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iOS Developers Band Together For A Good Cause

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 7 months ago
iOS Developers Band Together For A Good Cause

Like some sort of guardian angel, the gaming community has often shown its dedication and compassion to great causes with a fervor and spirit that's humbling. With the recent crisis in Japan developers have banded together in order to raise funds for victims in the country and as a special offer many have decided to give their games away for free while directing people to donate to charitable organizations. AppsJP.com and iPhoneGamerUK have banded together to give codes away to those who are willing to donate and the list of available games is nothing short of impressive. Due to the serious damage caused by the earthquake and tsunami in northern part of Japan, AppsJP in collaboration wit…


Gameloft, Dungeon Hunter 2 and Discounts (oh my)

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 7 months ago
Gameloft, Dungeon Hunter 2 and Discounts (oh my)

Gameloft have recently launched a brand new promo to give their customers a chance to set the price of Dungeon Hunter 2 when it goes on discount later this week (March 12th). The catch is that the final price will be determined by the amount of votes submitted in support of the promo, with each price bracket requiring 2000 votes to reduce the price by another dollar. This does mean a bit of shameless shilling to get a better discount, but it's the jagged little pill you have to swallow if you really want the game to drop from $6.99 to $0.99. If you happen to be wired in to this crazy thing we call the Internets you might just have a Twitter or a Facebook account - heck, you might even be c…


Mission Europa - Live Hands-On Preview

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 7 months ago
Mission Europa - Live Hands-On Preview

Today we've got a special treat as Ryan Mitchell, the developer of Mission Europa has given us a sneak-peek at this upcoming title. I say 'special treat' because it's not often something this comprehensive makes its way on to the App Store and anyone craving something more substantial than the usual bite-sized games might want to take note of this title. The game itself is set on Europa (the moon orbiting Jupiter, not the tiny island near Madagascar - just to be clear) and all hell has broken loose - probably literally, but now I'm getting ahead of myself. Contact with the colony was lost and you were part of a team sent to investigate what is happening; unfortunately everyone on your ship…


Falling Fred - Live Hands-On Preview

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Falling Fred - Live Hands-On Preview

While there's not too many 'falling' style games on the App Store, it seems that they're gaining a bit of steam and Falling Fred by Dedalord games is hoping to step away from the pack thanks to its somewhat 'grizzly' style. One of the main concerns of these sorts of games is that the body you're trying to save acts as a visual blocker, preventing you from being able to make intelligent or quick decisions without placing yourself in danger. Thankfully players can literally remove the problem by breaking off various limbs if they're skilled enough to hit the traps 'just so'. Due to the gameplay requiring tilt controls the way in which I film these previews had to change slightly - leave a co…


Poker With Bob - Live Hands-On Preview

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Poker With Bob - Live Hands-On Preview

There was a point at which Poker (especially Texas Hold'em) was nigh-on impossible to avoid - but not without good reason... it's a fun game to play, especially with friends. Video games went a long way to provide an experience similar to that of playing with real people, but in many cases it either lacked personality or was intentionally obtuse to add difficulty to the game. Poker With Bob by Scary Robot strips things back by pitting you against a single opponent, 'Bob', but in a neat twist he has been professionally animated by industry specialist Dustin Adair to not only add life and realism to the character, but to provide a bit of humor as well. The game's set to launch on Friday the…


Volcano Escape - Live Hands-On Preview

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Volcano Escape - Live Hands-On Preview

After the positive comments we received from our 5 million viewers video, we've decided to stick with the format for our hands-on previews. It's great fun getting to experience a game in a live setting and while there's no-one else there to act as a sounding board, openly discussing some of the issues that crop up really helps to nail them down. Volcano Escape is an upcoming endless platformer from Bravo Game Studios set (not coincidentally) in a volcano as you attempt to (you guessed it) escape! Multiple characters are teased and unlockable by completing various challenges, some of which will require grinding, while others you're likely to obtain naturally as you attempt to climb higher.…


5 Million Views! A Special Presentation

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
5 Million Views! A Special Presentation

Over the weekend our YouTube Channel hit 5 million views and is already climbing its way to the next million views. In celebration of this momentous milestone I decided to give the community what it wanted - a live 'review'. Now this won't be a regular occurance as I don't believe it's a valid way to judge a game, but I'm sure you'll agree it has its moments and it can be fun to watch someone fail miserably without the protection of post-editing to make them look so godly! The full review of Etolis Arena will be available in the next day or so, but for now, please enjoy the rambling gameplay preview!…


FunTribe Code Giveaway and Limited Free Game Offer!

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 10 months ago
FunTribe Code Giveaway and Limited Free Game Offer!

