Huge SNK Sale: Most Games $0.99

Legendary game / console designer SNK is having a big sale in honor of the Neo Geo’s 25th anniversary. Many of its apps are sinking to the $0.99 USD price point, including hit side-scrollers like Metal Slug, and fighting classics like King of Fighters and Fatal Fury.

The sale goes on until May 7. Here’s what’s on tap for a buck:



Swap Heroes 2 On Sale for $0.99 USD

Swap Heroes 2 is an engaging and unique puzzle / RPG that gives you a nice mental workout. Also, it has fox archers, so you know it’s A-OK. It usually sells for $2.99 USD, but it’s currently available for the sharp price of $0.99 USD.

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EA Sports UFC Tips for Newcomers

Perhaps you’ve chosen to download the fighting game EA Sports UFC. Perhaps you’re struggling to get your knock-outs and your submissions. If so, Gamezebo has the cure for what ails you. Check out their tips and tricks guide here.

A predictable offense is pretty useless, so be sure to change it up a bit when it comes time to pummel your opponent. Refrain from spamming one type of attack over and over, and instead spice it up a bit with some light, medium, and heavy hits.

Via Gamezebo

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Lonnie Plays Halo: Spartan Assault

The talkative YouTuber Lonnie has already taken Halo: Spartan Strike for a test drive, but this time he’s taking the other half of Microsoft’s mobile bombardment for a spin. Does he like it? Check out the video above to find out.

Via YouTube

Reviews via 148Apps:

Finger Derpy Review: Absurdly Delightful

Racing drunken horses has never been as fun as it is in Finger Derpy, a bizarre game that’s probably unlike anything you’ve played before. It comes with a drunken race mode and a drunken endless running mode, and really what more could you ask for, based on the premise? From 148Apps’s 3.5 out of 5 star review:

The only problem withFinger Derpy is that it’s much easier to laugh at than it is to control. It’s understandable that controlling these intoxicated creatures is a difficult and messy process, but this commitment to swimmy and relatively unresponsive controls might prevent some players from giving it a shot. That being said, drunk horses are funny; and they’re even funnier when a group of four players are bumbling about and running into each other as they try to race around a track on the same screen in multiplayer.

Via 148Apps

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Reviews via Pocket Gamer:

Caves ‘n Chasms Review: Dig It

Caves ‘n Chasms is a game about digging. It’s about solving puzzles and digging with a drill. Also, there are monsters and some issues with the controls. From Pocket Gamer’s 8 out of 10 review:

But stick with it and everything will start to click. You’ll discover how cunning some of the layouts and puzzles are, find yourself determined to beat them, and then enjoy new items and power-ups as they’re revealed.

Via Pocket Gamer

Reviews via Touch Arcade:

Magic Shot Review: Formless Yet Enjoyable

You know that feeling when you want to play an experimental French billiards game? Well, Magic Shot is here to satisfy that gnawing desire. In this game, the shape of the pool table changes, but the goal always remains the same: to knick both the red and yellow balls with the cue ball in a single shot. From Touch Arcade’s 3.5 out of 5 star review:

So, your enjoyment with Magic Shot is contingent on how much chaos you like in your games. Purity mode will test your patience with this game, though it is forgiving with the multiple shots that you get. But I do wish you good luck in trying to figure just how exactly you’re going to hit some of the shots the game gives you. Meditation and Insanity, while providing opposite structures, both rely on the chaos of the concept to progress further. So, unless you can somehow become the master of bouncing spherical objects off of each other, then just take Magic Shot for what it is: an exploration of a concept, not as a game meant to be fair. As I say when I let loose a pool shot that I have no clue will actually work or not: let chaos reign!

Via Touch Arcade


Special Dungeon Link Promo Coupon Code

The fine folks at Gamevil sent us a special coupon code that can be used inside Dungeon Link to unlock 10,000 gold and three normal summons. If you are playing the game, or want to try it out, it’s a great way to get a leg up.

Reader code: SLIDETOPLAY
Contents: 10,000 Gold, 3 Normal Summons

Expiration Date: May 4, 2015 – NOTE: This is US ONLY

How to redeem:
Select Settings (gears icon) in the upper right hand corner of the home screen.
Select “Notice” in the bottom left column.
Select the “Enter Your Promo Code Here” banner.
Enter your code.
Return to home screen and select Mailbox (envelope icon in upper right hand corner) to claim your items.


Alto’s Adventure On Sale for $1.99

Have you ever chased runaway llamas while sliding down slopes painted silver by the moonlight? If you haven’t, you should give Alto’s Adventure a try. It’s a very soothing snowboarding game, and it’s currently on sale for $1.99 USD. That’s down one dollar from $2.99 USD.


