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Bank Job Review

Bank Job Review

Aussie developer Screwtape Studios aren't exactly new to the iOS scene, but you'd be forgiven for thinking they'd been around for much longer considering the quality of Bank Job's presentation. While it may be a relatively basic endless auto-runner, there's an undeniable charm to Paulie Barbosa's thieving antics. Your job is that of scarpering off with as much loot as possible, while avoiding the many traps (and bombs) that line the corridors of the bank you're inside. The controls co…

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Offroad Legends Review

Offroad Legends Review

Upon loading up Offroad Legends, we were expecting a Trials type experience, and this looked like the same insane jump and bump gameplay, only with monster trucks instead of motor bikes. Well it's not really like that at all, but forging its own path, this racer definitely has some unique things to offer, such as jumping lava in a hippie kombi van. One of the first things to get used to is that going full bolt will have disastrous effects. Your truck has a damage percentage meter, and…

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Chasing Yello Review

Review dreamfab By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years ago
Chasing Yello Review

Do you remember that horrific animal-destroying child from Pixar's Finding Nemo? Now imagine you're a fish living in the home of a similar child and you're presented with one opportunity for escape - the river just outside your window. Would you take it? Even if you knew there was a slim chance of survival? Is the risk worth it for freedom? Philosophy aside, you can help Yello in his attempt to escape the clutches of a crazy young-girl by dashing along a twisting and dangerous river-ra…

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App Wrap Up (Week ending June 6th, 2012)

Wrapup By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
App Wrap Up (Week ending June 6th, 2012)

There's still no set schedule on these posts (it's usually when i have enough games to warrant one), but we'll try for 1 - 2 a week for now. Remember, these games aren't necessarily great, but based on the trailers look like they have potential or something interesting to offer (that might even culminate in a review). Pure Fun Soccer (Diorgo Jonkers) A soccer game with a fun chibi visual style. It does look a little slow paced, but it might just be what fans of more arcade style soccer titles are looking for.[App Store Link] Banzai Dice (Sergey Epifanov) A dice game that is part puzzle, part scoring. You have to form strings of the same number, and subsequent strings will c…


Friday News Wrap-Up 6 July 2012

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years ago
Friday News Wrap-Up 6 July 2012

For those who missed out on the message last week, I was away due to a friend's wedding - it was at a winery, so you'll have to forgive me for taking the time off to indulge myself with copious amounts of fermented juice. In other news, I've also picked up an iPad 3 for our office, which means instead of the sporadic use I've had for testing purposes, we can finally start recording footage. It's good news all-round so lets jump right in to the Friday Wrap-Up for the 6th of July, 2012. Street Fighter X Tekken - Out This SummerWe only briefly touched on the E3 rumors of Capcom developing an iOS version of their latest fighting title, but the developer has since confirmed that the ga…


Fishing Joy 2 Reeling into the App Store on July 12th

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
Fishing Joy 2 Reeling into the App Store on July 12th

The original Fishing Joy was quite a success for Punchbox Studios with over eighty five million downloads. Now they've set their sights on delivering a worthy sequel, and that sequel will be out on July 12th. Here's the trailer... Looking like a cross between a relaxing fishing title and a shooter, this definitely looks interesting enough to keep an eye out for. Aside from the crisp underwater graphics bursting with sealife, there looks to be a lot of content, complete with multipliers, coin collection and mini-games. We'll know more when it drops next week.…


Bounty Racer Released on July 12th

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
Bounty Racer Released on July 12th

What strikes me first watching the trailer for Bounty Racer (which is posted below) is the visual similarities to a game i loved growing up called Big Red Racing. Something about the sparse yet inviting mountainous terrain. Bounty Racer offers a myriad of challenges and courses along with four player online multiplayer. Whether the racing itself is enticing remains to be seen, but as it drops next week, it won't take long to find out.…


QI's Top Games for June 2012

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
QI's Top Games for June 2012

Every month seems to bring us an interesting array of games for iDevices, and June was no exception. Here are Quality Index's top 10 games for the previous month. Quality Index Top 10 iPhone games June 2012 1. GoNinja (9.42)2. Squids Wild West (9.23)3. WarGames: WOPR (9.14)4. Light Byte (9.05)5. New Star Soccer (9.06)6. Little Things Forever (8.97)7. Zombie Ace (8.88)8. Dungeon Village (8.79)9. OLO Game (8.710)10. Mega Run: Redford's Adventure (8.6) This month the QI list is going out before our own top games of June video. It's not going to influence our decision, but after the video goes up, come back and have a look to see if our opinions gel with the rest of the re…


iMpulse Controller for Smart Phones

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
iMpulse Controller for Smart Phones

In a lot of our reviews, you would have heard us bemoan the lack of responsive controls, especially on games that are ports from console or PC where you have a keyboard or controller to deal with. With that in mind, it's always neat to see a company create a controller to interface with smart phones, and the iMpulse is such a device. Touted as small and wireless, this controller fits on your keyring, has USB connection as well as long battery life. Since it's supposed to go on your keychain, your phone can help you find your keys if you misplace them. While sounding good in theory, developers need to make their games compatible with the device, and its tiny frame might prove uncomfortable…


Preview of Gets to the Exit

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
Preview of Gets to the Exit

[edit] The game is now available in the App Store. [Link] Developers Roll7 are proud to announce their upcoming title Gets to the End. While the name itself may be self explanatory, it's a game that takes its cue from Lemmings, except instead of controlling the tribesmen, you control the environment. It looks quite amusing, and we'll keep you updated on when it's slated to hit the app store. In the meantime, here's the trailer...…


Captain Antarctica Review

Captain Antarctica Review

Taking the name at face-value, I had no idea what to expect from FDG Entertainment's latest acquisition, Captain Antarctica. A shield-slinging polar bear did flash across my mind momentarily, but the reality was just as amusing and if you'll forgive me for saying so, incredibly cute too. There are villainous foes to defeat in the depths of the sea and it's your job as an avenging penguin to strap on a rocket, eat as many fish as you can to power it up and turn yourself in to a living…

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TheEndApp Review

TheEndApp Review

If you're going to jump on a bandwagon, you may as well go large or go home. The End by Goroid certainly goes above and beyond, keeping in-tact the basic free-running fun of games like Temple Run while pairing it with a light story and unlockable power-ups that are tied to your skill, not just your patience in slowly accumulating cash. As a survivor of the end-days of humanity, your primary job is one of setting up a camp in order to survive. Duct tape has become a valuable resource,…

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The Ruins Guild out on iOS soon

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
The Ruins Guild out on iOS soon

Already out on Android, and coming to iOS, The Runes Guild is a hack and slash game from Potugese developer, WorkEffective. Here's the launch trailer. It looks kind of generic fantasy with some camera oddities, but the if the gameplay and loot gathering is solid, this could be a great addition to the iOS library. We shall see.…


Ski Safari's First Update

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
Ski Safari's First Update

For those of you who have uncovered all that Ski Safari has to offer, their first update has hit on the app store. It features a new slope called Howling Hills that is home to a new animal to collect; the wolf! Aside from new challenges and rankings there is also a store to spend all those coins you have collected. Sounds like a great new addition to what was already a fun game. Time to return to the slopes! [Ski Safarai iTunes - Ski Safari Review]…