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Cosmic Explorer: Redshift Review

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By Jennifer Allen on March 23rd, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: LACKS SPARK
Cosmic Explorer: Redshift is an adventure game full of decisions, but it lacks emotion.
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Stan Lee's Hero Command Review

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By Jennifer Allen on March 23rd, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: DULL ADVENTURING
Being a superhero really shouldn't be this unexciting.
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Questerium: Sinister Trinity Review

iPad App - Designed for iPad
By Jennifer Allen on March 20th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: STEADY FUN
A decent example of the casual adventuring genre, Questerium: Sinister Trinity should appeal to the laid-back fan.
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Paper Monsters Recut Review

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By Jennifer Allen on March 19th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: SAFE PLATFORMS
Paper Monsters Recut looks very charming but it's a little derivative.
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Paper Dungeons Review

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By Campbell Bird on March 19th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: DIY DUNGEONS
This game attempts to capture the magic of tabletop dungeon crawling in video game form, and it does so, but with mixed results.
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Catapult Yourself Towards Glory in The Sleeping Prince: Royal Edition - Now $1.99 and IAP Free

Posted by Jessica Fisher on March 19th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: RESTRICTIVE KINGDOM SAVING :: Read Review »

The Sleeping Prince: Royal Edition, by Signal Studios, has gone fully premium and done away with in app purchases. The evil Sydney Slime has cursed the Cloudreach Kingdom to sleep, and as Prince Perilous it's your job to save them. The only problem is that you're also cursed. Use the prince's magic to fling him through each puzzle and rescue Princess Leona.

You can download The Sleeping Prince: Royal Edition for $1.99 (and nothing else) now.

Avernum 2 is Coming to iOS on April 15th

Posted by Jessica Fisher on March 18th, 2015

Spiderweb Software is bringing the next chapter of Avernum, their epic underworld fantasy, on April 15.

Avernum 2 will have you returning to the underground world where the Empire has decided to finally annihilate your people. It's time to fight back! The game has over 100 towns and dungeons to explore and over 60 spells and battle disciplines to master. With three different quests to fight the empire, dozens of side quests, and hundreds of magical artifacts to discover, the game offers over 50 hours of gameplay.

You can repel the invading armies of the empire in Avernum 2 this spring.

The Hero of Kendrickstone Review

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By Jennifer Allen on March 17th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: GRIPPING YARN
The Hero of Kendrickstone is a gripping and intriguing adventure gamebook app.
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Party like It's 1849 - Gold Rush! Anniversary is Now Available for the iPad

Posted by Jessica Fisher on March 17th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Sunlight Games GmbH has released the Anniversary edition of Gold Rush! for the iPad.

Now you can replay the classic 80s game with touch controls, over 130 pre-rendered images, animated scenes, and new music and voice-overs. You'll be crossing time and space to return to the age of the California Gold Rush. You'll take on the role of Jerrod Wilson as he travels one of three paths to his fortune out west. The game includes a rich adventure full of history and classic American locales

Try your luck on the American frontier in Gold Rush! Anniversary HD for $4.99 on the App Store.

Dungeon Hunter 5 Coming on March 12

Posted by Jessica Fisher on March 3rd, 2015

Gameloft has excitedly announced that Dungeon Hunter 5 is on its way! Once again, you will adventure across the land of Valenthia exploring dungeons and fighting monsters. The game will have a new asynchronous multiplayer mode called Strongholds which lets you create a customizable base that you can defend and raid your opponents bases. There will also be a new evolution system for your gear so you can upgrade as you go. Dungeon Hunter 5 comes with a single player campaign with 5 realms and tons of dungeons. If you don't want to go it alone, you can hire friends or other players as allies.

Dungeon Hunter 5 will be available on March 12th for iOS.

Knights of Pen & Paper is Leveling Up! The Sequel is Under Way.

Posted by Jessica Fisher on March 3rd, 2015

With the roll of a die and a critical success, Paradox Interactive has announced Knights of Pen & Paper 2! You'll be taking your place at the table once again in this sequel to Knights of Pen & Paper +1 Edition. The game will introduce the new ruleset, new races such as Dwarves and Elves, an updated combat system, new crafting and loot, and the old 8-bit graphics have been tossed out for a sweet new 16-bit look. There is so much to get excited about!

“When you allow people at your company to dress up in wizard robes and suits of armor, sometimes you wind up with games like Knights of Pen & Paper 2,” said Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive.

Start sharpening your swords and studying your spells, because Knights of Pen & Paper 2 is coming on May 14th.

Travel Back to the 1980s With the Making Of Trailer for Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic.

Posted by Jessica Fisher on March 2nd, 2015

Headup Games has released a hilarious making of video for its upcoming title, Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic. The game is a RPG/Roguelike where you control three heroes set to save the township of Pixton from an evil cult called The Sons of Dawn. They're going to summon up some ancient, terrible god so you had better work fast to thwart the cult's efforts. You'll have thirty hero classes to unlock, each with individual skills and attributes as well as a ton of procedurally generated weapons to choose from. Once you have your party, you'll be ready to face the thirteen dungeons and their epic bosses. With your characters facing permadeath, will you be able to make it all the way to the final dungeon? If you don't, you can always mourn your dead in the graveyard which displayed past heroes statistics and causes of death.

You'll be able to download Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic March 5th.

RPG Rusted Emeth Review

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By Campbell Bird on February 24th, 2015
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: RUSTY MECHANICS
This role playing game does a good job of looking like its old school ancestors, but some technical flaws keep it from capturing the same magic.
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Prince Jam Matches to the Rescue in Rovio's New Match 3, Jolly Jam

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 19th, 2015
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Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: TASTY JAM :: Read Review »

Rovio Entertainment has released a new match-3 game called Jolly Jam - where you'll play as Prince Jam as you try to save Princess Honey and the Jelly Kingdom from the evil boss.

The game is delightfully adorable with its cute characters and bright graphics. It offers hundreds of levels, epic combo attacks, and an adventure across the Jelly Kingdom from Lemonade Lake to the Chocolate Mountains. It also features a new mechanic to match-3 games that lets you draw a box around matching jellies to complete levels.

You can download Jolly Jam for free on the App Store.

Page Turner Narborion Saga is Back with Book II: The God of Orcs Coming Out in March

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 19th, 2015
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Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: CHOOSE YOUR PATH :: Read Review »

Liber Primus Games has announced they will be releasing the next chapter of their action-adventure story, Narborion Saga Book II: The God of Orcs in March.

The story, written by Sylvia Finali and Dr Tom Pollak (former editor-in-chief of Dragon magazine), will remain in the fantasy genre but will use a whole new game engine called SagaScribe. This will let readers have more customizable options and features. Players will also be able to scan an image of their table top figurine into the game and have more options for character creation, spell crafting and arena fight training.

There's a lot to look forward to, really. If you haven't checked out the original Narborion Saga, you can download it for free on the App Store.