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Great Hitman GO Goes on Sale and Gets New Update – Say That Three Times Fast

Posted by on October 24th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Square Enix’s Hitman GO has received 8 new levels based on Hitman 2: Silent Assassin.

You be able to sneak around the snow-draped landscape of Varosnij Square while you line up your next kill. Players will be able to unlock the new content by either completing missions or by skipping all that and purchasing everything for $0.99. The update also adds cloud-saving functionality, so you can sync your completed levels between devices.

This update comes alongside a limited-time sale where fans can buy Hitman GO for just $1.99. The price will go back up after a week so if you want to check it out, now is the time.

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via: Our Review

There’s Something Strange in Fruit Ninja’s Neighborhood

Posted by on October 17th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Things are getting weird in Fruit Ninja, and it don’t look good. You ya gonna call?

That’s right, with Halloween even more around the corner than the last time I mentioned it was around the corner, Halfbrick has gone and put Ghostbusters in your Fruit Ninja. Ghostbusters gear for all the characters, special Ghostbusters fruit, a Ghostbusters dojo – they went all-out for the film’s 30th anniversary.

You can grab the Ghostbusters update now for free, and you can download Fruit Ninja for $0.99 (assuming you haven’t already).

Sisyphos Review

Sisyphos Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
From a gameplay standpoint, Sisyphos isn't that interesting. However when taken as a statement, it says a lot.

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Tail Drift Review

Tail Drift Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Tail Drift sacrifices the freedom of flight for a focused racing experience.

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I am a brave knight Review

I am a brave knight Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
I am a brave knight tries something a little different, and for that it should be commended, but the finished product is still lacking.

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Hit the Court with Angry Birds Seasons and the NBA

Posted by on October 9th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

After conquering Rio and Space, where could those Angry Birds go next? The NBA, apparently. In the next episode of Angry Birds Seasons, NBA Ham Dunk!, Rovio Entertainment sends the birds to take the pigs to the court. The update will have 15 free NBA-themed levels and 30 NBA team levels available for purchase.

“Get ready to hit the court with your favorite NBA team, and start dunking birds and bashing piggies for extra points,” said Pekka Rantala Chief Commercial Officer of Rovio Entertainment. “We are really pumped to offer this fun mash-up to Angry Birds and NBA fans.”

You can grab Angry Birds Seasons on the rebound for $0.99.
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The Room Two is Currently on Sale for $0.99

Posted by on October 7th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

As much as I’d like to reveal to you that The Room Two, the great logic puzzle title from Fireproof Games, is currently on sale for 66% off, I’m afraid that you’ll need the spyglasses pictured below in order to see this news.

It’s a shame, really. You likely would have loved to have known that we gave the game 4.5 stars in our review, and that it currently carries an 8.9 rating over on QualityIndex. But alas, you’ll likely never know that this game is very much worth getting at this price, especially with The Room Three set to release next year.

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via: Our Review

Ms.Pac-Man Goes Pink for National Breast Cancer Foundation Campaign

Posted by on October 2nd, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Bandai Namco Games America has unveiled that they have joined forces with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, and as a result are launching the Ms. PAC-MAN Pink Ribbon Campaign.

At the base of the campaign is a new maze pack for Ms. PAC-MAN and PAC-MAN, titled the ‘Hope Maze’, with all purchases of the $0.99 pack going directly towards supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation. In addition, the in-game interface in both games will be going pink for the month of October.

NBCF Founder and CEO Janelle Hail had this to say on the campaign:

We are very excited about our new partnership with Bandai Namco and the Ms. PAC-MAN Pink Ribbon Campaign. By encouraging their gamers to Join the Pac, we can reach more women than ever with our message of hope. The funds they raise will allow us to provide early detection services for women in need in all 50 states.

Pac-Man and Ms. Pac-Man are both available on the App Store now for $3.99, with the ‘Hope Maze’ available as an in-app purchase in both games for $0.99.

