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Dark Angels Chapter Pack Added to Warhammer 40,000: Carnage

Posted by on July 15th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

You can’t keep a Dark Angel down.

The new Dark Angels Chapter Pack for Warhammer 40,000: Carnage from Roadhouse Interactive, has players taking on the role of the Dark Angel Space Marine on his path to reap revenge after being captured, beaten, and left to die in a ruined temple.

The new chapter comes with a lot of exciting additions. Players can equip the Plasma Gun and fight their way through Arena Combat gameplay featured in the new missions. Roadhouse Interactive has also included Wargear Supply Caches in which players can find the most powerful Wargear on Mithra. The supply Caches can be bought using gold or found on missions.

You can buy Warhammer 40,000: Carnage on the app store for $6.99. Once you have it, the Dark Angel Chapter Pack can be unlocked for gold in game.

via: Our review

Being a pretty big fan of Mojang’s Minecraft, I was very excited to hear that Minecraft – Pocket Edition (PE) was receiving a large update. The previous version, Minecraft PE 8.0, had seemed a bit claustrophobic to me. The edges of the world were clearly visible and one only had a space about the size of an island on which to play. I found that the lack of trees, paired with the flatness of the space made the oncoming night less scary. Creepers and spiders were visible from far enough off that I could keep a good distance and there were few enough of them that I could fight them without being overwhelmed. The size issue also made finding materials to work with frustrating. I was frequently crippled by a lack of coal. Lightless, bereft of any cooked meat, and unable to cobble together even a pair of leather shoes, I wandered my small island with nothing to do except contemplate its emptiness.

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Like a light in the darkness, a town appears.

The Minecraft PE 9.0 Update is a significant upgrade. It is much more in-line with the PC version of Minecraft, with its infinite maps and more densely populated environments. The first time night fell, I was terrifyingly aware of the fact that I was standing in a forest and I could not see further than a few feet; the sound of hissing growing closer and closer. The landscape is certainly more robust. Where I spent an hour looking for coal in the previous release, in 9.0 I had no problem finding a bevy of ores, including newly-added blocks such as: Diorite, Granite, and Andesite. The variety of biomes that are now included also add to the feeling of wondrous exploration that the PC version captures so well, but which the 8.0 PE edition was lacking. I climbed a high hill one morning to find a small village just a short distance from where I was beginning to build a fort for myself. I ran towards the village and was delighted to find villagers. That moment of discovery was exciting, and speaks to the heart of the Minecraft experience.

It is amazing how much the presence of NPCs changes the feel of the game; no longer am I a stranger carving out a life in solitude. Unfortunately you cannot interact with them yet in any meaningful way except to attack; trading with villagers has yet to be implemented. However, to further banish loneliness, wolves can now be tamed; loyally following you through thick and thin.

 

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A side by side comparison of 8.0 & 9.0

 

I am really happy that Mojang is continuing to make the app more robust. Minecraft – Pocket Edition 9.0 has come a long way from its alpha release back in 2011, and with all the new content that has been added, Minecraft PE is finally living up to its namesake.

$6.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-11-17 :: Category: Games

Hearthstone players will be excited to hear that the next leg of the game will center around the infamous Naxxramas. Curse of Naxxramus will feature 5 wings of the necropolis, with one section opening each week (Arachnid Quarter, Plague Quarter, Military Quarter, Construct Quarter, and Frostwyrm Lair).

To get into the first wing for free, just log on during the launch event coming up next month and begin fighting those undead nasties. The other wings will be 700 gold ($6.99) per wing, or you can purchase them in a bundle for $24.99. The event will include some old fiends from Warcraft: Anub’Rekhan, Grand Widow Faerlina, and Maexxna. Once you beat them all you can challenge yourself with Heroic Mode and gain access to a new card back for your collection.

So start hoarding your gold in Hearthstone as the Undead approach!

