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Gamelion releases League of Heroes

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 5 months ago
Gamelion releases League of Heroes

Gamelion, the developer behind Monster Shooter and Doodle Fit has released a new free-to-play hack and slasher called League of Heroes. Set in a rich fantasy universe populated with gorgeous, hand drawn 2D sprites, the game looks to riff on the likes of Zelda, giving you an isometric world to attack with your trusty weapon. The game offers enormous boss battles, huge hordes of enemies for you to slice and dice your way through, and a huge number of quests to sate the adventurer's urge in all of us. League of Heroes is available right now from the App Store for nothing at all, and we've embedded a trailer below so you can get a taste of the brightly coloured fantasy violence you're going…


FAA's Free App of the Day – Random Heroes

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 5 months ago
FAA's Free App of the Day – Random Heroes

Sadly we just missed out on a deal for Super Crate Box, but for those after another solid platformer, check out the Free App Alliance's latest pick! "Random Heroes is another excellent platformer from Ravenous Games. That's the studio responsible for equally excellent League of Evil 1 and 2. Basically, you have to take control of one of 15 different heroes, and attempt to save the world across more than 30 levels. You have guns and other weapons to help you out, but don't expect a walk in the park - this is one tricky game." Trailer: You can check out our review of Random Heroes here (note the game has been updated since this release - so take the plunge!) Download…


App Wrap Up (Tuesday Edition, 23rd October 2012)

Wrapup By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 5 months ago
App Wrap Up (Tuesday Edition, 23rd October 2012)

Hey hey everyone! It's a Tuesday, and while we don't normally have an App Wrap Up today, my list of interesting games to showcase is bursting at the seams, so let's get started! As always, our impressions and choices are based solely on the trailers. Got it? Good. Let's go! Spectrum Run (Tobias Hagemann) Kind of cut from the same cloth as last week's reviewed Polara, this is an endless runner based on changing to the appropriate colour to make it through the obstacles. It adds an extra level of reaction based thinking to deal with and due to this, could turn into a great challenge or horrendous frustration.[App Store Link] Fruit Rocks (Ad Maiora Studio) Watching the trailer…


Skyriders Review

Review Inverse Blue By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 5 months ago
Skyriders Review

Skyriders by Inverse Blue treads a fine line. Skill-based time-trial racers are notorious for their sharp difficulty curves, and this space-themed title provides no less of a challenge, however clever level design and simple, yet insanely fun gameplay keeps you coming back for more punishment. First appearances may make you think of games like F-Zero and you'd be on the right path, however instead of racing AI opponents you're attempting to beat your own time and score. In order to do…

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Super Meat Boy iOS delayed

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 5 months ago
Super Meat Boy iOS delayed

The iOS version of Team Meat's super difficult, super gory platformer Super Meat Boy has been delayed for a little while as the two man dev team focus on a different project. Speaking on their blog, the team said that while the game would see the light of day on iOS devices soon, new cat mutating title Mewgenics was going to be their focus for the time being. There's no word yet on whether Mewgenics will appear on iOS devices, but Team Meat moved to reassure fans of their hardcore platformer that Super Meat Boy would definitely rear its meaty head on iOS. "SMB fans need not worry, the new Super Meat Boy (SMB:TG) is still in dev, just on hold till we squeeze this little kitten out of our…


Zaxxon Escape Review

Review SEGA By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 5 months ago
Zaxxon Escape Review

As Arcade games go, Zaxxon by SEGA remains milestone in gaming history thanks to its many firsts - not the least of which was the introduction of 'axonometric projections' to create a sort-of holographic 3D effect. Thankfully it's 2012 now and 3D effects are the least of our worries, so SEGA have dug up their classic title to give it Temple Run-like shake-up. It's here that things start to feel a bit worrying - avoiding hazards has always been a staple in the original isometric shoot'…

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FAA's Free App of the Day - Saving Private Sheep 2

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 5 months ago
FAA's Free App of the Day - Saving Private Sheep 2

