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A big adventure - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
A big adventure - AppSpy's Sunday Service

It's AppSpy's Sunday Service, where we serve up 5 big stories, a game recommendation from the team, and what we'll be up to over the weekend, for you to peruse over your morning herbal tea. The Big Stories 1. Heroes and Castles 2 is dividing the Internet: is it a brilliant action RPG with tower defence elements, or just a mediocre one? 2. Currently in development, Starseed is shaping up to be a smashing little retro shmup. 3. Beast Quest is now out, and it's pretty darn good! 4. If you're looking for a mobile version of Castlevania then Sword of Xolan might have you covered. 5. OH MY GOD LOOK AT HOW LOVELY HORIZON CHASE IS! AppSpy Recommends Relentless, unforgiving, and completely…

8 hilarious hijinks from Hill Climb Racing

Feature By Ananth Shastri, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
8 hilarious hijinks from Hill Climb Racing

As far as free iOS games go, it doesn’t get much better than Hill Climb Racing. Ever since its release way back in November of 2012, this title’s been updated fairly consistently, with frequent additions (mainly new vehicles and tracks) to spice up the gameplay. But not even near-monthly updates can keep a fundamentally bad game on its feet - the action has to be good to begin with, and HCR’s physics-based motoring delivers in spades. Of course, two and a half years of bouncing along in HCR has bestowed some players with remarkable driving skills. I’ve already posted eight of the game’s most entertaining exploits below, but feel free to offer your own runs in t…

Hands-on with Skiing Yeti Mountain, where playing an awesome video game will literally help make people's lives better

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with Skiing Yeti Mountain, where playing an awesome video game will literally help make people's lives better

Hands-on with I Shot the Sheriff, where I try not to sing the pop song you're thinking of right now

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with I Shot the Sheriff, where I try not to sing the pop song you're thinking of right now

Hands-on with Hue Ball, the super chill game of OH GOD WHY DID I FIRE IT THERE AAAAARGH!

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with Hue Ball, the super chill game of OH GOD WHY DID I FIRE IT THERE AAAAARGH!

Hands-on with Towering Oceans, where some maniac is building a massive bloomin' tower on a boat

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with Towering Oceans, where some maniac is building a massive bloomin' tower on a boat

Hands-on with Sword of Xolan, a pixel-perfect looking platformer with Castlevania-esque exploration elements

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with Sword of Xolan, a pixel-perfect looking platformer with Castlevania-esque exploration elements

Hands-on with Starseed, where we look at an early build of this C64-inspired shmup

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with Starseed, where we look at an early build of this C64-inspired shmup

Hands-on with Heroes and Castles 2, where skeletons and ghouls want to wreck your spangly little castle

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with Heroes and Castles 2, where skeletons and ghouls want to wreck your spangly little castle

Hands-on with Let's Go Rocket, the hugely entertaining ride into the depths of space

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Let's Go Rocket, the hugely entertaining ride into the depths of space

What's brewing? - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
What's brewing? - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Hello, welcome, come on in! This is AppSpy's Sunday Service, where we catch you up on all the super important things that have happened in the world of mobile gaming, while you sip your Sunday morning herbal tea like a boss. The Big Stories 1. We got our hands on The Executive. 2. Stunt Wheels is a brilliant and smashy arcade racer. 3. Nitrome's latest is called Cooped Up. It looks rad. 4. Armadillo Gold Rush is an accessible and fun puzzler. 5. How gorgeous is the pixel art in Sword of Xolan? AppSpy Recommends MyIdol is kind of stupid, kind of fun, and kind of creepy. A bit like your uncle who still lives with your gran and grandad. The basic premise is that you can wrap a face a…

Hands-on with Oddwings Escape, the endless flapper with the Frankenstein-esque flying freaks

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Oddwings Escape, the endless flapper with the Frankenstein-esque flying freaks

Hands-on with Kill the Plumber, the reverse platform where you're the bad guys

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Kill the Plumber, the reverse platform where you're the bad guys

Ever wanted to make a virtual you? With MyIdol, and our guide, we'll show you how

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Ever wanted to make a virtual you? With MyIdol, and our guide, we'll show you how

Hands-on with Blendimals, where we find out what would happen if a rhino and a rabbit had a baby

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Blendimals, where we find out what would happen if a rhino and a rabbit had a baby