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Sanitarium review

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By Jennifer Allen on October 31st, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: DATED CREEPINESS
Sanitarium is a bizarre and creepy adventure game that feels pretty dated
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A Remake of Ancient Ys Vanished: Omen is Coming to iOS

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 22nd, 2015

DotEmu has announced that they are bringing a remake of the classic JRPG,Ys, to mobile devices.

An HD Release of Heroes of Might & Magic III will be Coming to iOS Soon

Posted by Jessica Fisher on December 12th, 2014

Recently, Ubisoft and DotEmu announced the Heroes of Might & Magic III – HD Edition, which will be releasing for iOS on January 29, 2015. You'll get seven campaign scenarios, 48 skirmish maps, and a multiplayer mode.

“Community is at the core of the Might & Magic series, and we wanted to thank their everlasting support by bringing back the epic tale of Queen Catherine Ironfist,” said Erwan le Breton, creative director of the franchise. “We wanted to keep the heart of what made Heroes III one of the most renowned titles of the series, while providing an enhanced visual experience and offering the possibility to also play the game on tablets”.

So rally your forces, as Heroes of Might & Magic III – HD Edition is coming to the App Store soon.

DotEmu Releases SHMUP and Adventure Game Bundles

Posted by Jessica Fisher on September 24th, 2014

DotEmu Games has bundled some of their most popular games together. The publisher has added new features to these retro games to keep them fresh and exciting, and the bundle packs save you a big chunk of change.

The DotEmu Classics – Shmup is $5.99 instead of $9.00, and comes with Raiden Legacy, R-Type, and R-Type II. You can also check out their DotEmu Classics – Adventure pack for the same price and you'll get Little Big Adventure and Another World. Last but not least, the biggest bundle is their DotEmu Classics – Hits pack. This one is $9.99 instead of $20.00, but you get all of the games from the Shmup and Adventure bundles.

You can check out all the awesome games in these bundles on the App Store now.

DotEmu Summer Sale Cuts Several Games' Prices to $0.99

Posted by Ellis Spice on August 21st, 2014

DotEmu have started a summer sale for their iOS catalogue, knocking the price of seven games down to just under a dollar for a limited time.

The games on sale are:

No end date has been announced for this sale, so you may not want to delay if you want any these games at this price!

King of Fighters '98 Review

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By Blake Grundman on August 6th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: ALMOST A KNOCKOUT
This "Best of" version of the King of Fighters series packs a serious punch, as long as you have a bluetooth controller at your disposal.
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Little Big Adventure Makes Enhancements, Adds Controller Support, and is on Sale

Posted by Ellis Spice on May 28th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: SNEAK DOWN MEMORY LANE :: Read Review »

Little Big Adventure publishers DotEmu have released an update for the retro classic, adding some enhancements that they hope will improve the experience on mobile and reducing the price to boot.

Alongside some minor bug fixes, pathfinding has been improved and made simpler. A new virtual pad control scheme has been added, as has support for game controllers. In addition to the control schemes, a new manual saving mode centered around area-based checkpoints has been added as well.

Little Big Adventure is available now on the App Store, on sale for $2.99.

Little Big Adventure Review

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By Jennifer Allen on March 27th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: SNEAK DOWN MEMORY LANE
A charming classic brought to iOS, Little Big Adventure maintains its charm but that control system is awkward.
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DotEmu Announces Upcoming Release of Retro Game Little Big Adventure for iOS Devices.

Posted by Tre Lawrence on March 13th, 2014

DotEmu has announced the imminent arrival of its new game called Little Big Adventure, which is due out later this month.

As with a lot of DotEmu games, this is a port of the iconic retro game of the same name. It chronicles the story of Twinsen, who is locked up for dreaming his way to finding out about future events; escaping lockup is the backdrop story. According to the publisher's release, there will be plenty of dialogue, puzzles, and characters.

Little Big Adventure will be coming to the App Store on March 27.

DotEmu Celebrates Their 7th Birthday by Discounting a Bunch of Their iOS Games to $0.99

Posted by Tre Lawrence on March 3rd, 2014

DotEmu, the prolific cross-platform development house, is marking it's seventh anniversary by slashing app prices by up to 80% - all the way down to $0.99 for a limited time.

Apps like Earth Defense Force, Nicky Boom 2, and the three parts of the Double Dragon Trilogy are all on sale for just under a dollar. Also included in the sale are fan favorites like The Last Express, R-Type, and R-Type 2.

The apps are available on the App Store.

R-Type 2 Review

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By Carter Dotson on February 13th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: 2 HARD
This shoot 'em up is devilishly hard.
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R-Type II - DotEmu to Release More Shoot-Em-Up Action on the App Store Soon

Posted by Andrew Stevens on January 29th, 2014

DotEmu will soon release R-Type II on iOS, bringing the 1989 shoot'em up classic to the App Store. The story is set two years after the original R-Type as the Bydo Empire returns for more. Players will have access to a new bomb type and weapons, including a search and shotgun laser. Users should get ready to challenge their way up the Game Center leaderboards soon!

Double Dragon Trilogy - All Three Classic Games Arrive on the App Store With Two Modes and a New Difficulty Level

Posted by Andrew Stevens on December 9th, 2013
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Double Dragon Trilogy has arrived on the App Store, bringing all three classic titles to your favorite device. This includes Double Dragon, Double Dragon 2: The Revenge, and Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone. It features an Arcade mode for high score challenging and a Story mode for basic play, and also has three levels of difficulty that includes a new mobile difficulty level that's been balanced for mobile gamers.

Double Dragon Trilogy to Be Kicking on the App Store by the End of the Year

Posted by Andrew Stevens on October 29th, 2013

Double Dragon Trilogy is coming to iOS at the end of the year. DotEmu will bring all three installments of the beat-em-up title giving gamers a chance to revisit the series on their favorite iOS device. There are two game modes (arcade and story), customizable controls, and achievements and leaderboard standings for players to work on. Who's ready for some action?

R.Type Review

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By Jennifer Allen on July 18th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: STILL TOUGH
There might be a subtle name change but R.Type is still as fiendishly difficult as it ever was.
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