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Hands-on with The Wild, the hotly-anticipated new first person survival game

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
Hands-on with The Wild, the hotly-anticipated new first person survival game

There's no denying that The Wild is the first person mobile game on everyone's lips right now. A survival game that owes much of its design to games like Day-Z and Rust, The Wild has been in development for some time now and is the work of Toonuva Games, a tiny indie dev out of Vermont with very big ideas. How are those ideas shaping up? Here's my very early look at the game.…


Hands-on with Melody Monsters, the musical match-3 from SongHi

Feature By Peter Willington, 4 hours, 11 minutes ago
Hands-on with Melody Monsters, the musical match-3 from SongHi

We saw a bunch of games during Pocket Gamer Connects, and Melody Monsters was certainly one of the cutest. It's a match-3 puzzler to be sure, and definitely more in the Puzzle & Dragons camp than Candy Crush Saga, plus it's got really great presentation and a nice extras thrown in for good measure. Here's the lowdown.…


The 8 best JRPGs on the App Store NOT made by Square Enix

Feature By Glen Fox, 17 hours, 11 minutes ago
The 8 best JRPGs on the App Store NOT made by Square Enix

It's safe to say that Square Enix has made a lot of JRPGs. They've also put plenty of them on the App Store. Which - while great for fans of the genre - does mean that lesser known or brand new JRPGs get a bit lost amongst them. That's why I've made this list. All of these games are excellent JRPGs in their own right and shouldn't be ignored simply because they don't have the stamp of JRPG approval that being published by Square Enix comes with. 1. Symphony of the Origin - It's a safe bet that if you love JRPGs and you own an iOS device you've already played a Kemco game. Symphony of the Origin is one of their best and a great place to start for those who've yet to try…


Get a closer look at Out There: Omega Edition in the brand new trailer

News By Glen Fox, 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
Get a closer look at Out There: Omega Edition in the brand new trailer

Out There: Omega Edition is a new and updated version of the original Out There and it's headed to iOS during the first quarter of 2015. The best way to describe Out There is as a futuristic space survival simulator. Flying from planet to planet you gather resources, say a quick hi to the local inhabitants, and maybe steal a ship or two. The trailer below reveals Out There: Omega Edition in all its 3D glory. Follow the links below to get the original game right now. [App Store link] [Google Play link]…


Trivia app Reveal 2 comes to iOS and Android on January 31st

News By Peter Willington, 20 hours, 31 minutes ago
Trivia app Reveal 2 comes to iOS and Android on January 31st

Everyone loves a bit of trivia from time to time, and I reckon the reason why is that it's always nice to a) feel smart, and b) boast about being smart. Being one of those people who knows a heck of a lot about a very small number of subjects, on the rare occasions my knowledge of, say, 90s West Coast punk rock acts becomes useful, you're damn right I'm going to shove it in other people's faces. Reveal 2 is a game that'll give you exactly that opportunity. It's free to download and comes with a bunch of different packs on a variety of different subjects to get you started on the road to lording it over your mates. The game's out this coming Saturday the 31st of January on iOS and Android.…


Hands-on with The Detail, the mature crime adventure where every choice counts

Feature By Peter Willington, 21 hours, 41 minutes ago
Hands-on with The Detail, the mature crime adventure where every choice counts

We've got our hands on an early build of The Detail, a dark and gritty adventure game that'll be hitting mobiles and tablets soon. Life as a detective solving murder cases is pretty grim, as you'd imagine, but The Detail explores a number of subjects other titles dare to even touch upon. Here's how we got on with The Detail.…


3 brilliant Angry Birds-themed Rube Goldberg machines

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 day, 1 hour ago
3 brilliant Angry Birds-themed Rube Goldberg machines

If ever there was a game series ripe for the old Rube Goldberg treatment, it's Angry Birds. You've got the tense trial and error fun of physics already built right in to the gameplay, plus a target to be toppled through careful manipulation of the environment. It practically screams Rube Goldberg, does Rovio's bird-flinger. It's no surprise that other people on the Internet have though the same. Here's the best three captured on video and uploaded to YouTube. Small but perfectly formed I think Logan might be slightly spoiled That's a lot of takes…


Hands-on with Hue, the super promising indie platform that's all about colour

Feature By James Gilmour, 1 day, 4 hours ago
Hands-on with Hue, the super promising indie platform that's all about colour

In Hue you control a little person wondering about on the screen, and you also control the colour of the backgrounds they're walking past. Why is that last bit important? Because by changing the colour from, say, red to blue, you'll reveal crucial pieces of the environment to help you progress past the various obstacles standing in your way. It's a very cool idea indeed, here it is in action.…


Is David Cage's Fahrenheit coming to iOS and Android?

News By Glen Fox, 1 day, 20 hours ago
Is David Cage's Fahrenheit coming to iOS and Android?

