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FAA's Free App of the Day: King Oddball

Feature By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 2 months ago
FAA's Free App of the Day: King Oddball

We're working together with the team at Free App Alliance to highlight a great free app for you to check out everyday. "King Oddball is a rather strange title. In it, you take on the role of a miffed king and attempt to flatten targets with huge boulders that you launch with your tongue. Your aim, then, is to crush as many targets as you possibly can with each and every boulder that you let loose in order to wipe out the human civilisation. You do this across 120 levels, which are packed with collapsing structures and plenty of opportunities to unlock Game Center-powered achievements." Download it now and get the best free apps every day from the Free App Alliance app.  …


Noble Nutlings Review

Review Boomlagoon By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 2 months ago
Noble Nutlings Review

Boomlagoon, the makers of Noble Nutlings have received a lot of buzz thanks to being a company sporting ex-Rovio employees (you know, the developers behind Angry Birds). Before Angry Birds was a hit, Rovio had released many other games for mobile platforms - obviously these did OK for the company as they stayed in business, but what we're saying is it can take a lot of tries before hitting on something that really resonates. Keep this in mind for the review. Each level of Noble Nutli…

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Namco Bandai bringing Tekken card battler to iOS and the real world

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 2 months ago
Namco Bandai bringing Tekken card battler to iOS and the real world

Where Capcom has been brave and bold in bringing its fighting franchises to mobile devices, Namco has been a little less forthcoming, with a port of Dreamcast classic Soul Calibur being their only real foray into the world of pocket gaming. Well, all that is set to change with the release of Tekken Card Tournament, although if you were looking for the high octane thrills and spills of an intricately woven 3D combat system transposed perfectly onto your iPhone or iPad, you're probably going to be a bit disappointed. Instead you're getting a deck building, free to play card battler set in the Tekken universe. Rather than tapping out punches and kicks, you'll throw down digital cards in ord…


ZENONIA® 5 Review

Review GAMEVIL USA, Inc. By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 2 months ago
ZENONIA® 5 Review

If nothing else, it has been an interesting experience reviewing Zenonia 5. The last game in the series played by this reviewer was the first, and it's interesting to see what's changed and what has stayed the same. In this latest installment there has been a war brewing between the rich and the poor, so much so that it has attracted the attention of demons. You start off as an apprentice in a small town that has dreamed of this conflict, and embark on a journey to try and put things r…

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Mushroom Wars Heading to iPad this Week

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 2 months ago
Mushroom Wars Heading to iPad this Week

Already a massive hit on the Playstation Network, Mushroom Wars, originally released on that platform in 2009 is heading for the iPad this week. It looks to bring accessible real time strategy to the tablet platform through a cute vaneer and gameplay featuring hundreds of little units that overwhelm the opposition. Here's a trailer. The game is released on January 24th.…


Super Hexagon arrives on Android

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 2 months ago
Super Hexagon arrives on Android

It's fair to say that we loved Super Hexagon. If you don't believe us, why not go read our review of Terry Kavanagh's mind warping, reaction testing abstraction of the platform game. When you've done that, come back here and we'll tell you the good news. Sorted? Good. Well, the news is good if you own an Android device, because Super Hexagon is now available from the Google Play Store. If that's enough to convince you to stop reading and go download, you can do that by clicking here. If you need a little more persuading, how about the fact that the Android version is currently on sale at a discount of 66%, which means you can pick it up for less than a dollar.  You'll need an Android…


Little Amazon Review

Review Bulkypix By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 2 months ago
Little Amazon Review

We come back to this time and time again, but if you design your game towards encouraging people to spend money on In-App Purchases, it should at most be a gentle nudge, and you should most definitely not have your entire game feel like a hampered grind. Little Amazon sadly falls in this latter category. Lily is trying not only to flee the clutches of the evil demon Gruul, but is trying to save the entire kingdom by running faster than she's ever run before. In a neat addition, the sto…

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Site Update - Email Notifications Live And More!

News By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 2 months ago
Site Update - Email Notifications Live And More!