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via: Our Review source: Official Hearthstone Blog

Hold on to Your Blocks: There’s a Huge Minecraft – Pocket Edition Update Coming July 10!

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

Mojang has dug deep and announced the 0.9.0 update for Minecraft: Pocket Edition. This is their biggest update yet with infinite worlds, abandoned mineshafts, villages, caves, and an insane amount of new blocks and items including Monster Eggs and huge mushroom blocks. Mojang has also added biomes from the PC version including mesas, jungles, swamps, and extreme hills. The biomes will have the new feature generator that makes lakes, vines, and the always exciting monster rooms.

Players will be able to tame wolves and fight new mobs including Slimes, Endermen, Silverfish, and the diabolical Mooshrooms. Alongside a bunch of bug fixes, the interaction button has been revamped so you won’t accidentally sucker-punch your new wolf companion.

Will all these additions and so much more packed into the 0.9.0 update, now is a great time to pick up Minecraft: Pocket Edition. The game is available on the app store for $6.99.

via: Our Review

Chills, Thrills, and Gambling are Abound in Talisman’s Latest Update

Posted by on July 3rd, 2014
iPad Only App - Designed for iPad

Nomad Games, has just released Version 3.4 of Talisman. The update includes a new game setup screen, new font, Language and text fixes, the ‘View Board’ option, and the Gambler character pack. The Gambler has the special ability to tempt fate by rolling 1 die and add his Craft against another player he lands on. If the gambler’s score is equal to or higher than the other character’s score, he gains 1 fate. Otherwise, he must choose to lose 1 fate or 1 life. He can also discard fate after a die roll to reduce the odds.

Recently Nomad also gave us the Frostmarch expansion pack. It included 4 new characters (Necromancer, Leprechaun, Warlock, and Ogre Chieftain), 84 Adventure Cards, 20 Spells, 24 Warlock Quest cards and new alternative ending rules.

You can face the Ice Queen and her frozen minions for $4.99, and snag the Gambler character pack for $0.99.

via: Our Talisman Review
Godfire: Rise of Prometheus Review

Godfire: Rise of Prometheus Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Prometheus brought the fire of inspiration to mankind at the cost of his own freedom. It's a shame a spark didn't fall on Godfire.

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Talisman Review

Talisman Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
While it may be a little long in the tooth, Talisman is still a classic board game with checking out. And for only about a tenth of the price!

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Warhammer 40,000: Carnage Review

Warhammer 40,000: Carnage Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Warhammer 40,000: Carnage is a very straightforward action game that knows it, and maximizes the strengths it has.

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Paranormal Agency: The Ghosts of Wayne Mansion Review

Paranormal Agency: The Ghosts of Wayne Mansion Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
A fairly dependable Hidden Object/casual adventuring game, Paranormal Agency: The Ghosts of Wayne Mansion is fun, if short.

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Transport Tycoon Receives Easter Update: Tweaks Soundtrack and Adds More Features

Posted by on April 4th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

31x Limited’s management simulation game Transport Tycoon has just received an Easter update.

First up, the soundtrack has been remastered by the game’s original composer, John Broomhall; the new music can be selected in the game options. Also, there are new levels with five new scenarios, revamped tutorials, new achievements (some of which are hidden), and bug fixes.

We had an opportunity to look at the game in the fall of last year, and liked it. Transport Tycoon is available on the App Store for $6.99.

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via: Our Review
Autumn Dynasty Warlords Review

Autumn Dynasty Warlords Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Autumn Dynasty Warlords is an innovative strategy game that combines both RTS and turn-based elements as it sets players on an epic quest for the ultimate domination of China.

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UHR-Warlords Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
The only thing wrong with UHR-Warlords' sublime strategic battles is that there aren't more of them.

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Daniel Kaplan, Business Developer for Mojang, announced some pretty big news for Minecraft – Pocket Edition yesterday. The Pocket Edition team has begun to rework the game’s code in order to allow for the generation of worlds that are much larger than those that are currently (and kind of disappointingly) available.

