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Home » Articles and Reviews by 'Harry Slater'

The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - September 7th

News By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - September 7th

Friday has arrived, and with it the blessed relief of it almost being the weekend. It's pretty exciting isn't it? We've got two days off to drink away all the terrible memories of the week. Or to go out and do things that we enjoy doing with the people that we love. Y'know, if that's the sort of thing that you're into or whatever. As you're probably aware by now, Friday is when we round up all of the good games that have come out this week on the App Store. There are some pretty shiny releases this week, so picking five was actually pretty tough. I did it though, because it's what I do. It is what I do. You can click on the emboldened names of the games below to download them. And if you t…

The Thursday Find - Atomine

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
The Thursday Find - Atomine

Hello there. It's Thursday. Let's cut to the chase here. We all know what happens on Thursday. It's time for the Thursday find. So I've gone out and found something for you, and now I'm writing it down for you to read. No messing about, no long intros. Just smoking hot content. You can click on the emboldened name of the game below to download the game from that there App Store. And if you've got some suggestions for your own find, even though it won't be as good as mine, chuck them in the comments at the bottom of the page. Harry out. Atomine Atomine is a twin-stick shooter with attitude. It's got a unique visual style that makes it stand out from the rest of the top-down blasters that m…

The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - September 6th

News By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - September 6th

Oh look, it's Wednesday. What a time to be alive and for it to be Wednesday. I mean, it was always going to be Wednesday today, because today is the day that it is always Wednesday. Do you remember a time when today wasn't Wednesday? I doubt it, but I'm willing to be proven wrong, so I am. Wednesdays are when we round up the five best games that are currently on sale on the App Store here at App Spy, so that's exactly what I'm going to do right now. There are some pretty decent games going cheap this week, and I reckon there's something for everyone in this here shiny and delightful chunk of content. As is customary, you can click on the emboldened names of the games below to swoop over to…

The Tuesday Best of - Games like Destiny 2 for iPhone and iPad

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Tuesday Best of - Games like Destiny 2 for iPhone and iPad

Destiny 2 comes out tomorrow. And if you're anything like me you've been saving up your pennies for a while to get your hands on it. Well, actually, if you're anything like me you've been staring at your bank account for the last week praying to whatever dark lord you worship that your pay is going to go in soon. Anyway, what if you want something to scratch that Destiny 2 itch while you're out and about? What mobile games could you possibly purchase to ensure that you're not just staring off into the middle distance dreaming about Golden Guns and Titans? That sounds like something we could cover in our Tuesday best-of doesn't it? As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the games…

The Monday Musing - The iPhone and iPad games every Twin Peaks fan should play

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Monday Musing - The iPhone and iPad games every Twin Peaks fan should play

Well Twin Peaks finished last night. Did you watch it? I didn't, I don't really care about anything. I hope you enjoyed it if you did though, and that you're not pining too strongly for a thing now forever lost. Wait a minute though, if you are, maybe I can help? After all, Monday is when we have a muse here at AppSpy, so I guess I could have a muse about the best games to play on your iPhone or iPad if you like Twin Peaks? You know, surreal experiences with unreliable narrators that sway between kooky weird and what on earth is going on weird? I'll just do it, no need to reply. As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the games below to download them from the App Store. And if yo…

The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - September 1st

News By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - September 1st

It's Friday. That's just a fact. I don't have anything witty to say because, well, sometimes it's hard to think of witty things to say. I realise it's my job and all, but you just don't know the pressure I put on myself to be witty in these first three paragraphs. I think it's eating me alive. It's cool though, I'm going to get a big sandwich tomorrow. Meh. Friday is when we round up the best games that have come out on the App Store this week. Well, the five best anyway. Some other games might have come out, but I only have the energy to tell you about five of them. If you think some other games should have ended up on this list, why don't you tell us all in the comments below. And if you…

The Thursday Find - Smashy Duo

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Thursday Find - Smashy Duo

Oh hi there Thursday. How are things going with you? I honestly don't care. I'm really hungry and I sort of need to get all of these words written before I go to the shops. So let's drop all these niceties and get down to the nitty gritty of hot, steaming content. Every Thursday at AppSpy we choose one game that we think you should be playing this week. Just one. It's called the Thursday Find, and since we're not messing around here I'm going to get to the end of this paragraph and then write one more and we'll get all the way into the heart of it. As usual, as you know, as everyone knows, you can click on the emboldened name of the game below to download it from the App Store. And if you…

The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - August 30th

News By Harry Slater, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - August 30th

Oh hi there Wednesday. I'm super confused and I'm still pretty sure it's Tuesday. But then, yesterday was Tuesday, and I don't think days can keep going for more than one day. Like, the clue is literally in the name. If you think about it. Whatever day I think it is doesn't really matter though. Because officially it's Wednesday, and officially Wednesday is when we round up the best games that are on sale on the App Store. And there are some real gems going cheap this week. As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the games below to swoosh on over to the App Store and grab them. And if you think we've missed anything out, feel free to shout at us in the comments. Or just tweet or…

