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Ace Ferrara and the Dino Menace Review

Ace Ferrara and the Dino Menace Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Ace Ferrara and the Dino Menace combines space combat and weird humor into a fun game that shouldn't be missed.

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Bioshock Review

Bioshock Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Do you love Bioshock? Have you always wanted to be able to play it on the go? Well then your prayers have been answered. More or less.

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Spooklands Review

Spooklands Review

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One-touch simultaneously controls your direction and your weapon in this unique arena shooter.

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Hello Cadets:
Want to know what we thought about this hectic space combat/roguelike? Check out our Space Colors review!

Space Colors is a cool shooter/roguelike from Team Chaos. You travel from planet to planet across a huge galaxy and complete a variety of missions. One day, you may pick up a benign space crate. On another day, you may be asked to get serious about roasting alien slime.

Space is cold, harsh, and unfriendly (regardless of how colorful it is), so here are a few tips for keeping yourself alive for as long as possible.

Continue reading Space Colors – Tips, Tricks, Strategies, and Cheats for the Rookie Pilot »

Space Colors Review

Space Colors Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Space Colors is a well-crafted space shooting game that carries plenty of challenge and a twisted sense of humor.

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2K Games has officially announced that Bioshock is coming to mobile. The announcement is an exciting one, although there’s also this pervading sense of worry – even anger – that some seem to have about it. So I’d like to take a few moments to try and explain why being able to play Bioshock on your iOS device ain’t so bad.

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1 – Rapture in Your Pocket

Some people have asked me why I’d even want to buy a graphically inferior version of a game I probably already own for as much (or possibly more) than I could buy a “better” version for, and the answer is simple: portability. Of course it looks better on the systems that have high-end specs and lack a 2GB install cap, but I’m not about to drag my console of choice and a TV around with me everywhere I go.

Being able to play Bioshock on my phone – even if it’s not graphically up to par with the other versions – means I can return to Rapture any time I want. If I’m traveling, waiting in line, have downtime and no PC/console handy, and so on, I can simply pull out my phone and start throwing plasmids around.

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2 – No In-App Purchases

This is another concern/assumption I’ve seen a lot of and it makes me sad. There’s this automatic (and severely biased/unfair) notion that mobile games must include in-app purchases. This is simply not true. There are a number of premium games on mobile that don’t offer any sort of in-app purchases, a couple of which have even come from 2K Games.

Remember XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Civilization Revolution 2? No in-app purchases. So when 2K says Bioshock won’t feature any in-app purchases there’s little reason to doubt them.

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3 – More Games Means More Games

Mobile ports of big-name, AAA games tell us one very important thing: mobile ports of big-name, AAA games are possible.

Just about anyone who doesn’t immediately write-off mobile as a gaming platform (perhaps they were bitten as a child?) will admit to thinking things like “I wish this was on iPhone/iPad, then I could play it whenever I want!” With each successive port of a big-name game, the more likely we are to see more of them. It doesn’t have to be big AAA games, either. There have already been ports of other less ‘mass-appeal’ favorites like The World Ends With You and Dragon Quest VIII, and in the case of the former the port is even arguably (not really arguably) better than the original.

Super Scrapped Robot Review

Super Scrapped Robot Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Super Scrapped Robot would feel right at home on a certain classic handheld.

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Angels in the Sky Review

Angels in the Sky Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Angels in the Sky is a technically impressive, but rigid and creatively soulless shooting gallery.

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Angry Henry And The Escape From The Helicopter Lords: Part 17: The Re-Reckoning Review

Angry Henry And The Escape From The Helicopter Lords: Part 17: The Re-Reckoning Review

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Angry Henry And The Escape From The Helicopter Lords: Part 17: The Re-Reckoning lives up to its name.

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Dead Trigger 2 Slaughter Master Tournament Set to Reward for Masterful Murdering

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

A tournament has begun for Dead Trigger 2, challenging players to slaughter better than the rest of the world. Dubbed the ‘Slaughter Master Tournament’, the winner will receive an iPad Mini, with positions up to 10,000th set to receive varying amounts of in-game Gold.

