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Genre Busters: top 3 best games made by bands on iOS

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 days ago
Genre Busters: top 3 best games made by bands on iOS

Having conquered the world of rock and roll, a few bands and artists are now starting to get into video games. It's a slightly odd phenomenon, and one that hasn't produced too many amazing results yet, but James and I decided to take a look at the best of what's on offer, and tell you whether they're any good or not. We also find that James is not a big fan of nu-metal. Not one little bit. Want the Single Edit? Here are the games we cover, click the link to skip to the gameplay. 1. Hail to the King: Deathbat2. Polyfauna3. Linkin Park Recharge - Wastelands…


You won't believe who you get to play as in A Ninja Zombie Knight Space Racer

News By Peter Willington, 2 days, 2 hours ago
You won't believe who you get to play as in A Ninja Zombie Knight Space Racer

What's better than getting to play as either a ninja, a zombie, or a knight in a video game? Getting to play as either a ninja, a zombie, or a knight in a video game that is set in outer space, that's what. Sure, A Ninja Zombie Knight Space Racer looks a lot like a game by a certain Andreas Illiger, but can you hold that against it when it features a ninja, a zombie, and a knight racing through space?No. No I don't think you can. A Ninja Zombie Knight Space Racer features 35 levels, has single player and multiplayer modes, plus loads of characters. The game's out on the 26th of October on iOS, here's a multiplayer trailer for you.…


Hands-on with The Bot Squad: Puzzle Battles, Ubisoft's bot battling puzzler

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 days, 3 hours ago
Hands-on with The Bot Squad: Puzzle Battles, Ubisoft's bot battling puzzler

Ubisoft's new tower defence game - The Bot Squad: Puzzle Battles - is slick. Really slick. You control a group of robots to try to reach an exit point, avoiding gun turrets along the way, all the while collecting stars and soft currency. On the flipside, sometimes you'll need to defend a position, at which point you're controlling the position of the towers. The visuals are absolutely fantastic, the controls work well, and the free-to-play stuff seems okay. Check it out.…


The narrator from Stick Squad has the gruffest voice ever, consequently this trailer is amazing

News By Peter Willington, 2 days, 19 hours ago
The narrator from Stick Squad has the gruffest voice ever, consequently this trailer is amazing

Brutal Studio has created a game called Stick Squad. It features first person sniper shooting, explosive assaults, hostages to save, and so on. 60 objectives across 20 maps, loads of guns and plenty of upgrades too. Sounds good. What sounds even better is the trailer. Specifically the narrator for the trailer. He is the gruffest, most hard-boiled sounding dude I've ever heard. It's amazing. Want to try Stick Squad for yourself? Grab it on iPhone or iPad now. [App Store link]…


Smash IT! Adventures trailer shows how you can smash squidgy monsters in their stupid podgy faces

News By Peter Willington, 2 days, 21 hours ago
Smash IT! Adventures trailer shows how you can smash squidgy monsters in their stupid podgy faces

Agnes is a witch who is trying to rescue her cat. To do this, she'll need you to press on the screen to vanquish foes, use magic to destroy even bigger baddies, and swipe away any swines that manage to grab onto you. 30 levels, 100 missions, social stuff, nice presentation: what more do you want? Grab Smash IT! Adventures for free on iOS or Android. [App Store link] [Google Play link]  …


Twerking Ball features a naked 8-bit version of Miley Cyrus in a Flappy Bird clone, and this headline is probably the best bit of SEO I'll ever write

News By Peter Willington, 3 days ago
Twerking Ball features a naked 8-bit version of Miley Cyrus in a Flappy Bird clone, and this headline is probably the best bit of SEO I'll ever write

Twerking Ball is a rope flying game in which you need to zip through oncoming pipes in a Spider-Man style. It's a spin on Flappy Bird and Mikey Hooks, basically. It also features a cheeky pixel art rendition of Miley Cyrus, because sure, why not. It's free and available now. Fill your boots via the store links below. [App Store link][Google Play link]…


Reshape gameplay video may well leave you spinning

News By Peter Willington, 3 days, 1 hour ago
Reshape gameplay video may well leave you spinning

In Reshape, all you need to do is rotate a square in the middle of the screen so that the triangles headed toward it connect all nice, and in turn create a larger square. It's a simple concept for a game, and though it starts off easy, things get faster as your score goes up, making things much harder. Reshape is available for free on iOS right now. Go take a look. [App Store link]…


Trailer for Ice Drift Adventures looks really... 'cool' :D

News By Peter Willington, 3 days, 1 hour ago
Trailer for Ice Drift Adventures looks really... 'cool' :D

