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E3 2014 - Soul Guardians: Age of Midgard is a Super-Flashy Action RPG Worth Your Attention

Posted by Rob Rich on June 16th, 2014

One of the more surprising iOS surprises to come out of E3 last week was the seemingly out of nowhere online action RPG Soul Guardians: Age of Midgard.

I've seen my fair share of action RPGs on the App Store before, but Soul Guardians displays a cool mix of colorful style and ridiculously over-the-top attack animations that really stand out. You'll be able to collect monster cards, which can then be used as upgradeable special attacks. Seriously, there's a ton of action to shove in your face, and you'll be able to share it all with your friends or random strangers through online co-op.

Soul Guardians: Age of Midgard should be coming to the App Store within the next couple of weeks for free.

Warhammer 40,000: Carnage Review

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By Carter Dotson on May 13th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: BRUTALITY
Warhammer 40,000: Carnage is a very straightforward action game that knows it, and maximizes the strengths it has.
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Slingshot Braves Review

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By Jennifer Allen on April 28th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: RPG BASED BILLIARDS
Changing around the action RPG motif works well for this fun if messy title.
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Wayward Souls Review

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By Carter Dotson on April 24th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: CARRY ON
Wayward Souls is a roguelike-inspired action-RPG that sets a high bar for other games to compare to.
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Wayward Souls Preview Stream Recap: See the Tower Area and Hats

Posted by Carter Dotson on April 21st, 2014

Rocketcat Games joined our Twitch channel late last week to stream Wayward Souls with us. For the first time, see the first boss of the game defeated, and see large chunks of the second area of the game, the Tower, with a couple of the game's characters. The game releases on April 24.

We've shared YouTube videos of some of the highlights, along with a recap of the entire stream, containing information on the process of the game's development and what players can expect when it releases.

See the first area of the game defeated with Renee the Rogue:

Renee the Rogue running through the Tower, the second area of the game:

As well, Blythe the Warrior makes a lengthy run through the Tower, but can it be successful? As well, check out some of Wayward Souls' hats that will be available, including some of the early adopter hats:

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Lightbringers: Saviors of Raia Review

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By Carter Dotson on April 10th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: BETTER TOGETHER
This cross-platform online multiplayer RPG is technically ambitious, but it isn't a perfect play experience.
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Brain Seal Announces RPG Dark Quest 2: Castle of Doom, Due Out Later this Year

Posted by Tre Lawrence on March 24th, 2014

Brain Seal Entertainment has announced its new game, Dark Quest 2: Castle of Doom. The 2D RPG action game is due out at the end of the year as a universal app.

According to information provided by Brain Seal, players will be able to control a party of three heroes that each have differing attributes, a story-based campaign that can be played with friends, survival elements, and randomly generated maps.

The game is forecasted to cost $4.99 and to not have any in-app purchases.

Joystick Replay Brings PC/Console Favorite Darkstone to iOS

Posted by Tre Lawrence on March 24th, 2014
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Darkstone, the RPG thriller that has roots on PC and Playstation, is now available for iOS courtesy of Joystick Replay (via Microids). Thus, the evil Draak can be battled on Apple devices.

The gameplay should be familiar to folks who have played the other ports. The game itself features improvable heroes, localized subtitles, real-time play, plenty of weapons, and hundreds of enemies - among other things. Most importantly, the experience has been specifically tailored for touchscreens.

Darkstone is free (with optional in-app purchases) and available on the App Store.

Funcell123 Releases New Game Age of Warriors to Canadian App Store, Global Release Imminent

Posted by Tre Lawrence on March 24th, 2014
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Funcell123 has just released Age of Warriors, which is a 3D real-time RPG adventure, to the Canadian App Store; its release to the global App Store should follow shortly.

The free game features engaging graphics, several maps to explore, leaderboards, the ability to train characters, and hero classes. There are in-app purchases to help shape gameplay.

Demonrock: War of Ages Review

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By Carter Dotson on February 28th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: DEMONOKAY
Demonrock: War of Ages mashes together multiple RPG and strategy genres for its gameplay, but it just doesn't quite come together.
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Bug Heroes 2 Review

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By Rob Rich on February 20th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: A SWARM WELCOME
Bug Heroes 2 doesn’t simply succeed in reaching the rather high bar Foursaken Media has already set for itself; it breezes past it almost effortlessly.
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Eternity Warriors 3 Review

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By Jennifer Allen on January 14th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: SHALLOW YET SATISFYING
Eternity Warriors 3 might be shallow and very familiar, but that doesn't stop it from being a fun Diablo-style action RPG.
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The Shadow Sun Review

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By Rob Rich on December 19th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: ROUGH AND TUMBLE
The Shadow Sun is a bit awkward to play and needs some polishing, but look beyond that and it’s actually an incredibly competent action-RPG.
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Oceanhorn Review

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By Carter Dotson on November 19th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: SET ADRIFT
Oceanhorn is a beautiful and ambitious game, but it's missing that special something to make it great.
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Reaper: Tale of a Pale Swordsman

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By Phil Bickle on October 1st, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: PALE AND PROUD
Reaper: Tale of a Pale Swordsman is a fun and engaging action RPG for phones and one of the best iPhone games I have played this year.
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