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Hands-on with Storm Rush, the super glowy, super twitchy racer

Feature By James Gilmour, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Storm Rush, the super glowy, super twitchy racer

Nothing gets the adrenaline pumping quite like a twitch racer. You've no time to think, no time to plan ahead - you rely entirely on instinct, like a frightened doormouse fleeing an alpha predator. In the case of Storm Rush you're not a doormouse, but a non-specific floating entity trying to avoid glowing towers of energy falling from the top of the screen. Not quite as threatening as a chasing cheetah, perhaps, but it got my pulse up nonetheless. See me playing Storm Rush - which is out right now for iPhone and iPad - in the video above.…

AppSpy's top 5 favourite games from iTunes Best of 2014

Feature By Glen Fox, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
AppSpy's top 5 favourite games from iTunes Best of 2014

December is becoming a pretty eventful month. You've got Christmas, New Year, and now the regular release of iTunes Best of 2014 list. This year's winners in particular were relatively predictable, with only the most impressive and popular releases taking home the plaudits. Rather than having you sit and stare at boring words all day, we figured it would be best to compile a list of fun videos and trailers of the best-selling apps and games on this year's list. Enjoy, AppSpies! 1. Top selling iPhone and iPad game: Minecraft: Pocket Edition Possibly the least surprising winner on the list, Minecraft: Pocket Edition has sold much better than hot cakes since its launch back i…

The Banner Saga 2 will be coming to mobile, hopefully next year

News By James Gilmour, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
The Banner Saga 2 will be coming to mobile, hopefully next year

More vikings! More snow! Even bigger beards! These are just three of the things we're hoping will feature in the upcoming sequel to wintery RPG The Banner Saga, which has just been confirmed for mobile devices. If you want to see the first footage of The Banner Saga 2 in action, and hear quotes from the developer, check out the video above.…

Drop Assault is soon set to land on an iOS and Android device near you

News By Glen Fox, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Drop Assault is soon set to land on an iOS and Android device near you

Games Workshop has collaborated with Complex Games Inc. to release a mobile game set in Warhammer 40,000's Horus Heresy story. The result is Drop Assault, coming soon to iOS and Android. Drop Assault is a free-to-play tactical strategy game that promises to be a little pacier than traditional games in the genre. Set in the post-apocalyptic land of Isstvan III, you'll be choosing to join forces with either the Loyalists or the traitorous Horus. All of which probably won't mean much to someone who hasn't heard of Horus Heresy before. Everyone will be able to understand the multiplayer Skirmish mode, however, which pits you against one of your friends (or an enemy or stranger) to s…

Sons of Anarchy to get its own The Walking Dead-style game series on mobile

News By James Gilmour, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Sons of Anarchy to get its own The Walking Dead-style game series on mobile

With the final episode of the final series of Sons of Anarchy nearly upon us, we've already begun saying our farewells to Kurt Sutter's lovable bunch of leather clad bikers. However, Tuesday's finale may not be the end after all - at least not if you own a mobile phone. Check out the video above for more details.  …

Roller Polar Review

Review Nitrome By James Gilmour, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Roller Polar Review

Dev studio Nitrome is making a bit of a name for itself. Landing on our radar last year with the excellently chilly physics puzzler Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage, the team has once again looked to arctic conditions as inspiration for its latest mobile game. This time its Roller Polar, a twitch game that all about leaping over rocks, trees, birds, and snowmen. Seriously - don't get us started on the snowmen. Pocket Gamer's Harry Slater explains why you should really consider giving fros…

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Play The Witcher Battle Arena right now (if you happen to live in Sweden)

News By James Gilmour, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Play The Witcher Battle Arena right now (if you happen to live in Sweden)

If you happen to have a Swedish App Store account, then you can now play CD Projekt Red's new mobile MOBA The Witcher Battle Arena right now. The game is only in soft-launch at the moment, and therefore limited to a single country at present. To learn more and see the game in action, check out the video above.…

See the first images of upcoming mobile shooter Borderlands Online

News By James Gilmour, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
See the first images of upcoming mobile shooter Borderlands Online

So it seems that Borderlands is coming to mobile devices in full first-person glory next year.  This new extension of Gearbox's irreverent shooter series is called Borderlands Online, and will take the form of a cross-platform MMO. What's more, we have the first images. Check out the video above to learn more.…

oh my giraffe Review

Review Nico Prins By James Gilmour, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
oh my giraffe Review

