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Eek! (no, not the Cat)

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 1 month 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, 2 years, 1 month 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, 2 years, 1 month 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.…


Pandoodle

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 1 month ago
Pandoodle

The title is just the name of the game, since it's pretty eye-catching all on its own. Released November 2nd, this game has a sketchy art style, and a rather simple drawing mechanic. To be honest it's probably not something most of our audience would be interested in, but there's a certain charm and elegance to it, and it looks like it could be quite enjoyable. Have a look at the trailer.…


FAA's Free Daily App - Zombie Gunship

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 1 month ago
FAA's Free Daily App - Zombie Gunship

We're working together with the team at Free App Alliance to highlight a great free app for you to check out everyday. "In Zombie Gunship, you are thrust into the the gunner seat of a heavily armoured AC-130 ground attack aircraft and tasked with protecting the remaining survivors of the zombie apocalypse from waves of flesh-eating walkers.Your aircraft is equipped with 3D night vision and three powerful guns - the 25mm Gatling gun, 40mm Bofors auto-cannon, and 105mm Howitzer cannon - so you're more than equipped for the task at hand.Zombie Gunship features iCloud support, Game Center-powered leaderboards, and AirPlay functionality." Download it now and get the best free apps…


Hardly anyone paying for Punch Quest

News By Harry Slater, 2 years, 1 month ago
Hardly anyone paying for Punch Quest

While Rocket Cat's endless puncher might be gaining critical acclaim, the number of people who are actually spending money on its in-app purchases is almost non-existent. Speaking to Pocket Gamer, designer Kepa Auwae stated that while over half a million people had downloaded the game, only around 0.01% of them have actually spent any money on it. "We really needed to get seen by more people, and Punch Quest accomplished that while giving us a ton of success with review scores from major sites and acclaim from iOS gamers." It's not unusual to see the less vociferous freemium titles suffering. Earlier this year Solipskier's Gasketball suffered a similar fate, with an even more dramatic c…


FAA's Free Daily App - Golf KingDoms

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 1 month ago
FAA's Free Daily App - Golf KingDoms

"Golf KingDoms is a gorgeous-looking side-scrolling golfing game that features 27 holes spread across three fantasy worlds (Jungle Land, Snow Land, and Lava Land).You can tackle all 27 holes in either Practice or Tournament mode. You can also choose to play with or without wind. Naturally, turning the wind on will make your life a lot harder.Codespot, the game's developer, has promised that new lands, items, and more will be added periodically in free updates." Download it now and get the best free apps every day from the Free App Alliance app.…


Gameloft porting 12 titles to Windows Phone 8

News By Harry Slater, 2 years, 1 month ago
Gameloft porting 12 titles to Windows Phone 8

Gameloft has announced that it's hard at work on porting 12 of its most popular iOS and Android games on to Microsoft's recently released Windows 8 Platform. There's no firm release date for the titles yet, just a vague 2012/2013, but they're a mixed bag of casual and hardcore games that should appeal to a broad spectrum of gamers. Most excitingly for Windows Phone 8 players Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, the upcoming installment in Gameloft's CoD aping military shooter series is making the shift in the not too distant future. There's also the dynamic duo of superhero movie tie-ins The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises, and sci-fi FPS epic N.O.V.A 3. You can check out all of the…


Halloween iOS Bonanza Part 2 - More Tricks And Treats To Enjoy!

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 1 month ago
Halloween iOS Bonanza Part 2 - More Tricks And Treats To Enjoy!

There are many reasons to enjoy the holiday seasons, but being able to grab a fistful of excellent titles at bargain prices and enjoying copious amounts of free content certainly helps. So we're back again with more news of publishers and developers alike going crazy thanks to the pumpkin-fueled period that is the end of October! Dead Trigger Halloween Update We didn't make any bones about how dissapointed we were at the release content for MADFINGER's zombie shoot'em-up Dead Trigger, but true to their word the game is constantly being updated, making it a bargain at the generous entry price of 'free'. Of course their Halloween update has just gone live, pushing out additional optimizati…


Frankenstorm Looms Over AppSpy

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 1 month ago
Frankenstorm Looms Over AppSpy

Due to the insane weather on the East Coast of the United States and the close proximity of our servers to said area, there's a likely chance that the site will experience hiccups. We apologize for any inconvenience, but we know the techies are hard at work keeping everything up, so feel free to show them some love (if/when the comments behave!)…


FAA's Free Daily App - DrawRace 2

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 1 month ago
FAA's Free Daily App - DrawRace 2

We're working together with the team at Free App Alliance to highlight a great free app for you to check out everyday and today's deal is one we've personally given a huge thumbs up with a 5/5. "DrawRace 2 is an award-winning racer that's packed full of content, including a gymkhana skill game and a single-player campaign that features no fewer than 180 challenges.In this high-speed racer, you navigate your motor around a series of detailed top-down tracks by drawing your vehicle's path with your finger.The speed at which you trace the racing line on your device's screen dictates the acceleration and deceleration of your car. Don't expect an easy ride, basically." Check out our review…


Enter the Monochrome Lair of the Minotaur

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 1 month ago
Enter the Monochrome Lair of the Minotaur

Described as a cross between Ikaruga and Tilt to Live, Minotaur is looking like a fast paced, engaging high score game that's arriving just in time for Halloween on October 31st. I could explain more, but i'll let the trailer do the talking. Definitely looks worth checking out though.…


Novelty is in the eye of the Beholder

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 1 month ago
Novelty is in the eye of the Beholder

First watch the trailer... What a novel concept. Instead of utilizing touch and gesture based input, Eyesfire makes use of the face recognition software in the iPhone. Now from a gameplay standpoint, finding an optimum area to place your phone, and moving your head around might be problematic (as well as firing a gun by blinking, which means you have to stop looking at the screen, as fast as the process may be). Still, we give credit to such intriguing game concepts, as it's thinking outside the box that can lead to something special, even if it takes more than a few iterations to get there.[App Store Link]…


It's a Trap!

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 1 month ago
It's a Trap!

Yes the meme is a bit cliche now, but be honest, you all heard the voice in your heads, didn't you. Anyways, Trap Mansion is getting released tomorrow on the 30th, and while we all know about the survival horror genre, we've seen far less games in the survival genre, which this looks to be part of. It looks to have a quirky sense of humour and style, and as long as the controls for shuffling your character through this mansion of doom work well, this could be a blast. More can be found in the trailer!…


Square Enix set to drop their prices?

News By Harry Slater, 2 years, 1 month ago
Square Enix set to drop their prices?

It looks like there might be some wriggle room in Square Enix's often derided pricing structure. The Japanese power house's head of mobile for Europe, Antony Douglas, had some interesting things to say on the subject at the recent Casual Connect conference in Kiev. “$20 for something you can play for 30 or 40 hours is still cheaper than what you can get on a handheld.  [Square Enix] Japan are trying that and seeing how it works, and it works very well in Japan." "It has been commented on quite a lot in Europe in the West, [and] they’re responding to it.  They’re seeing the feedback, and there will probably be changes in the way that it’s structured.”…