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'Chaos Ring' by Square Enix and Media.Vision Out This Year?

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 4 months ago
'Chaos Ring' by Square Enix and Media.Vision Out This Year?

French fansite Final Fantasy Ring has picked up that Media.Vision has started advertising for positions to work on their new RPG for the iPhone called "Chaos Ring". The positions went up a few weeks ago, but a title for the project wasn't revealed until this week at Famitsu. There's little else known about the upcoming title so there's not a lot to talk about, but it's still great news for RPG fans. News via Chaos Ring : un nouveau RPG sur iPhone @ Final Fantasy Ring…


More Previews for Assault Squadron

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 4 months ago
More Previews for Assault Squadron

Chillingo has released more information about their upcoming sci-fi shoot'em-up Assault Squadron. Ok, it's a very cinematic trailer, not sure if there is any gameplay footage, but you get the style. There are a heap of shoot'em-ups on the AppStore, and Assault Squadron promises everything you'd expect from the genre including; several gameplay modes, ship upgrades, and some awesome boss fights.  YouTube Trailer: The Global Defense Force (GDF) reports that Earth is under attack by a hostile, unidentified vessel containing thousands of enemy craft. Striking with unwavering precision, the invasion destroys key defensive facilities to leave Earth and its inhabitants at the m…


ZombieSmash Out Soon!

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 4 months ago
ZombieSmash Out Soon!

What would a man with an unhealthy amount of stockpiled weaponry do if he was stuck in his farm house during a zombie plague? Why he'd set some traps and defend his land "gosh darn' it!". ZombieSmash!, the self dubbed "Survival Comedy" game is scheduled for release soon for fans of creative physics and castle-defense survival games. Youtube Game Trailer: The game features tonnes of interesting weaponry to cause generalised chaos to the undead, all in the name of defending your home. And if that's not enough to get you going, famed game composer Chris Hülsbeck - noteable for his work on the C64, Amiga and recent Star Wars: Rogue Squadron series -  has been working on Zom…


Creepy ARG On Its Way To Haunt Your iPhone Soon

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 4 months ago
Creepy ARG On Its Way To Haunt Your iPhone Soon

Ghostwire, a creepy ghost-hunting ARG by developers 'A Different Game' has just been announced for release on the iPhone and will have you wandering your neighbourhood like the good little ghostbuster you are. Captured video is mixed with a slick interface to turn your mobile gaming device in to a portable ghost detector and promises to get your heart racing. Youtube Preview Trailer (Supernatural themes, may not be appropriate for children): If that's not interesting enough, Ghostwire puts you in the place of a ghost-hunter attempting to appease ghosts that are troubling people (or if all else fails, capture them). The game was inspired by 'reality' shows like Most Haunted and w…


Dark Shrine Review

Review Devsisters By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 4 months ago
Dark Shrine Review

It has been a while since I've had the pleasure of driving a cocky son-of-a-demon through a manic and strange RPG-world. Despite some surface similarities to the world of Disgaea, Dark Shrine by Devsisters and Hotdog is a great new action-RPG for the App Store that's only marginally diminished by its temperamental controls. The story and gameplay is linear, but broken up in to accessible bite-sized chunks of individual levels that are quick and easy enjoy. One the main features is its…

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Caligo Chaser Review

Review Com2uS USA, Inc. By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 4 months ago
Caligo Chaser Review

Caligo Chaser by Com2us is fairly standard action RPG fare. There are people in town who give you quests, areas to destory monsters by chaining attacks, and a customization system for skills and weapons. This is not old and boring however because this game has draped everything in visual flare and streamlined mechanics. After acing your exams, you become a private knight to pay off your school debt and work to keep the city of Emporion safe. Control is handled via a virtual d-pad with…

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iEscaper!2 -Escape from the Castle of Doom- Review

Review CELLNAVI By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 4 months ago
iEscaper!2 -Escape from the Castle of Doom- Review

The escape the room game become popular on the PC as a host of simple flash games emerged trapping the player in an area with some fiendish puzzles and pixel hunting. The genre made an excellent leap to the iphone platform last year with iEscaper - Escape from the Ninja's Lair, and now the sequel is upon us, titled iEscaper 2 - Escape from the Castle of the Doom. As a ninja, you make your way into the Castle of Doom to obtain the Crystal of Dragon, though finding said crystal and getti…

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Dawn of Discovery - Harbor Review

Review Ubisoft By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 4 months ago
Dawn of Discovery - Harbor Review

Dawn of Discovery is the latest installment in the Anno series, a game that focuses on resource management with a touch of real time strategy. This iphone port takes one element of the PC release and creates a very addictive time manangement game through thirty six missions. As the harbour master, it is your duty to manage traders to make your daily quota and expand your business. Everything is controlled by touching and dragging. Traders queue up to enter your harbour, and you choose…

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Gameloft Sports Pack: Triple the Action!

