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4:30 PM on 11.18.2013

Wadjet Eye's debut The Shivah get's a re-release

Despite enjoying the recent Wadjet Eye Games adventure titles, like Gemeni Rue and Resonance, I didn't know anything about the studio's first game The Shivah until now. First released in 2006, the game is being remastered an...

Alasdair Duncan



11:00 AM on 11.16.2013

King of Fighters '97 slams its way onto iOS and Android

Joining the likes of Samurai Showdown 2, SNK Playmore has ported another one of its iconic fighting games,The King of Fighters '97, to Android and iOS platforms. Available for $3.99, the classic fighter features 35 icon...

Wesley Ruscher



2:30 PM on 11.11.2013

FTL is getting a free expansion and an iPad version

Something for everyone! For existing players of FTL: Faster Than Light on Windows, Mac, or Linux, there's the new Advanced Edition, shown above. This is a free expansion featuring new content -- mind control, hacking, anothe...

Jordan Devore



8:00 PM on 11.07.2013

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile

Seeing familiar Star Wars characters in this cutesy pixelated style from NimbleBit is enough to cut down any cynicism I might've had going into Star Wars: Tiny Death Star. We've enjoyed the studio's sim games for a while now...

Jordan Devore



4:15 PM on 10.24.2013

Rayman: Fiesta Run dated for November 7, 2013

Can the best iOS game around (sorry Infinity Blade) be topped by its sequel? If the Rayman series' recent streak is any indicator, then yes. Rayman: Fiesta Run releases on November 7, 2013 on iOS, Google Play, and Amazon's A...

Abel Girmay



1:15 PM on 10.24.2013

The Wolf Among Us is headed to PS Vita and iOS

Telltale Games is releasing its new adventure series The Wolf Among Us -- which just debuted its first episode on PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 -- to PlayStation Vita and iOS later this fall. Specifics on pricing aren't na...

Jordan Devore



5:00 PM on 10.15.2013

Angry Birds Go! is a kart racer coming this December

If M&Ms are allowed to have a kart racer, surely Rovio can try its hand at the genre free of guilt. Those angry birds are certainly iconic, and I suppose that's what matters most here. Angry Birds Go! is exactly what you...

Jordan Devore



7:30 AM on 10.12.2013

Back Lilt Line Too! get free games about music and sharks

[Update: Different Cloth has put Lilt Line and Helicoid up for free until the campaign for Lilt Line Too! ends on Satruday Oct 12th at 12:36pm EST. Tell 'em Freaky Constantina sent you.] [Update #2: Freaky Constantina has of...

Jonathan Holmes



8:00 PM on 10.04.2013

Typography fans, unite! Type:Rider comes out soon

We've seen a lot of different types of videogame protagonists over the years. There have been countless humans, several aliens, some robots, and a few simple geometric shapes. Not often do you see a piece of punctuation take...

Darren Nakamura



7:00 AM on 10.01.2013

Next South Park episode is taking a crack at Minecraft

The next videogame spoof South Park will be targeting is Minecraft. Comedy Central Tweeted out this clip from the upcoming episode set to air this Wednesday, and in it we see Randy and some other adults from South Park looking for help playing Minecraft.

Hamza CTZ Aziz



8:00 AM on 09.25.2013

Just in case: Here's a third party iPhone/iPad controller

One cool tidbit out of iOS 7's release is its support for third party gaming controllers. Logitech teased one last week, but the GameCase is one you can look at with your eyes and probably heavily scrutinize.  It looks ...

Steven Hansen



2:00 PM on 09.19.2013

Capcom announces RPG Blade Fantasia for Japan

Oh, wow! This new Capcom game from Breath of Fire's Makoto Ikehara and Ace Attorney's Motohide Eshiro is going to be ... for iOS. Shoot. Announced at the Tokyo Game Show, Blade Fantasia is a fantasy role-playing title that's...

Jordan Devore



8:30 PM on 09.13.2013

lilt line too is the next level of abstract rhythm action

[Art by Sarah Thomas] Two of my favorite WiiWare games are Art Style: light trax and lilt line (also on iOS). Both have fantastic music, abstract graphics, and easy to learn but hard to master gameplay. Also, they are b...

Jonathan Holmes



9:30 AM on 09.10.2013

Here's a better look at Trials Frontier

Trials Frontier was announced during Ubisoft's E3 press conference and here's our first real look at the game. Surprise, it looks like a Trials game. This one has a wild west setting thing going on, which is kind of funny gi...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



5:00 AM on 09.10.2013

The Rabbids invade mobile with Rabbids Big Bang

Rabbids Big Bang will see you abusing the little monsters in space. You'll launch the little suckers, then control their trajectory by using a jetpack boost along with a planets' gravity. It's a physics based puzzler basical...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



4:00 AM on 09.10.2013

Assassin's Creed: Pirates brings naval combat to mobile

Assassin's Creed: Pirates is a mobile game not to be confused with the free companion app that will be tied in with Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. This is an actual game that has no direct tie-in with the console/PC versio...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



3:00 AM on 09.10.2013

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

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 ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



4:30 PM on 09.09.2013

Mecanika wants to teach Newtonian mechanics with robots

As somebody who has had ideas for using games as tools for education, things like Mecanika are particularly interesting to me. Though physics has become more prominent in games as time has passed, developer CREO wants to uti...

