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Speaking of 'Chaos Rings' - First Trailer Released!

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 months ago
Speaking of 'Chaos Rings' - First Trailer Released!

I guess Square Enix isn't fooling around with this release. A few weeks after posting new staff at game studio Media.Vision, Final Fantasy Ring picked up on the news and Famitsu got a hold on the game's name, 'Chaos Rings'. Youtube Trailer: Personally I'm blown away by just how good this game looks - easily comparable (if not better) than Final Fantasy 8 on the Playstation. Touch Arcade forum member GDSage has provided more details - and English trailer and screenshots are apparently on the near horizon. News via New Square Enix RPG - Chaos Ring @ Touch Arcade forums.…


ZombieSmash Review

Review Zynga Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 months ago
ZombieSmash Review

Sure, you could keep throwing knights and goblins and other creepy crawlies in to pits of fire or feed them to your pet dragon, but why do that when you could be enjoying ZombieSmash! by German developer Gamedoctors? With all the charm of games like Plants vs. Zombies and physics inspired mayhem straight out of Home Alone, it's a game that keeps on giving well after you're done with the campaign. In a bid to separate itself from other flick-based castle defense games, ZombieSmash! sho…

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Aftermath Review

Review TwoHeads Games By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 months ago
Aftermath Review

If you want to take a more artsy view on 'zombies' in media, you could say that they've been used to represent everything from "man's inhumanity to man" to "convenient comedy sidekick". Aftermath by TwoHeads isn't your average twin-stick zombie shooter, it's almost art. Despite being so short, it's an atmospheric experience that'll remind you just why zombies are so scary. The missions follow a tiny story arc that about your survivor's attempts to navigate through and eventually escap…

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FFXIII Image Gallery - Rockefeller Edition?

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 months ago
FFXIII Image Gallery - Rockefeller Edition?

Critics and fans are polarized about just how good Final Fantasy XIII is as the latest major entry in the Final Fantasy series. Square Enix is no stranger to merchandising their products and if you're a fan of their RPGs you might be used to having your wallet gouged, but would you be willing to pay $8.99 for images on your iPhone? Final Fantasy XIII: Larger-than-Life Gallery is just that - a unique collection of artwork and calendars featuring characters from the game. So just how does a set of images (that will no doubt find their way to fan-created sites and forums anyway) end up costing so much? The images are in fact high-definition and can be zoomed in and out of to explore the deta…


Gameloft Spring Fever Sale!

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 8 months ago
Gameloft Spring Fever Sale!

To enjoy the new season Gameloft is now offering 5 great iPhone and iPod Touch games for only $0.99 each. Earthworm Jim Blades of Fury Real Soccer 2010 Dungeon Hunter Skater Nation This offer will expire the exact same day as Winter, so be sure to grab them before this Sunday, March 21st.…


'74-Days Of The Smartphone' or 'Just How Well Did They Sell?'

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 months ago
'74-Days Of The Smartphone' or 'Just How Well Did They Sell?'

So which smartphone is leading the market? Just how do you judge who's "winning" in this competitive mobile-gadget arena? After compiling sales for the first 74 days of each major smartphone's release, mobile phone analysis firm Flurry has revealed that the Droid sold 50,000 more units than the iPhone in the same period. Flurry blogger Peter Farago provides some insight as to how Motorola might have managed to eke out more sales than Apple for their product (incidentally, 74 days is how long it took Apple to reach 1 million sales from the the iPhone 1G's launch). "Motorola Droid launched over 2.5 years after the iPhone 1G. (Nov 2009 vs. July 2007). When the iPhone launched, consumers' conc…


Artilect Pro Review

Review Yuri Brigance By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 8 months ago
Artilect Pro Review

Artilect by Atomic Cactus is a puzzle game in which you take turns against a human or AI controlled opponent, trying to change the colour of orbs to reach your opponent's goal. It's also very difficult as the AI is brutal even on the early stages. What then is it, that makes this game so hard to put down? Control is all touch based. Each level consists of green orbs between the two goals, with the game starting in the middle. Upon touching a green orb, you change it to your colour, dr…

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Cubetrix 3D Review

Review Mobicle Co.,Ltd. By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 8 months ago
Cubetrix 3D Review

Did you ever play a match three gem game and think, "I want these colours to be in cubes that i can push from the outside?" No? Well too bad cause that's what Cubetrix 3D is. Those tricky cubes need to be pushed to form lines of three of the same colour which will then explode, sending the rest careening together, hopefully leading to more explosions. Ok, so maybe the tone is a little melodramatic, but that's the basic idea. There are three buttons on screen. Two are used to move the…

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Sailboat Championship PRO Review

Review Infinite Dreams Inc. By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 8 months ago
Sailboat Championship PRO Review

Do you fancy yourself nautically minded? Do you watch the America's Cup every year? If so, i assume you're a fan of sailing, and if that is the case, you should probably check out Sailboat Championship Pro, a game where you must control your yacht around a course in order to achieve the fastest lap times possible. There are multiple levels of control from manning the sails, to steering, but you can have the computer handle the sails while you concentrate on catching the wind. These co…

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

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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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