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  • Sci-Fi Shooter ‘Exiles’ Launches Next Week

    Thu 8:02pm By Chris Reed
    This game’s been in the works for a while, but Crescent Moon — the folks behind excellent games like Aralon: Sword and Shadow and Ravensword: Shadowlands — is finally set to release its long awaited sci-fi shooter Exiles. The game will hit the App…
  • ‘Angry Birds Space’ Gets a Bunch of New Content

    Wed 8:02pm By Chris Reed
    If you’re still all about flinging birds at hastily assembled structures, today’s your lucky day. That’s because Angry Birds Space just got a pretty hefty content update. If you haven’t pulled the trigger on this game yet and want in, you can grab it…
  • ‘Dungeon Hunter 5′ Announced

    Tue 8:05pm By Chris Reed
    Gameloft has announced a fifth installment of its Diablo-like dungeon crawler series. The game is Dungeon Hunter V, and it’s set to release sometime this year, which is to say, probably not very soon. It’s — get ready for it — free-to-play, which…
  • ‘The Witcher Battle Arena’ Launches This Week

    Mon 7:54pm By Chris Reed
    Are you fiending for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, hitting new-gen consoles and PC in May? If so, you’ll be able to slake that particular thirst Thursday, when The Witcher Battle Arena launches on the App Store. It’ll be a free-to-play game, but…
  • Big ‘Monument Valley’ Infographic Released

    Jan 15, 2015, 8:43 pm By Chris Reed
    Remember the news last week that the vast majority of Monument Valley players hadn’t paid for the game? Developer Ustwo came upon that juicy nugget of information as it was preparing a giant infographic about the game’s sales and numerous other…
  • ‘Mean Girls’ Game Announced

    Jan 14, 2015, 8:14 pm By Chris Reed
    Move over, Princess Bride, there’s a new old-movie-game in town — or at least there will be soon. The aptly named developer So Much Drama (of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Dragopolis fame) has announced that it’s working on a “social-mobile” game based on…
  • ‘Minecraft – Pocket Edition’ is Pretty Popular

    Jan 13, 2015, 7:54 pm By Chris Reed
    If a device has a screen, chances are you can play Minecraft on it. Since the game is the very definition of ubiquitous, you might be surprised by just how many people have bought it on mobile devices. Or not, because studies have shown that there’s not a…
  • ‘Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect’ Gets a Trailer

    Jan 12, 2015, 8:05 pm By Chris Reed
    The recently concluded biker gang soap opera Sons of Anarchy has an iOS game in the works, and it has just gotten a trailer. The trailer shows lots of first-person outlaw stuff, like riding a motorcycle, aiming a gun at the bag-covered head of a hostage, and…
  • ‘Yak Dash’ Announced, Gameplay Video Released

    Jan 9, 2015, 5:31 pm By Chris Reed
    Who wants to race yaks? More like who doesn’t want to race yaks, right? Mutant Labs has announced that its next game is called Yak Dash: Horns of Glory, and you can check out two hot minutes of gameplay in the video below. The game will come out January 22…
  • ‘The Princess Bride’ Game Now Available

    Jan 8, 2015, 7:59 pm By Chris Reed
    There’s never a bad time to make a game based on a classic movie, so now’s as good a time as any for someone to make a game based on The Princess Bride. So that’s exactly what Gameblend Studios has done. It seems to have come out of the blue, but the…
  • ‘Socioball’ Looks Cool, Launches Next Week

    Jan 7, 2015, 8:55 pm By Chris Reed
    Developer Yellow Monkey Studios has released a trailer for its upcoming game Socioball. Basically, it’s a puzzle game where you lay down tiles to guide a ball to a goal. Each tile tells the ball what to do, and the puzzley part involves you figuring out…
  • Most ‘Monument Valley’ Players Stole the Game

    Jan 6, 2015, 7:59 pm By Chris Reed
    Did you pay for Monument Valley? If so, you’re in the minority. Developer Ustwo has released some figures that will make anyone hoping to get into mobile game development think twice. The developer took to Twitter to say that it’s currently working on an…
  • Trailer Released for ‘Mos Speedrun 2′

    Jan 5, 2015, 8:05 pm By Chris Reed
    Real talk: I’m a massive fan of the original Mos Speedrun. The game, which came out in the prehistoric era (2011), is a slick side-scrolling platformer with controls so tight you couldn’t budge ‘em if you tried. Fans of that sort of thing are in luck,…
  • The Best Games Currently On Sale

    Dec 30, 2014, 8:29 pm By Chris Reed
    The holidays aren’t over yet, so a few more games have gone on sale (and some have gone off sale). Here’s the latest up-to-date list of all the good deals on the App Store. After all, is there a better way to ring in the new year than by getting good…
  • ‘Ace Ferrara and the Dino Menace’ Goes Free for a Limited Time

    Dec 29, 2014, 8:08 pm By Chris Reed
    The game Ace Ferrara and the Dino Menace has become unglued from its Bulkypix publishing deal, and has been re-released by developer Philipp Seifried. The only problem is, due to some Apple red tape, he had to re-submit it to Apple as a new app, meaning…
  • Deal: Icebreaker

