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Assassin's Creed II Multiplayer New and Free for 48 hours

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Assassin's Creed II Multiplayer New and Free for 48 hours

To mark the launch of Assassin's Creed II Multiplayer, now available in the AppStore, Ubisoft is offering the game up for free for only 48 hours! Here's some App info: Assassin’s Creed II: Multiplayer, is an exclusive game for iPhone & iPod touch and the first game in the series that allows you to compete against your friends. Features: LIVE MULTIPLAYER ACTION Assassin’s Creed II: Multiplayer is a REAL-TIME ONLINE multiplayer game using a WI-FI connection letting you compete against up to 3 other player- controlled assassins. KILL OR GET KILLED The ultimate goal of the game is to hunt down other players and assassinate them before they kill you. BLEND IN THE CROWD…


Compression Review

Compression Review

Have you ever played a game of Dr. Mario and felt like the walls are closing in? That must have been the consensus over at Little White Bear studios when they made Compression. Blocks of certain colours drop, and you need to line up three in a row to destroy all the hollow blocks in the level. Every three block drops however one of the walls will close in, giving you less room to work with. Control is very basic. Drag the blocks to move them across the screen, and tap to flip them. As…

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BOOM SHAKE Review

Review dooub inc. By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 6 months ago
BOOM SHAKE Review

How many times have you played a rhythm game and thought to yourself, "Man, I wish I was able to play my favourite songs"? Boom Shake by apalms has come to the rescue. On the outside it might look like a Tap Tap Revenge clone using a turntable, but its the ability to create and share level tracks for any piece of music you have on your phone that makes this title stand out. There are five moves when playing a song in Boom Shake. Swipe left or right, turn left or right, or snapping the…

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Space Box Review

Review Tom Graczyk By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 6 months ago
Space Box Review

What images are conjured up when you hear the name Space box? If you thought of a cardboard box with eyes jumping from platform to platform in the cold depths of space, you are correct. The goal of the game is to get the box to the final platform of each level, preferably in the least moves possible. If there are numbers left on the move counter when you finish the level, you gain extra lives. To move the box, tap it, and drag your finger to set the direction and force of the box's ju…


Astro Ranch Review

Review Tag Games Limited By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 6 months ago
Astro Ranch Review

Space farming! Oh no, we're not talking about mining asteroids, or growing some kind of moon cheese, but a farming simulator... in space! Astro Ranch has your farmer crashlanding on an alien planet, who then has to harvest crops and lifestock to earn enough money to repair their shuttle and send them home. Everything is done by the touch of a finger. Walking, selecting farming implements, buying new seeds, and equipment, and even talking to the locals. When you start off, you don't ha…

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Tilt To Live Trailer - An indie gem

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Tilt To Live Trailer - An indie gem

Developer duo Alex Okafor and Adam Stewart of One Man Left Studios have recently announced the launch of their indie game Tilt to Live on the AppStore.  The team sum up the game as being "a catchy little iDevice game about the genocide of red dots. Little known fact: the dots are a metaphor for your troubles. And the weapons represent… I guess beer or a nice jog." The game has so far been described as an addictive hit! Check out the Trailer:…


Star Wars The Force Unleashed Review

Review THQ Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 6 months ago
Star Wars The Force Unleashed Review

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (TFU) is THQ's port of the Triple-A title of the same name for major consoles from 2008. TFU was originally released at the same period as the console game and had a lot to live up to compared to its technologically advanced big brothers. Each level of the story campaign will have you scrambling to execute gesture controls to eliminate your enemies. At the time, TFU's console version made a big splash for its complex physics and AI models, so a lot of ti…

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Chillingo Double-up

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Chillingo Double-up

News has been pouring out of Chillingo with a preview of the upcoming rhythm shooter 'Radio Flare Redux' and the announcement of another shooter, this time a 2D side scroller called 'Assault Squadron', also on its way to the iPhone. Checkout the preview vid for Radio Flare Redux: ...and some preview shots for Assault Squadron:…


Astro Ranch Out Now!

