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

Feature By Harry Slater, 4 weeks 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…

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

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month ago
Our pick of the top iPhone and iPad game of the week - Stay

Sometimes games come along that have such interesting core ideas, it's impossible for us not to write about them. That's definitely the case with Stay, which has just landed on the App Store. In fact, it's got us so excited that we've decided to make it this week's game of the week. And now we're going to write a whole bunch of words about why we're stoked the game is finally out for mobile. It's a game about communication and connection. A stranger wakes up in a room with only an internet connected computer in it. That computer is open to a chat room, and you're in that chat room. You'll be asked questions, talk to Quinn (the man in the room), and try to figure out what's going on. The tw…

Monument Valley dev usTwo is working on two new games for iPhone and iPad

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month ago
Monument Valley dev usTwo is working on two new games for iPhone and iPad

Let's be real here, we're all on AppSpy because we love mobile gaming. And if you love mobile gaming there's a very good chance that you love the Monument Valley series of games - after all, it's a wonderful showcase for just how entertaining and powerful mobile play can be. That's why we're happy to let you know that usTwo is working on some more pocket-sized experiences. How do we know? Well it's all thanks to Red Bull Gaming, which recently released the video that we've embedded below. It's a look inside usTwo, that also reveals that the studio is working on two, as-yet unannounced mobile games. You'll even catch a glimpse of them, although don't expect that to tell you much more than th…

One to watch - Immortal Rogue is coming out for iPhone and iPad this week

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month ago
One to watch - Immortal Rogue is coming out for iPhone and iPad this week

Finding a roguelike that does things even slightly differently these days is a nice surprise. Especially if you find one that works brilliantly on mobile, and just wouldn't have the same snap and pop if it was on any other platform. Which is why we're super excited that Immortal Rogue is coming out this week for iPhone and iPad. The game is controlled with swipes and presses, and sees you controlling a vampire. While you can die, you'll resurrect eventually, hence where the roguelike concepts come in. You'll lose some of the upgrades you've unlocked, but any you pay for in blood (ooooh spooky), you'll keep. This is definitely an action-oriented experience. The violence is slick and crisp,…

The top 3 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month ago
The top 3 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

At the start of every week here at AppSpy we like to make sure that you're caught up with all of the amazing videos we've been making over the past seven days. Wait, you didn't know we have a video arm? Well we do, and it makes the best videos about mobile gaming every week. Seriously, they're great, and we're not just saying that because we're contractually obliged to. You can click here to go to the channel and subscribe - we know you want to. Like we say, we do this every week, so if you keep checking back every Monday you're going to find some of the finest mobile gaming videos that the internet has to offer. And more paragraphs like this one, which are essentially just padding because…

Why you should be playing Jaws.io for iOS and Android

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
Why you should be playing Jaws.io for iOS and Android

Jaws.io really has no right to be as good as it is. It's a movie tie-in game for a series that hasn't actually been any good for about forty years. And it's a .io game, most of which are just shovelware clones of other, more successful games. And yet, it manages to be one of the most compulsive and entertaining multiplayer mobile games we've played in a while. The first thing you'll notice when you play the game are the two distinct roles. If you're a boat you're trying to save people, and using your cannons to try and kill the titular devil shark. But when you earn enough points, or manage to kill the toothy monster, you'll become the sea-faring flesh eater. From there you need to eat as…

Our pick of the top iPhone and iPad game of the week - Linn: Path of Orchards

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
Our pick of the top iPhone and iPad game of the week - Linn: Path of Orchards

It was pretty tough to pick just one game to recommend to you this week, but since that's what we do every Thursday here at AppSpy, it seemed like it was a good idea to give it a go. We managed it too, just about - we reckon this week you should definitely give Linn: Path of Orchards a go. Why? Well for one thing it's one of the most interesting platformers we've seen on the App Store in a good long while. It takes ideas from the likes of Monument Valley, but rather than riding on those coattails, it tries something new with them. Like being in 2D, for example. You don't have any control over the world here either - it moves and changes as you dart around the tight little levels, and you n…

Legacy is the latest game from Peter Molyneux - here's everything we know

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
Legacy is the latest game from Peter Molyneux - here's everything we know

It's been announced that Peter Molyneux is working on his next game. It's called Legacy, it's being built by the team at 22Cans (yup, the same developers behind Curiosity and Godus), and while we don't know much about it right now, we thought it was important to let you know as much as we could. After all, Peter Molyneux is one of the biggest names in game development, so anything that he touches is well worth talking about. Also, Legacy looks like it might actually be awesome - a return to the games that made Molyneux such a famous name and face in the first place. What is Legacy? The game is a city builder, which is based on the first game that Molyneux ever made, all the way back in 19…

