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PopCap’s Peggle Blast is Now Available Worldwide

Posted by on December 2nd, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

It’s time to dust off your Pachinko skills once again, as after a long period of early access in New Zealand and an announcement from Electronic Arts last week, PopCap‘s newest iOS title, Peggle Blast, is available to download worldwide from the App Store now.

As you’d likely expect from a Peggle title, the game challenges players to take out all of the orange pegs on the board while trying to rack-up points with masterful skill shots along the way.

Peggle Blast is available to download from the App Store now for free.

PlaySide Studios recently announced that their new game, Boulder Jack, will be hitting the App Store later this week.

You’ll play as Jack, the harried treasure hunter with a giant boulder hot on his tail. Use swipe controls to collect coins, ride Wilbur (your feathered mount), and try not to get squished.

The game will be free-to-play and will be available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch this Thursday, December 4.

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Fiete Christmas, the Free Advent Calendar App for Kids

Posted by on December 2nd, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Fiete Christmas, by Wolfgang Schmitz, is a beatifully illustrated digital advent calendar to share with your kids. Join Fiete in his apartment as every day offers a new surprise; either something to play with or to decorate with.

With a sandbox style game, kids can enjoy their digital presents as they build on one another. One day you might get a basketball; the next a basket to shoot for. And on the last day you’ll get to find out what Santa has brought Fiete, himself.

Fiete Christmas is free for everyone to enjoy on the App Store.

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Slot Raiders Review

Slot Raiders Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Despite its best efforts, Slot Raiders proves slot machines can only be stretched so far.

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Bruce Lee: Enter the Game Review

Bruce Lee: Enter the Game Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Jeet Kune Do on the go.

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Dubify Review

Dubify Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Add dub step and techno music to your video clips with this easy to use app.

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Creature Academy Review

Creature Academy Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Creature Academy is cute, but its gameplay might be too simplistic to appeal to RPG fans.

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Loot Treasure with Your Dog in Slot Raiders, Available Now

Posted by on December 1st, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Headup Games  and Clockstone Studios has released their newest game, Slot Raiders. It’s a slot machine adventure where you collect gems, precious metals, and legendary treasures from around the world.

The slots come in themes such as the 19th-century Yukon Gold Rush or an underwater adventure in the Caribbean. You’ll also get a helpful dog named Tracky, who can be sent off on his own to dig up extra items and bonuses.

You can check out Slot Raiders on the App Store for free.

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Ahoy there, castaways:
Were you curious about our own thoughts regarding this pristine shipwreck? Check out our Castaway Paradise review!

Castaway Paradise is out for iOS, finally giving mobile gamers the opportunity to enjoy the idyllic lifestyle of an Animal Crossing-like game. Though it may seem straightforward, these tips will go a long way towards making your life a little easier.
 

Become self-sufficient

  • Plant yourself some trees and get watering – The more trees you have, the more fruit you are producing, which means more money when you take in your harvest and sell it. Economy 101, son!
  • Keep planting crops – Before you sell your fruit, make sure you plant it so you can just keep a steady supply going. Don’t be hasty, as it will come back to haunt you when you find your money supplies dwindling.
  • Shake those trees – Shaking trees can dislodge surprises, such as a dropped fruit from the same type of tree. You can plant said fruit in turn, but you’ll want to pocket most of what you can shake down. Every little bit counts!
  • Become a bug catcher – Every so often, you’ll find bugs around the island simply begging you to nab them. Wait until you see the net icon, and then tap it to bag the bug. You’ll need to be sneaky about how you approach them, because if you’re too slow they’ll get away. Focus on coming up behind them slowly and you’ll be good to go.


Continue reading Castaway Paradise – Tips, Tricks, and Strategies to Help you Make the Most of Being Stranded »

Monster Strike Review

Monster Strike Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Collect monsters and battle by flinging them across the battlefield in this strangely compelling strategy game.

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Real Boxing Gets a New Game Mode in its Anniversary Update

Posted by on November 28th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Vivid Games‘ iOS boxing title, Real Boxing, has reached its two year anniversary on the App Store, and to celebrate the developers have decided to update the game with new features, visuals, and a new mode. The new single-player Arcade Mode challenges players to fight over 15 increasingly difficult stages, with otherworldly boss battles to fight and a unique set of rewards to gain along the way.