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Astro Ranch Out Now!

Tag Games have announced the release of their new space farming sim Astro Ranch for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It has been out in the NZ and AUS stores for the past few hours and will hit the US store in the morning (the 28th Feb). We will have a review out soon, but in the meantime here is some additional info and a preview vid: The adventure begins as Sindy and Max, the intrepid Starlight twins, blast off from earth for an adventure beyond the stars. Disaster is close at hand however, for as the twins fight for control of the rocket, irreparable damage is done to the control system. Now the rocket is on a collision course with a strange alien planet and only one escape pod rema…


Friday on my Phone: Weekend App Sales!

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 6 months ago
Friday on my Phone: Weekend App Sales!

Finish your week with some great game time with these App specials Final Fantasy I now 8.99 Final Fantasy II now 8.99 Crusade of Desting now 0.99 Bird Strike now 0.99 Speed Forge Extreme now 0.99 iEscaper! now 0.99 Doodle Bomb: Physics Puzzle with a Bang now 0.99 Florix now Free Final Fantasy Was 11.99 Now 8.99 Final Fantasy brings back a lot of memories. Originally released in 1987, it was one of the first console RPGs to gain popularity due to its battle mechanics, giant explorable world and intriguing story. The game was remade in 2004 for the Nintendo DS, ported to the PSP in 2007, and now that same port is on the iphone in 2010. The world has descended into chaos and a pr…


Farm Frenzy 2 Review

Farm Frenzy 2 Review

Farm Frenzy 2 is the much anticipated and definitely needed sequel to the farm management and strategy series from Alawar Entertainment. Much like the original, it's still a frantic game that requires precise management at higher levels, but new refinements to the artwork and interface make this a much more polished product. Each level presents the player with a specific challenge to complete that requires careful management of your resources to succeed. All of the controls are touch…

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FINAL FANTASY II Review

Review SQUARE ENIX INC By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 7 months ago
FINAL FANTASY II Review

Along with Final Fantasy, Square also put up the sequel Final Fantasy II on the appstore. Like the first, this is a port of the Dawn of Souls remake for the GBA and PSP. The original game was released on the Famicom in 1988 and never made its way over to US shores. Instead of picking classes this time around, you play as three war orphans who are almost killed by the forces of the empire of Palamecia. Control like the first game is mostly touch based, with movement handled by a virtua…

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Dizzypad - Frog Jump Fun Review

Review NimbleBit LLC By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 7 months ago
Dizzypad - Frog Jump Fun Review

Nimblebit seems to specialize in games of a simple premise that are hard to put down. Their latest effort Dizzypad is no different. You play a frog, and as a frog, obviously you are hopping from lily pad to lily pad. The problem arises when those lily pads won't stop spinning. How far can you get before the water claims you? When your frog faces the next lily pad, tap the screen to jump, and that's it! Lilys will turn in different directions, and skipping a lily pad on your hop will g…

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FINAL FANTASY Review

Review SQUARE ENIX INC By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 7 months ago
FINAL FANTASY Review

Final Fantasy brings back a lot of memories. Originally released in 1987, it was one of the first console RPGs to gain popularity due to its battle mechanics, giant explorable world and intriguing story. The game was remade in 2004 for the Nintendo DS, ported to the PSP in 2007, and now that same port is on the iphone in 2010. The world has descended into chaos and a prophecy speaks of the warriors of light that will carry the world crystals and restore them to their former glory. The…

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Colorbind Review

Review Nonverbal By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 7 months ago
Colorbind Review

Puzzle games are one of the most successful genres on the app store. Many of them are unique and well made, and that's good, cause it takes an interesting idea to stand out from the crowd. Colorbind is an interesting idea where you have to fold strips of paper to cover all the dots of the same colour on the screen. Control is taken care by the touch and drag of your finger. You guide the paper along the screen, changing direction to fold it ninety degrees. To undo the paper trail, sim…

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