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999: The Novel is a Choose Your Own Adventure book


Should have charged nine dollars
Mar 17
What really is a game, anyway? This is a question that bothers a lot of insecure people with insignificant things to argue about. Actually, when 999 came out on iOS in Japan we learned it had removed the "escape the room" puz... read
The original games are on GOG.com, by the way
The 60 thumbs up and over 2,300 thumbs down the announcement trailer for RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile has received on YouTube truly says it all. But let's continue anyway: this will be a $2.99 download for iPhone, iPad, and... read feature

Apple paying $32.5M to consumers over in-app purchases


Due to the FTC complaint settlement
Jan 15
Apple has agreed to provide full refunds to consumers in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Apple is paying a minimum of $32.5 million over complaints from consumers that incurred charges when kids would spend mo... read

Apple's App Store brought in $10 billion in 2013


$1 billion in December alone
Jan 07
Apple has announced that customers spent over $10 billion on the App Store in2013. App downloads reached almost three billion in December, and that alone brought in $1 billion in sales making for the most successful month in ... read
Wireless support allows for iPhone and iPad play
MFi controllers really have the ability to be a game changer for iOS devices. But they're in their infancy, and not only are a select amount of games supported, but they also have some limitations. So far, I've reviewed the L... read feature

Tomb Raider iOS

Play the original Tomb Raider on iOS for $0.99


Because why not
Dec 17
Square Enix just released the original Tomb Raider for iOS, and it's just $0.99. The old Tomb Raider games were really good, so it's tempting to grab this for this cheap. It comes with the extra chapters from the 1998 re-rele... read
Logitech iPhone controler

Logitech unveils iPhone 5 gaming controller & battery


Assuming control
Nov 20
Logitech has revealed its entry into the iPhone controller market, hinted at earlier this year, with the Powershell Controller + Battery. Now that iOS 7 comes with native support for gaming controllers, Logitech is stepping u... read

XCOM for iOS gets multiplayer, on sale for $9.99


Normally goes for $19.99
Oct 11
XCOM: Enemy Unknown on iOS has received a new update that brings in asynchronous multiplayer. Additionally the update brings in iOS7 optimization and a newly implemented leaderboard. The game usually goes for $19.99, but it's on sale for $9.99. Check out our review to see why the mobile version is worth picking up.  read
GTA V app

Don't download this GTA V app on the Android store


Shady bastards
Sep 19
With the immense and predictable popularity of Grand Theft Auto V, it's not exactly surprising that there are some less than reputable characters that are looking to piggyback on its success. That's the case with an imposter ... read

Play with the GTA V dog on your phone with the iFruit App


Plus customize your car too
Sep 16
First of all you have to read the product description for the Grand Theft Auto V iFruit App on iTunes: How would we survive without apps? Apps can transform your mobile device into essential tools like a harmonica, disco bal... read

Rayman Fiesta Run coming to iOS, Android, and Windows 8


The sequel to the best mobile game of 2012
Sep 10
Rayman Jungle Run was fantastic, and was even Apple's Game of the Year no less. So it's no surprise that a sequel is on the way in the form of Rayman Fiesta Run, coming later this year for iPad, iPhone, Android, and Windows ... read
Edo Superstar

Early thoughts on the ukiyo-e fighting game Edo Superstar


Monkey steals the peach!
Aug 14
Last week, I guided your gaze towards a Kickstarter for Edo Superstar, a mobile fighter with a Japanese woodblock carving aesthetic. It is the brainchild of Jed Henry, who hopes to translate his Ukiyo-e Heroes style into an a... read

Bread Kitty, Knightmare Tower, Amateur Surgeon, & Nuns


Four new mobile games you should check out
Aug 10
Bread Kitty by developer Bake450 is kind of like Pokemon, except it involves all real world cats. You collect, battle, and train these cats, and part of the battling system involves you equipping various types of bread aroun... read
Edo Superstar

VG woodblock artist is now making a ukiyo-e fighting game


Kickstarter campaign helps both the game and the Japanese art community
Aug 08
Last year, illustrator Jed Henry produced a line of fan art that re-imagined Nintendo characters as samurai, all rendered in the Japanese woodblock print style. His Ukiyo-e Heroes series proved incredibly popular, leading to... read
Tetris Monsters

Tetris meets monster battling in Tetris Monsters


Sure, why not
Aug 05
What genre or style of game hasn't been mashed up with Tetris yet? What about monster hunting role-playing? Let me check the list... nope! Doesn't look like it! You're clear to go! The latest Tetris variant is Tetris Monster... read

A Ride into the Mountains is a great mobile experience


Plus Dropchrod, The Drowning, Dragons of Atlantis, and Bad Traffic
Aug 02
We're back with another round of mobile titles you should take a look at. It's no easy task finding actual good mobile titles as we get a couple of dozen requests A DAY, from indies to major companies. It's no wonder many ded... read

All these id Software games are on sale on iOS


Plus some specials on Rovio games
Aug 01
If the giant Steam sale wasn't enough, then here's some more sales to celebrate QuakeCon! Every id Software game on the iOS App Store is $0.99 right now. That includes Rage HD, Doom II RPG, Doom Resurrection, Doom Classic, and Wolfenstein 3D Platinum. Speaking of iOS sales, Tiny Thief is now $0.99, and Bad Piggies is free for a limited time on iPhone and iPad. read

Here's five new mobile games you should check out


New Prince of Persia, Bloodmasque, Game of War: Fire Age, and more
Jul 26
Today a handful of interesting looking mobile games were released and instead of doing a bunch of posts, I figured I'd just round them all up. Well, at least the most interesting looking ones that were in our tips box today. ... read

App store promo nets Infinity Blade II 6M new downloads


The power of free
Jul 17
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... read
New releases

New releases: Minis are on the Move again with Mario & DK


Plus Pinball FX 2, Sid Meier's Ace Patrol, and Monaco
May 06
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 ... read
LEGO Batman

LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes out now on iOS


Superheroes on the go
Apr 26
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... read
Transformers: Legends

Transformers: Legends now out on iOS and Google Play


Transformers meets card battling
Apr 26
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... read
TMNT

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run out now on iOS


A runner game with Ninja Turtles!
Apr 19
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... read
Prince of Persia: Shadow

Prince of Persia 2 gets the HD remake treatment on iOS


All new visuals to boot
Apr 11
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... read
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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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