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Hands-on with Super Soccer Club, Chillingo's new free-to-play footie management title

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Super Soccer Club, Chillingo's new free-to-play footie management title

Hands-on with Paradise Bay, where FarmVille meets a nice island feel

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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Want to re-watch our 12 hour livestream? You're bonkers, but here you go...

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

References from the 1980s and the 1990s - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
References from the 1980s and the 1990s - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Where can you find all of the need-to-know mobile gaming news in one easy to consume chunk? AppSpy's Sunday Service, of course. The Big Stories 1. GEOFF is not your Nvidia Shield 2. This is how you make a server for Minecraft: Pocket Edition 3. Heavenstrike Rivals is out right now, we've been hands-on 4. Want a new game based on the Gremlins movies? You'll be wanting a Japanese iTunes account then 5. There's a new Sonic game out. It's super disappointing AppSpy Recommends Of course it's AG Drive. Of course it is. We've been playing AG Drive since June 2014, after we were blown away by its superb controls, stunning visuals, and sheer sense of speed. Some people might dismiss it as…

6 superb strategy games that are sublime in short sessions

Feature By Ananth Shastri, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
6 superb strategy games that are sublime in short sessions

Sometimes you simply don’t want to spend three hours guiding a troop of fragile units past an enemy horde. It can be frustrating to lose hours of progress because of a single misstep, and nothing’s worse than having to restart a battle because you forgot to save. However, there’s no sense in completely forgoing your strategy fix - and to help you out, we’ve chosen six titles that don’t require eons per session. 1. 868-HACK - it’s hard to think of a more mechanically complex iOS title than this one - and unfortunately, that’s probably a turn-off for many mobile gamers. But unlike other titles of similar depth, 868-HACK features concise 5 - 10 minute…

Hands-on with Empires and Allies, where Command & Conquer meets Boom Beach

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Empires and Allies, where Command & Conquer meets Boom Beach

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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, 3 weeks 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, 3 weeks 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, 4 weeks 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, 4 weeks 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, 4 weeks 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, 2 months 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, 2 months ago
Hands-on with Heavenstrike Rivals, Square Enix and Mediatonic's new SRPG

Gunning it - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months 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, 2 months 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…