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@WeAreVigilantes shares new Imps in Tokyo video, I'm officially #intrigued

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks ago
@WeAreVigilantes shares new Imps in Tokyo video, I'm officially #intrigued

There's a lot of social media stuff going on in the new Imps in Tokyo trailer. Each of the monsters in the game is referred to as @Harvey, @Hester, @Louis, and so on, and each has their own hashtag to sum up their personality - @mrcornelious is #evil, apparently. The game itself looks to be an arcade-focused dodging and shooting game, with a rather wonderful cartoon look to proceedings. Imps in Tokyo is coming to iOS, and I must say that I'm kind of jazzed to see how it turns out. Sorry... #jazzed.…


Depth Hunter 2: Deep Dive could be the diving game we've been craving since Scuba Diver Adventures

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks ago
Depth Hunter 2: Deep Dive could be the diving game we've been craving since Scuba Diver Adventures

Quick bit of backstory on this: Scuba Diver Adventures was an absolutely beautiful underwater escapade made by Biart that was almost ruined by heinous free-to-play shenanigans. Depth Hunter 2: Deep Dive appears to be the same sort of deal, made by the same people, only this time they're going premium. Consequently I'm extremely keen to get my hands on this one. Spearfishing, free diving, and underwater photography are all promised, across 25 missions and 3 locations. Depth Hunter 2: Deep Dive is out now on iOS priced $4.99 / £2.99 [App Store link]…


The Sailor's Dream - Broadcast teaser trailer gives tiny peek into Simogo's new mystery

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks ago
The Sailor's Dream - Broadcast teaser trailer gives tiny peek into Simogo's new mystery

The Sailor's Dream is firmly on the horizon, even if that horizon may be a little further away than we first thought. There's a new video out, and it's set our minds racing as to what this strange broadcast might be about. Who is "she", why is he trying to find her, and how has he not found this mystery woman after all these years? Watch this trailer, then pop your theories in the comments. Cheers for the heads up, Pocket Gamer.…


Teaser revealed for new Gamevil RPG, Darkness Reborn

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks ago
Teaser revealed for new Gamevil RPG, Darkness Reborn

We've just been sent a short trailer for Darkness Reborn, a new fully synchronous multiplayer online role playing game from that Gamevil lot. Scheduled to be released in Autumn on iOS and Android, Darkness Reborn looks to feature giant creatures, huge special moves, and some very nifty cinematic sequences. Want a quick look? Click play on the video below.…


Just Dance Now is out, James explains how it works, gets his groove on

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Just Dance Now is out, James explains how it works, gets his groove on

If you've always wanted to get in on the Just Dance action, but didn't want to splash out on a home video games console, a copy of the game, and one of those Kinect things, then Just Dance Now will be music to your ears. All you need to get your groove on is your mobile phone and pretty much any 2nd screen. Here's James to explain everything.…


Gackt is voicing Lu Bu in Square Enix's 3594e - Romance of the Three Kingdoms Hero's Song, here's a video of him wearing an awesome set of armour

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Gackt is voicing Lu Bu in Square Enix's 3594e - Romance of the Three Kingdoms Hero's Song, here's a video of him wearing an awesome set of armour

J-Pop mega star Gackt is providing his dreamy vocal chords to a brand new RPG from Square Enix. It's called 3594e - Romance of the Three Kingdoms Hero's Song, and will be based incredibly loosely on classic Chinese history novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. They've even done a trailer with Gackt in it, in which he's wearing a ridiculously cool outfit, and you can see it below. And yes, as you might expect, there's no word yet from Squeenix on whether it'll come to the west. Big ups to 4Gamer.net for spotting this one.…


Asphalt Overdrive trailer has an 80s soundtrack, classic vehicles, car backflips, bacon outrunning, and loads of neon

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Asphalt Overdrive trailer has an 80s soundtrack, classic vehicles, car backflips, bacon outrunning, and loads of neon

Video games let us do the impossible, such as slaying demons, or saving the world, or explore distant stars. In the case of Asphalt Overdrive, video games let you travel to the eighties, drive classic supercars, escape police chases, and backflip your car through a billboard. Video games are awesome. The game's out now on iOS and Android, with a Windows Phone version coming soon. [App Store link][Google Play link]…


Popcorn Party is bursting with Sprout-y flavour

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Popcorn Party is bursting with Sprout-y flavour

