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Beast Quest Review

Review Miniclip.com By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Beast Quest Review

Harry from Pocket Gamer pulls on a blue jumper, grabs a slightly ineffectual sword, and has a wander through this third-person Infinity Blade-style adventure. But what does he find? He finds some crabs. And a dragon. And then some more crabs. And some fish head people. Cool, right? Eh.…

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FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper Review

Review DeNA Corp. By Danny Russell, 3 months ago
FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper Review

Our Danny takes on Final Fantasy Record Keeper, a free-to-play JRPG hybrid from Square Enix. Does it make him as high as a Cloud, or will the game face Danny's Sephi-wroth at review? Watch to find out.…

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The Witcher Battle Arena Review

The Witcher Battle Arena Review

The App Store has gone a bit MOBA mad recently. First we had Fates Forever, then Vainglory. Now we have a new pretender to the throne: The Witcher Battle Arena, a streamlined interpretation of the classic MOBA format featuring characters from the popular RPG series. But is it worth your time? Pocket Gamer's Matt Thrower reckons so. Check out the video above to learn why.  …

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Roller Polar Review

Review Nitrome By James Gilmour, 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Roller Polar Review

Dev studio Nitrome is making a bit of a name for itself. Landing on our radar last year with the excellently chilly physics puzzler Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage, the team has once again looked to arctic conditions as inspiration for its latest mobile game. This time its Roller Polar, a twitch game that all about leaping over rocks, trees, birds, and snowmen. Seriously - don't get us started on the snowmen. Pocket Gamer's Harry Slater explains why you should really consider giving fros…

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Crimsonland HD Review

Review 10tons Ltd By James Gilmour, 7 months, 1 week ago
Crimsonland HD Review

Giant spiders. Zombie lurkers. Weird greed lizard men that look like they've escaped from a particularly cheap and wonky episode of Doctor Who. You'll find all these creatures and more in the iOS port of decade-old twin-stick shooter Crimsonland. And yes, you'll get to shoot them all with a variety of weird and wonderful weapons. Check out the carnage in Crimsonland HD video review above.…

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Tail Drift Review

Tail Drift Review

We took to the skies in track-based plane racer Tail Drift to find out whether it would soar above the treetops, or come crashing down to earth. Check out our video review to find out what we thought.…

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The Silent Age Review

Review House on Fire By James Gilmour, 7 months, 2 weeks ago
The Silent Age Review

The second and final episode of the suprisingly excellent time-hopping point-and-click is here. But can it live up to it's predecessor? All answers lie in the video above.…

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Kapsula Review

Review Nicolas Saraintaris By James Gilmour, 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Kapsula Review

What do you get when you combine a futuristic arcade racer with a match-three puzzler? The answer is Kapsula, a peculiar mash-up of genres and ideas from developer Beavl Games. In addition to making you navigate your vehicle around a minimalistic sci-fi cityscape, the game also encourages you to merge with other vehicles by crashing into them. You can then create chains of colour which must be wiped out for points. Pocket Gamer review Harry Slater was a bit bemused by the game, as y…

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review

Review Ubisoft By James Gilmour, 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review

While it's fair to say that World War II has been covered from every possible angle in the gaming world, the First World War is comparatively under represented. Valiant Hearts: The Great War not only focuses on the first major global conflict of the 20th century, but does so in a far more subtle and nuanced way than your average military shooter. As Pocket Gamer's Jon Munday discovered, this point-and-click adventure uses both humour and solemnity to tell its story, a combination tha…

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Gemini Strike Review

Review Armor Games Inc By James Gilmour, 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Gemini Strike Review

While developer Cave has got the vertically-scrolling shooter market pretty much sewn up, games like Dodonpachi come with a fairly stiff price tag. Enter Gemini Stike, an arcade-inspired blaster with lots of lasers, big bosses, but zero barrier to entry. But can a free-to-play shmup really hold its own against the premium powerhouses already available on iOS? Jon Munday from Pocket Gamer thinks shooter fans may find room in their heart for Gemini Stike's old-skool charms, albeit with…

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Angry Birds Stella Review

Review Rovio Entertainment Ltd By James Gilmour, 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Angry Birds Stella Review

So here we are again. Rovio has released the latest spin on its ever popular Angry Birds franchise. This time, however, the ladies are the stars of the show, with pink bird Stella taking the starring role in a new all-female cast. As Pocket Gamer's Harry Slater discovers, though, nothing much has changed beneath the game's frosted veneer. This is still Angry Birds, albeit with no dudes and added wait timers.  Is this a feminist triumph? Or is this a slightly patronising spin-off…

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Kritika: Chaos Unleashed Review

Review GAMEVIL Inc. By Alex Beech, 11 months ago
Kritika: Chaos Unleashed Review

It doesn’t matter which of Kritika: Chaos Unleashed's colourful fighters you choose to play as. Whether you're an angry armoured warrior of powerful she-vixen, this action RPG's fluid, fast-paced combat is accessible from the word go This is largely thanks to virtual-stick and button controls that quickly become second nature. Despite only having limited offensive options when you begin, you'll soon find yourself chaining together 200-hit combos while you pirouette thr…

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Game of Thrones Ascent Review

Review Kongregate By Alex Beech, 11 months, 1 week ago
Game of Thrones Ascent Review

Game of Thrones Ascent’s premise is simple: raise yourself from the dirt of Westeros to become noble through some careful decision making and time management skills. By aiding the king you are initially rewarded a small holding to of land. Then you must then decide how you will lead your house to greatness: commit yourself to the realm, your family, or some other allegiance. Whatever your motivation, most of the decisions come with three possible options. Some of these are visib…

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout Review

Review Gameloft By James Gilmour, 11 months, 1 week ago
Modern Combat 5: Blackout Review

Modern Combat 5: Blackout is an orgy of simulated violence - short bursts of brutal, amoral slaying set to a soundtrack of bombastic Zimmer-esque strings and the metallic trill of shell casings on concrete. Like it's predecessor Zero Hour, it throws set piece after set piece at you, switching between urban shootouts, gunship massacres, sniper challenges, and aquatic escapes with the excitement of an impatient child opening Christmas presents. The controls are the familiar mixed bag o…

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Transworld Endless Skater Review

Review Supervillain Studios By Alex Beech, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Transworld Endless Skater Review

The Tony Hawk series popularised the skateboarding genre back on the original Playstation. It's twitch-based gameplay made it perfect chasing high scores with friends, but proved difficult to replicate on touchscreen. Transworld Endless Skater has taken that trick-fueled formula and strapped on a unique control system to create a skateboarding endless runner. Once rolling, your skater moves forward automatically. You can switch between three lanes by swiping the bottom-left of th…

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