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Danny Trejo and Steve Wozniak team up to fight injustice

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 11 months ago
Danny Trejo and Steve Wozniak team up to fight injustice

It's hard to think of a stranger team up than Danny Trejo - heavily tattoed reformed killer turned action movie actor - and Steve Wozniak - cuddly co-founder of Apple and occasional dancer with the stars. But that's exactly what tablet gamers are going to get in the not too distant future. A promotional tie-in for Trejo's next movie Vengenace called Danny Trejo's Vengeance: Woz With A Coz. Slated for a thanksgiving release, which could legitimately be anytime in the next week or so, we don't know anything about the game other that what we can gleam from its poster, which you can see above. Expect shooting, stabbing, and plenty of cartoon violence when the game hits tablets - which we pr…


Saturday Morning RPG episode 3 arrives

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 11 months ago
Saturday Morning RPG episode 3 arrives

The third episode of the classic eighties cartoon inspired turn based RPG has hit the App Store, and it promises to be the largest update to the entertaining game so far. Episode 3 appears to focus heavily on robots, which isn't too much of a surprise when you consider its subtitle, To Bot or Not To Bot. There are extra boss encounters, and a new hoverboard that you can unlock to speed up travel times between locations in the game. Throw in some gameplay tweaks and you're left with a decent package. We've embedded a trailer for the episode below so you can get an idea of what you're going to be up against, and the new episode should be available to anyone who's purchased the game as a fre…


Fist of Awesome turns to Kickstarter

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 11 months ago
Fist of Awesome turns to Kickstarter

Nicoll Hunt, developer of the rather special Hard Lines, has turned to Kickstarter for a final push to get his next game, Fist of Awesome, finished off. The game sees you taking the role of Tim Burr, a Lumberjack who finds his house burned down and his family vanished. Cue time travel, side-scrolling, and an awful lot of bear punching. There's also a chiptune soundtrack provided by Echolevel. With a classic beat 'em up feel, a unique look, and plenty of character, Fist of Awesome certainly has the goods to stand out from the crowd in the App Store. And Hunt has a pedigree too, having worked for a number of AAA developers before finding success on his own with Hard Lines. You can check out…


Episode 4 of The Walking Dead creeps onto iOS

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 11 months ago
Episode 4 of The Walking Dead creeps onto iOS

The penultimate episode of TellTale's point and click adventure based around the award winning comic series has finally shuffled onto iOS devices. The game follows apocalypse survivor Lee ands a ragtag band of other humans as they make their way through zombie infested territory, heading for Atlantic City. If you've already bought the full game on the App Store for $14.99, the new episode should be available for download right now. If you're paying as you go for the zombie adventure, it'll set you back $4.99. We gave the first episode of the game a 4 when we reviewed it earlier in the year, praising its tension and the way your conversations really had an affect on the world.…


Angry Birds Star Wars hits the App Store

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 11 months ago
Angry Birds Star Wars hits the App Store

Rovio's space faring spin off should be in an App Store near you right now, bringing with it plenty of Star Wars flavoured, physics fuelled fun. Starring birdified versions of your favourite Star Wars characters, the game follows the basic Angry Birds template, but throws in some new twists as well. You can cut things with lightsabres, blast them with labers, or crush them with the force. Following the plot of the classic films, the game mixes Angry Birds and Angry Birds Space to great effect. You can buy the game now for just $0.99, and we've embedded the final trailer below so you can see how the two universes blend together.…


FAA's Free App of the Day – Cover Orange

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 11 months ago
FAA's Free App of the Day – Cover Orange

With so many auto-runners out of late, I'm sure your brain could use a bit of a stretch, so we're happy to be working together with the team at Free App Alliance to highlight Cover Orange, a great free app for you to check out. "In this excellent physics-puzzler, you protect lovely little oranges from nasty acid rain by building makeshift forts from wheels, wooden beams, and other objects.There are a whopping 380 different levels waiting for you inside this app, and plenty of Game Center-powered achievements to unlock.Cover Orange has been updated to support the iPhone 5's 4-inch display, by the way." Check out our review of the game here: Cover Orange Trailer:…


Smartglass turns up on iOS

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 11 months ago
Smartglass turns up on iOS

