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Hands On Preview For Punch Quest

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 1 month ago
Hands On Preview For Punch Quest

With Dave catching up on work and releases flying at me left and right the usual Friday Wrap-Up has been delayed, but fear not for I have something just as good - a hands-on preview! Lets not beat around the bush here, Punch Quest from Rocketcat Games owes much of its DNA to that of Jetpack Joyride from Halfbrick Studios. That said, what's on offer is a distinctly different beast even if it does fall in to the rather broad 'auto-runner' category that has been a near constant on the App Store for a long time. However, Punch Quest 'gets it'. From the instant you load up and hit start the game starts blaring at you with colorful explosions everywhere; enemies flying left and right a…


Infinity Blade Dungeons delayed until next year

News By Harry Slater, 2 years, 1 month ago
Infinity Blade Dungeons delayed until next year

If you've been looking forward to some Infinity Blade style dungeon crawling this year, then we've got bad news for you. According to AllThingsD Epic and Impossible Studio's Diablo aping hack and slasher has been put back until 2013. “Ever since the talented team at Impossible Studios got their hands on Infinity Blade: Dungeons, they’ve been busy adding their great ideas to the game,” spokesman Wes Phillips told the website. “There was also the matter of getting the Impossible Studios team up and running with desks, chairs, staplers and computers. The logistics of a new studio and implementing all these great ideas required a little extra time, so Infinity Blade:…


Sonic Jump leaping on to the App Store

News By Harry Slater, 2 years, 1 month ago
Sonic Jump leaping on to the App Store

Sega is set to release its first smartphone-only Sonic title, Sonic Jump, which sees you leading the blue hedgehog through a variety of vertical levels. The game plays a lot like Doodle Jump, with the blue speedster leaping whenever he touches a platform and tilts of your device controlling the direction of his jumps. There are some Sonic-y twists thrown in too, with power ups that give you boosts that are going to be familiar to anyone who's played a Sonic game before, and boss battles against the evil Dr. Eggman. Sonic Jump should be available from the App Store pretty darn soon, and it'll set you back $1.99.…


If Gaming is a meal, is this Finger Food?

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 1 month ago
If Gaming is a meal, is this Finger Food?

Ok, i admit that title was seriously lame, but you know what isn't? The look of the game this article is covering! Full recovery! Finger Tied is an iPad only game that's coming out this Thursday. It will cost $2.99 and is a game that be played by oneself or with others in a party environment. It's kind of a finger dexterity puzzler. What do I mean by that? Well the trailer more than explains.…


Carmageddon Free For First 24 Hours

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 1 month ago
Carmageddon Free For First 24 Hours

While we finish up our review of Carmageddon, do yourself a favor and grab a copy for free right now! (Some regions may not yet be active - just be patient as it rolls out around the globe) You can thank the wonderful contributors over at the Carmageddon: Reincarnation Kickstarter page for not only bringing back to life one of the 90's craziest car-racing-come-bloodsport titles, but also helping to fund the iOS release we have today. Personally I'm having a hard time pulling off the rose-tinted glasses, what with having spent an ungodly amount of time enjoying the game by myself and with friends via multiplayer. If anything, it's a good indicator that gamers from the 90s will definitely wa…


Well... I'm Intrigued

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 1 month ago
Well... I'm Intrigued

About Love, Hate, and the Other Ones is looking to be an interesting puzzle platformer with a lot of charm. It releases on October 23rd, and even after watching the trailer, I'm not too sure what to make of it, but as the heading of this piece says, I am most certainly intrigued. .…


Sometimes it's not so hip to be a Square

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 1 month ago
Sometimes it's not so hip to be a Square

Especially when the name of the game is Square Planet. Pending Apple approval, this will be out on October 19th, and is an artistically beautiful looking 2.5D platformer. Let's hope the gameplay matches up. Have a look at the trailer.…


100 day game Super-Fluid hits the App Store

News By Harry Slater, 2 years, 1 month ago
100 day game Super-Fluid hits the App Store

Super-Fluid is the result of one hundred days of hard work. Created as part of Virgin Media's 100 Day challenge, the game is a side scrolling puzzler. The game was built by a team of four graduate developers from the University of Essex in the UK, who after forming Surface Tension Studios were propelled into a heady century of developing, testing, and getting advice from some of the best in the business. "We’ve had a fantastic time and would like to thank Virgin Media for giving us this amazing opportunity." said Dave Pearson from Surface Tension in a press release. "We've always wanted to work in the games industry and now thanks to this competition it's really happening. We&rsqu…


