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Hands-on with Survivor Squad, the three player online co-op shooter from ZeptoLab

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with Survivor Squad, the three player online co-op shooter from ZeptoLab

What happens when the people behind Cut the Rope make a co-op online shooter for three players where you kill zombies using revolvers, land mines, and turret guns? Well... this... [App Store link]…

Hands-on with Tank Operations: European Campaign, which features lots and lots of hex tiles

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with Tank Operations: European Campaign, which features lots and lots of hex tiles

Look how sweet these hex tiles are. Hnnng! And those highly detailed but really quite teensy units that move across the board? Dopeness. Here's our early look at Tank Operations: European Campaign, available on iPad on the 12th of February.…

22cans addresses the Godus community over concerns about the game's future

News By Glen Fox, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
22cans addresses the Godus community over concerns about the game's future

As it currently stands, a fair few of the features promised in the Kickstarter campaign won't be making their way into Godus, which has resulted in an outpouring of concern from the Godus community. Amidst this unrest, the developers of Godus have released a video status update to try and address the concerns about the future of the game, which has had its development shifted to a smaller team. Check out the video below, where 22cans go into much further detail about the Kickstarter campaign, the game's development, and its future.…

Hands-on with Religion Simulator, and praise be to the cheese slices

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with Religion Simulator, and praise be to the cheese slices

I'm not one for organised religion myself, but I find the concept fascinating. If you're equally interested in how religious dogma spreads across the world, or are just up for a fast-paced strategic game, then Religion Simulator may be for you. I got my hands on an early build, and this is what it looks like in motion.…

Check out how Legend of Grimrock will play on your iPad this spring

News By Glen Fox, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Check out how Legend of Grimrock will play on your iPad this spring

2012 saw the arrival of a real indie gem in Legend of Grimrock which was inspired by first person dungeon crawlers of yore such as Dungeon Master and Eye of the Beholder. Legend of Grimrock is now coming to iPad and I can't wait to give it a second run. It's just entered the beta stage which means, in technical terms, that it's nearly there. Legend of Grimrock will arrive in the App Store this spring. Check out the brand new footage from Almost Human below to see the game in its current state.…

Hands-on with Daytona Rush, the endless racer that goes round and round and round and round and

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hands-on with Daytona Rush, the endless racer that goes round and round and round and round and

So far I've enjoyed my time with this early version of Daytona Rush. A colourful and chunky endless racer, Daytona Rush mostly has you zipping between three lanes, trying to avoid the heavily congested tracks, all the while keeping an eye on your fuel gauge and pitting into a fourth lane to resupply. The game's out shortly, here's an early look...…

Hello GEOFF - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Hello GEOFF - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Every Sunday AppSpy condenses all you need to know about portable gaming into one article, and calls it AppSpy's Sunday Service. This is that article. Hello. The Big Stories 1. GEOFF is here, and we have the world exclusive first look. 2. Gasp! We reviewed 3DS game The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D. 3. This is how to play Bayonetta on your iPhone (well, kind of...) 4. Beat the Beat is a shmup in which the enemies move and fire to the rhythm of the dubstep soundtrack. 5. There's a new Fast & Furious game in soft-launch. This is what it looks like. AppSpy Recommends Radiation Island is a first person survival game that borrows elements of Rust, Day-Z, and Minecraft, and blend…

Just how much damage can your mobile gaming device withstand?

Feature By Glen Fox, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Just how much damage can your mobile gaming device withstand?

There are a lot of things to consider when deciding which mobile, tablet, or handheld device you're planning to purchase. How many people consider how much damage your device is capable of taking before it jacks it in permanently? Not enough people, I'd wager. As ever, AppSpy has got your back and has taken the liberty of investigating this delicate issue for you. We find out which of your gaming devices can withstand the most damage with assistance from Blendtec. 1. iPhone 6 Plus - One thing's for sure: the iPhone 6 Plus bends. But how does it handle itself in a swirling vaccum of blades? Ultimately, not very well to be honest but it did put up a rather impressive fight. 2. …

Soul Seeker is a mobile action RPG that's all about the team effort

News By Glen Fox, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Soul Seeker is a mobile action RPG that's all about the team effort

