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Gun Commando: Old School FPS Coming to iOS this Month

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 6 months ago
Gun Commando: Old School FPS Coming to iOS this Month

A game that not only evokes memories of the early days of FPS through its presentation and movement, but has a bit of interesting mechanic in that better weapons are tied to chaining kills on enemies together. Have a look at the trailer for the original Vita release. If the touch controls work well, those looking for a fast paced FPS throwback should enjoy Gun Commando. We'll let you know when a release date is announced aside from just 'sometime in April'.…


Cosmic Conquest

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 6 months ago
Cosmic Conquest

Sort of a faster paced Galcon or Tentacle Wars, Cosmic Conquest has an interesting visual style and simple touch interface that looks like we might have another winner when it comes to iOS real time strategy titles. Have a look at the trailer and see what we mean. You'll have to wait a little while, it's not releasing till the 25th of April. We'll let you know more then.…


'The Prey' is 'Into the Dead'... with Wolves!

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 6 months ago
'The Prey' is 'Into the Dead'... with Wolves!

Last year's Into the Dead, while not a revolutionary game, managed to make an impression with its atmospheric presentation and smooth gameplay. When any game makes an impression, you'll see other studios wanting to tackle the idea in their own way (some veering closer to cloned gameplay than others). The Prey takes this gameplay idea and sets it in a frozen forest as you try and outrun a pack of hungry wolves. Obviously the title and the setting is a play on last year's 'The Grey' starring Liam Neeson, but it does look like it could be enjoyable, if just for the change of scenery. The game was just released on the App Store.[App Store Link]…


No IAPs in XCOM for iOS

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 6 months ago
No IAPs in XCOM for iOS

A week or so ago we told you about the upcoming release of XCOM: Enemy Unknown for iPad. Well, some more details have come out about the game, including the developer's stance on adding IAPs to the game. It's fair to say, a lot of you are going to be breathing a sigh of relief. In an interview with IGN, co-creatore Jake Solomon was pretty emphatic in rubbishing the idea of an Xcom game funded by micro transactions. "Oh God, please... no. I'm not sure I would be able to sleep at night. My food would taste like ashes in my mouth." “We're going to be offering XCOM at a premium, up-front, fair price. We're excited to be in this position and excited to see how people respond. We've proven…


Want To Test Games? The Game Bakers Needs You

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 6 months ago
Want To Test Games? The Game Bakers Needs You

That's right, The Game Bakers are getting more than their fair share of French speaking testers for their upcoming title 'Combo Crew' (which is no surprise as they are also French), but they need a bit more of a balance so they're seeking English speaking testers as well. Getting on board couldn't be easier - just check out their beta page and apply directly via email. If the concept images and this snippet of teaser footage doesn't have you running to try it out early, I don't know what will! [Combo Crew Beta Testers Needed] [Combo Crew FB Page]…


Brain Twirler set to uh... Twirl your Brain?

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 6 months ago
Brain Twirler set to uh... Twirl your Brain?

This interesting looking puzzle game is set for release on the 11th of April. It is one of those really no frills experiences, as the screenshot and upcoming trailer will show you, but the gameplay looks engaging enough to forgive that, at least where puzzle games are concerned. Though it does bring up an interesting point. If your core gameplay is engaging enough, there's no excuse for lackluster presentation. I mean this doesn't even have music (at least in the trailer). While gameplay is arguably the most important aspect of a videogame, presentation is important too. It doesn't have to be spectacular, but at least make an effort.…


Disney releases Mittens on the App Store

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 6 months ago
Disney releases Mittens on the App Store

If you're on the lookout for a game that mashes together some of the more popular aspects of physics based smartphone and tablet puzzling, then Disney might just have the answer for you in the shape of Mittens. It's a game with a whole heap of mechanics vying for centre stage, from Angry Birds aping levels to scenes that borrow from Cut the Rope. Essentially it's a crash course in casual gaming from the last couple of years. If that sounds like your cup of tea you can grab the game right now from the App Store for 99c for iPhone and iPod or $2.99 for the HD version for your iPad. Alternatively, stick around and check out the trailer below to see some cats and some physics.…


Vendetta Online Releases on iPad April 17th

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 6 months ago

Some MMO fans might be familiar with Vendetta Online. Launched in 2004 (but running since 2002), this space based action online experience is coming to mobile devices, and by mobile, I mean it's being ported to the iPad on April 17th. We don't review too many MMOs here at Appspy because of the time investment needed to give them a fair look, but watching the trailer, it looks like not only an enjoyable experience, but pretty amazing that you'll be able to play it on the comfort of your own tablet.…


