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Chillingo releases The Gods: Rebellion trailer

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 8 months ago
Chillingo releases The Gods: Rebellion trailer

Chillingo has released a trailer for its upcoming hack and slasher The Gods: Rebellion, and the Unreal 3 powered game looks like it's shaping up to be a pleasantly violent diversion from the drudgery of real life. Based on ancient Chinese legend, the game takes its visual cues from the likes of Diablo, throwing you into a sort of isometric world and then giving you lots and lots of things to kill. And, as you'd expect from a game powered by Unreal tech, it looks pretty impressive. Details are slim on the ground at the moment, but Chillingo has revealed that there'll be two distinct game modes to play through, and characters and upgrades to unlock. They've also stated the app will be univer…


Alien Breed creeps onto Android

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 8 months ago
Alien Breed creeps onto Android

If you're the sort of Android owning gamer who goes misty eyed for the long forgotten days of the Amiga 500, then it's shaping up to be a pretty good week for you with the release of Team 17's xenomorph blasting classic Alien Breed onto the Google Play Store. The game borrows heavily from a slightly more famous series of films with the word Alien in their title, and casts you as a lone space marine trapped on a crashing space ship with nothing but a horde of slavering monsters to keep you company. Rather than coming out of the walls, these extra terrestrial slaughter machines tend to come out of the floors, and you'll need your wits about you if you plan on surviving through the 22 levels…


Appspy Ch..ch..changes

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 8 months ago
Appspy Ch..ch..changes

Hey hey folks! Just a quick update on two changes that have hit the site today. Firstly, if you scroll down, you may see on the right hand side of the screen that the most recent five comments on articles are on display. Secondly, logged in users now have the ability to go into their profile and change their avatar. I will reply to this post after it goes live to show you the spiffy new feature. We're hoping that small changes like this may garner more reader participation here on site, so have a play around and we'll continue to tweak things and make this the best damn mobile review site on the web.…


Ragdoll Boxing Flopping onto iPad

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 8 months ago
Ragdoll Boxing Flopping onto iPad

Start your week off with a bit of amusement and watch this gameplay trailer of the upcoming multiplayer iPad game, Ragdoll Boxing. It releases February 21st and it kind of reminds looks like what would happen if a boxing game were made as a sequel to QWOP. Plus what other boxing game has you able to play as a gorilla?…


Metal Slug Wars hits Canada

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 8 months ago
Metal Slug Wars hits Canada

If you've ever thought that the Metal Slug series of games was too focused on non-stop violence, platforming fun, and slapstick comedy, then you're in luck, because SNK apparently agrees with you. And to right that wrong, they've released Metal Slug Wars on the Canadian App Store. Rather than sticking to the tried and tested Metal Slug formula, the game is a massively multiplayer RTS that sees you storming the defences of the evil General Morden in order to try and put an end to his evil and nefarious insurrection. You'll get to build bases, train your troops and generally do all the fun things that an RTS lets you get along with. Who wants to take on giant bosses single handedly in battle…


Robert Bowling announces Breach & Clear

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 8 months ago
Robert Bowling announces Breach & Clear

Robert Bowling, aka @fourzerotwo, former creative strategist at Infinity Ward has revealed that he's working with Saturday Morning RPG developer Mighty Rabbit Studios on a new tactical strategy game, Breach & Clear, for iOS and Android. The free to play title will let you build up a squad of Special Operatives, customising them in a way that best suits your tactics and play style, and then utilising their skills in a series of dangerous scenarios designed with the help of real-world soldiers. You'll also be able to take on your friends and foes in a multiplayer mode, as well as being able to unlock weapons and equipment used by the real special forces teams when they're out and about c…


Worm Run out on iOS Next Week

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 8 months ago
Worm Run out on iOS Next Week

Procedurally generated endless runner with swipe controls in which you are a space janitor named Zeke Tallahassee who is being pursued by a ravenous giant space worm. Well my interest is piqued. Worm Run is being released on the 21st of February and will cost $0.99. Have a look at the trailer. It looks innovative and odd enough to be worth a play. Keep a look out for this one next week!…


Real Racing 3 to get a soft launch?

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 8 months ago
Real Racing 3 to get a soft launch?

