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Road Redemption Mobile

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on October 12th, 2022
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: BUMPY ROAD
This spiritual successor to Road Rash needs a lot of technical fixes before it becomes recommendable.
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Genshin Impact - Combat Tips

Posted by Campbell Bird on January 5th, 2021

Genshin Impact isn't a terribly difficult game, but its enemies get tougher the longer you play it and as your world level increases. This makes sense as a progression system, but it can also create gnarly difficulty spikes that are hard to overcome, particularly if you play the game without spending any money.

The immediate response to heightened challenge should be to grind out whatever you need to increase your fighting strength, whether that be via weapon enhancements, character ascensions, or talent leveling. Sometimes this grind isn't all that rewarding, though, and it might not fully compensate for all the problems you're facing in combat. With that in mind, we're putting together tips and tricks all focused around Genshin Impact's combat, for those situations where grinding is not enough. Read on to sharpen your combat skills.

Panthera Frontier review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 23rd, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: FASTER THAN LITE
This game puts the FTL formula into a more casual (but less satisfying) package.
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Tempest: Pirate Action RPG review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on April 18th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: CANNON FODDER
This pirate game is all about combat and not much else.
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SoulSpark - Battle Cards (RPG) Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 8th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: CARD COMBAT
This game is more of a real-time combat game than a card game.
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Stunt Wheels Will Put an Interesting Spin on Multiplayer Later This Month

Posted by Rob Rich on May 18th, 2015

Stunt Wheels, from Kempt Games, is an interesting-looking combat racer that's doing something interesting with its multiplayer.

As you'd probably expect from a game like this, up to four players can square off on a number of different race tracks and try to blow each other up. What's different is that the Mac release (yes, it's coming out for the Mac - on the same day as the iOS version) will let you and up to three other friends play split-screen, using your iPhones as controllers.

You can get in on the action when Stunt Wheels releases for free on 5/28.

Rival Kingdoms: Age of Ruin Review

+ Universal & Apple Watch App - Designed for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
By Jennifer Allen on May 17th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: CLASSY BATTLING
Don't dismiss Rival Kingdoms: Age of Ruin as yet another Clash of Clans clone. It's one of the good ones.
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Hunt the Great Golden Stag this Weekend With DomiNations' New Update

Posted by Jessica Fisher on May 8th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: ENJOYABLE STRATEGIES :: Read Review »

There's a new update from Big Huge Games and NEXON M for DomiNations, the combat strategy game that lets you raise a civilization up through the ages.

Playworld Superheroes Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Tre Lawrence on January 30th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: HERO CRAFTING
It's all about the imagination, fighting bad creatures -- and looking good while doing so.
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GoatPunks Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jordan Minor on November 13th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM
For a multiplayer goat combat game, GoatPunks is about as confounding as it sounds.
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World of Warriors Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on November 12th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: PRETTY BUT PRICEY
World of Warriors looks gorgeous and has a 'gotta catch em all' vibe to it, but its in-app purchases feel restrictive.
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Dino on Fire Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Nadia Oxford on November 3rd, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: EVERYBODY FIGHT THE DINOSAUR
Though Dino on Fire still plays very closely to Clash of Clans, fighting as dinosaurs has its own appeal.
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Little Raiders: Robin's Revenge Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on September 2nd, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: CASUAL RAIDING
Combining simple combat with village building is a potent combination for this charming tale.
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PlunderNauts Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 20th, 2014
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: NAUTICAL SPACE COMBAT
PlunderNauts is a very flashy, neon-saturated space pirate game, but what else does it have to offer?
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PAX East 2014 - Godfire: Rise of Prometheus is Almost Ready to Hack and Slash its Way to the App Store

Posted by Rob Rich on April 15th, 2014

Godfire: Rise of Prometheus is one gorgeous-looking action/adventure game that’s just about ready to storm the App Store.

You’ll be guiding Prometheus through seven different acts and three possible difficulties, hacking up bad guys the whole way. He’ll also be collecting lots of gear, which is all upgradable and usually includes some sort of special ability such as causing poison damage. It’s not exactly a new idea, but I did think it as pretty cool how the armor sets will actually start to look different as you upgrade them.

I’m also curious to see how players take to the leaderboards. Normally I’m not much of a high score buff, but the leaderboards for Godfire are actually split across all versions of the game. So it’ll be interesting to see how the competition pans out - and will no doubt spark more physical vs. virtual control debates. To which I say “Bring it on!”

Godfire: Rise of Prometheus should be releasing on the App Store in the second Quarter of this year, and it’ll be a premium title.