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New Update for Aralon: Sword and Shadow Includes Enhancements for the iPhone 6

Posted by on September 29th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Aralon: Sword and Shadow, by Crescent Moon Games, has been compared favorably to Elder Scrolls in its visuals and play style. Recently Crescent Moon released an update to add widescreen and full iPhone 6 support. They have also improved lighting and shadow effects for a more visually pleasing experience.

To celebrate, Crescent Moon Games is offering Aralon: Sword and Shadow for $0.99 for a limited time on the App Store.

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via: Our Review
Robot Rundown Review

Robot Rundown Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
A fairly typical side-scrolling shoot-em-up is improved a lot thanks to an entertaining and funny storyline.

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Goblin Sword Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Fun visuals, good music, engaging level design, and lots of content make Goblin Sword an excellent little game.

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Halfbrick Studios is rebuilding Fruit Ninja from the ground up, with the next update including a streamlined experience, as well as a new menu and UI. Players will be able to equip different Blades and Dojos, each of which will have different effects on gameplay. As each player slices and dices their way to the top of the leader boards, their score will list what combination of items they used .

To accompany this new look for Fruit Ninja, Halfbrick is also releasing a five part Origins webisode series on their new official Fruit Ninja Youtube channel. The series will expand the Fruit Ninja lore and introduce the new hero, Katsuro. You can watch the first episode, “Ninjas in Training”, today.

The Fruit Ninja update will be available across all platforms early this October.

via: Our Review of Fruit Ninja
The Strongest Review

The Strongest Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
It’s only human nature that we all face a certain point in our lives when we just want to punch something. Anything.

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Age of Zombies Goes Update Crazy and Launches Zombie Month

Posted by on September 19th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Halfbrick Studios has six big updates coming this month for Age of Zombies, so they have officially declared it Zombie Month! And the first of these updates is live now.

This update adds adding local multiplayer so two zombie hunters can join forces as Barry Steakfries and Abraham Lincoln to blow away the undead menace. Players can share touch controls on the same device or use any supported game controller such as the Logitech PowerShell, Razer Kazuyo, SteelSeries Stratus.

During Zombie Month, Halfbrick Studios will also offer global community challenges, daily prize giveaways and code drops, and behind-the-scenes interviews on their website.

With 5 more updates coming our way, Zombie Month is going to be jam packed with undead awesomeness. You can download Age of Zombies for $0.99 on the App Store.

via: Our Review
MUJO Review

MUJO Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
This match-three game has collectible and role-playing elements that make it continually satisfying to play.

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Down Among the Dead Men Review

Down Among the Dead Men Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Down Among the Dead is a pirate themed gamebook that's quite delightful, if short lived.

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TwistedRun Review

TwistedRun Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
TwistedRun is kind of like running up a giant curly fry into the sky. Or maybe that was just a dream I had last night. It's hard to tell sometimes. No, wait. I was wrong. This is an endless runner.

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ETA for iOS 8 Introduces Today View Extension and is Having a 50% Off Sale

Posted by on September 17th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

To accompany the release of iOS 8, Eastwood has released a new update for ETA. The personal driving assistant now has a Today View extension that shows your top three locations.

ETA integrates with your favorite map apps so that you can click on a location on a map and get the ETA and directions without ever opening the app, and they have included the ability to drag and drop locations via a pin.

In celebration, ETA will be on sale throughout the iOS 8 launch week, which runs from the 17th to the 24th. You can pick up ETA for $0.99 right now on the App Store.

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via: Our Review

KEMCO RPGs Destiny Fantasia, Infinite Dunamis, Bonds of the Skies, and Grinsia are all currently on sale for 88% off their normal prices.

In Destiny Fantasia you play Lidim, a weapon shop worker who accidentally overhears a secret negotiation between two countries that may end in war. The game has an interesting leveling system, which gives characters strength and attributes after each enemy encounter.

Infinite Dunamis is the story of Luke, an engineer who stumbles across an amazing robot, and features a plot that threatens the entire world (of course).

Bonds of the Skies has players taking on the role of main character Eil as he travels with his friends and their Grimoas (gods) to save his town and fight an evil demon.