More features have gone live on the site over the weekend. If you haven't already noticed, you can keep track of comments made on our articles via your profile page - commenting just got that much more interesting! Also, while checking our site for daily savings on the games you want is great, it's even better when we do the legwork for you so in the spirit of making life easier we've got email notifications rolling out for your tracked Apps. Email preferences can now also be changed. Feel free to throw down a comment on this thread to give the system a try; if you're stuck for ideas, let us know what you think 2013 has in store for iOS and Mobile gaming in general.…


Wake the Cat Review

Review Chillingo Ltd By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 2 months ago
Wake the Cat Review

See the cat. See the cat dream of yarn. Let's make the cat's dreams come true! See the yarn? Roll the yarn. Roll the yarn towards the cat. Don't let those hyper-dimensional portal slippers or gravitational fields get in the way. Let's make the cat's dreams come true! If our intro hasn't given it away, Wake the Cat is both a simple concept and a perplexing one. Each level consists of a small overhead view of a portion of the house, and of course the object is to roll the yarn towards t…

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Roar Rampage

News By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 2 months ago
Roar Rampage

Ok, see that image alongside this article? That alone sparked my interest in this game that will be released on the App Store February 7th. The start of the video is a bit ho-hum and made me think, "Oh, a Rampage clone?", but then this concept is taken and twisted into its own thing. Have a watch of the trailer and tell me that doesn't at least look fun for a play or two. I mean tell me you wouldn't want to grab an ICBM and whack a building to destruction with it... yeah, that's what I thought.…


Swing King Review

Review Chillingo Ltd By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 2 months ago
Swing King Review

Being a monarch must be taxing. Oh I’m not talking about the day to day turmoil of settling disputes and playing politics, but more when you're trying to smooch your girl-frog and some evil black furball comes along and kills the mood by sucking all the stars away. That transgression cannot stand! So in Swing King, you set off trying to collect all the stars back by flinging yourself from anchor point to anchor point, trying to reach the saddle of your flying unicorn before final…

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Magic Pixel Games announces Stick To It

News By Harry Slater, 1 year, 2 months ago
Magic Pixel Games announces Stick To It

Magic Pixel Games has released an announcement trailer for their upcoming iOS puzzle platformer Stick To It, and it looks like it's going to be an intriguing mix of one finger gameplay and cartoon visuals. The team behind the game is made up of Boom Blox developers, which gives Stick To It a little more pedigree than your average iOS puzzler. There'll be 80 levels to work your way through, with more to come after launch in free updates. You'll be able to grab the game for nothing when it comes out, but only for the first 72 hours, after which it'll go back up to its full price of $1.99. Interestingly, Magic Pixel Games has also stated that the game will be free from microtransactions, whic…


Zen Training Review

Review Josh Presseisen By Dave Flodine, 1 year, 2 months ago
Zen Training Review

One of the ways to think about zen is that it is the path towards enlightenment. It is training your mind to relax and be at peace. Anyone who meditates or has unsuccessfully tried to meditate will know how difficult shutting your brain off can be. That's why it's been so interesting to see games capitalize on this concept. In the news post for this game on our site, I mentioned Tetris as a game you can play without any brain power whatsoever. In fact, games like Tetris, Zen Bound, Pat…

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Temple Run 2 Review

Review Imangi Studios, LLC By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 2 months ago
Temple Run 2 Review

When faced with such a task as creating the sequel to a smash hit, you're faced with the inevitable problem of 'how do we do better than supposed perfection?'. Some buckle under the weight, others learn to refine and extend what was successful, and others... well others end up like Temple Run 2. Imangi Studios have clearly thought long and hard about how to retain the free-to-play edge of the original while enticing players towards their in-app store - all without alienating players a…

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FINAL FANTASY ALL THE BRAVEST Review

Review SQUARE ENIX INC By Andrew Nesvadba, 1 year, 2 months ago
FINAL FANTASY ALL THE BRAVEST Review

Final Fanasy: All The Bravest by Square Enix and Bit Groove is a love letter to the JRPG's use of the classic 'ATB' system of combat by which players must wait until each character has rested long enough before attacking again. There's a giant problem though - the concept has been taken too far and the end result is Square Enix's most self-indulgent experiment in laundering money from its franchise and those who suffer through such 'nostalgic' modern titles. Once you've selected a bat…

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