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Top Dog: Farmyard Adventures Review

Review Flightless By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 3 months ago
Top Dog: Farmyard Adventures Review

The agricultural system of New Zealand is important to its country, providing most of its major exports to the world. Images such as a shepherd rounding up his sheep with the help of a sheepdog are iconic to NZ's pastoral landscape, so it's little wonder that local developers 'Flightless' have based their latest App Store game around this rural chore. Top Dog: Farmyard Adventures puts you in the place of a shepherd calling out directions to his faithful sheepdog in order to round up t…

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Tiptop Review

Review On5 By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 3 months ago
Tiptop Review

In what could be the first of a series of games from developer On5, 'Tiptop: the last march.' is a Lemmings-inspired game that's married with pop-culture to create a challenging and (at times) tongue-in-cheek experience that's hard to put down. In order to assist your heroes lines can be drawn on to the level, providing a path for them to walk on or as barriers against enemies. Much like other line-drawing games, you're given a limited amount of 'ink' to use with drawn lines only stay…

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Fruit Ninja Review

Review Halfbrick Studios By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 3 months ago
Fruit Ninja Review

UPDATE: The constant support and updates from Halfbrick for Fruit Ninja has been nothing short of spectacular and over time this title has grown from a fun time waster to something you can share with friends either by sniping high scores or by challenging them directly online with a multiplayer mode. Furthermore the addition of an 'Arcade' mode pits players against the clock with powerful power-ups that will test their slicing skills. Fruit Ninja just gets better and better over time a…

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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction Screenshots Arrive

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 3 months ago
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction Screenshots Arrive

Gameloft has released new screenshots of the upcoming Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction, soon to be making its way to the AppStore.  The screens include a selection of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction environments (High Security Building, Irak, Malta market...), equipments (Grenades, Camera grenades, Sniper...) and main features (Mark & ...Execute, Human Shield, Last Known Position...)…


Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Review

Review SEGA By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 3 months ago
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Review

With Sonic the Hedgehog being on every electronic device that's in some way wired to the internet (and possibly on some varieties of toasters), it was only a matter of time before the sequel made its debut. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 was a landmark title for the Genesis (or Mega Drive for those of you outside the US) that is still one of the consoles highest selling games. Much like the port of Sonic the Hedgehog for the iPhone the controls are simplified with a virtual d-pad for movement a…

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Bird Strike Gold Edition

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 3 months ago
Bird Strike Gold Edition

New Zealand developers PikPok today announced Bird Strike Gold Edition for iPhone and iPod Touch. Bird Strike Gold Edition is only the third game to ever achieve gold status from Aurora Feint and will be the game of the month on OpenFeint. Bird Strike Gold Edition features new levels, power-ups, props, obstacles, and enhanced OpenFeint integration with Challenges, top five friends' scores, and more. For the next 30 days, the game will be available for iPhone and iPod Touch for just $0.99, after which the price will go to $1.99. Checkout the new YouTube Vid: "This is the ultimate edition of Bird Strike, and only the third game selected as an OpenFeint Gold title," said Jos Ruffell…


MIKADO DEFENDERS Review

Review TAITO Corporation By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 3 months ago
MIKADO DEFENDERS Review

With so many different tower-defense games to choose from on the iPhone, it's hard to believe that a company like TAITO would take the risk of competing with such a large crowd. Thankfully their new title Mikado Defenders is a stand-out from the crowd, with its sumi-e inspired artwork and unique spin on the tower-defense gameplay. Each map in the campaign provides a series of paths for enemies to traverse on their way to your castle, with limited spots available for placement of your…

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CHAOS RINGS Review

Review SQUARE ENIX INC By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 3 months ago
CHAOS RINGS Review

Chaos Rings is the latest JRPG published by Square Enix for the App Store and with a pedigree developer like Media.Vision at the helm, this is more than your average RPG. This is certainly no light-weight game and your pocket will definitely feel the pinch, but if you're willing to take the dive you'll be rewarded with a complex and beautiful experience that's easily one of the best new RPGs available for your iPhone. The game centers around characters who have been partnered up to pa…

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Mikado Defenders Arrives

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 3 months ago
Mikado Defenders Arrives

