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First trailer for Dungeon Hunter 4 arrives

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 4 months ago
First trailer for Dungeon Hunter 4 arrives

It's fair to say that Dungeon Hunter 3 didn't go down too well with a lot of people. The move from a premium, story based adventure to a freemium, arena based brawler didn't go down too well with a lot of fans. And now we've got the first trailer for the fourth game in the series, cleverly titled Dungeon Hunter 4. Right now we've got no release date, no confirmation of pricing, and a trailer that, while it shows off lots of violence and the possibility of a story, doesn't really give any clues away. One thing's for sure, the game looks gorgeous, and it's going to feature plenty of large enemies for you to club, slice, shoot, and magic to death. It also appears a giant demon is going to be…


Star Wars Pinball Review

Review ZEN Studios Ltd. By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 4 months ago
Star Wars Pinball Review

ZEN Studios are digital craftsmen of dream-like virtual pinball machines and the idea of them creating not just one, but three Star Wars themed tables was like a dream come true. While you could pick up these boards as DLC for ZEN Pinball, the standalone App gives you a chance to participate in a Rebel vs. Empire 'metagame', and I couldn't give up the opportunity to bring balance to the force... via the dark side. Your initial purchase will unlock Star Wars Episode V, with The Clone W…

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Check Out Halfbrick's New Title - Fish Out Of Water

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 4 months ago
Check Out Halfbrick's New Title - Fish Out Of Water

If you've been wondering what Halfbrick have been up to, the answer is: Fish Out Of Water. Your task, should you jump in to the gorgeous looking deeps, is to fling one of the many fish you have available and score as high as you can. The twist comes in each fish sporting unique properties that will help you to overcome the dynamically changing ocean. While the dolphin may be helpful in one situation, you may need 'The Brothers' to bounce over many smaller waves in a rough ocean, or skip them altogether with 'Micro' the whale. There are also incentives for playing with friends, including levelling up and earning temporary boosts to help you out. The game is should set you back $0.99, how…


FIST OF AWESOME gets a new trailer

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 4 months ago
FIST OF AWESOME gets a new trailer

Retro styled woodland creature brawler Fist of Awesome has received a new trailer that shows off the sort of bear punching action you can expect when the game arrives on the App Store in May. The game, which has been developed by Nicol Hunt, whose previous employers include Codemasters and Realtime Worlds, had a successful Kickstarter funding push last year, and is set to see the light of day in a couple of months. Thanks to the Kickstarter cash - the game earned over £11,000, more than double what was asked for - Hunt has been able to bring in more help to get the game finished, which is good news for anyone who's longing for an iPad or iPhone game where knocking out bears and deer…


Snoopy Coaster Review

Review Chillingo Ltd By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 4 months ago
Snoopy Coaster Review

Snoopy Coaster is insidious. Last year Dave reviewed Madcoaster, and thought that it was an intriguing premise made far too forgiving, so much so that the game became quite boring. Well then why is Snoopy Coaster better when it's basically the same game with a different skin? well because Dave is a Peanuts fan of course, and while it's easy to sneer at a game using a licensed property to try and pull in fans of that property, the sad truth is that it works. Now don't get us wrong, this…

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Abalone® Review

Review Bulkypix By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 4 months ago
Abalone® Review

We've spoken about the renaissance of board games on the iOS before, but one great thing about it aside from fans of these games having digital and portable copies of their favorite titles, is for gamers to experience games in this category that they have never come across. This is the case with us here at AppSpy and Abalone. On the surface it looks like a version of Chinese Checkers but once the rules of the game are explained you'll find one of those games that is simple to learn, bu…

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5 Days Left - Ronin Code Giveaway

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 4 months ago
5 Days Left - Ronin Code Giveaway

Don't forget to check out the original post (http://www.appspy.com/feature/6856/code-giveaway-20-copies-of-rnin-by-bulwark-studios) for your chance to win one of 20 codes. It couldn't be easier!…


Endgame: Syria Finally Approved for App Store... kind of

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 4 months ago
Endgame: Syria Finally Approved for App Store... kind of

