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The Tilt Racer App

News By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 1 week ago
The Tilt Racer App

If you enjoy racing games, and I mean really enjoy racing games, you probably have had your eye on one of those fancy steering wheel setups for a while now. You know, the ones with pedals, a gear stick, and realistic rumble? The problem is such a setup is quite expensive and not every racing afficionado can afford such extravagence. Enter the Tilt Racer app. Racing games have had a lot of success on the iOS platform because of tilt controls, and now with this app, you can transfer that control to your PC and any racing game on that platform through your iPhone. Not only can you smoothly steer with your phone, sitting in front of the computer, but there's a simple slider for accel…


Return to Castlerama Trailer

News By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 1 week ago
Return to Castlerama Trailer

While Castlerama sounds more like a European music festival, this trailer of the upcoming iOS game is intriguing. It's first person, it looks to have a full world to explore, and it seems to be somewhere between adventure game and western rpg. Have a look at the trailer and see for yourself. While it could do with a little more polish in areas, as a mobile experience it seems to have a lot to offer. Whether they can deliver or not will remain to be seen. The game is shooting for a release date of June 20th.…


IMPOSSIBLE ROAD Review

Review Kevin Ng By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 1 week ago
IMPOSSIBLE ROAD Review

Impossible Road is sleek and seductive. A simple arcade game where you have to try your hardest to stay on a twisting and winding track that is doing its best to throw you off. Success is a fallacy, as sooner or later you will plummet to your demise, only to press the 'again' button and repeat this process for as long as possible. Add to this a minimalist yet striking visual aesthetic plus a driving rhythmic soundtrack and you would think you're in for something special. Well, you woul…

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Trigger City brings old skool violence to the App Store

News By Harry Slater, 11 months, 1 week ago
Trigger City brings old skool violence to the App Store

Punching people in the face is a terrible pastime, frowned upon by all. Unless you do it in a video game that is, in which case you'll probably be heralded as a hero by a bunch of digital people. That's certainly the case in Trigger City, a game which takes its cues from the past and wears its retro credentials proudly on its rolled up sleeves. Out on the App Store now, the game sees you taking to the streets of the titular city to dish out steaming hot bowls of violent justice. With simple controls, plenty of combos and special moves to master, and 16 levels of side scrolling scrapping to work your way through there's a lot to like about Trigger City. Throw in some motorbike levels and…


Manuganu

News By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 1 week ago
Manuganu

Tired of endless runners? How about a regular runner then? Manuganu takes the concept of continuously moving, and turns it into a platformer with three coins to collect, and a really nice visual style. Take a look at the trailer and see for yourself. The game is a one man project (except for the music) by Alper Sarıkaya and should be due out this week on May 16th.…


App Wrap Up (Week Ending 10th May, 2013)

Wrapup By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
App Wrap Up (Week Ending 10th May, 2013)

Hey hey readers, and welcome to your favourite feature on the site, the App Wrap Up! As always we got a selection of games that might have gone under the radar, but look like they might have something interesting to offer based solely on their trailers. Let us take a look, and see if anything takes any of your fancies!   The Seed (Little Bit Games Inc.) While this looks like a low-fi flash game, the gameplay is quite interesting as single screen puzzle games go. Plant seeds to get the plant to sprout, while everything is obeying the laws of gravity. The music is quite serene as well.[App Store Link]   Dragonconquer (ILLUSU INC.) It's Qix with shooting mechanics. And…


Abra-Ca-Bacon update hitting Angry Birds Seasons May 16th

News By Harry Slater, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Abra-Ca-Bacon update hitting Angry Birds Seasons May 16th

After yesterday's update to Bad Piggies the Angry Birds are getting their own back with new content for Angry Birds Seasons hitting the App Store next week. The Abra-Ca-Bacon update brings with it 30 new levels, as well as 6 secret levels to try and unlock, and a whole new way of killing pigs – portals. These magic tunnels suck fowl and debris in at one end before spitting it out somewhere else. Like the Portals in Portal, basically. But with pigs, birds, and crumbling lumps of masonry. It won't cost you anything to get all this extra content, and it'll go live on the App Store on May 16th. You can check out a trailer for the new goodies below.…


