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Dexter: Hidden Darkness Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on July 23rd, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: FAMILIAR PATTERN
Dexter: Hidden Darkness is a familiar Hidden Object gaming concept, but it'll entice fans.
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Super Awesome Quest Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on July 14th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: CASUAL RPG-ING
Super Awesome Quest is a fun if grind-heavy tile flipping RPG.
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Game of Dragons Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Jennifer Allen on July 1st, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: CASUAL THRILLS
Game of Dragons is a laid back casual adventure game, and it's quite relaxing.
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Byte Master Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on June 17th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: TECHY THREES
Byte Master might seem like a Threes! clone, but there's more going on underneath its surface.
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Ice Age Avalanche Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on June 1st, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: BEEN THERE
Ice Age Avalanche is a typical match-3 game. That can be good or bad, depending on your perspective.
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Languinis: Match and Spell Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on May 19th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: EXCELLENT MISHMASH
Languinis mixes word gaming and Match-3. It works well.
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SoccerDie Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on April 29th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: OFF-TARGET
SoccerDie mixes table football with shoot-em-up action, but it doesn't entirely work.
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Crack Attack! Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on April 21st, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: GENUINE TWIST
Crack Attack! is a fun twist on the Match-3 genre. No, really.
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Mega Drift Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on April 16th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: DRIFT HAPPY
Mega Drift is an entertaining way to pass a few minutes by drifting around corners.
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Pocket Ages Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on April 7th, 2015
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: PRETTY BUT SHALLOW
Pocket Ages is a fairly formulaic freemium town builder, and not a very exciting one at that.
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Hands-On With Allstar Heroes - A Promising Casual RPG

Posted by Jennifer Allen on March 27th, 2015

Let’s get this out of the way quickly. Allstar Heroes looks a lot like a certain other recent action RPG release, but it turns out that while it’s not yet available here, Allstar Heroes has been around for much longer than that other title. Now that copyright row is out of the way, I can say that Allstar Heroes seems pretty fun.

It’s not out here yet, with a release date being vaguely hinted at sometime next month, but it’s shaping up to be a fairly solid release.

You gather a team of fighters, then go from stage to stage taking out the enemies in your wake. It’s a simple take on an RPG really, as it can be fairly hands-off if you want. Combat is conducted automatically with you able to cast special attacks as and when the power bar builds up. There’s a campaign mode as well as PvP options, giving you plenty to do.

The fun, as always with these kind of games, stems from developing your team. You can do a lot in terms of helping your team level-up, with equipment playing a valuable role in helping your party out. Fill all the equipment slots on one character and these can be combined to make the character more powerful, starting back at the beginning equipment wise but with a considerable stats boost.

And that’s where Allstar Heroes should keep you interested. Evolving your characters and watching as they steadily develop is always a satisfying thing to see. While it would have been good to be able to manipulate the characters more in battle, it’s the kind of lightweight RPG experience that lends itself well to mobile gaming. You can get a lot done in the space of a few minutes, with the only restriction being having an internet connection available to you.

Given its lengthy release in China (it was released there in February, 2014), Allstar Heroes'US release can't be far off. I’ve got a good feeling that it’s going to be a pretty fun timesink when it does come out. We’ll be sure to keep you in the know.

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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QuestRun Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on March 17th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: FLAWED ADVENTURING
A casual take on the RPG, QuestRun is fun but has a few niggling problems.
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Flop Rocket Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on March 16th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: A SILLY BLAST
This arcade game feels like a silly mash up of Lunar Lander and Jetpack Joyride, which is mostly a good thing.
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Stick Cricket 2 Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on March 16th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: SPORTY STICKS
Stick Cricket 2 demonstrates the simple pleasures of timing a hit just right.
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