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Puzzles and poker collide in new iOS and Android game Far Cry 4 Arcade Poker

News By James Gilmour, 1 month ago
Puzzles and poker collide in new iOS and Android game Far Cry 4 Arcade Poker

So you've got Far Cry 4. You've exchanged witticisms with a mad blonde in a pink suit. You've climbed up a mountain. You've kicked a cheetah in the nads. Now what? Well, why not try a hand of poker in the game's official mobile companion app? It's available for iOS and android, it's free, and it'll earn you in-game cash. Watch the video above to find out more.…


Online racer The Crew is screeching onto mobile as The Crew Road Empire

News By James Gilmour, 1 month ago
Online racer The Crew is screeching onto mobile as The Crew Road Empire

Ubisoft's online state-hopping racer The Crew is set to cruise onto consoles this December. However, mobile-loving petrol heads will be able to get in on the high octane action via the upcoming mobile tie-on The Crew Road Empire. Take a look at the video above to see what the game has to offer.…


Helix iPad Review

Helix iPad Review

Helix is a game about twists and turns. I don't mean it has a surprise M. Night Shyamalan ending or a section where you relive your failed driving test a third, excruciating time. No - in Helix, you are literally spinning your avatar around enemies to eliminate them from the screen. Take a look at our video review to find out whether this simple mechanic won us over.…

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What does spending $3000 on Gems in Clash of Clans look like? This

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
What does spending $3000 on Gems in Clash of Clans look like? This

SlimmyshankCoC is a Clash of Clans player, and a fairly well-known one at that. He's mostly known because of his YouTube channel, and specifically his "Crazy Gem Spending" videos, in which he splurges a bunch of cash on IAPs in an effort to make himself artificially more powerful in Supercell's free-to-play strategy management title. I've gathered up all of these videos thus far, and tallied up how much he's spent in this series alone. It's a lot. So take a look at the episodes below and see what $3000+ of iTunes credit will buy you. Oh and FYI: from about video 6 onwards his videos get NSFW in some fairly immature ways. SlimmyshankCoC by name... 1. Total spend this video = $300 2.…


Tail Drift Review

Tail Drift Review

We took to the skies in track-based plane racer Tail Drift to find out whether it would soar above the treetops, or come crashing down to earth. Check out our video review to find out what we thought.…

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The Silent Age Review

The Silent Age Review

The second and final episode of the suprisingly excellent time-hopping point-and-click is here. But can it live up to it's predecessor? All answers lie in the video above.…

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Leaked Game of Thrones - A Telltale Game Series screenshots show Cercei scowling obviously

News By James Gilmour, 1 month ago
Leaked Game of Thrones - A Telltale Game Series screenshots show Cercei scowling obviously

Though some may be unsure how Telltale is planning to incorporate the violent, twitchy Borderlands universe into its slow, narrative-driven point-and-click template, we imagine few adventure game fans have any such fears about the studio's upcoming Game of Thrones game. Not only is the fantasy epic perfectly suited to the Telltale treatment, the first screenshots (which were leaked today) show that the art department has nailed the look of the HBO show, including likenesses of characters like Cercei and Tyrion Lannister. Check out the video above to see the leaked images.…


Prepare your pants for imminent evacuation: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 is out on mobile

News By James Gilmour, 1 month ago
Prepare your pants for imminent evacuation: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 is out on mobile

Yes, those bionic bears are back, and they're still looking to wear your skin like a meaty raincoat. For more details, and a first look at the game in action, check out the news video below.…


Surviving in Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Episode 11 - Creeper City

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Surviving in Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Episode 11 - Creeper City

You want one full hour of Minecraft: PE? Cool! Then I'm here to give that to you. I decided to stream my latest adventure in AppSpy world live on Twitch, and it went swimmingly. Well, it did to begin with. After a while I got completely lost, realised I was alone, got a bit scared, and then decided I needed to make another shelter to keep me safe during the night. But just as I began to let my guard down, it all went wrong. I did make the biggest diving board ever though, so that's something I suppose. Also: creepers! Missed an episode? Catch up here.…


