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Check Out the Trailer for the Upcoming FINAL FANTASY: Record Keeper

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 26th, 2015

DeNA and Square Enix have announced that FINAL FANTASY: Record Keeper is currently in development. The game is a combination of all of the past Final Fantasy games and allows players to relive their favorite moments from the series. You'll be able to build a team of classic characters such as Tidus, Lightning, and Cloud, and customize them with a ton of iconic gear, powerful spells, summons, and weapons. [Editor's Note: Hopefully it won't be another All the Bravest...]

"FINAL FANTASY: Record Keeper delivers the ultimate FINAL FANTASY experience for the dedicated and passionate fans of this franchise and we are excited to work with SQUARE ENIX to bring it to players worldwide this spring," said Shintaro Asako, CEO of DeNA West, in a press release.

FINAL FANTASY: Record Keeper is set to release in spring, but if you can't wait you can pre-register at FinalFantasyRecordKeeper.com to receive updates about the game and unlock special in-game characters including Tidus from FINAL FANTASY X.

Legacy Quest is an Upcoming Roguelike That'll Kill the Whole Family

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 26th, 2015

Nexon Co. and Socialspiel Entertainment are teaming up to develop a new roguelike-inspired action role playing game called Legacy Quest. You become the ever-valiant, yet doomed to die, line of heroes that face an adventure that will have them delving dungeons and vanquishing monsters. Each time a hero dies in the game, their soul is collected and you can use that energy to unlock new traits and upgrade the next hero in your bloodline.

The game has a fun 8-bit style look and gives players tons of options for customization. You can even discover lost relics from some of your past selves. The game will have a social features to let you trade weapons and armor with your friends, join Guilds, and play in player-versus-environment challenges.

“Every time a player takes their hero into a dungeon in Legacy Quest they’re creating their own personal journey that will quite literally echo throughout every other player's game experience in the form of epic loot,” said Mike Borras, CEO of Socialspiel, in a press release. “But it’s not entirely about collecting loot, we’re going to ensure that players are met with an awesome feeling of accomplishment in Legacy Quest as they battle their way through hordes of monsters while sharing that adventure with friends.”

There is no official release date yet, but you can check out the sweet trailer for Legacy Quest below.

Tap Heroes Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on February 25th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: TAPPING & GRINDING
Tap like crazy, grind like crazy, in this tapping game that overcomplicates the mix.
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RPG Rusted Emeth Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on February 24th, 2015
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: RUSTY MECHANICS
This role playing game does a good job of looking like its old school ancestors, but some technical flaws keep it from capturing the same magic.
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Swap Heroes 2 Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on February 23rd, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: SWAP AGAIN
This role-playing/puzzle hybrid series ditched a bunch of its roguelike/random elements this time around and is much better for it.
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Take Chess on a Whole New Adventure with Chesslike

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 16th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Chesslike: Adventures in Chess, by Adam Moore, is a new spin on the classic game of chess. Chesslike is a puzzle adventure where the pieces now have new rules and you'll be exploring dungeons as you play.

You can also create your own dungeons with the level editor available on Chesslike.net and custom maps can be shared on the site so your friends can see just how devious you are. The game features items such as swords and shields that will upgrade your pieces, and you'll find helpful items such as keys and maps as you explore.

You can check out Chesslike: Adventures in Chess for $1.99 on the App Store.

Soul Seeker Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on February 12th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: SAMEY BUT FUN
Soul Seeker looks charming but it's a concept we've seen many times before.
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CoalMaster Teaches You the True Art of Shoveling

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 10th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Do you shovel well? Even if you're not a character from Mystery Men, you can develop awesome shoveling skills in CoalMaster, by Jank Games. In the game you strive dig your way out of being a lowly shoveler to become the 'Coal Master'. What does the Coal Master get? A throne of Shovels! Shovel your butt off and compete against your friends on the leader boards. You can also customize your shoveler and level them up as you shovel.

You can download CoalMaster for free on the App Store.

Adventure to Fate: Battle Arena JRPG Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on February 9th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: LESS ADVENTURE
This role-playing game boils out all of the exploration in favor of offering an ultra streamlined rpg combat experience.
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Exiles Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Lee Hamlet on February 9th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: TOO MUCH EMPTY SPACE
Exiles' awkward controls and over-large expanses of open land hinder what is otherwise an ambitious open-world RPG.
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Boom and Zap Return in a New Update to Rescue Quest

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 6th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: PATH BASED MATCH-3 :: Read Review »

Boom and Zap have returned to their magical matching adventure in Rescue Quest. They will once again explore ruins, fight monsters, and rescue spritelings by matching colorful games. Specifically, the new update adds 20 new levels in the Kadabra Ruins and an awesome tile-clearing Cannon.

You can download Rescue Quest for free on the App Store.

Help a Little RPG Evolve into a Great Big Game with Evoland, Now Available for iOS

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 3rd, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Evoland, by Shiro Games, has made the leap from PC to iOS. Now you'll be able to experience the game that levels up along side your character.

Evoland starts with only the most basic of graphics and limited movement (You can only go right at first), but as you explore you'll gain powers like the ability to go left, use weapons, and switch to 3D graphics.

You can download Evoland for $4.99 right now.

Bring Vengence to Your Foes With Vainglory's New Hero, Arden

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 2nd, 2015
iPad App - Designed for iPad only
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: VAIN EVENT :: Read Review »

Meet Ardan, Super Evil Megacorp’s newest hero for their popular MOBA, Vainglory. Ardan is joining the Halcyon Fold as a Protector Tank who uses special energy, called vengeance, to power his special attacks. You can build up vengeance by fighting enemies with normal attacks, or using critical strikes and abilities. Arden can also dash to allies while damaging nearby enemies, perform a leaping attack that deals deals crystal and weapon damage, and create an area that damages enemies and stuns them.

This new addition comes alongside a few new updates including the ability to play your own music while in the game. Super Evil Megacorp has also improved the matchmaking so that experienced players are less likely to match with new players, reduced the network traffic, added auto-correct to chat, and more.

You can check out this big update for Vainglory for free on the App Store.

Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on February 2nd, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: BULKY STRATEGY
Despite its looks, this Warhammer 40k strategy game is about as graceful and elegant as the bulky space marines being portrayed.
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BlitzKeep Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on January 30th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: OVERLY SIMPLE
Combining pinball with RPG mechanics is a cool idea, but BlitzKeep doesn't execute it particularly well.
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