Boom Dots Updates With New Levels

Boom Dots, the single-touch game of exploding dots and (non-explosive) reflexes, recently updated with 60 new levels. The 1.2.1 update includes other goodies as well, like new themes, new achievements, and a pause button. Whew – now you can finally stop playing long enough to use the washroom. The game is free to download.

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Out Now: Coup

Coup is a game about bluffing, lying, and stealing. Good stuff. It was originally a card game, so people wonder how the title fares in a digital format. It’s a free download, so give it a try for yourself.

Via Pocket Tactics

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Mobius Final Fantasy Opens Up Japanese Registration, Offers Tidus’s Sword as Bonus

Pre-registration for Mobius Final Fantasy has opened up in Japan. The fascinating thing about this is that people who pre-register are rewarded with the Brotherhood Sword, a blade made of water that was wielded by Tidus in Final Fantasy X. Mobius Final Fantasy is coming to iOS and Android in Japan later this spring, but there’s no word on localization efforts yet.

Via Pocket Gamer

Reviews via Gamezebo:

Forgotten Memories Review: Puzzles From the Past

Forgotten Memories: Alternate Realities pays tribute to the classics of survival horror games, including Resident Evil and Silent Hill. According to Gamezebo’s review of the game, it delivers strong atmosphere, but its sometimes-confusing puzzles are a relic of past adventure games.

As a whole, Forgotten Memories is designed really well, and it is very creepy with some neat puzzles. The game is only marred by clunky combat experiences and a stingy save system that is stuck in the 90’s.

Via Gamezebo

Interesting via Siliconera:

Developers of Forgotten Memories Talk About Making Survival Horror Games

There’s been some argument about whether or not mainstream survival horror games have lost their ability to give us the willies. Siliconera talks to Wilfried Marcadet, the producer and art director of horror title Forgotten Memories, about bottling and serving perfect scares.

Via Siliconera


Battle Riders – Car Combat Racing On Sale for $0.99

Screeech! Bam! Driving safely is for suckers and grandmas. Good news: You can now risk life, limb, and your clean driving record with Battle Riders for the low cost of $0.99 USD. That’s down 50% from the usual price tag of $1.99 USD.


Bring Me Sandwiches!! Now Free, Down From $0.99 USD

Adult Swim’s weird but wonderful platformer / sandwich-building game, Bring Me Sandwiches!! is now free. Now you can construct enormous sandwiches and feed them to a ravenous alien overlord at no cost. Though, you might lose your life if our new space overlords are dissatisfied with your offering.

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Leo’s Fortune is On Sale for $0.99

Platformer fans who haven’t already snapped up Leo’s Fortune should probably do so right now. That’s because the game is on sale for a buck, down from five bucks, a price point it almost never reaches. Still need more convincing? From Touch Arcade’s 5 out of 5 star review:

An excellent adventure platformer, Leo’s Fortune is a prime example of taking an established genre and simply taking the quality factor to an entirely different level. Gorgeous visuals and established gameplay featuring great puzzles are wrapped inside a cohesive narrative that drives the entire game.

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Reviews via Gamezebo:

Halo Spartan Strike and Spartan Assault Review: A Bundle of Fun

Gamezebo’s review of the mobile Halo games combines critical analysis for Halo Spartan Strike and Halo Spartan Assault. Reviewer Tom Christiansen says both twin-stick shooters are well put-together, though he had some trouble with driving and shooting at the same time.

Halo Spartan Strike and Spartan Assault are two games that may not be traditional Halo shooters, but they are worthy of the Halo name nonetheless. They both deliver epic sci-fi ground fights filled with the sights and sounds of the Halo universe — but while they may bring something new to the brand, they don’t do much to shake up the top-down shooter genre. Still, what they do, they do well.

Via Gamezebo

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Does Not Commute Video Review: A Rough Journey, but Worth It

AppSpy’s video review of strageic driving game Does Not Commute points out the title’s flaws, but praises its originality, its sense of humor, and, interestingly, a joke about a boat.

Via AppSpy

Previews via Touch Arcade:

Knights of Pen & Paper 2 Trailer

Touch Arcade has the latest trailer up for Knights of Pen & Paper 2

The 16-bit visuals are looking great, though without running away from the “nerds sitting at a table playing a tabletop game” frame that the original game used. Super-cool. You’ll be trying to save the world from the second-edition ruleset of the game that threatens to upend everything we love and hold dear. This will not stand. Because we’ll be sitting down.

Via Touch Arcade


Play Tree Story, Plant Real Trees

Tree Story from a new company filled with game industry vets, Zig Zag Zoom, wants to do good. Their first game, Tree Story is a bubble shooter with a twist — that twist is that if you plant trees in the game, they will plant trees in the world.

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