Fanatics of comedic dungeon crawling Mac action games will no doubt recognize the name DeathSpank with reverence and awe (though I'm not sure there are any.) The comedy-tinged action game released last year, and it's creator is already back at the grind, and has released an all-new game called Chromanoids.
If you’ve been pumped up since seeing Marvel’s comic book hero Thor brought to life on the big screen last weekend, you may equally excited by the company’s small-screen edition, in the form of a new game that just hit the App Store.
Back in March we reported on the announcement of an officially licensed iPhone game based on the legendary cult-classic Army of Darkness. Today that game arrived in the New Zealand App Store which means there's a very high liklihood the game will be arriving in App Stores around the world in the coming hours.
The offshoot brand of the ultra-popular iOS game Angry Birds has spawned its first update which will be released sometime this week. Angry Birds Rio was released in March as a tie-in to the children's movie about wacky birds, Rio. It was an appropriate product tie-in if ever there was one. But Angry Birds Rio is becoming a whole new game of its own.
1-Bit Ninja may look like a simple retro throwback, and it is. But it's also much more than that. It's not just your average, run-of-the-mill Mario homage. It also has some really neat ideas. The announcement video shows off the ability to swipe the screen to turn the camera and make the 2D level into a 3D level.
Ever felt the urge to build one of those ridiculous Rube Goldberg contraptions OK GO is always featuring in their music videos? Well that's the subject of Casey's Contraptions, a new upcoming iOS game that tasks the player with building elaborate cause-and-effect chains to complete the level. Some of the contraptions in the release video are pretty impressive.
We love RedLynx for a number of different reasons. It's not just for their iOS classic DrawRace, either. We also, admittedly adore their Xbox Live game Trials HD. Now we're getting word that the developer is hard at work for a brand new iOS title that will be the sequel to the aforementioned game, DrawRace.
The publisher of the long running Pac-Man series, Namco Bandai, has announced today that they are putting on a big sale across both the Android and iOS platforms that begins Friday, May 6 and runs through Monday, May 9. Most games in the sale are down to a mere 99 cents, while some iPad apps run as high as $2.99. We fully admit to not having heard of half the Apps listed, but there are some really great games listed as well.
If there's one area that the iOS gaming platform has been lacking in it has definitely been quality multiplayer experiences. While the PSP has games like Monster Hunter and SOCOM and Nintendo DS has Mario Kart, the iPhone hasn't had all that many quality multiplayer games worth getting excited about. So our interest was definitely piqued when we learned about the announcemen of Crescent Moon Games' 8-player shooter, Deadlock.
You may not have heard of Auditorium, but trust us when we say it's one of the most unique and intriguing games on the iOS platform. It fuses great puzzle gaming with rhythm and music. So we're not exaggerating when we say the announcement of the creator's (Cipher Prime) next game, Pulse, was a great thrill. Now we're getting word that the game has passed approval and will be released on Thursday, May 5.