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5 unbelievable fan-made Supernauts creations of real world locations

Feature By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 1 day ago
5 unbelievable fan-made Supernauts creations of real world locations

We're back in the wonderfully creative world of Supernauts, digging through your cool constructions that have been captured for all to see on Everyplay. We've already covered the celluloid masterpieces recreated in Supernauts, so this time we're thinking even bigger: real world landmarks and locations, re-made in Grand Cru's online construct-a-thon. I've found the five very best ones I can, but if you've found better, drop a link in the comments. A Japanese castle Most of London The Great Wall of China The wild west Las Vegas…


Awesome Inkle adventure 80 Days is landing on Android devices this month

News By Glen Fox, 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Awesome Inkle adventure 80 Days is landing on Android devices this month

We loved Inkle's 80 Days when we first got handsy with it back in July. Now, it's finally making the trip over to Android - on December 16th, to be precise. This is definitely a case of better late than never. It's a digital interactive storybook based on the Jules Vernes novel Around the World in Eighty Days. You play as Jean Passepartout as he attempts to - you guessed it - travel around the world in 80 days, with his travelling companion Phineas Fogg. Whilst you wait, why not watch James playing the  iOS version of the game for the first time back in July. Trust us - if you an Android gamer, December 16th can't come soon enough.…


Hands on with Bean Dreams, the upwardly mobile bouncathon where beans wear hats

Feature By James Gilmour, 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Hands on with Bean Dreams, the upwardly mobile bouncathon where beans wear hats

We quite liked Bean's Quest, a simple, silly, but admittedly entertaining platformer involving an endlessly jumping bean. As of this week, iOS users can now play the sequel, Bean Dreams, which brings with it even more levels of leaping, fruit collecting, and pink dragon liberation. Check out the video above to see the game in action.…


Hands-on with Shadowrun: Dragonfall, the definitive expansion to the Shadowrun universe

Feature By James Gilmour, 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Hands-on with Shadowrun: Dragonfall, the definitive expansion to the Shadowrun universe

The Shadowrun universe does a good job of capitalising on the twin fondnesses of 20- to 30-something gamers: cyberpunk styings and isometric RPGs. The first instalment of this Kickstarter funded rejuvination of the series, Shadowrun Returns, was a reminder of why we used to pour hours into role-playing games without voice acting or fancy FMV sequences. With the iOS release of Shadowrun: Dragonfall, developer Harebrained Schemes has taken the PC expansion - which added 20 hours of gameplay and a ton of refinement to the original game - and packaged it up as a standalone app. Pocket Gamer's Harry Slater went hands-on with the game to see if it's worth your time. Check out the video above…


Hands-on with Tomb Raider II, a PSone game that doesn't belong on iOS

Feature By James Gilmour, 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Hands-on with Tomb Raider II, a PSone game that doesn't belong on iOS

I'm not one of these 'angry gamer' types. Broadly speaking, I love games. Mobile games in particular. But playing Tomb Raider II makes me question my defense of touchscreen gaming. To my mind, these kind of console-to-mobile ports demonstrate exactly what you shouldn't do when trying to bring an old game to a new platform. Check out the video above to see why my panties are so tightly bunched.   …


9 Game of Thrones alternatives for Android

Feature By Glen Fox, 3 weeks, 2 days ago
9 Game of Thrones alternatives for Android

As per usual, fellow Androiders, we have been left out in the cold. Yes, another TellTale game has arrived on the App Store well before an expected Android release date. For shame. Not to worry, though, because AppSpy has got you covered with a specially-tailored list of  Game of Thrones alternatives for Android. They may not be adventure games but we can assure you that they'll evoke a similar spirit to Game of Throne's low-fantasy, high-death count world. 1. Game of Thrones Ascent An obvious place to start - this is an official Game of Thrones game set in the universe of the HBO TV show. It's a strategy RPG and a pretty good one, at that. 2. Ravensword: Shadowlands Fight with…


Dragon Quest III is out now on Google Play, has yet to hit the App Store

News By Glen Fox, 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Dragon Quest III is out now on Google Play, has yet to hit the App Store

Yes, you read that correctly, Androiders. The highly-acclaimed Dragon Quest III has been released on Google Play first ,with an App Store version sure to follow - though it's not exactly certain when. Dragon Quest III is arguably the best game in the franchise and follows the child of Ortega on their sixteenth birthday who's mission (tasked by the King himself, no less) is to defeat the Archfiend Baramos, master of darkness. All of this can be yours for the princely price of £6.99 - just head on over to Google Play via the link below. Oh and, unfortunately, there's no trailer as of yet (though this will be updated with one as soon as there is) so here's our very own Pe…


Hands-on with Telltale's Game of Thrones, where winter is coming and everyone is from t' nuuurth

Feature By James Gilmour, 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Hands-on with Telltale's Game of Thrones, where winter is coming and everyone is from t' nuuurth

The first episode of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series is now live on the App Store.  Just like the HBO show and the books which inspired it, the game is chock full of warring houses, brutal slaying, and northern accents. If you want to a quick and relatively spoiler-free glimpse of the game in action, check our new hands-on video above. …