Alongside this new game mode, players will also find that Real Boxing now has power-ups and a new statistic called ‘Condition’, which the developers claim will make leading your fighter to victory more realistic. In addition to this, the game now boasts enhanced visuals, animations, and effects.

Real Boxing is available to download for free from the App Store.

via: Our Review

WWE SuperCard Update Brings New Cards and Rarity Level

Posted by on November 28th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

A new update has arrived for 2K‘s wrestling collectible card game WWE SuperCard – bringing in new cards, animations, a new rarity level, ‘Survivor’ and more.

John Cena and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson can be found among the sixty new cards added to the game, with Manager Support cards and cards themed around the new WWE 2K15 also added. Competing cards also have 24 new animations, with the new card rarity ‘Survivor’ bringing the total number of rarity levels up to eight.

Furthermore, rewards and drop rates in Exhibition matches have been rebalanced, with players now having an increased chance of getting higher level cards from the draft board. Card energy limits have also been upped and the performance of People’s Champion Challenge rewards screens and the Card Catalog have also been improved.

WWE SuperCard is available to slam download onto your iOS device from the App Store for free.

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via: Our Review
Darkness Reborn Review

Darkness Reborn Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
It's a little mindless but Darkness Reborn is mostly just good fun.

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Tripnary Review

Tripnary Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Want to create a travel bucket list? Tripnary is a fun way to do exactly that.

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Rescue Quest Review

Rescue Quest Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Guide a wizard to safety by matching gems. Rescue Quest might not be an entirely original match-3 game, but it is quite fun.

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Peggle Blast is Coming to iOS Next Week

Posted by on November 26th, 2014

Electronic Arts has announced that their next unicorn-run, pachinko-style game, Peggle Blast, will be released for iOS on December 2.

In this latest installment of the series, you must use your tried and true Peggle skills to try to clear all of the orange pegs while racking up bonus points and hit style shots.

December isn’t far away so get ready for Peggle Blast when it releases next week for free.

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VainGlory Review

VainGlory Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
VainGlory is a really fun and accessible MOBA, but suffers from some slightly sexist elements.

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Call of Duty: Heroes Review

Call of Duty: Heroes Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Mix Clash of Clans with Call of Duty, and this is what you get.

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Hanx Writer Now Works With Other Apps and has Gone Universal

Posted by on November 25th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Hanx Writer, from the mind of Tom Hanks, has received a major update. The writing app is now available on iPhone 5, 6, and 6 Plus, in addition to the iPad.

In addition to being optimized for these new systems, Hanx Writer now includes keyboard extensions so it will work with apps such as Messages and Notes.

You can download the latest version of Hanx Writer for free on the App Store.

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via: Our Review
Slider Review

Slider Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Slider has all the excitement of unlocking your phone screen.

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Knituma Review

Knituma Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Knituma isn't the knitting simulator we need, but it's still pretty good.

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Flick Soccer 15 Arrives on the iPhone and iPad

Posted by on November 25th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Full Fat has just released Flick Soccer 15 for the iPhone and iPad. Flick Soccer is the #1 Sports Game in over 100 countries and is exclusive to the App Store.

You control your kicks with a flick of a finger. Try to collect the challenging Game Center achievements or go head to head against your friends. Flick Soccer 15 has six game modes and full Retina HD display.

You can check out Flick Soccer 15 for free on the App Store.

NinJump Dash Review

NinJump Dash Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Race your friends in this real-time multiplayer game that's entertaining if simple.

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Calling All Dragon Riders:
Want to know what we liked (and didn’t like) about all this fantasy fighting? Check out our Mark of the Dragon review!

Mark of the Dragon from Gamevil is a strategy/battle game that plays similarly to Clash of Clans. There’s one twist, however: you can breed dragons and raise them to be rideable war machines. Not surprisingly, this small gameplay tweak is pretty cool.

But fighting isn’t easy – even when you’re commanding things from the back of a giant lizard. Here are some tips and tricks to help you succeed in the dragon war.


