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Murder in the Hotel Lisbon Review

Murder in the Hotel Lisbon Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
This old-school looking adventure games includes some new twists to keep its murder mystery plot entertaining throughout.

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Wooga, makers of Pearl’s Peril and Diamond Dash, have announced that Agent Alice is coming soon for iPhone and iPad.

The hidden object game sets players in a supernatural adventure in the 1960s as Agent Alice. She will have to visit exotic locations and discover hidden clues in order to thwart Oberon’s plans for our world. The game will be released in episodes, with free weekly content after launch.

Keep an eye out for Agent Alice when it launches on February 26.

Hero Emblems Review

Hero Emblems Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Match-three to defeat waves of monsters in this challenging puzzle RPG.

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Syberia (Full) Review

Syberia (Full) Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
The well-regarded PC game lives on - quite well - on iOS.

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The Surprisingly Great Ninja Smasher is on Sale for a Limited Time

Posted by on January 13th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Ninja Smasher, the Metroidvania style action game by Rogue Ninja, is on sale.

The game will have you jumping around smashing monsters and exploring dungeons in you quest to save the princess. Ninja Smasher touts some adorable 8Bit graphics and fun chip tune music giving the game a fun retro feel.

You can pick up Ninja Smasher for $0.99 for limited time.

via: Our Review
Castle – Never Judge a Book By Its Cover Review

Castle – Never Judge a Book By Its Cover Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Hidden Object and casual gaming fans will like what Castle - Never Judge a Book By Its Cover has to offer.

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Game of Thrones – A Telltale Games Series Review

Game of Thrones – A Telltale Games Series Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Take command of House Forrester as they play the Game of Thrones.

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Sol Invictus Review

Sol Invictus Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Sol Invictus is a pretty enjoyable sequel to Cubus Games's Heavy Metal Thunder, which was itself a similarly fun adventure game book.

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AR-K 2 English Point and Click Adventure Review

AR-K 2 English Point and Click Adventure Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
This point-and-click adventure game is almost so middling it's good, but only almost.

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Bertram Fiddle: Episode One: A Dreadly Business Review

Bertram Fiddle: Episode One: A Dreadly Business Review

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Through Mr Fiddle tends to amble at a snail's pace, his adventure still offers fun and intrigue.

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Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath is an excellent example of how to meld gaming styles into one great experience, all while crafting a fascinating universe.

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Escape From LaVille 2 Review

Escape From LaVille 2 Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Escape from LaVille 2 wants to be moody and atmospheric, but it's really not that interesting.

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Space Age: A Cosmic Adventure Review

Space Age: A Cosmic Adventure Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
This beautiful game captures the wonder and mystery of discovering a new planet, but doesn't stick to its strengths throughout.

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Tomb Raider II Review

Tomb Raider II Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Awkward virtual controls mean that any fondness for the source material of Tomb Raider II soon fades.

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Clockwork Adventure Game Syberia is Now Available in One Complete Package

Posted by on December 5th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Fans of Kate Walker, clockwork automatons, or adventure games in general take note: Syberia is now available on the App Store – in full.

The game follows Kate Walker, a lawyer from New York, who must travel to across Europe in search of an inventor named Hans. Of course, what was supposed to be a simple matter of getting a few signatures and overseeing the sale of an old factory will turn out to be far more complicated (and interesting) than that.

Whereas before you could only download the game in separate parts, now you can get your hands on this classic in a single app. So all that surreal, almost Myst-like adventure is yours for the taking. And you can finally keep it all in once place.

This new, full version of Syberia is available now as a universal download for $6.99.

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Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove HD Review

Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove HD Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
A decent new installment for the popular Mystery Case Files series.

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FRAMED Review

FRAMED Review

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Rearrange comic book-like panels to change the outcome of a story in this noir-ish, thrilling puzzle game.

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One of the more exciting gaming developments that has come about thanks to the rise of tablets and the iPad in particular is the resurgence of the adventure game. Touchscreen gaming lends itself perfectly to this kind of experience, and various indie developers are embracing its potential.

