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New Quests Added To MMORPG Order & Chaos Online

News By Richard Brown, 3 years ago
New Quests Added To MMORPG Order & Chaos Online

Ying and yang. Black and white. Crouch and Messi. iPod and Zune. To that list of famous polar opposites, we should, natch, add Order & Chaos. Gameloft decided to take these two sides of the state space coin online in its World of Warcraft-esque title on iPhone at the end of April. Fast forward two months and this 3D, real-time epic MMORPG has levelled-up to version 1.0.2. So, what's in store for all the Elves, Orcs, and Undead who brave the App Store forest and click 'Update' when prompted? New quests, language-specific chat channels, additional armour sets, and a teleporter in Greenmont, mainly. And if you happen to be particularly rubbish at battling and consistently meet your vir…


Grab Street Fighter IV: Volt For iPhone At Reduced Price

News By Richard Brown, 3 years ago
Grab Street Fighter IV: Volt For iPhone At Reduced Price

Back in the ‘90s, the battle for arcade beat-‘em-up supremacy was as keenly, errrr, fought as the US presidential elections. Albeit less bloody. The two main contenders were, of course, the Street Fighter series and Midway’s Mortal Kombat franchise. Well, on iPhone in the 2010s, nothing changes (or at least everything stays the same), for this pair of monster grapplers are duking it out once more. In Round 1, Ryu, Ken, Guile, & co. took the AppSpy honours, tasting victory with a perfect 5/5 rating. By comparison, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3's warriors couldn't muster the same winning combo of graphics + audio + gameplay, Finishing with a solid but unspectacular 3. Look…


Edge Developer Mobigame Teases New Game

News By Michael McNally, 3 years, 1 month ago
Edge Developer Mobigame Teases New Game

After finally securing the trademark in May to the term 'Edge' (in a video game context) following a protracted legal battle, French developer Mobigame has revealed that Edge Extended is heading to iOS this summer. Not to be considered a direct sequel to the block-puzzling mayhem that is Edge, Edge Extended will feature 40 levels and be a universal app. Details beyond that aren't forthcoming, so you'll just to settle for the paragraph above and the image on the main feed. You'll know more about Edge Extended as soon as we do. In the meantime, why not check out Mobigame's other titles: stealth fest Perfect Cell and delightfully naughty Trucker's Delight: Episode 1.…


Torchwood: Miracle Day Revealed For iPhone

News By Matthew Gilman, 3 years, 1 month ago
Torchwood: Miracle Day Revealed For iPhone

Over at a gaming conference in the UK, BBC Worldwide fuelled the fires of sci-fi fandom with the announcement of a Torchwood game for iPhone, entitled Torchwood: Miracle Day. For those unaware, the new series of the Doctor Who spin-off will be broadcast in the US on the 8th July, with the Brits having to wait six days longer to catch it. And by happy coincidence, the iPhone adaptation of Torchwood: Miracle Day will launch at approximately the same time as the first episode airs. Gameplay details are hush-hush, though we do know that the story will revolve around the Miracle Day conceit of the programme. On the Miracle Day, no one on Earth can die - if you were wondering. We’ll be k…


Chaos Rings Omega Gets Update, New Level Cap, and Boss

News By Matthew Gilman, 3 years, 1 month ago
Chaos Rings Omega Gets Update, New Level Cap, and Boss

Japanese RPG behemoths Square Enix have given their fan base a massive reason to jump back into the wonderfully rendered world of Chaos Rings Omega. The game has been given an update, which takes the level cap up to 110 and slaps in a new hidden boss for you to find and euthanize. There are also two new Piu-Piu collections and a bunch of new weapons to be looted. On the cards in future updates is the addition of Japanese voice acting. Don’t come crying to us if your favourite character turns out to have the voice of a squealing 8-year-old girl, though. We gave Chaos Rings Omega an awesome 5 out of 5 on review. If you give the App Store gatekeepers $11.99, however, it can be all you…


Remedy's Explosive Death Rally Reduced To Free

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 1 month ago
Remedy's Explosive Death Rally Reduced To Free

Death Rally, Alan Wake, Max Payne, Max Payne 2: the sum total of Remedy Entertainment's gaming output since 1995. Not what you would call a prolific developer then, but, by heck, an influential one. Their debut release, Death Rally, was, of course, rejigged for the iPhone a couple of months ago, and earned a very creditable four stars from our Andrew. If you are still sitting on this particular top-down racer fence, mind, the news that Death Rally has gone free for a limited time could push you over the edge. What's more, since AppSpy reviewed Remedy's heavily armed driving game, the devs have upgraded its chassis with a new vehicle, paint jobs, achievements, and challenges Fancy wiping…


Survival Mode Brings Depth To Mighty Fin

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 1 month ago
Survival Mode Brings Depth To Mighty Fin

AppSpy is, of course, the best resource on the planet for iPhone game reviews, yet with only one full-time reviewer on board to cover the scene, the odd beaut is bound to slip through our trawl net. That's why each month we publish a round-up of the Top 10 iPhone games sourced from the Quality Index. In May, Launching Pad Games's casual arcader Mighty Fin leapt like a salmon to fin-ish 3rd on the Qi countdown, only beaten out by Chaos Rings Omega and First Touch Soccer. We ourselves awarded it a 4/5, praising its single-finger simplicity, clever level design, and infuriatingly catchy soundtrack. The solitary piece of criticism levelled at Mighty Fin was its - cough - shallowness, which m…


Colourful RPG Tiny Lights Illuminates The iPhone

News By Michael McNally, 3 years, 1 month ago
Colourful RPG Tiny Lights Illuminates The iPhone

