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OS 4.0, Game Center and Developers (Oh My).

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 6 months ago
OS 4.0, Game Center and Developers (Oh My).

The much anticipated OS 4.0 keynote speech has left the industry in a whirlwind of talk, cluttering blogs, twitter and just about any other social feed you can get your hands on. There's an overwhelmingly positive reaction to the changes that have been discussed, but just what can people expect when 4.0 hits? Live coverage of the event has wrapped up and as to be expected, audiences were left slightly awed by the promises Apple have made for their next major OS update. Much needed features for the iDevice range have been announced including: multitasking and background App processing; folder based app organization; and UI upgrades for the email client, certainly topped the list for most con…


ESPGALUDA II Launch Special

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
ESPGALUDA II Launch Special

CAVE has announced the release date for ESPGALUDA II, the sequel to the popular ESPGALUDA  (released only in Japan). The arcade shooter is scheduled to hit the iPhone AppStores worldwide from April 10. A Lite version will also be available for download. To promote the release, CAVA is offering a special three-day only price of $4.99 (Regular price is $8.99) Checkout the YouTube Preview of ESPGALUDA II:…


Pastel Announces 2 Upcoming Games

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Pastel Announces 2 Upcoming Games

Pastel Games have released some info on two of their upcoming releases: Shadow Edge, and Above & Below due to arrive in the AppStore soon. Shadow Edge: Shadow Edge is a survival hack'n'slash game designed for the iPhone and iPod touch devices. The game takes place in the WW II times. Our hero ordered by the Defense Department of the USA is flying, swimming, riding and even crawling all around the world with only one task - The USA needs something that will help them overwhelm their enemies. It seems that this "thing" was finally found in a forgotten ancient pyramid somewhere in Africa. It is said that whoever is buried there holds the gift of Immortality.   YouTube Preview:…


Saving Private Sheet Coming mid April

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Saving Private Sheet Coming mid April

Bulky Pix have announced April 16 as the release date for the iPhone and iPod Touch version of Saving Private Sheep with the iPad version arriving later in the month. Background on the game: The war between wolves and sheep is raging. The sheep fight bloody baaarbarians who encroach upon their pastures. They want to graze in PEACE!  They won't be led to slaughter in silence. It is time to launch operation "Iron Wool"! Help the Woolen Warrior conquer the enemy territory by leading it into the secure zone. To do this, you will need just one weapon: your finger! Destroy the obstacles in the surrounding area to enable the sheep to achieve its objective, to land on land, in total safety.…


Avatar Lite here and Free!

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Avatar Lite here and Free!

Gameloft has released a Lite version of James Cameron's Avatar on the iPhone, so curious buyers can now get a taste of the full game. Avatar is a game that goes above and beyond for the iPhone that manages to be a pure experience that fans of action games and the movie alike can enjoy. Read the full review of Avatar Full Version. Checkout our videos review of the full version of Avatar:…


Lucas Arts releases more on Monkey Island 2!

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Lucas Arts releases more on Monkey Island 2!

Lucas Arts has released some more comparison shots for their upcoming release of Monkey Island 2; Le Chuck's Revenge Special Edition. Previews are slowly trickling out and you can view them on LucasArts Facebook page and on the Official Monkey Island 2 Website, I've also posted a few below. The remake is scheduled to be released on PC and Wii in the summer, and will undoubtedly be coming to the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad around the same time.…


Drag and Drop Developers hit the iPad Top 100

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Drag and Drop Developers hit the iPad Top 100

Gendai Games, the creators of Game Salad, which gave the inexperienced home developer the tools to create their own iPhone and iPad games has announced the success of a number of their apps which were downloaded during the weekends iPad rush. Out of the top 100 paid apps sold, 13 titles were developed by the community of Indie developers: #47 Picture Hunter HD by Stacey Bennett  #51 Doodle Cannon HD by Steve Hoffman  #57 Tumble Blocks HD by Stacey Bennett  #60 Go Ladybug, GO! by James Fletcher  #62 Battle Pong by Kyle Sanderson  #65 Red Block Remover 2 HD by Stacey Bennett  #74 Jumpo! HD by olsonvox  #79 Adrenaline Arcade by Beansprites LLC  #84 Magic…


Apple's Sinister Development

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 6 months ago
Apple's Sinister Development

A physical control pad for Apple's iDevices would be a good idea, but it's not necessarily a new one. Craig Rothwell, inventor of the iControlPad is proud of his product and after a patent by Apple with the same concept was recently revealed, he immediately showed signs of being upset. PatentlyApple recently revealed the patent which was filed almost six months after the iControlPad first made its debut. Craig Rothwell's development blog quickly posted a response titled 'An extremely sinister development' last Friday. "We were very very surprised to see that apple have allegedly filed a patent for our original iControlPad design some 6 months after we revealed it," says Rothwell, "This w…