In order to take part, players will need to be Tech-Level 5 and pay up 20 Gold. In the challenge itself, boosters and second chances aren’t allowed, but players can pick any weapon and equipment they like. Players get three attempts, with their best being the only one that will count.

Dead Trigger 2 is available now and is free to download. The tournament should be available to play in-game now, and ends at 11:59 PM PDT on Monday, August 4.

Dead Trigger 2 Tournament

via: Our Review

Super Crossfire Re-Release Super Crossfighter Coming Soon, Other Radiangames Titles Go 50% Off

Posted by on July 31st, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Back in March, Radiangames had to take down its neon-tinted arcade shooter Super Crossfire from iTunes, due to a trademark clash with an online F2P FPS. For those to you who missed out on the game, don’t despair, as an updated version will be making a welcome return to iTunes soon with a new name - Super Crossfighter.

Alognside various minor fixes, this updated version of the game has rebalanced victory points and upgrades, with enemy shots designed to be more visible. The game now also supports iOS7, MOGA, and Bluetooth controllers during gameplay, with iCade support also improved. Alongside this release, all of Radiangames’ iOS library will on sale from now through Sunday evening, cutting the price of each game down to $0.99.

Super Crossfighter is set to fire its way onto the App Store sometime soon at the time of writing, where it will be free for a couple of days so owners of Super Crossfire can get their hands on it. After this period, the game will go up to its usual price of $1.99.

Ballistic SE – $0.99
CRUSH! – $0.99
Fireball SE – $0.99
Fluid SE – $0.99
Inferno+ – $0.99
JoyJoy – $0.99
SideSwype – $0.99
Slydris – $0.99

Z Hunter Review

Z Hunter Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
While it might not necessarily break new ground, Z Hunter has enough tricks up its sleeve to ensure that zombie head-shots have never looked so cool.

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout Review

Modern Combat 5: Blackout Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
The fifth entry into the blockbuster Modern Combat series is what mobile shooters should aspire to.

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Tanks vs Aliens Review

Tanks vs Aliens Review

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Tanks vs Aliens provides plenty of retro shooter thrills.

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Dead Trigger 2 Now Offers Weekly Tournaments, New Weapons, and Plenty More

Posted by on July 16th, 2014
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There’s a huge new update for popular zombie shooter, Dead Trigger 2, and it’s bound to excite fans.

It brings with it substantial content additions including tournaments, a continuation to the story based campaign, new weapons, and new environments to explore.

The tournaments side of things allows you to participate in a different challenge each week to show just who the best fighter out there is. Starting with the Purgatory Arena, you can expect new environments as well as new traps such as the Impaling Spikes and Gallows Ropes.

With a plethora of new regions, environments, and weapons to check out, it’s the ideal time to try Dead Trigger 2.

The game is free to download from the App Store now.

via: Our Review
Super Pixelander Review

Super Pixelander Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
This arcade twist on the Lunar Lander formula is colorful, arcade-y, and chaotic.

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Release Review

Release Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Despite a rough edge here and there (so to speak), Release is a unique, challenging, and addictive shooting game.

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World of Tanks Blitz Review

World of Tanks Blitz Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
It's been a bit of a wait for World of Tanks Blitz, but it's here - and it steamrolls its way to the top tier of mobile tank battling games.

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Linkin Park Recharge – Wastelands, a third-person action shooter that features members of Linkin Park fighting off androids, is now available on the App Store.

From Swiss developer Kuuluu, the game takes place in a not-too-distant future where the Earth has become a barren desert due to exhaustion of the planet’s resources. The little remaining resources are controlled by an elite minority and ‘Hybrids,’ a race of genetically engineered bio-mechanical androids. It is your role to travel through hostile wastelands and fight these Hybrids, taking their resources, equipment, and crystals (the currency of the Resistance).