We here at AppSpy are proud to be part of the Free App Alliance and as such we're going to start highlighting these great games every day for you to check out. Your mission in Saving Private Sheep 2, should you choose to accept it, is to grab your trusty catapult and prevent pesky foxes from running off with your sheep buddies. This title features no fewer than 66 levels - all of which are filled with obstacles that you have to overcome in order to complete your objective. Furthermore, you can use the in-game editor to create and share your very own stages with other players around the world. Download it now and get the best free apps every day from the Free App Alliance app.…


Falling...and Falling

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 5 months ago
Falling...and Falling

While a lot of games based on vertical movement have you jumping ever highwards, Freedom Fall has decided to travel in the other direction. Being released on the App Store sometime in mid-November, this gameplay and art style look good enough to make this an enjoyable experience. Of course looks can be decieving, but we'll wait till it's out to pass judgement. Here's the trailer.…


Borderlands set to make its iOS debut

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 5 months ago
Borderlands set to make its iOS debut

According to a page from the digital strategy guide for Borderlands 2 dug up by IGN, It looks like 2K's post apocalyptic RPG/FPS hybrid is set to make its bow on mobile devices. Borderlands Legends takes place in the same rich universe as its console brethren, and features Roland, Lilith, Mordecai, and Brick - the stars of the original Borderlands - in a wave based battle built specifically for iOS devices. The game, which sees you leading your favourite character in a series of randomised missions, levelling them up and gaining powers as you do, is set to see the light of day sometime this month, although no firm release date has been given just yet. Still, it's good to see another pop…


Sonic Jump™ Review

Review SEGA By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 5 months ago
Sonic Jump™ Review

Doodle Jump remains a stalwart casual-gaming superhero for the iOS platform, elegantly combining dead-simple controls unique to the iPhone with an addictive challenge that spurs you on to keep reaching higher. Sonic Jump by SEGA attempts to repackage the whole platforming experience of its bigger platformers in to a basic jumper, and surprisingly, it fits perfectly. Some may think this sounds odd, especially as the original titles involved jumping, but also a LOT of running too - so h…

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Super Falling Fred Review

Review Dedalord S.R.L. By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 5 months ago
Super Falling Fred Review

Dedalord is back again, this time with a free-to-play update to Falling Fred. The 'super' isn't without its merit either as players get to combine a whole host of new power-ups to survive all-new deadly depths. Oh, and Fred isn't alone this time - he gets to share his pain with a range of new characters too. All you need to do to score it large is to avoid hazards in the vertical shaft Fred and company are falling down - it sounds easy, and thanks to the auto-calibrated tilt controls…

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GREE releases new game targetting the "mid-core"

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 6 months ago
GREE releases new game targetting the "mid-core"

GREE has released a new monster nabbing title that it hopes is going to bridge the gap between the hardcore and the casual. So there's epic adventure and battles, alongside world building and house keeping tasks. Called Monster Quest, the game is all about capturing 400 different types of beast, then building up your own personal army of monstrous servants. There's a PVP mode as well that allows you to pit your army against another player's, battling it out to see whose collection of hideous creatures is the strongest. “From casual to mid-core games, our mission is to continuously expand our content offering to provide deeply entertaining experiences to all types of mobile gamers…


Hands On Preview For Punch Quest

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 6 months 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…


A Wonderland Story HD iPad Review

Review Josh Presseisen By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 6 months ago
A Wonderland Story HD iPad Review

It's all well-and-good that Alice gets a story about her adventures in Wonderland, but what of the White Rabbit? It's bad enough that he's late for his meeting, but having a bunny obsessed girl chasing after him isn't helping things along either, especially considering the wonky terrain. A Wonderland Story by Forest Moon Games and Alchemy Games has you helping the rabbit along his way by moving the ground so he can keep walking forward, hopefully avoiding its many inhabitants in the pr…

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True Skate Review

Review True Axis By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 6 months ago
True Skate Review

Tony Hawk Pro Skating allowed me to vicariously live out my enjoyment of skateboarding without the need to go outside and get hot and sweaty during the Summer months. However, Tony Hawk and its ilk had no problem with throwing reality out the window. This may make for a good game, but there's nothing wrong with wanting to flex your skills by trying your hand at something challenging; something realistic. True Skate by True Axis adds itself to the relatively short list of games that se…

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