Those old enough to have been a gamer during the PS2 and Xbox era may well remember David Cage's bizarre action-adventure game, Fahrenheit. Released back in 2005 by Quantic Dream, a recent Amazon listing has suggested that Fahrenheit might be coming to mobile this year. I'll leave it up to AppSpy's video wizard James to give you a lot more information in the video below.…


Exiles is Crescent Moon Games' mobile answer to Red Faction and is out this week on iOS

News By Glen Fox, 1 day, 22 hours ago
Exiles is Crescent Moon Games' mobile answer to Red Faction and is out this week on iOS

Formerly an Android exclusive, Exiles is making the iOS plunge this week - Thursday 29th to be precise. As our headline suggests, Exiles is essentially a mobile Red Faction with heavy RPG elements. It's been developed by Crescent Moon Games, responsible for Ravensword: Shadowlands and Aralon Sword and Shadow, so you could say that that team is well versed in bringing RPGs to mobile. Check out the trailer below for a look at Exiles in all its, quite frankly gorgeous, sci-fi action glory.…


The 8 best Western RPGs for people who don't like Western RPGs

News By Glen Fox, 1 day, 22 hours ago
The 8 best Western RPGs for people who don't like Western RPGs

For as long as I can remember, my favourite genre has been the RPG. At best you get a rich novel-length plot full of interesting characters, an action or tactical combat system, and a gorgeous fantasy world to explore at your leisure. The best part - you get to create a custom version of yourself and live out a full fantasy life within a videogame. Isn't that what games are for? It turns out that a few people don't actually like RPGs. Though puzzled at first, I eventually came to the conclusion that these sorts have three main RPG turn-offs: the length, complicated statistical systems, and a too much to see and do mentality. With these key reasons in mind I browsed the App Store RPG offer…


Fangs-on with Lamp and Vamp, where a vampire just wants some kip

Feature By James Gilmour, 2 days, 4 hours ago
Fangs-on with Lamp and Vamp, where a vampire just wants some kip

The people behind Mucho Party have a new game, and it's called Lamp and Vamp. In Lamp and Vamp you need to guide a vampire from its point of origin, all the way to its coffin, avoiding hordes of angry mobs along the way. It's impossible to get a bit of peace and quiet these days, isn't it? We saw Lamp and Vamp during the Very Big Indie Pitch at Pocket Gamer Connects in London, and grabbed some footage for you to have a peek for yourself. Lucky we used dedicated hardware to capture it, and not mirroring, eh? Because you wouldn't be able to see the main character. Because he's a vampire. … and you can't see vampires in mirrors. Oh suit yourself.…


9 must-see real life versions of mobile video games, featuring Surgeon Sim, Candy Crush, Clash of Clans, and more

Feature By Peter Willington, 4 days, 20 hours ago
9 must-see real life versions of mobile video games, featuring Surgeon Sim, Candy Crush, Clash of Clans, and more

Have you ever finished playing a game and been so into it that you can't stop thinking about it, even in day-to-day life? I have. There was a whole week after playing Assassin's Creed where every rooftop looked like a potential escape route from any angry Borgias I might run into while wondering around Bristol city centre. A bunch of other people clearly have too, as they've gone ahead and created real world versions of some of their favourite games. And these are 9 of the very best... Subway Surfers - A great video, one heck of an ending. Crossy Road - Do not try this at home folks. Angry Birds - This one gets bonus points for being interactive. Clash of Clans - I wouldn't want…


Hands-on with What on Earth!, where Trials meets LittleBigPlanet in a most spectacular fashion

Feature By Peter Willington, 4 days, 21 hours ago
Hands-on with What on Earth!, where Trials meets LittleBigPlanet in a most spectacular fashion

… and if that headline didn't grab your attention, I don't know what will. Traplight Games has combined the world creation of Media Molecule's finest hour with the very best that RedLynx has to offer, and created something unique, something all of its own. I was super excited to see What on Earth! at Pocket Gamer Connects, and I'm really pumped for the soft-launch, which should be available very shortly.…


These are my 7 favourite Crossy Road characters, what are yours?

Feature By Peter Willington, 5 days, 1 hour ago
These are my 7 favourite Crossy Road characters, what are yours?

It's a question as old as time: “what are the best Crossy Road characters ever?” Obviously I already know mine, so I've had a scout around the Everyplay archives to find them and compile this big list of videos of people winning them in the prize machine. But I don't know yours, so make sure to let me know what they are in the comments at the bottom of the page. Dragon - It's mighty, it breathes fire, and it looks awesome... what's not to like? Capybara - They have one of these in Bristol Zoo, and I'm always tempted to jump into its enclosure and hug it. Pew Die Pug - Top marks for being a pug, bonus points for being a very specific pug. Doge - Wow. So Doge. Much…