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Uncanny X-Men: Days of Future Past Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Lee Hamlet on May 27th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: ZZZZZZ-MEN
Uncanny X-Men: Days of Future Past is okay at what it does, but what it does isn't very fun.
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Glitchsoft Partners With Marvel to Develop Uncanny X-Men Game Based on the Comics

Posted by Tre Lawrence on March 3rd, 2014

Gitchsoft, a self-proclaimed "little known shop in Ottawa, Canada," is partnering with entertainment super-house Marvel Entertainment to develop a game based on Uncanny X-Men comics for iOS. The game will be based on the 1980 story arc Days of Future Past, and looks to be a bit different from other games currently on mobile.

If the enthusiasm of the developer is anything to go by, this is a game well worth waiting for. According to Marvel's VP of Game Production, TQ Patterson, Glitchsoft is a partner worthy of bringing these characters to mobile life. "Glitchsoft came to us with a pedigree of rock-solid game development, strong production values, and a passion for the Uncanny X-Men franchise that was impossible to ignore," he said. "It's these sorts of qualities that we look for in a partner, and we couldn't be more excited to bring our version of 'Days of Future Past' to mobile."

The target date for release, according to the teaser website, is May 2014.

In my mind's eye, I see Hugh Jackman applauding.

He-Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe? Sure, why not?

Posted by Rob Rich on October 12th, 2012

What do you think of when I mention fur underwear, lots of muscles, and a really big sword? Okay, it calls a couple of different pop-culture icons to mind but what if I include flowing blond locks and an alter-ego that wears pink tunics? Couldn’t be anyone other than He-Man, could it? Well it is. And The Most Powerful Man in the Universe is getting The Most Powerful Game in the Universe at the end of the month by way of GlitchSoft (Destructopus, Star Marines) and Chillingo.

The developers have teamed-up with Mattel in order to bring the App Store an interactive celebration of the iconic 80’s action figure’s - I mean action hero’s - 30th anniversary. Hem-Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe is quite possibly the first iOS Tap n’ Slash, too. Players will tear through several different environments and over 25 levels throughout Eternia as they attempt to thwart Skeletor yet again. The game features destructible environments, un-lockable and upgradeable attacks, hidden artwork, a very tongue-in-cheek sense of humor, and a surprisingly clever control scheme. I didn’t get the chance to play around with it at all but it looks pretty intuitive with the left side for the screen used exclusively for movement and the right for jumping, attacking, and a bunch of special moves.

The glorious homage to one of the manliest toys ever to have graced the 1980s - with its self-referential humor, giant boss battles, and promise of more content in the form of new playable characters and levels in the future - is due out in the App Store at the end of the month, specifically October 25th. I wasn’t able to get a solid price point but it should go for between $0.99 and $1.99. Very soon we’ll all HAAAAVE THE POWEEEEEER! Make sure to use it wisely.

Star Marine: Infinite Ammo Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Carter Dotson on January 12th, 2012
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: PASS THE AMMUNITION
Star Marine: Infinite Ammo is a run 'n gun game that harkens back to the days of Contra and Metal Slug, with big guns and big enemies to kill.
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Destructopus! Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Jennifer Allen on May 5th, 2011
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: DESTRUCTIVE FUN
An homage to 16-bit beat em ups with a nod to environmental conservation.
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