More stuff is planned to roll out along with it of course, including updated inventory and AI systems, and it looks like wolves maybe? There’s no real indication of just how much bigger these new worlds will actually be, however it’s definitely promising news. As of now there’s no specific release date in sight, but it’s definitely something to keep an eye out for.

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source: Mojang
FaceCrypt Plus Password Keeper Review

FaceCrypt Plus Password Keeper Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Offering some fairly competent facial recognition software, FaceCrypt is a secure way of storing data and files safely away from prying eyes.

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Order & Chaos Online Receives 18th Update, Adds Two Brand-New Dungeons With a New Story Arc

Posted by on January 29th, 2014
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Order & Chaos Online has received its 18th update, adding two new dungeons: The Ruins of Vliya Temple and The Fate of Collapse. Along with the new dungeons comes a brand new story arc that will be continued throughout multiple upcoming updates as players hunt down the Archbishop of the Flame Abbey. The update also brings new items and mounts that celebrate the Chinese New year and Valentine’s Day.

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New Calendars 5 Update Focuses on Bringing People Together

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

The latest update for Calendars 5 is sporting a number of improvements; many of which specifically involve organizing plans with other people.

The new ‘Smart Input’ as they’re calling it will allow you to simply type in a person’s name, event, and even a location while Calendars 5 does the rest. Want to schedule a meeting with Chuck Finley at a nearby diner? Well just type in “Meet Chuck Finley at Diner” and the app will pull up a list of diners in the area, along with the meeting information. Select the place you want, verify, then send an invite straight to his email address. And for the record, yes. That was totally a Burn Notice reference.

The update also allows users to import ICS files, as well as including a new Notification Center that helps manage all those invites they’re bound to be getting. Existing users can download the new Calendars 5 update right now, and potential new users can purchase the app for $6.99.

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Dream-X Review

Dream-X Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Dream-X is a new mind-map creation offering that aims to give users a blank canvas to put down their initial ideas.

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Not all games age elegantly. Though while Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is certainly showing its age, everything that made it great still shows through brilliantly.

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Carcassonne – The Princess and Dragon Expansion Arrives on the App Store for $1.99

Posted by on December 17th, 2013
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The Princess and Dragon expansion has made its way to Carcassonne, adding new strategies with the inclusion of the Dragon, the Princess, the Fairy, and Magic Portals to the game board. The expansion is now available to download through an in-app purchase for $1.99.

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via: Our Review

Pandemic: The Board Game gets a new expansion pack that lets users gain access to six new experts to add to their disease-fighting team. It also adds 8 new event cards that can be used to help users on their quest to save humanity. The On the Brink expansion is now available for $1.99 through in-app purchase.

Infinity Blade III is set to get a new update this Thursday, December 19, bringing a new free expansion for all users to download. Ausar Rising features environments from the original Infinity Blade castle, and lets players obtain the sixth and final infinity weapon. The update also lets users fight a new dragon, play a higher difficulty mode, earn the ability to level up weapons to level 20, and much more.

via: Our Review source: Infinity Blade

Latest Update for Minecraft – Pocket Edition Adds Improves the Look, Expands the View, and Adds Lots of New Stuff

Posted by on December 12th, 2013
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Remember when Minecraft – Pocket Edition first came out and people were disappointed because it paled so much in comparison to the PC version? Well those differences have been slowly disappearing over the past two years. In fact, this latest update (0.8.0) is purported to be the biggest one yet. And based on what I’m seeing in the notes, I’m inclined to agree!

What do you get when you update Minecraft – Pocket Edition this time? Not much; just mine carts, textures lifted from the PC version, new blocks like carpets and iron bars, more crops, several additions to Creative Mode, improved lighting, an increased view distance, and more. Check below for the update notes. Or, you know, just download it already.

