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The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - April 5th

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 2 weeks ago
The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - April 5th

Oh look it's Wednesday. So that means it's time to round up the best games that are on sale on the App Store right now. And looking down my list well, there are a couple of really good games going for cheap right now. As ever you can click on the emboldened name of a game to download it. And there's one game here that you absolutely should grab if you haven't already, because it's incredible. Ah, but which one? This one... Her Story - £2.99 / $2.99 A brilliant and entrancing story about a murder. But it's much more than that. Told through video clips that you watch in a disjointed order, this is a tale that twists and turns as you delve deeper into it. It's a game that's tough to…

Gangstar New Orleans guide for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Part 2: Missions, thugs and upgrades

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Gangstar New Orleans guide for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Part 2: Missions, thugs and upgrades

In this part of our guide to Gangstar: New Orleans, we're going to look at some of the different missions, challenges, and ideas that the game throws at you. Basically we want you to know what you're getting into before you're getting into it. Come back tomorrow and we'll be having a gander at how you can get the most out of the game without spending a single shiny penny. Because let's be honest now, that's exactly the sort of thing we all want to avoid. For now though, let's get a bit deeper into the comings and goings at the heart of Gangstar: New Orleans, and find out what they're all about. Missions There are two types of missions on your map, story missions and influence missions. S…

Gangstar New Orleans guide for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Part 1: The basics

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Gangstar New Orleans guide for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Part 1: The basics

So you've decided you want to be the most crimey criminal that the world has ever seen? But how to do it? Well first you're going to want to download Gangstar: New Orleans. I mean, being a criminal in the real world is super naughty. But what then? If only some kind hearted, SEO-focused soul had created a step by step guide to getting the most out of the game. Oh, wait. They have. It was me. You're freakin' welcome. In this part of the guide we're going to look through the basics of the game to ensure that you've got to grips with everything you need to know before we leap into the ins and outs of the more complex bits of the game. Shooting There are two cores of the game, shooting and d…

The Monday Musing - The best WWE games for iPhone and iPad

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
The Monday Musing - The best WWE games for iPhone and iPad

In today's Monday Musing I thought we'd have a look at the best WWE games you can download on mobile. Why did I think that? Because there was some important wrestling over the weekend and so everyone is searching for wrestling. SEO genius right here. Anyway, the Undertaker might have retired, but that doesn't mean you can't pick up one of these games and do some throws, grapples, or whatever else it is that you do when you're wrestling. I honestly don't know. As ever, click on the emboldened names of the games to download them. Oh, and if you think I've missed out a wrestling gem, which is entirely possible, feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments below. WWE Immortals - Free…

The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - March 31st

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - March 31st

Well, that was the week that was. Some games came out, Samsung announced a new phone, I ate some biscuits. Pretty hectic if you ask me. Which I notice you didn't. Anyway, our last post of the week usually rounds up the five best games that hit the App Store this week. And that's exactly what we're going to do right now. After all, we're traditionalists here at AppSpy. As ever click on the emboldened names of the games in the list below and you'll be whisked away to the App Store to download them. And if you think we've missed anything feel free to have your say in the comments below. Dynasty Warriors: Unleashed - Free A solid and engaging, free to play take on the Dynasty Warriors seri…

Gangstar New Orleans is out right now for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Here's everything you need to know

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Gangstar New Orleans is out right now for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Here's everything you need to know

Gangstar: New Orleans is the latest in Gameloft's murdery crime franchise. Think GTA on mobile and you're about half way there. Well, actually you're about all of the way there. But what do you need to know before you jump into the game's world of car-jackings, drug deals, and all manner of other underworld activities? Well, you need to know everything in the list just below. You can click on the emboldened name of the game to head over to the App Store where you can download it for free. And join us next week where we'll be going over the game with a fine-tooth comb in one of our massive guides. Gangstar: New Orleans - Free What is it? Like the intro says, it's the newest in Gameloft's…

The Samsung Galaxy S8 - What's it going to be like for gamers

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
The Samsung Galaxy S8 - What's it going to be like for gamers

Well, Samsung went right ahead and announced the Galaxy S8 last night. It's the newest in the South Korean firm's range of smartphones, and it's got a few new features that gamers are definitely going to be interested in. And a few potential problems too. Now I know we usually just cover iOS on AppSpy, but I thought that this well well worth a look all the same. After all, as the saying goes, know your enemy. Therefore I have created some list-based content for your eyes. We're also going to have a ponder about whether the phone might replace your trusty iPhone as your go-to gaming device. So, without further me typing out an intro, here's everything that gamers need to know about the Sams…

The Thursday Find - Dodge Blast

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
The Thursday Find - Dodge Blast

This week's Thursday Find is a game that, at first glance at least, might look a little simple. I mean, scratch away the surface and you'll find that the game is, in fact, pretty darn simple. It just so happens it's a lot of fun as well. It's called Dodge Blast, and it's out on the App Store right now, and it won't cost you anything to download it and give it a go. But how does it play? Well you're going to have to read the rest of the article to find out, aren't you? As ever, click on the emboldened name of the game below to download it from the App Store. Dodge Blast - Free Dodge Blast is a game that takes the inherent shape of the old school arcade shooter, strips away a good chunk of…

