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Want all the halfway decent #Bendgate pictures in one spot? Want a tropical soundtrack to go with them? Have we got the video for you!

Feature By Peter Willington, 3 days, 17 hours ago
Want all the halfway decent #Bendgate pictures in one spot? Want a tropical soundtrack to go with them? Have we got the video for you!

If you haven't kept up with the whole #Bendgate thing, then all you need to know is this: some customers have been complaining that their new iPhone 6 has developed a bend, most likely due to the size of their phones in comparison to their pockets. Naturally the Internet did its thing, making meme pics left, right, and centre. Then someone collected them into one video and put a rhythm with a nice island feel to it. Marvellous.…


Hands-on with Kill Shot, the first person sniping title from Hothead

Feature By Peter Willington, 3 days, 19 hours ago
Hands-on with Kill Shot, the first person sniping title from Hothead

There's something ever-so satisfying about carefully lining up a perfect headshot, squeezing the digital trigger, and watching in awe as a camera tracks the projectile in slow motion to its designated target. Satisfying, and hilariously brutal, as you'll see in this hands-on video with Kill Shot. Kill Shot is out now globally on Android and iOS, and is free-to-play.…


Gackt is voicing Lu Bu in Square Enix's 3594e - Romance of the Three Kingdoms Hero's Song, here's a video of him wearing an awesome set of armour

News By Peter Willington, 3 days, 20 hours ago
Gackt is voicing Lu Bu in Square Enix's 3594e - Romance of the Three Kingdoms Hero's Song, here's a video of him wearing an awesome set of armour

J-Pop mega star Gackt is providing his dreamy vocal chords to a brand new RPG from Square Enix. It's called 3594e - Romance of the Three Kingdoms Hero's Song, and will be based incredibly loosely on classic Chinese history novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. They've even done a trailer with Gackt in it, in which he's wearing a ridiculously cool outfit, and you can see it below. And yes, as you might expect, there's no word yet from Squeenix on whether it'll come to the west. Big ups to 4Gamer.net for spotting this one.…


Asphalt Overdrive trailer has an 80s soundtrack, classic vehicles, car backflips, bacon outrunning, and loads of neon

News By Peter Willington, 3 days, 22 hours ago
Asphalt Overdrive trailer has an 80s soundtrack, classic vehicles, car backflips, bacon outrunning, and loads of neon

Video games let us do the impossible, such as slaying demons, or saving the world, or explore distant stars. In the case of Asphalt Overdrive, video games let you travel to the eighties, drive classic supercars, escape police chases, and backflip your car through a billboard. Video games are awesome. The game's out now on iOS and Android, with a Windows Phone version coming soon. [App Store link][Google Play link]…


Popcorn Party is bursting with Sprout-y flavour

News By Peter Willington, 3 days, 22 hours ago
Popcorn Party is bursting with Sprout-y flavour

The latest puzzle game from DeNA and Room 8 Studio is Popcorn Party, which is apparently inspired by a pen and paper game I've never heard of, called Sprouts. You're tasked with drawing lines between popcorn kernels, with the aim of chaining matching kernel colours together and bursting them in one go for highscores and access to special abilities. Want to throw your own Popcorn Party? Get the game for free from the App Store now. [App Store link]…


Capcom took Danny out for a Monster Hunter themed meal, he videod himself eating weird food / getting tanked

Feature By Peter Willington, 4 days, 15 hours ago
Capcom took Danny out for a Monster Hunter themed meal, he videod himself eating weird food / getting tanked

Being in the games press you often get invites to lavish dinners and gala events and other such stuff. Usually we don't go in for that sort of thing - the promise of a few drinks and a plate full of chips isn't enough to drag us away from our gaming devices - but Capcom asked if we wanted to eat from a menu of Monster Hunter delicacies. So we sent our Danny to "investigate". Part 1: Mega Potion Part 2: Kezhu Saliva & Fresh Kirin Tears Part 3: Gore Magala Tail, Feeler, Crystalised Frenzy Jelly & Grated Parashroom Part 4: Kushala Daora Steak, Eye Lens, Carapace Piece, Dragon Treasure & Blood Part 5: Psychoserum Part 6: Wyvern Scale Sushi - Rath…


I won't Force you to watch this Star Wars: Galactic Defense developer diary, but you probably should

News By Peter Willington, 4 days, 16 hours ago
I won't Force you to watch this Star Wars: Galactic Defense developer diary, but you probably should

DeNA, Disney, and Lucasfilm have teamed up and are producing a tower defence game called Star Wars: Galactic Defense. Excited? Yeah... The jury's obviously still out on whether it's going to be any more than a standard TD game with Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader slapped all over it, but we've got our fingers crossed. The dev diary below features awkward smiles by the executive producer, a sequence in which a man speaking English is subtitled in English, but most importantly it has gameplay footage for you to look at and say "ooooh that looks quite nice".…


I have the answer to the big question raised in this trailer for Dr. Quizington

News By Peter Willington, 4 days, 16 hours ago
I have the answer to the big question raised in this trailer for Dr. Quizington