One to watch - Knights of the Card Table is coming out for iPhone and iPad this week

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
One to watch - Knights of the Card Table is coming out for iPhone and iPad this week

We really like solo card games here at AppSpy. And no, before you say anything, it isn't because we don't have any friends. It's because, more often than not, solitaire experiences offer up nifty, tactile strategy, without getting too bogged down in fiddly controls and massive maps. That's definitely the case with Knights of the Card Table, which is set to hit the App Store later this week. The game is a dungeon crawler with an awful lot of differences. For one thing, you can rearrange the cards that make up the dungeon as you see fit. Got a strong monster you need to take down in the first card slot, and a potion that's going to toughen you up in the last? Swap them round, bulk up, and giv…

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

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
The top 4 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

Did you know that AppSpy has a video channel? I'm sure you did, because you're smart and you pay attention, but just in case you didn't, you can click here to check out the channel in its entirety. It's gone through a re-branding recently, but all of the content is just as slick and red hot as it was before, so that's pretty awesome. Every Monday here on the AppSpy website we like to make sure you're caught up with all the new videos that we've posted over the last seven days. Mainly because, as we mentioned above, they're really good, and we wouldn't want you to miss out on a single nanosecond of them. So here you go, these are the best videos we created for your viewing pleasure over the…

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

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Our pick of the top iPhone and iPad game of the week - Elemancer

Card games on mobile usually fit into one of two groups - you've got the heavyweight experiences like Hearthstone on one hand, and simpler variations on solitaire like Mind Cards. Elemancer is something different though - because it tries to sit in the space between those two extremes. It really works as well. The battles here take as much from the likes of Clash Royale as they do from Hearthstone - they're short and sharp, and the moves you can make are more restricted, but that doesn't detract from the entertainment one iota. In fact the speed ramps things up quite nicely. When you're not fighting you're building up your home base. There's a mine to tap gems out of, and a variety of diff…

Everything you need to know about Revolve8 for iPhone, iPad, and Android

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Everything you need to know about Revolve8 for iPhone, iPad, and Android

Revolve8 has just landed on the App Store. It's a brand new RTS game developed by Sega, and we thought you might like to know as much about it as possible before you download it and give it a try. That's why we've written this article. If you've got any questions that we haven't answered here, and you'd like us to take a punt at them, then chuck them in the comments section at the bottom of the article. By the same token, if you've played Revolve8 we'd love to hear what you thought of the game. What is Revolve8? It says that it's an RTS, and while all of those letters are represented here, we'd actually put it in the mobile MOBA bracket. There are definite shades of Clash Royale here - fr…

Everything you need to know about The Stillness of the Wind for iOS

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Everything you need to know about The Stillness of the Wind for iOS

Every week here at AppSpy we like to give you the heads-up about a game that's coming out soon that we think you should be getting excited about. This week, we've selected the emotional post-apocalyptic goat-farming simulator The Stillness of the Wind. And we're going to tell you why. The game sees you playing as an old woman who's tending her goat farm in the middle of the collapse of civilization. The story comes to you from snatches of messages brought by a travelling salesman. You still need to feed your goats as well, and make sure the farm doesn't fall into disrepair. This is set to be a slow game, with a focus on the connections between the characters, and how they fit into the worl…

The top 3 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The top 3 videos about mobile gaming you might have missed last week

In case you hadn't heard, as well as being the best place to find the most interesting take on all the biggest bits of mobile gaming news, we've also got a YouTube channel. Every week we fill it up with the finest videos about your favourite hobby that the world has ever seen. They're polished, they're intelligent, and they don't involve anyone shouting inane things directly at you. So we thought it'd be a good idea to make sure you were caught up with the very best of them. With that in mind, every Monday for the foreseeable future, we're going to be rounding up what we think are the finest videos that have landed on our YouTube channel over the last seven days. If there's a game you'd li…

It turns out that smash hit mobile FPS Guns of Boom was almost a PC game

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
It turns out that smash hit mobile FPS Guns of Boom was almost a PC game

You've probably heard of Guns of Boom. It's one of the most exciting FPS games available from the App Store, and sees teams of players trying to take and hold objectives in fast-paced and super fun battles. Interestingly though, things could have been very different. In a case study just released by Unity. Game Insight, the dev behind Guns of Boom, explains that at the start of the game's life, it was actually being built for PC. As recently as 2015, there was a playable version of Guns of Boom, designed and built for computers rather than mobiles and tablets. The change over to mobile was made much easier by the fact that the game had been developed in Unity. That meant that when Game Ins…