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 4 months ago
Gameloft Sports Pack: Triple the Action!

Gameloft Sports Pack for iPhone is a 3-in-1 combo comprising of three of their smaller iPhone titles; Let's Golf, Real Tennis and Pro Baseball. Its 4.99 for the complete pack (About 50% off), it's a great deal if your looking for some variety. Watch the YouTube Video: App Info: Triple the birdies, triple the power shots and triple the grand slams with 3 of most popular sports games on the App Store; Let's Golf!, Real Tennis & Pro Baseball, NOW FOR ONE LOW PRICE! If having to choose just one sports game keeps you awake at night, or you just happen to love a variety of sports, this is the perfect compilation for you. Just see what reviewers are saying: "Let's Golf! will pleas…


Project "Thor" Review

Review Jury Shortki By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 4 months ago
Project "Thor" Review

Project Thor by Jury Shortki is a bit of an odd-ball when it comes to classification. Strictly speaking it's another castle-defense game, but replace castle with planet and defense with Arkanoid. If nothing else, Project Thor demands attention for being so genuinely unique. It's hard to describe the gameplay, but it goes a little something like this: While defending a new planet for humanity, you control a giant shield that reflects incoming attacks while building a large temporary "o…

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Caligo Chaser - A New RPG Now Out

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 4 months ago
Caligo Chaser - A New RPG Now Out

Com2uS have just released their new slash and dash action RPG Caligo Chaser. Launch Price: $2.99 YouTube Preview: App Info: Caligo Chaser, a beat 'em up style slash and dash action RPG game at your finger tips. Each map is tailored to automatically scroll horizontally to break free from the restrictions of the limited screen size. Stunningly well-designed stages, characters, and monsters to keep you playing for hours.  Save Emporion from the dark forces that haunt the city!! Features: UPGRADABLE SKILLS Up to 135 different skill upgrades combinations with 7 unique attack skills and 20 passive skills CUSTOMIZABLE CHARACTER Change the look of you char…


Game Preview: WordSearch Rush

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 4 months ago
Game Preview: WordSearch Rush

Word search games aren't exactly the most popular games available on the App Store. They tend to be more for a niche crowd of puzzle lovers with super-human eyesight. I mean honestly... those grids can be HUGE. And on such a tiny screen? Not a great combo. YouTube Preview: WordSearch Rush by UK developers We Are Colin aims to not only make word search games playable, but genuinely fun. Their twist on the gameplay involves time-based combo bonuses for quickly finding words in a 7x7 (or occasionally 8x8) grid and extra points for selecting the words backwards. Unlike some word search games a list of words isn't provided for you, but instead each level gives a topic from which 7 wor…


Orba - Color Smasher Review

Review Kieffer Bros. By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 4 months ago
Orba - Color Smasher Review

Before we get any further in to this review - yes, Orba by the Kieffer Brothers is little more than another three-match game for the App Store, but before you automatically switch off it's genuinely worth your time. With its polished design and more-ish gameplay, you'll find yourself gravitating back to Orba just because it fills those 30s gaps of free-time in your day perfectly. Gameplay is basic and requires you to tap groups of three or more orbs to clear them from the screen. The…

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Ice Bullet Review

Review David Fernandez Vara By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 4 months ago
Ice Bullet Review

If there's one thing certain about the Olympics (summer or winter), is that there will be many videogames made to capatilize on the events. Bobsleigh is one such event that seems like a good idea for a videogame and a great idea for an iphone game, especially using tilt controls. Ice Bullet sets out to deliver a Bobsleigh experience on the iphone, but does it replicate the speed and danger of its real life counterpart? Control is tilt based, with leaning forward used for braking aroun…


Chromixa Review

Review Wet Nose Design Ltd By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 4 months ago
Chromixa Review

Chromixa began life as an art installation based on creator Simon Watson's fascination with light. A handful of development time later and we have a light based puzzle game for the iphone. The goal is to create shapes of a solid colour out of overlaying smaller pieces of different colours, much like a jigsaw. Control is all touch and drag. Upon touching a piece, it can be dragged anywhere on screen or the large wheel can be used to rotate it. If you ever get confused about which colou…

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