Darren Nakamura



10:30 AM on 09.09.2013

Cute! Mimpi is a puzzle platforming doggy

This is Mimpi. See Mimpi run. Run, Mimpi, run! Avoid that rotten tooth that could crush you to death! Fetch the bone, Mimpi! Don't touch the starfish! Admittedly, the most noteworthy thing about Mimpi is the colorful, almost...

Darren Nakamura



12:00 PM on 09.06.2013

Call of Duty: Strike Team on iOS is a thing

Well this is something completely different. Although Call of Duty is no stranger to the mobile platform, those games usually tend to be spinoffs of existing titles. But not this week, as Call of Duty: Strike Team has deploy...

Chris Carter



3:00 AM on 09.05.2013

Watch 14 minutes worth of Watch Dogs gameplay

Ubisoft has released a 14-minute gameplay demo of Watch Dog's open world. This is exactly the same thing I got to see around E3 time, but now you can see it in action instead of reading my stupid words. So what exactly can y...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



2:30 PM on 09.04.2013

Imagination Is The Only Escape returns on Indiegogo

Many years ago, indie developer Luc Bernard conceived of a game centered on a child working to survive the holocaust by retreating into his imagination. It was once planned for Nintendo DS, but for a variety of reasons,...

Jonathan Holmes



7:37 PM on 08.31.2013

The offensive leads to the defensive in Toy Rush

One of the cutest-looking games that I saw at PAX Prime was Uber Entertainment's Toy Rush. Don't let the cuteness deceive you, though. Toy Rush is shaping up to be a surprisingly deep and fun title.  The developers...

Brett Makedonski



5:00 AM on 08.28.2013

Layton 7 for 3DS and mobile is not MY Layton

I... I brought this upon myself. I said that Layton Brothers: Mystery Room was a great game. I said it was an excellent iOS companion to the traditional Layton series. I never should have had faith that a major gaming compan...

Tony Ponce



7:00 PM on 08.27.2013

Little Galaxy planet hops on Android and iOS

One of my favorite memories of Chad Concelmo is when I stayed at his home overnight and woke up the next morning to find him playing Super Mario Galaxy, cackling hysterically to himself while he tried to make Mario orbit one...

Darren Nakamura



4:30 PM on 08.26.2013

Level-5's next role-playing game is Wonder Flick

Level-5's got a new role-playing game that has a cutesy art style (yay!) and composer Nobuo Uematsu (double yay!) but it's a free-to-play mobile title. The basic hook of Wonder Flick is that commands are issued by flick...

Jordan Devore



11:00 PM on 08.23.2013

Emperor Palpatine wants you to play Angry Birds Star Wars

Ian McDiarmid (Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars films), wants you to "Join the Pork Side" in Angry Birds Star Wars 2. Set to drop on September 19 for iOS, Android, and Windows Phones, it'll be a $0.99 app -- on Android, th...

Chris Carter



12:30 PM on 08.15.2013

Uber is trying its hand at tower defense with Toy Rush

The next game from the makers of Monday Night Combat and the upcoming Planetary Annihilation is going in an altogether different direction. Toy Rush is a card-centric tower defense title built for mobile devices. If, like me...

Jordan Devore



11:30 AM on 08.15.2013

PAX Prime's Indie MEGABOOTH will have more than 80 games

The Indie MEGABOOTH just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Topping PAX Prime 2012's 30 games and PAX East 2013's 62 games, the booth at PAX Prime 2013 will feature at least 84 different titles from more than 60 studios and wi...

Darren Nakamura



1:30 PM on 08.14.2013

Disney Infinity: Action! is an AR toy for mobile devices

  During a recent press event with Disney Interactive, I got a chance to look at how Disney Infinity will translate to mobile devices. The publisher is planning to release two separate apps, one for iOS devices and lat...

Casey Baker



4:00 PM on 08.10.2013

Bread Kitty, Knightmare Tower, Amateur Surgeon, & Nuns

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



9:20 AM on 08.09.2013

Here's the trailer for that PS All-Stars Coca Cola thing

Remember that bizarre PlayStation All-Stars Island iOS and Android App that was announced yesterday? Today it has a brand new trailer to give you a better look at the four core games that are included, as well as the "Coke C...

Chris Carter



4:30 PM on 08.08.2013

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

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...

Tony Ponce



7:30 PM on 08.05.2013

Tetris meets monster battling in Tetris Monsters

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...

