the French studio would be the one to properly reinvigorate the 2D platforming genre, thus beating Nintendo at its own game? That's how I felt when I first... read feature

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Tell us your high scores in Super Hexagon!


Sep 10
So we're really going crazy over Super Hexagon here at the Destructoid offices. It's all I could talk about this weekend, and I've gotten more than a handful of fellow editors addicted to the game. Currently, the highest scor... read
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Your brain will vomit rainbows
Super Hexagon is a game that makes your eyeballs feel like they're being forcibly twisted against your will while still in their sockets. It is a game that makes your brain feel like it's being torn up and stitched back toget... read feature







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