Hands-on with Fist of Jesus, the unholy beat-'em-up where disciples do hadokens

Feature By James Gilmour, 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Hands-on with Fist of Jesus, the unholy beat-'em-up where disciples do hadokens

I don't really know where to start with Fist of Jesus. While I personally don't consider a game where Jesus Christ teaches Judas how to clobber lepers to death with a holy fish to be blasphemous or troubling, I'm still a little surprised that Apple has allowed it onto the App Store. Regardless, it's here now. And of course, I just had to have a go. Check out the video above to see your saviour laying the smackdown. WARNING: Those of a sensitive religious disposition may tut disapprovingly.…


Hands-on with Boulder Jack, where Crash Bandicoot meets Raiders of the Lost Ark

Feature By James Gilmour, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Hands-on with Boulder Jack, where Crash Bandicoot meets Raiders of the Lost Ark

You know that bit in the first Indiana Jones movie where Indy is running through the cave trying to avoid being crushed by a gigantic rolling boulder? Well, imagine if, instead of Harrison Ford in a fetching fedora, the part of Indy was played by '90s platforming icon Crash Bandicoot. And, instead of escaping the death boulder and falling at the feet of a tribe of angry natives, Indy just kept running and running forever, collecting coins and dodging explosive crates. Yeah. That's pretty much Boulder Jack. Check out the video for proof.…


Hands-on with Ninja Escape, the Timberman-style leap-'em-up with agile pandas

Feature By James Gilmour, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Hands-on with Ninja Escape, the Timberman-style leap-'em-up with agile pandas

Timberman made a bit of a splash in the twitch genre when it arrived on mobile earlier this year. The simple premise - cut down a tree without being crushed by branches - combined with the super simple controls and score-chasing momentum made it a fantastic and compulsive little time killer. Ninja Escape is cut very much from Timberman's compulsive cloth. In fact, the games have a huge amount in common. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Check out the video above to find out.…


Genre Busters: Stunt Racers (Twitch catch-up)

Feature By Glen Fox, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Genre Busters: Stunt Racers (Twitch catch-up)

Yesterday evening, James and Peter of AppSpy casted a critical eye over four iOS stunt racers in a rather lively Twitch streaming session. MotoHeroz, Offroad Legends 2, Trials Frontier, and Joe Danger Infinity were the games of choice and, in case you missed it, we've included the full video below for your viewing pleasure. If you like what you see then why not join us this evening on Twitch (and every other weekday evening from now on) at 5PM, where there will be more games being played and more fun being had. Just don't forget to hit that lovely 'follow' button before you leave.…


The Witcher Adventure Game is out now on Android

News By Glen Fox, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
The Witcher Adventure Game is out now on Android

Unless you've been living under a rock (or you don't care much for RPGs) chances are you've heard of The Witcher series. These excellent low-fantasy RPGs tell the tale of Geralt, the eponymous witcher (or 'mutant monster hunter' to the laymen), following the events of the novels written by Andrzej Sapkowski. Well, Geralt has now made the trip over to Android in the form of a digital board game based on the books, rather than the games. Triss Merigold, Yarpen Zigrin, and Dandelion the bard all feature as playable characters alongside Geralt, as you travel across a digital cardboard Rivia completing quests and slaying monsters. Check out the trailer below for a peek at how it plays in all i…


13 dubstep remixes of hit mobile games - number 4 sounds like an indecisive Optimus Prime wondering whether or not to transform and roll out

Feature By Peter Willington, 3 weeks, 3 days ago
13 dubstep remixes of hit mobile games - number 4 sounds like an indecisive Optimus Prime wondering whether or not to transform and roll out

Dubstep and video games have a bizarrely lengthy history together, with all sorts of dubstep remixes of classic console and PC games to be found across YouTube. Mobile specific game remixes are a little more hard to find, but they're out there, and they're quite something to behold. Here's 13 of the very best. 1. Plants vs Zombies - Let's start off strong: this one's brilliant 2. Chrono Trigger - Nothing conveys the heartache Frog suffers like a dubstep cannon 3. Angry Birds - Because obviously there's a dubstep remix of the Angry Birds theme 4. Pac-Man - Apparently you can get this as a ringtone. Ace 5. Tetris - Yeah, alright, I see what you're doing here 6. Clash of Clans…


4 evil Android games to get you on Santa's naughty list this year

Feature By Glen Fox, 3 weeks, 4 days ago
4 evil Android games to get you on Santa's naughty list this year

It's that time of year when the towns are filled with irate shoppers, your ears are bombarded with tacky faux-jovial tunes, and Santa conspires to fill your house with needless clutter. So in the spirit of Christmas we've come up with a list of four games to get you on St. Nick's naughty list this year, ensuring that that pesky Father Christmas will give your house a miss. 1. Snow Jinks - At first glance this appears to be a typical good versus evil game but take a quick look at those unlockable 'snowballs' and you'll soon see why we've included this on our naughty list 2. Ski Safari - An innocent skiier wakes up to an avalanche and does whatever he can to survive, including r…