Injustice: Gods Among Us available now

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 7 months ago
Injustice: Gods Among Us available now

Superheroes have been beating each other up since time immemorial, but few of them have chosen to take their epic smackdowns to the App Store. That is, until now, with the release of Injustice: Gods Among Us for iPad and iPhone. If you're after a straight port of the soon to be released console brawler you're going to be disappointed though. Instead this iOS version is a free-to-play card battler that lets you pick a team of three heroes and duke it out for supremacy in the DC universe. There's some cross compatibility, with items you unlock in the mobile game available in the console game, and there's a pretty impressive roster of heroes and villains for you to choose from, including Batm…


Blue Toad Murder Files coming to iOS

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 7 months ago
Blue Toad Murder Files coming to iOS

It's hard to pin point exactly where the point and click revival happened, but some might suggest that Blue Toad Murder Files had a lot to do with it. Originally a PSN exclusive, the murder mystery game is now heading to iOS. Slated for release on April 11th, the game is an episodic adventure that sees you and up to three friends trying to solve a murder mystery in the sleepy village of Little Riddle. This new version has been, according to Relentless Software, built from scratch for mobile devices. There'll be four mysteries for you to unravel, all presented in a charming cartoon way. Expect a mixture of Miss Marple style sleuthing and a lot of jokes too. We've no word yet on price, but…


Battle Dungeon returns as Battle Dungeon: Risen

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 7 months ago
Battle Dungeon returns as Battle Dungeon: Risen

If you've any interest in the fantasy role playing genre you might remember a game by the name of Battle Dungeon that released at the end of last year. It was a turn based adventure that let you test your strategy and cunning against AI foes or online friends. Unfortunately so many people pirated the game that the developer, Hunted Cow Studios, couldn't keep up the servers for people who'd legitimately bought the game and it had to be pulled from the App Store. Well, now it's back with a new name, Battle Dungeon: Risen, and a focus on single player gaming rather than the asynchronous online battling that the original game offered. So you're still getting a turn-based, strategy RPG, you jus…


First look at Moebius

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 7 months ago
First look at Moebius

Moebius is the latest game by adventure game luminary Jane Jensen. For those of you unfamiliar with her work, she is most famous for the Gabriel Knight series. Last year her kickstarter campaign for a new game was funded, and this trailer based on an alpha build of the game was released to her kickstarter backers, who will be providing feedback. Already it looks quite intriguing as a story, if not a little flat and sparse in the animation department. The backgrounds are very eye catching however. Plans are to show the game off at this year's E3. No word on when they're looking to release but I would imagine sometime this year, perhaps in quarter four. As this is being released on iPad alo…


Have a Blast... with Dragons!

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 7 months ago
Have a Blast... with Dragons!

Coming out this Thursday in the App Store in Dragon Blast. A pretty simple physics puzzler in the vein of games like Angry Birds. While it does look rather derivitive, the longer I watched the trailer, the more I found a certain charm in the level design that I think could be enjoyable. Have a look at the trailer for yourselves and see what I mean.…


EAster Sales and More Great Deals!

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 7 months ago
EAster Sales and More Great Deals!

Holidays often means sales, and Easter is no exception as Electronic Arts has gone completely bonkers and dropped the price on almost everything in their range - most to as little as $0.99 a pop. So yes, that means you can pick up Dead Space (5/5) for $0.99; you can also pick up Madden NFL 12 (5/5) for $0.99; Heck! You can grab a real high watermark racer like Real Racing 2 (5/5) for $0.99. In fact we have EA's entire catalogue listed so you can find something you want at the price you're after. And if you want even more great deals, check out our list of titles we've reviewed that have just gone on sale. You can pick up excellent deals like a copy of the intriguing Melodive (4/5) or the…


Gameloft's Iron Man 3 - Releasing April 25th

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 7 months ago
Gameloft's Iron Man 3 - Releasing April 25th

It's easy to say we're liking the look of Gameloft's current titles. Old habits may die hard for a company like this, but we're willing to give praise where due - most recently with their release of Order & Chaos: Duels. Now we find ourselves in a similar situation with their upcoming movie tie-in for Iron Man 3; it's looking gorgeous and could potentially be very addictive if the combat is anything to go by. Instead of a rough-shod 3D brawler, players take the role of Tony Stark as he speeds along, shooting down enemies in his path in an After Burner-like target and fire system. Obviously we won't know more until closer to the release date of April 25th, but for now you can check out…