Posted by Jessica Fisher on January 20th, 2015 iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Nickelodeon has released a new app based on the hit show Blaze and the Monster Machines. The app introduces kids to a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) curriculum by letting them build racetracks for monster truck Blaze and his driver AJ to compete on. Kids will learn about acceleration, adhesion, force, friction, and more as they help the duo.
The app features 15 levels of increasing difficulty, three locations with different environmental obstacles, power ups, tilt and swipe controls for driving, and the ability to save up to 12 courses in each location.
Blaze and the Monster Machines is $3.99 on the App Store, so rev your engines and start downloading.
Posted by Jessica Fisher on December 22nd, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Gameloft is giving the gift of updates to Asphalt 8: Airborne. The update features Pro Kits that let you exceed your car’s previous max specs, 11 new Cars including the Tramontana XTR and Arrinera Hussarya, a new location, a new token system, and 3 winter-themed tracks.
The token system lets you earn tokens by playing events or buying them in the shop. You can then use the tokens to acquire exclusive cars, refill Fuel, or buy Boosters.
You can get in on the Asphalt 8: Airborne holiday action by downloading it for free now.
Posted by Ellis Spice on December 12th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
A new update has arrived for RedLynx‘s Trials Frontier, adding a PvP mode that allows players to directly compete against each other. PvP races in-game are organized by the mysterious Zudina, who has appeared from her underground bunker to set up month-long showdowns over three tracks that don’t allow for restarts. At the end of each match players will be rewarded with PvP chips, which in turn can be traded to unlock tracks, outfits, and special items.
Justin Swan, Lead Designer on Trials Frontier, had this to say on the update:
The PvP mode is the largest in-game update in Trials Frontier, and will be the first time a true competitive Player vs. Player has ever come to the Trials’ Universe. We’ve worked diligently to create a PvP mode that lets players race each other asynchronously while also keeping the competitive Trials spirit alive. We’re inviting all of our players to come fight for a spot on our Legends Leaderboard for fame, glory and in-game winnings.
Trials Frontier is available to download for free from the App Store now.
Posted by Jessica Fisher on December 5th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
SEGA is offering Crazy Taxi for 80% off the normal price until December 11. The sale is enough to make you drive like a madman through the streets.
Just like the old classic from the Dreamcast, Crazy Taxi for iOS, has you racing to pick up fares, shouting at slow buses, and jumping off the highest hills to show off your cabbie skills. The game offers 3, 5, or 10 minute runs in Arcade Mode and Original Mode, and features an awesome soundtrack by Bad Religion and The Offspring.
You should pick up Crazy Taxi for $0.99 on the App Store before SEGA realizes just how crazy their sale is.
EA and Firemonkeys have announced Need for Speed No Limits, the next mobile installment in the Need for Speed franchise.
Firemonkeys is known as the team behind Real Racing 3 and other mobile Need for Speed titles, with No Limits being built from the ground up in order to deliver the best performance and graphics as possible on the newest devices.
More details about Need for Speed No Limits are set to be announced by Firemonkeys in the following weeks and months.
Posted by Jessica Fisher on September 22nd, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
CSR Racing, by NaturalMotion Games, has recently received a big update. Players who have completed Tier 5 can open the new World Tour Multiplayer feature, allowing them to race against all-new international crews to earn RP and prizes.
What’s an update for a racing game without new cars? Players will alsohave access to five awesome new Ferraris: the F430, 458 Speciale, F12berlinetta, F40, and LaFerrari.
You can pick up your new Ferrari in CSR Racing for free on the App Store.
Posted by Jessica Fisher on September 10th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Glu and Cie Games have launched Racing Rivals‘ 2.0 update on the App Store. The update includes the introduction of the Chevrolet C7.R5, new race tracks, a new world map, and the Garage Organizer that allows you to sort, search, and organize your car collection.
They have also updated NPCs in the Campaign mode, added a News Bulletin Board, updated the Friend view, added an “Ignore” button to the Friends list, and created a new in-game FAQ.
You can pick up the newly updated Racing Rivals on the App Store for free.