 

Keep the Home Base Safe and Stocked

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  • Guard your eggs – Dragon eggs are arguably your most valuable resource in Mark of the Dragon. They take time and effort to breed and hatch, and the resulting offspring forms the backbone of your assault force. Other players can steal eggs during a raid, so defend them accordingly. Build walls around your nest, and put weapons nearby.
  • Upgrade your resource depots ASAP – Upgrading the most important structures in your base, like your headquarters, requires a lot of resources – more than you can hold when you first begin playing the game. It’s extremely important to upgrade your resource depots whenever possible so you can amass the iron and wood necessary for major building projects.
  • Raids provide tons of resources – Low on wood or iron? Mark of the Dragon’s single-player campaign provides opportunities to score tons of resources. Get out there!


Continue reading Mark of the Dragon – Tips, Tricks, and Strategies for Leading Your Dragons to Glory »

Crossy Road Review

Crossy Road Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Frogger-like in nature, Crossy Road is an easy to recommend endless runner of sorts.

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Pair Solitaire Review

Pair Solitaire Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Welcome to your new 'five more minutes, oh no, why is it dark outside' addiction.

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DryGin Studios Release a Free-to-Play Version of Bio Inc

Posted by on November 24th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Bio Inc developers DryGin Studios have announced that they have embraced the free-to-play payment model for the title, with owners of the new free version of the game required to pay for all new features when they are released in the future.

Previous owners won’t find their version converted to this model however, as their version has been converted to Bio Inc Platinum – a ‘premium’ version of the game that will provide owners with all future updates for free or a reduced price.

Bio Inc is available to download for free now, with Bio Inc Platinum available for $0.99.

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via: Our Review
The Hunted Review

The Hunted Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
The Hunted's multiplayer thrills are overshadowed by bland visuals and average gameplay.

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Ubisoft Gives Everyone Two New Ways to Earn In-Game Stuff for Far Cry 4

Posted by on November 21st, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

With the release of Far Cry 4 Ubisoft has come out with two new companion apps: Far Cry Arena Master and Far Cry Arcade Poker.

Far Cry Arena Master lets you try your hand at creating the best arena around. Since the app connects directly to your Far Cry 4 game, you can collect animals and mercenary fighters and pit them against other Far Cry 4 players or go solo and battle against AI champions. See how your friends stack up against your roster. You will need to send mercenaries out into the world to to capture bigger and badder animals and recruit dangerous fighters, but the progress you make in Far Cry 4 will give them outposts and bell towers to guide the way. As gladiators clash in your arena you’ll earn in-game cash, experience, and rewards.

Far Cry Arcade Poker is just that: a Far Cry-themed poker game. You can earn in-game cash as you play, and even garner a little help from your friends by hiring them as Jokers that can complete your hands. Your friends get rewarded and you collect the winnings. Sounds like a good deal.

You can play a hand of Far Cry Arcade Poker, and be the ultimate Far Cry Arena Master, for free on the App Store.

Dig this:
Would you like to know what we thought of being an infinite golfer? Check out our Golfinity review!

Golfinity offers unlimited ways to test your skills at golf. Here are a few ways to make sure your score doesn’t get too high and your spirits don’t get too low.


 

Considering Perspective is Crucial

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  • Yes, Golfinity is most easily compared to Desert Golfing, but did you know the devs from NimbleBit have described the game as Desert Golfing meets Monument Valley? That being said, occasionally the game will present some differences in depth that seem deliberately confusing. When in doubt about these changes, play it safe, be prepared to get a bad score, or get ready to retry.
  • On the flipside, there will be times when a level presents no depth changes or holes. This is typically toward the beginning of the game. When presented with courses like these, don’t fear the power of your stroke. Hitting the ball super-hard generally won’t knock it out of bounds, and it might be just what you need to ricochet right past some annoying obstacles.
  • Always look carefully at the course your dealing with. Golfinity makes it really easy to just jump into the next level swinging, but don’t be overly tempted to do so. Courses can be tricky, and making sure you tap the lower left corner of the screen to get a good look at the whole course can save you from some poor initial strokes.


Continue reading Golfinity – Tips, Tricks, Strategies, and Cheats for Intrepid Golfers »

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