It takes a lot to distinguish auto-runner games on the App Store, and even when developers try and shove in gimmicks and meticulously designed levels, it's hard not to be cynical that any such title isn't just yet another derivative effort. At first glance, Gummy Heroes looks to follow the well-worn blueprint for 2D mobile
Hello, gentle readers, and welcome to the RPG Reload, the regular feature where we're either playing gods or slaying gods. This week, we're filling in the next chapter in our RPG Reload Glossary look at the history of action-RPGs. One of the messier and less-satisfying genre labels around, the action-RPG had already taken many forms
There are brutally difficult platformers like Super Meat Boy, and then there's developer Cat Nigiri's Necrosphere which looks like it enters an entirely different level of pain. It's a Metroidvania-style platformer that has you exploring huge levels trying to negotiate your way around a plethora of hazards all of which will kill you in an
The event will likely be the stage where Samsung announces the Note 8.
There are quite a few truly superb games on sale on the App Store this week. If you haven't played some of these, many of which are true classics, now's the time to jump on the bandwagon. Here are the deals you need to know about. [Read more]
The fine folks at Milkbag games have released Sidewords. A fun little diversion of a word game that is the devil child of crosswords and scrabble. For each level in the game the grid must be completed to win the level — this means that each letter at the top and side must be used. Show More Summary
We’d like to thank our sponsor for this week, Zap Zap Kindergarten Math. It’s not always easy to tear your kids away from their tablets and make them do something edifying. Thankfully, Zap Zap Kindergarten Math relieves you of this task by turning mathematics into a fun touchscreen video game. Show More Summary
I've been pretty excited for Part Time Monkey's upcoming game Silly Walks ever since first posting about it last month, and a lengthier gameplay trailer released a few days later has only intensified my need to play this silly game. Well that moment is moving ever closer as today the developer has announced that Silly
Telltale Games made a pretty big splash when the San Diego Comic-Con kicked off this week by announcing Season 2 of their Batman - The Telltale Series game, a third and supposedly final series of Walking Dead: The Game, and a long-awaited second season to the fantastic The Wolf Among Us. They weren't done though!
In January of last year FDG Games and SHD Games released an unassuming little sniper game called Lonewolf [Free] to the App Store. While the sniper genre had been absolutely oversaturated on mobile, Lonewolf managed to stand out from the pack with its unique noir-inspired visuals and an emphasis on telling an interesting story, which
With the upcoming Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion on the horizon and the existing metagame getting a bit long in the tooth, Blizzard has been up to all sorts of exciting things to keep people playing Hearthstone [Free]. Previously, we celebrated the Midsummer Fire Festival which had Ragnaros awarding us double coins for all
One of my favorite parts of writing about mobile games is seeing certain titles develop from a basic core idea at their genesis, to detailed, complex and action-packed completed products after months of intensive development - and a number of overly ambitious missed release dates. Golem Rage is one such game, and since its debut
The original Zombies, Run! [Free] has been free since 2015, and if you've never tried it and have any interest in running, you really should. Instead of how a lot of running apps will just have you running and walking based on timed intervals with chimes and maybe some voiceover to tell you what to
If you never had a chance to play Electroplankton on the Nintendo DS, early next month you'll have the opportunity to play a rad-looking iOS game called Songbirds - Playful Music Creation from Pelican 7 which looks like it does a great job of riffing on the formula. Pelican 7 are developers of Lily [$1.99],
Yahoo Japan has launched a web-based games platform that'll serve up HTML5 titles alongside larger console-style efforts....
Legendary Pokemon have been one of the most requested and eagerly anticipated additions to Pokemon GO [Free] since the game released just over a year ago. While Niantic have remained tight-lipped over when Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres and co would make their debut in the ridiculously popular augmented reality release, signs that Legendaries would appear within
As promised, Level-5 have delivered a brand new entry in the popular Professor Layton puzzler series called Layton's Mystery Journey [$15.99] to the App Store. This adventure is the seventh game in the main Professor Layton series and it follows Katrielle Layton, the daughter of the titular Professor Layton. He has suddenly gone missing and
Morphite is officially landing on iOS in September. The game looks like the space shooter we've been needing on mobile, and we're going to see if it fits the bill quite shortly. The game's a collaborative effort between Blowfish Studios,...Show More Summary
Welcome once again to another week full of brand new iOS games! This week brings a semi-surprise release of the remastered version of classic LucasArts adventure game Full Throttle, and like previous Double Fine remasters you can switch back and forth between the original and remastered graphics. There's also the no-longer-in-soft-launch releases of Glyph Quest
As you might recall, Layton's Mystery Journey is headed to iOS and Android -- tomorrow! To celebrate the impending launch, Level-5's released a new trailer, complete with an adorable hamster. [Read more]