    Dec 29, 2014, 12:02 pm By Jeff Scott
    Icebreaker: Viking Voyage (Universal) has gone free on the App Store. Once part of the Rovio Stars publishing, it’s now a stand alone app from Nitrome. And well worth the download either way.
  • Deal: Icycle: On Thin Ice Free for a Week

    Dec 29, 2014, 11:02 am By Jeff Scott
    One of the best games of 2013 has gone free for a week as App of the Week in the iTunes App Store. Icycle: On Thin Ice is a great puzzle platformer set in a dream world mainly of ice. Pick it up if you’ve never played it.
  • Pokémon-Like ‘Duel Revolution’ Announced

    Dec 27, 2014, 4:11 pm By Chris Reed
    Nintendo has no plans to release a full Pokémon game anytime soon, so a number of enterprising developers have tried to fill the void (and reap the monetary rewards). The latest of the bunch to announce a Poké-clone is Prodigious Works, whose upcoming Duel…
  • Square Enix Announces ‘Bravely Archive: D’s Report’

    Dec 24, 2014, 5:04 pm By Chris Reed
    Square Enix has been tossing game after game onto the App Store in recent years, and it looks like the trend will continue into 2015. The developer has announced the free-to-play game Bravely Archive: D’s Report, a spin-off of the hit RPG for Nintendo…
  • NES and SNES Emulator Appears, Vanishes from App Store

    Dec 23, 2014, 9:04 pm By Chris Reed
    Fans of NES and SNES emulation had a brief window yesterday and today to download an app called Floppy Cloud. It’s purportedly a file management app, but if you load up an NES or SNES rom from your Dropbox folder, you can play the game right on your…
  • Best of the Holiday Game Sales

    Dec 22, 2014, 9:24 pm By Chris Reed
    Thanks to the holidays, the number of games on sale this is silly. Just downright silly. Below, we’ve picked the best of the bunch. Check ‘em out and buy ‘em if you want ‘em. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $0.99 (was $6.99) – Buy Anomaly 2…
  • Telltale Games and Mojang Announce ‘Minecraft: Story Mode’

    Dec 18, 2014, 8:05 pm By Chris Reed
    If you thought Tales from the Borderlands sounded like a stretch for Telltale Games to turn into an adventure game, then you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Mojang and Telltale have announced that they’re working on an adventure game based on Minecraft. It…
  • ‘Lords of the Fallen’ is Heading to iOS in 2015

    Dec 18, 2014, 7:52 pm By Chris Reed
    This is pretty nuts. The makers of the console/PC RPG Lords of the Fallen have announced via Twitter that the game is heading to iOS in 2015. What is Lords of the Fallen? It’s a Dark Souls-like action RPG that’s said to be a wee bit more forgiving of…
  • Out Now: Mini Motor Racing: WRT

    Dec 18, 2014, 11:14 am By Jeff Scott
    One of our favorite racing games Mini Motor Racing has a new version out today. Mini Motor Racing: WRT is an attempt to move the game into a free to play world. It’s got the great racing and now includes 30 new and classic tracks, leagues and challenge…
  • Out Now: Ultimate Robot Fighting

    Dec 18, 2014, 10:49 am By Jeff Scott
    Ultimate Robot Fighting is out now from the makers of the Reel Steel Robot Fighting game. In Ultimate Robot Fighting you build up an army of robots, leveling them up when possible, and fight them in 3v3 touch based combat. Ultimate Robot Fighting is out now,…
  • Out Now: Galcon 2

    Dec 18, 2014, 10:36 am By Jeff Scott
    After a successful crowd funding campaign, Galcon 2 is ready for release. While the developer calls it a demolition derby in space, it feels way more than just crashing into other players. To me it’s a very well done multiplayer space strategy game. The…
  • Simogo Teases ‘The Sensational December Machine’

    Dec 17, 2014, 9:08 pm By Chris Reed
    Who even knows what goes on in the minds of Simogo. Today the inimitable developer of games like Device 6, The Sailor’s Dream, and Year Walk took to Twitter to tease something called The Sensational December Machine. What is it? Your guess is as good as…
  • Out Now: Brothers In Arms 3: Sons of War

    Dec 17, 2014, 4:48 pm By Jeff Scott
    Gameloft has released a new game in the Brothers in Arms series. Sons of War is a free to play FPS that focuses on quick cover and response actions. The free to play aspect may turn some people off, but we’ve seen in the past that Gameloft is pretty good to…
  • ’80 Days’ Updated with New Content

    Dec 16, 2014, 8:08 pm By Chris Reed
    80 Days is a great game/narrative experience. In fact, it won Time Magazine’s game of the year, beating out every other game on ever other platform in 2014, if you can believe that. If you like the game as much as we and Time Magazine did, you’re in…
  • Out Now: Spoiler Alert – the first game you’ll uncomplete

    Dec 16, 2014, 3:09 pm By Jeff Scott
    I first saw this game a few months ago. The premise in unique and very fun. The game starts with the death of the final boss as the player then works back through the full game. See a dead bad guy, make sure to jump on top of them to bring them back to life.…
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