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Call of Duty Mobile is real, and it's coming to iPhone and iPad later this year

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 day, 5 hours ago
Call of Duty Mobile is real, and it's coming to iPhone and iPad later this year

This week, Call of Duty Mobile was officially revealed over at GDC. The game, which is being developed by Tencent and Activision, has long been mooted to exist, but over the past couple of days we finally got to see it in action thanks to a brand new trailer. That trailer shows off a hell of a lot of action in just 30 short sections, as you'd expect from the mobile version of one of the most bombastic and explosive FPS series that the console world has ever known. And pretty soon you're going to be able to get it all in the palm of your hand. Expect famous characters, famous maps, and loads of famous modes to make an appearance - there's not much point making a game based on one of the big…

One to watch - Covens is coming to iPhone and iPad this week

Feature By Harry Slater, 2 days, 5 hours ago
One to watch - Covens is coming to iPhone and iPad this week

It can sometimes feel like all the AR-enabled, location-based games on the App Store are aiming for the same audience. Not so with Covens, which is set to come out worldwide this Thursday, March 20th. And it's fair to say that we're excited to see how this one plays out. As you might be able to tell from the name, this is a game about witches. You build a character, learn some spells, and then head out into the world (literally) to try and show all the other players that your coven isn't to be messed with. There looks to be more action here than in the likes of Pokemon GO, and while it might struggle without a massive license backing it up, the slightly grittier art-style paired with the m…

Is The Elder Scrolls: Blades finally coming to iPhone and iPad later this month?

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 days, 4 hours ago
Is The Elder Scrolls: Blades finally coming to iPhone and iPad later this month?

It's fair to say that The Elder Scrolls: Blades is one of, if not the most anticipated upcoming mobile game. It's based on a massive IP, from what little we've seen it looks amazing, and it's clearly been given plenty of time to become the best game it can. Which is why we're writing this piece about its release date with some trepidation. When the game was first announced, pre-orders went live on the App Store. But the release date of the game has changed multiple times since last year. We thought we'd see it in November, we thought we might see it in December, but now we're into the third month of the new year and there's still no sign of the game. Well, that's not exactly true. The iOS…

Our pick of the top iPhone and iPad game of the week - Block Droppin' Blitz

Feature By Harry Slater, 6 days, 23 hours ago
Our pick of the top iPhone and iPad game of the week - Block Droppin' Blitz

Sometimes a puzzle game comes along that knocks you for six. Other times a puzzle game comes along and slides onto your homescreen and, almost without you noticing, becomes the kind of game you go back to over and over again. Block Droppin' Blitz definitely fits into the latter category. It's a game that's sort of two games. Your screen is split in half - at the top you've got coloured blocks, at the bottom you've got a clear space. Match a group of four blocks of the same colour and they'll drop down to the bottom part of the screen. You need to make horizontal lines, like in Tetris, to clear them from the lower portion. It's a really clever idea, and while it is another match-stuff puzzl…

Our sister site Pocket Gamer has gone hands-on with the awesome looking Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 week, 1 day ago
Our sister site Pocket Gamer has gone hands-on with the awesome looking Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Our sister site Pocket Gamer was lucky enough to get some hands-on time with the upcoming magical adventure game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. It's a new location-based game from the developers of Pokemon GO that's set in the same universe as the books and films we all love so much. Our intrepid man at the event, editor Ric Cowley, said - "Through my phone screen I'm walking around Ollivanders wand shop in Diagon Alley. I've just defeated a bunch of evil wizards and goblins in a fortress, and I've saved Harry Potter from getting the life sucked out of him by a Death Eater. This is the wonderful world of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the latest real-world game from Pokemon GO creators Nianti…

One to watch - Sprout: Idle Garden is coming to iPhone and iPad this week

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 week, 2 days ago
One to watch - Sprout: Idle Garden is coming to iPhone and iPad this week

It's not often we get excited about idle games here at AppSpy - to be honest, they're not the sort of games that are designed for anyone to get excited about, that'd sort of defeat the object of being idle. But Sprout: Idle Garden has definitely caught our attention. One of the reasons for that is how lovely it looks. It's all pastel hues and nice, kind things. It's like a warm mug of cocoa and a hug from a loved one you thought you might never see again. And there are loads of flowers too - who doesn't love flowers!?! The game sees you building your own garden paradise. You plant the flowers, you manipulate the land - this is your space, and you can tend to it as often or as rarely as you…

The top 5 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 week, 2 days ago
The top 5 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

You're almost certainly aware by now that AppSpy has a video arm. And you probably know that every week it creates some of the finest mobile gaming videos known to man. You might even know that every week we like to round up the very best of those videos to make sure you've not missed out on any of them. And that's exactly what we're going to do right now. We've got loads of reviews this week, and all-in-all we've got more awesome video fun than you can shake a stick at. So let's get on with checking out the best mobile gaming videos you might have missed over the past seven days. Superscape review This one's an interesting looking shooter, but while it's got some nice ideas, it gets fa…

Why Nintendo's LABO VR kit might be the future of mobile VR

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 week, 6 days ago
Why Nintendo's LABO VR kit might be the future of mobile VR

