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The 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Companion App Launched Today

If you're not paying attention to the PC/console space these days, you're missing out on the release of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Like every CoD release, it's probably going to break all sales records and all sorts of insanity like that. They're doing things a little differently this year, with people who preordered getting

Soft-Launched Upcoming MOBA 'Vainglory' Gets an iPhone Version

Back in September during the keynote presentation where Apple unveiled the new iPhone 6 models, the game they chose to demo to show off the power of the new devices as well as the power of their new Metal framework was Super Evil Megacorp's multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game Vainglory. Vainglory had been in

'Gems of War' from Original 'Puzzle Quest' Creative Lead Soft Launches in New Zealand

Is Marvel Puzzle Quest: Dark Reign [Free] not enough Puzzle Quest for you? Well, good news: 505 Games has soft-launched Gems of War in New Zealand, a puzzle-RPG that draws a heavy influence from the series that launched a thousand match-3 RPGs, and for good reason: the game is developed by an Australian studio called

'Dungelot' Developer Releases 'Lost Viking', a Mix of RPG and 'Threes!'-style Matching

Threes! [$1.99] (and 2048 [Free] for that matter) is one of the most copied game designs of the past couple of years. Thankfully, the number of straight up clones releasing has subsided, but I was always puzzled why more people didn't take the base concept and expand on it in some way. Dungelot 2 [Free]

'Card Crawl' Will Shuffle Up Some Card-Based Roguelike Gameplay Soon

Tiny Touchtales, creators of Zuki's Quest [$0.99] and One Tap RPG [$0.99], have an interesting new card-based dungeon crawler in the works, appropriately called Card Crawl. While this may sound like Card Dungeon [$3.99] which released recently, this one promises to put more of an emphasis on the Card than the Crawl. The entire game

'NOON' from 'Quell' Creators Promises a Wacky Payment Model

Fallen Tree Games, creators of Quell Memento [$2.99], have a new game coming out this week, NOON, and it's going to use a rather odd pricing model that, if followed through, might just be the perfect antidote for people who hate when apps go from paid to free with ads. NOON is about tapping to

'Puzzle to the Center of the Earth' Review - Miner Match-Thirty-Niner

There still aren't enough mining games out there in the world. Despite the resurgence of the genre on the mobile platform and recent mainstream hits like Steamworld Dig, I could probably play a new mining game every week without getting bored. There's something about digging down into the great unknown that fills a void many

King Taps London Symphony Orchestra for 'Candy Crush Soda Saga' Soundtrack

While I know full well about how people feel about King and their games around here, it's always really rad to see developers actually putting effort into the soundtracks and sound design of their game. It feels like all too often developers just hit up the various royalty free audio sites, and just pay a

'Drift'n'Drive' Review - Gotta Go Fast

Drift'n'Drive [$1.99] is quite the fun chaotic top-down racing game. I was intrigued by the game when I saw a GIF of it in action with a whopping 32-car field, and it looked like something I had to play. And it lived up to my expectations. It's very much an arcade-like experience. The cars auto-accelerate,

TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Drift'n'Drive'

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

Best iPhone and iPad Games of the Week: 10/31/14 - 'Ghost Blade', 'Sleep Attack TD', 'Super Glyph Quest' and 'Tilt to Live: Gauntlet's Revenge

Another solid week under our belts, friends. We've got a really great action game that uses swipe controls in a way that actually doesn't suck, a tower defense game that somehow manages to feel fresh, an awesome to a sequel to an already good puzzle game, and a spin-off of one of our favorite games

Halloween Update Roundup: 'Trials Frontier', 'Lion Pig', 'Jack B. Nimble' and More

Today is Halloween, and as is usual with holidays or seasonal events, there's no shortage of iOS games that have updated with special content to commemorate the occasion. There are far too many Halloween updates to list them all individually, and even Apple themselves have reserved a special Halloween section in the App Store to

Whitaker Trebella Announces His Third Game, 'Piloteer'

Whitaker Trebella has just announced his third self-developed title, Piloteer, is in development. People praying for his next game to not have a 'p' title after Pivvot [$2.99] and Polymer [$2.99] will find themselves plenty peeved by the persistent p-usage. Details are rather light, as he's just announced the game's title and a bit of

'Hail to the King: Deathbat' On Sale for $1.99, Now Available on Steam

Earlier this month we saw the release of Hail to the King: Deathbat [$1.99], a product of Subscience Studios and the band Avenged Sevenfold. Members of the band grew up playing video games, and when it came time to make their own, they wanted to create an homage to the games they loved playing back

'Age of Zombies' Season 2 Update Makes the Dual-Stick Shooter 3D, with New Content Incoming

Yesterday, I remarked that it's rare for games to get complete overhauls in the way that Wave Wave [$2.99] just got. Well, Halfbrick just made me look stupid, as Age of Zombies [$0.99] has just gotten a "Season 2" update that takes the game and revamps its visual style. Gone is the pixel art, and

'Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf' Review: Warhammer finally goes Free to Play

Veteran Developer Hero Craft is bringing the Sons of Russ straight to your face with WarHammer 40k: Space Wolf[Free]. This visual stunner brings the table top classic to life in a squad based strategy card skirmish with the low low entry fee of nothing. If it sounds too good to be true, well there are

'Wave Wave' 2.0 Update is a Complete Overhaul

Thomas Jansson doesn't believe in the saying "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" philosophy, clearly. His game Wave Wave [$2.99] has gotten a complete makeover in style and structure this week, with a 2.0 update that changes just about everything but the very core of the gameplay. The immediate change is the visual style,

'Surgeon Simulator' Gets iPhone Support, and More Unintentional-yet-Hilarious Mishaps?

For far too long, Surgeon Simulator [$5.99] fans who have wanted to play the game on the go have had to deal with the tyranny of playing on the iPad, and not on their phones. Well no more must you iPhone owners who want to transplant alien organs while sitting on the bus have to

'Woah Dave!' Review: Ohhhhhhh Yeah!

Super Crate Box [$1.99] has definitely spawned a few games inspired by it, to say the least, though games cutting too close has been a sensitive subject. But the game owes a lot to the original Mario Bros. in terms of structure, and Woah Dave [$1.99] from Choice Provisions, the former Gaijin Games, manages to

'Star Wars: Galactic Defense' Out Now Worldwide

Star Wars: Galactic Defense [Free], the free-to-play Star Wars tower defense game published by DeNA, is out now. This lets players command forces on either the light or dark side of the force, getting units and heroes appropriate to each side to use in order to advance through the game. The game bears something of

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