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    Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare for iOS Teased during WWDC Keynote

    It was only up on the screen for a moment, but when demoing how the new Metal graphics processing system works in iOS 8, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare was shown up on the screen. We’ll assume that EA will have more to say about this at E3 next week. But if it’s true that the Frostbite engine is coming to iOS, the possibilities are mind boggling.

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      Where to Watch The Apple WWDC Keynote

      It’s Apple WWDC keynote day! What new features will Apple have for gamers? Perhaps we’ll see better controller support, or maybe, just maybe iOS games on TV? Check it out live starting today at 10am Pacific, streaming live from


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      Game of the Month, January 2013: Heroes and Castles

      Instead of a post-holiday lull, this January has been a surprisingly strong month for new iOS games. Out of several new Must Have games, one action-strategy game stands out, like a siege tower on a battlefield full of orcs and skeleton warriors. Our Game of the Month for January 2013 is Heroes and Castles, by Foursaken Media. (more…)

        The 50 Best iOS Games of 2012

        Last week we teased out our top 50 iOS games of 2012 in groups of 10. Now we’ve gathered them all in one place for your perusing pleasure. Do you agree with our picks? Would you have chosen differently? Let us know what you think in the comments below. (more…)

          The 50 Best iOS Games of 2012: #10-1

          Here it is: the final part of our massive recap of 2012’s best iOS games. These 10 games represent everything we love about the platform. Original IPs and ports, 2D and 3D, hardcore and casual, all seem right at home on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Thanks for reading this year, and may 2013 bring everyone much joy and happiness! (more…)

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            The 50 Best iOS Games of 2012: #20-11

            We’re approaching the end of our epic, annual Top 50 list of the Best iOS Games. As the list continues, the games just keep getting better and better. Read on for our picks, and let us know what you think is in the Top 10 via Twitter, Facebook, or the comments below! (more…)

              The 50 Best iOS Games of 2012: #30-21

              Our look back at the 50 best iOS games of 2012 continues with part 3, covering #30-21. If you agree or disagree with our picks, or want to guess what’s in the top 20, leave a comment below! You can find part one of our Top 50 here, and part two here. (more…)

                The 50 Best iOS Games of 2012: #40-31

                Merry X-mas, X-mas people! Today our gift to you is part two of our five-part round-up of the best iOS games of 2012. It’s been an outstanding year for iPhone and iPad gaming, and these next ten games are some of the best. Whether you’re ripping the wrapping off a new iOS device, cashing in iTunes gift card stocking stuffers, or are just looking for something fun to show off to your family and friends, any of these games should be perfect. Part one is here, and check back the next three days for the rest. (more…)

                  The 50 Best iOS Games of 2012: #50-41

                  In 2012, Slide To Play reviewed over 600 iOS games, and gave over 130 of them our highest score, a Must Have 4/4. From those top-reviewed games, we picked just 50 that we thought offered the very best gaming value for your time and money. The following Top 50 represent our favorite interactive iOS experiences of the year, and all week, we’re going to be rolling them out ten at a time. Read on for picks #50-41 of our Best iOS Games of 2012. (more…)

                    Big Game Night: He-Man, Punch Quest, Penny Arcade, and More

                    Tonight’s a great big night for iOS gaming, with new games from Gameloft, Chillingo, Foursaken, Rocketcat, and even a PC port of the third Penny Arcade adventure game. Follow the kiwi links below to go to the New Zealand App Store, where you can buy these games now. If you’re in the US, you can click the link after 8pm PST and find the games waiting for you there. (more…)

                      Big Game Night: Street Fighter X Tekken, Lunar Silver Star Story, and More

                      With the impending launch of the iPhone 5, some of the week’s major new games, which we’d normally expect tonight, launched a bit early. This includes Capcom’s Street Fighter x Tekken, Square Enix’s Demons’ Score, and Ubisoft’s Rayman Jungle Run. The rest are now on the New Zealand App Store, and you can follow the kiwi link to download them after 8pm PST when they launch in the United States. Click ahead for this week’s biggest releases! (more…)

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                        WWDC 2012 Keynote Liveblog

                        Today we’re reporting live from Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference in San Francisco. The main thing we’re expecting to see is the unveiling of iOS 6, the next operating system for iPhone and iPad. Also expected are new details on the next Mac operating system, new computer hardware, and whatever else they have in the pipeline. The keynote starts at 10 a.m. Pacific time (1 p.m. Eastern), so be sure to watch this page then for minute-by-minute updates on the announcements. (more…)

                          The 20 Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2012… So Far

                          The App Store is a labyrinthine place, and it’s easy to get lost in it. Many gamers just stick to the top 10 or 25 apps and base their purchases on those, ignoring everything else. To help you out, we’ve made it our mission to search out the best games available, regardless of whether they’re the best selling or not. Here’s our list of the top 20 iOS games that launched in the first quarter of 2012. (more…)

                            64 Retina-Ready iPad Games

                            So you’ve just bought a new iPad. Now that it’s out of the box, are you ready for some great new apps to show it off? After you’ve downloaded a few Retina-ready utility apps from our previous guide, check out the list below to find 64 games which look amazing running at 2048 x 1536, along with links to our reviews. (more…)

                              A Weekend With the iPad 2012

                              The latest and greatest Apple iPad is here and two of our editors have spent a weekend putting the new model through its paces. Here are some personal thoughts on the iPad 2012 from editors Chris Reed (a hardcore Apple enthusiast) and Raymond Padilla (a guy that loves iOS and Android equally). Naturally, we want to hear how your experience with the new iPad has been too. If you’re still on the fence about the new iPad, please let us know what factors are going into your decision. Read on to see what Chris and Raymond think of the iPad 2012. (more…)

                                Apple iPad 2012 Press Conference Live Blog

                                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! (more…)


                                GameFinder 1.2 Released!

                                After a… rather substantial delay, we are very pleased to announce the new version of our fabulous free app, GameFinder! Feature list after the break!


                                  The 50 Best iOS Games of 2011: #50-1

                                  In case you’ve been busy spending the holidays with friends and family, or just cross-country skiing to the North Pole, here’s our recap of last week’s epic, five-part series on the 50 best iOS games of 2011. How many do you own? (more…)

                                    The 50 Best iOS Games of 2011: #10-1

                                    Here it is: Our Top 10 games of 2011. It’s been an amazing year for mobile games and technology, and these 10 games represent what we think are the most fun you can have on an iPhone or iPad in 2011. Tell us your year-end favorites in the comments section, and get ready for a spectacular 2012! (more…)

                                      The 50 Best iOS Games of 2011: #20-11

                                      We played a lot of fantastic games in 2011. In fact, there were so many that a Top 10 or Top 20 just wouldn’t cut it. Here’s the next-to-last installment of our Top 50 countdown to 2011’s Game of the Year. Watch for fighters, wizards, and aliens ahead! (more…)

                                        The 50 Best iOS Games of 2011: #30-21

                                        We’re counting down our 50 favorite iPhone and iPad games of the year, all the way down to our number one Game of the Year. In today’s featured games, you can fight terrorists, explore the ocean, become a DJ hero, and much more. The games only get better from here, so check back tomorrow and Friday for the rest of the list. (more…)

                                        Just A Watch - Apple Watch News, Apps, Games, Gear, and More

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                                        We'll bring you the latest apps, games, gear, tips and tricks for the Apple Watch daily. Scouring the interenet for the best info, without the clickbait and the fluff. It's the same concise curation of content like Slide to Play but focused on the Apple Watch.