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Shoot The Zombirds Winners Announced

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years ago
Shoot The Zombirds Winners Announced

Thanks to all that entered in to the competition to win free codes for a copy of Shoot the Zombirds! The winners have been contacted with their codes, so a special congratulations goes to 'odd', 'mike1919' on AppSpy and @emiliegetz @Saptronico @KissesForUsAll from Twitter.…


Retro Graphics of a Different Sort

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
Retro Graphics of a Different Sort

This Thursday, Kid Vector releases in the App Store. A 2d platformer envoking retro art and music, but the one difference is that while most retro games go for pixel art, this one has vectors! Doesn't look like much is new gameplay wise, but as long as the controls are solid, it should satsify the itch of platforming fans.…


Robot may be Found in the Middle of August

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
Robot may be Found in the Middle of August

Lost Robot is in the words of its creator Benjamin Hald, "a mixture of arcade, action, and puzzle games". From the trailer we see we need to get the robot and his uni-motorcycle to the exit by manipulating objects in the level. Here's the trailer. Set for release sometime in mid-August, this looks like it could be fun.[LowLineLab Site]…


10000000 Review

10000000 Review

What is it about the match-three concept that continues to be so addictive? For some it's the light puzzle aspect, for others its the way in which simple actions can result in a cascade of combos that feel like winning on a poker machine. It may seem strange to pair such gameplay with RPG mechanics, but it's an already long proven combination, thanks in-part to the way in which matching tiles manages to substitute for the monotonous grinding of turn-based battle. 10000000 by EightyEig…

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Walking Dead: The Game Review

Walking Dead: The Game Review

For those who have been waiting for Telltale Games' iOS version of The Walking Dead, the wait was not entirely in vain. I could lie and say that nothing has been lost in the translation from console/PC to handheld device, but it would be a lie, though its ultimate impact on the story and experience is minimal, making it a must-try adventure game. Although based on the comic franchise, the story follows Lee - a convicted killer who is given a second chance after surviving a 'walker' at…

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App Wrap Up (Week ending June 27th, 2012)

Wrapup By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
App Wrap Up (Week ending June 27th, 2012)

Phew, i hope you have some endurance dear readers and this installment of the App Wrap Up is gonna be a long one. Lots of interesting games to take a look at. As always i wish to remind our readers that we don't know how well these games play. The trailers make them look potentially interesting and it's up to you to follow your own judgement if you see something that catches your eye. Without further ado... Static Quest: The Delivery (Cookiebit) Now the trailer here doesn't really show off too much, but there's a pleasant enough pixel art style and what looks to be an upgrade system. Let's just hope that Static Quest doesn't refer to just standing in the one place and attacking inco…


Atari's Greatest Hits on Sale This Weekend

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
Atari's Greatest Hits on Sale This Weekend

Atari's Greatest Hits may be a free download, but if you want anything other than Missile Command, you'll be ponying up for it. Luckily this weekend you can grab all 100 games for the low price of $3.99. Quite a bargain for retro gamers to have all those fine titles on the go! [Atari's Greatest Hits Review]…


Shoot The Zombirds Weekend Giveaway

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years ago
Shoot The Zombirds Weekend Giveaway

The lads over at Infinite Dreams have handed us five copies of their latest game in the pumpkid saving series 'Shoot The Zombirds' and all you have to do to enter is head over to our Twitter or Facebook page and retweet/like the competition message we've put on there. We'll cut off the entries at 10pm PDT on Sunday the 29th of July and announce/contact the winners as soon as possible. Those who are too slack to use Twitter or Facebook can leave a message below ;) [Shoot The Zombirds Review - Competition Entry: Twitter / Facebook]…


Friday News Wrap-Up 27 July 2012

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years ago
Friday News Wrap-Up 27 July 2012

As things begin to stabilize around the office, I find myself relaxed and glad I can finally take up the reins on the Friday News Wrap-Up once again. As you can imagine, we were in a tight-pickle last week, but I stand by my choice to provide the review that was much needed at the time. As such, we have a glut of great news for this week, but we've picked some of the juicier ones just for you.This is the Friday News Wrap-Up for the 27th of July, 2012. Armed Heroes MMO - An odd response to asset theft claimsLets kick off the week with good, old drama. Armed Heroes, an upcoming MMO for the iOS platform has been looking utterly amazing of late, with features that put it closer to the…


MANOS - The Hands of Fate Review

Review FreakZone By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years ago
MANOS - The Hands of Fate Review

[This review was featured as the Mini-review for the Friday News Wrap-Up for the 27th of July, 2012] Not that I'm going to recommend watching Manos: The Hands of Fate, but if you're a fan of comedy commentary you should watch MST3K's cult-classic episode that covers this atrocious film. Of course they used a somewhat imperfect copy of the film and fans of bad cinema can find a color version in all of its glory floating around the Internet (or even the App Store if you so desire). The…

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National Pride and a Piano Lesson

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
National Pride and a Piano Lesson

With the Olympic Games quickly approaching, Joytunes is releasing Piano Summer Games this week, which allows players from all over the world to compete via leaderboards on how well they can play their country's national anthem on piano. You can use either a real piano or the touch keys of the program itself. The trailer should shed some light on things. Looks like some fun if nothing else, and anything that encourages people to learn to play any form of music always gets a thumbs up from me!…


Knight K'west Slated for August Release

News By Dave Flodine, 2 years ago
Knight K'west Slated for August Release

Apparently it's quite the quest to get knights across a moat. You control a paddle that bounces the valiant protectors of the realm across a chasm, collecting goodies and avoiding obstacles. It doesn't look like much, but we have been pleasantly surprised before, and it could be a fun time waster if nothing else, so look for this game out sometime in August.…


Crash Birds Islands Review

Crash Birds Islands Review

Oh to slip the surly bonds of Earth and take to the skies above. Flying always holds a fascination for man due to the freedom and wonderment such ability bestows upon us. Crash Birds Islands lets us live out this dream vicariously through three selectable birds. Sadly aside from the flying mechanics, there's not much more at play here. You'll see what we mean. You launch your bird at the start of each stage through dragging back a giant slingshot and letting go. Once airborne, you fla…

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Spy vs Spy Review

Spy vs Spy Review

Spy vs Spy is the kind of retro game that was always bound to have a sequel on the iOS platform in one form or another. First Star Software's 1984 classic formula has already been aped on the App Store, but thanks to Robots and Pencils, the original game in all its glory (as well as all new levels) are now available for the iPhone and iPad alike. You, as well as your rival spy, have entered an embassy and your goal is to escape with all of the items in the level, hindering or temporar…

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Moops Review

Moops Review

Now I certainly can't be the only one who upon hearing this game's name thought back to a certain Seinfeld episode involving a boy in a bubble and a game of Trivial Pursuit. Funnily enough, it has nothing to do with that whatsoever. No, it seems the town of Moopville is under siege by pesky critters, and in a last ditch effort to rid themselves of this menace, have hired Flunk and Dunk, two exterminators to make sure the job gets done. What follows is an interesting blend of action adv…

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