The latest puzzle game from DeNA and Room 8 Studio is Popcorn Party, which is apparently inspired by a pen and paper game I've never heard of, called Sprouts. You're tasked with drawing lines between popcorn kernels, with the aim of chaining matching kernel colours together and bursting them in one go for highscores and access to special abilities. Want to throw your own Popcorn Party? Get the game for free from the App Store now. [App Store link]…


I won't Force you to watch this Star Wars: Galactic Defense developer diary, but you probably should

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 4 days ago
I won't Force you to watch this Star Wars: Galactic Defense developer diary, but you probably should

DeNA, Disney, and Lucasfilm have teamed up and are producing a tower defence game called Star Wars: Galactic Defense. Excited? Yeah... The jury's obviously still out on whether it's going to be any more than a standard TD game with Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader slapped all over it, but we've got our fingers crossed. The dev diary below features awkward smiles by the executive producer, a sequence in which a man speaking English is subtitled in English, but most importantly it has gameplay footage for you to look at and say "ooooh that looks quite nice".…


I have the answer to the big question raised in this trailer for Dr. Quizington

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 4 days ago
I have the answer to the big question raised in this trailer for Dr. Quizington

Scholar, gentlemen, and eponymous hero Dr. Quizington is trying to find the source of the river Nile. Unfortunately, no one's yet told him that it's generally regarded that it can be found in the Nyungwe National Park of Rwanda. So I guess he's set off on a journey to discover the answer all by himself. Queue 1,000 questions across all sorts of subjects and tons of achievements to unlock in this mobile trivia title, the trailer for which is below. You can download Dr. Quizington for free right now. [App Store link]…


Yes Chef! is the latest effort to be published by Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride peeps

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Yes Chef! is the latest effort to be published by Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride peeps

How do you fancy a new match-3 puzzler published by them what put out Colossatron and Age of Zombies, and developed by CitrusJoy? Cool, you're in look. On top of the standard match-3 formula, Yes Chef! also promises special power-ups to give you the edge on the leaderboards, including bombs, shuffles, speed boosts, and so on. It'll be out worldwide on October 9th, but if you just can't wait and you have an Australian or Canadian iTunes account, you can get it now.…


Epic Island is Backflip Studios' new RPG, and this is what it looks like

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Epic Island is Backflip Studios' new RPG, and this is what it looks like

Backflip Studios has a new RPG on the way. It's called Epic Island, and is a big and colourful take on the genre. Expect the usual questing for loot, fighting baddies, and saving the day, all against the backdrop of a chunky cartoon world. The trailer also promises boss fights with huge creatures, and the option to battle your friends. Want to give it a go? Well it's out now, so you totally can. [App Store link]…


Brand new Angry Birds Transformers trailer reveals gameplay, confirms release date

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Brand new Angry Birds Transformers trailer reveals gameplay, confirms release date

After the ridiculously awesome 80s cartoon trailer released a few weeks back, I didn't think another Angry Birds Transformers video would ever get me quite as hyped again. I thought wrong. Minutes ago Rovio released its gameplay trailer for Angry Birds Transformers, and any potential fears that it might be a boring re-hash of old ideas have transformed and rolled right out the window. The game is scheduled to be released on iOS on October 15th, and on Google Play October 30th. I. Am. Excited.…


Slowmo headshots, suicide bombers, exploding barrels, gun-porn: this Kill Shot trailer has it all

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Slowmo headshots, suicide bombers, exploding barrels, gun-porn: this Kill Shot trailer has it all

The headline says it all really: the new video for Kill Shot has just about everything you need in a trailer for a free-to-play first person shooter that's big and explosive and completely over-the-top in its depiction of armed combat. Most of Kill Shot seems to revolve around being a sniper (although other weapons are available), and carefully lining up your sights to terminate targets with extreme prejudice. There are slowmo replays when you off someone in an especially epic way, and with the Watch and Share feature you can share the gruesome replay with your mates. It's out now, go grab it. [App Store link][Google Play link]…


Pumped BMX 2 has me pumped, and will get you pumped once you watch this video of Pumped BMX 2

News By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Pumped BMX 2 has me pumped, and will get you pumped once you watch this video of Pumped BMX 2

There's a trailer for Pumped BMX 2 out, and it has me frothing at the mouth in anticipation. I adore games like Touchgrind Skate 2, True Skate, and so on, and Pumped BMX 2 looks like a bike-themed take on those games, but in 2.5D. There's a flexible control scheme and a realistic physics engine in place that allows you to do loads of different tricks, 50 levels with 500 challenges, plus achievements and leaderboards. Oh, and you can record replays to show off to mates. The game's out on the App Store tomorrow. Get pumped.…