Tiny Lights is an intriguing-looking iPhone RPG, which has been co-developed by Fluid Pixel and Darling Dash. Oh, it's out now, too. In the game, you play as a group of Pikmin-esque tiny lights, all of varying colours and abilities, and all pottering about in a world basked in darkness. It's not some kinda' cutesy cakewalk, though. In addition to finding the pillars of power that have been stolen by the greedy light eaters, you must collect coins, find scrolls, make friends, and scrap with enemies. All before breakfast. Tiny Lights is available now for iPhone and iPod touch priced 99c.…


Friday News Wrap-Up 24th June 2011

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 1 month ago
Friday News Wrap-Up 24th June 2011

This week's Wrap-Up is in the bag, but something seems a bit wrong... ahh that's right, the Game of the Week. Sadly the additional footage for this segment was causing problems, so I'll just have to announce it here - if you feel you have to pick up something rather than nothing this week, make sure it's Hard Lines (5/5). Besides being a familiar game to jump in to, it's hard to hold back the smiles while slamming your snake/line/cycle around the screen. And now, the main feature:…


Celebrate Sonic’s Birthday With Sega All-Stars Racing Game

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 1 month ago
Celebrate Sonic’s Birthday With Sega All-Stars Racing Game

A certain special somebody (or rather someTHING) is 20 years young today. Nope, not my nephew Samuel, but Sonic...Sonic The Hedgehog. The speediest of speedy anthropomorphic hedgehogs first whizzed onto a Sega Mega Drive / Genesis near you on 23rd June, 1991, and has zoomed onto countless platforms since. One of these is, of course, the iPhone, which The Blue Blur has graced on no less than five occasions already. The pick of the bunch, hitherto, is undoubtedly Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode 1, if you were wondering. The latest Sonic experience to appear on Apple's touchscreen is Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, a Mario Kart-inspired arcade romp featuring ten of the Japanese game maker's…


Peggle-Style Coin Drop! Reduced To Free For Limited Time

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 1 month ago
Peggle-Style Coin Drop! Reduced To Free For Limited Time

Selected by Andrew as one of our Top 3 iOS games of April 2011, Full Fat's Coin Drop! is a nailed on blend of Pachinko and Peggle. With a title that perfectly encapsulates its gameplay, Coin Drop! invites you to tap on the iPhone's touchscreen with precision timing and watch a copper or five tumble into the receptacles at the bottom. As they cascade down south, the coins must demolish obstacles, rescue girl coins, and eradicate evil blue coins. In its most recent Just Desserts update, the publishers have incorporated 15 brand new levels into Coin Drop! What's more, Full Fat have - ahem - dropped the price of the game for a limited time to free. Yep, nada. Reminds me of many a lost penny…


Chillingo's Swords & Soldiers Ready To Rock iOS Soon

News By Michael McNally, 3 years, 1 month ago
Chillingo's Swords & Soldiers Ready To Rock iOS Soon

Swords & Soldiers, one of the most critically acclaimed WiiWare games ever, is coming to iPhone in the next few weeks. The game's original makers Ronimo Games are on development duties again, while Chillingo deal with all the marketing and hype nonsense. In Swords & Soldiers, you side-scroll your way through the 2D, real-time world as one of three nations (the Vikings, Aztecs, or Chinese) looking to achieve bizarre objectives. The Vikings, for example, are on a mission to create the ultimate BBQ sauce. Wacky, huh? If that doen't whet your appetite, then there'll also be a customisable skirmish mode for further thrills and spills. Look out for Swords & Soldiers on iPhone over…


Angry Birds Seasons Dining Out On Summer Pignic sSon

News By Michael McNally, 3 years, 1 month ago
Angry Birds Seasons Dining Out On Summer Pignic sSon

Only days after it launched a new Mine & Dine update for the original Angry Birds game, developer Rovio has announced via its Facebook page that Angry Birds Seasons for iPhone will also be getting an update. The Finnish developer has kept mum with regards to detailed information on the Summer Pignic update, with only a couple of images shown on the very same Facebook page. When pushed lightly by users on Twitter, though, Rovio intimated that we'd see the next episode in the Angry Birds Seasons saga on 4th July. Looks like an Independence Day special for everyone's favourite frustrated fowl! Check out the Summer Pignic promo shots below...…


Juicy New Pomegranate In Fruit Ninja For iPhone

News By Michael McNally, 3 years, 1 month ago
Juicy New Pomegranate In Fruit Ninja For iPhone

Quench yourself with the juicy news that Halfbrick's super popular 5-star melon-chopping iPhone game Fruit Ninja has been updated overnight. A new fruit, the pomegranate, has been introduced and is “a multi-slice bullet time fruit”, which allows you to rack up a massive points total at the end of every Arcade game and sporadically throughout Classic games. New music has also been incorporated into the game, along with the ability to view your friends' high scores. Since its release, Fruit Ninja has been downloaded more than 25 million times. And critically speaking, it's performed just as admirably: in fact, we loved it enough to rate it #9 in our Top 10 iOS games of 2010. Yo…


10 Warriors Added To Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 Roster

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 1 month ago
10 Warriors Added To Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 Roster

One of the most - if not THE most - recognisable elements of Midway's brutal Mortal Kombat series was Shao Khan's imploration, "Finish Him!" What normally then followed was a gruesomely entertaining 'fatality', which totally showed your executed opponent who the flamin' boss was. From Heaven, presumably. The makers of Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, however, EA, can't seem to 'finish' off their own iPhone iteration, for they've dished out an update to their six-month-old title. In EA's (self-)defence, version 1.2.57 of their 3/5-star fighting game does deliver what the Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 App Store community has been waiting for since December... ...namely 10 extra playable characters (i…