Tony Ponce



10:45 AM on 08.01.2013

Savant is a dubstep bullet hell brawler with elevators

I will admit it: dubstep is one of my guilty pleasures. It just makes me want to ride on top of perilously fast elevators while firing magic missiles at monsters and dodging their seeping maws. Oddly specific, I know, but ap...

Darren Nakamura



12:30 AM on 07.30.2013

DKS's Reality Death Maze could only exist on Kickstarter

Kickstarter has changed the way games are promoted, developed, and sold. That's pretty darn great, but with new frontiers always come new questions. What does it take to succeed in market where the consumer can decide what g...

Jonathan Holmes



12:30 PM on 07.25.2013

DICE is enhancing Battlelog for Battlefield 4

DICE continues to upgrade its social service Battlelog in preparation for Battlefield 4's release later this year, and here's our look at what exactly is in the pipeline. For folks who literally can't get enough Battlefield ...

Jordan Devore



8:00 PM on 07.24.2013

Shadowrun dev builds board/videogame hybrid Golem Arcana

Jordan Weisman has a pretty impressive résumé, not only for the quality of games he has been behind, but for the fact that they have been in both the board game and videogame arenas. With titles such as Shadowr...

Darren Nakamura



8:00 PM on 07.18.2013

You need to destroy the world in Halfbrick's new game

Halfbrick, makers of hits such as Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride, and more, have just announced Colossatron: Massive World Threat. The game sees you taking control of a giant robot snake alien thing and your goal is simple: BL...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



2:30 PM on 07.18.2013

Aim to misbehave: Firefly Online announced at Comic-Con

At San Diego Comic-Con, Fox Digital Entertainment has announced Firefly Online, coupling it with the teaser video above. It is being described as a "multi-user, social online roleplaying game," and will be available for Andr...

Darren Nakamura



9:00 AM on 07.18.2013

Tactical shooter Breach and Clear out now on iOS

Tactical combat shooter Breach and Clear is now available on the App Store. The game will be going for $3.99, but you can grab it for $1.99 during the limited time launch promotion. As for the game, well, it's exactly what it sounds like. The game focuses on strategic planning and tactical combat as you bust down the doors of terrorists as Special Operations Forces. Looks neat!

Hamza CTZ Aziz



6:00 AM on 07.18.2013

Gunner Z for the iOS looks pretty damn amazing

Oh great, yet another zombie shooter. Wait, what's this? This looks pretty badass! That was pretty much my thought process as I watched the Gunner Z trailer. The Unreal powered game is the latest from developers BitMonster, ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



7:00 PM on 07.15.2013

Demon Chic dev on queer games and developing with mom

Eight days ago on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we were lucky enough to snag Mr. Michael Frauenhofer, creator of Demon Chic. I can say with confidence that there is no one else in the game development scene today quite lik...

Jonathan Holmes



11:45 AM on 07.15.2013

Angry Birds Star Wars II will use real-world toys

Rovio's tease from last week has been unveiled and it's pretty much what we expected: Angry Birds Star Wars II. Releasing September 19 for mobile devices, this sequel will span the three prequel movies and even incorporate p...

Jordan Devore



1:00 AM on 07.12.2013

You are a bird, and you must crap on people

Yes, that is the premise of Turd Birds, the newest game from 2K Games and developer Cat Daddy Games. This endless runner sees you as a bird that has to fly around levels and poop on people. You can even poop on pictures of y...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



3:00 PM on 07.05.2013

Prince of Persia 2 is hitting iOS and Android this month

Ubisoft has announced a release date for the recently revealed remake of Prince of Persia 2, titled The Shadow and the Flame, and it's coming later this month on July 25th. It'll be priced at $2.99, and thankfully, will laun...

Chris Carter



7:00 PM on 06.28.2013

The Walking Dead: 400 Days an anthology, 'like Ducktales'

The Walking Dead: 400 Days is DLC, meant to hold us over as we wait impatiently for the second season of Telltale's vaunted adventure game series, comprised of five different vignettes, each featuring a different playable ch...

Steven Hansen



11:00 PM on 06.26.2013

Free updates are in the works for Ridiculous Fishing iOS

As soon as I sat down with Ridiculous Fishing, I was hooked (ha!). Vlambeer had created something so simple, yet truly addictive and fun, and it was incredibly hard to put down. Fans now have a lot to look forward to, as Vla...

Chris Carter



11:00 PM on 06.17.2013

The Cave is coming to iPhone and iPad

Ron Gilbert's only game with Double Fine, The Cave, is bound for iOS devices this summer. Touchgen have had some hands-on time with port being handled by SEGA and say the touch-screen controls work pretty well. Pointing on t...

Alasdair Duncan



9:35 AM on 06.05.2013

Deus Ex: The Fall is a mobile title

The next Deus Ex game is a mobile/tablet title. It was developed by Square Enix Mobile Europe in cooperation with Eidos Montreal, the folks behind Deus Ex: Human Revolution. They're calling Deus Ex: The Fall an action RPG; i...

Dale North






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