Plants vs. Zombies bites into iPad

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Plants vs. Zombies bites into iPad

Since its release on the iPhone and iPod Touch in February, Plants vs. Zombies has already sold 650,000 units and now Pop Cap have announced that the new HD version has arrived for iPad, promising more game play and special features. Check out the neat little YouTube trailer: App Info (From PopCap): The Plants vs. Zombies HD app for iPad offers all 50 levels of Adventure and QuickPlay modes as well as Survival mode from the original Apple Macintosh and Windows PC game. It also includes four all-new achievements (for a total of 17) and 18 mini-games, including Buttered Popcorn - exclusive to the iPad - offering frantic and fun gameplay where players attack zombies by first "butte…


Hands On Preview - 'Tiptop: the last march'

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 6 months ago
Hands On Preview - 'Tiptop: the last march'

I think I've managed to play Lemmings on just about every conceivable mainstream platform available, starting with my copy on the Amiga and working through various iterations on the PC, Genesis, Game Boy, Mobile Phones and on and on and on. I honestly think it's a gaming staple that everyone should try in some shape or form. Why? Well I honestly think there's nothing quite like knowing you have to help a bunch of the poor defenseless creatures left in your charge only to know you'll have to sacrifice at least some to ensure your victory. Sure they're just pixels, but they're so helpless... and you're so powerful! Clearly it's your fault they didn't survive! 'Tiptop: the last march' is a…


More iPad Releases: Com2uS announce Ocean Blue, Homerun Battle 3D & Heavy Gunner 3D.

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
More iPad Releases: Com2uS announce Ocean Blue, Homerun Battle 3D & Heavy Gunner 3D.

Com2uS have announced the release of three 3D apps that they hope will push the iPad to its limits. Ocean Blue is a new underwater simulator, also on the list is Homerun Battle 3D and Heavy Gunner 3D, both of which have been fine-tuned for the iPad. Checkout the Preview vid for Ocean Blue: App Info for Ocean Blue: Experience, Interact, Share the luxury Ocean The FIRST Realistic Diving Experience in only for the iPad. EXPERIENCE your very own ocean on your iPad with real-time animations and lighting. INTERACT with fascinating 3D ocean world by tapping, pinching, dragging and tilting your iPad to learn more about aquatic animals. SHARE your ocean with other iPad users by connec…


Doodle Jump Coming to iPad

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Doodle Jump Coming to iPad

The guys behind Lima Sky yesterday announced the upcoming release of the iPad version of Doodle Jump during an interview with the New York Times. Doodle Jump has sold over 3.5 million copies on the iPhone & iPod Touch its creators hope it will be a big hit on the iPad. A few bugs are to be sorted out but we may see our four legged friend jumping into its own iPad game very soon. Watch our review for Doodle Jump iPhone version!…


ABOVE now out!

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
ABOVE now out!

Swedish Indie Developers Axolot have released their first game titled Above, and it looks like a platformer in quite the literal sense.   Checkout the YouTube Trailer: App Info: A pair of mysterious platforms aiming towards the sky have appeared! It's your mission to see how far up you can explore without falling. Above is a new type of platform game that delivers simple, addictive and fun gameplay. It's all about timing your jumps right, thinking fast and tackling different types of obstacles, and all you need is one finger to do it all! Features: - Simple controls with deep gameplay - Fantastic high detail graphics and animation - Procedurally generated levels for i…


Namco Announces their first iPad Titles

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Namco Announces their first iPad Titles

Namco have arrived at the iPad party with 3 of their classic apps for the casual iPad gamer: Pool Pro Online 3, PAC-MAN and Noby Noby Boy. All are available for download on iTunes Connect, Pool Pro Online 3 for $6.99, PAC-MAN for $4.99 and Noby Noby Boy for $1.99 (free with iPhone/iPod touch version). A little App Info (from Namco): Pool Pro Online 3 Pool Pro Online 3 launched on the iPhone and iPod touch only a few weeks ago and has already gained more than 13,000 registered players meaning there are plenty of folks to challenge in the online lobby.  Because of Namco's proprietary technology, UniteSDK, pool fanatics can easily pick up their iPhone or iPod touch and play an iPad us…


Flight Control HD and Real Racing HD now on iPad!

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Flight Control HD and Real Racing HD now on iPad!

Firemint have announced that their highly renowned iPhone classics Flight Control and Real Racing have made it to the iPad in the form of Flight Control HD and Real Racing HD. Surely to be as good, or even better than their iPhone counterparts. Flight Control HD: Flight Control HD contains everything included in Flight Control for iPhone and iPod touch, as well as many additions and improvements for its arrival on iPad: - More ways to play, including multiplayer modes that take advantage of iPad's innovative Multi-Touch interface. - Split-screen "versus" mode: play competitively by sending your planes to capture aircraft from your opponent. - Co-operative multiplayer on a single iPad:…