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What’s New in Version 0.8.0
- Minecarts, rails, and powered rails!
- The view distance has been massively increased. Check the options menu for more!
- New textures and colours taken directly from the PC version
- New blocks: carpets, more wood types, hay bales, iron bars, and more
- New crops and food types, including beetroot, carrots, potatoes and pumpkins. Now you can cook new soups, pies, and more!
- A bunch of new items for Creative and Survival, including clocks and compasses
- More blocks and items to use in Creative Mode: including jungle wood, ice, bedrock, shears, dyes, and tall grass
- New AI: mobs are now more intelligent and you can even breed your own animals
- A new Creative Mode inventory with tabs
- New functionality and tweaks to existing blocks and items. Bonemeal lets you grow new cool stuff!
- Improved lighting and fog effects
- Loads of bugs fixed, and possibly some added.

via: Our Review
Elixir: The League Of Immortality Review

Elixir: The League Of Immortality Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Offering a fun mystery in need of solving, Elixir: The League of Immortality is an entertaining casual adventure game.

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Lords of Waterdeep Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Lords of Waterdeep is an elegant D&D-themed board game port that fans can enjoy in both single and multiplayer modes.

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Frozen: Storybook Deluxe Lets Users Play or Read in Disney’s Newest World

Posted by on November 18th, 2013
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Frozen: Storybook Deluxe is Disney’s latest app based on the upcoming animated film, where users get to travel with Anna as she sets off to find her sister. The app is designed for beginning readers, and features multiple storytelling options like reading alone, recording their voice, and listening to the narration with text. It also lets users flip their device upside-down or right-side-up to hear the Frozen story told by either Anna on one side or Elsa on the other.

Users can also create and build scenes with the ice craft tools, play games, and solve ice puzzles.

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Lunar Silver Star Story Touch is Expecting a Major Graphics Update With iOS 7 Controller Support

Posted by on November 11th, 2013
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Lunar Silver Star Story Touch has recently been updated to fix a number of bugs revolving around iOS 7. Yeah, yeah. Whatever. The important story here is that there is a significant graphics update set to release for iPhone 5 and 5s. This “major update” is said to be coming soon and will also add iOS 7 controller support. At least we don’t have to worry about the game crashing during lengthy battles while we wait for the new update!

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via: Our Review
Mystery Of The Opera HD Review

Mystery Of The Opera HD Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
With a theatrical flourish, this casual adventure game proves quite entertaining.

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Silent Valley: Mystery Mansion Review

Silent Valley: Mystery Mansion Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Spooky thrills and some entertaining puzzles await those who check out this casual adventure game.

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Transport Tycoon Receives a Transport Full of New Features and Fixes in the Latest Update

Posted by on October 31st, 2013
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Transport Tycoon got some enhancements in its latest update where players can now customize names for each station and vehicle in their game. Also, as a freebie for the fans, users have access to the original and remixed versions of the classic Transport Tycoon theme for use as their phone’s ringtone. The update also lets users change the autosave feature in the settings so that it can work as a timer instead.

Make sure to check it out! Oh, and check out the new Halloween-themed loading screen!

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via: Our Review

Rich Dad Poor Dad Clutch Learning Offers Interactive Lessons That Expand on the Rich Dad Poor Dad Experience

Posted by on October 29th, 2013
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Rich Dad Poor Dad Clutch Learning is a new app for the iPad, offering a way to learn from the best-selling book. The app features interactive lessons with images, videos, social connectivity, and gaming elements to expand on the user’s experience.

“It’s a hard fact that most people aren’t given the tools to learn how to make themselves financially successful,” said Shane Caniglia, President of The Rich Dad Company and Head of Rich Dad Interactive, in a press release. “This has been a challenge The Rich Dad Company has been working to address for years. With today’s launch of Clutch, we’ve taken a major step towards making Rich Dad’s lessons of how to take control of your future and escape the rat race more effective and easier to learn than ever before.”

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