Sword of Fargoal 2 gets Kickstarted

News By Harry Slater, 2 years, 1 month ago
Sword of Fargoal 2 gets Kickstarted

The best success stories are always the ones that skirt dangerously close to failure. So it was with Sword of Fargoal 2's Kickstarter adventure, which saw the retro Rogue-like scrape past its funding amount with seconds to spare. The game is a true sequel to a C64 dungeon crawler that came out more than a quarter of a century ago and challenged you to raid randomly generated dungeons in order to discover and reclaim the titular sword. This new polished version will feature new monsters, new dungeons, new heroes - pretty much new everything really, while drawing on the legacy of the original. If you fancy trying out some old school dungeon crawling action and you can't wait for Fargoal 2,…


QI's top 10 iPhone Games for September 2012

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 1 month ago
QI's top 10 iPhone Games for September 2012

While we're already off and running in the month of October, the QI list of the top games for September is up, so let us take a look at what that list contains. 1. Poker Tools 2. FIFA 13 3. God of Blades 4. Gingy5. Rayman Jungle Run6. Blast-A-Way7. Bad Piggies8. Crafty Creatures9. Pocket Trucks10. Linkie Now our top 3 isn't out just yet, but it'll be interesting to see if there are any match ups. I expect Bad Piggies to be mentioned, and maybe God of Blades or Rayman: Jungle Run. What i find kinda iffy though is that Poker Tools isn't even a game... it's an app to study the odds of poker hands. QI has seperate lists for games and apps in their top ten, so i do find this odd. Ah well, let…


Swipe Magazine Issue 2 Now Out!

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 1 month ago
Swipe Magazine Issue 2 Now Out!

We here at AppSpy are proud to be part of the Steel Media network, especially when we get to share our thoughts in Swipe Magazine, a digital publication focused on the world of iOS and touch-based gaming. If you own an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch, you should definitely pick up a free copy of the first magazine as it's packed full of news, reviews and interactive pieces to keep iOS fans informed. All it costs is a mere $1.99 to pick up the latest issue via In App Purchase, giving you access to all of its wonderful HTML-5 features including the patented (not really) 'swipe-o-rate-o-meter'. Oh and of course there's content from our site to look forward to, which is the real real reason you sh…


Friday News Wrap-Up 12 October 2012

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 1 month ago
Friday News Wrap-Up 12 October 2012

We've got reviews flying in left and right thanks to a near complete Internet black-out yesterday, but don't worry, we still have the news of the week covered for you in our Wrap-Up. So lets hop right to it and check out the news that was in the Friday News Wrap-Up for the 12th of October, 2012.   Arcane Legends - Building on a legacyThe Legends series from Spacetime Studios has gone through many changes, not the least of which was the recent Dark Legends with its horror-esque touch. Arcane Legends is something else altogether though as it takes the feedback the company has pooled from years of supporting their titles and brings it together in to this upcoming release. There a…


Gamevil releases Zombie Gunner

News By Harry Slater, 2 years, 1 month ago
Gamevil releases Zombie Gunner

If slaughtering zombies is your cup of tea, then the App Store is likely a favourite haunt. And Gamevil has just added an extra bag to the urn with Zombie Gunner. The game is a side scrolling, cartoon shooter in a similar vein to Metal Slug, and casts you as Andrew, a civilian with a surprisingly impressive arsenal who's out to rescue his daughter from the stinking clutches of the undead horde. Like most of Gamevil's output, Zombie Gunner is free-to-play, meaning you can pick up the app for nothing, but you'll have to pay for certain items or to boost your coffers of currency. The game is available from the App Store right now, and it's probably worth a go just to see those gorgeous car…


Ivy the Kiwi? makes it to iOS

News By Harry Slater, 2 years, 1 month ago
Ivy the Kiwi? makes it to iOS

Ivy the Kiwi?, Yuji Naka's impressive vine swinging platformer, has finally made its way on to the App Store, bringing with it all of the former head of Sonic Team's design nous and charm. The game is all about guiding a stranded, flightless Kiwi through 50 levels, with the ultimate goal of reuniting her with her mother. Ivy's too young to jump or fly though, so you need to help her by pulling vines down for her to swing on. Highly praised when it first came out on Windows Phone, and when it was released on the Nintendo DS, the game is perfectly at home on touchscreen devices, and is a must buy for anyone with a penchant for platforming fun. Best of all, it's launched at a discounted pr…


I Always Kind Of Suspected it

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 1 month ago
I Always Kind Of Suspected it

Clumsy Cat is a game where as the house feline, you have to break as much stuff as possible. Not being a cat person, this type of action doesn't surprise me in the least. Have a look at the trailer to see what kind of hijinks are in store when the game is released on October 18th…