There are a lot of people claiming that the VR dream is dead. Here at AppSpy we're not sure that's true - the VR dream is just changing into something far more accessible to normal people. Y'know, the sort of people who don't have thousands of pounds to drop on a heavy and cumbersome pair of goggles. That's why Nintendo announcing it's going to be building a VR LABO kit is really important. It's a glimpse at the potential future of mobile VR, as well as a nod to the past. You might have thought that the Occulus Rift was going to change the world, but it turns out the Google Cardboard had already done it. That gives us a big clue as to what the future of mobile VR is going to be like. LABO…

Our pick of the top iPhone and iPad game of the week - Scorcher

Feature By Harry Slater, 2 weeks ago
Our pick of the top iPhone and iPad game of the week - Scorcher

Every week here at AppSpy we like to pick one game that came out over the last seven days that we think you should definitely be playing. And this week is no different, because we're creatures of habit. We've picked Scorcher this week, and now we're going to tell you why. The game is the latest release from Radiangames, and it's been a while coming. If you're a fan of the dev you'll know some of what to expect here - fast gameplay, a unique style, and a pretty high level of challenge. But there are some twists to the Radian-formula here that you're also going to love. Essentially the game is a one-finger racer. You're controlling a ship that's pelting down a canyon. Hit the side of that ca…

One to watch - Frag: Pro Shooter is coming to iPhone and iPad this week

Feature By Harry Slater, 2 weeks, 2 days ago
One to watch - Frag: Pro Shooter is coming to iPhone and iPad this week

Whether you like it or not, the midcore revolution is gaining pace, finding new genres and styles of play to make more accessible for players who might not have the grounding in the mechanics of gaming that more seasoned button bashers might. And Frag definitely fits into that category. The game is shaping up to be a midcore take on Overwatch. You've got a team of characters, three objectives to shoot up, and a team of foes that are trying to stop you. There are plenty of twists thrown in though, and they make sure that things stay interesting. For one thing you don't have any team mates. The other characters are controlled by the AI until you die, at which point you can choose which of th…

The top 5 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

Feature By Harry Slater, 2 weeks, 3 days ago
The top 5 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

AppSpy's video arm regularly delivers the best content about mobile gaming. That's just a fact, we're not bragging or anything. Well, we are a bit. If you've not already subscribed, you can do that by clicking here. Or, just make sure you come back here every Monday, when we'll be rounding up the best videos that we've made for your viewing pleasure over the last seven days. Today is no different, by the way. Underneath this paragraph you're going to find five awesome videos that cover a whole bunch of really awesome games, or less awesome games that we think you should be avoiding. Anyway, enough talking, let's get on with the moving images. Jaws.io hands-on We're not entirely sure how…

Immortal Rogue is AppSpy's best iPhone and iPad game of February 2019

Feature By Harry Slater, 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Immortal Rogue is AppSpy's best iPhone and iPad game of February 2019

February is over and done with. Be honest, who saw that one coming? But just because the month has ended, doesn't mean we can't take a look back at one of the games that made the past 28 days a little more bearable. And this month there could really only be one game worth a peek - Immortal Rogue. It's a game that sees you playing as a Vampire, swooshing around a series of top-down levels killing everything that moves, grabbing loot, and then retreating to your vampiric sanctuary for about a hundred years. A hundred years of game time, obviously, not real time. The game's a roguelike, so dying in a run will setback most of your progress. There are things that roll over though, thanks to the…

Our pick of the top iPhone and iPad game of the week - Rolling Sky 2: Rolling Dream

Feature By Harry Slater, 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Our pick of the top iPhone and iPad game of the week - Rolling Sky 2: Rolling Dream

We always like to make sure you're playing the best games - really, that's the point of our jobs. We're here to tell you about all the awesome mobile games that come out every week - and this week we're proper jazzed about Rolling Sky 2: Rolling Dream. Want to find out why? You'll have to keep reading then. The game is an auto-runner, but it's got so many twists up its various sleeves that it'd be diminishing it to think of it in the same terms as some other games that might fit into the same genre. For one thing, this is one of the slickest runners we've seen in a long time. The graphics are gorgeous, and the overall style is one that's both unique and dripping with quality. There's plent…

One to watch - 3eality is coming to iPhone and iPad this week

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 weeks, 1 day ago
One to watch - 3eality is coming to iPhone and iPad this week

It's not often that an endless runner comes out that we're actually interested in. It's not because we don't like the genre - it's because it's so rare that a runner comes out that does things differently. Luckily though this week is going to buck that trend, because 3eality is set to land on the App Store. What's so special about this one? Well for one thing, you're not controlling one character, you're controlling three - and they're all running on slightly different tracks. You need to keep an eye on all three and react accordingly when an obstacle pops up in one of them. We reckon it's gonna be much easier said than done though. There are some other clever ideas here too, like a charge…

The top 4 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
The top 4 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

Every week here at AppSpy we like to ensure that you're up to date with the awesome mobile gaming videos that we've made over the last seven days. And this week is no different. In fact, you're currently reading an article designed to get you caught up with all the visual treats we've been creating. Did you know Appspy had a video arm? We're pretty sure that you did, since you're a smart and well-educated sort. If you didn't, well make sure you check it out by clicking this link. You can even subscribe to the channel if you'd like, that'd make us super duper happy. Noa Noa hands-on Our first video is all about Noa Noa, which is an attempt to reinvent the virtual pet for a more modern au…