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‘Minecraft’ Movie to Be Directed by ‘Always Sunny’ Actor

Fans of the highly adults-only comedy show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia might be surprised to hear who’s been announced to direct the upcoming Minecraft movie. It’s Rob McElhenney, known better by fans of the show as Mac. From Touch Arcade:

He has plenty of production and writing experience from the long-running FX comedy, of course, but he has yet to direct a movie for himself. He’s working on a movie called Figment for Legendary Pictures, but it’s possible that’s on hiatus, or this takes precendence, or he’s working on this next. Regardless, this seems promising since It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is such a good show.

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‘Viking Mushroom’ Gets a Beautiful Trailer

If you like gorgeous art and side-scrolling platformers, you’ll want to put Viking Mushroom on your radar. Unfortunately, the game isn’t launching until 2016, but watch the trailer and get hype. From Touch Arcade:

The game looks quite a bit like Rayman both in the very colorful environments and the apparent humor. In a recent interview for the Examiner, the development team explained that this game is about Vikings and their lives, with every rune and item in the game having a real-world counterpart. Apparently, mushrooms will have an important yet undisclosed role in the game (maybe your ultimate goal is to make the best mushroom soup ever?). The game will feature a unique control scheme, according to the developers, although they didn’t want to get into more detail about what makes it so unique. Also, MobGe is very focused on delivering a strong story to the players and aims to employ many new techniques to do so.

Via Touch Arcade


[Sponsored] Mucho Party Update Adds 3 New Games, Goes Free To Try

Many thanks to Mucho Party for sponsoring Slide To Play this week.

Mucho Party is a local multiplayer party game that now includes 40 mini games. Bud don’t fret if it’s a party of one — Mucho Party includes three different AI levels for single play. The mini games includes in each round can be chosen in 6 different ways ensuring lots of variety or allowing the players to pick their favorite mini games.

This latest update also takes the game to free to download allowing players to try before they buy. Five of the 40 games are included for free with the other 35 easily unlocked via one single in-app purchase.

Mucho Update is available now on iOS App Store. The game is also available on Google Play and Amazon App Store.

This content is sponsored via Syndicate Ads.

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Check Out These ‘Minecraft’ Survival Games

In his latest video, our favorite YouTuber Lonnie takes on some devious Hunger Games-style survival games in Minecraft: Pocket Edition. Check it out if you enjoy fun and things that are fun.

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‘Mountain Goat Mountain’ Review: Charm Central

Not only is Mountain Goat Mountain one of the most adorable titles of any game on the App Store, but it’s also a lot of fun. From Gamezebo’s 4.5 out of 5 star review:

Mountain Goat Mountain is challenging and charming, with gorgeous environments and pleasurable gameplay. In sum, it’s a truly joyful experience. If you’re wondering why everyone is loving goats so much these days, this game will certainly show you why.

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‘Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle’ Review: Grindy Fun

148Apps has reviewed the new outlandish orb-tapping game Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle and found it to be worthy of 4 out of 5 stars. From the review:

I’m not big on Dragon Ball Z or freemium dungeon-crawling puzzle games, but I have to admit Dragon Ball Z Dokken Battle has managed to keep my interest. It’s simple but still a little complex, and the flashy combat is just bonkers enough to make me not care about how little control I have over the action. I’d say give it a shot, no matter your preference.

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‘Impulse GP’ Review: ‘Wipeout’ on a Bike

Impulse GP is a slick racer that’s like a combination of Wipeout and a motorbike racer, according to Pocket Gamer. From their 6 out of 10 review:

There are some great ideas here, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see other games adopting a similar control scheme in the coming months, butImpulse GP can never quite live up to the promise of its concepts.

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Upcoming ‘Minecraft: Pocket Edition’ Beta Delayed

The plan had been for Mojang to release a beta for a new version of Minecraft: Pocket Edition on July 29. Unfortunately, sometimes plans change. From Touch Arcade:

In case you don’t remember, the upcoming update is supposed to coincide with the release of Windows 10 and Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta and will add a billion new features. According to Tommasso, while they could start the beta on the 29th, that would mean no Enchanting, Music, or Controller support, which would be a disappointment to many. The new goal is August, hopefully.


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Watch Lonnie Play ‘Nono Islands’

The new Crossy Road-inspired game Nono Islands is pretty darn fun. Watch Lonnie give it a go in the video above.