Come to think of it, most action RPGs are selfish experiences. Bar a small few, you're largely on your own destroying absolutely everything in your path such as orcs or barrels just minding their own business. However, in Soul Seeker you assemble a whole team of action junkies to take on the world with. Let's hope that means you don't have to hammer the health potion button when you can get a team mate to heal you instead. Soul Seeker RIse of the Devils is out now on iOS and Android. The trailer below will give you a better look at the game and the links below will take you to the App Store and Google Play. [App Store link] [Google Play link]…

In the beginning there was Siri, then there was Cortana, and now there's GEOFF

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
In the beginning there was Siri, then there was Cortana, and now there's GEOFF

We've been fortunate enough to get exclusive early access to GEOFF, the Gaming Entertainment Online Fact Finder. At its core, the new app -which is still currently in development - retrieves information on any game you throw at it. Angry Birds to Clash of Clans, The Room to Ridiculous Fishing, Thomas Was Alone to Tiny Tower: any game you can think of, it has statistics and trivia and facts like you wouldn't believe. Here's James to run you through some of the basics.…

Welcome to Toysburg where a lunatic skates around turning children into their favourite toys

News By Glen Fox, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Welcome to Toysburg where a lunatic skates around turning children into their favourite toys

Toysburg is a free to play sandbox game by Angry Mob Games, the developers behind Muffin Knight, that's currently in soft launch in Australia. True to form, Toysburg has a similar cartoon style and charm. You skate around turning children into their favourite toys for an as of yet unknown reason. There's a crafting system that lets you take parts from different toys to make a new toy altogether. Ever wanted to put a Viking's head on a cows body with octopus tentacles for feet? Now you can. Check out the debut trailer below to witness Toysburg's insanity for yourself. It's set to launch on the App Store and Google Play later this year.…

Porsche Cayman GT4 performs a 1080 donut wheelspin onto Real Racing 3. That's a thing, right?

News By Pete Osborn, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Porsche Cayman GT4 performs a 1080 donut wheelspin onto Real Racing 3. That's a thing, right?

Joining Real Racing 3's already overflowing roster of 4-wheeled contraptions known as cars comes the Porsche Cayman GT4. Aspiring petrolheads can win themselves a virtual version of the roadster by completing a set of in-game events, thereby appeasing the digital overlords. You can see the canary yellow beauty in action below. As far as I'm concerned, that is the only colour it should be available in. [App Store link]…

Midnight Star is a gorgeous on-rails sci-fi shooter available now from the App Store

News By Glen Fox, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Midnight Star is a gorgeous on-rails sci-fi shooter available now from the App Store

They're not going to give up, AppSpies - there's a real determination in the industry to get a decent first person shooter experience on your mobile. The latest effort is Midnight Star, which mixes things up a bit by putting movement on rails so that you can concentrate solely on what's important - shooting aliens with massive guns. Check out the cinematic trailer below then head on over to the App Store to download Midnight Star for free. [App Store link]…

Hands-on with Cava Racing, the upcoming futuristic racer with a whole lot of potential

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Cava Racing, the upcoming futuristic racer with a whole lot of potential

Cava Racing is gorgeous, there's no denying that - just hit play on the video below and you'll see. And when in a slower vehicle, the long sweeping corners and chicanes are extremely satisfying to weave through. Things get a little hair-raising when you step things up a gear though, and that needs to be worked out before launch. Luckily though, that may well not be for some time, as Cava Racing is currently very much in development, so there's still plenty of time to make the necessary tweaks.…

Hands-on with Sinking Feeling, which features very realistic glass

Feature By Peter Willington, 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Sinking Feeling, which features very realistic glass

No but really, that glass is very very realistic. Created by the ultra talented bunch at Force of Habit, Sinking Feeling is an endless action game that starts off hard and just gets increasingly ludicrous the further you get. You don't see the next stage of difficulty in this video, but it's probably for the best, lest your eyes explode from the speed at which pixels fly about the screen. Sinking Feeling is out on the 5th of February, the App Store link for which is below this video.…