Posts Tagged Chillingo

Fury of the Gods Review

Fury of the Gods Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
It's not nice to fool Mother Nature, but it's extremely unwise to launch an assault against The Olympians.

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Angry Birds Goes Free For the First Time

Posted by on March 7th, 2013
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Angry Birds, the biggest selling game of all time with over 1 billion downloads has gone free on the App Store for the first time. On the off chance that you haven’t bought it yet, grab it now for guaranteed fun. Both the iPhone version and the iPad Version are free for a week week as the App Store App of the Week.

The Gods: Rebellion Review

The Gods: Rebellion Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
The Gods: Rebellion is very similar to the God of War series, but should be fun for mobile gamers looking for a similar title.

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Puzzle Craft Releases New Treasure Hunt Update

Posted by on February 27th, 2013
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Let the hunting begin. Chillingo has released a free update for their award-winning title, Puzzle Craft, called Treasure Hunt. In this new update you’ll be able to hunt for chests to discover rare treasures. Also, there will be new buildings, workers, and tools along with an increased level cap to 60.

New gameplay:
- Build an Archaeologist to find treasure chests; open the chests with the correct chains of tiles to get valuable treasures.
- Build a Museum to unlock new collections; find unique items in treasure chests and complete collections to get an XP bonus.
- Max. level changed from 35 to 60
- Max. number of Workers for Hire changed to 75

via: Our Review
Cyto Review

Cyto Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Follow the story of blue amoeba that has lost his memory and must find a way to collect all this scattered memories across three worlds and 81 different puzzles.

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Fling The King for Free with Swing King

Posted by on February 19th, 2013
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Swing King, the physics-based puzzle game from Chillingo, is now available for free. In our review, Michael Halloran wrote “Swing King currently houses 92 different levels that span across several well-designed worlds. I would have to say that there is more than enough content to be played and I’m hopeful even more levels will be released in future updates.”

via: Our Review
Flick Champions Winter Sports Review

Flick Champions Winter Sports Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
If you thought winter sports were boring before, boy do you have another thing coming.

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Rock Runners Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
An auto-running platformer that will surely test your reflexes. Race for the best time through over 140 levels across multiple worlds.

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Be Together Review

Be Together Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Be Together follows the story of two lovers who are separated by evil forces and must fight to overcome obstacles to one again be reunited.

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Chillingo in partnership with Samsung have announced their plans to develop a new indie-focused game developer portal, 100% Indie. While on the surface the message is to create a resource to inspire game developers to create great games, the end goal is to promote Android game submissions for the Samsung Apps market.

Chillingo co-founders Chris Byatte and Joe Wee are spearheading the new initiative to inspire mobile game developers which they have declared is Chillingo’s “next big thing.” The 100% Indie program will be a website dedicated to bringing inspirational and informative articles to experienced and new game developers alike. Content for the 100% Indie site will come from more than just game developers though with filmmakers, musicians, and other creative types expected to contribute to the site to create a library of content all focused on helping developers make better games.

The end goal with the website is to draw the interest of developers by providing them with inspirational materials while hopefully persuading them to submit Android games to the Samsung Apps market. Fairly aggressive revenue share has been announced that ramps up, in tiers, to the industry standard 70% two years after launch of the program.

“Developers will receive 100% revenue from March 4, 2013 – September 3, 2013, 90% revenue share from September 4, 2013 – March 3, 2014, 80% revenue share from March 4, 2014 – March 3, 2015, and after March 4, 2015 on Samsung Apps, developers will begin receiving the industry-standard 70% revenue share.”

Developer submitting games to the Samsung Apps market through the 100% Indie program won’t need to be exclusive. Those same games can be released on there other Android app markets as well. It should also be noted that games submitted through this program will not go through the normal process Chillingo follows to help fine-tune the game. Chillingo will be doing just “light curation” to the games submitted in the program.

It must be pointed out that Chillingo isn’t very well known for their Android support. Until the past quarter they had just dipped a cautious toe into the Android pool. But Chillingo still feels that they are in a perfect position to build the Samsung Apps catalog with games. “[Chillingo has] great relationships with great developers. Lots of our developers are cross-platform and have experience in Android” notes Mr. Byatte.

The 100% Indie portal launches today at http://www.100percentindie.com with the program kicking off officially on March 4th.