Posted by Jessica Fisher on August 28th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Asphalt 8: Airborne, the racing game by Gameloft, has had a lot more high-flying fun packed into the new update.
Now you can race around the new tracks in Dubai in one of five new cars: including the Mercedes-Benz Biome concept car, the Nissan GT-R NISMO, and more. Gameloft has also added a ninth season with 74 new events to keep you speeding along. Asphalt 8: Airborne now also has Twitch streaming for iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPad (4th generation).
You can pick up Asphalt 8: Airborne for free on the App Store.
Players will be able to race around two new courses – the Seacrest District and Surfside Resort – and get behind the wheel of four new Class 1 cars – the Kamata Synci, RC410, Lucky Wild Evolver, and Soldat Rauna. Players will also have the chance to unlock some new achievements and compete in new races, battles, and Masters’ Class 1 career mode challenges.
Ridge Racer Slipstream is available to download from the App Store now for free.
Out next week is Tiny Runners: BOOM!, an arcade style 4 player platform racing game from Garage Clans that hopes to be rather fun.
The game has you playing as a tiny runner, attempting to dodge attacks while also throwing weapons at your fellow competitors. Offering cross-device action, including playing with your fellow Android players in the future, you’ll be able to compete in a battle of wits and speed.
It almost looks kind of like Mario Kart without the karts, thanks to the many bombs, saw blades, and even ray guns that you can use to thwart your foe.
Tiny Runners: BOOM! is out August 12. Check out the teaser trailer in the meantime.
Posted by Jennifer Allen on July 11th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
A new update has come speeding onto the App Store for everyone’s favorite racer, Real Racing 3.
Gold payout has now been improved drastically with the maximum payout for levelling up now increased to a whopping 100 gold, 20 times more than it was before! Once you hit Driver level 6, you can enjoy such bonuses every time you level up. Check out the video below to learn more about the gold increase.
Besides that, new cars are available including the Ferrari F40 and the Ferrari F50. The inclusion of those cars also mean you can enjoy a Ferrari Showdown Series to see which is the very best vehicle out there.
Real Racing 3 is out now and is free to download from the App Store.
Posted by Jennifer Allen on July 7th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
It’s all change for popular fast and furious combat racing game, Table Top Racing, with the introduction of a premium edition for those who want to be free of in-game adverts and the need to grind to earn in-game coins.
Priced at $2.99, Table Top Racing: Premium Edition is set to be the most complete version of Table Top Racing yet. It offers seven different gameplay modes including Combat, Pure, Hot-Lap, Time Trial, Pursuit, Elimination, and Drift. Up to 4 players can play locally or via the internet, plus there are 17 upgradeable cars and 8 different tracks to compete on.
Check out the trailer below, as well as full details of what’s offered.
Table Top Racing: Premium Edition is available now from the App Store, priced at $2.99. The freemium version also remains available.
Console quality graphics and gameplay
7 Unique Gameplay Modes – Combat, Pure, Hot-Lap, Time Trial, Pursuit, Elimination and Drift mode
Up to 4 Player Multi-player local or internet play (iOS only at the moment)
17 Upgradeable Cars
8 Incredible Race Tracks
4 Fiercely Fought Championships
Over 30 Special Events
9 Cunning Power-Ups including ‘Weapon Wheels’
Multiple Controller Support (MFi/Moga/HID)
Native resolution 3D – not upscaled
No Advertising/No Opt-in Videos
No Grind! Price reductions up to 50% on Cars, Wheel Weapons, Upgrades and Paint schemes
Posted by Jennifer Allen on June 19th, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
There’s a shiny new update for Editor’s Choice winningAsphalt 8: Airborne. It adds a host of new cars, new car packs, and sees the removal of rental fees for events. Time-Limited Events can now be enjoyed using an energy-based system centered around the use of in-game Fuel.
The new cars included are:
Chrysler ME 412
Ford 2006 GT
Hennessey Venom GT
Mercedes Benz CLK GTR AMG
Mercedes SLS AMG
2015 Ford Mustang
So, there’s something for everyone’s tastes!
Asphalt 8: Airbone is available now from the App Store and is a free download.