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The Thursday Find - Mallow Drops

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

Well would you look at that? It's Thursday already. How on earth did that happen? Oh, because of the relentless progression of time, coupled with the capitalistic structure of work and rest imposed on our lives. Fun and games. Speaking of fun and games, Thursday is when we tell you about a game that's come out this week that you definitely should play. And this week is no difference. This time around we've found you a clever and engaging puzzler with a lovely art style and some really neat ideas. But what is it? Why it's... Mallow Drops - £2.99 / $2.99 Mallow Drops is a game about controlling the scenery to collect eggs. You can either tilt or tap, whichever you prefer, to twist th…

The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - April 12th

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now - April 12th

Oh look it's Wednesday. That's nice. Er, I can't think of anything cynical or funny to say right now, so I'm just going to fill this first paragraph with explanations to that effect. Sound good to you? Cool. Well Wednesday is when we look at the best games on sale on the App Store at the moment. And so I've done that. I've put them in a list. You can read the list down there. As usual click on the name of a game to go and buy or download it. This ends the preamble for the list. I hope you enjoy the rest of the content. All the best. Hyperburner - Free Hyperburner is free!?! Oh cool. But what is it? Well it's a super fast sci-fi racer that looks absolutely gorgeous. Perhaps more importa…

Transformers Forged to Fight guide - Part 1: The basics

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
Transformers Forged to Fight guide - Part 1: The basics

How do you feel about giant robots punching the living robo-snot out of each other? You're into it? Cool, then you're probably going to love Transformers: Forged to Fight. It's a one on one brawler featuring Autobots and Decepticons from various different time-lines. But what if you want to be the best robo-battler the world has ever seen? Well you're going to need some sort of guide to help you out. Possibly a guide split into a number of different parts. Like this one. Today we're going to look at the basics of the gameplay, to make sure you're off to a good start. Come back tomorrow and we'll look into some of the slightly more confusing free to play aspects of the game. Punch, big pun…

The Tuesday best of - Sonic The Hedgehog games for iPhone and iPad

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
The Tuesday best of - Sonic The Hedgehog games for iPhone and iPad

Well, it looks like there's another Sonic mobile game on the way. I think maybe there's always another Sonic mobile game on the way. Because, y'know, Sonic. Anyway, that made me think it was high time to rank the blue speedster's mobile outings to date, and then present those findings in some sort of list form. Which is exactly what I'm going to do in a bit. As always you can click on the emboldened name of the game to download it. And if you think we've missed anything out, stick your suggestions in the comments right down at the bottom of the article. Go on, you know you want to. Sonic Dash - Free It's interesting that in the mobile gaming world, Sonic's two main attributes have been…

The best Call of Duty games for iPhone and iPad

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
The best Call of Duty games for iPhone and iPad

With King looking for developers to work on its new Call of Duty game, I thought it was high time to look at the Call of Duty games that are already out on mobile. And because here at AppSpy we're super fans of content in list form, I've decided that the best way to show you the best CoD games on mobile is with a list. A list that's going to start after the next paragraph. As usual you can click on the emboldened name of the game to go to the App Store and download it. And if you disagree with any of our choices then chuck them in the comments right down there at the bottom of the page. Call of Duty: Heroes It's Clash of Duty of Heroes With Clans. Build up your own base, people if with…

The Monday Musing - What can we expect from King's Call of Duty mobile game?

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
The Monday Musing - What can we expect from King's Call of Duty mobile game?

The big news over the last week has revolved around a job posting. Oh boo, you might say, that's not that interesting, why don't you go and write about something interesting Harry you useless sack of human garbage. Well, when the job posting was on King's website - yup, the developer behind Candy Crush, Bubble Witch, and a number of other puzzling mobile sagas - and it concerns Call of Duty - yup, the world's foremost shooty bang bang man game - then I think it counts as interesting. No, don't worry, there's no need to apologise, I'm used to the insults. Anyway, that's what this week's Monday Musing is all about. What can we expect from Candy Call of Duty Saga? Here are some ideas. It's…

The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - April 17th

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - April 17th

Oh look, it's the end of the week. How on earth did that happen? I have literally no idea. Well, I have some inkling, but it's not enough to base a hypothesis on just yet. What was I talking about? Oh yeah, Friday. Every Friday here at AppSpy we like to break down for you the five best games that came out on the App Store this week. And that's exactly what I'm going to do right now. As per usual, click on the emboldened name of a game below and you'll be taken to the App Store where you can download it. Won't that be exciting for you, you little scamps. Cell 13 - £2.99 / $2.99 A clever puzzling platformer that plays around with portals. And holes. And switches. And a bunch of oth…

Gangstar New Orleans guide for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Part 5: Hints and tricks

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Gangstar New Orleans guide for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Part 5: Hints and tricks

In this last part of our guide to Gangstar: New Orleans we're going to walk you through some of the tips and tricks you're going to need to climb to the top of the criminal ladder. Is criminality a ladder? I honestly have no idea. Anyway, we hope you've enjoyed reading through the guide, and that it's helped you chase your dreams of becoming the best (worst?) criminal that New Orleans has ever seen. That's the dream, right? Without further ado, here's some words to lead you through that final stretch. And if you've got any ideas of your own to add, feel free to stick them in the comments at the bottom of the article. Don't die It might sound like a silly thing to say, but not dying is ke…

Gangstar New Orleans guide for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Part 4: Advanced tips

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Gangstar New Orleans guide for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Part 4: Advanced tips

So you've got this far in Gangstar: New Orleans, but now you're looking for some tips and tricks that are going to push your criminality on to the next level. Well don't you worry, we're here to help. In this fourth part of our guide to Gameloft's latest crime sim we're going to look at some advanced tips to make sure that you're pushing your empire of wrongdoing in the right direction. Tomorrow we'll throw out some tips and hints to finish things off, but right now we're going to focus on making sure players who've stuck a lot of time into the game are pushing in the right direction. I mean, it'd be embarrassing if they weren't, right? Choose your battles It's important to make sure you…

The Thursday Find - Cell 13

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Thursday Find - Cell 13

Oh Thursday, you beautiful ragamuffin. What have you been doing while the other days had their turn? Maybe we'll never know. Maybe we're not supposed to know. Ah well, them's the breaks. If you've been paying any attention you'll know that Thursday is when we here at AppSpy go and find a game you should be playing this week. We call this service the Thursday Find. Because it sounds nice. Today we've got a lovely puzzler for you. I mean, it's not lovely, it's hard as nails and you'll probably scream at it a lot. But it's really good all the same. Cell 13 - £2.99 / $2.99 Have you ever wondered what would happen if Portal took place in 2D? And threw a bunch of other puzzling elements…

Gangstar New Orleans guide for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Part 3: Play without spending

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Gangstar New Orleans guide for iPhone, iPad, and Android - Part 3: Play without spending

In today's instalment of our Gangstar: New Orleans guide, we're going to look at how you can get the most out of the game without paying a shiny penny. There are a number of ways to do this, and we'll break them down for you. Tomorrow we're going to look at some more advanced tips and tricks, because that's the sort of thing we like to do on Thursday. So make sure you come back for that if you can, it'd be lovely to see you. Right now though, put your wallet away and let's pick through some strategies that will ensure you're not bankrupting yourself to be the best criminal that ever did crime. Rewards Make sure you check in regularly to get as many rewards as you can. The game isn't shy…

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

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 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, 1 month, 2 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, 1 month, 2 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, 1 month, 2 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…