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Splot is a hardcore platformer coming to iOS at the end of October, and it's got a brand new trailer

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Splot is a hardcore platformer coming to iOS at the end of October, and it's got a brand new trailer

We first saw Splot at Pocket Gamer Connects, and were really impressed by its surprisingly tough platforming, spot-on controls, and adorable visuals. A few months after we got our hands-on, Splot now has a release date, a price tag, and a new trailer. The game is coming to iOS (plus Windows and "possibly other platforms" according to the press release), and will be available October 23rd, with $3.99 / £2.49 being the entry price.…


Rogue Wizards is a light-hearted dungeon crawler, and it needs your support on Kickstarter

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Rogue Wizards is a light-hearted dungeon crawler, and it needs your support on Kickstarter

Rogue Wizards superficially appears to be a standard dungeon crawler: you enter a dungeon, you fight stuff, you get epic loot, you rinse, you repeat. But look deeper and you'll see that its world is procedurally generated, and no two weapons are the same either. That's quite an ambitious concept, but a very cool one in my book. A bunch of industry bigwigs seem to agree with me, including Dave Brevik (the creator of Diablo) who's calling it "one of the most promising RPGs in years". The game is targeting iOS and Android (and PC and Mac). Want to support it? Head over to Rogue Wizards' Kickstarter.  …


ORBB's official trailer is puzzling bliss

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
ORBB's official trailer is puzzling bliss

In ORBB you use planets and wormholes to zip about from area to area on the screen, grabbing the collectible items to finish the stage. It's aiming to be a relaxing, immersive experience: 60 levels of physics puzzling, all played out to a super chill soundtrack and galactic visuals. ORBB lands on the iTunes App Store this Thursday the 9th of October. It'll be a premium release, and will set you back $2.99 / £1.99.…


War Thunder live action trailer commemorates soldiers on the Russian Front during World War II

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
War Thunder live action trailer commemorates soldiers on the Russian Front during World War II

Video games are a wonderful kind of fantasy: each title a virtual universe governed by its own rules, an alternative reality that can be anything, shaped into whatever we like. The real world is far crueller. It has wars where one side incorrectly believes it has the right to wipe entire races off the face of the Earth. Where people give their lives, willingly or unwillingly, in the pursuit of the ideologies of those in charge. War Thunder's new live action video effort is a surprisingly thoughtful nod to the latter, while promoting one of their products from the former. I can't quite work out if it's in good taste, so I'll let you decide for yourself...…


I'm not fibbing: this is the first gameplay video of Majestic Nights

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
I'm not fibbing: this is the first gameplay video of Majestic Nights

We've had our all-seeing eye on Majestic Nights since it was originally announced back in July, but it's only now that we're starting to see what this curious number's all about. This gameplay walkthrough shows off the traditional point and click elements, branching story options, cover-based shooting, and more, as we follow John Cardholder through this dark episodic adventure about conspiracy theories, set against the backdrop of yuppies, neon, and pop culture of a stylised 1980s.…


Skullduggery! will ask you to use your head from October 9th

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Skullduggery! will ask you to use your head from October 9th

ClutchPlay Games' new platformer has you rolling a skull around multiple lands across various times, taking on the afterlife with a combination of action puzzle solving and headshots, grabbing treasures, and trying to return home alive. Well... still dead, but less dead than you might be. That bit's a tad confusing. Best just watch the trailer for Skullduggery!, and see if you fancy checking it out when it comes to the iOS App Store on October 9th.…


Want to make your own level in Angry Birds? This video will show you how

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Want to make your own level in Angry Birds? This video will show you how

Rovio is set to celebrate its fifth BirdDay by allowing selected players to create the levels for their next update to Angry Birds. All you need to do is visit the official website, pick a theme, then submit your idea in the form of a photo or a drawing. The winners will be included in the BirdDay episode for Angry Birds when it launches on December 11th.…


Hellraid: The Escape is out now on Android, expectedly looks amazing

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Hellraid: The Escape is out now on Android, expectedly looks amazing

The Unreal Engine-powered survival horror puzzler Hellraid: The Escape is a very good looking game. I mean, it's totally gross in spots, and has an incredibly dark, dank, oppressive atmosphere, but its fidelity and the technical realisation of its horrific environment is spot on. And it's now out on Android. Huzzah!…


Beatbuddy being out right now is music to our ears

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Beatbuddy being out right now is music to our ears

You know how we were all like "whoa, this Beatbuddy game is all kinds of awesome, you should realy check this one out when it's released", and then we showed you a hands-on preview from Pocket Gamer Connects? Well the time for checking out is now, as the game has just launched on iOS. Want it on your iDevice? Thought you might, here's the link. [App Store link]…


Fruit Ninja's biggest ever update is now live worldwide, trailer unveils what's new

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Fruit Ninja's biggest ever update is now live worldwide, trailer unveils what's new

Yes, you're still going to be cutting fruit with your finger in the new Fruit Ninja update. But there's a whole bunch more stuff that's been added to this strawberry, kiwi, and banana slicing affair. New powers on your blades and in the dojos in which the action takes place can be expected, as can new characters and high quality animated sequences. Are you still playing Fruit Ninja? Let us know your high score.…


Hulk Hogan Leg Drops into Crazy Taxi City Rush, brother, becomes an unlockable character, dude

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Hulk Hogan Leg Drops into Crazy Taxi City Rush, brother, becomes an unlockable character, dude

Sometimes mere words fail you. Today is one of those days, so let me stick to the facts; Hulk Hogan has been added to Crazy Taxi City Rush, and you can hire him as an unlockable driver, and there's now a trailer showing this, and I think I need to go have a lie down.…


Angry Birds AND Tetris movies confirmed, Hollywood officially scapes through the bottom of the barrel

News By James Gilmour, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Angry Birds AND Tetris movies confirmed, Hollywood officially scapes through the bottom of the barrel

Remember that Angry Birds movie you all asked for?  No? Well tough, the upcoming animated flick has just got a release date and a confirmed cast list. Deal with it. However, there's a new movie coming which even fewer people asked for than the Angry Birds movie, and that's the Tetris movie.  No, I am not joking. Yes, it is a bit silly, isn't it. For more details watch the video above.…


New iBomber 3 trailer features explosive gameplay, Metal-enhanced visuals, and a fair whack of Lemmy

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
New iBomber 3 trailer features explosive gameplay, Metal-enhanced visuals, and a fair whack of Lemmy

After seeing the teaser for iBomber 3 - and bringing you the exclusive reveal - I placed the game firmly on my hype radar. Now there's an official gameplay trailer out there for iBomber 3 and my hype radar is going into overdrive. The game looks to build upon the gameplay of the original iBomber, but with massively improved visuals enhanced by Apple's new Metal technology. Take a look.…


Monsu is latest auto-runner from Boom Lagoon peeps

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Monsu is latest auto-runner from Boom Lagoon peeps

If you were to combine Jetpack Joyride with a collectible card game, then you might end up with something like Monsu. As you'll see in the trailer, you run from left to right, using various power-ups to help you avoid baddies, grabbing buddies along the way that take the form of collectible cards.…


Soul of Deva is a JRPG about a young girl killing demons to save humanity

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Soul of Deva is a JRPG about a young girl killing demons to save humanity

Kemco has just announced that its new JRPG - Soul of Deva - made by Hit-Point is out now. Soul of Deva stars a young lady called Savior who has the power to fight back against the demon hordes that terrorise human villages. She's joined by a cast of rogues, gents, and even a friendly demon along the way. As usual, the standard price for the game will be $8.99 / £5.99, but the price in the launch window is discounted down to $3.99 / £2.49. [App Store link]…