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City of Secrets Review

Review Aidem Media By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
City of Secrets Review

Being the classic adventure game fan that I am, the recent smattering of traditional adventure titles on the App Store has been a bit of a boon. This is no surprise considering the revival of-sorts of the genre on the PC, but who's going to question why it's happening when games like City of Secrets by Aidem Media are just waiting for you to dive in. The easy-going Mr. Mole and his friend Rex have, through circuitous means, become embroiled in the political brouhaha of a secret mole s…

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Papa Sangre Creators Uncloak The Nightjar For iPhone

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 8 months ago
Papa Sangre Creators Uncloak The Nightjar For iPhone

By its own publisher’s admission, Papa Sangre is a bit - well - out there. Described in one quarter as the “video game with no video”, Somethin’ Else’s atmospheric / spooky audio experience certainly made an impression on the App Store community. Including a favourable one on AppSpy’s very own Andrew. Thanks to nifty, and no doubt incredibly complex, 3D binaural tech, you navigate around the chilling palace of the eponymous demon using only your sense of hearing...and a few swipes on the touchscreen. And continuing in that ‘enigmatic’ vein, Somethin’ Else has taken to that other great contemporary marketing channel Twitter to feed intriguing droplets of info about its u…


Super Stickman Golf Updates With Multiplayer And A Discount

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Super Stickman Golf Updates With Multiplayer And A Discount

At this point some readers might be a bit confused as they might remember this title better under its original title of 'Super Stick Golf'. Unfortunately a rather vicious trademark claim earlier in the year resulted in many games needing to change their titles to remove the word 'Stick' with relation to sports games. So now we have 'Super Stickman Golf', but other than the title the game hasn't lost its charm at all. In fact today's update of the game has gone a long way to improve what was already an amazing Singleplayer experience by adding in a Multiplayer feature along with a few related achievements and six new courses. Players can duke it out in a 2-4 player match-up played in real-ti…


Woozzle Review

Review Lukas Korba By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Woozzle Review

I've said it before and I'll say it again, but if you missed out on owning an Amiga you missed out on a prime slice of gaming history and some incredible titles. One such game that crossed the computer's path was Logical by Rainbow Arts (of Turrican fame) and while it suffered for its association with other abstract puzzle titles of the time it has seen a revival in the form of Woozzle by Mugeaters. The core gameplay is fairly simple as you only have to fill up a series of rotating pl…

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25 Extra Levels In Push Panic Revamp

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 8 months ago
25 Extra Levels In Push Panic Revamp

Push Panic is bloody brilliant. Don’t take my word for it, though: Andrew agreed wholesale when he covered it for AppSpy four months ago. The reason why it’s brilliant? Simples. Push Panic actually – cough – pushes the envelope of match-three puzzlers by forcing the player to interact with the cascading blocks much more so than normal through taps and shunts. And anyone who thought they’d cracked Appular’s colour-coded combinations had better ready their thumbs for the next wave... Push Panic’s ranks have swollen to the tune of 25 new levels, eight fresh achievements, and 17 gold rings. Ok, that last one isn’t true. In addition, Push Panic has been converted into a unive…


AlexPanda HD Review

Review Lakoo By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
AlexPanda HD Review

Don't be fooled by its cute exterior - AlexPanda by Lakoo is the video game equivalent of a weapon designed for the soul-purpose of getting you to whip out your wallet. Should you take the plunge in to this cute, vibrantly presented arcade challenge, you'll need to take on the task of rescuing AlexPanda by dragging him through numerous hazards to the safe location on each level. Things start out easily enough as your panda is manipulated by touching and dragging him around the screen.…

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World of Goo For iPhone Arriving On Thursday

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 8 months ago
World of Goo For iPhone Arriving On Thursday

Well, folks, we finally have a date! Developers 2D Boy announced earlier today on their blog that World of Goo for iPhone will roll onto the App Store on Thursday. Yes, THIS Thursday. The iPad version of the construction builder’s wet dream drew plenty of critical praise when launched last December, so here’s hoping the translation to the smaller screen is a smooth one. Mark your diaries now, for, as promised, World of Goo for iPhone will drop at 99c, before being draggggged up to $2.99 24 hours after release. The Sign Painter has confirmed once and for all, too, that World of Goo is only compatible with iPhone 3GSs and iPhone 4s. Pay attention to another ‘warning’ from the gam…


Race After 1977 Review

Review Xpect Games By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Race After 1977 Review