FunTribe are no stranger to providing codes to our readers, so as a special addition to their announcement of Ms Yin & Ms Yang being free for the next three days (ending Jan 1), they have also thrown in some Doodle Lab101 codes to sweeten the deal. If you've not heard about Ms Yin & Ms Yang, you're missing out on a treat of a puzzler - check out the trailer here: iTunes Link: http://itunes.apple.com/app/mr-yin-ms-yang/id390041878 Ah, but you'll be wanting those promotional codes for Doodle Lab101 too! Well, seeing as I love challenges, we've "hidden" the codes in a super crafty location (NB, may not be terribly clever) and those familiar with our recent competitions…


Miniclip, Gravity Guy, Fragger 1.5 - Oh and Free Codes!

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 11 months ago
Miniclip, Gravity Guy, Fragger 1.5 - Oh and Free Codes!

So you may already be familiar with Miniclip and their popular physics based puzzler Fragger, but what about Gravity Guy? In what looks to be another take on games like Gravity Runner and Monorace, Gravity Guy pits players against impossible platforming situations over 30 levels. And for those of you who can't help but scratch that multiplayer itch, you'll also be able to play against your friends. YouTube Trailer: Also, to celebrate the release of Fragger version 1.5 complete with its Winter themed levels, Miniclip have three codes to give away! BUT... to make things interesting we've hidden the codes and you'll need to use a HUUUUGE amount of intuition to find where we may hav…


Free Tiptop Code Giveaway!

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 11 months ago
Free Tiptop Code Giveaway!

Good evening and good morning readers! We have the great pleasure to offer 15 lucky contestants a code to unlock game content within On5's excellent puzzle title 'Tiptop'. Also, please note that international readers are not excluded as the codes provided will work as long as you can download a copy of Tiptop from the App Store. All you have to do to enter is follow our twitter feed @appspy and retweet the following message: @appspy & @on_5 Are giving away 15 codes for Tiptop! Follow and retweet to enter, http://bit.ly/gSGpsK for more details Entries will close after 24 hours (4pm PST) and winners will be announced shortly after. Good luck!…


Robot Unicorn Christmas Coming 23rd November

News By Callum Webster, 3 years, 11 months ago
Robot Unicorn Christmas Coming 23rd November

Adult Swim are crashing the holidays early with a new Christmas themed version of Robot Unicorn Attack, due to arrive in the AppStore today for $0.99. This latest edition features the track "Christmas Time (Don't let the Bells End)" by the Darkness and features beautiful snow themed backgrounds, along with a pair of antlers and a glowing red nose strapped to Robot Unicorns head.…


Red Bull Championship BC One - New B-Boy Dance Game Released

News By Callum Webster, 3 years, 11 months ago
Red Bull Championship BC One - New B-Boy Dance Game Released

Digital Chocolate recently released Red Bull Championship BC One, bringing the B-Boy competition to the iPhone and iPad. App Info: Battle against the best of the best, pull down the coolest moves and win the respect of the crowd. Forget about gravity, let your body pulsate to the beat and take the lead with motion-captured moves from Roxrite, Lilou, Cico, Hong 10, Taisuke, Pelezino and Ronnie. Make the most spectacular moves using the special drag & hold feature on four rhythm channels and take it to the limit! Now is the time to take your place at the side of the B-Boy crews, give your best and break the boundaries, your new life in the B-Boy scene starts here! Full Version Feature…


Real Racing 2 Cinematic Trailer

News By Callum Webster, 3 years, 11 months ago
Real Racing 2 Cinematic Trailer

Firemint recently released the first trailer for Real Racing 2. The cinematic trailer introduces some new cars included in the upcoming sequel: 2010 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500, 2010 #33 Jaguar RSR XKR GT, 2010 Nissan GT-R (R35), 2006 BMW Z4 M Coupe Race Car, and 2010 Chevrolet Corvette C6.R. Info about the game is slowing coming out, with a release date hopefully being announced soon, but in the meantime checkout the trailer...…


Real Racing 2?

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 11 months ago
Real Racing 2?

So apparently this is happening - and it's surprising that something as simple as hinting at Real Racing 2 being on the horizon is enough to put me on the edge of my seat. I know I should have waited till more info was available, but tell me you aren't interested to see what the next Real Racing is going to be like! ;) More news as we can crowbar it out of Firemint.…


Gobliiins Hits the AppStore

News By Callum Webster, 3 years, 11 months ago
Gobliiins Hits the AppStore

Bulkypix has released Gobliiins; the classic Point & Click adventure, revamped and re-released for the iPhone and iPad. Checkout the YouTube preview: App Info: The Kingdom of King Angoulafre has been enjoying peace and prosperity for years. Suddenly, the king is suffering from strange pains for which there seems to be no explanation. Our three inseparable Gobliiins, Hooter, Dwayne and BoBo accept the mission of finding the Wizard Niak in order to save the king. Travel through fantastic lands to find the perfect cure to save the king of his mysterious illness. Take control of the gobliiins to solve all the puzzles thanks to their special capacities. You will rediscover th…