In the end, Linkin Park Recharge – Wastelands is available for the iPad now for $2.99.

Antigen Review

Antigen Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Antigen has some control issues to work through, but on the whole, it's anything but an antiseptic experience.

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Edge of Tomorrow: Live. Die. Repeat Review

Edge of Tomorrow: Live. Die. Repeat Review

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Repetition might work for the movie, but it's not a hit when it comes to the game.

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Linkin Park Recharge – Wastelands Review

Linkin Park Recharge – Wastelands Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Combine one popular rock band with a Diablo-style shooter, and what do you get? Well, this.

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The Overkill games have been pretty darn popular, so a third official release (not counting Overkill Mafia because it’s not really a part of the main series) isn’t too much of a shock. What is a bit of a shock is the fact that Craneballs is dropping the first-person perspective in favor of an all-new third-person approach.

A new perspective isn’t the only big change, either. It’s also going to be a cover shooter with interactive cutscenes and “a greater level of variability.” With ten environments, 50+ levels, and all those guns it certainly seems possible.

Overkill 3 will be releasing in the Summer/Fall of this year and will be free-to-play.

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First bits of game info:

* Change to TPS to showcase the character and armor/gun upgrades directly in the game
* Boss battles – against drones, robots & vehicles
* Machine gun nest missions for pure “letting of steam”
* Night missions – they look great thanks to Unity with its lighting possibilites
* Plenty of guns and sophisticated gun upgrading (not entirely unexpected from an Overkill title)

source: Overkill 3 website
Gunfinger Review

Gunfinger Review

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Like most zombie shooters, Gunfinger is fun for a while - and, like most zombie shooters, the fun runs its course pretty quickly.

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Galaxy Defense Force Review

Galaxy Defense Force Review

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Galaxy Defense Force's unique shoot 'em up style runs circles around the competition.

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Final Flight of the Perseus Review

Final Flight of the Perseus Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Final Flight of the Perseus is a simple but entertaining space shooter. However, the dark ships on the dark backgrounds make the action difficult to see at times.

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CIRCA6 Review

CIRCA6 Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Shoot anything that moves in this minimalistic but entertaining for five minute shooter.

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Hopeless: Space Shooting Review

Hopeless: Space Shooting Review

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The lovable Blobs are back for more quick finger chaos in the instantly playable Hopeless: Space Shooting.

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Particle Mace is an odd game, but one that I found to be right up my alley. It’s basically a top-down shooter, not unlike Asteroids in many ways, but you don’t get to shoot. Instead, you drag a mass of particles behind your ship that can be flung towards floating debris and enemies. It’s like the universe’s most deadly tetherball. There are also several ships to choose from, each with their own particulars. The “Psychic” ship is probably the most fidgety as its particles swarm around it rather than cluster in an easy-to-aim group.

From what I’ve played the physics feel great, and the virtual stick feels even better. You can probably hear a little bit about the virtual stick in the video but seriously, it’s fantastic. It honestly felt more accurate and responsive than the physical controllers that were being used to demo the PC build. Regardless, this is one to watch out for.

Particle Mace isn’t available on the App Store just yet, unfortunately, but it should be popping-up as a premium release within the next few months.

Flying Hamster and Flying Hamster HD are Free and Updated to Support MFi Controllers

Posted by on April 9th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Flying Hamster brags that it has almost 2 million players worldwide, and I don’t see any reason to doubt that as the truth. After all, this game is about flying hamsters. It features 6 unique worlds, 35 different enemies, and 8 “freaky” weapons that you can find throughout each level. Additionally you can control the game in four different ways, allowing the player to use either on-screen controls or the accelerometer.

Flying Hamster and its HD version were both recently updated with support for 4-inch screens, iOS 7 game controllers, and Game Center. But the best part about the recent update is that both games are now completely free to download. Head over to the App Store and grab one (or both) of them now.

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