Game Stew’s retro-styled War of Eclipse is a unique hodge-podge of reflex, action, and adventure. Now’s a perfect time to give it a try for yourself, as it’s free to download. Its usual price is $1.99 USD.
The success of mobile titles like Final Fantasy: Record Keeper is prompting Square-Enix to focus more of its efforts on smartphones and tablets, as the console market is becoming “increasingly competitive and oligopolistic.”
All aspiring beast masters should take a look at Gamezebo’s strategy guide for Miniclip’s new adventure game, Beast Quest.
While the game is designed to be accessible to players of all ages, it’s no walk in the park. Some of the boss fights are downright challenging, and I found myself struggling to complete them even after multiple attempts.
A new smartphone-based Kingdom Hearts game is incoming. Alas, it’s currently only scheduled for Japan.
In Kingdom Hearts X[chi] you play as a Keyblade wielder during the Great Keyblade War, with parts of the story that weaves Kingdom Hearts III. The upcoming smartphone version, Kingdom Hearts Unchained X[chi], will be based off the browser game, except renewed for smartphone.
Trends spread through school hallways like cold viruses. That goes double for popular game downloads, which see a real spike in traffic once the kids start playing. Touch Arcade has some detailed data courtesy of Rusty Moyher, the maker of Astro Party.
There’s been some buzz about an upcoming MMORPG from Thrive Games called Dragon of Legends. You get to choose a side to fight on (Norse or Celts) before being immersed in a world built to look like 16-bit RPGs of old. Definitely one to look out for.
Humans aren’t the only ones that will struggle to survive the upcoming zombie apocalypse: Goats need to get by, too. Touch Arcade’s lukewarm review of Goat Simulator GoatZ praises the game’s weirdness, but dings it for control and physics issues.
It’s just five bucks, though, and if all you want out of life is to make zombies act like goats with your mind control ray while dragging a Porta-Potty around by your tongue, then I suppose this fills that niche pretty admirably.
An unofficial “Five Nights at Freddy’s 4″ game got through the App Store’s approval process, even though it was clearly a palette swap of the original game. The app cost $9.99 and made money for a few days before it was pulled. Five Nights at Freddy’s franchise creator Scott Cawthon filed for a subpoena against the developer.
2D action roguelike games aren’t something you see very often, but Tallowmere brings the sub-genre to mobile in all its wonderfully punishing glory. It costs $3.99 USD to download.
• Raise your shield to block enemy attacks.
• Lower your shield and strike your foes when the timing is right.
• Jump or move to avoid traps, or use your shield to reduce damage taken.
• Find the key to advance to the next room.
• Collect weapons, outfits, headgear, and shields of various rarities to aid your journey.
• Turn in souls from slain enemies to increase your base stats and passive abilities.
• Stay alive as long as you can!
Detective Dixie: The Revenge of Wishteria is a crime-solving mystery game / graphic novel from Giant Leap Studio. Its visuals are rich and detailed, and its protagonist, Detective Dixie, is as cute as a button. The game’s free to download.
Help Detective Dixie to:
■ Investigate the Crime Scene
Find all evidences left in the crime scene by tapping the items and talk to the people who might have information about the case.
■ Travel to the Wishteria Town and Collect the Clues
Every magical place of the town has its own secret. Travel to every corner of the town and talk with the residents to pull any testimonies and all the clues that you need.
■ Solve the Mini Puzzles to Interrogate the Suspects
The sheriff will provide you with the list of persons who might be involved with the case. Find them and interrogate them to prove their alibis, but beware. They won’t give you any valuable information without any puzzles to be solved.
■ Unveil the Murder Trick and Arrest the Killer
Bring all the evidences you have gathered to the police station and convince them to arrest the suspect. Choose your evidences as solid proofs to support your theory carefully, and destroy the killer’s alibis as well.
Sega fans be warned: Over the coming weeks, Sega will be pulling some of its mobile titles from the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon App Store. No word on what’s going to go, but you’ll be able to re-download anything you’ve downloaded / purchased in the past.
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