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Fire King Claudius out of a cannon in the name of justice with To Be or Not To Be

News By Pete Osborn, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Fire King Claudius out of a cannon in the name of justice with To Be or Not To Be

A roomful of monkeys are theorised to be able to eventually re-write the complete works of Shakespeare. What's more likely is that they'd write something chaotic, nonsensical, violent, and frankly a lot more fun. With To Be or Not To Be, Tin Man Games channels its inner simian to warp Hamlet into a surreal and irreverent Gamebook.Check out the trailer below to discover just why Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are the guys to be with on a party cruise.…

Swap Heroes 2 aims to improve pretty much every aspect of the original on February 18th

News By Glen Fox, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Swap Heroes 2 aims to improve pretty much every aspect of the original on February 18th

Swap Heroes may have the most self-explanatory title of all time. You control a party of four heroes - three at the front, one at the back. The one at the back can be swapped with any of those in the front during your turn in combat. Doing so will unleash the swapped character's special ranged or melee attack on the enemies in front of him. Plenty of new stuff has been added such as a quest system, character upgrades, and an endless mode where you fight until you die - just like in the original. Swap Heroes 2 is set to launch on the App Store on February 18th. Check out the official trailer below.…

How to play Bayonetta on your iPhone (sort of)

News By Glen Fox, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
How to play Bayonetta on your iPhone (sort of)

Yes, you read that correctly, AppSpies - you can now play Bayonetta on your iPhone. However, before your hopes get raised and then brought crashing down to earth in a spiral of hatred and death threats, this isn't the full Bayonetta experience that you'd get on your chosen console. Take a deep breath. This is the browser version of Bayonetta - which is still Bayonetta, just not THAT Bayonetta. You see? Check out the video below where James shows you how to get it running on your phone and a little taste as to how the game plays. Enjoy!…

Check out Vainglory's newest hero and technological powerhouse, Ardan

News By Glen Fox, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Check out Vainglory's newest hero and technological powerhouse, Ardan

Ardan is the latest hero to be added to the Vainglory roster and he looks set to offer something a little different for veterans of the visually stunning MOBA. He's all about the technology, is Ardan, with a metal backpack and armour attached to a massive robotic arm that puts even Arnold Schwarzenegger's to shame. Ardan can take a few blows, with most of his abilities based around negating damage for himself and his companions. He also utilises his own energy system known as 'vengeance' which is empty when he begins a fight but both attacking and using abilities smartly recharges it for use. Check out the video below for an in-depth look at Vainglory's latest hero then follow t…

Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect iPad Review

Review Orpheus Interactive Inc. By Harry Slater, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect iPad Review

The Sons of Anarchy TV show might have come to a miserable end, but Orpheus Interactive has released Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect, a grim and gritty adventure game set in the same universe. There are bikes, there are swear words, and there are cringe-worthy speeches about honour and loyalty. But is it actually any cop? Pocket Gamer's Harry Slater reckons not. Have a gander at the video above to find out why.…

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TellTale's Game of Thrones adventure series will continue in the new episode The Lost Lords on iOS and Android

News By Glen Fox, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
TellTale's Game of Thrones adventure series will continue in the new episode The Lost Lords on iOS and Android

TellTale's adventure series, Game of Thrones, based on the novel and TV series of the same name is set to continue in the new episode 'The Lost Lords' on iOS and Android. It's estimated to last between 90 minutes and two hours and continues from right where the last episode left off. Check out the trailer below for a first look at what to expect in the new episode then follow the links below which will take you straight to the App Store or Google Play. [App Store link] [Google Play link]…

Hands-on with Beat the Beat, the indie shmup firing on all dubstep cannons

Feature By Peter Willington, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Beat the Beat, the indie shmup firing on all dubstep cannons

Coming to iOS, Android, and Windows Phone in summer of 2015, Beat the Beat is a rhythm action dubstep shooter, in which the enemies are brought into play and react to the music being played. As you can probably expect, this combo of dynamic and bass heavy beats, mixing with intense shooting and dodging makes for some incredibly gameplay - gameplay that really needs to be seen (and heard) to be believed. Which is exactly what you can do by pressing play on the video below.…

Hands-on with Fast & Furious: Legacy, Kabam's new drift and drag racer

Feature By Peter Willington, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Fast & Furious: Legacy, Kabam's new drift and drag racer

Fast & Furious: Legacy is currently in soft-launch in Denmark, and since the original game was so gosh darn popular I simply had to go see if this new one is up to the same standard of the series. It's certainly well within Kabam's wheelhouse: a drag and drift racer with some auto-runner elements included for good measure too. Here's how it looks, if you have a Danish account you can grab it from the link under the video. [App Store link]…

