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The top 10 iPhone and iPad games of 2018: No. 10 - Oddmar

Feature By AppSpy Staff, 6 days, 9 hours ago
The top 10 iPhone and iPad games of 2018: No. 10 - Oddmar

Since it's coming up to the end of the year, we've decided that it's time to start rounding up what has been a particularly good year in the mobile gaming world. And we thought we'd do it by running down our ten favourite games of the last twelve months. Because we're traditionalists we're going to start with our tenth best game of the year. We'd love to hear what you thought of the game, whether you agree with its position on the list, or if you wouldn't even bother playing it with a twenty seven foot barge pole. Oddmar We're starting things off with what we reckon might be the best mobile platformer of the past twelve months. It's all about a Viking who's trying to prove that he deser…

A Steel Media round-up for the week of July 9th

Feature By Christian Valentin, 5 months ago
A Steel Media round-up for the week of July 9th

Here’s another weekly round-up of news, previews, and features from Pocket Gamer, 148Apps, and the rest of our sister sites. On our Youtube page, James Gilmour does a hands-on preview of the new puzzler The Eyes of Ara. A port of a 2016 PC game, Eyes of Ara is reminiscent of The Room 3, presenting you with a mysterious mansion to explore and solve tactile puzzles.  Over on Pocket Gamer, Kieran Robertson previews the upcoming Holedown, the next arcade game from the creator of Twofold Inc and Rymdkapsel. A new variant of the brick-breaker, Holedown challenges you to ricochet balls off numbered tetromino pieces, each bounce subtracted from the piece's number.&…

A Steel Media round-up for the week of June 4th

Feature By Christian Valentin, 6 months, 1 week ago
A Steel Media round-up for the week of June 4th

Here’s another weekly round-up of news, previews, and features from Pocket Gamer, 148Apps, and the rest of our sister sites. On our Youtube page, James Gilmour reviews the bullet hell shoot-em-up Blazefury, that makes its own mark by mixing the shmup style with the idle tapper genre. While not immediately compelling, the vibrant aesthetic and upgrading mechanics make Blazefury surprisingly enjoyable as a unique shooter. Over on Pocket Gamer, Emily Sowden provides a rundown of the games that won at Apple Design Awards, the eclectic group of winners including the desert snowboarding Alto's Odyysey, touching romance Florence, artful puzzler Frost, grim platformer I…

A Steel Media round-up for the week of April 30th

Feature By Christian Valentin, 7 months, 2 weeks ago
A Steel Media round-up for the week of April 30th

Here’s another weekly round-up of news, previews, and features from Pocket Gamer, 148Apps, and the rest of our sister sites. On our Youtube page, James Gilmour goes hands-on with MMX Hill Dash 2, the sequel to the monster truck-driving, hill-climbing arcade racer. Inspired by the wild tracks of the Trial series, the hands-on showcases the general gameplay loop, truck upgrading, and several challenges. Over on Pocket Gamer, Jon Mundy recommends a number of notable Star Wars games to play in honor of May 4th, aka Star Wars Day. Knights of the Old Republic, LEGO Star Wars, and several others make the list, each touching on classic Star Wars aspects in different ways. Luke F…

Oddmar is another challenging charming platformer from the creators of Leo's Fortune

News By Christian Valentin, 9 months ago
Oddmar is another challenging charming platformer from the creators of Leo's Fortune

2014's Leo's Fortune was a mobile milestone, both in terms of its graphics and how the controls and platforming of its goofy mustachioed blob was well received. Now the developers of that game has revealed their next project, the Viking platformer Oddmar slated to release this spring. This Nordic adventure follows the titular warrior across vibrant gauntlets, bringing to mind the hectic stages of the Rayman games. The trailer showcases a varied array of level designs and challenges, from reflex-testing dodges through spikes and crushers to spear and axe wielding combat mixed with the fast-paced platforming. Copius saws and enemies to evade bear all the signs of tricky precision platformer…