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Is there cross-platform play in slither.io?

2 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

So you've sunken plenty of hours into crawling around in slither.io on your iPhone or iPad. You've got your stories of tragedy and triumph, the times you coiled four snakes at one time balanced out by the others when you had a length of more than 30,000 and some little jerk swerved in front of you at the last second. [Read more]

The TouchArcade Show - 263 - Disco Stampede

As promised, we return this week following our last episode which centralized around E3 and didn't have much game chat to... Spend most of the podcast going over the cool iOS games we've been playing this week. Those games, in order, include: Disco Zoo [Free], its similarities to the new Rodeo Stampede [Free], the weird

TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Teeny Titans'

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to. Now, before anyone goes over-thinking this, it doesn't necessarily mean our Game of the Week pick is the highest scoring game

'Slime-Ball-Istic Mr. Missile' is a Cool 'Missile Command'-alike with Pixely Slimes and Real World Locations

Korean developer Lacuna King has unveiled a new project on our forums called Slime-Ball-Istic Mr. Missile, but since that's kind of a mouthful let's just go with Mr. Missile. It takes the classic missile-defending gameplay of Missile Command and adds lovely pixel graphics and real-world locations to the mix, along with a storyline of invading

Rodeo Stampede guide to running a better zoo

3 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

In Rodeo Stampede, honing your skills so you can jump from animal to animal and outrun the herd as long as possible is only half the fun. Once you've tamed a few animals, you can bring them home with you. [Read more]

'Shadowstone' Dungeon Crawler from Ravenous Games Enters Steam Greenlight and Gets First Trailer

Back in September of last year, prolific mobile developer Ravenous Games announced a new project called Shadowstone: The Lost Oath, a top-down dungeon crawling action RPG with randomized levels. It looked awesome, and quite a step above their previous mobile efforts in terms of complexity. And there was a good reason for that: Ravenous is

Catch Battleplans on Google Play from June 30th

3 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Real-time strategy title Battleplans is due for release on Google Play on June 30th, following its release for iOS systems last month. With its simple interface and pretty graphics, the crowd-pleaser brings a formerly overlooked genre out for the masses. [Read more]

'Galaga Wars' Soft Launches in Canada and Australia, Could it Be the 'Pac-Man 256' of 'Galaga'?

Namco has soft launched a new shoot 'em up called Galaga Wars in Canada and Australia. Now, when I first heard the name, I thought "Oh no, Namco's trying to do a Galaga Clash of Clans [Free] clone?" Because that's what "Wars" seemed to indicate. Amazingly, no: this is basically the Galaga take on Pac-Man

Trees are Your Defense in Minimalist Strategy Game 'Nanuleu', Launching Next Thursday

A pretty interesting trailer rolled across our desk here at TouchArcade today for an upcoming strategy game from developer Selva Interactive called Nanuleu. The story of Nanuleu is that long dormant ancient magical trees that can protect the land from dark forces have awoken, sensing a new threat coming. Your job is to gather resources,

The Original 'Plants vs Zombies' Has Been Removed From the App Store

It seems like the theme of the month is classic games getting removed from the App Store for one reason or another. It seems that PopCap's original Plants vs Zombies is the latest fabulous title to get silently nuked. The "good" news, if you'd call it that, is Plants vs Zombies Free [Free] remains on

Learn why 'idle games' click with players at GDC Europe 2016

At GDC Europe 2016 Kongregate's Anthony Pecorella will study how "idle games" have evolved -- and what lessons game devs can learn. Prepare to get inexplicably excited about seeing numbers go up!...

Out of Nowhere, the Award-Winning Board Game 'Twilight Struggle' Has Hit the App Store

Perhaps Playdek took the Cold War theme of its game a bit too seriously when it decided to stealthily unleash its port of the classic board game Twilight Struggle [$7.99 (HD)] onto the App Store. Twilight Struggle, the award-winning, card-driven board game that simulates the Cold War, has been very eagerly awaited by board game

Get Ready for Animal Husbandry as 2-Player 'Argicola: All Creatures Big & Small' Releases This Summer

If you're a fan of Uwe Rosenberg's board games and you like animals, this story is most definitely for you. The reason is that Digidiced, the developer responsible for the lovely Patchwork [$2.99] digital port, is bringing Agricola: All Creatures Big & Small to iOS and Android this summer. Agricola [$6.99], the farming sim set in 17th century

Five popular free apps to help you slim down for the summer

3 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Thanks to retail and advertising, we're used to thinking one season ahead. Here we are just a week into the summer and we're conditioned to start thinking about the fall. [Read more]

How to ride longer and tame more animals in Rodeo Stampede

4 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

It's hard to accurately describe Rodeo Stampede to people who haven't seen it yet. It's like if someone took Crossy Roadand Disco Zoo and put them in a blender, yet with a unique game mechanic that's still simple and fun for anyone. [Read more]

RPG Reload File 084 - 'Shadowrun Returns'

Hello, gentle readers, and welcome to the RPG Reload, the weekly feature where we'll deck the world for a few credsticks. Each week, we take a look at an RPG from the App Store's past to see how it holds up in the present day. It's a chance for reflecting on important releases, revisiting old

We're Streaming iOS Games Live on Mobcrush [Greedy Cave]

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

'Don't Be Squared', an Endless Auto-Runner with Platform-Drawing Mechanics, Launches Globally June 30th

Last month, developer SuperHippo announced their upcoming auto-running platformer Don't Be Squared on our forums, and then at the beginning of this month they soft-launched it in select territories. Yesterday, they again took to our forums to announce that Don't Be Squared finally has a global release date, and it's next week on June 30th.

Nitrome and Eneminds Release 'ReDungeon', a Brutal Endless Dungeon Crawler

Surprise, Nitrome's got a new game out now, called Redungeon [Free]. They're describing this as kind of being the Platform Panic [Free] of top-down dungeon crawlers, in that you collect coins and have multiple characters that you can upgrade. This one has you moving from tile to tile in real-time, trying to avoid the many

Foursaken Media Announces 'Color Bots', a Lane-Based, Color-Based Shooter

Apparently this is the week for color-based shooters! Not long after we posted about Star Crew from Oh BiBi, our old constantly-making-games pals Foursaken Media took to our forums to announce their own color-based shooter called Color Bots. The concepts are definitely similar. In Color Bots, you'll play as a bot stationed at the bottom

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