Hands-on with Angry Birds Fight!, the match-3 birdie brawler

Feature By Peter Willington, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Angry Birds Fight!, the match-3 birdie brawler

So Angry Birds Fight! is a match-3 puzzler with RPG elements, and I'm not massively impressed with what I've played so far of the soft-launched version currently available in Thailand. It's not a bad game at all, though the audio isn't nearly up to the franchise's usual high quality, it's just that it's in a genre that's kind of played out at this point, and a match-3 would have to do something really interesting to grab my attention these days. Maybe you'll like the look of it? Find out by clicking play on the video below. [App Store link]…

A wild game appears! - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Feature By Peter Willington, 3 months, 4 weeks ago
A wild game appears! - AppSpy's Sunday Service

It's Sunday! So make yourself a coffee, pop your feet up, and skim through the most exciting stuff AppSpy has made for you this week. The Big Stories 1. Fahrenheit has passed through Apple's strict content regulations uncensored - NSFW sex scenes and all. 2. Forgotten Memories is shaping up to be absolutely terrifying. 3. These are the top 8 Japanese RPGs that are yet to make it onto mobile... 4. … and these are the 8 best Western RPGs for people who don't like Western RPGs. 5. Plus, we went hands-on with a very early build of The Wild. AppSpy Recommends Destructamundo has you destroying planets in spectacular methods that usually involve large explosions. It's pretty brutal…

The top 10 Action RPGs that are yet to make it onto mobile

Feature By Glen Fox, 3 months, 4 weeks ago
The top 10 Action RPGs that are yet to make it onto mobile

Action RPGs have found a reasonably good home on mobile. We have Dungeon Hunter, Kingsroad, and Bastion which all have deft touch controls, expansive worlds to explore, and, most importantly, loot. Lots of loot. However, mobile definitely needs more of the classic entries in the genre, so I've compiled a list of the 10 best action RPGs that could conceivably come to mobile. 1. Diablo II - Arguably the most important action RPG of all time, the Diablo franchise instilled in a lot of gamers an unhealthy addiction to loot  that still remains today. Diablo II is the highlight of the franchise so far. 2. Torchlight II - If…

Test your gaming knowledge with this exclusive Reveal 2 question pack, for free, courtesy of AppSpy

Feature By Peter Willington, 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Test your gaming knowledge with this exclusive Reveal 2 question pack, for free, courtesy of AppSpy

Have you heard about Reveal 2 yet? It's a super fun image guessing game, and it's out right now on iOS. There are a load of different game packs available for purchase in the game, but here at AppSpy we're giving you, our lovely community, a pack dedicated to testing your mobile gaming knowledge. And here's the best part: it's free! Here's how you get it... 1. Ensure you've downloaded Reveal 2 from the App Store or Google Play2. Select the "Mobile's Biggest" pack from the game menu3. Thwack in the following code - APPSPY504. There is no number 4. You're done. Enjoy! The code gives you free access to an exclusive set of image challenges to see if you really know your Tiny Wings from you…

Fahrenheit Remastered is out now on iOS and an Android version is in the works

News By Glen Fox, 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Fahrenheit Remastered is out now on iOS and an Android version is in the works

There has been a fair bit of hype surrounding Fahrenheit this week due to it kind of just re-appearing out of nowhere. The folks responsible for porting Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Aspyr Media, have once again used their expertise to bring an aging game to the world of touch. The iOS version is out right now and an Android version is expected to arrive later this year. Check out the trailer below, and if you want it for yourself head on over to the App Store via the link below. [App Store link]…

Hands-on with Angry Birds Stella POP!, the new bubble popper from Rovio

Feature By Peter Willington, 4 months ago
Hands-on with Angry Birds Stella POP!, the new bubble popper from Rovio

There's no two ways about it, Angry Birds Stella POP! plays a heck of a lot like Bubble Witch Saga and Puzzle Bobble. But you know what? That's okay. Currently in soft-launch in Canada, Angry Birds Stella POP! might not be the most original game, but it's very well put together, looks lovely, and sounds even better. Here's what it looks like. [App Store link]…

The Witcher Battle Arena Review

The Witcher Battle Arena Review

The App Store has gone a bit MOBA mad recently. First we had Fates Forever, then Vainglory. Now we have a new pretender to the throne: The Witcher Battle Arena, a streamlined interpretation of the classic MOBA format featuring characters from the popular RPG series. But is it worth your time? Pocket Gamer's Matt Thrower reckons so. Check out the video above to learn why.  …

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