Please join Slide to Play and Padvance editors Andrew Podolsky, Chris Reed, and Raymond Padilla for a live blog of Apple’s 2012 iPad press conference. It will be full of pith, polls, and personal observations. Your participation and comments will make this live blog loads of fun. The team hopes to see you right here when things kick off at 9:45AM Pacific Time!
Over three months ago, we had a chance to go hands-on with one of GDC’s best-kept secrets: An upcoming game from Phosphor Interactive known at the time only as “Project X”. Project X now has an official title, Horn, and we’re free to share our impressions from the demo back in March. (more…)
Life is hard, but it doesn’t have to be. If a day at work meant no more than just clicking a button once, or your commute time was measured in seconds instead of hours, you might actually have fun going about your daily routine. Life Quest, an upcoming iOS port from Big Fish Games, makes day-to-day tasks exciting by turning them into a goal-driven RPG. (more…)
Like more and more developers these days, Hothead Games– the maker of Jaws Revenge, Sea Stars, and Bunny the Zombie Slayer— has decided to focus their efforts on freemium games for the foreseeable future. Their most recent title to hit the App Store was Big Win Soccer, a freemium card-based soccer game that should appeal to anyone, soccer fan or not. Their next title will be another entry in the Big Win Sports series, and it’s called Big Win Hockey. (more…)
Late last year, Sega launched Samurai Bloodshow, an intriguing Plants vs. Zombies-style defense game with a historical Japanese theme. To appeal more to Western audiences, the sequel will feature two slightly more familiar ancient civilizations: Greeks and Egyptians. (more…)