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Nono Islands iPad Review

Review Illusion Labs By Harry Slater, 4 years, 4 months ago
Nono Islands iPad Review

Nono Islands looks a lot like it might be a Temple Run clone. But scratch the surface even slightly and you'll find a surprisingly challenge puzzling adventure. Or at least Harry from Pocket Gamer did. And he knows where to find the best treasure after all.…

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Xenowerk iPad Review

Review Pixelbite By Harry Slater, 4 years, 5 months ago
Xenowerk iPad Review

What happens when freakish alien mutants take over your research base? You shoot the crap out of them, obviously. At least you do in Xenowerk. But is it any fun? Harry from Pocket Gamer thinks it is. And he's pretty smart.…

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Jump'N'Shoot Attack iPad Review

Review FreakZone By Harry Slater, 4 years, 8 months ago
Jump'N'Shoot Attack iPad Review

Harry from Pocket Gamer straps on a jet pack and shoots some angry mutants in this retro-tastic two-touch blast from the past. But are rose tinted spectacles enough to get him through? Yeah, probably.…

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GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES iPad Review

Review SNK CORPORATION By Harry Slater, 4 years, 9 months ago
GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES iPad Review

Can a classic 2D pugilism sim really work on a touchscreen device? Can you pull off a dragon punch input when there's nothing telling your finger when to stop? Is it really possible to punch a 2D sprite so hard its head falls off? Harry from Pocket Gamer strives to answer these questions and more in this video review of legendary SNK brawler Garou: Mark of the Wolves.…

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Tempo™ iPad Review

Review WARCHEST LIMITED By Harry Slater, 4 years, 9 months ago
Tempo™ iPad Review

Tempo is a shooter with a twist. The twist is that it's not really a shooter. I mean, shooting happens. There's definitely shooting involved, but rather than pulling the trigger you're tapping along to various quick time events in order to get rid of the bad guys. Does it actually work? Yes, yes it does, and in the video above Pocket Gamer's Harry Slater will explain why.…

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Roller Polar Review

Review Nitrome By James Gilmour, 5 years ago
Roller Polar Review

Dev studio Nitrome is making a bit of a name for itself. Landing on our radar last year with the excellently chilly physics puzzler Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage, the team has once again looked to arctic conditions as inspiration for its latest mobile game. This time its Roller Polar, a twitch game that all about leaping over rocks, trees, birds, and snowmen. Seriously - don't get us started on the snowmen. Pocket Gamer's Harry Slater explains why you should really consider giving fros…

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oh my giraffe Review

Review Nico Prins By James Gilmour, 5 years ago
oh my giraffe Review

I think it's safe to say that we've all had our fill of endless-runners. However, we recommend you don't write of the entire genre before trying oh my giraffe, the extremely daft but surprisingly enjoyable savanna-based sprinter starring a giraffe with the most flexible neck in Africa. Harry Slater reviewed the game for Pocket Gamer. Check out the video to hear his verdict.…

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Kapsula Review

Review Nicolas Saraintaris By James Gilmour, 5 years, 2 months ago
Kapsula Review

What do you get when you combine a futuristic arcade racer with a match-three puzzler? The answer is Kapsula, a peculiar mash-up of genres and ideas from developer Beavl Games. In addition to making you navigate your vehicle around a minimalistic sci-fi cityscape, the game also encourages you to merge with other vehicles by crashing into them. You can then create chains of colour which must be wiped out for points. Pocket Gamer review Harry Slater was a bit bemused by the game, as y…

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FOTONICA Review

Review Santa Ragione s.r.l. By James Gilmour, 5 years, 2 months ago
FOTONICA Review

Fotonica is an endless-runner. There, I said it. But it's also much, much more than that. It's an ode to '80s vector art. It's a mobile Mirror's Edge. It's an artsy speed sim set to by a throbbing, experimental soundscape. And, though not without issues, it's also a lot of fun, as Pocket Gamer's Craig Grannell found during his review. Watch the video above to hear the full review. Read the review transcript over on Pocket Gamer.…

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CounterSpy™ Review

Review PlayStation Mobile Inc. By James Gilmour, 5 years, 2 months ago
CounterSpy™ Review

Whether you're crawing around under a cardbox box in Metal Gear Solid, or straddling a hallway while an unsuspecting guard strolls beneath your crotch in Splinter Cell, there's nothing quite like a good stealth game. Counterspy is a cartoon love letter to espionage thrillers and cold war unease. This side-scrolling roguelike casts you as a secret agent trying to infiltrate a military base and prevent the imminent launch of a Soviet nuke. As Pocket Gamer's Giles Armstrong found, the i…

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Transworld Endless Skater Review

Review Supervillain Studios By Alex Beech, 5 years, 4 months ago
Transworld Endless Skater Review

The Tony Hawk series popularised the skateboarding genre back on the original Playstation. It's twitch-based gameplay made it perfect chasing high scores with friends, but proved difficult to replicate on touchscreen. Transworld Endless Skater has taken that trick-fueled formula and strapped on a unique control system to create a skateboarding endless runner. Once rolling, your skater moves forward automatically. You can switch between three lanes by swiping the bottom-left of th…

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DUNGEONy Review

Review Korigame Ltd By Alex Beech, 5 years, 5 months ago
DUNGEONy Review

Dungeony is an odd interpretation of a roguelike. Taking control of a hero you plunge down through randomly generated levels to battle untold terrors in your quest to level up. Where it differs from others examples of the genre, however, is that none of your adversaries attack or even move. As the initiator of every encounter, Dungeony takes on a puzzle like quality. With limited health you have to carefully select your fights and route through the world. Unfortunately, without monste…

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(R)evolve Review

Review Team17 Software Ltd By Alex Beech, 5 years, 5 months ago
(R)evolve Review

We are not huge fans of silly formatting in game titles. However, even we have to concede that (R)evolve is an apt name for a game that has you revolving a tiny planet to give the creatures living on its surface a chance to evolve before they are struck by asteroids. You begin with a single plant on the surface of a tiny globe spinning in space. Holding the right of the screen spins the planet clockwise, while doing the same anywhere on the left will see it move in an anti-clockwise d…

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Fluid SE Review

Review Radiangames By Alex Beech, 5 years, 5 months ago
Fluid SE Review

Fluid SE has you constantly on the brink of anger. It sets you the simple goal of collecting a handful of glowing orbs from around its stylish dark arenas but adds time pressures to create a tantalising challenge. A responsive virtual stick ensures there are no surprises to Fluid's controls while you guide your creature around the levels. Where the complexity lies, however, is in the exactness of these controls, with the tiniest movement of your finger changing your avatar’s cou…

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99 Bricks Wizard Academy Review

Review WeirdBeard By Alex Beech, 5 years, 6 months ago
99 Bricks Wizard Academy Review

99 Bricks Wizard Academy doesn't waste a moment introducing you to its magical, Tetris-inspired world. The charming puzzler has you fill the pointy shoes of a trainee wizard, and sets you the task of building yourself a tower to call home. To erect this structure, you must direct Tetris-style blocks into place upon a narrow foundation. You drag each shape toward its intended destination with your finger, while a single tap of the screen allows you to rotate them as they fall…

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