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Homo Machina is an artful industrial puzzler in development for iOS and Android

News By Christian Valentin, 4 years, 4 months ago
Homo Machina is an artful industrial puzzler in development for iOS and Android

Inspired by the art of Fritz Kahn, Homo Machina is an upcoming puzzle game that takes players on a journey through the body; not an organic Fantasy Voyage vision of the body but an mechanical automata, where mouth, nose, ears, heart, and other senses and parts of the anatomy are represented as industrial machinery. In the recently released trailer (Vimeo), Homo Machina presents its version of the body as a factory, where workers control machines that act as the pumping heart, as nasal ducts, as incisor blades and molar grinders. Each chapter revolves a different section and function of the body, with simple mechanics bringing each bodily function to life along with charming animations.…

Phantom Chaser’s exciting new update adds new characters and much more

Preferred By AppSpy Staff, 4 years, 5 months ago
Phantom Chaser’s exciting new update adds new characters and much more

Big changes are headed for Phantom Chaser, FloppyGames’ hit RPG starring famous creatures from mythology. Players can collect a brand new hero, and the developers have made some big quality of life changes that will help you enjoy Phantom Chaser even more. Now’s the time to jump into the action if you’re a newcomer. Here’s what to expect from the update. Most importantly, the latest update introduces Rangda, a highly skilled assassin. Rangda specializes in getting behind enemy lines to do massive damage at close range thanks to her high Dexterity rating. Older characters are getting the star treatment, too. You can now collect Blue Dragon or Phoenix via Crafting,…

Plan planet-wide conflicts in sci-fi real-time strategy game Element

News By Christian Valentin, 4 years, 5 months ago
Plan planet-wide conflicts in sci-fi real-time strategy game Element

Real time strategy games often revolve flat battlefields, managing bases and your army along frontlines. Element takes that idea and gives it a global twist, challenging you to wage war on land, sea, and space. Across low-poly planets, Element places you in the role of a commander in a futuristic conflict. The solar system is dying and each planet is another foothold to gather resources in your race for interstellar expansion. As you expand your network of mines and capture useful territory on planet surfaces, your options grow, letting you unleash supply drones and low-orbit artillery strikes that streak around the planet towards targets. Improve your tech enough and you can even harvest…

MU Origin’s latest update shakes up the way you’ll play the game

Preferred By AppSpy Staff, 4 years, 5 months ago
MU Origin’s latest update shakes up the way you’ll play the game

The times they are a-changin’ for MU Origin, but in the best way possible. Webzen’s popular MMO is getting a huge new update introducing a new character class, gameplay features, competitive events, and much, much more. We’re here to lay it all out for you. MU Origin’s latest update adds a new class. Magic users in particular will be quite pleased with the Summoner class, which allows you to summon the Valkyrie to do your bidding in battle. This powerful, magic-based character can be unlocked with a character over 3 Rebirth Level 1. If you don’t fit the criteria, you can always buy yourself a Scroll of Dark Souls in the shop to create your Summoner. Customize…

A Steel Media round-up for the week of February 19th

Feature By Christian Valentin, 4 years, 5 months ago
A Steel Media round-up for the week of February 19th

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 provides his impressions of Alto’s Odyssey, praising its mesmerizing sense of place and aesthetic, the addicting flow of its mechanics, and the engaging evolution of the first game’s design. For Pocket Gamer, Jon Mundy provides a list of worthy titles for the player looking for Metal Gear Solid-style gameplay on the go, if the recent Metal Gear Survive isn’t sating that niche. The long range assassinations of Hitman: Sniper, the camera-hacking sleuthing of Republique, and several others make…

Test your trap-dodging reflexes in hectic arcade runner Glitch Dash, out for iOS and Android

News By Christian Valentin, 4 years, 5 months ago
Test your trap-dodging reflexes in hectic arcade runner Glitch Dash, out for iOS and Android

High scores and dangerous gauntlets await in Glitch Dash, the latest entry to The well-trodden genre of extra-challenging arcade games. From Temple Run to the frenetic Super Hexagon, it’s a genre quite at home on mobile and Glitch Dash brings a striking aesthetic and twisting stages to the table. Each stage in Glitch Dash forms before your sprinting perspective, revealing lanes of barriers, spikes, lasers, and other traps to evade. Quick reactions will see you deftly side-stepping, leaping over, or sliding under walls, while massive hammers rhythmically smash down upon your path and swinging blades force you to time your lane switching. To add to the hectic nature of your run, speci…

Manipulate gravity to master your high-scoring flow in Flo, headed to iOS and Android in 2018

News By Christian Valentin, 4 years, 5 months ago
Manipulate gravity to master your high-scoring flow in Flo, headed to iOS and Android in 2018

If you’re looking for your next high-scoring addiction, you might want to keep an eye on Flo, an upcoming arcade game bringing a minimalist aesthetic and skillful mechanics to iOS and Android. Guiding a swooping orbs along rolling hills, you alter gravity with a tap of the screen to dive through the ground and ride along the underside of your endless path. You’ll need to time these shifts too, as mines block your path and a smoky wall of death is following close behind. Similar to Tiny Wings, sliding down hills will increase your speed; with these carefully-timed accelerations, you can literally smash through your friend’s scores, marked on the screen as walls to shatter…

