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'Hearts of Iron: War Stories' is Paradox Interactive's First Mobile Gamebook, and it's Out Now

Paradox Interactive continues to dip its toes into the mobile pool, but the just-released Hearts of Iron: War Stories [Free] marks a different approach to mobile from the developer of some of the best grand strategy games to ever grace gaming. While we have seen some mobile games by Paradox, like the very entertaining Magicka:

Makers of the Dark 'Hopeless' Series Are Going Sickeningly Sweet with New Game 'Sugar Slide' Coming this Thursday

Upopa Games, makers of the arena survival game Hopeless: The Dark Cave [Free] and the side-scrolling on-rails style shooter Hopeless 2: Cave Escape [Free], have a new game hitting this week called Sugar Slide. While the Hopeless games are stylish and dark, featuring many crazy creatures and gruesome deaths, Sugar Slide is going in the

'Dude Ball' is Doing the 'Crossy Road' Thing to Pinball

Take a tried-and-true gameplay concept, make it randomized and endless, and add an extensive cast of colorful characters to unlock and play as. This is known as Crossy Road-ifying, and it's all the rage in mobile nowadays. But what about the most classic arcade game of them all, pinball machines? That's what developer Wonder Maru

Award-Winning Board Game 'Castles of Mad King Ludwig' is Coming to iOS Soon

If you enjoy playing board games, you probably know designer Ted Alspach. If you don't, know that he's designed Suburbia, one of the best city builders in the board game world, and more recently the highly-rated Castles of Mad King Ludwig. Suburbia [$4.99 (HD)] made the trip over to iOS and Android and was quite fun

Mekorama - 3D robot puzzle game Mekorama is fun, charming, and unique

From Martin Magni, the developer of the great Odd Bot Out, Mekorama hit the App Store this week. This charming puzzle game has the player guide a robot through a series of very unique 3D puzzles. The puzzles have shades of Monument Valley without the Escher inspired vibe. Show More Summary

'Flipominos' is a Clever Puzzler with (Nearly) Infinite Levels that's Coming June 6th

Developer Ultramegatronic has unveiled their upcoming iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV game and it's a very interesting looking puzzle game called Flipominos. The basic idea is that each level is a gridded floor and you must move a three dimensional shape onto a target area. The catch is that the shape isn't just a simple

Best practices for in-game ads

A deep and involved look at the performance of ad-based games on Kongregate, and tips for developers to make ads more effective in their titles....

Rayark's 'Clash Royale'-esque 'Soul of Eden' Gets New Teaser Video Introducing Units

We last talked about Rayark's Clash Royale-esque MOBA/card battler/base building strategy game Soul of Eden when it was unveiled at the Taipei Games Show back in January. Over the weekend, Rayark unveiled a brand new trailer for Soul of Eden showcasing the various units in the game. As you might expect from a company like

Noodlecake's 'Dig Deep' Invades the App Store on June 2nd

We got a nice look at Noodlecake's Dig Deep back at GDC, and like many of their other titles we saw a few months ago, Dig Deep is making its way to the App Store soon. June 2nd is the day that you'll be able to dig deep in Dig Deep, digging as deep as

Why the classic Snake is better than Slither.io

Competitive online munch-'em-up Slither.io may be flavour of the month on the App Store right now, but it's only the latest in a long history of snakes in mobile gaming. The first, and still very much the best, is the monochrome beauty we all wrangled in a time before apps - the titular Snake, from Nokia's imaginatively-titled Snake. [Read more]

Nintendo To Return To The Movie World

After the highly acclaimed (sarcasm intended) 1993 movie, Super Mario Bros, Nintendo is ready to take on, yet again, the cinema industry. All things considered I’m not surprised, not even the fact that Nintendo is selling their shares in the Seattle baseball team, Mariners, to finance the project… I'll just leave this here: Subscribe to

'HOOK' Creator, Maciej Targoni, Announces His New Game, 'Klocki'

If you remember, and even better, enjoyed HOOK [$0.99] then you will be pleased to hear Maciej Targoni, the creator, has just announced Klocki; a connect the line, tile swapping minimalistic puzzle game. Maciej is well known for his original and slightly twisted creations. HOOK for example is a real brain tickler where you have

Into oblivion: Take a look at the cancelled Elder Scrolls game for PSP

New gameplay videos showcasing Climax's cancelled Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion PSP spin-off have been unearthed by a NeoGAF user....

Nintendo responds to Miitomo data harvesting claims

After a recent Kotaku article took issue with the number of probing, personal questions asked by Nintendo's social app, Miitomo, Nintendo has spoken out to clarify exactly what happens to player information. ...

Check Out These 'Slither.io' Videos, And Also Five Totally Unrelated Pictures Of Japanese Food

What, another one? Well okay, Shadowy Consortium, you're the vaguely-defined and sinister bosses. Hello, friends! Since my prize-winning investigative journalism piece on the differences between Slither.io [Free] and peanut butter went over so well, I've been asked to write another. The problem is that I'm pretty sure I emptied all of my rounds into that

'Real Racing' 3 Gets A "Le Mans" Update

Real Racing 3 [Free] has been around for three years now and currently doesn’t have a serious competitor. With its spot on game design and evolving content I see it hanging around for a little while longer. Talking of such, a little update awaits you this morning. You will be racing, again, on the Legendary

"Friendly Challenges" Coming to 'Clash of Clans', Single Gem Resource Boosts are Back

Despite the recent dominance of Slither.io [Free], we all know the true king of the App Store charts these days is Clash of Clans. I really want to make a Game of Thrones reference here, but everyone is so sensitive to spoilers these days you'll just have to imagine it. Anyway, it's entirely possible that

How to get a better shark in Hungry Shark World

There’s no shortage of things to do in Hungry Shark World, but one of the most important is levelling up your shark and unlocking new breeds. Building up a fleet of ultra-powerful aquatic predators brings big rewards, so follow these tips to make sure your shark is in tip-top shape. [Read more]

We're Streaming iOS Games Live on Mobcrush [Critical Ops with Carter]

We're streaming live on Mobcrush right now. There's a couple different ways you can watch the stream, and they all work equally well and it's really just a matter of personal preference as to which method you prefer. The easiest way to watch is just watching the embedded player right here on TouchArcade. In the

Pre-Registration for 'Final Fantasy Brave Exvius' Officially Opens, Full Launch Planned for Summer

A week ago we broke the news that Final Fantasy Brave Exvius was likely headed towards a release outside of Japan, and Square Enix was prepping a pre-registration event for the launch. However, it appeared to be a bit too soon as the pre-registration page wasn't up at that time. Then just last Thursday we

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