In Grinsia, a family of treasure hunters searchers an ancient ruin for the ultimate loot. The game allows you to play as multiple characters, and each one has a slightly different take on the story to make the game re-playable for different experiences.

All four games are on sale for $0.99, but the sale won’t be around forever. So check out these Kemco titles while it lasts.

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source: KEMCO
Feeding Time Review

Feeding Time Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
What can you do when surrounded by hungry critter mouths searching for their favorite treat? Line them up some filling meals and let them know it's Feeding Time!

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The New Assault Vector Update Brings Better AI and Graphical Improvements

Posted by on September 16th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

An update has arrived for PKSArena‘s Assault Vector, bringing various improvements to the hex-based strategy game. 

The enemy AI, one of the main negatives pointed out in our review, has been improved, with two new enemies also added. The upgrade system has been balanced as well, with cheating now no longer possible with the Hyper Jump. In addition to this, the overall look and feel of the game has been given an upgrade, with new leaderboards available for players to conquer.

Assault Vector is available on the App Store for $0.99.

Assault Vector

via: Our Review
Rope’n’Fly 4 Review

Rope’n’Fly 4 Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Rope'n'Fly 4 is high-flying fun. Just don't get intimate with the concrete.

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Swipe & Slash Review

Swipe & Slash Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Oh, nevermind. Just another Threes! clone. What? Y-you mean Swipe & Slash is actually a fun RPG-lite dungeon hack using Threes! as a combat engine? Oh, well why didn't you say so?

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Face Invaders Review

Face Invaders Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Simple to learn and play, Face Invaders is still a quite charming shooter, even if it lacks great depth.

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Hello Wasteland Wanderers:
Wondering what we thought of the grueling trial-by-fire that is The Ensign? Then take a look at our review!

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The Ensign is the prequel to the smash-hit A Dark Room by Amir Rajan. The game starts with the player’s starship crashing onto a hostile planet. The commanding officer gives up hope, and the player takes charge to refuel the ship so that the crew can make their escape. Using only a meagre amount of supplies you will have to journey through an unknown world with only your compass and wits to guide you.

The Ensign is actually a spin on an old genre of games that saw its heyday in the late-80s and early-90s called “roguelike adventures.” Roguelikes are known for their high difficulty and being unforgiving to any mistakes. Many of them feature permanent death as well, forcing the player to start over entirely from the beginning if they die. The Ensign can be very unforgiving, and players will need to be aware of the limitations of the in-game character if they hope to make it to the end.

These tips will help you face the harsh world of The Ensign. The best advice however, is to not get discouraged. This game, unlike many mobile games, is a very harsh and unforgiving one. It cannot be said to be unfair, though.

Continue reading The Ensign – Tips, Tricks, and Strategies to Give You a Fighting Chance »

Duke Dashington Review

Duke Dashington Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Simple to learn, tricky to succeed at, Duke Dashington is a fun platformer in 10 second bursts.

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Little Frights Review

Little Frights Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Little Frights' charming visuals can't quite scare away the frustrating controls in yet another zombie-based game.

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Wan Nyan Slash Review

Wan Nyan Slash Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Chop and slice an array of traditional and non-traditional Japanese demons in this quirky arcade game.

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Epic Eric Review

Epic Eric Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
This puzzle game follows a familiar format, but has a good sense of level design and mechanics to keep things interesting.

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To celebrate the sale of their popular shoot-em-up, Glorkian Warrior, Pixeljam is holding an art contest. For first prize they’ll be giving away one original James Kochalka Glorkian Warrior painting and a copy of the first Glorkian graphic novel: Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza. Two additional winners will receive a copy of the graphic novel.

If you share their contest on on social media with a link to the App Store or to their Facebook contest post, you’ll be entered to win an Octology Key that unlocks other Pixeljam games and music. Each post will net you an additional entry for a chance to win a Key.

You can send your Glorkian Warrior fan art to contest@pixeljam.com or post it on this page by September 4.

Glorkin

via: Our Review
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