The Tuesday best of - Survival games for iPhone and iPad

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The Tuesday best of - Survival games for iPhone and iPad

It's Tuesday. It's not as hot as it has been for the past few weeks, and I'm pretty glad about that because my entire flat was starting to smell like the changing room at a lower league football club during the off season. But Tuesday is also when we round up three of the best games in a specific genre for the App Store. And this Tuesday is no different. This Tuesday we're going to look at three of the best survival games on the App Store. As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the game to download them from the App Store. And if you can think of any games that we've missed, then feel free to stick your own suggestions in the comments down there are the bottom of the article. D…

The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - August 25th

News By Harry Slater, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - August 25th

Well it's Friday, and that means two things. First I'm back at home after a trip to Gamescom, and second it's time to round up the very best games that came out on the App Store this week. After all, that's what we do every Friday. There have been some pretty big releases this week too, so this is a list that's chock full of some really rather excellent options. It's going to be a tough week for people who only ever buy one game at a time. Although I honestly don't know if any of those people exist. As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the games below to grab them from the App Store. And if you think anything is missing from the list, feel free to chuck your own suggestions in…

The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - August 23rd

News By Harry Slater, 1 month, 4 weeks ago
The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - August 23rd

Hi there. It's Wednesday. And while I might be in a different country to the one I'm usually in, that's not going to stop me from creating and publishing all of the brilliant content that you, our dear reader, expects from AppSpy. If you're new here, or you've just not been paying attention, Wednesday is when we round up all of the best games that are currently on sale on the App Store. We deliver the hot content, and then we pass the savings on to you. Or some such nonsense. As per ever you can click on the emboldened names of the games below to download them. And if you've spotted any truly shocking mammoth deals that you think should have been included on the list, make sure you chuck t…

The Tuesday Best of - SNK Playmore games for iPhone and iPad

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 4 weeks ago
The Tuesday Best of - SNK Playmore games for iPhone and iPad

Well, it's Tuesday now. Doesn't time fly. I'll let you in on a little secret though – it's actually still Monday for me, but thanks to the wonders of scheduling, I'm talking to you from the past. I guess, in a way, I'm always talking to you from the past. There's something for you to have a ponder about. Whichever way you look at it, Tuesday is always the day when we do our best-of. It's called the Tuesday best-of, after all, it'd be crazy to do it on another day. Just proper bonkers. So I'm doing it today. Or yesterday. Wow this is confusing. This week we're going to look at the best SNK Playmore games on the App Store. There's three bonafide classics here, and while they might not…

The Monday Musing - Is AR gaming the future of mobile?

Feature By Harry Slater, 2 months ago
The Monday Musing - Is AR gaming the future of mobile?

Well, Monday has stumbled over, yelling about what an amazing weekend it had. It probably didn't do any of things it's telling you, but just nod and smile and tell it that it sounds like it had a blast and hopefully it'll go away pretty soon. The only good thing about Monday is that it's when I get to write the Monday Musing, which as I'm sure you'll agree is the single greatest piece of regular content that's ever had the word Monday in its title. Don't try and think of any others, you won't be able to. Anyway, this week I'm going to have a good old muse about AR gaming. Is it the future of mobile, or is it another flash in the pan that's going to fizzle about before it's even really fizz…

The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - August 18th

News By Harry Slater, 2 months ago
The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - August 18th

Well, would you look at that. We've all made it to Friday. I'm proud of us. Especially you. Yeah, that's right, you. You know what I'm talking about. That thing? You've done real well this week, and I reckon next week is going to be even better for you. But if you want a mobile video game to set up next week for you, which one should you choose? Well, I say, why choose one when you can choose five? These five in fact. The five best games that came out on the App Store this week. You can click on the emboldened names of the games below to grab them from the App Store. And if you think I've missed anything, make sure you stick your own suggestions in the comments at the bottom of the article…

The Thursday Find - Portal Walk

Feature By Harry Slater, 2 months ago
The Thursday Find - Portal Walk

Oh look, it's Thursday. Time, as ever, is moving inexorably onwards. Soon the heat death of the universe will be upon us and then, finally, the content can stop being created. Not yet though. Not just yet. Thursday is when we regale you with the Thursday Find. It's the game we think you should be giving a go this week. If you only get one, then get this one. If you want more, then join us tomorrow when we list the five best games of the week. If there are five games worth mentioning that is. As per ever you can click on the emboldened name of the game below to download it from the App Store. And if you think we've got this week's find wrong, chuck your own suggestions at the bottom of the…