After three submission on the App Store, and being released already both on Android and PC, Endgame: Syria is finally available on iOS devices. The catch? They just had to remove all references to the country of Syria and the conflicting forces there-in.  Developer Tomas Rawlings of 'Game the News' explains the situation in this quote: "We've come to the end of three rejections and one appeal and the only way we've been able to get Endgame:Syria out on iOS was to remove all references to the real world and sadly that changes it from a 'newsgame' into just a 'game'. We've released this game version so at least players with Apple devices can get a feel for what we originally intend…


Double Fine Adventure gets a name

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 4 months ago
Double Fine Adventure gets a name

The experiment formerly known as Double Fine Adventure finally has a name and a synopsis. No longer do the millions of dollars Double Fine raised through KickStarter belong to an unnamed project, instead they're being used to fund the development of Broken Age. The game is set to tell the story of a young girl who's been chosen by her village as a sacrifice to a terrible monster, and a young boy who lives a solitary existence on a spaceship. Their paths entangle and entwine and, as you'd expect, adventure ensues. If you didn't put some money into the KickStarter campaign, you've still got a chance to become a backer of the game. Throwing cash at Double Fine seems to be the done thing nowad…


Let's Play - Order & Chaos: Duels

Feature By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 4 months ago
Let's Play - Order & Chaos: Duels

While I know we've done something similar way, way, waaaay in the distant past, we're going to give this a regular run so those of you who want a better look at a game can follow along and check out the finer details. Let us know what you think!…


Yes, This Is XCOM: Enemy Unknown For iOS

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 5 months ago
Yes, This Is XCOM: Enemy Unknown For iOS

This caught us completely by surprise, but then again with PAX East currently pumping out some great news for the gaming world in general, we probably should have guessed something of this magnitude was in the works. Firaxis have officially announced an adaption of XCOM: Enemy Unknown for the iOS platform, and while the graphical fidelity may be toned down, the gameplay is completely intact. Actually, 2K have released a titbit covering the details so hit the video for more info. Consider us ready and waiting for XCOM... I'll be playing on Iron Man mode... because I'm just too manly for the regular mode!…


Code Giveaway! - 20 Copies Of Rōnin by Bulwark Studios

Feature By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 5 months ago
Code Giveaway! - 20 Copies Of Rōnin by Bulwark Studios

As you may have noticed, we've updated our review for Ronin, and the verdict? Let's say we're pleased with how the game is shaping up. And so we're also pleased to say you have a chance to get your hands on this underrated endless runner thanks to the generous people over at Bulwark Studios. In order to score one of our 20 codes all you have to do is register with our site and leave a comment below... with one last catch: Catch my attention with something clever or amusing; bonuses for doing it with a simple haiku. Entries will close on the 31st of March (11:59pm GMT 0), so you've got plenty of time to come up with something amazing! [Ronin Review]…


Block Fortress Review

Review Foursaken Media By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 5 months ago
Block Fortress Review

[Editor's Note: I've been playing the game quite seriously since recording the footage and I must say my personal experience mirrors much of what has been said below; the game has a wealth of depth, but scratching more than the surface can be very, very difficult. If the game looks appealing (as it did to me), search out some guides and you'll be lost for hours!] Games like Block Fortress can be quite a challenge to review. Not only does the game have a imposing learning curve to unde…

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Update (ver. 1.2.2): Rōnin Review

Review Bulwark Studios By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 5 months ago
Update (ver. 1.2.2): Rōnin Review

[Version 1.2.2 Update: Since we last reviewed Ronin, the game has had some major changes made to its outer shell, focusing its efforts on the high-scoring aspect, while providing enough base motivation through upgrades and basic missions to keep casual audiences entertained (at least much longer than before). Other nifty updates include an alternative control scheme (you can now tap to attack, with swiping for 'evasions' only), new hazards to add to the fighting mechanic's novelty, and…

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PPSSPP - PSP Emulation for Jailbroken Phones

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 5 months ago
PPSSPP - PSP Emulation for Jailbroken Phones

We don't normally engage in discussions about jailbreaking iOS devices, but every now and then you can see the appeal in going down that somewhat gray pathway. One such benefit includes being able to reduce the amount of portable devices you take out with you by emulating them on your iPhone or iPad. The clever boffins over at PPSSPP are making large strides in emulating the PSP, with recent developments getting the JIT (Just In Time) rendering working (somewhat) stably, meaning you can play with near perfect framerates. Check it out in action: For those interested, the iOS version of PPSSPP is currently available via Cydia, so if you're already Jailbroken and want to take the plunge,…