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Hands-on with Dawn of Steel, in which a government agency thinks I'm responsible enough to pilot a walking tank

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Hands-on with Dawn of Steel, in which a government agency thinks I'm responsible enough to pilot a walking tank

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What the GEOFF!? 4. Not my Nvidia Shield

Feature By James Gilmour, 1 month ago
What the GEOFF!? 4. Not my Nvidia Shield

This week, James (@Metal_Slag) introduces voice-activated assistant GEOFF to his new Nvidia Shield. Things don't go well.…

We show you how to make an online server in Minecraft: Pocket Edition, using an Android

Feature By Mark Brown, 1 month ago

Hands-on with Sonic Runners, where it's menus menus menus and then a little bit of running

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago

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Hands-on with Magic Shot, the stripped-back game of trick shots and Billiards

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Hands-on with Magic Shot, the stripped-back game of trick shots and Billiards

Hands-on with Hacha Mecha! Gremlin Wars, the Japan-only Gremlins game you'll probably never play

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Hands-on with Hacha Mecha! Gremlin Wars, the Japan-only Gremlins game you'll probably never play

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Hands-on with Heavenstrike Rivals, Square Enix and Mediatonic's new SRPG

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Hands-on with Heavenstrike Rivals, Square Enix and Mediatonic's new SRPG

Gunning it - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Gunning it - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Hello there! You're reading AppSpy's Sunday Service, the quickest way to get up-to-speed with the best mobile gaming videos of the week. The Big Stories 1. GEOFF explains Apple's decision to censor guns on the App Store 2. We had a very early look at DomiNations, a rather appealing cross of Clash of Clans and Civilization 3. Okay? may well make you fall in love with the concept of free-to-play 4. Skatelander is basically Crossy Road meets Epic Skater 5. Square Enix and Mediatonic are teaming up for Heavenstrike Rivals AppSpy Recommends Swap Heroes 2 was a bit divisive, but the general consensus seems to be that it's pretty neat. I didn't love the character swapping gameplay, but th…

Pixellated Picassos: 9 games that push the boundaries for pixel art

Feature By Ananth Shastri, 1 month ago
Pixellated Picassos: 9 games that push the boundaries for pixel art

After months of pondering, I still don’t know why pixel art is appealing to so many people. Is it the satisfying chunkiness of the images, or perhaps the detail and clever shading? While many debate the cause of pixellation’s appeal as a medium for art, none can deny its increased prominence among modern games. Here are some examples of developers who went the extra mile, producing truly sublime pixel art to enhance already excellent games. 1. Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - the best part about the graphics of Sword & Sworcery is their understated subtlety. The muted and incredibly detailed art, along with the excellent musical score, create a rather haunting and u…

Hands-on with Magic Touch: Wizard For Hire, the rapid-fire magic spell casting game from Nitrome

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 1 week ago
Hands-on with Magic Touch: Wizard For Hire, the rapid-fire magic spell casting game from Nitrome

Our 12 hour stream for GameBlast15 kicks off at 9AM UK / 1AM Pacific / 4AM Eastern on the 20th Feb

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 1 week ago
Our 12 hour stream for GameBlast15 kicks off at 9AM UK / 1AM Pacific / 4AM Eastern on the 20th Feb

Hey you! Yes, YOU! Want to come watch AppSpy and Pocket Gamer stream the very best mobile games ever made? Want to see James and I desperately try and keep it together over 12 hours of streaming? Want to donate to a flipping awesome charity? Then you'll want to join us Friday the 20th February at 9AM UK / 1AM Pacific / 4AM Eastern, because you'll be able to realise all of these very specific dreams of yours. We'll be raising money via our JustGiving page for SpecialEffect's GameBlast 15: a super charity that helps those with disabilities enjoy video games. Head on over to twitch.tv/appspy and hit the Follow button to ensure you're kept in the loop, or follow us on Twitter, or bookmark…

Guns are being censored on the App Store, GEOFF explains why

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 1 week ago

Hands-on with Prune, the beautiful upcoming indie puzzler

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 1 week ago
Hands-on with Prune, the beautiful upcoming indie puzzler

Hands-on with Stormblades, the action-heavy swipe-em-up from Kiloo and Emerald City Games

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 1 week ago
Hands-on with Stormblades, the action-heavy swipe-em-up from Kiloo and Emerald City Games

Hands-on with BlastBall MAX, the slow-paced think-em-up from the mind of Kris Burm

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 1 week ago
Hands-on with BlastBall MAX, the slow-paced think-em-up from the mind of Kris Burm