Despite presenting itself as a standard post-apocalyptic racer, Race After 1977 by Xpect Games is a hard game to peg down as it skitters the edge of a variety of different game types without really committing to any of them. Unfortunately things eventually resolve in to a fairly vanilla racer and you're left feeling deflated from all the potential that is left unrealized. The first major choice you'll need to make comes in the form of settling on a control system that works for you. T…

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Mos Speedrun Review

Review Physmo By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Mos Speedrun Review

The idea of finishing a level as fast as possible in a platformer can be fairly common, with some games even going so far as to reward players for their speed, be it through bonus points, achievements or maybe that elusive third golden star. Mos Speedrun by Physmo turns speedy play in to a core component of its retro-slathered skill based platforming and while you don't have to beat the top times to win, taking on the challenge will require patience and reflexes honed to a sharp point…

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Bulkypix Make MMORPG Yslandia Free To Play

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 8 months ago
Bulkypix Make MMORPG Yslandia Free To Play

With Gameloft set to enter the MMORPG space on iPhone via Order & Chaos Online pretty, pretty, pretty soon, the platform’s maiden take on the WoW phenomenon has just gone free to play. Bulkypix’s Yslandia stepped into the iOS arena last August, delivering a unique massive multiplayer experience full of the genre’s usual tropes. You know: quests, classes, weird creatures, mystery, and a growing dislocation from what’s known as THE REAL WORLD. Well, it appears that the early enthusiasm for Bulkypix’s first-of-its-kind-on-iPhone epic hasn’t been curbed in the eight months since release. More than 100,000 players from around this big wide world are now getting their Yslandia groo…


Forget-Me-Not Review

Review Nyarlu Labs By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Forget-Me-Not Review

Some may remember Nyarlu Labs for their somewhat bizarre, but incredibly fun and unique title Magnetic Shaving Derby. I'll give you a moment to let all of the memories to flood back as you remember a disheveled pixel-art face and other various random objects. All good? Forget-Me-Not is the latest from the developer and while the game may look a lot less bizarre, the combination of Pac Man and Rogue-like elements makes for an experience that's hard to put down. Players must control the…

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Bow Mobile Opens Up Over Double Dragon

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Bow Mobile Opens Up Over Double Dragon

Trying to reach an International audience with your game can be hard at the best of times, but the differences between the Japanese and Western markets can sometimes be like night and day, making something as simple as marketing the game a challenge. Our friends over at AppsJP help to bridge the gap between a predominantly Western focused App Store and the Japanese gaming community and they recently managed to sit down with Bow Moblie to discuss their release of Double Dragon. A translated snippet of the interview follows, but of note is the focus that the company has on reaching that Western audience and seemingly falling short of the mark despite making changes that really add to the exp…


Gangstar: Miami Vindication Dropped To 99c

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 8 months ago
Gangstar: Miami Vindication Dropped To 99c

I’m not ashamed to admit I bop my head now and again to some slick Jay-Z rhymes, but the whole gangster-gangster posturing side of hip-hop frightens me somewhat. I suspect it has much to do with the violence, guns, and disturbingly lax morals vis-à-vis da' laydeez. Video games are ace, though, innit, for I can live out my wildest 50 Cent fantasies without fear of recrimination. Ohhhh, yeah, baby. And if YOU fancy infiltrating gangs, undertaking missions, and generally causing carnage on the mean streets of Flo Rida, Gameloft have just the iOS title for you. Gangstar: Miami Vindication is the second in the series of superlative sandbox stories (try saying that twice in a row) from the…


Cut the Rope Showcased On Giant Screens

News By Richard Brown, 3 years, 8 months ago
Cut the Rope Showcased On Giant Screens

It’s Friday, so why not – ahem – cut loose and rope in some fun, eh? Eh!! When App Store devs release an update to their prized possession, many opt to tell the world about it via a press statement. Others prefer to shout from the social networking rooftops. Cut the Rope’s publishers Chillingo (in conjunction with Monster Media), however, have chosen a slightly different tack altogether to promote their recently launched Magic Box level pack. To showcase / show off their BAFTA Award-winning and AppSpy 5* physics-based puzzler, they’ve set up two humongous interactive displays in strategic locations across the US. Well, two locations, to be precise. If you’re in the vicinity…


Atari's Greatest Hits Review

Review Atari By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Atari's Greatest Hits Review

Some may not be old enough or may have missed one of those golden periods of video games where consoles had access to the magical '99-in-1' (or similar) cartridges that were jam-packed with games. Not necessarily great games, but when it came to value it was hard to beat, though some carts were obviously a bit dubious in their origins. Modern gaming has long since jumped on board the 'retro game collection' bandwagon, though the limited amount of games can be a tease especially for the…

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