TAITO Corp has just released their new feudal Japanese defence simulator Mikado Defenders on the iPhone and iPod Touch (also iPad compatable). Checkout the YouTube Preview: App Info: In Mikado Defenders players deploy samurai foot soldiers, archers, and other units, desperately attempting to defend their fortress from an all-out demonic attack. It's tower defense, with a uniquely Japanese twist! Set in the Sengoku Era - a time when Japan was torn asunder by civil war. Mikado Defenders features historical locations such as Edo and Osaka, renowned samurai commanders including Uesugi Kenshin and the "One-Eyed Dragon" Masamune, powerful Guardian Spirit allies, giant demonic enemie…


Icarus-X Review

Review The Quadsphere By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 3 months ago
Icarus-X Review

What could be more exhilarating than rocketing along at super-sonic speeds while blasting away enemies? Icarus-X doesn't think much else is needed with its challenging vertical shoot'em-up gameplay that can border on the impossible for some. Two standard SHMUP control schemes are available for players to use. The default 'Direct' scheme moves your ship to the top of your finger and follows it as you swipe around the screen, while the alternative 'Relative' scheme moves the ship relati…

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Cammy Returns in Free Street Fighter IV Update

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 3 months ago
Cammy Returns in Free Street Fighter IV Update

Cammy, aka Thunder Thighs will be brushing aside her pigtails and kicking ass as she joins Street Fighter IV in an upcoming free update. Capcom is still to announce a release date for the update but in the meantime here are some previews... Checkout our Street Fighter IV Review!…


Sonic 2 Set to Launch Tonight

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 3 months ago
Sonic 2 Set to Launch Tonight

The second game in the Sonic the Hedgehog series is set to launch into the US AppStore around midnight tonight for the launch price of $5.99. App Info: Introducing Miles "Tails" Prower, Sonic and Tails must stop Dr. Eggman's diabolical scheme to take over the world. This time, Dr. Eggman is enslaving scores of Sonic's friends in order to create an army of Badniks, which will build his ultimate weapon - the Death Egg, a planet-sized space station of unthinkable power. Dr. Eggman must be stopped before he can collect all seven Chaos Emeralds and power up the Death Egg - a move which would spell the end for Sonic and Tails! Using only his super sonic speed and the all new super spin dash, S…


Chaos Rings Arrives Tonight

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 3 months ago
Chaos Rings Arrives Tonight

From Square Enix, the creators of the Final Fantasy series comes Chaos Rings, a brand new RPG for the iPhone and iPod Touch set to launch on the US AppStore around midnight. Checkout the YouTube preview: App Info: CHAOS RINGS takes full advantage of the iPhone and iPod touch's capabilities. Using a classic game system that any RPG fan will enjoy, it presents an epic tale consisting of four different scenarios, all brought to you with gorgeous sound and unbelievably smooth 3D graphics. The story revolves around a tournament where combatants fight for their lives: the Ark Arena. Upon choosing a pair of characters, one male and one female, you will then have to fight against the…


Azkend HD iPad Review

Review 10tons Ltd By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 3 months ago
Azkend HD iPad Review

Azkend HD brings 10tons' beautiful puzzler to the iPad along with even more stunning visual upgrades. As with most iPad 'remakes' there's not a lot of difference between the iPhone original and its 'bigger' iPad version, but small gameplay tweaks gives Azkend another breath of fresh-air that might sway those yet to be convinced. Azkend is essentially another match-3 game with a twist. Instead of swapping tiles, players must manipulate the board by drawing paths along the hexagonal gri…

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Audi A1 Beat Driver Review

Review VEEMEE By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 3 months ago
Audi A1 Beat Driver Review

Audi A1 Beat Driver by VEEMEE may feel like an excessive attempt at marketing, but instead of the usual 'racer' that most people would expect they've decided to opt for a music rhythm game. 'A rhythm game?' I hear you ask? Why yes, VEEMEE has paired great new rock tracks with gameplay taken from the popular indie PC game 'Audiosurf' and throws Audi branding in to the mix to come up with a cocktail that's surprisingly palatable. Similar to most rhythm games, 'beats' appear in multiple…

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