Pixel People Review

Pixel People Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Players beware: despite being simple and seemingly without any real purpose, Pixel People is inexplicably tough to put down.

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Tin Man Can Review

Tin Man Can Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Guide the tin robot through alternate dimensions! Make sure not to bump into things or risk falling into pits.

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Dingle Dangle Review

Dingle Dangle Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Tilt based controls both help and hinder this cute physics-based puzzle game.

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Wake The Cat Review

Wake The Cat Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Cute cats, simple controls and head scratching puzzles - what more could one need?

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Catch The Ark Review

Catch The Ark Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
We normally wouldn't condone mixing church and games, but in this case we are happily willing to make an exception.

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Swing King Review

Swing King Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Swing King is a physics puzzle game that follows the journey of a fluffy little king on a mission to take back his kingdom from enemies ready to ensnare him with their traps.

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Anomaly Korea Review

Anomaly Korea Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Anomaly Korea returns to the tower offense gameplay that made Anomaly: Warzone Korea so well-known, and despite only minor changes to the game, it remains a fun strategy game experience.

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Man in a Maze Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
A family-friendly maze puzzler that’s a little odd on the surface, but its humorous and varied gameplay makes it top-notch.

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Nitro Chimp Review

Nitro Chimp Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
It would be hard to screw up a game about a chimp on a motorcycle doing stunts. Nitro Chimp thankfully lives up to its radical premise.

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She-Ra Joins The Cast Of The Most Powerful Game In The Universe

Posted by on December 6th, 2012
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

He-Man: The Most Powerful Game In The Universe was updated today, adding many-an-adolescent-male’s fantasy woman, She-Ra, to the roster of playable characters. She’s got her own moves and her own “feminine take” on things, whatever that means. Enjoy the video below, but ignore the “paint the hoverbots pink” part. That’s just pandering nonsense.

Gameplay Enhancements
· New moves and power attacks
· Two new areas of Fright Zone
· New Storyline—for the first time ever play as She-Ra
· Swiftwind attack
· New control scheme with added buttons
· Performance fixes and new playability enhancements

via: Our Review

Anomaly Warzone Korea Preview

If you have played the first version of this game, Anomaly Warzone Earth you know that besides it’s fantastic graphics it offered original gameplay dubbed a reverse-tower defense. While there is a light story, the focus is on the great gameplay.

While there is just a light storyline, it continues in this sequel that once you finish the first game, the war is not over. It has moved from Tokyo, the scene of the first game, to Korea. In this sequel, everything has been taken to the next level, especially the graphics. Pawel gives a few details.

“We have made slight changes to the interface. In the game there are a lot of visual improvements. Lens flare, particle effects, dynamic lighting. With the first Anomaly we were unable to do these things due to [hardware] limitations. Now with the iPads we are able to implement [these features].”

Changes in Anomaly Warzone Korea include a new vehicle, new powers, and new enemies to battle. The biggest change though are new gameplay modes. In the first version the gameplay was similar from level to level. Korea includes modes that require special strategies.

Anomaly Warzone Korea will be out before Christmas this year, if at all possible. Developed by 11Bit Studios from Poland, and published by Chillingo. Hit the jump for more screens from the game.

Word Derby Review

Word Derby Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
I don't know how they did it, but Chillingo's released a racing/word game hybrid that actually feels a lot like a racing game. With words.

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Mini Dash Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
An adorable fast-paced platformer that is packed with hours of replay value.

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Sky Hero Review

Sky Hero Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Sky Hero looks and plays great, while also feeling derivative and non-essential.

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Pocket Festival Review

Pocket Festival Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Gamers work hard to create the biggest music festival ever in this freemium builder, but the gameplay doesn’t stand out enough to make this title a must-have.

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Endless Road Review

Endless Road Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
As the name suggests, Endless Road is an endless racer as players attempt to escape a collapsing road. It's a fun, if flawed, game.

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Pony Trails Review

Pony Trails Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
A restrictive control system damages this otherwise calming horse riding simulator.

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Max Awesome Review

Max Awesome Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Play as a stuntman across a selection of zany courses, and have a great amount of fun in the process!

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Storm the Train Review

Storm the Train Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Storm the Train joins a class of games with endless action and fist-bump worthy concepts, but it doesn't always live up to its concept.

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Swipe The Deck Review

Swipe The Deck Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Combining Match Three sensibilities and Poker moves, and you get Swipe The Deck - a fun if shallow multiplayer focused game.

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