Tricking dogs, peeking at Pandora, and loads of games - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Tricking dogs, peeking at Pandora, and loads of games - AppSpy's Sunday Service

Welcome to AppSpy's Sunday Service, the fastest way to catch up on everything you've missed from the world of mobile video games. The Big Stories 1. Playable Angry Birds cakes are an actual thing. 2. There's a fresh new trailer for Tales from the Borderlands. It's shaping up to be awesome. 3. Gamebanjo is a bloody huge collection of games, and it's now out on Android. 4. Million's Lovers certainly looks amazing, but you lot are wondering if its art style may have been borrowed from another game. 5. XCOM: Enemy Within is out now on iOS and Android. AppSpy Recommends Both myself and James have really enjoyed our time with Golfinity thus far. It's an endless putting game by Nimb…


Learn how to play Monster Hunter Freedom Unite with AppSpy - Part 19

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Learn how to play Monster Hunter Freedom Unite with AppSpy - Part 19

As we roll into episode 19 of our ongoing series playing Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for iOS, James and I find ourselves once again in good company. The AppSpy community is here to help us beat the flipping flip out of any creatures stood in our way, and we're more than happy to reap the rewards. There's a particularly cool bit of armour on display in this episode, as well as a ridiculously awesome conch shell weapon, plus the usual end-of-the-week chat, so get stuck in. It's okay if you've missed a couple of episodes, as you can catch up via our playlist.…


7 ridiculously hard stages from Geometry Dash

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
7 ridiculously hard stages from Geometry Dash

Geometry Dash is a hard game, and features some absurdly challenging levels in it that will prove tough to even the most patient, dedicated, and skilful of hardcore video gamers. Seriously, some of the stages are stupidly, ridiculously, supremely difficult, and take ages to complete, let alone master. But just how hard is hard? I've collected a bunch of video evidence off of that Everyplay, and attempt to convey just how hard these levels are. Hard. Harder than hard. Harder than that. Harder than working out a very hard equation. Harder than a hard boiled egg that went to the school of hard knocks. Harder than 40 hard men from Chard, who have done hard time in prison for b…


Hands-on with Knituma, in which a bear is knitting a lovely scarf

Feature By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Hands-on with Knituma, in which a bear is knitting a lovely scarf

With winter setting in, we usually turn our attentions to keeping warm. Personally I've been shopping for a nice cosy hat, and some spangly new gloves to do exactly that. Yet no winter outfit would be complete without a scarf, and indeed no scarf could possibly be cooler than one knitted by a bear. If only I knew a bear like the one in Knituma: one obsessed with adding as many balls of wool as possible to the scarf they're knitting, so that the scarf stretches out to thousands of kilometres in length.…


Chicky Duo trailer is full of 'awwwwww'

News By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Chicky Duo trailer is full of 'awwwwww'

Chicky Duo is Kurechii's latest jam: an iPad adventure game in which two chicks set off on a quest to save their mother. To do so, the chicks will have to work together to solve a variety of puzzles and move their way through a completely charming looking landscape, in a story set over several chapters. It really does look very lovely, as you'll see from the gameplay trailer below. Chicky Duo will be released on iPad on the 20th of November, it'll cost $2.99.…


Seven Sacred Beasts crosses a monster battler with a hardcore JRPG, Kemco slashes price for its Android launch

News By Peter Willington, 1 month ago
Seven Sacred Beasts crosses a monster battler with a hardcore JRPG, Kemco slashes price for its Android launch

Kemco's latest RPG Seven Sacred Beasts is out now on Android, and at half price - a tempting $3.99 - for its initial release. Seven Sacred Beasts looks like a monster-filled mash up of Pokemon and Final Fantasy, with lots of monsters to collect, level up, evolve, and battle, plus the usual JRPG melodramatics about dark knights and secret identities, all presented in a Super Nintendo era visual style. Sound good? Go grab it via the link below. [Google Play link]…