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Home » Articles and Reviews by 'Harry Slater'

Does not Commute iPad Review

Review Mediocre AB By Harry Slater, 3 days, 9 hours ago
Does not Commute iPad Review

What's more difficult than driving through rush hour traffic? Driving through temporally shifted rush hour traffic before a clock ticks down. That's the basis of Does not Commute, but is it any good? Harry from Pocket Gamer slips on his driving gloves and takes us for a spin. Or 12 spins and a number of crashes.…

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Halo: Spartan Strike iPad Review

Review Microsoft Corporation By Harry Slater, 5 days, 14 hours ago
Halo: Spartan Strike iPad Review

What happens when Halo comes to iOS? Halo: Spartan Strike is what happens. But is the top-down twin-stick shooter worthy of Master Chief's legacy? Harry from Pocket Gamer grabs a battle rifle and finds that yes, yes it is.…

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Lost Within iPad Review

Review Amazon Game Studios By Harry Slater, 6 days, 11 hours ago
Lost Within iPad Review

What happens when Pocket Gamer's Harry Slater wanders into an insane asylum with nothing but his wits to protect him? Mild ambivalence and weird backpack monsters if Lost Within is anything to go by. Watch the video to find out whether that's a good thing. …

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Someone else should have done it - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 week, 1 day ago
Someone else should have done it - AppSpy's Sunday Service

It's Sunday, and that can only mean one thing! I've got a hangover. But that's fine, because I wrote this post on Friday, so it's not going to affect my ability to type up words good. Wheeeeeee! Here's what happened this week. The Big Stories 1. We went hands-on with Sorcery 3 from gamebook legends Inkle. We liked it. You might like it too, so go watch it. 2. We also got our grubby mitts on Operation Dracula. Don't worry, you don't have to say fangs. 3. You want more!?! Fine, we rubbed sweaty men up against one another in non-sexy combat in WWE 2K. 4. And after that, or, more chronologically accurately, before that, we shot a T-Rex in the face in Lara Croft: Relic Run. 5. More!?! MORE!…

Implosion - Never Lose Hope iPad Review

Review Rayark Inc. By Harry Slater, 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Implosion - Never Lose Hope iPad Review

Implosion - Never Lose Hope sees you stomping through a ravaged earth slicing up monsters in a super-powered mech suit. What's better than that? According to Harry from Pocket Gamer, not much at all.…

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Tiny Dangerous Dungeons iPad Review

Tiny Dangerous Dungeons iPad Review

Tiny Dangerous Dungeons is a retro-looking platformer with a mean streak and a serious sense of charm. But is that enough to make you download it. Harry from Pocket Gamer puts on his old-school shoes and slips into the past to find out.…

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Dungeon Hunter 5 iPad Review

Review Gameloft By Harry Slater, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Dungeon Hunter 5 iPad Review

Do you want to mash things in the face with a big sword? Do you like not really having to think about anything ever? Then Dungeon Hunter 5 could well be the game for you. And in this video Harry from Pocket Gamer takes you on a review-y tour of the perfectly adequate hack-and-slasher.…

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Jump'N'Shoot Attack iPad Review

Review Fullscreen, Inc. By Harry Slater, 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Jump'N'Shoot Attack iPad Review

Harry from Pocket Gamer straps on a jet pack and shoots some angry mutants in this retro-tastic two-touch blast from the past. But are rose tinted spectacles enough to get him through? Yeah, probably.…

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Adventures of Poco Eco - Lost Sounds iPad Review

Adventures of Poco Eco - Lost Sounds iPad Review

Poco Eco is one of those games that's not really that much of a game. It's stunning and chirpy, and features a mesmerising soundtrack. But is that enough to really recommend it? Harry from Pocket Gamer thinks so, and James agrees, mainly because he's reading Harry's review.…

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Stormblades iPad Review

Review Kiloo By Harry Slater, 1 month ago
Stormblades iPad Review

Stormblades takes the Infinity Blade template, shakes it up a bit, adds some sort of auto-running sections, and wraps everything up in a free to play model. But is that enough? In this video James uses his voice to tell you that Harry from Pocket Gamer thinks it just about is.…

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AG Drive iPad Review

Review ZORG By Harry Slater, 2 months ago
AG Drive iPad Review

AG Drive is the latest in a long line of swooshy swoopy futuristic racers to hit the App Store, but can it succeed where so many others have failed. Yes, says Harry from Pocket Gamer. Yes it can.…

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GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES iPad Review

Review SNK PLAYMORE By Harry Slater, 2 months ago
GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES iPad Review

Can a classic 2D pugilism sim really work on a touchscreen device? Can you pull off a dragon punch input when there's nothing telling your finger when to stop? Is it really possible to punch a 2D sprite so hard its head falls off? Harry from Pocket Gamer strives to answer these questions and more in this video review of legendary SNK brawler Garou: Mark of the Wolves.…

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Tempo™ iPad Review

Review WARCHEST LIMITED By Harry Slater, 2 months, 1 week ago
Tempo™ iPad Review

Tempo is a shooter with a twist. The twist is that it's not really a shooter. I mean, shooting happens. There's definitely shooting involved, but rather than pulling the trigger you're tapping along to various quick time events in order to get rid of the bad guys. Does it actually work? Yes, yes it does, and in the video above Pocket Gamer's Harry Slater will explain why.…

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Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect iPad Review

Review Orpheus Interactive Inc. By Harry Slater, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect iPad Review

The Sons of Anarchy TV show might have come to a miserable end, but Orpheus Interactive has released Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect, a grim and gritty adventure game set in the same universe. There are bikes, there are swear words, and there are cringe-worthy speeches about honour and loyalty. But is it actually any cop? Pocket Gamer's Harry Slater reckons not. Have a gander at the video above to find out why.…

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Angry Birds film on the way in 2016

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 11 months ago
Angry Birds film on the way in 2016

Angry Birds the Movie is on the way. Yeah, you read that right. A feature length, animated movie starring everyone's favourite mute avians is set to hit cinemas in 2016, after Sony bought the rights to Rovio's bird flinging mobile games. According to Gamespot, Iron Man producer David Maisel is attached to the film as executive producer, and John Cohen, whose credits include Despicable Me, is on board as a producer. Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton had the following to say about the deal: "We're thrilled to be distributing this film and we hope this is just the beginning of what will be a long relationship with Rovio as we look for ways to work on future projects together." So it looks li…