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The top 3 arcade shooters for iPhone and iPad

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 1 week ago
The top 3 arcade shooters for iPhone and iPad

It's hard to think of a less specific genre than the shooter. So we thought we'd break it down a little bit, giving you a series of lists about the different types of blaster you can download from the App Store. With this one, we're going to look at the top 3 arcade shooters you can grab for your iPhone or iPad right now. Of course there are loads of arcade-style shooters on the App Store, so there's a very good chance that we've missed out on one of your favourites. If that's the case, make sure you let us know about it in the comments section down at the bottom of the article. Steredenn We'll start off the list with one of the best shooters in recent memory. There are plenty of good p…

The top 5 best looking games for iPhone and iPad

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The top 5 best looking games for iPhone and iPad

In our efforts to ensure you're always reading the best content here on AppSpy, we've decided to start off 2019 with a whole bunch of lists. These are going to tell you the best games in every genre on the App Store, to make sure you're not missing out on any of the awesome experiences that mobile gaming has to offer. We're going to start things off by checking out the best looking games that you can download right now from the App Store. We've included some shiny video so you can gawp at the games before you buy them, and some download links so you're just a click away from getting to play. If you think we've missed anything off the list then do let us know in the comments section at the…

The 5 best iPhone games for kids

Feature By Harry Slater, 4 months, 1 week ago
The 5 best iPhone games for kids

Games are for everyone, no matter how old or young they are. But if you're looking for a game that's going to really engage with your kids, sometimes it can be a little tough. So we've written this list of the best iPhone games for younger players. These aren't just games that are easy, they're games that are going to get your kids to fall in love with play. There are adventures, there's action, but there are also experiences that are going to get the youngsters outside, and get them playing with others. Got your own suggestion? Know a secret game that has kept your children enthralled? Then make sure you let us know by posting in the comments at the bottom of the article. We'd really appr…

The 5 best iPhone games with cross compatibility to play with Android friends

Feature By Harry Slater, 4 months, 1 week ago
The 5 best iPhone games with cross compatibility to play with Android friends

Sometimes being friends with someone is all about making sacrifices - you're just going to have to accept that some people like iPhones and some people like Android phones. But that doesn't have to limit your mobile gaming opportunities, and we've rounded up what we think are the five best iOS games with cross-platform capabilities. Some of them let you play with friends on Android, some of them let you play with friends on PC as well. And if you swap devices, you're going to be able to continue your progress without a hitch. We've included links so you can grab the games for iOS without too much of a hitch, and if you've got your own suggestions - maybe we're missing the cross platform ga…

These are the 5 best tower defence games for iPhone

Feature By Harry Slater, 4 months, 1 week ago
These are the 5 best tower defence games for iPhone

There are loads of genres that are synonymous with mobile, and one of those is tower defence. It's sort of fallen onto hard times in recent years though, with more powerful phones able to deal with more complex games. That doesn't mean you should ignore tower defence games though, far from it. Because while they might seem a tad old fashioned now, the best ones still offer some bite-sized strategy when you're on the go. And, on top of that, they're often an awful lot of fun. And who doesn't like fun? No one important, that's for sure. That said, if you think we've missed anything out from our list, then be sure to let us know, in the kindest way possible, in the comments section at the bot…

The best gifts for iPhone and iPad gamers this Christmas

Feature By Harry Slater, 1 year, 2 months ago
The best gifts for iPhone and iPad gamers this Christmas

It's the Monday before Christmas, which means you've still got a bit of time to go out and get the mobile gamer in your life some presents. Or order them off the internet. I don't know, there aren't any mobile gamers in my life to be honest. Anyway, we thought it was as good a time as any to put together a guide to let you know some of the cool stuff out there that a mobile gamer might just appreciate. I mean, they might not, but don't hold it against us. There's a chance they're just the sort of person who doesn't appreciate getting gifts. You can click on the names of the items below to get them from Amazon. Apart from the iTunes gift card, which you can't buy from Amazon. If you've got…

Inner Circle now available on the App Store

Preferred By AppSpy Staff, 2 years, 7 months ago
Inner Circle now available on the App Store

Like puzzle titles? Like snazzy graphics and an addictive soundtrack to boot? ZPlay’s latest release, Inner Circle, provides just those things for the mass market, with a brand new release that appeals to gamers, young and old. Think of it as a 21st Century Tetris upgrade, if you will. Since their start in 2010, ZPlay have attracted an impressive following of more than 400 million users worldwide as well as earning top 10 rankings for many of their titles. The main idea behind the game is to ensure that the varying colours of the outer ring align with those of the ‘inner circle’, before said outer ring comes into contact with the inner one. Winning is achieved by tappin…

Google has released the augmented reality game Ingress on the App Store

News By Alex Beech, 4 years, 7 months ago
Google has released the augmented reality game Ingress on the App Store

Google is making interesting use of it world mapping technology with the augmented reality game Ingress that just hit the App Store. A sci-fi backstory frames Ingress. A new power source has been revealed by scientists and, while its benefits may be great some, worry that it may control the way we think. Now a secret war rages around us and you must pick a side: fight to free the power with the Enlightened, or protect our humanity with the Resistance. The goal of Ingress is to search the world around you for landmarks. Using your iPhone to track down targets, you then scan whatever notable marker you have found to activate a portal. Doing this adds to your factions Mind Points in th…

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for iOS is coming to the US App Store

News By Alex Beech, 4 years, 8 months ago
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for iOS is coming to the US App Store

Capcom’s Monster Hunter series has always been popular in Japan, but has struggled to make the transition to western markets. Now, having been out in its home territory for some time, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for iOS is making its way to to other markets. Monster Hunter is an apt title for a series that has you hunt, trap, and kill monsters for the valuable materials they offer. These can then be crafted to form more powerful equipment in order to hunt larger creatures. The satisfying feedback loop this provides is further enhanced by the multiplayer aspect, in which hunting larger game requires you to work as a team - all fulfilling different roles in the hunt. The series' pop…

Tony Hawk's Shred Session is coming to iOS this summer

News By Alex Beech, 4 years, 9 months ago
Tony Hawk's Shred Session is coming to iOS this summer

Activision’s Tony Hawk series defined skating games for most of the 2000s. Now, over a decade later, the company is bringing a new instalment of the series to the iPhone and iPad in the form of Tony Hawk's Shred Session, a free-to-play lane-based autorunner. As a lane-based endless game, Tony Hawk's Shred Session looks pretty standard. Swiping left or right shifts your skater between lanes to collect coins and avoid obstacles. Where Shred Session changes things up is its trick system. Ramps and rails in your path allow you to perform all manner of grinds and jumps to earn more cash, and generally look cool. The game will feature two game modes: Shred Sessions and Survival. Shred Ses…

Harmonix announces music-powered auto-runner Record Run

News By Alex Beech, 4 years, 10 months ago
Harmonix announces music-powered auto-runner Record Run

Rock Band developer Harmonix has announced its new free-to-play runner, Record Run, is expected to hit iOS in May. Revealed at PAX East, Record Run appears at first glance to be a pretty standard runner. Where the game differs from other runners on the App Store is that you can import your own music to generate levels, with the song's beat dictating the pace. Once you've completed a level you can share your highscore with the world, and give other players the chance to purchase and download the song to challenge your leaderboard dominance. In his PAX East panel, Harmonix’s studio head Alex Rigopulos said that Record Run is just one of several “very different" mobile gam…