The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - March 29th

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - March 29th

Oh Wednesday, where have you been all my life? In exactly the same place in the middle of the week? Well I guess that makes a lot of sense if you stop and think about it. Anyway, Wednesday at AppSpy means a round-up of the very best games that are on sale on the App Store right this second. And let me tell you it was a bit of a chore digging up some of these beauties. Still, I think we've ended up with a pretty darn solid list. As per ever, click on the emboldened name of the games below to download them. Puk - 99p / 99c This is the first of two games from Laser Dog on this list. This one involves sliding pucks around a series of challenging arcade levels. It's much tougher than it sou…

Destiny 2 for iPhone and iPad won't happen, but you could play these games instead

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Destiny 2 for iPhone and iPad won't happen, but you could play these games instead

Well. Wellity wellity well. Bungie has gone and announced Destiny 2. I mean, sort of, it's shown a picture with the word Destiny and a big number 2, which could mean a lot of things. But I'm gonna go ahead and say Destiny 2 is coming to consoles this year. But console games, as we all know, are for dweebs. Mobile is where all the best experiences are at. Yup. Sure. We all definitely believe that. Move on. Nothing to see here. Which got me thinking, what games could you play on your iPad or iPhone to get some of that sweet Destiny feeling in your eyes and fingers. Since, y'know, the game is highly unlikely to ever come to mobile. So here's a list of games that might just scratch your mobil…

The Tuesday best of - If you loved Card Thief, try out these other Tiny Touch Tales games

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 4 weeks ago
The Tuesday best of - If you loved Card Thief, try out these other Tiny Touch Tales games

Oh look, it's Tuesday. At least I think it's Tuesday, I'm having a hard time keeping track of time. Hang on, let me shout out of the window and ask a passer-by... Yup, it's Tuesday, and apparently I'm an idiot. Anyway, Tuesday is when we have a look at some of the best games on the App Store. They might be the best games in a specific genre, or the best games with a particular style. This time round they're the best games from a developer. And that developer is Tiny Touch Tales. Its latest game, Card Thief, just came out on the App Store, and it's really, really good. So I thought we'd have a look at three other games from the dev that you should definitely play. As ever, click on the e…

The Monday Musing - The best console tie-in games for iPhone and iPad

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 4 weeks ago
The Monday Musing - The best console tie-in games for iPhone and iPad

Well The Elder Scrolls: Legends came out last week. It's a card game set in the super famous Western RPG universe. There are cards, monsters, and it's all wrapped up with some pleasing strategy that reveals itself as you play. But that got me thinking about big console games that have made the transition to mobile. Not ports, but games that have taken some part of their experience and transcribed that onto touchscreen. So in today's Monday Musing that's what we're going to have a look at. You can click on the emboldened names of the games to download them. And if you can think of any more, stick them in the comments all the way down there. Deus Ex GO - £4.99 / $4.99 To be honest…

The best Justice League games for iPad and iPhone

Feature By Harry Slater, 3 months, 4 weeks ago
The best Justice League games for iPad and iPhone

So the new Justice League trailer came out. It looks, er, well, this is a mobile gaming site, not a movie trailer review site, so let's just leave it at that for now, shall we? But if you're interested in DC's superheroes and you fancy playing some games on your iPhone or iPad that feature them in order to scratch that Justice League itch, well I've gone right ahead and created a list just for you. As ever you can click on the emboldened name of the games in order to be whisked away to the App Store where you can download them. And if you think I've missed any games, feel free to stick your own suggestions in the comments below. Batman Arkham City Lockdown - £5.99 / $5.99 A slick…

The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - March 24th

Feature By Harry Slater, 4 months ago
The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - March 24th

Another week rolls to its mandated end. The time for work is almost over, the time for hoping work doesn't start again is about to begin. But how best to enjoy the leisure time your capitalist masters have granted you? Well, I don't like to tell people what to do, but you could have a crack at one of the five best iOS games that came out last week. Hell, you could have a crack at all of them if you really wanted to. With that in mind, here they all are in handy list form. As ever, click on the emboldened name of one of the games and you'll be able to download it. Don't say I never do anything for you. And make sure you come back next week to rejoice in the glory of mobile gaming all over a…

Everything you need to know about Power Rangers: Legacy Wars for iPhone, iPad, and Android

Feature By Harry Slater, 4 months ago
Everything you need to know about Power Rangers: Legacy Wars for iPhone, iPad, and Android

Well, there's a Power Rangers reboot hitting the cinema soon. Because of course there is. I mean, everyone went to see the Transformers films, and quite frankly they were wobbly-camera dreck of the highest order. But hey, who am I to judge? All I know about is mobile games. But there's a Power Rangers mobile game tie-in that's just landed on the App Store. So let's have a right good write about that shall we? You can click the emboldened name of the game below to download it from the App Store. And you know what? There's a part of me that thinks maybe you should. Power Rangers: Legacy Wars - Free So what's all this then? It's a fighting game built around everyone's favourite suited-up A…