Brew Town is a build-your-own-brewery simulator, heading to iOS and Android in March

News By Christian Valentin, 4 years, 6 months ago
Brew Town is a build-your-own-brewery simulator, heading to iOS and Android in March

Management sims have always been a thriving little niche on mobile, between entries such as Game Dev Story and Motorsport Manager. Coming next month, Brew Town promises an unique premise for the genre, letting you start and expand a brewery empire. From small beginnings, you’ll be able to unlock dozens of structures and beer flavors, using your business’ earnings to grow into a sprawling compound encompassing bars, manufacturing, and shipment. With success comes new receipes to widen your brewery‘s assortment of beers, as missions and leaderships to test your management prowess. For creative players, Brew Town even lets you create and customize your beer bottles and log…

A Steel Media round-up for the week of January 29th

Feature By Christian Valentin, 4 years, 6 months ago
A Steel Media round-up for the week of January 29th

AppSpy is only one facet of the larger network that makes up Steel Media, and all manner of interesting and informative articles made their way to pages of our sister sites. This weekly features highlights some of those stories. Over on our YouTube page, you can find a helpful tips video for the recently released card game-roguelike hybrid Meteorfall; keep that advice in mind and you’ll be a monster-slayer master in no time at all. Emily Snowden on Pocket Gamer shined a light on the isometric puzzler Valleys Between, a game about carefullly molding and managing life in an gradually expanding world. Meanwhile on Android Rundown, the adventure game Broken Sword received a retrospect…

iOS and Android releases are likely for dual stick shooter roguelite Tesla Vs Lovecraft

News By Christian Valentin, 4 years, 6 months ago
iOS and Android releases are likely for dual stick shooter roguelite Tesla Vs Lovecraft

10tons‘ mobile library is one of fast and furious shooters, from the alien-splattering Crimsonland to the recent Jydge, and the developers revealed they have plans to bring their newest game, Tesla Vs Lovecraft, to mobile as well. As one might infer from the title, the game is a battle of high tech scientific weaponry against hordes of eldritch horrors; with Tesla’s arsenal of energy and lightning guns, you must annihilate Lovecraft’s monsters across gothic cemeteries and victorian streets. Powerful perks that multiple bullets or bounce them off surfaces augment your rifles, shotguns, and other guns, but your most powerful weapon is the limited-use Tesla-Mech. This hulki…

Expand your app’s horizons with Chinese site APPTUTTi

Preferred By AppSpy Staff, 6 years, 1 month ago
Expand your app’s horizons with Chinese site APPTUTTi

Pouring exponential sums of money and effort into an app to find it doesn’t flourish particularly well when published to store is a developer’s nightmare. Making sure you know how to cleverly market a release it paramount to its success, regardless of how great the title itself may be.   That’s where new online portal APPTUTTi comes in – the service allows developers to post their creations further than the stereotypical App Store and Google Play, instead branching out to the Chinese stores. One of said Chinese stores happens to be the largest in the world – its Android offering. Recent findings through the Mobile Advertising & User Acquisition stu…

These 6 trailers prove that Android is the place for JRPGs in 2015

Feature By Glen Fox, 7 years, 8 months ago
These 6 trailers prove that Android is the place for JRPGs in 2015

For years discerning gaming journalists and fans alike have prophesied the tragic death of a formerly untouchable genre - one that we all grew up with and share our finest gaming memories with. That's right, the JRPG, which is apparently dead, buried, and almost forgotten. Well, it turns out it isn't dead - it's just hiding on Android, where it will be re-emerging in 2015. Check out the trailers below for video evidence of this sleeping giant. Wizard Golf Shadowgate Breath of Fire 6 Project Phoenix Chaos Rings 3 Pier Solar and the Great Architects…

Dead Trigger 2 steals the show in the Best App Ever Awards for Android

News By Danny Russell, 8 years ago
Dead Trigger 2 steals the show in the Best App Ever Awards for Android

Everything's been tallied up and we're ready to announce the results for the very first Best App Ever awards to be given out for Android apps. There are well over 30 categories, each with deserving winners, but we're going to keep things simple by sticking to the game-related ones for this article. There's a link to the full list of winners at the bottom of this very article. The Best Arcade and Action Game was nabbed by Eurocenter's multiplayer gangster sim GraalOnline Era. The Doctor will be pleased to hear Tiny Rebel Games' Doctor Who: Legacy snapped up the award Best Brain and Puzzle Game. Gameloft goes home with recognition for UNO & Friends in the Best Cards and Casino G…

The Best App Ever Awards for Android to be revealed tomorrow

News By Danny Russell, 8 years ago
The Best App Ever Awards for Android to be revealed tomorrow

While the sixth annual Best App Ever Awards were handed out for iOS games a few months back, we've been waiting patiently to find out the results of the all-new Best App Ever Awards for Android. The wait's almost over now though, as all will be revealed over on the official Best App Ever site at 4pm BST / 8am PDT Games and other apps were thrown into the pool of nominations for two months, until the total tally reached over 1,500 apps in more than 30 categories. There are seven categories specifically for games: Most Innovative Game Best Arcade and Action Game Best Brain and Puzzle Game Best Cards and Casino Game Best Casual Game Best Racing Game Best Sports Game A…