There's been a lot of news flying around this week about Firemonkey Games's gorgeous looking racer Real Racing 3, not least a controversy about how the once premium series has made the move to a free to play model. Still, if you're lucky enough to live in Australia, New Zealand, or Canada, then there's a very good chance that you're going to be able to find out if the game lives up to, or is consumed by, the hype sometime today, with the game set for a soft launch in the coming hours. Our advice to you is check your App Store at just gone midnight local time tonight and you might find a Real Racing 3 shaped valentines present waiting for you. Don't expect it to bring you chocolates or rose…


The Room leads iOS Bafta nominations

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 8 months ago
The Room leads iOS Bafta nominations

After the prestigious movie awards over the weekend, it's now the turn of the games industry in the UK to reward the movers and shakers of the last twelve months, and there's more than a few iOS games in the mix for the big prizes. Chief amongst them is The Room, which is up for four awards - Artistic Achievement, Best British Game, Best Debut Game, and Best Mobile and Handheld game. It's up against stiff competition in the Mobile and Handheld category from Incoboto, New Star Soccer, Super Monsters Ate My Condo, and The Walking Dead. As well as PS Vita title, Little Big Planet. Elsewhere, Terry Cavanagh's hectic and highly addictive Super Hexagon is up for Best British Game, and Simogo's e…


Ron Gilbert Opens For PAX Australia 2013

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 8 months ago
Ron Gilbert Opens For PAX Australia 2013

While I was already excited by the prospect of seeing The Protomen, MC Frontalot, and the RoosterTeeth crew (again) at PAX Australia, this latest tit-bit has taken me over the edge. Gamers may know Ron Gilbert for his work on Monkey Island, DeathSpank, and more recently pairing up with Tim Schafer in discussing the 'Double Fine Adventure' on Kickstarter. I'd be putting it lightly if I said his work has been extremely formative for me, and perhaps many other gamers headed to the giant gaming event, so you can expect me to be there front and centre. We'll be covering the event live from Melbourne so you don't miss out on any juicy iOS news we can score. Want to head to PAX Australia 2013? T…


Fishlabs unveils Galaxy On Fire - Alliances

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 8 months ago
Fishlabs unveils Galaxy On Fire - Alliances

So far the Galaxy on Fire games have been about flying around space, shooting anything that moves, but Fishlabs, the German developer behind the hugely succesful franchise, has decided to do something a little different for the next entry. Step forward Galaxy on Fire - Alliances, a free to play massively multiplayer RTS that sees you taking control of one of three different species - the Terrans, Vossk and Nivelians - and using your tactical nous, diplomacy skills, and resource management knowledge to take over a hitherto unexplored part of the cosmos. “Never before in the eight years of our existence have we worked on a title with a team as big as the Alliances team,“ s…


QI's Top iPhone Games for January 2013

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 8 months ago
QI's Top iPhone Games for January 2013

The new year has come, the first month has passed, and it's time to have a look at our sister site, the Quality Index to see what their aggregation said about the top 10 games for January. Here we go!   1. Hungry Oni2. Joe Danger3. Hundreds4. The Lords of Midnight5. Scribble Hero6. Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes7. Momonga Pinball Adventures8. Banana Kong9. The Blockheads10. Pixel Defenders Puzzle Our own top 3 for January will be out around Monday I am told, and there are a couple titles on the QI list that might be included. Which are they? Well you can either make an educated guess, or wait and find out![QI Top iPhone Games for…


New trailer for Blitz Brigade

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 8 months ago
New trailer for Blitz Brigade

Two bits of news have just been released for Gameloft's upcoming multiplayer FPS, Blitz Brigade. First, there's a new gameplay trailer, which you can check out at the bottom of the article. Second, the game has been soft released in France. For those who don't know what that means, essentially the game has been given a small scale release in a single territory to test how it works and make sure it's robust enough for a global release. It also means, thanks to some Google Translate magic, we've been able to dig up some more info about the game. It looks like there are going to be five classes to choose from - soldier, gunner, doctor, sniper, and stealth agent (we expect that'll become secre…


Real Racing 3 set to hit the App Store sooner than expected?

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 8 months ago
Real Racing 3 set to hit the App Store sooner than expected?

It looks like Real Racing 3 might be closer than we thought, after an eagle eyed member of the PocketGamer team spotted EA and Firemonkeys's high quality racer in the Game Center list of EA marketing guru Ben Clarke. If it's on a Game Center list, that means it must have been approved by Apple, and if it's been approved by Apple, that means it should be with us in the next few days. We've already shown you a couple of developer diaries in the past couple of months, so no doubt you're as excited as we are by the news. PG reports that there are 65 achievements to unlock in the game, and at least 40 different cars for you to collect and race on tracks from all across the world. We…


Random Heroes 2 details emerge

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 8 months ago
Random Heroes 2 details emerge

Ravenous Games has released some new information on the upcoming Random Heroes 2. You might know Ravenous as the developer behind the League of Evil series, or the recent, really enjoyable platformer Infestor. Random Heroes 2 is set to follow in the pixel style footsteps of Ravenous's earlier games, but they've made a few tweaks to try and assuage the problems fans had with the first game. The controls are now customisable, you can move backwards and shoot forwards, and a sliding fire button lets you take control of your vertical aim. There'll be more 3 zones to blast your way through, each with 30 levels and a boss battle at the end. Throw in crystal skulls and stars you can collec…