Have recent iOS puzzlers left you 'cold'? Are you clamouring to play a n'ice' new one? Does the thought of paying 'snow' money for it get you excited? Then don't be so 'frosty', and click play on the trailer for Ice Drift Adventures. Want to play it? Grab it for 'free'ze on iOS and Android on the links below. [App Store link][Google Play link]…


This Is Not a Test: A Survival RPG Comic has had a massive reboot, updated version available now on iOS

News By Peter Willington, 3 days, 2 hours ago
This Is Not a Test: A Survival RPG Comic has had a massive reboot, updated version available now on iOS

If releases like Sorcery! are Game Books, then This Is Not a Test is a Game Comic Book. Set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, This Is Not a Test: A Survival RPG Comic asks you to figure out what happened to the world around you and, more importantly, challenges you to survive against all odds. The game's been out for a while now - since 2013, fact fans - but it's just gone through a major overhaul based on feedback from players. Here's the new trailer... Fancy taking a look for yourself? Here's the link you need to do exactly that. [App Store link]…


Here's the trailer for The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-Earth, Kabam's new Tolkien-based CCG

News By Peter Willington, 3 days, 2 hours ago
Here's the trailer for The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-Earth, Kabam's new Tolkien-based CCG

Looks like The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-Earth is a CCG / RPG a la Rage of Bahamut and its ilk. The game's available right now on iOS and Android, and you can see all the character collecting shenanigans in the new trailer for the game below. Up for another trek through the Shire and beyond? Get The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-Earth via the links below. [App Store link][Google Play link]…


Record of Agarest War Zero is 100+ hours long, supports Android TV, is out on Android right now at 40% off

News By Peter Willington, 3 days, 3 hours ago
Record of Agarest War Zero is 100+ hours long, supports Android TV, is out on Android right now at 40% off

Record of Agarest War Zero is a hefty JSRPG that was originally released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It features a reported 100 hours of gameplay to make your way through, all the while taking in a sweeping epic narrative, plus crisp 720p HD visuals, full voice acting, and deep multi-tiered gameplay. Not only that, but it supports Android TV out of the gate, is compatible with MOGA controllers, Xperia Play optimised, and has Google Cloud save support. That's quite an impressive list right there. Record of Agarest War Zero is available right now on Android, and is at a reduced price for launch, costing $8.99 / £5.23. [Google Play link]…


Learn how to play Monster Hunter Freedom Unite with AppSpy - Part 15

Feature By Peter Willington, 4 days, 19 hours ago
Learn how to play Monster Hunter Freedom Unite with AppSpy - Part 15

Harry and Danny are in the house for this week's episode of our Let's Play / How To Guide for Monster Hunter Freedom Unite. They join James in a perilous quest to take on a massive dino, try out his brand new sword, and avoid Internet failures as best as they possibly can. Want to catch up on previous episodes? Click here for our Playlist.…


Hands-on with Lion Pig, where the hero is inexplicably a lion and a pig, and why that's okay

Feature By Peter Willington, 5 days, 20 hours ago
Hands-on with Lion Pig, where the hero is inexplicably a lion and a pig, and why that's okay

Leaving aside the biology of how a pig and a lion might meet, fall in love, and create this curious cross-breed, Lion Pig is a really well made platformer. Its visuals remind me of Master System classics, the animations of the lead character are excellent, and everything is reminiscent of a straightforward but high quality DOS platformer. Take a look. The game's out now if you fancy getting it yourself. [App Store link]…


Castle Master 2 is out now on Android, comes to iOS this October, brings with it 600 person battles

News By Peter Willington, 5 days, 21 hours ago
Castle Master 2 is out now on Android, comes to iOS this October, brings with it 600 person battles

If you're an Android user then you can now download Castle Master 2. It's a hack and slash role playing game in which you team up to with friends from around the world to form clans, and then head out online to vanquish foes in huge 300 vs 300 player battles in massive dungeon runs. It sounds absolutely nuts, and I can't wait until it comes out on iOS so I can try it myself. Here's the trailer... ... and if you're an Android user, here's where you can get Castle Master 2 right now. [Google Play link]…


Hands-on with Maria the Witch, the free-to-play 2D flight game from the maker of Gekido

Feature By Peter Willington, 5 days, 21 hours ago
Hands-on with Maria the Witch, the free-to-play 2D flight game from the maker of Gekido

Maria the Witch is a 2D action / flight game that reminds me a lot of Retry out of Rovio Level 11. But there's a bit more to Maria the Witch from the off, from what I've seen so far. It's really really hard, and I think that's going to trip some people up on it, but it also handles really well, with most mistakes feeling like you made them. The game's out now, here's my hands-on, let me know what you make of it yourself. Want to give it a go for yourself? Download links are below. [App Store link][Google Play link]…