Scholar, gentlemen, and eponymous hero Dr. Quizington is trying to find the source of the river Nile. Unfortunately, no one's yet told him that it's generally regarded that it can be found in the Nyungwe National Park of Rwanda. So I guess he's set off on a journey to discover the answer all by himself. Queue 1,000 questions across all sorts of subjects and tons of achievements to unlock in this mobile trivia title, the trailer for which is below. You can download Dr. Quizington for free right now. [App Store link]…


Yes Chef! is the latest effort to be published by Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride peeps

News By Peter Willington, 4 days, 16 hours ago
Yes Chef! is the latest effort to be published by Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride peeps

How do you fancy a new match-3 puzzler published by them what put out Colossatron and Age of Zombies, and developed by CitrusJoy? Cool, you're in look. On top of the standard match-3 formula, Yes Chef! also promises special power-ups to give you the edge on the leaderboards, including bombs, shuffles, speed boosts, and so on. It'll be out worldwide on October 9th, but if you just can't wait and you have an Australian or Canadian iTunes account, you can get it now.…


Epic Island is Backflip Studios' new RPG, and this is what it looks like

News By Peter Willington, 4 days, 17 hours ago
Epic Island is Backflip Studios' new RPG, and this is what it looks like

Backflip Studios has a new RPG on the way. It's called Epic Island, and is a big and colourful take on the genre. Expect the usual questing for loot, fighting baddies, and saving the day, all against the backdrop of a chunky cartoon world. The trailer also promises boss fights with huge creatures, and the option to battle your friends. Want to give it a go? Well it's out now, so you totally can. [App Store link]…


Hands-on with Angry Birds Transformers, the Autobot auto-runner with physics-based mayhem

Feature By Peter Willington, 4 days, 17 hours ago
Hands-on with Angry Birds Transformers, the Autobot auto-runner with physics-based mayhem

Currently in soft-launch in New Zealand, Angry Birds Transformers is a side-scrolling auto-runner crossed with the physics-y destruction of a traditional Angry Birds game. It's a curious mix, and from the time I've spent with the game so far, a highly enjoyable one. And as you might expect from Rovio, almost the entire production is super slick. From the smooth framerate, to the kick-ass soundtrack, to incidental details (the pause menu is just brilliant): there's a feeling of quality throughout. Here's our early look.…


Hands-on with Air Supply SOS, the wonderfully authentic homage to Speccy days

Feature By Peter Willington, 4 days, 19 hours ago
Hands-on with Air Supply SOS, the wonderfully authentic homage to Speccy days

Air Supply SOS feels like it's a real labour of love when you go hands-on with it. It's a straightforward arcade action game where you can move your character about the stream left and right, as well as thrusting upwards whilst shooting. To say it's inspired by games like Jetpac is a bit of an understatement. But Air Supply SOS is definitely more “homage” than “clone”. There are pop culture references aplenty here, and there's a British sillyness to everything that ZX Spectrum fans will really appreciate.…


Brand new Angry Birds Transformers trailer reveals gameplay, confirms release date

News By Peter Willington, 4 days, 22 hours ago
Brand new Angry Birds Transformers trailer reveals gameplay, confirms release date

After the ridiculously awesome 80s cartoon trailer released a few weeks back, I didn't think another Angry Birds Transformers video would ever get me quite as hyped again. I thought wrong. Minutes ago Rovio released its gameplay trailer for Angry Birds Transformers, and any potential fears that it might be a boring re-hash of old ideas have transformed and rolled right out the window. The game is scheduled to be released on iOS on October 15th, and on Google Play October 30th. I. Am. Excited.…


Slowmo headshots, suicide bombers, exploding barrels, gun-porn: this Kill Shot trailer has it all

News By Peter Willington, 5 days, 15 hours ago
Slowmo headshots, suicide bombers, exploding barrels, gun-porn: this Kill Shot trailer has it all

The headline says it all really: the new video for Kill Shot has just about everything you need in a trailer for a free-to-play first person shooter that's big and explosive and completely over-the-top in its depiction of armed combat. Most of Kill Shot seems to revolve around being a sniper (although other weapons are available), and carefully lining up your sights to terminate targets with extreme prejudice. There are slowmo replays when you off someone in an especially epic way, and with the Watch and Share feature you can share the gruesome replay with your mates. It's out now, go grab it. [App Store link][Google Play link]…


Pumped BMX 2 has me pumped, and will get you pumped once you watch this video of Pumped BMX 2

News By Peter Willington, 5 days, 16 hours ago
Pumped BMX 2 has me pumped, and will get you pumped once you watch this video of Pumped BMX 2

There's a trailer for Pumped BMX 2 out, and it has me frothing at the mouth in anticipation. I adore games like Touchgrind Skate 2, True Skate, and so on, and Pumped BMX 2 looks like a bike-themed take on those games, but in 2.5D. There's a flexible control scheme and a realistic physics engine in place that allows you to do loads of different tricks, 50 levels with 500 challenges, plus achievements and leaderboards. Oh, and you can record replays to show off to mates. The game's out on the App Store tomorrow. Get pumped.…