Bellyfish has an Addiction

News By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Bellyfish has an Addiction

Also out this week is a little game called Bellyfish that looks kind of in the same wheelhouse as Doodle Jump. What makes me entertained by the premise is you play a fish who has become addicted to oxygen, and growing into a ball of air because of it. Due to the dangers of this addiction, you have to make sure the little guy can travel safely through all the obstacles present. Have a look at the trailer and see what we mean. It's a simple game, but looks to be enjoyable. [App Store Link]…


Dead Effect - A Sci-fi Horror FPS for iOS

News By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Dead Effect - A Sci-fi Horror FPS for iOS

Man that's a lot of shorthand. Now I could be jaded and talk about the game wanting to be Dead Space, what with the 'lonely derelict vessel invaded by unknown horrors' vibe it's got going, but I have to say that watching the trailer kind of impressed me. Have a look... It seems to be a very competent entry into the genre with a high level of presentation. As long as the controls are halfway decent (as no developer has really worked out a way to get an FPS controlling well on iOS), this might be a great portable shooting experience.  Release date is slated somewhere in July or August.…


Dragons to Swarm

News By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Dragons to Swarm

It's always interesting to see the genre trends on the App Store. Once one game makes it big, you have other devs either cashing in or looking to improve the formula. With the success of games like Galcon Labs and Tentacle Wars, Dragon Swarm has been released on the iPad. It's the same kind of strategy title... but with dragons! Have a look at the trailer. This title focuses on multiplayer matches, and it does look pretty nuts. The game got released this week so give it a pick up and tell us what you think if you are so inclined.[App Store Link]…


Bad Piggies gets a new update

News By Harry Slater, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Bad Piggies gets a new update

Rovio's Bad Piggies are at it again, with a content update that adds fifteen new levels, two new contraptions, a new sandbox, and a new replay function to the porcine based physics puzzler. The new tools at your disposal are suction cup tyres, which let you drive up walls, and spring loaded boxing gloves that allow you to power your pigs with some well placed punches. Perhaps the biggest draw of the update however is a new replay mode. Here you can record and share your favourite piggy escapades, showing friends across your favourite social networks just how brilliant your plans and contraptions are. The update is live right now on the App Store and it'll cost you nothing at all, which as…


Leviathan: Warships iPad Review

Review Paradox Interactive By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Leviathan: Warships iPad Review

Did anyone ever play any of the Combat Mission games? This question is being asked because if you have, you will immediately understand how the gameplay of Leviathan Warships by Paradox Interactive functions. While most strategy titles are put into sub-genres by whether their battles play out in real time or turn by turn, Leviathan Warships combines these by separating the turn based and real time play styles into a planning and execution phase. Unlike Combat Mission, the gameplay here…

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FREEQ Review

Review Psychic Bunny By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
FREEQ Review

Radio drama is making a comeback. Before television, people used to listen to serialised programming on their wireless, tuning into tales of mystery, intrigue, drama, and action. Games like Freeq show that the medium is still as engaging as ever, but perhaps that's also due to the interactivity. See, not only content with telling you a story of apocalypse and time travel, Freeq has you making choices to influence the outcome of this future that has yet to be written. Freeqing is a tec…


The 10th of May is Carmageddon Day

News By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
The 10th of May is Carmageddon Day

Everyone's favourite over the top violent racing game is celebrating its release on the 10th of May. How is it celebrating you ask? By having 24 hours as a free app. That's right, if you don't own Carmageddon on iOS, on the 10th of May it will be free. How can you pass up such an offer? Well, if you're still on the fence about the game, check out our review from last year, and that should be enough to lean you in either direction. What other game has a 'cunning stunt bonus'?…


Augmented Reality Jenga

News By Dave Flodine, 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Augmented Reality Jenga

JengAR got release today on the App Store. Are you a fan of toppling tower board game Jenga? Do you own an iPad*? Do you find augmented reality interesting? If you answered "yes" to all those questions, JengAR might interest you. Have a look at the trailer! *The game is available for iPhone as well, but it looks to be much more interesting with the added screen space the iPad provides. And that name is just fun to say. Jengar! [App Store Link]…