One such development studio is that of Belfast-based Billy Goat Entertainment. The studio is currently in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign for their upcoming title, Her Majesty’s Spiffing, which is a quirky space-based adventure. While the campaign is focused on rewarding PC owning pledgers, there are plans for an iOS release. We took the time to learn more from founder, William Barr.


148Apps: How did Billy Goat Entertainment come about? And why the quirky name?
William Barr (WB): The company came about out of necessity seeing as I carelessly decided to leave a job I wasn’t fond of (despite the meagre yet reliable monthly paychecks) and no one else would hire me! As for the name, I’m very much a child of the 90s, a time when every company needed to have some form of anthropomorphic cartoon animal mascot. I’m also incredibly conceited – Billy is of course a common abbreviation of William. These two factors contributed to the choice of name and the fact that we have a Cashmere Goat as our mascot!

Continue reading The Challenges of Kickstarting a Project and why Her Majesty’s Spiffing should be Hilarious »

Secret Files Sam Peters Now Available

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

Secret Files Sam Peters, is the new installment of the Secret Files adventure series by Deep Silver. The game takes players on an point-and-click adventure to the heart of the Ghanaian jungle to investigate the mysterious algae living at a crater site near Lake Bosumtwi.

You play as journalist Sam Peters, who appeared in Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis, as she finds her way through the thick jungles and escapes demon-like creatures from African folklore.

Pick up Secret Files Sam Peters for $2.99 on the App Store.

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The Incident developer Big Bucket has announced that its next game, Space Age, will be releasing this week on the App Store.

Space Age is described as a ‘cosmic adventure’ set in the futuristic world of 1976. Following a band of intergalactic explorers who land on Kepler-16, a seemingly uninhabited planet, it’s soon discovered that something is very familiar and strange about this planet.

You”ll be able to welcome Space Age into your world pretty soon, with the game set to come out for iOS on November 6th.

UPDATE: Due to the review process taking longer than expected, Space Age is now set to launch on November 13th.

Swap Heroes Review

Swap Heroes Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Rotate a cast of heroes to fend of waves of monsters in this difficult, puzzle rpg.

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Republique: Episode 3 Review

Republique: Episode 3 Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Providing more storyline and more intrigue, Republique: Episode 3 is a fun journey if a little repetitive in places.

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Fighting Fantasy: Caverns of the Snow Witch Review

Fighting Fantasy: Caverns of the Snow Witch Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Fighting Fantasy: Caverns of the Snow Witch is a sterling release from Tin Man Games, as per usual.

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Puzzle to the Center of the Earth Review

Puzzle to the Center of the Earth Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Do some puzzles to make some platforms in this smart and fun free-to-play cave mining adventure.

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The Silent Age Episode 2 Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Rounding off a great point and click adventure comes The Silent Age Episode 2.

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Unbroken, by John Araujo, promises a hack and slash style game of adventure across the world of Midrune with you taking on the role of the “Unbroken”: a hero with the mysterious power to move between timelines.

The game uses 2 tap controls (jump and attack) instead of gestures or joysticks and pits you against a variety of dark enemies. It’s beautiful retro-style graphics with a limited palate give it a creepy haunted feel.

Araujo has not stated a release date for Unbroken yet, but for now you can check out a few visuals on the new site.

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Auro, by Dinofarm Games, is coming soon to iOS. The game lets players try out Bumping Tactics, where they push a monster back one tile, and stun them for one turn.

You play as Prince Auro as he explores procedurally generated dungeons and fights a variety of monsters by shoving them into the water or each other. The Prince is equipped with nine spells to help him battle his way through the forces of evil and you can choose either Story Mode where you play through his first quest or Play Mode to explore at your leisure.

There is no set release date, but Dinofarm Games assures us that Auro is coming soon.

Loot Raiders Review

Loot Raiders Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
This menu-based loot game is suitable to compel those with pretty extreme loot lust.

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Faraway Kingdom – Dragon Raiders Review

Faraway Kingdom – Dragon Raiders Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Build a kingdom and go questing in this fantasy-themed questing game that borrows from successful titles like Tiny Tower.

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Adventure Xpress Review

Adventure Xpress Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Match three in your epic quest to deliver the mail across this quirky, fantasy landscape.

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