I think it's safe to say that we've all had our fill of endless-runners. However, we recommend you don't write of the entire genre before trying oh my giraffe, the extremely daft but surprisingly enjoyable savanna-based sprinter starring a giraffe with the most flexible neck in Africa. Harry Slater reviewed the game for Pocket Gamer. Check out the video to hear his verdict.…

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4 Sonic The Hedgehog cakes you'll want to scoff down faster than the Blue Blur eats chili dogs

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
4 Sonic The Hedgehog cakes you'll want to scoff down faster than the Blue Blur eats chili dogs

It's pretty hard not to love Sonic The Hedgehog, which is probably why Dr. Kintobor's creation has been gracing consoles and handhelds, mobiles and tablets for years now, and there's no sign of him going away any time soon. A video game icon, it's no surprise that gamers celebrating birthdays have made all sorts of Sonic cakes to commemorate the day. Here then are four of the very best. Biggest of ups to YouTubers Carlos Ramos, CakesByChoppA, Elisa Garcia, and Chris Perez, whose work you can see below. Carlos Ramos CakesByChoppA Elisa Garcia Chris Perez Seen a more impressive Sonic The Hedgehog cake? Let us know!  …

Our chums at Pocket Gamer are giving away a fantastic game from 2014 every day for a fortnight

Feature By Danny Russell, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Our chums at Pocket Gamer are giving away a fantastic game from 2014 every day for a fortnight

'Tis the season, and to celebrate Pocket Gamer have pulled out all the stops with to ensure you're kept very busy for the lead up to Yuletide. From tomorrow, Pocket Gamer will guarantee one tip-top iOS game from 2014 goes free on the App Store every weekday until the 19th of December. We've seen the super-secret list, but we can't give any hints as to what's coming. As Samuel L. Jackson puts it: Let's give a round of applause to all the devs who have so generously scheduled their games to go free. Be sure to recommend the ones you grab to your friends around the dinner table this holiday season!…

Hands-on with Lucha Amigos, the turtle twanging home invasion flinger

Feature By James Gilmour, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Lucha Amigos, the turtle twanging home invasion flinger

Here's an odd one: is the act of home invasion more or less worrying if it's perpetrated by a trio of shell-skidding turtles? To answer that question properly you really need to play Lucha Amigos. It's a little bit Angry Birds, and a little bit Squid. It's also kinda bonkers, and relatively entertaining to boot. Peep the video above to find out more.…

Tiny Realms gets yet another sizeably satisfying update

News By Glen Fox, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Tiny Realms gets yet another sizeably satisfying update

You know those pretty awesome Bastion troops TinyMob added to Tiny Realms not so long ago? Well, you can now give them one of three specific orders to ensure they're doing their awesome thing exactly as you want them to. This is as part of a new update just released that also includes realm building reminders (messages appearing above buildings with helpful reminders) and updated faction unit traits.  For a much, MUCH more in-depth look at the most recent update, why not watch this amusing video created by the devs themselves: Talkin' Tiny Episode VII: The Tiny Awakens. Now, if I can just remember which topical film franchise they got that title from...…

5 unbelievable fan-made Supernauts creations of real world locations

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
5 unbelievable fan-made Supernauts creations of real world locations

We're back in the wonderfully creative world of Supernauts, digging through your cool constructions that have been captured for all to see on Everyplay. We've already covered the celluloid masterpieces recreated in Supernauts, so this time we're thinking even bigger: real world landmarks and locations, re-made in Grand Cru's online construct-a-thon. I've found the five very best ones I can, but if you've found better, drop a link in the comments. A Japanese castle Most of London The Great Wall of China The wild west Las Vegas…

Awesome Inkle adventure 80 Days is landing on Android devices this month

News By Glen Fox, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Awesome Inkle adventure 80 Days is landing on Android devices this month

We loved Inkle's 80 Days when we first got handsy with it back in July. Now, it's finally making the trip over to Android - on December 16th, to be precise. This is definitely a case of better late than never. It's a digital interactive storybook based on the Jules Vernes novel Around the World in Eighty Days. You play as Jean Passepartout as he attempts to - you guessed it - travel around the world in 80 days, with his travelling companion Phineas Fogg. Whilst you wait, why not watch James playing the  iOS version of the game for the first time back in July. Trust us - if you an Android gamer, December 16th can't come soon enough.…