Smartglass, Microsoft's attempt to bring second screen functionality to the Xbox 360 has finally landed on the App Store, a couple of weeks after it made it to Android devices. While it may have taken a while. it looks like the iOS version of the app brings with it everything that makes the Android one so interesting. Not only can you play around with your avatar, you can hook your device up to your console and have it fed information about the compatible game you're playing or the movie you're watching. It's certainly an interesting idea, and while there's not much cross-content available at the moment, but hopefully more intuitive and innovative uses for the app will spring forth in d…


Karateka heading to iOS devices this month

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 11 months ago
Karateka heading to iOS devices this month

Jordan Mechner might be best known for his work on Prince of Persia, but the legendary game creator has a pretty impressive and varied back catalogue as well. We've already seen an iOS version of his point and click adventure The Last Express, and now we're being treated to an updated edition of his classic beat 'em up Karateka. While the screens on show here are from the home console version, it's likely that the iOS port is going to do just as much justice to the redesigned fighter as its home based brethren. Described as a "rhythm based story-fighter" in the press release, Karateka is an update rather than a straight remake, but still sees you battling foes in an attempt to free your…


QI's top 10 iPhone Games for October 2012

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 11 months ago
QI's top 10 iPhone Games for October 2012

October has come and gone, so now it's time to look over the past month and see what the Quality Index has to say about what the top games were. 1. Punch Quest2. Need for Speed: Most Wanted3. Fighting Fantasy: Blood of the Zombies4. Letterpress - Word Game5. On The Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 36. Wimp: Who Stole My Pants? HD7. Catch-228. Bad Piggies9. Devil's Attorney10. The Last Express Now our own Top 3 of the month has yet to come out, but October was full of amazing releases, and I'm positive you'll see most of the same titles pop up when Andrew finally gets around to recording and uploading it (zing!). On a personal note, it's great to see Catch-22 there, as I still find mysel…


Untitled Space Game

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 11 months ago
Untitled Space Game

Now the game in question isn't coming out till early 2013, but at their website (link at the bottom of this article), they have a submission system to name their game. Not a bad way to generate some buzz if you ask me. What you need to know you can find in the trailer. It's a twin stick shooter where you control a.... thing, and the level design looks like it might present some intriguing and intense scenarios. [Untitled Game Website]…


Touchy turns your iOS device into a flash game controller

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 11 months ago
Touchy turns your iOS device into a flash game controller

If you've ever sat playing a browser game, quietly wishing you had something better than the arrow keys on your computer to play it, your prayers have been answered. Touchy, from browser and smartphone developer Nitrome, turns your iOS device into a controller for a variety of different Nitrome games, and getting started is as simple as downloading the free app and logging on to the Nitrome website. This is a lot more than just a set of on-screen buttons though. The controller app performs differently depending on the game you select, with tailored control schemes for each of the 9 different games that are currently available. With more titles set to be announced in the not too distant fu…


It Says What it is

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 12 months ago
It Says What it is

Chip Chain is a new iPhone puzzle game that is being released on November 8th. You place down poker chips, and you arrange them in chains for maximum points. Sound simple enough? It may be. It also looks like it could be pretty addictive. Check out the trailer. The game will be a free app with in-app purchases revolving around gems as the game's currency. Let's hope they get the balance right!…


Eek! (no, not the Cat)

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 12 months ago
Eek! (no, not the Cat)

Due out next week on November 6th, Eek! is a game that takes literalism to a whole new level, creating a 'dodge the objects' game using typography. The trailer will explain the concept better. Eek! will cost $0.99 and it looks like it provides solid enough gameplay to allow the unusual art choice to create novelty.…


Curiosity set to release next week

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 12 months ago
Curiosity set to release next week

Peter Molyneux's first post-Microsoft game with 22cans was supposed to have come out in September. Then October. Now, it looks like it's finally been approved by Apple, and will see the light of day on November the 7th. Curiosity: What's Inside the Cube, which is all about chipping away at the outside of a cube, is one of 22 experiments set to be released by the studio that explore the nature of how we play. What's inside the cube remains a secret, a fact which is pretty impressive in this era of spolier filled trailers and leaks of information. So if you want to find out what Peter keeps inside his cube, you're just going to have to grab a pickaxe and start hacking with the rest of us ne…


November starting off with Arc Squadron

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 12 months ago
November starting off with Arc Squadron

November 1st is a Thursday, and while many great games come out on Thursdays, this article is about Arc Squadron. Using the Unreal Engine and boasting an innovative touch control scheme, this space shooter bears more than a passing resemblance to high octane games like Afterburner. Have a look at the trailer to see what I mean.…