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Dizzy Knight review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Emily Sowden on October 12th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: DIZZYING ACTION
Dizzy Knight is a decent time-waster overall, but doesn't quite satisfy the craving for a good adventure game
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Monster Hunter Stories review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Emily Sowden on October 6th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: MONSTIES AND POOGIES
It may be a bit of a steep price point, but Monster Hunter Stories absolutely oozes quality and has plenty to keep you busy with
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5 mobile games like Minecraft for iPhone and iPad

Posted by Emily Sowden on September 28th, 2018

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Remember when Minecraft was all the rage? Back before battle royale became the coolest thing to play it was all about the sandbox survival game… though it's apparently still rated one of the most watched video games on YouTube.

Minecraft is one of those games you think you're going to hate, but once you start playing it's rather hard to stop. Whether you're going about in survival mode or just having a bit of fun in creative mode, there's something for mostly everyone.

When it comes to getting the Minecraft experience on mobile there are a few games you can dig into. One won't be surprising at all, of course, but the others should give you food for thought.

BestLuck review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on September 10th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME
This puzzle adventure is full of half-baked ideas that result in a pretty forgettable experience.
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Why love matters in adventure games

Posted by Emily Sowden on August 21st, 2018

Alright, get your 'weeee-woooo' girly jokes out of the way early, folks, 'cos I'm about to crack open the lid on love in adventure games so hard the jar will shatter. Too much? Sorry, it's been a while.

Truthfully, I'd never really thought much on it when I was a nipper. Adventure games were, and are, my jam, but it's only been the past decade or so years that I've started paying attention to the plotlines more enthusiastically. It's not all about jumping from one deadly platform to the next – it's about WHY we're taking the leap.

After all, love comes in many shapes and sizes and affects people in a bunch of different ways. Plus, whether you want to admit it or not, love makes things a lot more interesting (yes, even the clichés).

Radiant One review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on August 6th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: SLEEPER HIT
Short as it may be, Radiant One is a powerful experience that’s absolutely worth having.
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Homo Machina review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on May 17th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: BRIEF BODY EXPERIENCE
Homo Machina is a lovingly-crafted adventure that’s over too soon.
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Still Here... Flight Adventure review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on April 26th, 2018
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: STILL WHERE?
Still Here... Flight Adventure suffers heavily from an identity crisis.
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The Mooseman review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on April 20th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: MYSTERIOUS MOOSE
This adventure game gets by mostly on its unique style.
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JoinDispatch review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on April 10th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: OK JOB JOINDISPATCH
This text-based adventure is a satirical take on the gig economy, but it also bites off a little more than it can chew.
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The Pillars of the Earth review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on April 5th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: ADVENTUROUS ANIMATION
The Pillars of the Earth is an amazing narrative-driven adventure game with a unique setting and cast of characters.
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Somewhere: The Vault Papers review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on March 15th, 2018
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: A ROUGH ADVENTURE
This text-based adventure has an intriguing story, but everything else about it holds it back.
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Holy Potatoes! We're In Space? Guide - How to Mash Your Opponents

Posted by Campbell Bird on March 2nd, 2018

Holy Potatoes! We’re In Space? is a great little space-faring adventure, but its combat isn’t always something you want to deal with. Luckily, with a ton of crafting and management systems to take advantage of, you can craft a ship that easily cruise through combat so you can just focus on the best parts of the game: The story and the characters. Here’s how to do exactly that:

Holy Potatoes! We're In Space? review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on March 1st, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: FASTER THAN LEGUMES
The second Holy Potatoes game on mobile offers some satisfying—though lite—space-faring action.
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Evoland 2 review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on February 28th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: EVO-BLAND
Evoland 2 packs in a bunch of references to classic games, but doles them out awkwardly.
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