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‘Battle Supremacy’ On Sale for $0.99

If you like World War II as much as you like tank warfare, you’re in for a treat with Battle Supremacy. The game is on sale for a dollar right now, down from $4.99. That’s a good deal.

Unleash the full power of your iOS device in Battle Supremacy, a WWII tank game with thrilling gameplay and showoff-worthy visuals.

Explore a fully-interactive open world never before seen on mobile devices, and do it by land, air or sea.

Feast your eyes on amazing landscapes and landmarks: entire forests teeming with wildlife, sprawling real-world cities with tunnels and bridges, overrun by tanks, trains, warships; there are even fish in the water!

The gameplay is so immersive and engaging that destroying a target can feel like winning the battle, but really it’s just the beginning…


‘Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders’ On Sale for $0.99

The Sky Gamblers series is great for anyone even remotely interested in airplanes shooting at each other in the sky. The World War II installment Storm Raiders has just dropped from $4.99 to $0.99, which makes it a very good deal.


‘Star Wars Commander’ Update Brings New Worlds to the Game

The Clash of Clans-like game Star Wars Commander has just gotten a sizable update that brings with it a bunch of new stuff, including new worlds like Hoth. Here’s the rundown on what’s new:

Star Wars: Commander – Worlds in Conflict Update
* Base Relocation – Build and upgrade a Planetary Command building to scout out new worlds and move your base across the galaxy!
* Galaxy Map – Explore the galaxy, gather intel on your allies and rivals, as well as the status of worlds in conflict.
* World Conflicts – Fight for your faction in ongoing tournament-style conflicts on each world and earn Loot Bonuses that pay out when you battle rivals.
* Additional worlds include Dandoran, Er’Kit, Yavin 4, and Hoth!

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‘Spacecom’ On Sale for $1.99

Good news, space strategy game fans. Spacecom is now two bucks instead of its usual four. From the App Store description:

Key Features:
– Single player campaign that will test your wit in diverse tactical puzzles
– Tense multiplayer – dominate up to 5 players per map
– No coincidence, no luck. What matters is good planning and successful execution
– Sound designed specifically to trigger strategic thinking
– Minimalistic visual design inspired by military technology
– Created to exalt smart thinking over fast clicking


‘Socioball’ On Sale for $0.99

The smart-looking minimalist puzzle game Socioball has dropped from $2.99 to $0.99, which means it’s time to grab it up if you want it but don’t have it. Really, the title alone is worth a dollar.


‘The Room Two’ On Sale for $0.99

The atmospheric puzzle game The Room Two is on sale for a buck, down from $2.99. If you don’t have it, get it. You won’t regret it.

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‘This War of Mine’ Review: War is Hell, But This Game Isn’t

Don’t play This War of Mine if you want to get warm and fuzzy feelings inside. It’s a realistic war game from the perspective of innocent civilians. But it’s an incredible achievement as a game, says 148Apps in their 4.5 out of 5 star review.

If you’ve already played This War of Mine on PC there isn’t much reason for you to do so again on the iPad, but the portability is nice. If you haven’t played it at all, you should really consider doing so. I won’t promise that you’ll enjoy yourself, but it will definitely stick with you long after you turn it off.

Via 148Apps

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Rovio Teases ‘Angry Birds 2′ Announcement

Like it or not, we live in an age when companies make announcements of announcements. The latest of these magnificent things comes from Rovio, the Finnish makers of the Angry Birds juggernaut. Apparently, they’re gearing up to unveil a full, actual sequel. Buckle up.

Via Touch Arcade


‘Blek’ is on sale for $0.99

This extremely clever puzzle game usually costs $2.99, but you can get it for a buck right now. Act fast, though, because you never know when the price will go back up.


‘Tales from Deep Space’ on sale for $3.99

Although many people seem disappointed with Amazon’s selections for its Prime sale, the company has put its game Tales from Deep Space on sale on iOS for $3.99, down from $6.99.


‘Sky Gamblers: Cold War’ is on sale for $0.99

Sky Gamblers: Cold War, a dogfighting game of air combat, is on sale for a dollar. That’s a great deal, seeing as it’s one of the best flying games on iOS and it usually costs $5.


‘Cut the Rope: Time Travel’ is on sale for $0.99

Usually ringing in at double the price, Cut the Rope: Time Travel is now available for just a dollar. If you like physics puzzles and feeding candy to monsters, you’ll definitely like this.

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Lonnie Plays

Lonnie has taken for a spin because why not? It’s a popular online game about circles consuming one another. He might as well play it! Check it out above.

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